1938 OLDSMOBILE L-38 CONVERTIBLE RUMBLE SEAT COUPE


AB CLASSIC CARS
Malone, NY 12953
United States

1938 Oldsmobile
Price
$59,900
Condition
Mileage
44,000
Stock Number
38 OLDS
VIN Number
36838875
Category  Classic Cars

Description
1938 Oldsmobile L38 Rumble Seat Convertible. This 1938 Oldsmobile L38 is one of very few remaining convertibles featuring a rumble seat from this model year. This car has the sharp looking period desirable dual side-mounts. The car has had 2 owners and has been with the current owner for 25 years and has reportedly been driven just 500 miles since it was restored around the time of his acquisition. Super Low production according to Oldsmobile AACA information. Research shows it to be one of 475 total examples produced. How many are left in existence? The rare 8 cylinder hood ornament comes with the car and will need to be rechromed. The 257ci L-head straight-eight is backed by a three speed manual transmission. In 2016, $4k in work included cleaning the fuel tank, lines, and carburetor. This Oldsmobile has photos of the restoration, and a clean New York title. Known ownership history letter goes with the car. One of very few remaining convertibles from this model year , no side-mount wheel covers are available. The top, chrome, and wide whitewall tires were all renewed during the restoration, and the car has reportedly been kept in a heated garage since. Inside, the upholstery, carpets, and door panels all appear to be in good condition for their age. The older repaint is said to show some crazing, and the lower grille surround is painted black instead of the Nassau body color. The dashboard controls are reported to work, and the 43k indicated miles is assumed to be accurate. The 257ci L-head straight-eight produced 110 hp in stock form and is linked to a three speed manual transmission. $4k of work conducted in 2016 included cleaning the gas tank, refurbishing the fuel lines, servicing the carburetor, and more. The bare metal data plate is correct for pre-war GM cars and verifies both the body style, and original Nassau Cream color. ABclassics.com 855-483-8025 or 518-483-8025
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