1963 VOLKSWAGEN 23 WINDOW MICROBUS - 117794 Sold* at Scottsdale 2012 - Lot #1231.2 1963 VOLKSWAGEN 23 WINDOW MICROBUS https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/117794/117794_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1231.2


Auction Scottsdale 2012
Status Sold
Lot 1231.2
Year 1963
Model 23 WINDOW
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 1134814
Exterior Color GREEN/WHITE
Interior Color GREEN
Cylinders 4
Engine Size 1500CC
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL

Lot #1231.2 - This fabulous Microbus had no rust and still retains all of its original body panels. It comes complete with all original key parts including seats, windows, sunroof parts, lights and gauges. Complete nut and bolt restoration in 2006 and repainted original VW colors, Turkis and Blauweiss. Interior features original style mohair headliner, Como-green seat covers and Phosphor panels. Completely rebuilt front end and all new brakes. Rebuilt original transmission and bone stock 1500cc 4 cylinder VW motor, as original. Reproduction safari windows front and rear, all OEM lights, horn, gauges, switches, original clock and AM radio work. Better than showroom new. The trailer is a 1971 Eriba Puck camping trailer imported from Germany. It features steel tube frame and aluminum panel construction with a fiberglass pop-top. These lightweight trailers were manufactured for the VW market. This superb 2nd owner vehicle was painted and reupholstered to match the bus. Interior cabinets completely replaced based on original patterns. Features working propane stove, ice box and lights. Restoration completed in 2007. Tows easily behind bus. This stunning combination has won numerous first place awards including every VW Classic in Irvine it has attended. Awards not included. It has been highlighted in various VW magazines, including Hot VW's November 2011. The vintage vacation package includes a completely restored Schwinn Twinn tandem bicycle and custom bike rack. Also, a complete set of vintage Samsonite luggage, as well as reproduction Westfalia roofrack and ladder, vintage Coleman coolers, stove, lantern and folding camping table are also included. This is a top-of-the-line, one-of-a-kind, period-correct collection of vintage vacation memorabilia. **SOLD AS A PAIR WITH LOT 1231.3**