for sale:Restoring a 1959 Porsche 356A 1600 Coupe After Owning It for 43 Years

This Reutter-bodied 1959 Porsche 356A 1600 coupe was produced in October 1958, imported by the Hoffman Motor Car Company in New 

York City, and sent to its first owner in Los Angeles. In September 1980, the vendor purchased the automobile out of Washington as a 

dismantled, non-running project, and he or she then began a three-year long partial restoration. Reportedly, the body was chemically 

stripped to bare metal, painted, the engine was overhauled and reinstalled, a new wiring harness was installed, and other restoration 

work was completed before the vehicle and its parts were stored inside about 1983. All of the vehicle's original glass, trim, interior and