1958 Porsche 356A Roadster / 84328 or 84728 Chassis Information

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Roadster
Chassis #: 84328 or 84728
This 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster with chassis number 84328 was purchased by Dale Hersh as a white 1600 Normal from a private party who were fellow 'Porsche Owners Club' members in the early 1960's. Dale decided to paint the car Metallic Green which was a popular color in those days found on GTO's. Dale was a gentleman racer who was always on a tight budget doing most of the work on the car himself, to include the rebuilding of the Hurth Roller Bearing crank shafts which he used in his race motors. Being a machinist in those days it was not difficult trying new ideas as he, Roger Bursch (Scientific Automotive) and Ray Litz (competition Engineering) were all close friends. Dale would go to Ray's shop and help out with new ideas that would take SCCA (Sports Car Club of America) E Production Speedsters to new performance levels.

This car was extensively campaigned on the west coast from the early 1960's to 1965, better known as the era of the 'Speedster Wars' as many filled the grids of most of the popular SCCA races competing with all other makes of sports cars. This car became the Pacific Division SCCA E Production Champion earning 44 points and an invitation to the 1965 National Run Offs at Daytona. This car was at many of the same races when drivers such as Jack McAfee, Ken Miles, Scooter Patrick, Dave Jordan, Alan Johnson, Bob Kirby, Walt Maas and Dennis Harrison, who were also driving Porsches.

One of the most memorable events for this Porsche was the 1965 'Times Grand Prix' three hour enduro at Riverside Raceway October 9, 10, 11 for sports cars. Dale was given the pole position for the race and was on the front row with Scooter Patrick (904) and Lew Spencer (Cobra). This was a very unusual situation for Dale and his speedster. He questioned the organizers that they had made a mistake as his qualifying times were no where close to his fellow racers in the top 6 qualifiers. They said he had earned it and go out there and race.

Dale started the race with 65 other cars and held off all of them until the back straight when 'The Train' started passing him on the long back straight. Dale finished the race in first place for E Production and 8th overall, which was fantastic for he and his Speedster as only 32 cars finished. Later Dale found out that the organizers had given Dale Dan Gurneys qualifying time for Sundays big race as both of them had car number 19. Scooter Patrick came in 1st place followed by Kraus in his Corvette Stingray. Some of the drivers which DNF'd were Denny Harrison, Bob Kirby, Ken Miles and Dick Gulstrand to name a few.

Dale raced at Candle Stick, Port Stockton, Laguna Seca, Willow Springs, Holtville, Del Mar, Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, Pomona, Riverside, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Great Salt Lake Road Races, usually finishing in the top 3.

Dale retired the Speedster in 1967 and ran an E Production Porsche Roadster having 86 starts and also went to the Runoffs in Atlanta, as the Pacific Division Champion once again, finishing 8th overall. He went on to race a D Production 911 also going to the Runoffs in Atlanta later in the 1970s. During his whole 356 era he was sponsored by 'Roger Bursch' of Scientific Automotive in Pasadena, California.

Noted 'Vintage Car Historian' Ron Cummings owned Dale's Speedster for a short while during the 1980s. Dale purchased it back and did a street restoration painting it the color it is today.

During the VARA vintage race weekend at Pomona in 1995 Dale drove Jack Mcafee in his speedster during the parade laps honoring famous race drivers who were a part of the tracks history in the early 1950s and 1960s.

Currently the car is pretty much the way it was raced, original upholstery, Carrera front brakes, steel alloy wheels and roll bar.


No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

2019 4
2018 12
2017 14
2016 4
2015 7
2014 10
2013 8
2012 5
2011 4
2010 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2019$288,095$324,0004
2018$309,635$577,00012
2017$254,657$473,00014
2016$544,250$1,540,0004
2015$319,563$583,0007
2014$251,319$540,00010
2013$203,785$291,5008
2012$259,985$335,5005
2011$226,165$414,7364
2010$190,942$225,5002

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1958 sales)
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster
Chassis#: 84026
Sold for $292,500
  2019 Silverstone - Race Retro Classic Car
 
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster
Chassis#: 84348
Sold for $324,000
  2019 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1958 Porsche 356A T2 1600 Speedster
Chassis#: 84082
Sold for $222,880
  2019 Bonhams : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 84759
Sold for $313,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 'Super' Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 83799
Sold for $307,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : The Porsche 70TH Anniversary Auction
 
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 84381
Sold for $280,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : The Porsche 70TH Anniversary Auction
 
1958 Porsche 356A
Chassis#: 102672
Sold for $82,125
  2018 Silverstone Auction - The Porsche Sale
 
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 84100
Sold for $434,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1958 Porsche 356A image  1958 Porsche 356A image  
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 'Super' Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 83930
Sold for $368,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1958 Porsche 356A image  
1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Super Convertible D Coachwork by Drauz
Chassis#: 85720
Sold for $196,000
  2018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
 
1958 Porsche 356A T2 1600 Speedster Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 84389
Sold for $516,500
  2018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
 
1958 Porsche 356A T2 1600 Speedster Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 84036
Sold for $577,000
  2018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
 
1958 Porsche 356A/1600 Speedster
Chassis#: 83881
Sold for $425,000
  2018 Worldwide Auctioneers : Pacific Grove Auction
 
1958 Porsche 356A Super Cabriolet
Chassis#: 150396
Sold for $209,000
  2018 Mecum : Monterey
 
1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Coupe Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 102429
Sold for $84,000
  2018 Bonhams : Amelia Island Auction
1958 Porsche 356A image  1958 Porsche 356A image  
1958 Porsche 356 A Super Speedster
Chassis#: 84372
Sold for $236,500
  2018 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 83895
Sold for $319,000
  2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1958 Porsche 356A image  
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster
Chassis#: 84308
Sold for $360,000
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Pacific Grove Auction
 
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster
Chassis#: 84683
Sold for $275,000
  2017 Mecum : Monterey
 
1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Coupé
Chassis#: 102310
Sold for $101,806
  2017 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1958 Porsche 356A's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1958 Porsche 356A Super Cabriolet 2019 Mecum : Phoenix Auction$170,000  
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster838282019 Gooding & Company : Amelia Island $300,000$400,000
1958 Porsche 356A Super Cabriolet 2019 Mecum : Kissimmee$170,000  
1958 Porsche 356A Super Cabriolet 2018 Mecum : Las Vegas$200,000  
1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Speedster by Reutter 2018 RM Sothebys : Paris   
1958 Porsche 356A Cabriolet 2017 Amelia Island Select : Hollywood Wheels Auction $185,000$250,000
1958 Porsche 356A Cabriolet by Reutter1505312016 Coys : Mondial De L'Automobile Paris $160,000$190,000
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 Speedster844662016 Coys : Mondial De L'Automobile Paris $270,000$320,000
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter840512016 RM Sotheby's : Motor City $275,000$350,000
1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Speedster by Reutter 2016 Auctions America : Santa Monica$190,000  
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster 2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale$225,000  
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter838952016 RM Sothebys : Arizona$260,000$325,000$400,000
1958 Porsche 356A Coupe1069782015 Silverstone Auction The Porsche Sale   
1958 Porsche 356A CoupeP681392015 Mecum : Monterey$110,000$190,000$220,000
1958 Porsche 356 Speedster 2015 Hollywood Motors : Amelia Island Select   
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 S Factory Rudge Wheel 2015 Hollywood Motors : Amelia Island Select   
1958 Porsche 356A Coupe 2015 Hollywood Motors : Amelia Island Select   
1958 Porsche 365 A Coupe 2015 Hollywood Motors : Amelia Island Select   
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 S Convertible 2015 Hollywood Motors : Amelia Island Select   
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster Race Car843332013 Mecum Auctions Monterey$130,000$225,000$275,000
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster840872012 Bonhams Quail Lodge Sale $240,000$270,000
1958 Porsche 356A Cabriolet 2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey$70,000$110,000$130,000
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster 2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey$130,000$150,000$200,000
1958 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER847482009 Silver Auction Seattle$121,000  
1958 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER847482009 Silver Auction Portland$130,000  
1958 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER 2009 Silver Auction Arizona in January$125,000  
1958 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER 2009 Silver Auction Arizona in January$130,000  
1958 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER 2009 Silver Auction Arizona in January$95,000  
1958 Porsche 356 1600 S Speedster838952008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions$170,000$200,000$250,000
1958 Porsche 356 Carrera GS/GT Spdstr 2002 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction$200,000  

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Porsche 3561948 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Erwin Komenda
Chassis Num: 356-001
Chassis information for the Porsche 356/2 Gmund1949 Coupe
Chassis Num: 356/050
Chassis information for the Porsche 356/2 Gmund1949 Coupe
Chassis Num: 356/2-040
Chassis information for the Porsche 356/2 Gmund1949 Coupe
Chassis Num: 356/2-045
Engine Num: 43
Chassis information for the Porsche 356/2 Gmund1949 Coupe
Chassis Num: 356/2-045
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561950 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 5358
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561951 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Sauter
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561951 Coupe
Chassis Num: 11167
Chassis information for the Porsche Type 540 American Roadster1952 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Glaser
Chassis information for the Porsche Type 540 American Roadster1952 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Glaser
Chassis information for the Porsche Type 540 American Roadster1952 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Glaser
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561952 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 11742
Engine Num: KD/P-32098
Chassis information for the Porsche Type 540 American Roadster1952 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Glaser
Chassis Num: 12336
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561952 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 12371
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561952 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 15040
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561952 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 50166 or 101684
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 12371
Engine Num: P40511
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 15040
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 Coupe
Chassis Num: 50064
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 Coupe
Chassis Num: 50161
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 S Coupe
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 50685
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 60266
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561954 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561954 Coupe 2+2
Chassis Num: 51094
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561954 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 52668
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561954 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 60568
Engine Num: 33108
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561954 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 80032
Engine Num: 33688
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Coupe
Chassis Num: 54126
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Continental Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 60719
Engine Num: 34059
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Continental Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 60771
Engine Num: P*35786
Chassis information for the Porsche 356 Devin Special1955 Speedster
Chassis Num: 80356
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 80736
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 America Roadster
Chassis Num: 80741
Engine Num: P-84239
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 80879
Engine Num: 60493
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 81009
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 82985
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 83319
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 83536
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84040
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84297
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 102429
Engine Num: 81727
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 103428
Engine Num: 69468
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 103889
Engine Num: 1280268
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 150752
Engine Num: 70412
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 193428
Engine Num: 69468
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 83870
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 83895
Engine Num: 744333
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 83930
Engine Num: 81280
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 83932
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84100
Engine Num: 67644
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84415
Engine Num: 68323
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84537
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 84590
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84708
Engine Num: 69186
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 85724
Engine Num: 82926
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Coupe
Chassis Num: 110858
Engine Num: 95072
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 152862
Engine Num: 800204
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 87 288
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 87214
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 87383
Engine Num: 800105
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 87432
Engine Num: 601610
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 87746
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 87779
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Coupe
Chassis Num: 87960
Engine Num: 4093259
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 88121
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 88221
Engine Num: 603331
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 88348
Engine Num: 87182
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 88658
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Coupe
Chassis Num: 112930
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 154048
Engine Num: 87401
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 154790
Engine Num: 604735
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Coupe
Chassis Num: 200701
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Roadster
Chassis Num: 87214
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Roadster
Chassis Num: 88579
Engine Num: 801468
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1962 Coupe
Chassis Num: 120613
Engine Num: 97203
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1962 Coupe
Chassis Num: 120995
Engine Num: 97062
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1962 Coupe
Chassis Num: 121716
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1962 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 155816
Engine Num: 700659
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1962 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 156083
Engine Num: 700964
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1962 Coupe
Chassis Num: 211519

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