History of the
1957 Plymouth Belvedere
Below are old photos when Mr. Elgin in Salem Indian
purchased the car in 1982. It was already 25 years old.
The original color
was a solid Carnival Red (code JJJ) and had no Sportone stripe down the
It had 67,000 miles on the odometer according to the pink slip in
It had 77,100 miles on it when I purchased it June 1, 2010 some 27
Ouch my fin needs help...
It looks pretty straight overall...
That trunk lid needs work.... I can't read the
bumper sticker, can you?
The interior was Red/Black Velva-grain
Vinyl with Black Flight Weave cloth inserts and Silver Mylar on the doors
The carpets were gone...as was the ash
tray in the back of the seat.
The floor pans had been worked over at
some time (all convertibles leak).