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VEHICLE
IDENTIFICATION
NUMBER

BUICK
4 5 2 6 9 5 H 1 0 0 0 0 1

Commonly referred to as the VIN NUMBER, this series of numbers and letters is stamped on a plate attached to the left front door hinge pillar. Also stamped on the top surface of the engine block forward of the valve cover on the left side.
FIRST DIGIT: Identifies the series
SERIES
Special
Special Deluxe
Skylark
LeSabre
Invicta
Electra
Electra 225
1
2
3
4
6
7
8
SECOND DIGIT: Identifies the model year (H = 1961)
THIRD DIGIT: Identifies the assembly plant
ASSEMBLY PLANT
Flint, MI
South Gate, CA
Linden, NJ
Kansas City, KS
Wilmington, DE
Atlanta, GA
Arlinton, TX
1
2
3
4
5
6
8
LAST 6 DIGITS: Represent the basic production numbers. Starting number 001001/up




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