This early Porsche 911 was made in the first year of production of the 911 series, it carries the type designation 984. According to Porsche, it was first delivered to its American owner on 20 April, 1965. The Porsche is in original condition with a wonderful patina. Except for a new finish, executed many years ago, the 911 is untouched. The underbody is in good and unwelded condition. The car still has the original Cardan joint drive shaft. Engine and gearbox are matching numbers, the original Solex carburetors, the original air-filter housing and the mechanic Pierburg double fuel pump are also built in. The engine runs smoothly and is dry. The car's interior has a nice patina, seat coverings, wooden wheel, instruments, interior rooftop and carpets are originally preserved and unrestored. The Porsche comes from the estate of John “Otto“ Williamson, deceased in February 2013, who ran a Porsche garage in Venice, California for many years and who was known as an American “Porsche legend“. According to John Williamson, the Porsche was bought as a new car in 1965. Documents show that the car was registered in the name of John Williamson in Oregon until 2008 and as of 2009 in the name of Otto Maddies Mrs in California
This car is insured through Auctionata AG and its insurance partner BELMOT for up to six weeks after the auction with a convenient all risks insurance that covers cases such as engine and/or transmission failure or accidental damages. This specific insurance cover is valid for Germany, Austria and Switzerland and may be continued by the buyer after the insurance period has expired at special conditions. The BELMOT all risks insurance excludes: a) indirect and direct damages due to the normal aging process (especially rust, corrosion, oxidation) or natural wear and tear, i. e. due to a natural wear during the drive mode, on car parts which have to be replaced repeatedly during the lifetime of the vehicle; b) indirect and direct damages based on thermal problems, especially due to high temperatures, insufficient cooling while driving or overheating.
The vehicle has to be paid within 3 days after the auction and collected within 7 business days after receipt of payment. The collection may be made via collection by the costumer or via collection by a transport company. A timely collection can also made via a commissioning of Auctionata to a fee-based transport (flat shipping rate). If the time period lapses without a result, the buyer has to pay storage costs in the amount of 25, - € per day.
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