*1951 Lincoln Series 1EL Lido 2-Door Coupe**Vehicle Highlights:* * Body Style L-72C * Serial Number #51LA5654L# * which indicates it was the 654th Lincoln 1EL model assembled at the secondary Los Angeles, CA assembly plant * Powered by a correct Lincoln 337 OEL-code V8 engine * Backed by the extra-cost optional 4 speed Hydra Matic automatic transmission * sourced by Ford from GM * Professionally refinished in era-correct 1951 Lincoln Brewster Green Metallic with a restored Green/Ivory leather interior * 5-time Lincoln -- Continental Emeritus Award winner*Lincoln Lido Information:* * The Lido was a specially trimmed Club Coupe that was fitted with either a canvas or vinyl top and custom interior. It was offered for just two years (1950-51) and was built to compete with GM's flashy new hardtop designs. * Just 4,482 of these standard club coupe body styles were built in 1951, and an unknown fraction of these were built as Lidos. * Estimates range from 500 to perhaps 1500 built each of the two years*Restoration Information:* * Thoroughly restored in the early 2000s * with the majority of the work performed by D&L Restoration Inc. in Everett, WA. * Receipt folder from 2000-present show well over $120k spent on labor and materials * primarily at D&L Restoration * Full engine and transmission rebuilds by other vendors as well as other work are also documented. * Photos show discovery, complete disassembly, and subsequent rebuilding of the car * Refinished paint, trim, and upholstery * All of the soft rubber trim, hard and soft lines, as well as suspension links and bushings have all been replaced * Everything appearing operational and maintained during the restoration process * Reproduction US Royal tires show minimal wear and no age checking or notable discoloration of the sidewalls * The paint, chrome trim, and interior finishes are all very nice and show well * The doors open and shut easily, as do the roll down windows*Vehicle Information:* * Brewster Green with White Vinyl Roof * Green and Ivory Vinyl with Green piping * Odometer shows 71,028 miles * 337c.i. L-head V8 with 2bbl carb * Factory rated 154hp * 4-speed (GM) Hydra-Matic trans * 6-volt electricals * Full wheel covers * Wide whites * Fender skirts * F&R bumper overriders * Dual rearview mirrors * Gold colored body trim * Split windshield * Full instrumentation * AM radio * Courtesy lamps * Fold-down rear armrest * Pale green Mohair headliner * Full spare, jack * Frame off restoration at D&L Restoration in Everett, WA early 2000s * including all mechanicals, resto pics * Over $120k in receipts * Shop manuals * 5-time Lincoln -- Continental Emeritus Award winner * Very nicely presented example * Built only for 1950-51For more information on this 1951 Lincoln Lido Coupe, or any of our other sports, luxury and high-performance cars always in stock, please contact our friendly and knowledgeable sales team, or always feel free to stop by our Bellevue, WA Park Place Ltd campus - Where we have over 40,000 sq ft of indoor showrooms filled with the finest cars. As part of the Park Place Motor Group family, which includes Park Place Aston Martin and Lotus of Bellevue, Park Place Ltd is Home to the West Coast's Most Diverse Inventory of Luxury, Exotic, Collectible and Special Interest Automobiles. Nobody Has What We Have!