1951 VW Beetle

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1951
  • Mileage 
    98 841 km / 61 417 mi
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other

Description

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1951 Volkswagen Beetle

De Luxe Sedan

Chassis No. 1-0303302

Engine No. 1-0366741

Body No. 246 608

Highly Desirable Split-Window Model

Featuring coveted front quarter-panel fresh air vents "crotch coolers", rare Basta pillar-mounted folding semaphores, correct "bat wing" steering wheel, Mauthe split clock, and "pope's nose" license plate light.

Sold new to Finland where it spent the majority of its life

Original Turun Automyynti dealer's plaque on dashboard, With mounted period Finnish license plate

Benefits from an Attractive and Authentic Restoration

According to a long-term previous owner, the VW was carefully and authentically restored by 2009, where it was held in a private collection.

Retains Matching-Numbers Engine per Original Finnish Registration Booklet from 1952

Accompanied by Finnish tax and registration booklet dating to 1952 recording the car's ownership record to 1960, specs, original license plate number and engine number

Stamped & Matching Chassis Number on rear pan and Body Number in front luggage compartment

Pending Volkswagen Certificate

Completed the BBT Convoy Rally from Belgium to Germany and back before being imported to the U.S. in 2009

Late 2017, 1-0303302 participated in the Speedwell Rallye and later shown at the Southern California Vintage VW Treffen

98,840 Recorded KMs

Supported by its Tool Kit, Jack & Handle, Matching Spare Wheel, 1952 German Owner's Manual, Period Swedish Technical and Repair Book, Vintage Correspondence, Mechanical Assessments, Historical and Importation Documents.

Eligible for numerous worldwide shows, tours and events - we offer this exceptionally presented and historically significant Beetle model from our Houston, Texas showroom.

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