1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe / 496268896 Chassis Information

1949 Cadillac Series 62 photograph

1949 Cadillac Series 62 photograph

1949 Cadillac Series 62 photograph

1949 Cadillac Series 62 photograph

1949 Cadillac Series 621949 Cadillac Series 621949 Cadillac Series 621949 Cadillac Series 62
Convertible Coupe
Designer: Harley Earl
Chassis Num: 496268896
Sold for $126,500 at 2011 Gooding & Company.
Sold for $140,250 at 2014 Gooding & Company.
The early history of this Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe is not known. By the 1970s, it had come into the possession of a Hollywood, California, Cadillac enthusiast. In 1978 it was acquired by Southern California collector Myron Reichert and driven to his home near San Diego. By the late 1980s, after having spent some time in storage, Mr. Reichert treated the car to a concours-level restoration.

The nut-and-bolt restoration was performed by Grand Touring Garage of Anaheim, California which totaled almost $200,000 which included installing a proper 1949 Cadillac engine, as the original motor had previously been replaced. The car was refinished in the authentic Cadillac color of Madeira Maroon. The work was completed in 1989 and then displayed at several events. It earned a First Junior Award at the AACA's Western Fall Meet in Palm Springs, California. In 1991, the car claimed a Senior Award at the AACA's Western Spring Meet in Carlsbad, California. More recently, the car won in the Special Interest Class at the 2004 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. It also won a Best in Class award at the 2008 Newport Beach Concours d'Elegance.

The current owner acquired this car in 2011. Over the past 25 years, the car has accrued less than 1,000 miles.

This Series 62 Cadillac rides on whitewall tires, has a door-mounted safety spotlight, radio, and antenna. There is an original jack and tool kit, and original owner's manual.
By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2014

Chassis# 496268896

2014 Gooding & Company - Amelia Island Sale
Pre-Auction Estimates :$125,000-$150,000 
Sale Price : $140,250
2011 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
Pre-Auction Estimates :$90,000-$120,000 
Sale Price : $126,500

Analysis

Chassis number 496268896 Auction Sales History
2014$140,250
2011$126,500

2018 5
2017 10
2016 8
2015 12
2014 6
2013 6
2012 1
2011 7
2010 5
2009 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$62,040$95,7005
2017$42,978$89,10010
2016$48,584$110,0008
2015$42,655$110,00012
2014$63,467$140,2506
2013$79,833$112,7506
2012$575$5751
2011$36,721$126,5007
2010$38,792$52,2505
2009$87,450$99,0002

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1949 sales)
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 496234279
Sold for $53,900
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 496241726
Sold for $95,700
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan
Chassis#: 496247357
Sold for $12,100
  2018 RM Sothebys : Fort Lauderdale
 
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 496241726
Sold for $93,500
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Sold for $55,000
  2018 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62
Sold for $17,325
  2017 McCormick's Auction # 63
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62
Sold for $50,000
  2017 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CUSTOM
Sold for $20,000
  2017 Leake - Tulsa
 
1949 Cadillac Coupe Deville
Sold for $52,000
  2017 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Fleetwood Sedan
Chassis#: 496007451
Sold for $37,400
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers: Texas Classic Auction
 
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62
Sold for $12,750
  2017 Leake Auction - OKC Fairgrounds
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Sold for $89,100
  2017 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale Az
 
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62
Chassis#: 496229404
Sold for $62,700
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 496236482
Sold for $60,500
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62
Sold for $28,000
  2017 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Custom
Sold for $50,000
  2016 Mecum : Dallas
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62
Sold for $38,311
  2016 Collector Car - Toronto Fall Classic
 
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 496248863
Sold for $110,000
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Northeast
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe
Chassis#: 496222841
Sold for $81,400
  2016 Worldwide Auctions - The Houston Classic
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Club Coupe 'Sedanette'
Chassis#: 496150666
Sold for $35,750
  2016 Worldwide Auctions - The Houston Classic
 

No Sale

1949 Cadillac Series 62's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1949 Cadillac Deville Series 62 2017 Mecum : Las Vegas$27,500  
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible 2017 Mecum : Kissimmee$77,000  
1949 Cadillac Series 62 2016 Silver Auction Reno$38,000  
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Custom Cad Attack4962730282016 Coys : Schloss Dyck $70,000$90,000
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE CUSTOM CAD ATTACK4962730282016 Coys Blenheim Palace $60,000$70,000
1949 Cadillac Series 62 2015 Carlisle Auctions Fall Auction   
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE 2015 Mecum Dallas$47,000  
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan 2013 Leake Auction Dallas, Texas$11,500  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE 2013 Artcurial Automobiles Sur Les Champs 5   
1949 Cadillac Series 62 502 CI, Automatic4961775952012 Mecum Anaheim, CA$40,000  
1949 Cadillac Series 624961775952012 Russo and Steele Scottsdale   
1949 Cadillac Series 62 2011 Leake Auction Dallas, Texas$19,000  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 624962598622011 Silver Auction Last ChanceFt McDowell, Ariz$85,000  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 2011 Silver Auction Ft McDowell, Arizona$87,500  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE 2010 McCormick's Auction #49 Palm Springs, CA$82,500  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 COUPE DEVILLE HARDTOP4962851522010 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction $70,000$90,000
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Sedanette 2009 Mecum St. Charles Auction$30,000  
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe 2009 Vintage Motor Cars of Meadow Brook$52,500$65,000$85,000
1949 CADILLAC CPE DE VILLE4962871042009 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions February 2009$38,000  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 2008 Silver Auction Las Vegas$26,000  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 2008 Silver Auction Las Vegas$26,000  
1949 Cadillac 2008 Mecum St. Paul, MN Auction$17,000  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 TWO DOOR 2003 Kruse Auction Ft.Myers, Fl$29,000  
1949 Cadillac Sixty Special Fleetwood 2003 The Florida Collector Car Auction$11,500  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 FOUR DOOR SEDAN 2001 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$14,000  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 FOUR DOOR SEDAN 2001 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$16,000  

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