1955 Porsche 356 Coupe / 54126 Chassis Information

1955 Porsche 356 photograph

1955 Porsche 356 photograph

1955 Porsche 356 photograph

1955 Porsche 3561955 Porsche 3561955 Porsche 356
Coupe
Chassis #: 54126
Sold for $129,250 at 2012 RM Sothebys.
This German car was in the care of single-family ownership for 25 years. It is a matching numbers 'bent-windshield' Pre-A 356 Coupe powered by a 1500cc engine with twin Solex 32 PBI carburetors and a four-speed manual gearbox. It is finished in factory-original colors of Silver Metallic with blue upholstery. It was given a restoration in 2002 and 2003. The car retains its original tube-type Telefunken radio, correct set of 15-inch wheels and tires, and a recorded mileage of 75,000 kilometers. There is a partial tool kit, a roadside kit, spare tire, copy of the owner's manual, and the Porsche Certificate of Authenticity.

In 2012, this vehicle was offered for sale at the Amelia Island sale presented by RM Auctions. It was estimated to sell for $100,000 - $150,000. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for $129,250 inclusive of buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2012

Chassis# 54126

2012 RM Auctions at Amelia Island, Fla
Pre-Auction Estimates :$100,000-$150,000 
Sale Price : $129,250

Analysis

Chassis number 54126 Auction Sales History
2012$129,250

2018 2
2017 9
2016 7
2015 5
2014 7
2013 3
2012 4
2011 3
2010 3
2009 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$280,250$351,5002
2017$336,497$419,2869
2016$316,853$649,2567
2015$282,525$313,5005
2014$340,143$462,0007
2013$242,491$310,7503
2012$166,086$240,4724
2011$169,971$197,4133
2010$118,720$197,9233
2009$38,775$59,4002

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1955 sales)
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster
Chassis#: 80639
Sold for $209,000
  2018 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1955 Porsche 356 1500 Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 80671
Sold for $351,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Continental Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 54215
Sold for $288,200
  2017 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
 
1955 Porsche 356 'Pre-A' Speedster with Hardtop Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 80773
Sold for $395,535
  2017 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed
 
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster
Sold for $255,750
  2017 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale
 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1600 Speedster
Chassis#: 80994
Sold for $419,286
  2017 Artcurial : Retromobile
 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1600 Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 80861
Sold for $395,472
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Paris
 
1955 Porsche 356 'Pre-A' 1500 Super Speedster
Chassis#: 80363
Sold for $391,147
  2017 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1955 Porsche 356 'Pre-A' Continental Coupé
Chassis#: 53846
Sold for $305,583
  2017 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1955 Porsche 356 A 1600 Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 81009
Sold for $280,500
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Arizona Auction
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1955 Porsche 356A/1600 Speedster
Chassis#: 81066
Sold for $297,000
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster
Chassis#: 80354
Sold for $370,000
  2016 Mecum : Monterey
 
1955 Porsche 356 'Pre-A' 1600 Speedster
Chassis#: 80926
Sold for $649,256
  2016 Bonhams : Zoute Sale
 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1600 Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 80945
Sold for $307,664
  2016 RM Sotheby's : London Sale
 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 80389
Sold for $374,049
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Paris
 
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster
Chassis#: 80333
Sold for $352,000
  2016 Gooding & Company : The Scottsdale Auction
 
1955 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A CONTINENTAL COUPE
Chassis#: 53344
Sold for $143,000
  2016 Scottsdale, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
 
1955 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER RE-CREATION
Chassis#: ID009924
Sold for $22,000
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1955 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A CONTINENTAL CABRIOLET
Chassis#: 60771
Sold for $297,000
  2015 Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction
1955 Porsche 356 image  
1955 Porsche Speedster
Chassis#: 81048
Sold for $286,000
  2015 Motostalgia Auction - Indianapolis Brickyard
 

No Sale

1955 Porsche 356's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Continental Cabriolet Coachwork by Reutter607712018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge $300,000$375,000
1955 Porsche 356 A Carrera GS Sunroof Coupé by Reutter553802018 RM Sothebys : Monaco $550,000$600,000
1955 Porsche 356 1500 Coupé by Reutter537852018 RM Sothebys : Monaco $225,000$275,000
1955 Porsche Replica 356 Wide Body Convertible 2017 Collector Car Toronto Spring Classic$17,500  
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster 2017 Amelia Island Select : Hollywood Wheels Auction $400,000$450,000
1955 Porsche 356 Pre – A Cabriolet608982016 Coys : Mondial De L'Automobile Paris $240,000$270,000
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster806122016 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach $350,000$425,000
1955 Porsche 356A/1600 Speedster810662016 Worldwide Auctions The Houston Classic $375,000$450,000
1955 Porsche 356 Pre A Speedster805972016 Russo & Steele : Arizona   
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster806712015 Mecum : Monterey$375,000$375,000$425,000
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Speedster by Reutter 2015 Auctions America California$270,000  
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster811142015 Motostalgia Auction Indianapolis Brickyard $27,000$29,000
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Speedster by Reutter804262013 RM Auctions Monterey$235,000  
1955 Porsche 356 Pre- A Speedster802262013 Coys Techno Classica $170,000 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A Speedster807452012 Bonhams Quail Lodge Sale $170,000$190,000
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster805642012 Coys Techno Classica, Essen Germany $140,000$180,000
1955 Porsche Speedster Convertible 2011 Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA The Daytime Auction$140,000  
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster810092011 RM Auctions Concours d'Elegance at St. Johns$147,500$160,000$210,000
1955 Porsche 365 Pre-A GS Carrera Speedster810792009 Pebble Beach Auction : Gooding & Company $350,000$450,000
1955 Porsche Speedster Convertible 2009 Mecum Monterey Auction   
1955 Porsche 356A Speedster803732009 Shannons Auctions 2009 Melbourne International Motorshow Auction $180,000$210,000
1955 Porsche 356 2009 Automobiles of Arizona$90,000$150,000$190,000
1955 Porsche 356 2008 Hilton Head Sports & Classic Car Auction $140,000$180,000
1955 PORSCHE 356 Roadster replicaWA891511872002 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auction November 2002$39,000  

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