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1939 Other Makes Sharknose Series 97

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1939 Graham Series 97 Supercharged ‘Sharknose’ Sedan Click the icon to hear our commercial! CALL US TODAY 636-600-4600 sales@motoexotica.com MotoeXotica Classic Cars will ensure your online buying experience will be a pleasurable one from start to finish. We have been selling classic and exotic cars exclusively since 1987! We have been a pioneer and trusted, top-rated eBay seller since 1999 with thousands of positive feedbacks and are a proud member of the BBB with an A+ rating! We are located in St. Louis, Missouri in a brick and mortar 60,000 sq. ft. building under one roof on 5 acres with over 200 cars in stock. To secure a car, we ask for a nominal $500.00 deposit and give you a 7-day grace period to inspect the car. If you or an agent, upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location, find the car not to your liking, we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. This is unique to our industry! We offer financing through the best lenders in the industry with competitive rates. If you should need financing to put this car in your garage, call us today at 636-600-4600, we will make it happen for you! Please see my "ME" Page for classic cars, sport & exotic cars, muscle cars, antique & vintage cars, rat & hot rods, motorcycles and more all listed on eBay. 1939 Graham Series 97 Supercharged ‘Sharknose’ Sedan Description 1939 Graham Series 97 Supercharged “Sharknose” Sedan Seldom-seen car from pre-WWII company from Evansville Indiana One of about 3,600 Sharknoses sold in 1939 Egyptian Ivory exterior with new Saddle leather interior 218 CID Continental L-head inline six-cylinder engine with factory supercharger Three-speed manual transmission with column-shift 12-volt electrical system All-new SunPro gauges New gas shocks Rear fender skirts Documentation includes original owner’s manual, instructions for the LED Intellitronix digital fuel gauge and three foam core boards with period Graham advertising Easily one of the most unique-looking cars to ever arrive in our showrooms, MotoeXotica Classic Cars is proud to present this seldom-seen 1939 Graham Series 97 Supercharged Sedan, nicknamed the “Sharknose.” Approximately 3,600 copies were sold in 1939, and are rarely seen today. Finished in Egyptian Ivory, the car’s paint and trim are in overall very good order, however, there are some minor blemishes most visible on the roof, hood and at the taillights. The car’s windows are clear and crack-free, its lights are intact and include a pair of foglights perched atop the front bumper. Interestingly, the car’s taillights are set just below the rear window, almost an homage to the central high-mounted stop lights nearly a half-century later. This Graham rolls on older wide whitewall tires surrounding full factor moon wheel covers. The car is very unusual and a sight to see. The engine bay is quite tidy, the battery appears new and the bumpers are in very good order and fit well to the car’s body. Under hood is a 218 CID L-head straight six-cylinder engine fitted with a supercharger. The engine was Graham-engineered and built by Continental. Forced induction was employed by a variety of car manufacturers in the 1930s, such as Auburn and Duesenberg. Backing this motor is a three-speed manual transmission with a column-mounted shifter. The car has been converted to a 12-volt electrical system and has new gas shock absorbers, too. Inside, the car has a newer Saddle interior. The front and rear bench seats are in excellent overall condition, with only a minor blemish visible on the driver’s side of the front bench. The carpet, inner door panels and headliner are in similar excellent shape, while the three-spoke banjo steering wheel, instrument panel and shifter with its whimsical 8-ball top are in very good order. There are even patterned inlays around each of the side windows. The instrument panel has a mix of original Art Deco gauges with new SunPro gauges for engine temperature, voltage and oil pressure. Wipers, speedo, odo and tach are inop. There’s even a clock designed to mimic the speedometer facing the front right passenger. Completing the interior is a modern JVC AM/FM stereo with CD player and remote control. What Graham stylists originally called “Spirit of Motion” translated to “sharknose” in the general public’s eyes. With a reverse slanted nose, square headlights and other styling techniques meant to make the car appear moving even while stopped, the car’s Streamline Moderne styling polarized people, much like Chrysler’s Airflow design did five years before. Amos Northup, one of the least-known automotive designers, penned the Sharknose. He sought to create a car with aerodynamic efficiency and futuristic lines. However, he died before he completed the design. As much as it flopped here, Graham Sharknoses sold well in Europe, particularly in France, where the car’s design won an award at the Paris Salon d’Élégance. Some of the low-priced competition to this Graham in 1939 included Chevrolet’s Master Deluxe, Ford’s Fordor and Plymouth’s P8. Documentation includes original owner’s manual, instructions for the LED Intellitronix digital fuel gauge and three foam core boards with period Graham advertising. If you’re fine with being the center of attention at long stoplights or wherever you would park this car, please visit MotoeXotica Classic Cars today and take a gander at this Graham. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW YOUR YOU TUBE VIDEO!! OR COPY AND PAST THE LINK BELOW INTO YOUR WEB BROWSER https://youtu.be/roZfijgpoM8 This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 44,553 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!! VIN: 501277 Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle, thank you. Specifications Asking Price: Miles: 44,553 VIN: 501277 Year: 1939 Make: Graham Model: Series 97 Supercharged Title: Clear Warranty: No Condition: Used Options: Engine: 218 CID inline supercharged 6 Transmission: Three-speed Manual Body: Sedan Doors: 4 Stock Number: 180405 Lot Number: Exterior: Egyptian Ivory Interior: Saddle Leather Video Terms & Condtions ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE/IS, AS/IS. ! TO BID YOU MUST BE OVER 18 and pay with a money order, cashier’s check or wire transfer. Please do not bid without the intent to finalize this transaction. Sorry, NO bid retractions allowed, ask questions BEFORE you bid. Your bid is a binding contract. EBay is an advertising tool and many of our vehicles sell before the auction ends. Call us today at 636-600-4600 to make this vehicle yours! Seller reserves the right to end auction early. We ask for a nominal $500.00 refundable deposit. This is unique to our industry! Motoexotica Classic Cars has been a part of eBay Motors since 1999 and has maintained a great reputation and 100% positive feedback. We would like to keep it that way for future customers! The Vehicle is being sold by a Licensed State of Missouri Dealer (Motoexotica Classic Cars, LLC). You will need to check with your local government for any special rules regarding these older vehicles passing any inspections. We will not be held liable for any vehicle not passing inspection. The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking, we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close, you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis, Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator. All above terms and conditions are applied to vehicle sales, whether through EBay or otherwise. Payment Terms Payment must be made by Cashiers Check, Money Orders or Wire Transfers payable in US Dollars. A Refundable deposit in the amount of $500.00 must be received within Twenty-Four (24) hours of the auctions close either by Master Card, Visa, Discover or PayPal (Credit Cards or PayPal for deposit only NOT for full payment). Purchaser cannot make any claims of ownership to said vehicle without payment in full. The buyer has seven (7) days from close of auction to inspect the vehicle. If an inspection or decision takes longer than seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking, your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted. Final payment must be received within ten (10) days of the auction close. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in St. Louis and find it not to your liking. Documentation Fee: There will be a $195.00 fee added to each car sold. This includes title transfer, inventory tax, holding costs, vehicle preparation, storage and priority documentation delivery. We will not be responsible for buyer’s remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. We are just being realistic; most of the cars we deal in are vintage and by their very nature will need TLC and some degree of attention sooner or later. These are not new cars and your expectation should not be of a perfect, new car. Once full payment has been received, Seller will email or fax a copy of clear title, Bill of Sale, Buyers Guide and additional DMV forms to the Buyer to sign and return via email or fax. The fully-executed forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle. Original paperwork will be sent to Buyer via USPS Priority Mail within ten (10) days from date of final payment. Transportation For a quote on shipping anywhere in the world, please feel free to email us at sales@Motoexotica.com or call 636-600-4600. We will give you an estimated cost for open and enclosed transport or overseas. We are happy to accommodate our international buyers! Over the last several decades we have exported thousands of cars to Norway, Germany, Estonia, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Alaska, Costa Rica, Brazil, British Columbia, Canada and many other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage or optional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo). We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at your nearest port and enjoy! Please note that we are not a transport company and only offer this service as a convenience to our customers. You are more than welcome to arrange your own shipping. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received. Financing We offer financing through many of the best lenders in the industry. They are currently offering very attractive rates for all collector and special interest automobiles. With loan amounts from $10,000 to $500,000, and flexible terms of up to 12 years, you can finance the car of your dreams. Call us at 636-600-4600 for additional details. Warranty ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS, AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close, you or an agent will have (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths, styles, tendencies and shortcomings. Therefore, despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle’s mechanical condition, we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or previous owner’s diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold ”WHERE/IS, AS/IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However, with all classic and exotic vehicles, the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle. INDUSTRY UNIQUE RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you receive your vehicle and have buyer’s remorse, are not happy with the vehicle or just don’t want it for any reason we will purchase the car back from you. We must be notified in writing of your decision to return the vehicle within seven (7) days of your receipt of said vehicle. The vehicle may not have more than 75 additional miles on the odometer from the time it left our possession and be returned in the same condition that it left. You WILL be responsible for a restocking fee that will equal 20% of the purchase price of the vehicle, no exceptions. You will also be responsible for shipping the vehicle back to our shop at your expense. Copyright © 1999-2018 MotoeXotica. All Rights Reserved. All other trademarks, names and anything else implied in this document are owned and protected by their respective owners. Official PayPal Conversion Rates Add Currency Converter To Your Items