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      Louis Rugani sent you this eBay item: Other Makes : Crosley Skorpion (#4633146527)
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      Other Makes : Crosley Skorpion Item number: 4633146527
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      Seller: hlcc ( 210Feedback score is 100 to 499) About Me
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      Current bid: US $8,603.56 (Reserve not met)
      Time left: 9 days 2 hours
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      Item location: St. Louis, MO
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      Vehicle DescriptionUntitled Document ;We have one of the largest collections of quality collector cars in the United States. For 15 years, we have specialized in finding the most unique vehicles in the world.;;See our page above to view our collection of over 100 of the world's best collector cars. 1952 Crosley Skorpion One of the rarest and certainly one of the prettiest microcars, the Crosley Skorpion was built by John Wills and was designed by Ralph Roberts who was a well known automotive designer with LeBaron in the 1930's. Wills & Roberts met in late '42. Wills was just out of the Army Air Corps, and wanted to start a war production company in the new field of plastics. He met Roberts at a show he put together in Pasadena to extol the virtues of this new medium. While the show was a flop, the two decided that day to go into business. Roberts had been very interested in making a plastic car, and although they were busy with government contracts. After the war it was time to focus on building the car project that Roberts had been dreaming about. As Wills & Roberts employed a lot of veterans, they listened to their wants. they were told by the GIs that they wanted " a little house with a little family, a little car, and maybe a little trailer". They decided to base their car on the Crosley chassis, as it was small , reliable, and affordable. After an attempt at a rear engine car called the Wasp, powered by surplus Indian motorcycle engines, they decided to go with the standard Crosley chassis with Robert's pretty sports car design. The Skorpion was introduced to great interest and was even featured on the cover of Motor Trend in April '52. They built some cars in house, and sold approximately 50 kit bodies. It is believed that fewer than thirty were ever assembled, and very few survive today. The car on offer is a very nice fully restored example. Beautifully finished in red with red and white interior, this is likely the best Skorpion on the planet. The engine was recently rebuilt, and features ultra rare Braje finned intake manifold and four port header. A maker of high performance parts for Crosleys and Austins, Braje vintage speed equipment is impossible to find today. The car also comes with a lot of correspondence between the previous owner and John Wills, who only passed away recently. This is a fabulous car, and not only would this be the hit of any car show, it the perfect addition to any eclectic automobile collection. Auction Terms Bid with confidence! If you are the winning bidder, and you come here and do not like the car, we will refund your money...no questions asked!Our reserve price has been set fairly. If the reserve is not met, the high bid will beconsidered, and the highest bidder will be contacted through an EBay personal offer.Please remember that this auction is a binding contract. Please feel free to call uswith any questions before bidding, we are available by phone Monday - Friday 9am -5pm, and Saturday 9:30am- 3:30pm @ 314-524-6000Hyman Ltd. reserves the right to notify bidders and cancel this auction at any timeIf you do not intend to purchase the vehicle described above, please do not bid. Wecannot accept any bid retractions in the last 24 hours of the auction.All vehicles are available for personal inspection. We invite you to come visit our 100 car showroom, located just three miles from the St. Louis International Airport. If you are the winning bidder, and wish to view the car personally, you or your agenthave five days in which to complete your inspection. Remember, if for any reason youdon't like the car, we will refund your deposit, no questions asked, within this fiveday period.All vehicles are sold as-is, where-is, with no warranties expressed or implied.All sales are final.Shipping Terms Purchaser to pay for any and all transportation costs. W ...see full item description...



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    • berard_m@bellsouth.net
      Louis Rugani sent you this eBay item: Other Makes : Crosley Skorpion (#4633146527)This will be interesting to watch......pete ... From: eBay Member:
      Message 2 of 4 , Apr 20 1:00 PM
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        Louis Rugani sent you this eBay item: Other Makes : Crosley Skorpion (#4633146527)
        This will be interesting to watch......pete
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        Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2006 12:45 PM
        Subject: [Crosley] Louis Rugani sent you this eBay item: Other Makes : Crosley Skorpion (#4633146527)

        eBay Logosoop2nutz sent you this eBay item
        Personal message:
        Here's a gorgeous Crosley Skorpion on eBay.
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        Other Makes : Crosley SkorpionItem number: 4633146527
        Seller's item photo
        Seller:hlcc ( 210Feedback score is 100 to 499) About Me
        Positive Feedback: 99.1%
        Member since Jan-03-00 in United States
        Current bid: US $8,603.56 (Reserve not met)
        Time left: 9 days 2 hours
        10-day listing
        Ends Apr-29-06 12:29:22 PDT
        Item location:St. Louis, MO
        United States
        Sells to:Worldwide
        Summary
        Vehicle Description Untitled Document ;We have one of the largest collections of quality collector cars in the United States. For 15 years, we have specialized in finding the most unique vehicles in the world.;;See our page above to view our collection of over 100 of the world's best collector cars. 1952 Crosley Skorpion One of the rarest and certainly one of the prettiest microcars, the Crosley Skorpion was built by John Wills and was designed by Ralph Roberts who was a well known automotive designer with LeBaron in the 1930's. Wills & Roberts met in late '42. Wills was just out of the Army Air Corps, and wanted to start a war production company in the new field of plastics. He met Roberts at a show he put together in Pasadena to extol the virtues of this new medium. While the show was a flop, the two decided that day to go into business. Roberts had been very interested in making a plastic car, and although they were busy with government contracts. After the war it was time to focus on building the car project that Roberts had been dreaming about. As Wills & Roberts employed a lot of veterans, they listened to their wants. they were told by the GIs that they wanted " a little house with a little family, a little car, and maybe a little trailer". They decided to base their car on the Crosley chassis, as it was small , reliable, and affordable. After an attempt at a rear engine car called the Wasp, powered by surplus Indian motorcycle engines, they decided to go with the standard Crosley chassis with Robert's pretty sports car design. The Skorpion was introduced to great interest and was even featured on the cover of Motor Trend in April '52. They built some cars in house, and sold approximately 50 kit bodies. It is believed that fewer than thirty were ever assembled, and very few survive today. The car on offer is a very nice fully restored example. Beautifully finished in red with red and white interior, this is likely the best Skorpion on the planet. The engine was recently rebuilt, and features ultra rare Braje finned intake manifold and four port header. A maker of high performance parts for Crosleys and Austins, Braje vintage speed equipment is impossible to find today. The car also comes with a lot of correspondence between the previous owner and John Wills, who only passed away recently. This is a fabulous car, and not only would this be the hit of any car show, it the perfect addition to any eclectic automobile collection. Auction Terms Bid with confidence! If you are the winning bidder, and you come here and do not like the car, we will refund your money...no questions asked!Our reserve price has been set fairly. If the reserve is not met, the high bid will beconsidered, and the highest bidder will be contacted through an EBay personal offer.Please remember that this auction is a binding contract. Please feel free to call uswith any questions before bidding, we are available by phone Monday - Friday 9am -5pm, and Saturday 9:30am- 3:30pm @ 314-524-6000Hyman Ltd. reserves the right to notify bidders and cancel this auction at any timeIf you do not intend to purchase the vehicle described above, please do not bid. Wecannot accept any bid retractions in the last 24 hours of the auction.All vehicles are available for personal inspection. We invite you to come visit our 100 car showroom, located just three miles from the St. Louis International Airport. If you are the winning bidder, and wish to view the car personally, you or your agenthave five days in which to complete your inspection. Remember, if for any reason youdon't like the car, we will refund your deposit, no questions asked, within this fiveday period.All vehicles are sold as-is, where-is, with no warranties expressed or implied.All sales are final.Shipping Terms Purchaser to pay for any and all transportation costs. W ...see full item description...



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      • berard_m@bellsouth.net
        Louis Rugani sent you this eBay item: Other Makes : Crosley Skorpion (#4633146527)Wonder what kind of gear box this car has. Can t be a standard Crosley.....p
        Message 3 of 4 , Apr 20 4:58 PM
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          Louis Rugani sent you this eBay item: Other Makes : Crosley Skorpion (#4633146527)
          Wonder  what kind of gear box this car has. Can't be a standard Crosley.....p
          ----- Original Message -----
          Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2006 12:45 PM
          Subject: [Crosley] Louis Rugani sent you this eBay item: Other Makes : Crosley Skorpion (#4633146527)

          eBay Logosoop2nutz sent you this eBay item
          Personal message:
          Here's a gorgeous Crosley Skorpion on eBay.
          click here to view this item on eBay

          Other Makes : Crosley SkorpionItem number: 4633146527
          Seller's item photo
          Seller:hlcc ( 210Feedback score is 100 to 499) About Me
          Positive Feedback: 99.1%
          Member since Jan-03-00 in United States
          Current bid: US $8,603.56 (Reserve not met)
          Time left: 9 days 2 hours
          10-day listing
          Ends Apr-29-06 12:29:22 PDT
          Item location:St. Louis, MO
          United States
          Sells to:Worldwide
          Summary
          Vehicle Description Untitled Document ;We have one of the largest collections of quality collector cars in the United States. For 15 years, we have specialized in finding the most unique vehicles in the world.;;See our page above to view our collection of over 100 of the world's best collector cars. 1952 Crosley Skorpion One of the rarest and certainly one of the prettiest microcars, the Crosley Skorpion was built by John Wills and was designed by Ralph Roberts who was a well known automotive designer with LeBaron in the 1930's. Wills & Roberts met in late '42. Wills was just out of the Army Air Corps, and wanted to start a war production company in the new field of plastics. He met Roberts at a show he put together in Pasadena to extol the virtues of this new medium. While the show was a flop, the two decided that day to go into business. Roberts had been very interested in making a plastic car, and although they were busy with government contracts. After the war it was time to focus on building the car project that Roberts had been dreaming about. As Wills & Roberts employed a lot of veterans, they listened to their wants. they were told by the GIs that they wanted " a little house with a little family, a little car, and maybe a little trailer". They decided to base their car on the Crosley chassis, as it was small , reliable, and affordable. After an attempt at a rear engine car called the Wasp, powered by surplus Indian motorcycle engines, they decided to go with the standard Crosley chassis with Robert's pretty sports car design. The Skorpion was introduced to great interest and was even featured on the cover of Motor Trend in April '52. They built some cars in house, and sold approximately 50 kit bodies. It is believed that fewer than thirty were ever assembled, and very few survive today. The car on offer is a very nice fully restored example. Beautifully finished in red with red and white interior, this is likely the best Skorpion on the planet. The engine was recently rebuilt, and features ultra rare Braje finned intake manifold and four port header. A maker of high performance parts for Crosleys and Austins, Braje vintage speed equipment is impossible to find today. The car also comes with a lot of correspondence between the previous owner and John Wills, who only passed away recently. This is a fabulous car, and not only would this be the hit of any car show, it the perfect addition to any eclectic automobile collection. Auction Terms Bid with confidence! If you are the winning bidder, and you come here and do not like the car, we will refund your money...no questions asked!Our reserve price has been set fairly. If the reserve is not met, the high bid will beconsidered, and the highest bidder will be contacted through an EBay personal offer.Please remember that this auction is a binding contract. Please feel free to call uswith any questions before bidding, we are available by phone Monday - Friday 9am -5pm, and Saturday 9:30am- 3:30pm @ 314-524-6000Hyman Ltd. reserves the right to notify bidders and cancel this auction at any timeIf you do not intend to purchase the vehicle described above, please do not bid. Wecannot accept any bid retractions in the last 24 hours of the auction.All vehicles are available for personal inspection. We invite you to come visit our 100 car showroom, located just three miles from the St. Louis International Airport. If you are the winning bidder, and wish to view the car personally, you or your agenthave five days in which to complete your inspection. Remember, if for any reason youdon't like the car, we will refund your deposit, no questions asked, within this fiveday period.All vehicles are sold as-is, where-is, with no warranties expressed or implied.All sales are final.Shipping Terms Purchaser to pay for any and all transportation costs. W ...see full item description...



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        • David Coudriet
          Was sold as a kit to make a sports car out of a Crosley-pop the body off and replace w/Skorpion body & finish off... Dave Coudriet. ... Skorpion
          Message 4 of 4 , Apr 21 7:55 AM
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            Was sold as a kit to make a sports car out of a Crosley-pop the body
            off and replace w/Skorpion body & finish off...

            Dave Coudriet.

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            > Louis Rugani sent you this eBay item: Other Makes : Crosley
            Skorpion (#4633146527)Wonder what kind of gear box this car has.
            Can't be a standard Crosley.....p
            > ----- Original Message -----
            > From: eBay Member: x779@...
            > To: Crosley@yahoogroups.com
            > Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2006 12:45 PM
            > Subject: [Crosley] Louis Rugani sent you this eBay item: Other
            Makes : Crosley Skorpion (#4633146527)
            >
            >
            > soop2nutz sent you this eBay item
            >
            >
            > Personal message:
            > Here's a gorgeous Crosley Skorpion on
            eBay.
            >
            >
            >
            >
            >
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > Other Makes : Crosley Skorpion Item number:
            4633146527
            >
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            > Seller: hlcc ( 210)
            > Positive Feedback: 99.1%
            > Member since Jan-03-00 in United States
            > Current bid: US $8,603.56 (Reserve not
            met)
            > Time left: 9 days 2 hours
            > 10-day listing
            > Ends Apr-29-06 12:29:22 PDT
            > Item location: St. Louis, MO
            > United States
            > Sells to: Worldwide
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > Summary
            > Vehicle Description Untitled Document ;We have one of
            the largest collections of quality collector cars in the United
            States. For 15 years, we have specialized in finding the most unique
            vehicles in the world.;;See our page above to view our collection of
            over 100 of the world's best collector cars. 1952 Crosley Skorpion
            One of the rarest and certainly one of the prettiest microcars, the
            Crosley Skorpion was built by John Wills and was designed by Ralph
            Roberts who was a well known automotive designer with LeBaron in the
            1930's. Wills & Roberts met in late '42. Wills was just out of the
            Army Air Corps, and wanted to start a war production company in the
            new field of plastics. He met Roberts at a show he put together in
            Pasadena to extol the virtues of this new medium. While the show was
            a flop, the two decided that day to go into business. Roberts had
            been very interested in making a plastic car, and although they were
            busy with government contracts. After the war it was time to focus
            on building the car project that Roberts had been dreaming about. As
            Wills & Roberts employed a lot of veterans, they listened to their
            wants. they were told by the GIs that they wanted " a little house
            with a little family, a little car, and maybe a little trailer".
            They decided to base their car on the Crosley chassis, as it was
            small , reliable, and affordable. After an attempt at a rear engine
            car called the Wasp, powered by surplus Indian motorcycle engines,
            they decided to go with the standard Crosley chassis with Robert's
            pretty sports car design. The Skorpion was introduced to great
            interest and was even featured on the cover of Motor Trend in
            April '52. They built some cars in house, and sold approximately 50
            kit bodies. It is believed that fewer than thirty were ever
            assembled, and very few survive today. The car on offer is a very
            nice fully restored example. Beautifully finished in red with red
            and white interior, this is likely the best Skorpion on the planet.
            The engine was recently rebuilt, and features ultra rare Braje
            finned intake manifold and four port header. A maker of high
            performance parts for Crosleys and Austins, Braje vintage speed
            equipment is impossible to find today. The car also comes with a lot
            of correspondence between the previous owner and John Wills, who
            only passed away recently. This is a fabulous car, and not only
            would this be the hit of any car show, it the perfect addition to
            any eclectic automobile collection. Auction Terms Bid with
            confidence! If you are the winning bidder, and you come here and do
            not like the car, we will refund your money...no questions asked!Our
            reserve price has been set fairly. If the reserve is not met, the
            high bid will beconsidered, and the highest bidder will be contacted
            through an EBay personal offer.Please remember that this auction is
            a binding contract. Please feel free to call uswith any questions
            before bidding, we are available by phone Monday - Friday 9am -5pm,
            and Saturday 9:30am- 3:30pm @ 314-524-6000Hyman Ltd. reserves the
            right to notify bidders and cancel this auction at any timeIf you do
            not intend to purchase the vehicle described above, please do not
            bid. Wecannot accept any bid retractions in the last 24 hours of the
            auction.All vehicles are available for personal inspection. We
            invite you to come visit our 100 car showroom, located just three
            miles from the St. Louis International Airport. If you are the
            winning bidder, and wish to view the car personally, you or your
            agenthave five days in which to complete your inspection. Remember,
            if for any reason youdon't like the car, we will refund your
            deposit, no questions asked, within this fiveday period.All vehicles
            are sold as-is, where-is, with no warranties expressed or
            implied.All sales are final.Shipping Terms Purchaser to pay for any
            and all transportation costs. W ...see full item description...
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