1953 Chevrolet Corvette 

Formerly Owned by NCRS President Sam Folz

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- Formerly owned by Sam Folz, NCRS Member No. 13, 1 of the 7 founding fathers of the NCRS
- Sam Folz served as the first NCRS Technical Chairman, NCRS President, the first 1953-1955 Judging Team Leader, authored many articles for the NCRS magazine and today the Sam Folz Memorial award is presented at National Conventions to the car driven the greatest distance that also earned Top Flight
- Sold new at C.W. Krum and Son in Schoolcraft, MI on December 21, 1953
- First Place in Show at the Corvette Corral Concours in Elkhart Lake, WI in 1963
- First Place 6-cylinder Corvette at the 4th Central Meet of the VCCA in Flint, MI in 1967
- Featured in Corvette News in 1970 chronicling the 73 known 1953 Corvettes
- Earned First Place in Senior Class at the first NCRS Meet in Wapakoneta, Ohio in 1974
- Featured in a 1983 Chevy promotional film
- Featured in the Corvette Restorer in 1983
- No. 91 of 300 built, 59,400 original miles
- Copy of the original dealer invoice
- Original 235 CI Blue Flame Six engine
- The engine number LAY 341018 matches the copy of the original dealer invoice
- Triple Carter YH side-draft carburetors
- Powerglide automatic transmission
- Side curtains included
- Polo White with Red interior and Black soft top
- Signal seeking AM radio
- Extensive restoration completed in 1997, restoration photos included
- Driven fewer than 10 miles since the restoration
- Walter P. Chrysler Award of Excellence at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Concours d'Elegance in Dayton, Ohio in 1999

Reference Number 648599

as of 4/17/2021

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Car 1953 Chevrolet Corvette
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