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1961 Porsche 356 1600 S – Thank You Martha!

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  • Porsche 356b coupe Certificate of Authenticity (COA)
  • Porsche 356b coupe Certificate of Authenticity (COA)

Black Plate California car
Records document San Diego ownership back to 1970
Long term last owner for 32 years
Service records span 43 years
Ancient Michelin spare tire in the trunk may be the original
Running, driving project
Matching numbers per Porsche Certificate of Authenticity
Chassis #114382, built in December of 1960 (titled as a ’61 model in the U.S.)
Engine #88151 (1600 Super)
Appears to be the original floor pan (scroll down for photos)
An unrestored 356, she shows the usual perforations at the longitudinals and battery box

Click on photo for the large size, click again for the Super Large size:
1960-Porsche-356B-Exterior-1     
1960-Porsche-356B-Exterior-2

1960-Porsche-356B-Exterior-4      1960-Porsche-356B-Exterior-5

1960-Porsche-356B-Exterior-6      1960-Porsche-356B-Exterior-8

1960-Porsche-356B-Exterior-7     1960-Porsche-356B-interior-2

1960-Porsche-356-seats-1     1960-Porsche-356B-interior-1

1960-Porsche-356B-interior-details-7      1960-Porsche-356B-interior-details-8

1960-Porsche-356B-interior-details-6      1960-Porsche-356B-interior-details-2

1960-Porsche-356B-interior-details-4      1960-Porsche-356B-interior-details-5

1960-Porsche-356B-interior-5      1960-Porsche-356B-interior-4

1960-Porsche-356B-interior-3     1960-Porsche-356B-interior-6

     1960-Porsche-356B-interior-details-3

1961-356-engine     1960-Porsche-356B-engine-1

1960-Porsche-356B-exterior-details7      1960-Porsche-356B-exterior-details6

1960-Porsche-356B-exterior-details-1      Porsche 356B patina door handle

1960-Porsche-356B-exterior-details-5      1960-Porsche-356B-exterior-details-4

1960-Porsche-356-taillight

1961-Porsche-trunk-details-5      1961-Porsche-trunk-details-6

1961-Porsche-trunk-details-4      1961-Porsche-trunk-details-3

1961-Porsche-trunk-details-2      1961-Porsche-trunk-details-1

chassis number stamp & matching hood number
1960-Porsche-356B-chassis-number     
matching body number

Porsche 356b coupe Certificate of Authenticity (COA)                  Vintage 'Pink Slip'   

. . . looks like this may be the original spare tire.
1961-Porsche-original-tire-1     
1961-Porsche-original-tire-2

proper date coded wheel
1960-Porsche-356B-original-datecode-wheel     

1960-Porsche-356B-Undercarriage-5     1960-Porsche-356B-Undercarriage-6

1960-Porsche-356B-Undercarriage-6     1960-Porsche-356B-Undercarriage-5

honest, un-resprayed original floors
1960-Porsche-356B-Undercarriage-1     
1960-Porsche-356B-Undercarriage-2

1960-Porsche-356B-Undercarriage-4      1960-Porsche-356B-Undercarriage-3

registration documents, including the earliest!
1960-Porsche-registration-history

some service and rebuild history:
1960-Porsche-service-history-10      1960-Porsche-service-history-9

1960-Porsche-service-history-8      1960-Porsche-service-history-7

1960-Porsche-service-history-6      1960-Porsche-service-history-5

1960-Porsche-service-history-4      1960-Porsche-service-history-2

1960-Porsche-service-history-1

     

 

 

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