1967 Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster / CSX 3045 Vehicle Information

1967 Shelby Cobra 427 photograph

1967 Shelby Cobra 427 photograph

1967 Shelby Cobra 4271967 Shelby Cobra 427
Roadster
Chassis #: CSX 3045
Sold for $1,430,000 at 2007 Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona.
Sold for $2,007,500 at 2013 RM Auctions - Arizona.
Sold for $2,117,500 at 2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island.
The Cobra, chassis CSX 3045, was invoiced to Shelby American on February 23, 1965, and it was completed to S/C specification, under work order number 15103. On April 21, 1966, Shelby American received an order for an S/C model complete with a modified race exhaust system. It was delivered to a Mr. Hall, on May 31st. The next recorded owner, Peter Bayer, acquired the car as payment for promotional work done on behalf of dealer Larsen Ford, of White Plains, New York, and he was the first to register this car, in 1967. Doug Carsen, of Pennsylvania, is believed to have raced this car in several SCCA events, before becoming the next owner.

John Parlante, of Whitestone, New York, began some restoration work on the car in the mid-1970s prior to passing it to Geoff Howard in 1978. Howard completed the work, including the Guardsman Blue paint scheme. It was offered for sale a year later and advertised as having just 10,500 miles. The advertisement also stated it had a fresh restoration, all competition options, and polished Halibrands. The car was purchased by Jere Clark, of Phoenix, Arizona who installed Arizona plate 427 S/C, and went vintage racing.

Ownership later passed to George Stauffer, of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin in the early 1980s. By 1986, it was in the care of Carl Schwartz, of Grand Blanc, Michigan, which was followed by ownership by John Mozart from 1988 onward. Mr. Mozart treated the car to a full restoration.

Ownership changed again in early 1995. In 1998, it was Gold at the SAAC Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, plus Best Cobra and Best Comp Cobra at SAAC in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1999, in addition to many regional SAAC Show First Place awards.

Just 29 examples of the Shelby 427 Semi-Competition Cobras were built.


By Daniel Vaughan | May 2015


2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $2,200,000-USD $2,500,000 
Sale Price :
USD $2,117,500

2013 RM Auctions - Arizona

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $1,400,000-USD $1,700,000 
Sale Price :
USD $2,007,500

2007 Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $950,000-USD $1,250,000 
Sale Price :
USD $1,430,000

1967 Shelby Cobra 427 Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1967 sales)
1967 Shelby 427 S/C Cobra Roadster
Chassis#: CSX3042
Sold for USD$2,860,000
  2019 Mecum : Indianpolis
 
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra
Chassis#: CSX3278
Sold for USD$1,045,000
  2018 Gooding & Co. : Amelia Island
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1967 AC Shelby 427 Cobra
Sold for USD$726,000
  2016 Auctions America : Hilton Head
 
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra CSX3337
Chassis#: CSX3337
Sold for USD$1,375,000
  2016 Worldwide Auctions - The Houston Classic
 
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster
Chassis#: CSX3356
Sold for USD$950,000
  2015 Mecum : Monterey
 
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster
Chassis#: CSX3356
Sold for USD$1,000,000
  2015 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1967 Shelby 427 'Semi-Competition' Cobra
Chassis#: CSX 3045
Sold for USD$2,117,500
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island
1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  
1967 SHELBY COBRA ROADSTER RE-CREATION
Chassis#: SVCXX15894
Sold for USD$40,700
  2015 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale
 
1967 Shelby 427 'Semi-Competition' Cobra
Chassis#: CSX 3045
Sold for USD$2,007,500
  2013 RM Auctions - Arizona
1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  
1967 Shelby American Cobra Convertible
Sold for USD$19,000
  2011 Mecum Auctions - St. Charles, IL Auction
 
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra
Chassis#: CSX3275
Sold for USD$715,000
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra
Chassis#: CSX3281
Sold for USD$632,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
 
1967 Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster CSX3357
Chassis#: CSX3357
Sold for USD$829,250
  2008 Russo & Steele Monterey Auction
 
1967 SHELBY COBRA ROADSTER
Chassis#: CSX3294
Sold for USD$660,000
  2008 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2008
1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  
1967 SHELBY COBRA 427 ROADSTER CSX3279
Chassis#: CSX3279
Sold for USD$687,500
  2008 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2008
 
1967 Shelby Cobra 427
Sold for USD$766,800
  2007 Vintage Motor Cars at Amelia Island
1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  
1967 Shelby 427 S/C Cobra Roadster
Chassis#: CSX 3045
Sold for USD$1,430,000
  2007 Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona
1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  1967 Shelby Cobra 427 image  
1967 Shelby Cobra 427
Chassis#: CSX3252
Sold for USD$605,000
  2006 Russo and Steele - Scottsdale 2006
 
1967 AC Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster
Sold for USD$535,000
  2005 The Florida Collector Car Auction
 
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra
Chassis#: CSX3305
Sold for USD$341,000
  2004 The Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1967 Shelby Cobra 427's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1967 Shelby 427 S/C Cobra RoadsterCSX30422020 Mecum : Indy   
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra RoadsterCSX32812020 Mecum : Indy$1,250,000$1,350,000$1,550,000
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra RoadsterCSX33182019 Mecum : Indianpolis$1,350,000$1,400,000$1,600,000
1967 Shelby 427 CobraCSX 32812019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona $1,350,000$1,450,000
1967 Shelby Cobra CSX3302 2016 GAA : July 2016$800,000  
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra RoadsterCSX32952016 Mecum Indianapolis $1,100,000$1,300,000
1967 Shelby 427 CobraCSX 32652010 RM Auctions Sports & Classics of Monterey$540,000$675,000$800,000
1967 Shelby 427 Cobra 2010 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auctions $650,000$750,000
1967 Shelby Cobra Roadster 2009 Mecum St. Charles Auction$21,500  
1967 Shelby Cobra 427 2007 Gooding & Company $750,000$850,000

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1967 Shelby Cobra 427 vehicle thumbnail image  1967 Shelby Cobra 427 vehicle thumbnail image  
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1967 Shelby Cobra 427 vehicle thumbnail image  
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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Shelby Cobra 4271966 Roadster
Chassis Num: CSX 3102
Engine Num: C3A3-3059-A
Chassis information for the Shelby Cobra 4271967 Roadster
Chassis Num: CSX3256
Engine Num: 3256


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