Author Topic: General Information and Questions Thread for the John Atzbach Collection!!!!  (Read 3224 times)

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The 289 comp car and 66 carryover were great deals compared to the rest of the cars

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The 289 comp car and 66 carryover were great deals compared to the rest of the cars
A little more to the story on those two. The Cobra was a street car converted to a comp car in period. A former (far more recent) owner had the car listed as an Independent Comp car after he showed period race history for it. So, not a true Comp car by any means and a long way from being returned to a street car. I've known that one for a long time as I knew the 3 owners prior to John. The Carryover car #002 was a race car for many, many years. The Registry has more on that. It's value, IMHO, was in the serial number not its originality.

I thought 5R002 had a shot to do more, the 65 Paxton car was logical, and the 66 Paxton car was a result of two bidders who wanted to have it I guess! The 66 Convert was a great result too. Heck, all of the cars sold really well even the '15 R which I was glad to see John enjoyed for 6k+ miles rather than keeping it in the wrapper.

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There was a 427 cobra and a slab side that went a little later today, the price on both seemed a little light.  I am not even sure they sold.  Don’t know if there was a story with them, maybe they didn’t have great history.

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Ummm, did Vern buy the independent comp Cobra?

Or maybe he is just there as an agent?

I'm having a drink watching the auction on NBCSN, so maybe I'm seeing things...

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Ummm, did Vern buy the independent comp Cobra?

Or maybe he is just there as an agent?

I'm having a drink watching the auction on NBCSN, so maybe I'm seeing things...

- Phillip
Vern bought it for a client.
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propayne

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LOL! Thanks Bob -

CHEERS!!!

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There was a 427 cobra and a slab side that went a little later today, the price on both seemed a little light. 
A little voice is telling me I must reply.
It is a street 289 Cobra.

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I believe that particular car (CSX2487) was "a deal".... 8)


Ummm, did Vern buy the independent comp Cobra?

Or maybe he is just there as an agent?

I'm having a drink watching the auction on NBCSN, so maybe I'm seeing things...

- Phillip

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There was a 427 cobra and a slab side that went a little later today, the price on both seemed a little light. 
A little voice is telling me I must reply.
It is a street 289 Cobra.

Yeah sorry it was a later car.  I read the description, seems it wasn’t restored quite right, and may have lead a. Rough life

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Ummm, did Vern buy the independent comp Cobra?

Or maybe he is just there as an agent?

I'm having a drink watching the auction on NBCSN, so maybe I'm seeing things...

- Phillip
Vern bought it for a client.

I think Bob's wrong, Vern bought it for himself.  Midlife crisis at 23.   Only problem is it might be a little small to live in with his wife and two kids. 
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There was a 427 cobra and a slab side that went a little later today, the price on both seemed a little light. 
A little voice is telling me I must reply.
It is a street 289 Cobra.
Ok Jim as long as you went there (not that I disagree!) may I also say it was a 428 Cobra made into a 427 Cobra? ;)

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Great day for the Atzbach collection.
Regarding 6S002, that looks like an alloy water pump (?).
Was that car built from a mid 65 production Mustang??
I could hardly imagine a restoration error at this level of finish.
« Last Edit: July 18, 2020, 02:31:28 AM by camp upshur »

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Good to see that now the expensivest Mustang is a Shelby.
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The sale of the collection maybe helped 6S2139 to go for 231 000,00 ... that's a strong price for a late 66.

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The sale of the collection maybe helped 6S2139 to go for 231 000,00 ... that's a strong price for a late 66.

+1. Strong money on that late 66.
Nothing beats a classic!