2022 GM Licensed - Chevrolet BelAir - Colorized 1oz Silver (TEP)
- Type: Silver Bullion
- Years: 2022 (No Date)
- Composition: .999 Silver
- Diameter: 39mm
- Weight: 31.1g
- Edge: Reeded
- Condition: New - Mint Packaging
- Obverse: Displays a black and white 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air on gravel with mountains in the background
- Reverse: Showcases the Bel Air emblem in Silver against a black background. The weight and fineness are also shown near the bottom
The History of Chevrolet:
Chevrolet began as an experimental car shop in Detroit, which gradually expanded throughout the decades until World War II. Many the manufacturing facilities and assembly plants were converted to military or postwar production in order to meet demand, with many more on the way.
Louis Chevrolet, a well-known automobile driver, was hired by William C. Durant, the founder of Buick Motors Corporation, to create a vehicle that individuals could buy in 1909. In 1911, the Chevrolet Motor Company of Michigan was founded and began producing vehicles the following year. In 1912, "Chevrolet Motor Company" was changed to "Chevrolet." It went through several expansions as the vehicle's popularity increased, culminating in it becoming a part of General Motors in 1918.
From 1931 until 1941, Chevrolet was the world's top auto brand. From 1927 until 1931, Chevrolet sold more than a million automobiles every year.
Chevrolet had a significant impact on the American automobile industry throughout the 1950s and 1960s.
Chevrolet’s 1956 Bel Air
The Chevrolet Bel Air is a full-size automobile produced by Chevrolet between 1950 and 1975. The name Bel Air was first used on two-door hardtops in the Chevrolet range from 1950 to 1952. The Bel Air name was changed from a unique body shape to a premium level of trim that would be used on a number of body styles with the 1953 model year. The Bel Air's success prompted the creation of a second model in 1971, and it has been offered continuously since. The mid-level trim car became a low-cost fleet sedan when U.S. manufacturing ended in 1975, and production continued in Canada for its domestic market only through the 1981 model year.
The Bel Air continued as Chevrolet's entry-level full-size sedan until 1978 when the Malibu nameplate replaced it. In North America, the Bel Air emblem was used on several different models over the years. It was produced as a coupe, convertible, sedan, station wagon, and even a pickup truck.
The Chevrolet Bel Air, especially the third-generation design, is regarded as an iconic symbol of the 1950s. Car collectors and enthusiasts desire well-maintained and preserved vehicles.
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