1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Former California black plate example stored for many years! Full frame-off restoration to a no-hit, all original body in 2007! No mechanical detail left untouched and date correct in nearly every way!
36 rear axle, pushbutton AM/FM radio with power antenna, power windows, rare telescoping steering column, hazard flasher, teakwood steering wheel, full spinner wheel covers, front license plate bracket, original 1965 date-coded seatbelts, and carpeted floor mats! It was later fitted with factory style side pipes, radial whitewall tires, and a Quartz electric clock. History provided with this California example start in Pasadena, CA when purchased by Walter Schroeder in December of 1972 with only 42,000 miles on the odometer.
The body would be sublet to Ed’s Auto Body, also of Bakersfield, for stripping and painting. Ed’s Auto Body would hand strip the factory fiberglass, perform only minor body perfections, and seal with PCL primer. After an initial block sanding, it would receive 4 more coats of primer, block sanded again, sealed with 2 coats of urethane sealer, painted with 4-5 coats of urethane Chroma base coat, buried under 4-5 more coats of Chroma Premier clear, then color sanded and buffed!
Always stored in a proper garage environment all its life, and never driven in inclement weather, it makes for an excellent collection piece! This is an opportune chance to acquire a beautiful, high option Corvette in a very rare color combination! All records and ownership documentation will be provided to the next owner.