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Gorgeous High-Quality Restoration, Correct Motor, 3 Speed Manual, Wide Whites!

For sale: 1956 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

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Islamorada, Florida, United States
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Fully Restored 1956 Corvette Convertible!

You are bidding on a fully, nd freshly restored 1956 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible. A complete two year restoration wasfinished last year. The same owner retained ownership of this car from 1984 to present, ver 30 years!Tens of thousands of dollarsin receiptsfor therestoration work. This car retains the correct casting numberengine. This car is equipped with a three speed manualtransmission. Unlike many color-change cars, t is believed that this car was correctly refinished in its original Aztec Copper and Shoreline Beige color combination! This car is one of 166 Aztec Copper and Shoreline Beige Corvettes produced in 1956! It is optioned with parking brake alarm and courtesy lights.

This car is in excellent restored and mechanically sound condition. Theengine, ransmission and suspension have allbeen fullyrebuilt. The car is tight, nd runs and drives excellent. Manystraight axle Corvettesdrive poorly, his car is truly anexception. The body, rame, nd other the areas of concern on most collector cars of this era are of no concern on this vehicle. The frame is devoid of any issues, ust, r previous damage. The underside is fully detailed frontto rear.The body fitment is excellent, ith no evidence of accidents, oor patch work, tc. The doors, ood, op hatch,deck lid, tc all align, it and close as expected!New Coker wide white tires were added during the restoration.

The two year restoration and paint was finished approximately one yearago,and the paint work is truly exceptional. All weatherstrips anddetail itemshave been replaced throughout the car. The chrome and trim is all in excellent condition, nd all the brightwork/finishes have either been replated (chrome) or highly polished (stainless steel).

The interiorhas beenfully restored as well, ut since the carpet and seats are such a light color, have decided to order fresh carpet and seat covers since they discolor so easily. If the car is purchased prior to their installation, hey will be included with the purchase.Everything else is in EXCELLENT condition in the interior. A new white convertible top has beenrecently installed as well. All of theinstrument cluster gauges have been completely rebuilt, estored, nd correctly calibrated. The same goes for the radio, hich has been fully restored/rebuilt.

I also havethe optional hardtop also available which is painted to match the coves. If the buy it now is utilized, will include the matching hardtop with the purchase.If we negotiate anything less, he hardtop becomes a negotiation point that we can discuss further.
The engine compartment has been correctly detailed and all proper componentry is in place, ncluding the extremely rare and correct 1956 finned valve covers. The engine runs great/smooth, oesn't smoke, tc. The mileage shows 12K,but true mileage is unknown.

If you are looking for an exceptional straight axle Corvette Convertible, ere's an excellent opportunity for a collectible car that you can drive and enjoy and not have $100K or morein it. This car would do well in any quality show anywhere in the country!

I have been a licensed collector car dealer in Ohio for over 20 years, nd I describe my cars fairly and accurately. I have sold well over 200 straight axle, id-year, nd steel bumper Corvettes. You are welcome to send me a message and I will be happy to call you.

A $500.00 Paypal deposit is due immediately upon acceptance of an offer. The balance is due by wire transfer only within 5 days of the close of the auction. This vehicle is sold as is, here is, ith no warranty expressed or implied.

Serious interest only, O NIGERIAN SCAM ARTISTS NEED EMAIL ME!!! The car is located in Islamorada Florida, n the middle portion of The Keys. Shipping can be arranged anywhere in the US, r overseas.

Thanks for looking and email with any questions.

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