Traditional Coachworks Ltd. - 1975-77 - Chatsworth, California


   

Traditional Coachworks Ltd. - 9344 N. Oso St., Chatsworth, California

1975 Cadillac Mirage Pickup one of 234 made

also made an Eldorado with Town Car roof called the Coupe de Roi.

Their wagons were called the Mirage Sports Wagon and Castilian Fleetwood Estate Wagon

Traditional Coachworks (USA) Custom Cadillac pick-ups and station wagons. A pickup was sold at a Kruse auction in Fort Worth, TX [lot #354], in April 2000.  It was bid up to $2,700.  The ad said that only 240 were ever built.

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Year: 1976
CADILLAC (Mirage Sports Wagon and Castilian Fleetwood Estate Wagon), "Traditional CoachWorks, Ltd.: Conversions Complementary to Cadillac Standards": 6 page color folder, 4x9. Cover is photograph showing three-quarter frontal view of brown Cadillac Fleetwood Castilian Station Wagon conversion by Traditional Coachworks, Ltd., with country club style building in background. Folder opens to 11x9 layout with six photographs showing exterior and interior of Mirage Sports Wagon and Castilian Fleetwood Estate Wagon, with discussion. Reverse side has two additional full page photographs showing three-quarter rear views of models. Price: $15.

Year: 1976
CADILLAC (Eldorado [Prototype]), "Coupe de Roi by Traditional Coach Works, Ltd.": 8x10. Glossy photo rendering shows three-quarter frontal view of brown Cadillac El Dorado Coupe de Roi conversion by Traditional Coach Works Ltd. with cream color top and interior. Title is embossed in gold at bottom right corner. Price: $25.

Year: 1976/77
CADILLAC (Eldorado [Prototype]), "Coupe de Roi by Traditional Coach Works, Ltd.": 8x10. Glossy photo rendering shows three-quarter rear view of blue Cadillac El Dorado Coupe de Roi conversion by Traditional Coach Works Ltd. with white top and removeable roof panels suspended above car. Title is embossed in gold at bottom right corner. Price: $25.

Year: 1976/77
CADILLAC (Eldorado [Prototype]), "Coupe de Roi by Traditional Coach Works, Ltd.": Press photo, 8x10. Photograph is photo rendering which shows three-quarter rear view of Cadillac El Dorado Coupe de Roi conversion by Traditional Coach Works Ltd. with removeable roof panels suspended above car. Comes with silver and black Traditional Coach Works Ltd. business card. Price: $20.

 

   

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