If anyone's interested, look at the Craigslist parts in Alphues list. There's full sets of side windows (IN nice frames!) plus some of the ragtop mechanism all for $200 (probably negotiable). I'm sure this would work for '52 as well - maybe even a 52 hardtop.[^]

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1963 Cruiser
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President two door