Ranger50
Ranger50 PowerDork
10/26/14 9:25 p.m.

In this case, it would be my dad. I spoke with him tonight and he says he took possession of a "barn find". I, knowing what that can range from, inquire further. Come to find out there was this car a few hrs from his home and had been actually advertised in Hemmings for sale. He arranged to go look at it, full well knowing he doesn't have the asking price burning a hole in his pocket. He drives out and looks it. 41K original miles that has been stored in a HEATED barn for the past 35 yrs. This thing doesn't have but rust on the trunk lip. No rust in the floors, came with owners and repair manuals, two brand new hubcaps, etc... Originally, the owners wanted 5k, he walks out with the car for 2k. All this over a freaking 59 Studebaker Lark with a 6cyl/3spd, IIRC.

Berkeley.

I can't wait to see it.

Rob_Mopar
Rob_Mopar SuperDork
10/26/14 9:42 p.m.
Ranger50 wrote: I can't wait to see it.

The rest of us too!

Duke
Duke UltimaDork
10/27/14 8:18 a.m.

Wholly cow. I almost never have that kind of luck. Nice find!

Toyman01
Toyman01 UltimaDork
10/27/14 9:16 a.m.

chuckles
chuckles HalfDork
10/27/14 8:35 p.m.

Recently looked at the restored Lark VIII Wagon at the Desert Museum outside Tucson. That would have been worth the price of admission by itself, and it was out front on display.

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