1953 Chevrolet Corvette C1 / E53F 001 024 Chassis Information

Roadster
Designer: Harley Earl
Chassis Num: E53F 001 024
To enhance the appeal of their new sports car, Chevrolet marketing made a concerted effort to sell the new Corvette to 'opinion leaders' - people in positions of power and influence. This car, the 24th Corvette produced, was originally sold to the president of Standard Oil Company. It was subsequently resold to a close friend and engineer at McCullough Corporation. McCullough, a producer of aftermarket performance equipment, wanted access to a Corvette for the development of a supercharger package that could potentially be made available as an option on future Corvette models. Once the updates and testing were completed, GM regrettably had little interest in this compression V8 engine for the 1966 Corvette. No longer needed for development, the car fell into obscurity and disrepair. Some 30 years later, this historic car resurfaced and was restored by Dave Ferguson, a dedicated Corvette enthusiast.

Chassis# E53F 001 024

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

Analysis

Chassis number E53F 001 024 Auction Sales History

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

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$204,100$275,0005
2016$256,433$533,5006
2015$268,625$379,5004
2014$352,733$660,0003
2013$225,669$346,5004
2012$258,357$467,5007
2011$110,160$198,0005
2010$129,530$247,5005
2009$198,000$198,0001
2008$251,000$264,0002

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1953 sales)
1953 Chevrolet Corvette
Sold for $269,500
  2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Replica Roadster
Sold for $25,000
  2017 Mecum : Harrisburg
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Sold for $220,000
  2017 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Sold for $231,000
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers: Texas Classic Auction
 
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 235/150 CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: E53F001200
Sold for $275,000
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Chassis#: E53F001228
Sold for $135,000
  2016 Mecum : Monterey
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Sold for $181,500
  2016 Auctions America : Auburn Fall
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Chassis#: E53F001180
Sold for $138,600
  2016 Worldwide Auctions - The Houston Classic
 
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE #300
Chassis#: E53F001300
Sold for $533,500
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Sold for $350,000
  2016 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Sold for $200,000
  2016 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Sold for $379,500
  2015 Auctions America : Hilton Head
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette
Chassis#: E53F001157
Sold for $220,000
  2015 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette
Chassis#: E53F001274
Sold for $275,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Sold for $200,000
  2015 Mecum - Rogers'Classic Car Museum 2015
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Sold for $123,200
  2014 Russo & Steele - Monterey
 
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: E53F001181
Sold for $660,000
  2014 Barrett-Jackson's 43RD Annual Scottsdale Auction
 
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: E53F001083
Sold for $275,000
  2014 Barrett-Jackson's 43RD Annual Scottsdale Auction
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster #93 of 300, Bloomington Gold
Sold for $250,000
  2013 Mecum - Dan Mecum's 26th Spring Classic
 
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster
Sold for $250,000
  2013 Mecum : Indianapolis
 

No Sale

1953 Chevrolet Corvette C1's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2017 Mecum : Chicago$225,000  
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE RESTO MOD REPLICA 2017 Leake Tulsa$35,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2016 Mecum : Dallas$130,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2016 Mecum Indianapolis   
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Replica 2016 Mecum Indianapolis$36,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Replica 2016 Mecum Indianapolis$40,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale$165,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Replica Convertible 2016 Mecum : Kissimmee   
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2016 Mecum : Kissimmee$200,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2016 Mecum : Kissimmee$140,000  
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ROADSTER 2015 Mecum Dallas$210,000  
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ROADSTER 2015 Mecum Dallas$210,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette RoadsterE53F0010272015 Mecum : Monterey$325,000$400,000$500,000
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ROADSTER 2015 Mecum Harrisburg$245,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette RoadsterE53F0012202015 WorldWide Auctions Houston Classic Auction $275,000$325,000
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ROADSTER RACE CARE53F0012112015 BarrettJackson Scottsdale   
1953 Chevrolet Corvette RoadsterE53F0012732014 Russo & Steele Scottsdale   
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2013 Mecum Auctions Monterey$210,000$250,000$300,000
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Original UnrestoredE53F0010832013 Russo & Steele Newport Beach$220,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2013 Mecum Auctions Kissimmee, FL Auction$185,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Bloomington Gold, NCRS Duntov 2012 Mecum Dallas, TX$210,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster #153 of 300 Produced, 2008 Gold SpinnerE53F0011532012 Mecum Monterey, CA$160,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2012 Mecum Auctions Bloomington Gold Corvette Auction$200,000  
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 2011 Auctions America Auburn Fall Auction$120,000$200,000$230,000
1953 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ROADSTERE53F0012732011 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction $200,000$230,000
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2011 Dana Mecum's Original Spring Classic Auction 24th Year$180,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette RoadsterE53R0012732011 Worldwide Auctions The Classics at the Trump Taj Mahal   
1953 Chevrolet Corvette RoadsterE53F0011272011 Mecum Auctions Kissimmee, FL Auction$170,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette ConvertibleE53F0011272009 Mecum Monterey Auction$170,000  
1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster 2009 Mecum Bloomington Gold Auction Results$100,000  

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