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Rattletrap
2011-03-11T13:21:38Z
It does look a very good project. :beer:

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54 Gertie
2011-03-11T13:28:08Z
Fantastic, nice find. :thumbup:

Good project for someone, lets just hope it doesn't end up on it's arse and some snide Fuchs in pursuit of fashion.
William
pre67vw
2011-03-11T13:31:35Z
Cool reversing light, might put one of those on mine....

£4.5k though? :omg: it must just be me...
Rob Amos
Happiness is a stock VW
54 Gertie
2011-03-11T13:38:31Z
pre67vw wrote:

Cool reversing light, might put one of those on mine....

£4.5k though? :omg: it must just be me...



I did think it was a bit pricey, yes. Not that I have any real idea what it is actually worth. It has all the Kab only bits which seems to be a real plus point on a reasonably early one.
William
55Kab
2011-03-11T15:08:29Z
54 Gertie wrote:

on it's arse and some snide Fuchs in pursuit of fashion



WORD :!: 😛


55Kab
2011-03-11T15:11:34Z
54 Gertie wrote:

I did think it was a bit pricey, yes. Not that I have any real idea what it is actually worth. It has all the Kab only bits which seems to be a real plus point on a reasonably early one.



Nah...it's not really pricey.

When was the last time you saw a small window OG UK RHD cabriolet for sale on its OG plate? It's on ebay now, currently £2k.

69project
2011-03-11T15:21:25Z
it could be nice,mentions in ebay ad that he has no v5 so reg would pbly non transferable if the dvla are being nice and let it stay with car

cant see it staying on ebay as guy is open to offers,very local to me but just dont have the money...:x
Car less.....
54 Gertie
2011-03-11T16:46:08Z
55Kab wrote:

Nah...it's not really pricey.

When was the last time you saw a small window OG UK RHD cabriolet for sale on its OG plate? It's on ebay now, currently £2k.



I suppose, just my gut reaction when I saw it. I guess it wouldn't actually take a lot of cash to get it on the road and preserved, the original paint looks like it's got a few years left in it yet.

It needs going back together, some rear wings found and painted, a good polish, and then some crossplies to finish it off. :thumbup:

I'm really starting to get a hankering for 'early' Kabs.
William
54 Gertie
2011-03-11T16:50:43Z
I want to see an engine shot. :drool:
William
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2011-03-11T17:10:23Z
If it´s as solid as it looks then I´d say thats a fair price. Don´t like it? Go find a better one, if you can.
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Rattletrap
2011-03-11T18:14:11Z
pre67vw wrote:

Cool reversing light, might put one of those on mine....

£4.5k though? :omg: it must just be me...


You'll never get what you want Rob unless you get that cash out. Consider its worth when up and running.:smile:

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GKL 7
2011-03-11T18:19:20Z
Rattletrap wrote:

You'll never get what you want Rob unless you get that cash out. Consider its worth when up and running.:smile:




He knows all this,he already owns a cabrio.
WayneMcCarthy
2011-03-11T20:56:50Z
Gone Over 4 Grand Already !
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Rattletrap
2011-03-12T10:19:29Z
Originally Posted by: ' 

He knows all this,he already owns a cabrio.



Then Rob must be aware of today's values. :?

Owning one does not mean someone still can't look around.:p

You really should have kept yours '50 Karmann - one of the finest in the UK. :wink:


WayneMcCarthy wrote:

Gone Over 4 Grand Already !


Worth rather more.:mellow:




Rattletrap – the Volkswagen Beetle that has covered an incredible mileage equivalent to over 35 times around the planet :omg:
Running nifty since 1950… the King of Volkswagens:beer: Why not make friends with this famous little VW – he's on facebook!
:d
The great Rattletrap debate: http://forums.pre67vw.co...aspx?g=posts&t=16378 
Rich Oakley
2011-03-12T12:39:50Z
Will it make the £10k mark though I wonder?

I am really tempted by this but have promised to buy no more 'keepers' for the time being.
47 Beetle, 56 UK Karmann Cabriolet, 56 UK Beetle, 57 UK Type 2, 59 UK Beetle, 66 UK Fastback.
Rattletrap
2011-03-12T13:35:49Z
Rich Oakley wrote:

Will it make the £10k mark though I wonder?

I am really tempted by this but have promised to buy no more 'keepers' for the time being.


Its sold according to the advert (was asking £4.5k in that).:sleep:

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C214509/# 
Rattletrap – the Volkswagen Beetle that has covered an incredible mileage equivalent to over 35 times around the planet :omg:
Running nifty since 1950… the King of Volkswagens:beer: Why not make friends with this famous little VW – he's on facebook!
:d
The great Rattletrap debate: http://forums.pre67vw.co...aspx?g=posts&t=16378 
64rotbox
2011-03-12T16:57:10Z
That just means the advert's been withdrawn. The ebay loon-a-thon continues apace.
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55Kab
2011-03-12T17:10:18Z
64rotbox wrote:

That just means the advert's been withdrawn. The ebay loon-a-thon continues apace.



Agreed. As the ebay price crept up to the price on the other advert I guess the owner thought financially it would be better to let it run on ebay.

Will be interesting to see what this one finally makes. I reckon it will be in the £5-5.5k mark.

Rich Oakley
2011-03-13T15:56:52Z
Looks like the auction has been ended. Probably now sold.
47 Beetle, 56 UK Karmann Cabriolet, 56 UK Beetle, 57 UK Type 2, 59 UK Beetle, 66 UK Fastback.
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