Hi folks, I just bought a 1950 buick on ebay, I'm stuck in california for a job and the car is located in NY, so no chance for me to see it. The vendor sent me a couple of pics of the VIN and the cowl tag...
VIN reads: 35947964
Tag reads: 1950 MOD 50-52
Style n 50-4519
BODY N BL 8821
TRIM N 50
PAINT N 222 (what colour is that?)
NO PS OR PB???
that's kinda familiar as looks a lot like the tag on my other 56 buick, but I'm a bit puzzled on the paint colour....hope someone could drop a hint
sorry, i don't have anything on the 50's Buicks.
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3 = Linden assembly plant
5947964 = Frame or serial number
50 = 1950
52 = Super Tourback 6 passenger Sedan
4519 = 45=Fisher Body Style, 19=4dr sedan
8821 = Factory ID
Trim 50 = Grey Herringbone Pattern Cloth
Paint 22 2
22 = Carlsbad Black upper
2 = Cumberland Grey lower
or 2 22
2 = Grey upper
22 = Black lower
Last edited by thepartsman; 03-08-2007 at 08:16 PM.
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cool partsman, thank very much for your help, here are a few pictures of my new baby:
obviously the car must have been repainted at some stage..she needs some care but I'll do my best to bring her back to her original beauty..
The question I have is on the vin number on this 51 where they screwed on the door frame or rived on ?
They are screwed on, makes it easy to pull them off for painting
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