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1963 AC Cobra Roadster CSX2120
Thanks for viewing this stunning 63 Cobra. CSX 2120 is the famous leaf spring 289 “Steak and Stinger” Cobra used by Red LaFountain to promote his Lake Placid restaurant for several years.

Painted in its original metallic Vineyard Green over Tan leather interior and sporting chrome wire wheels, this is one of the best-known early street Cobras, the fifth from last worm-and-sector steering box car built. It's been carefully restored and maintained in a succession of collections and kept in great condition.
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Chassis number CSX 2120 is recorded in the Shelby American World Registry 1997 as first invoiced to Shelby American on 20 May 1963 and shipped to Los Angeles four days later. In October '63 it was shipped to Dearborn, MI together with four other Cobras as part of a consignment to the Car Sales Promotion Department of the Ford Motor Company. The World Registry further records that following its use as a demonstrator or PR car by Ford, 2120 was returned to Shelby American and in 1964 was purchased by a Mr. Moses W. 'Red' LaFountain, of NY through Egglefield Ford of Elizabethtown, NY. At that point a red stripe was added to the Vineyard Green body color and the name of LaFountain's restaurant was stenciled in white on both doors in an effort to promote his business! It's titled as a 1964 AC Cobra, because of the sale date.

In 1967, the Cobra, still in stock condition, was sold to a college student from Pennsylvania who was attending Paul Smiths College. By 1980 the car appeared in a Long Island, NY restoration shop having reportedly been sitting in storage for some time. The history continues through more ownership changes, during which time the car was repainted and restored, including a major restoration in 1990, which included the replacement of some tired aluminum panels. At this time, the car was acquired by a Michigan broker and advertised for sale, whereupon another change of ownership ensued, when it was purchased by Peter Davis of Dearborn MI.

CSX2120 IN 2001
In the late 90's it went into a private collection in New York, where it saw very little use and it stayed until 2001, when it was sold at a Christies Auction. Later, in 2004, it was bought by Phillip Reyns of Chandler AZ. Under his ownership, in 2005, 2120 was submitted to a complete mechanical overhaul; including brakes, clutch, new master cylinder, hydraulics, new aluminum radiator, hoses, check of all bearings and hubs, new oil cooler, coil, point, condenser,etc. There are several pages of receipts covering the work performed at this time.

It was purchased by the current owner in 2007 and he has kept it in great mechanical condition. HE ACTUALLY ENJOYS DRIVING some of the cars in his collection from time to time, so he keeps them in perfect working order. Pages of receipts and pictures covering all mechanical and cosmetic work performed over the last six years will be given to the new owner. The odometer currently reads 6024 miles, however this car is mileage exempt and the true mileage is unknown.

Cosmetically, as you'll see below, this car is also in excellent condition. It hasn't had a major restoration in some 20 years, but the paint is bright and shiny. The interior is excellent. The only blemish that I could find in the paint is a small area on the passenger-side fender, just to the side of the opening for the engine bay, where two very small "spider cracks" have appeared. They are both approximately the width of a dime and they are maybe three inches apart. There are also a couple of the normal very small rock chips from driving.

These fantastic 289 Cobras are just that – fantastic, they offer the Cobra enthusiast a purebred gorgeous car without sacrificing any speed or quickness, while gaining an added dimension of comfort, ease and style. Both driver and passenger can ride at high speeds, have a conversation and not burn their ankles on the way to dinner, giving the 289 Cobra a refined quality the 427 cannot match. Presented in the attractive Vineyard green color that CSX 2120 has retained since new, this 289 Cobra is a unique blend of British motoring and American power that seems to work in tandem, perfectly offering its next owners an exhilarating ride in one of the greatest postwar sports cars ever built. 
All original photos were shot on site at The Winning Collection.
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PAYMENT - A deposit of $500 is required within 24 hours and all sales are to be completed no later than 7 days from the auction ending. This deposit can be payed via PayPal, Electronic Bank Transfer, Credit Card, or via an Overnight courier. This deposit is our way of knowing that you're a real buyer. If it's not received within 24 hours, eBay will be notified, the car will go back up on eBay and it will also be available for sale locally.  IF YOU WILL HAVE A PROBLEM PAYING THE DEPOSIT WITHIN 24 HOURS OR A PROBLEM COMPLETING THE TRANSACTION WITHIN 7 DAYS, PLEASE CONTACT KEN 828-654-3222 BEFORE YOU BID.

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FEES - THERE IS A $99 DOC FEE ADDED TO EVERY SALE. This helps us to cover some of the extra costs involved with doing business on eBay. (We pay for all documents to be FedEx'd, we pay a monthly subscription to a shipping dispatch service, PayPal costs approximately 3% per transaction, etc.)  So the $99 doesn't go very far and isn't "just extra profit".

WE ARE A LICENSED AND BONDED NORTH CAROLINA CAR DEALER, therefore, if you will be registering this vehicle in the State of North Carolina, we are required by law to register it for you, in which we case, we will also collect Highway Use Tax, license plate and registration fees. Cars that are to be registered in another state, or to be exported, are not subject to Highway Use Tax.

SHIPPING - We have Ebay experience and have access to trustworthy transportation companies for US and Worldwide delivery. YOU, the buyer, are responsible to pay for transportation unless otherwise agreed in writing on our signed buyer's order.

* DESCRIPTIONS AND CONDITION - We will endeavor to describe any flaws and conspicuous blemishes, but we've found that two people can have a very different idea of what is an acceptable attribute, or what condition is expected of any particular mileage vehicle. If paint condition is a concern to you contact us and let us describe the vehicle to you hands on. If mechanical condition is important to you, we encourage inspections from franchised dealers, inspection service companies and independent mechanics. We will do whatever we can to help to have an inspection completed, including delivering a car to a franchised dealer or independent mechanic, within a reasonable distance. ALL VEHICLES ARE SOLD "AS IS", unless still covered by manufacturer's warranty.

FOR SALE LOCALLY - This vehicle is for sale locally, so we reserve the right to end the auction early if sold.

All original pictures are copyright G And S Motors LLC 2011 and where applicable, are displayed courtesy The Winning Connection.

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