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VIN:         3Z68R529446                                        St. Louis, MO assembly
Car:          1963 Mercury Marauder S-55
Engine:     427 Super Marauder
                                       427 8V - 425 Horsepower
Codes:      Body - 63C                                            2-Dr. "S-55" Fastback Hardtop
                Color - J                                                Carnival Red
                Trim - 65                                               
White
                Date - 16E                                             16 May, 1963
                DSO - blank
 
               Axle - 5                                                 3.50:1
                Trans - 5                                               Standard (4-Speed)
Options:    Transistor ignition, AM/FM radio, remote side mirror
Photos:     Early 1980s to 1991

This car was sold new in Jefferson City, MO.
This car was sold in 1988 by the 2nd owner in a private party sale for $18,000 with 35,000 miles on it, in the condition shown in the first 5 photos.
1963 Marauder S-55
1963 Marauder S-55
1963 Marauder S-55
1963 Marauder S-55
1963 Marauder S-55

The car was restored by the 3rd owner. (note the mileage listed in the 1989 Super Ford article below)

Super Ford        June 1989
1963 Marauder S-55
1963 Marauder S-55
1963 Marauder S-55

Musclecar Review        December 1991
1963 Marauder S-55
1963 Marauder S-55

It sold at the Kruse-Leake auction in Oklahoma City on February 24, 2008 for $106,000.
It sold at the Kruse Spring Auction in Auburn on May 31, 2008 for $95,000.
It sold at the Kruse Auburn Auction on August 30, 2008 for $100,000.