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Corvette Shown to the World for the First Time on this Date in 1953

It was on January 17, 1953 that thousands of Americans would see the all new Chevrolet Corvette for the very first time. The...
1953 Corvette VIN 089 For Sale in Florida (and it's not at an auction)

1953 Corvette VIN 089 For Sale in Florida (and it’s not at an auction)

With just 300 Corvettes kicking off a long and proud history of America's Sports Car in 1953, and with less than 200 of them...
Happy Birthday Corvette! America's Sports Car Turns 63 Today

Happy Birthday Corvette! America’s Sports Car Turns 63 Today

Happy Birthday, Corvette!! Sixty-three years ago at a small factory in Flint, Michigan on Van Slyke Road, the first 1953 Corvettes rolled off the assembly...
Top Ten Corvette Sales at Mecum's Kissimmee 2016 Auction

Top Ten Corvette Sales at Mecum’s Kissimmee 2016 Auction

We've attending Mecum's annual Kissimmee auction for over 15 years now, from its humble beginnings as part of the NCRS Winter Regional in Old...
The Last Hand-Built 1953 Corvette with VIN 300 to be Offered at Barrett-Jackson

The Last Hand-Built 1953 Corvette with VIN 300 to be Offered at Barrett-Jackson

We wonder if the workers at the General Motors assembly plant in Flint, Michigan had any idea what a historically significant car they...
Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum Dallas 2015

Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum Dallas 2015

Mecum Dallas 2015 starts up today and run through the weekend. The Dallas auction has become one of the more significant stops for Mecum...
Today in Corvette History: GM Receives Registered Trademark for the Corvette

Today in Corvette History: GM Receives Registered Trademark for the Corvette

Did you know that the federal government's patent and trademark office had an official twitter feed? Of course they do. But I...
1953 Corvette No. 198 to be Featured at Mecum's Dallas Sale

1953 Corvette No. 198 to be Featured at Mecum’s Dallas Sale

A 1953 Corvette that became just the second first-year model to earn Bloomington Gold SURVIVOR status will be on the auction block at the...
Happy Birthday Corvette! America's Favorite Sportscar Turns 62!

Happy Birthday Corvette! America’s Favorite Sportscar Turns 62!

June 30, 1953 is the date that changed automotive history forever. It was sixty-two years ago today that the first Corvette rolled off an...
Corvettes on eBay: Auction for 1953 Corvette VIN 071 Ended Early

Corvettes on eBay: Auction for 1953 Corvette VIN 071 Ended Early

With just 300 of the first-year Corvettes produced back in 1953, it’s always a big deal in these modern times when one goes up...

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