RM Auctions Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey 2010 – Auction Report Page Ten
Lot # 572 1960 Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet; S/N 2916717; Engine # 3653588; Ceramic Green/Stone Beige; Stone Beige vinyl top; Estimate $25,000 – $35,000; Older restoration, 2- condition; Hammered Sold at $26,000 plus commission of 10.00%; Final Price $28,600 — Bendix Sapphire radio, bumper overriders, narrow whitewalls, hubcaps, trim rings. Doors don’t latch securely. Good paint, chrome and interior. Thoroughly restored with some subsequent use. Engine is nearly like new with a little only residue from use. No Reserve. A year or so ago this much money would have bought a freshly restored, above reproach, pristine Beetle convertible. Now it buys this, a sound car with a thorough but aged and used restoration. Cute is coming on strong. (picture unavailable).
[Source: Rick Carey; photo credit, Darin Schnabel and Stephen Goodall courtesy of RM]