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1950 Lincoln "Stretch Limo" Cosmopolitan

This convertible had retractable running boards
it was custom built for President Harry Truman,
the White House continued using it until 1961

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1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan

Sunken headlamps was a Lincoln exclusive
the trend didn't catch on however,
in fact the only thing they did catch were bugs

Cost: $3,187.00

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1951 Lincoln Cosmopolitan

The Cosmopolitan was the mid-range model in the line,
this one has, what at the time was called, a "padded roof"

Cost: $3,350.00

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1951 Lincoln Cosmopolitan

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1952 Lincoln Capri
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1952 Lincoln Capri

Lincoln's were noted for their ride
which utilized a ball joint suspension
Capri being the most expensive Lincoln came with leather interior
and a Dual-Range Hydra-Matic transmission

Cost: $3,335.00

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1953 Lincoln Capri

New styling gave the Capri a more aerodynamic feel
it still was not as popular as its closest competition the Cadillac

Cost: $3,550.00

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1954 Lincoln Capri

The four door sedan (shown) was the best selling model
yet it still only ranked 15th among auto sales
higher bold chrome spears gave it a new look even though not much had changed

Cost: $3,711.00

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1955 Lincoln Capri

An extensive redesign making the car a foot longer
still didn't do much for Lincoln's sales
they lagged their competition, even being bested by Packard

Cost: $3,910.00

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1956 Lincoln Premiere

Another redesign, but this one more successful
a wrap around windshield was added as well as dual exhausts
the exhaust actually vented through the two exhaust tips built into the bumper
sales nearly doubled for Lincoln

Cost: $4,605.00

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1956 Continental car

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1956 Continental Mark II

This car started as a separate division of Ford but eventually melded into Lincoln
it was an attempt to recapture the high end market by making a luxurious carefully crafted car
the simulated spare tire bulge gave it a classic look from the 40's

Cost: $9,500.00

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1957 Lincoln Premiere

This model was offered with sumptuous colorful interiors
the twin headlights allowed for regular lamps and smaller road lamps
they were controlled by a separate switch

Cost: $5,150.00

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1958 Lincoln Continental
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1958 Lincoln Continental Mark III

Were you wondering where it went,
a redesigned and much less sophisticated model rolled out of Lincoln's factory
gone was the graceful European flair in was the heavily sculpted look of "heavy metal"

Cost: $6,075.00

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cars of 1959

1959 Lincoln Continental Mark IV

The Continental by this time more resembled a Capri
it did have it's own grill design and the reverse sloped retractable back window
was an exclusive to the Mark IV

Cost: $6,850.00

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