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1962 Chevrolet Corvette

Engine No. 2196224F0II8RF
Amelia Island 2020 - Bonhams
Friday, 6 March - Saturday, 7 March 2020
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Not sold at a high bid of
196
Lot Number
#2-
Older Restoration
Bonhams
Auction House
Chassis No. 20867S106224, Engine No. 2196224F0II8RF. Red over red interior. 327-ci, 340-hp fuel-injected V-8. 4-speed manual. Hubcaps, Kumho tires, hardtop, and Wonder Bar radio.

Evaluation: Older restoration | Ex-David E. Davis of Car and Driver and ­Automobile magazines. Numbers matching. Lightly scratched bumpers. Good paint and glass, including on the hardtop. Older restored underneath. Straightforward, lightly aged older restoration. Very red.

Bottom Line: Sold at RM Meadow Brook 2008 for $69,300, at Gooding ­Amelia Island in 2010 for $79,200, and at Bonhams Scottsdale 2013 for $86,250. The end result here is driver-quality money for a car that is in excellent condition. 

by Hagerty Editor
1 February 2020
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Condition definitions
Condition #1: Concours
Condition #1 vehicles are the best in the world. The visual image is of the best vehicle, in the right colors, driving onto the lawn at the finest concours. Perfectly clean, the vehicle has been groomed down to the tire treads. Painted and chromed surfaces are mirror-like. Dust and dirt are banned, and materials used are correct and superbly fitted. The one word description for #1 vehicles is “concours.“
Condition #2: Excellent
#2 vehicles could win a local or regional show. They can be former #1 vehicles that have been driven or have aged. Seasoned observers will have to look closely for flaws, but will be able to find some not seen by the general public. The paint, chrome, glass and finishes will all appear as excellent. No excessive smoke will be seen on startup, no unusual noises will emanate from the engine. The vehicle will drive as a new vehicle of its era would. The one word description for #2 vehicles is “excellent.“
Condition #3: Good
#3 vehicles could possess some, but not all of the issues of a #4 vehicle, but they will be balanced by other factors such as a fresh paint job or a new, correct interior where applicable. #3 vehicles drive and run well, but might have some incorrect parts. These vehicles are not used for daily transportation but are ready for a long tour without excuses, and the casual passerby will not find any visual flaws. “Good” is the one word description of a #3 vehicle.
Condition #4: Fair
#4 vehicles are daily drivers, with flaws visible to the naked eye. The chrome might have pitting or scratches, the windshield might be chipped. Paintwork is imperfect, and perhaps the body has a minor dent. Split seams or a cracked dash, where applicable, might be present. No major parts are missing, but the wheels could differ from the originals, or other non- stock additions might be present. A #4 vehicle can also be a deteriorated restoration. “Fair” is the one word that describes a #4 vehicle.
Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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