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1959 Porsche 356A Carrera GS/GT

Chassis number : 108186

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The silver painted Porsche 356A 1600 GS Coupe with chassis number 108186 was delivered to Sonauto, the Paris dealership, on June 18, 1959. Its first owner was a dentist named Dr. Olivier Saie who retained the car until March of 1990 when it was sold to M. Daniel Marzat of Castres. A restoration began in June of 1990.

The engine is number 91004 which is a Type 692/0 1500 GT. It is not the original GS engine type. In 1998 the engine was rebuilt. The following year it was given a stainless steel version of the GS twin pipe exhaust system.

At the 2006 Worldwide Group auction held on Hilton Head Island it was expected to fetch between $260,000-$290,000. At the conclusion of the auction, the vehicle was left unsold.


By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2006

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2006 Worldwide Group Auction at Hilton Head Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $260,000-USD $290,000 
Lot was not sold

Recent Sales of the Porsche 356A Carrera GS/GT

(Data based on Model Year 1959 sales)
1959 Porsche 356A 1600 Carrera GS Coupe Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 105578
Sold for USD$632,000
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  2013 RM Auction - Art of the Automobile
 

Porsche 356A Carrera GS/GTs That Failed To Sell At Auction

1959 Porsche 356A Carrera GS/GT's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1959 Porsche 356 A Carrera 1600 GS cabriolet1515842018 Artcurial : Retromobile $800,000$1,200,000
1959 Porsche 356A 1600 GS 2006 Worldwide Group Auction at Hilton Head Island $260,000$290,000
1959 Porsche 356 Carrera GT Speedster849502005 The Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction$260,000$300,000$400,000
1959 Porsche 356 GS/GT 1600S Speedster 2002 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction$115,000  

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