A highly desirable “Sedanette” fastback powered by the legendary 331 OHV V8. Well-documented ownership chain back to the 1950s, presented in the original color and spec. A gorgeous example of GM design mastery from Frank Hershey and Harley Earl.
This 1949 Cadillac is a highly desirable Series 62 Sedanette, beautifully presented in its original shade of Dartmouth green over a dark brown leather interior. This lovely example boasts a well-documented chain of ownership going back to the 1950s and has never required a full restoration, thanks to regular maintenance and refurbishment work as needed through the years. Initially sold in Dallas, Texas, the first owner kept the car until 1957. He sold it to the second owners who cherished the Cadillac in their family for the next sixty years. While in their care, it made its way to the Pacific Northwest, receiving a high-quality respray in the original color, a partial retrim of the interior, and attentive service work along the way. Records and receipts document much of the work that kept this Cadillac looking and running its best. More recent attention includes extensive detailing of the engine bay and undercarriage, and the car now presents with a charming character, ideal for enjoyment on the road or in casual show settings. The Dartmouth Green paintwork is excellent, and the panels properly aligned. Some finish imperfections are noted under scrutiny, but the overall appearance is wonderfully attractive. Chrome and stainless brightwork are excellent all around, with a mix of original and beautifully restored pieces, including all of the correct Series 62 trim. Steel wheels wear superb “sombrero” wheel covers, and wide-whitewall Diamondback radials improve the all-round handling without sacrificing the period-correct appearance.