Spotted in California is a 1959 Porsche 356A for $14,000 USD. This is VIN 105155 with a salvage title. The paint code is 703 which is a great color of Meissen Blue. This is not for the faint hearted but for the die hard 356 fan wanting a all encompassing project, here it is. The floors are rusted out. Its a complete rust bucket. Perhaps this will go to Europe..? Production year 1958 Model year 1959. This vehicle was involved in a rollover accident in 1972. It is missing the engine which was originally believed to be engine number 71372.
Spotted in Philadelphia is a 1963 Porsche 356SC Shell for $4,900 USD. Not much is said about this shell but may be useful for restoration purposes. This body is for VIN 116439.
What do you think of this shell?
A real RS pump will have an unmolested ID tag number on top.
The correct number is: 0408 126 019. The number above that is the serial number.
The ID tag on the governor section shows: EP / RLA 1/51 R.
The pump section shows: PED6KL 60/120 R3 X.
The date stamp on the pump casting will be a 72 to 74 date.
This MFI Pum was built in the 52nd week of 1972.
Spotted in New York, is a set of Porsche 356 Rudge Wheels for $60,000 USD. The seller states the chrome on this set of 5 wheels is in amazing original condition. The spare shows some slight pitting. These are First Series originals. They are not reproductions. Also, included in the sale are original Rudge B Drums which are not converted drums. None of these wheels have been re-chromed. All 5 wheels come with Michelin Tires mounted. These wheels are getting harder to find. Why hasn’t anyone made a reproduction yet? The market price warrants it.
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Spotted in Los Gatos California is a 1961 Porsche 356 Coupe for $48,000 USD. The Seller says this is a matching numbers car but does not have the Certificate of Authenticity (COA) to verify. He also reports no rust and is all original. It looks to be a good driver but order a COA and verify for yourself. The price seems reasonable if everything checks out.
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