1963 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK II CONVERTIBLE - 43790 Sold* at Scottsdale 2007 - Lot #726 1963 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK II CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/43790/43790_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #726

1963 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MARK II CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2007
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 726
Year 1963
Make AUSTIN-HEALEY
Model 3000 MARK II
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN HBJ7L19863
Exterior Color HEALEY BLUE
Interior Color BLUE
Cylinders 6
Engine Size 3.0 LITER
Transmission 4-SPEED OVERDRIVE
Description

Lot #726 - Numbers matching, British Motor Industry Heritage Trust certificate. Car/chassis #H-BJ7-L/19863; Engine #29F-RU-H/825; Body # 55608; Specification-LHD, export, basic; Original color-Healey Blue; Date of Build 18-20 June 1962; Date of dispatch 23 July 1962; Destination-USA; Other recorded numbers FP.729, rear axle #18443, gearbox #418; Factory details - wire wheels, heater, overdrive, laminated windscreen, adjustable steering column, roadspeed tires. Professional bare-frame rotisserie restoration completed by Healey Lane - Austin Healey Restorations, John Wilson from Marcola, Oregon. Mr. Wilson has been exclusively restoring Austin Healeys for 14 years. Mr Wilson's restoration involved the car taken totally apart, and all body parts stripped to bare metal and the chassis sandblasted. Floors in the car are original and interior redone as original, with leather. Top and boot cover were made in England and include original style stowage pouches. Wheels are Dayton chrome 72 spoke with stainless steel spokes and sealed tubeless. Tires are high performance 185/70x15. All restoration documents provided, complete with before and after photos. This model austin Healey is the 1st year with roll up windows and a conventional convertible top with a zip out rear window. This Austin Healey has enjoyed numerous 1st place trophies in various car shows. 25% of the proceeds going to a Native American Scholarship Fund in memory of grandson - Coleman Gene Marshall who died April 30, 2006.
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