1951 VW Beetle
Year of manufacture1951
Mileage98 841 km / 61 417 mi
Exterior brand colourother
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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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