1961 Volkswagen Transporter DeLuxe Wagon / 704734 Chassis Information

1961 Volkswagen Transporter photograph

1961 Volkswagen Transporter photograph

1961 Volkswagen Transporter photograph

1961 Volkswagen Transporter photograph

1961 Volkswagen Transporter photograph

1961 Volkswagen Transporter photograph

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DeLuxe Wagon
Chassis #: 704734
Sold for $82,500 at 2014 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona.
The Volkswagen Station Wagon, or 'bus' as it came to be known, first appeared on American shores in 1950. They had a split-window front screen and many side windows and would quickly gain a following of the flower-power culture and surfers. The most desirable derivative of Volkswagen's station wagon is the 23-Window De Luxe variant, which has eight additional skylight windows and a sunroof. This gave the occupants a virtually unhindered 360-degree visibility.

This '23-Window' De Luxe Station Wagon was sold new in California where it has spent the majority of its life. Recently, it has been fully restored in two-tone Sealing Wax Red and white. It has walk-through front seats, rather than the standard bench seat.

Power is from a 1493cc four-cylinder air-cooled engine offering 50 horsepower. There is a four-speed manual gearbox and hydraulic drum brakes.


By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2014


2014 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona

Sale Price :
$82,500

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1961 Volkswagen Transporter Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1961 sales)
1961 Volkswagen Type Two 'Split-Screen' Kombi
Chassis#: 646527
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  2019 Historics at Brooklands - Motor Museum
 
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  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1961 Volkswagen Transporter image  1961 Volkswagen Transporter image  
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Sold for $64,400
  2018 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
1961 Volkswagen Transporter image  1961 Volkswagen Transporter image  
1961 VOLKSWAGEN DOUBLE CAB CUSTOM TRUCK
Chassis#: 654841
Sold for $40,700
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1961 VOLKSWAGEN 23-WINDOW DELUXE MICROBUS
Chassis#: 608038
Sold for $291,500
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1961 Volkswagen 23 Window Samba Bus
Sold for $72,500
  2016 Mecum - Indianapolis
 
1961 Volkswagen Samba 23 Window Microbus
Sold for $77,000
  2016 Russo & Steele : Arizona
 
1961 VOLKSWAGEN DOUBLE CAB CUSTOM PICKUP
Chassis#: 654841
Sold for $30,800
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1961 VOLKSWAGEN SINGLE CAB PICKUP
Chassis#: 643093
Sold for $24,200
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1961 VOLKSWAGEN DELUXE MICROBUS 23 WINDOW
Chassis#: 608038
Sold for $148,500
  2014 Barrett-Jackson's 43RD Annual Scottsdale Auction
 
1961 Volkswagen '23-Window' De Luxe Station Wagon
Chassis#: 704734
Sold for $82,500
  2014 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
1961 Volkswagen Transporter image  1961 Volkswagen Transporter image  
1961 Volkswagen 23 Window Bus 2054 CC, Rotisserie Restoration
Chassis#: 948991
Sold for $64,000
  2013 Mecum Auction - Anaheim 2013
 
1961 Volkswagen Bus 4-Speed, Roof Rack
Chassis#: 640316
Sold for $40,000
  2012 Mecum - Anaheim, CA
 
1961 Volkswagen 23 Window Samba Bus
Chassis#: 757468
Sold for $62,700
  2011 Barrett Jackson-Las Vegas
 
1961 VOLKSWAGEN MICRO BUS DOUBLE DOOR CAMPER
Sold for $47,300
  2009 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction
 
1961 Volkswagen Doubledoor Panel Van
Chassis#: 744281
Sold for $17,334
  2008 Coys Auction - Fine Motor Cars, Blenheim Palace
 
1961 VOLKSWAGEN BUS CAMPER
Sold for $9,900
  2001 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2001
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1961 Volkswagen Transporter's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1961 Volkswagen 23-Window Bus 2018 Mecum : Dallas$85,000  
1961 Volkswagen Microbus6527902018 Mecum : Monterey$55,000$75,000$90,000
1961 Volkswagen Single Cab Pickup 2017 Mecum : Denver$13,000  
1961 VOLKSWAGEN 15 WINDOW BUS 2012 McCormicks Palm Springs Auction 52$39,500  
1961 VOLKSWAGEN PICKUP TRANSPORTER 2003 Kruse Auction, Oklahoma City, OK$3,800  

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