1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe / 496255635 Chassis Information

1949 Cadillac Series 62
Convertible Coupe
Designer: Harley Earl
Chassis #: 496255635
Sold for $75,900 at 2009 Automobiles of Amelia Island.
In 1949, Cadillac introduced its new overhead valve V8 engine that was more compact and lighter than its predecessor. This basic engine would power Cadillac models through the late 1970s.

There were four Cadillac series offered in 1949 with the most popular being the Series 62, available in Sedan, Coupe, Coupe DeVille and Convertible Coupe form. The Convertible Coupe came standard with power-operated windows and an upgraded interior.

This example is finished in black and has a period-style spotlight, whitewall tires, and 'sombrero' wheel covers. The interior is red leather upholstery with matching wool carpets. There is an AM radio and a heater. Power is from the V8 engine mated to a Hydra-Matic transmission.

In 2009, this Convertible Coupe was offered for sale at the Automobiles of Amelia Island auction presented by RM Auctions. The car was estimated to sell for $80,000 - $100,000. The lot was sold for a high bid of $75,900, including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2009

2009 Automobiles of Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$80,000-$100,000 
Sale Price :
$75,900

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

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$49,843$95,70010
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#: 496208030
Sold for $77,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Hershey
 
1949 Cadillac Deville
Sold for $7,150
  2018 Mecum : Dallas
 
1949 Cadillac Deville
Sold for $17,600
  2018 Mecum : Dallas
 
1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Chassis#: 496241976
Sold for $56,100
  2018 Mecum : Monterey
1949 Cadillac Series 62 image  1949 Cadillac Series 62 image  
1949 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE CUSTOM 'CAD ATTACK'
Chassis#: 496273028
Sold for $30,375
  2018 Coys - The Royal Horticultural Halls Westminster, London
 
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
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

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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