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Barn Find

Corvettes on eBay: A One-Owner 1966 Corvette Barn Find

by Keith Cornett on July 24, 2014

Corvettes on eBay: A One-Owner 1966 Corvette Barn Find

There’s gold to be found on eBay and I swear I get a funky feeling inside when I come across the occasional barn find on the auction website.

Here’s a one-owner 1966 Corvette big block that’s been tucked away in a barn since 1981. The owner passed away a couple years ago and now his widow is selling the property which forces the sale of the Sting Ray.

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Former Barn Find 1968 L88 Corvette Known as Bounty Hunter Headed for Mecum Monterey

This 1968 L88 Corvette has come a long way since we first saw it as a fresh barn find in 2008.

The former psychedelic-painted racer was found in North Florida by our friends at ProTeam Corvette who rehabbed the street-raced L88 that was known locally as “Bounty Hunter”. Armed with a pedigree of awards, the Rally Red Convertible is headed to Mecum’s Monterey Auction in August where it will be offered for sale.

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[PICS] Bloomington Gold 2014 – 1965 Big Tank Barn Find

They’re still out there.

That’s the mantra repeated by Corvette collectors and restorers continuously in search of the next treasure that’s been tucked away out of sight for years. Sometimes those finds are rarer than others like this 1 of 3 known black/black 1965 big tank coupe on display at Bloomington Gold last weekend.

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1966 Corvette Big Block: From Barn Find to Award Winner

by Bruce Troxell on April 18, 2014

1966 Corvette Big Block: From Barn Find to Award Winner

Few things increase the revs in our car collector’s hearts more than the prospect of a barn find — you know, your dream car that somebody put in a barn and never came back to collect. A little worn and thoroughly dirty, but mostly there, just waiting for someone to come along and give it a good home.

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Nebraska Farmer Buys Lambrecht Chevy's 4 Mile 1978 Corvette Indy Pace Car
Photo Credit: Hemmings

The debate had ranged for months.

To wash or not?

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Corvettes on Craigslist: Barn Find 1961 Corvette Fuelie

by Keith Cornett on October 9, 2013

Corvettes on Craigslist: Barn Find 1961 Corvette Fuelie

We’re not sure why these barn find Corvettes with psychedelic paint jobs are all of a sudden being found after years of storage, we’re just glad they are! After posting the 1965 Corvette Coupe from California yesterday that’s still available on ebay for $22K, we now have this Craigslist ad for a 1961 barn find Corvette Fuelie that was parked in 1984.

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Corvettes on eBay: 1957 Corvette Found in Nevada Storage Unit

Nothing gets our motor running like a Corvette barn find and although this 1957 Corvette was actually found in a storage unit, the emotions of the find are still the same. The seller has the Corvette listed on eBay with just over four days to go.

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Barn Finds: The Story of 1955 Corvette VIN# 001

by Mitch Talley on June 27, 2013

Barn Finds: The Story of 1955 Corvette VIN# 001

If Steve McCain was a fisherman, he’d have quite a few tales to tell about the big ones that got away – as well as the big ones he did manage to reel in. Fortunately for Corvette enthusiasts, McCain’s tales aren’t fishing-related – instead they have to do with some of the very first Corvettes ever made.

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Corvettes on eBay: 1966 Bloomington Gold Survivor Convertible

We’ve stumbled across another cool unrestored Corvette listed on eBay. Early last week we found the 1953 Survivor up for bids and now we’ve got this silver 327/350hp 1966 convertible seeking a new home. The hidden roadster was pulled from a barn in 2010 and claimed a Bloomington Gold Survivor Award in 2012.

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Longtime 1967 Corvette Field Car to Finally Undergo Restoration

It’s always sad to see a classic Corvette just wasting away in a field.

But this story, reported by Al Rogers in Old Cars Weekly, offers hope for a happy ending for a 1967 Corvette roadster that’s been sitting in a grassy field for more than 30 years.

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