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studelark
06-08-2010, 10:56 PM
Friends; Several years ago, while at a York Swap Meet, I purchased a mixed box of printed materials from a former dealer in NJ. After sorting through the 'stuff', I find I have the dealer invoices for most of the new Studebakers sold from April 1963 through March 1966. The dealership was C-D Motors, Inc. 1721 Olden Avenue Extension, Trenton, Nj.

So far, I have invoices for three (3) Avanti cars. If any of these Avantis still exist, I will be happy to send a copy of the invoice for $5 including shipping. Each invoice contains all the information found on the production orders plus the sales information including the name of the original buyer. I have the invoices for the following models R Q 4370:

Serial # R-4977

Serial # R-4992

Serial # R-5190

Questions, contact me here or at M16-52@comcast.net.

Frank Drumheller
Locust Grove, VA
60S-W6
1948 M16-52 Boyer-bodied fire truck

Gunslinger
06-08-2010, 11:23 PM
Those VIN's aren't in the AOAI roster. Hopefully someone else has better information.

JDP
06-08-2010, 11:27 PM
Friends; Several years ago, while at a York Swap Meet, I purchased a mixed box of printed materials from a former dealer in NJ. After sorting through the 'stuff', I find I have the dealer invoices for most of the new Studebakers sold from April 1963 through March 1966. The dealership was C-D Motors, Inc. 1721 Olden Avenue Extension, Trenton, Nj.

So far, I have invoices for three (3) Avanti cars. If any of these Avantis still exist, I will be happy to send a copy of the invoice for $5 including shipping. Each invoice contains all the information found on the production orders plus the sales information including the name of the original buyer. I have the invoices for the following models R Q 4370:

Serial # R-4977

Serial # R-4992

Serial # R-5190

Questions, contact me here or at M16-52@comcast.net.

Frank Drumheller
Locust Grove, VA
60S-W6
1948 M16-52 Boyer-bodied fire truck

I found this on R 4977

http://www.studebaker-info.org/avdb/R4000/64R4997/R4997.html

doug
06-08-2010, 11:55 PM
The ebay vin says R-4997 Sorry thought you were referring to R-4977

Alan
06-09-2010, 11:23 AM
R-4992, R1 Green, was owned by Robert C. Tovar of Trenton NJ.

studegary
06-09-2010, 02:26 PM
I owned R-5186. It was one of a group of cars all built the same colors and equipment and with Allstate tires. It was also from NJ. I think that R-5190 may have been one of that group. I think that there were nine cars the same, but I don't remember the start and end S/Ns.

studelark
06-09-2010, 06:42 PM
Gary; Serial # R-5190 particulars:

Code-
13 Paint- P6434 Avanti Red
14 Interior- 813 BKV (black vinyl)
20 Transmission- Automatic Floor Shift
38 Power Steering
51A 670 white Allstate tires
66A Radio Push
81 Belts L&R
88 AC 3310 L (I do not have access to my '64 sales code book)
Radio- push
Belts- L&R

This car was sold to Mr. K. Worthington on Oct. 6, 1964.

So, Gary, your supposition is correct. This car was a brother to the one you owned! How about that! Does it still exist? I hope it is still out there.

Frank Drumheller
Locust Grove, VA
60S-W6
1948 M16-52 Boyer-bodied fire truck

Laemmle
06-09-2010, 10:06 PM
Avanti R5190 is owned by Millard Hatfield.

12526 Lansing Avenue
Leslie, Michigan 49251

studegary
06-10-2010, 03:15 PM
Gary; Serial # R-5190 particulars:

Code-
13 Paint- P6434 Avanti Red
14 Interior- 813 BKV (black vinyl)
20 Transmission- Automatic Floor Shift
38 Power Steering
51A 670 white Allstate tires
66A Radio Push
81 Belts L&R
88 AC 3310 L (I do not have access to my '64 sales code book)
Radio- push
Belts- L&R

This car was sold to Mr. K. Worthington on Oct. 6, 1964.

So, Gary, your supposition is correct. This car was a brother to the one you owned! How about that! Does it still exist? I hope it is still out there.

Frank Drumheller


Yes, that is the same (colors and equipment) as the one that I referenced. Mine was changed to white when it was restored. I sold it to another lifetime SDC member that lives in NJ. He no longer has it and I have lost track of it. I do not try to keep track of cars that I have owned. Sometimes they find me again.

studelark
06-11-2010, 05:47 PM
Thanks, Laemmle for the info. I will make contact with the gentleman.

Frank Drumheller
Locust Grove, VA
60S-W6
1948 M16-52 Boyer-bodied fire truck

Ted Johnson
02-14-2017, 01:28 PM
Avanti R5190 is owned by Millard Hatfield.

12526 Lansing Avenue
Leslie, Michigan 49251

Just wanted to let you know that I currently own Avanti R5190. If Millard Hatfield is out there, I would be interested to know how long he owned the car. I know the first owner was a K. Worthington (original bill of sale), and I know a later owner around 2005. In between, I know nothing. I just bought her in October 2016. Any further information would be welcome. Thanks!

StudeRich
02-14-2017, 03:20 PM
Just wanted to let you know that I currently own Avanti R5190. If Millard Hatfield is out there, I would be interested to know how long he owned the car. I know the first owner was a K. Worthington (original bill of sale), and I know a later owner around 2005. In between, I know nothing. I just bought her in October 2016. Any further information would be welcome. Thanks!

So you do not care about getting the Original Dealer Purchase Order for your Avanti that that Frank (studelark) offered you? :confused:

sweetolbob
02-14-2017, 04:09 PM
Just wanted to let you know that I currently own Avanti R5190. If Millard Hatfield is out there, I would be interested to know how long he owned the car. I know the first owner was a K. Worthington (original bill of sale), and I know a later owner around 2005. In between, I know nothing. I just bought her in October 2016. Any further information would be welcome. Thanks!

Leslie is south of Lansing and probably fits in the nemsdc district. Why not Google nemsdc.com and find the officers in the club. Contact them and see what they know. A lot of memory there.

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WCP
02-14-2017, 10:14 PM
If memory serves me correctly, Millard Hatfield spoke to me or contacted me regarding an improvement that he wished to make to his Avanti. That was in the late 80's and he indicated that he was 80 or in his 80s. That would put him well over 100 now. I may have a note recorded regarding his request. I'll try to confirm the accuracy of my memory tomorrow.

I was residing in Sarnia, Ontario at the time.

WCP
02-15-2017, 05:01 PM
Almost correct. Millard Hatfield apparently spoke to me in June '91 at Chesaning, MI. I don't recall the occasion. He indicated that he was 80 and that his Avanti was in the paint shop, and that he would like to add power windows because he was having difficulty raising and lowering the windows. He provided his home base as Leslie, MI and a phone number.
I had thought that I might have met him at Capac, MI, where I showed my 1st Avanti at a car show, but apparently not.

SN-60
02-15-2017, 05:09 PM
Just wanted to let you know that I currently own Avanti R5190. If Millard Hatfield is out there, I would be interested to know how long he owned the car. I know the first owner was a K. Worthington (original bill of sale), and I know a later owner around 2005. In between, I know nothing. I just bought her in October 2016. Any further information would be welcome. Thanks!

It's one of the series of '64 'Avanti Red', Black interior, R1, Powershift cars that studegary mentioned in his post #6!....I used to own R-5180, and it had the same specs.