For a Corvette seller and a Corvette buyer, the Lucky Collector Car Auction held this past August 30 & 31 just outside of Tacoma, Washington was appropriately named. The lucky seller went home with a large check while the lucky buyer is the new owner of a numbers matching 1963 Corvette fuelie roadster.
According to the auction description, the Sebring Silver roadster with a black interior has only 13,872 miles and came with the coveted L84 360 horsepower fuel injected engine, as well as a top-condition auxiliary hardtop. Anyone who has tried to buy a fuel injection unit or an auxiliary hardtop recently will appreciate that, in 1963, the fuel injection option was $430 and the hardtop, RPO C07, was $237.
In addition, the car has a four-speed manual transmission, power steering and power windows. The paint was described as having a few flaws, but the auxiliary hardtop has a great headliner and fitment. As evidenced by the photos, the engine compartment was clean and looked ready to show.
It sounds like a transaction that was a winner all around—the auction made the sale, the buyer got a price that he/she was apparently happy with, and the buyer got a very collectible Corvette that can be enjoyed as is, or refurbished to take it to the next show level. All in all, it was indeed, a lucky auction.
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