1950 Cadillac Series 62 / 506258424 Chassis Information

1950 Cadillac Series 62
Coupe DeVille
Designer: Harley Earl
Chassis Num: 506258424
Sold for $40,700 at 2007 RM Sothebys.
Cadillac redesigned their Series 61 and 62 line of cars in 1950, giving them lower and sleeker contours, sweeping front fenders, long rear decks, and a broken rear fender line. The front grille grew in size, becoming larger and the hood extended out further than in prior years. There were round parking lights, long tailfin rear fenders with imitation chrome air slots, and a one-piece windshield. The Series 61 and Series 62 were similar in design, with the presence of rear Ventipanes on the Series 62 being one of the more distinguishable differences.

For 1950, the Series 62 was available as a four door sedan, a two-door Club Coupe, 2-door Coupe DeVille and a 2-door Convertible Coupe. The four-door sedan was by far, the most popular, with sales reaching 41,890. Following in second place was the Convertible Coupe which had 6,986. Closely behind that was the two-door Club Coupe with seating for five, netting 6,434. There was a single rolling chassis created that received no coachwork; apart from this, the Coupe DeVille was the most exclusive bodystyle available, with 4,507 examples created. They were not the most expensive, that honor went to the convertible coupe, but their price tag was the second highest at $3,523. It was more affordable than the venerable Fleetwood, but remained rather rare.

The Series 62 came standard with hydraulic window lifts and a Hydra-Matic transmission. The only engine offered by Cadillac in 1950 was a V8 unit that displaced 331 cubic-inches and produced 160 horsepower.

This 1950 Cadillac Coupe deVille 2D was offered for sale at the Vintage Motor Cars sale at Hershey, PA presented by RM Auctions. It was estimated to sell for $40,000 - $50,000 and offered without reserve. Since the lot was offered without reserve, the buyer was able to purchase this vehicle with a high bid of $40,700 including buyer's premium.

This car has four-wheel drum brakes, a Hydra-Matic automatic transmission and an overhead V8 engine that produces 160 horsepower. There are 43,000 original miles, black paint, and fitted with optional Sombrero chrome wheel discs and whitewall tires. The interior is grey upholstery with matching carpet and a black and grey dashboard with an optional radio. Power brakes and power steering are also on this vehicle.
By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2007

Chassis# 506258424

2007 Vintage Motor Cars at Hershey
Pre-Auction Estimates :$40,000-$50,000 
Sale Price : $40,700

Analysis

Chassis number 506258424 Auction Sales History
2007$40,700

2017 7
2016 2
2015 6
2014 2
2013 5
2012 3
2011 4
2010 1
2009 3
2008 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$53,036$121,0007
2016$70,717$106,7842
2015$44,225$82,5006
2014$48,400$51,7002
2013$63,084$126,5005
2012$55,667$66,0003
2011$26,813$40,0004
2010$40,700$40,7001
2009$36,467$42,5003
2008$46,250$46,5002

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1950 sales)
1950 Cadillac Series 62
Sold for $49,000
  2017 Leake Auction : Dallas Fall
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62
Sold for $47,000
  2017 Leake Auction : Dallas Fall
 
1950 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE
Sold for $66,000
  2017 Dragone Lime Rock Park
 
1950 Cadillac Deville
Sold for $37,000
  2017 Mecum : Portland
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62
Sold for $6,250
  2017 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe Deville
Sold for $45,000
  2017 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1950 CADILLAC DE VILLE CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 506275477
Sold for $121,000
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1950 CADILLAC SERIES 62 COUPE
Sold for $34,650
  2016 McCormick's - # 61
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible (LHD)
Sold for $106,784
  2016 Shannons - Sydney Winter Classic
 
1950 CADILLAC SERIES 62
Sold for $44,000
  2015 Leake Auction - Dallas
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Chassis#: 506244280
Sold for $82,500
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Motor City Auction
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan
Sold for $31,350
  2015 Morphy Auctions : Premier Automobile Sale
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe Deville
Sold for $51,000
  2015 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62
Sold for $18,000
  2015 Mecum : Houston
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Sold for $38,500
  2015 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Sold for $45,100
  2014 Auctions America - Ft Lauderdale
 
1950 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 506243811
Sold for $51,700
  2014 Barrett-Jackson's 43RD Annual Scottsdale Auction
  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Chassis#: 506244280
Sold for $126,500
  2013 RM Auction - Hershey
 
1950 CADILLAC SERIES 62 2 DOOR HARDTOP
Chassis#: 506258173
Sold for $41,800
  2013 Barrett-Jackson, Las Vegas
 
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Sold for $82,000
  2013 Auctions America - Ft Lauderdale
 

No Sale

1950 Cadillac Series 62's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1950 Cadillac Series 62 2017 Mecum : Kansas City$10,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe 2017 Mecum : Las Vegas$40,000  
1950 Cadillac DeVille 2017 Silver Auction Portland/Vancouver$35,000  
1950 CADILLAC SERIES 62 2016 McCormick's # 61$14,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible 2012 Auctions America Fall Carlisle$25,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe5062438112012 RM Auctions St. Johns, Michigan$45,000$65,000$85,000
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible 2012 Mecum Auctions Kissimmee Florida$95,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible 2011 Mecum Auctions Dallas, TX Auction$45,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible 2011 Mecum Auctions Dallas, TX Auction$50,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible 2011 RM Auctions Hershey$100,000$100,000$120,000
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible 2010 Auctions America : Auburn Collector Car Auction$49,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan 2010 Auctions America : Auburn Collector Car Auction$23,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible 2009 Leake Auctions Houston Annual Leake Auto Auction Reliant Center$47,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible 2009 Boca Raton, FL Kruse$81,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan 2006 RM Auctions Toronto International Spring Classic Car Auction$21,500  
1950 Cadillac 62 Series Sedan deVille 2005 Toronto International Fall Classic Car Auction$24,500  
1950 CADILLAC COUPE DEVILLE TWO DOOR HARDTOP 2003 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$36,000  
1950 Cadillac Series 62 2D 2002 Toronto International Fall Classic Car Auction$11,000  
1950 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE 2002 Kruse Auction Tulsa, OK$37,000  
1950 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE 2001 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$39,000  

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