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1951 STUDEBAKER COMMANDER

 This car is all original and is unrestored. I have all the history. A very  unique survivor. 232 cu.in. 3-speed manual transmission. It was ordered on June  19, 1951 from Smith Motor Co. of Manteca, California. It was built on  June 29, 1951. It might have been the last 1951 Commander Convertible  built. Jack Smith the Plant Supervisor and Studebaker Engineer went down  the assembly line with this car and kept tabs on it through the years. The car  ended up back in storage at the old Studebaker plant where it was built  years later. The car ended up going to a great personal friend of Jack's  who had it for years. That is who I purchased it from. The car does  run. The Hill Stop needs fixing on the master cylinder. The car has been  converted to a floor shift by Jack Smith years ago. The original red  leather interior is under some vinyl covers made years ago. It is in  good condition. Car has some very minor round holes of rust on the passenger  side floor pan and in one corner of the trunk. The car is very solid and  original. This car has never been apart. I have the build sheet from  Studebaker and all the numbers on it and the car match. Car is missing  nothing and has all the original patina.