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John Merritt
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1954 Chevrolet Corvette Nomad Custom - Danbury Mint
Rod & Custom Series, LE #2885

1954 Chevrolet Vette Nomad 01
1954 Chevrolet Vette Nomad 02
1954 Chevrolet Vette Nomad 05
1954 Chevrolet Vette Nomad 06
1954 Chevrolet Vette Nomad 07
1954 Chevrolet Vette Nomad 08

John Merritt
South Lyon, Michigan - USA


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John Bono
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Cool!

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Bob Jackman
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I have it and like it but wish they had done the model as the 1/1 was built.


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John Napoli
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One of my favorite customs.  Danbury did a great job with this.


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George Schire
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I agree with Bob Jackman.  I think the custom version is far more attractive than the regular '55 version General Motors gave us.  I don't mind the front end of the regular version, but from the middle of the car to the rear end, it just has always looked odd to me.  This said, I do have the custom version and the regular versions (from Danbury Mint) and love them all.  

George Schire
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Tony Perrone
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Posted by: @bob-jackman

I have it and like it but wish they had done the model as the 1/1 was built.

Agreed Bob.

 

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The Chevrolet Corvette Nomad was a concept car built by General Motors and introduced at the 1954 General Motors Motorama in New York City.

The Nomad was decidedly a sporty wagon way ahead of its time. The experimental Corvette Nomad made its debut along with the 1954 Corvette Hardtop and 1954 Corvette Corvair. Just like the Corvette Hardtop and Corvair, the Corvette Nomad concept vehicle looked like the 1953 Corvette that was an experimental show car at the 1953 Motorama.

General Motors produced 5 of the 1954 Chevy Nomads for the auto show circuit, only 3 are known to exist. The Chevrolet Design Studio would created a forward thinking and forward looking design for the 1954 Nomad, including round headlamps mounted on gently curving fenders, a trademark Corvette grille and a forward sloping B-pillar.


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Rich Sufficool
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@perrone1 I wish they had done the Corvette Nomad concept rather than that custom. I have an old GADM Nomad in 1/43 but I would have loved a 1/24 to replace it. The custom is a pretty model, I just don't know why they didn't do the original.


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Tony Perrone
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@rich-sufficool Wink  


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