un·​re·​stored | \ˌən-ri-ˈstȯrd \

Definition of unrestored 

: not brought back into a former or original state : not restored unrestored homes

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Other unique vehicles will include an unrestored 1901 Packard that’s never been displayed at a concours before, said Brian Joseph, owner of the Classic & Exotic Service in Troy and head of the show’s selection committee. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "Saddam Hussein’s 1958 Bentley stars at Concours d'Elegance of America," 11 July 2018 The 56-year-old plane needs some work, unrestored and unaltered since Elvis last owned it. Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY, "You can now bid to buy Elvis Presley's private jet; sold 'as is'," 22 June 2018 The projections show how the unrestored, nonworking signs looked and flickered back in the day. Spud Hilton, San Francisco Chronicle, "High-tech Vegas: Is your hotel room smarter than you?," 3 May 2018 Categories include hot rods, classics, tuners, trucks, customs, choppers, rat rods, unrestored original and works in progress. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Local Marines receive scholarships from Kiwanis ... community events," 30 Apr. 2018 Of the eight, five were put back on display unrestored, and two were brought back to their original condition by the General Motors heritage program. Brian Silvestro, Car and Driver, "Out of the Sinkhole: Corvette Museum Has Restored the Last of the Damaged Vettes," 2 Mar. 2018 Going under the gavel at $929,000 at a Bonhams auction held at the Rio Hotel and Casino, the unrestored Vincent bested the previous sales record set in 2015 when a 1915 Cyclone, once owned by the actor-rider Steve McQueen, went for $775,000. Charles Fleming, latimes.com, "New world sales record set at motorcycle auction," 26 Jan. 2018 The car has its original, unrestored paint and engine. A.j. Baime, WSJ, "An Oldsmobile Obsessive Explains Himself," 4 July 2017 It was shown in the preservation (unrestored) class. David Krumboltz, The Mercury News, "Unrestored ’49 Caddy in nearly perfect original condition," 5 June 2017

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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