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Classic Excalibur from Daniel Schmitt & Co.

 

Taking inspiration from the classic pre-war lines of Mercedes-Benz sports cars, the Excalibur Automobile Corporation was established in 1964 by Brooks Stevens in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They produced what was at the time labeled “The Contemporary Classic” automobile, with classic looks and modern reliability. All cars were built on custom steel frames and utilized Chevrolet Corvette drive train and suspension. Then company Vice President William Stevens told the New York Times in 1975 that their product was “for the man or woman who wants a fun machine with antique class.” At its peak Excalibur was the fourth largest automobile manufacture in the United States and the company produced a little over 3,200 cars between 1965 and 1989. Their quality and class attracted numerous famous owners including Roberto Duran, Dick Van Dyke, Tony Curtis, Shirley Jones, Sonny and Cher, Dean Martin, Jackie Gleason, Paul Harvey, Jay Leno, Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Foreman, and numerous more.

 

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#triviatuesday with John Sherman

John Sherman’s classic car trivia question for today is:

 

What automaker had a station wagon model named the ‘Shopper’ in the late 1950’s?

a. Ford

b. Plymouth

c. DeSoto

d. Dodge

e. Studebaker

 

If you know the answer leave it in the comments below. John is our General Manager at Daniel Schmitt & Co., a fountain of classic car knowledge and huge Saab fan.

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Daniel Schmitt & Co. News

Dear collectors and enthusiasts,

With summer driving season in full swing we are happy to report that a brisk increase in our business in the past 60 days is a strong indicator of the strength of the collector car market. The number of private collections seems to be increasing worldwide and collectors will always seek out the best examples. Our commitment to procuring the best of the best to bring to market while providing an excellent purchasing experience is what continues to make Daniel Schmitt & Co. an industry leader. If you would like further information or photos about the vehicles featured in this newsletter or any other classics in our inventory please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We can be contacted at 314.291.7000 or info@schmitt.com.

Sincerely,

Daniel Schmitt & Co.

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1960 Chrysler Imperial Crown Sedan – The perfect Imperial Crown to drive and enjoy!

  • “America’s most carefully built car”
  • Sympathetic restoration
  • Classic one year only styling
  • Factory correct color combination
  • Correct 413ci 350 hp V8 engine
  • Recently serviced

The 1960 Chrysler Imperial Crown Sedan featured here is finished in exquisite Alaskan White with an impeccably kept gray and white interior. This magnificent motorcar comes fitted with nearly every available option including factory air conditioning, power seats, power windows and much more.

1960 Chrysler Imperial Crown Sedan from Daniel Schmitt & Co. classic cars st. louis, daniel schmitt vintage cars, antique automobiles

 

 

 

1990 Chevrolet 1500 454SS Pickup Truck – Includes original books, original window sticker, features cassette, extra keys and more

  • Performs like new!
  • Only 795 miles! 
  • Placed in storage by the original owner for 25 years
  • First production model year

The 1990 Chevrolet 1500 454SS Pickup Truck featured here is finished in stunning Onyx Black with a gorgeous Garnet interior. This spectacular Pickup Truck has been driven just 795 miles and is arguably one of the best examples available on the market today.

1990 Chevrolet 1500 454SS Pickup Truck  Daniel Schmitt & Co. classic cars

 

 

 

1952 DeSoto Firedome V8 Convertible – A collector’s dream!

  • Beautiful, no-expense-spared restoration
  • Original California car
  • One of only 850 built
  • Semi-Automatic with fluid drive
  • Stunning color combination

This example is finished in classic Bright Red with a beautiful Light Tan leather interior and matching convertible top. To find a Firedome convertible in this color combination and condition is truly a rare occurrence.

1952 DeSoto Firedome V8 Convertible Daniel Schmitt & Co. classic car gallery st. louis

 

 

 

1966 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible – Collector owned the past 16 years

  • Remote trunk release
  • Full documentation including original owner’s manual, top manual, factory pouch and more
  • Power convertible top
  • Power steering
  • Power brakes
  • Power windows
  • Auto dimming lights

The 1966 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible featured here is finished in stunning Florentine Gold Firemist with a Saddle leather interior and beige convertible top. This top-of-the-line model is among one of the finest examples we have seen in many years. It has been beautifully restored to a very high level and performs incredibly well.

1966 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible  Daniel Schmitt & Co. Classic Cadillac for sale, classic car gallery

 

 

 

1963 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon –  Kelsey Hayes Chrome Wire Wheels

  • Beautifully restored
  • Performs incredibly well!
  • Single family ownership for over 50 years
  • Includes factory owner’s manual
  • 352ci V8 engine
  • Power rear window & power brakes
  • Dual side mirrors

This well-maintained 1963 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon 6-passenger example is finished in classic Corinthian White with a beautiful brown interior and wood trim accents. We are proud to offer this exceptional example to the most sophisticated collector, investor or enthusiast who understands and appreciates the rarity of this car.

1963 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon 6-passenger for sale Daniel Schmitt and Co. Classic Car gallery

 

 

Coming Soon:

1937 MG VA Roadster – Dark Green

1967 Austin-Healey 3000 BJ8 Convertible – Green

1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow – Green

2006 Mini Cooper S JCW GP  – Thunder Blue

1970 Iso Grifo GL Series II – Silver

1965 Renault Alpine Dinalpin – Blue

1983 Zimmer Golden Spirit Convertible – Cream

1947 Packard Clipper Army Staff Car – Olive

1971 Porsche 911T RSR – Light Blue/Orange

1968 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman 4-Door Limousine – Black

1959 Porsche 356A Cabriolet – Red

1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SE Convertible – Green

1967 Maserati Ghibli – Silver

 

 

 

 

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