Porsche 356 A - 1956

For sale
The ultimate barn find!

Very original, untouched early 356 A 1956:
Full Matching.
Never restored.
No rust.
Two owners since new (last owner since 1963).
Books, partial toolkit and service records.
Copy of the handwritten Kardex.
Wonderfull patina.

This 356 A was delivered new by Cotton Goff Orange County in the winter of ’56 to Mr. Richard M. Haslett. He kept the car until the early sixties and sold it to Mr. Joe Shepherd. And kept it until his dead in February 2016. He parked it 13 years ago was recently discovered and sold by his estate.

The preservation is amazing. All original panels (all numbered) and no rust. Factory gaps and the “ping” sound when closing the doors. Correct dated wheels and tank.
This car was born in the beautiful color Lago Green. In his very early life it had a color change to silver. Done professional back then.

Very original interior. Carpet is mostly gone due the years.
Seats etc are all 100% original and has some wear and tear.
All gauges, steering wheel, knobs is never replaced.

The matching numbers engine runs smooth. New sparks, oil etc.
Gearbox shifts easily in every gear. Clutch and brakes are ok.

This 356 comes with:
Original pink-slip California title.
Copy of the handwritten Kardex.
Original manuals.
Partial toolkit, Jack and spare.
Service records going back to 1963.
Original Black plates (front and back).
Original dealer frame.

This 356 had only 2 owners, last one since the early sixties. Once repainted. Original color was Lagogreen. Matching numbers.
Never restored, welded etc.
100% rust free Black plate 356.

A car is only once unrestored. Keep it unrestored.


Body: Coupé
First registration: 09 / 1956
KM: 47.043 mls
Engine: Boxer
CCM: 1600 cm3
Power: 60 BHP
Transmission: 4-speed gearbox
Color: Silver
Cylinders: 4
Status Sold