1932 Willys-Knight Second Series “Silver Anniversary” Model 75 $ 65000

 

THIS  WILLYS KNIGHT 5 WINDOW COUPE HAS BEEN METICULOUSLY RESTORED TO FACTORY SPECS.  EVERY BOLT AND NUT HAS BEEN SAVED AND RESTORED . THE BEAUTY OF THIS CAR GOES ALL THE WAY FROM THE BODY TO THE ENGINE TO THE  INTERIOR. IT HAS SO MANY UNIQUE FEATURES THAT ONLY WILLYS KNIGHT ARE FAMOUS FOR AND HAS BEEN BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE HERE IN THIS CAR WITH LOVING CARE AND STRICT ATTENTION TO DETAIL. TO THE RARITY OF THIS CAR WILLYS KNIGHT REGISTRY FOR THE LAST 54 YEARS HAS SEARCHED WORLDWIDE AND REGISTERED ALL EXISTING WILLYS CARS AND WAS TOLD BY THE OWNER THIS IS THE ONLY ONE THEY HAVE FOUND IN EXISTANCE TODAY the NOVEMBER 1932 WILLYS KNIGHT CEASED PRODUCTION AND PRODUCED ONLY 812 CARS OF FOUR BODY STYLES ONLY A HAND FULL OF THE 5 WINDOW COUPES WERE PRODUCED AND WE BELIEVE BY ALL RECORDED ACCOUNTS THIS IS THE ONLY ONE TODAY THAT HAS SURVIVE.  AFTER YEARS OF OWNERSHIP AND RESEARCH OF THIS CAR.  A TWO YEAR COMPLETE BODY OFF RESTORATION. CONCOURS CORRECT  TO FACTORY SPECIFICATIONS. WITH COPIES OF  THE ORIGIN FACTORY BLUE PRINTS THE OWNER ACQUIRED TO GO BY FOR THE WOOD BODY RESTORATION.  A MASTER WOOD WORKER  RECREATE THE WOOD BODY OF THIS CAR UNDER THE SHEET METAL. NO EASY TASK.  BEAUTIFUL WOOD WORK BY A MASTER OF AN ALMOST LOST ART IN THIS DAY AND TIME. AT THE FACTORY THE METAL WOULD BE ATTACHED OVER THE WOOD. THINK OF THE HOURS TAKEN  TO RECREATE THIS WITH HAVING TO PUT THE WOOD IN THE EXISTING METAL ALREADY MOLDED BEAUTIFUL WORK.  AS FOR THE BODY COLOR ITSELF IT WAS  RESTORED TO THE ORIGINAL FACTORY COLORS FROM ORIGINAL COLOR SWATCHES FROM THE FACTORY. HENRY GREEN AND WILD HORN GREEN. THE ENGINE IS A RARE TWIN SLEEVE 6 CYLINDER  THIS CAR RUNS DRIVES AND STOPS AS THE DAY IT CAME FROM THE FACTORY. ALL THE DRIVE TRAIN HAS BEEN REBUILT AND RESTORED TO FACTORY STANDARDS. THE INTERIOR WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY JUST TO SIT DOWN AND TAKE A TRIP . EVERYTHING INSIDE HAS BEEN RESTORED USING  THE ORIGINAL TYPE FACTORY MATERIALS. THE SEATS AND INTERIOR FABRIC FOR THIS SILVER ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL MODEL RECEIVED GENUINE MOHAIR CLOTH IN DESERT SAND.   IT HAS BEEN FAITHFULLY REPRODUCED BY LABARON BONNEY.   ALL THE WOOD GRAIN HAS BEEN APPLIED FACTORY  CORRECT.  DASH AND TRIM HAVE BEEN  PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED WITH THE ORIGINAL GRAINING TECHIQUE AS WAS USED IN THE FACTORY. MANY HOURS OF HAND BRUSH WORK . ALL THE INSTRUMENTS ARE ORIGINAL AND HAVE BEEN PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED.   THE ROOF OF THIS CAR IS ANOTHER WORK OF ART IN ITSELF.  WITH ALL THE TRIM BEING RECREATED JUST AS THE FACTORY WITH THE OLD TIME ANNEALING PROCESS BY HAND.  THIS CAR IS A TRUE WORK OF ART.  THE SPOKE WHEELS ARE POWDER COATED WITH NEW  CORRECT WHITE WALL TIRES. OPTIONS INCLUDE THE RARE AND IN WORKING ORDER PINES THERMOSTATICALLY OPERATED RADIATOR SHUTTERS. DEALER INSTALLED TRIPP LIGHTS. THE OWNER BELIEVES FROM HIS RESEARCH THAT THIS BEAUTY CAME FROM A DEALERSHIP IN NORTH CAROLINA. ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS AUCTION ARE THE OWERS VIRTUAL LIBRARY OF EVERY HISTORICAL DOCUMENT WRITTEN ON THIS CAR. INCLUDING COPIES OF ORIGINAL BLUE PRINTS. ORIGINAL PAINT CHIPS. WILLYS KNIGHT MANUALS AND OTHER MEMROBILIA. THERE IS ALSO A DETAILED PICTORIAL ALBUM SHOWING HOW DETAILED THIS RESTORATION WAS. For well over $ 120000.  PRICE  Now $65000

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