1965 356C Coupe
La Jolla, California
about 2 months ago
Condition: An exceptionally original example still with original floor pans, longitudinals, and battery box. Original upper body sheet metal with outstanding original factory gaps. VIN# stampings in doors and engine lid. Date stamped wheels. Matching numbers engine and transmission. Never involved in an accident. Sympathetic restoration carried out from 2011-2013 including paint, chrome, engine and transmission rebuild, and suspension with receipts. Car professionally repainted in original color of Champagne Yellow. Still with original interior. Major service in the summer of 2020.
History: Sold new through Brumos Porsche of Jacksonville, Florida to Captain Richard Smith, an Air Force fighter pilot stationed in Florida. Later moving to Colorado Springs, Colorado and then to Sacramento, California. Now Major Richard Smith of McClellan Air Base in Sacramento. The car has since resided in Southern California with four owners; one of which was actor Hart Bochner who is known for roles in Die Hard, Batman, and 20 other feature films.
Of Note: It is extremely rare to find a 1965 Porsche 356C Coupe still with original body sheet metal, original floor pans, and documented ownership from new.
Documents: Porsche service book, Porsche customer ID card, restoration receipts, original owner’s manual, Blaupunkt radio manual, old registration slips, list of ownership, old black California plates, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, and Kardex.