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Lot # ST0072

1967 Shelby

Cobra CSX3302

Auction:
2016 July
Run Day:
Saturday
Year
1967
Make
Shelby
Model
Cobra
Doors
2
Body Color
Red
Interior Color
Black
Body Style
Convertible

CSX3302 Shelby Cobra


Vehicle Highlights
  • Georgia Registration Card
  • CSX3302 Shelby Cobra
  • 427 CID Engine
  • 4 Speed Manual Transmission
  • CSX3302 is The First Car In What was Originally Intended to be The Third Batch of 100 Coil-Spring Cars sent to Shelby American
  • Originally billed to Shelby American in Blue Acrylic Paint with Black Interior on 8/24/1966
  • CSX3301 was Retained in England making this CSX3302 the First Chassis to Receive the 427 Engine under Shelby American Chief Engineer, Fred Goodell
  • In June of 1967, Shelby American Invoiced CSX3302 to Larsen Ford Inc., White Plains, NY at a Cost of $6,595.00
  • CSX3302 was sent by Airfreight to JFK Airport where Larson Sold the Cobra to Manhattan Avis Rent-a-Car Franchisee, F. Sylvestry
  • Just a few weeks after delivery the Original Carburetor was Replaced under Warranty
  • At Some point during its Tenure with Sylvestery the Fiberglass Bodywork was Installed
  • In the Late 1970's Robert Size of Indian Wells, California Acquired the Car and had a restoration performed during which Alloy Bodywork was reinstalled
  • Now Sporting Red Paint with Sunburst Wheels the Cobra would be Purchased by Gerald Schwalbach of Minneapolis, MN
  • 3302 would Surface again after Ten Years, Now 5/87, to be Sold at Le Fontainbleu Auction in France to H. Ogliatro for "65 million De centimes"
  • After being displayed with a variety of European Exotics in Ogliastro's Paris based Automuseum Pantin, 3302 would eventually Make it back to the US
  • In 1998 it was purchased and returned to the US by its Current Owner and Caretaker Chris Greene of Georgia
  • Still in its Museum Livery it will be Offered as Displayed with Halibrand Wheels, Hood Scoop, and Chrome Side Pipes