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Some pics and descriptions don't jibe.
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Some pics and descriptions don't jibe.
I agree.
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Some are rarely seen because they are awful and no one wants them.

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Some are really seen because they are awful and no one wants them.
I want them all.

Every one.
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Some pics and descriptions don't jibe.
What? Really? Which ones? I'll fix it.
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I see that color every day.



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Just sold this one.


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I see that color every day.



That is a beautiful car that I never get tired of seeing.

Pure Corvette ****.
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The Inca Silver is clearly not a '56-'57. Panama Yellow in '58 and Arctic Blue in '56 were also very rare.
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Black midyears.
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Originally Posted by hedgehead View Post
Some pics and descriptions don't jibe.
I agree. And calling Honduras Maroon 'blood red' as opposed to Roman red is just plain being color blind. Honduras Maroon is hardly even red.....more like root beer brown with a little Dr. Pepper maroon thrown in. On the bright side, there is a gent in the town where I live that has a Turqoise/white cove '56 that has been his daily driver for over 50 years. He has something like 500,000 miles on it. I see it all over the place, and man, does it stand out.
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Glen Green(9)has my vote...
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Several of the cove colors mentioned don't seem to match what was offered from the factory.
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That blue 61 is beautiful... but it's not close to Jewel Blue... Looks more like a 'Royal Blue'.
The interior on my 61 is Jewel... and I know how hard it is to re-create it!
Jewel Blue is a bit lighter, and a bit 'grey'.




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Several of the cove colors mentioned don't seem to match what was offered from the factory.
From what I understand some of the new car dealers painted the coves of a few of them contrasting color prior to offering them for sale if they weren't contrasting already. The dealer decided the color, not GM.
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The picts would be nicer if a Gumout lower third wasn't blocking part of the view...
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