An original and un-restored 1965 Sting Ray convertible once owned by the founder of Corvettes at Carlisle, the late Chip Miller, has been consigned to Mecum’s Bloomington Gold Corvette Auction.
Once owned by Chip Miller, this Corvette sports its original
Nassau Blue paint and matching two-tone White-on-Blue
The Miller Corvette sports its original Nassau Blue paint and matching two-tone White-on-Blue interior, both in excellent condition befitting a car that has seen only 14,000 actual miles.
Under the hood is the popular L76, the 365-horse 327 in conjunction with an M20 4-speed. The theme of originality carries through with its original non-DOT tires wrapped around genuine Kelsey-Hayes aluminum knock-off wheels. Presented as Lot S65 this Corvette is scheduled to cross the block at approximately 1:45 PM Eastern on June 27 at the auction in St. Charles, Ill.
This 1963 Corvette Split Window coupe has had a long and
successful racing career.
Also among the 400 Corvettes scheduled for sale during the two-day event is a 1963 Corvette Split Window coupe with a long and successful racing career. This fabulous car captured the 1965 SCCA Central Division A Production championship. It was completely rebuilt and upgraded in the early 1990s and has since been maintained for SVRA historic competition at such venues as Road America (Chicago Historics, International Challenge, Victoria British Grand Prix, Vintage Festival) Palm Springs, CA and Steamboat Springs, CO.
Lot S87 is scheduled for sale at 2:50 PM Eastern on June 27.
Another jewel in the auction is the 1963 Harley Earl Chevrolet Corvette Convertible. Tagged as Lot S100, the Harley Earl ‘Vette will be sold at 3:25 p.m. also on Saturday, June 27.
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