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1962 Porsche 356 B


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1962 Porsche 356 Carrera 2 VIN: 120564 Engine: 97 055 Transmission: 56531
The car is chassis 120564 by Reutter, with engine #97055 and transmission #56531, all matching per both Kardex, and in sequence according to Porsche production data. 120564 has a build date of July 11, 1962 and a delivery date of August 5, 1962 to Autogerma, the Porsche dealer in Bologna Italy. The trip from Germany to Italy was just the beginning of the car's international history. After two Milanese owners, 120564 arrived in California, where it resided until the famous Matsuda Collection (The Porsche Museum of Japan) purchased it in the 1980s. When the collection broke up in 1999 the Carrera 2 returned to the West Coast of the United States to be put into the private collection of esteemed car collector John McCaw. He would end up selling the car a year later to Douglas Atkins of Seattle, Washington with 73,137 kilometers (45,445 miles). In January of 2001 Atkins had the car stripped down for a cosmetic restoration by Rudi & Company. During the restoration the car was found to be rust free, and still had its original floors and body panels. 120564 was painted in its correct silver, and a new, green leather


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    For sale
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    Porsche > 356
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United Kingdom

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