1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 convertible

John Hollansworth Jr., courtesy of Mecum Auctions

• One of 80 built, with fewer than half as convertibles

• No-hit body restored by the Naber Brothers of Houston

• After its frame-off nut-and-bolt restoration, this 16,000-mile L88 received the honor of being Bloomington Gold Certified and invited to many Bloomington Gold Special Collections

• Retains its “born-with” original motor

• The only black L88 convertible known from all three years of production with its OEM original engine

• Al Grenning of CCAS has certified the engine to be original to the car

• Finished as-original in Tuxedo Black and still retains its original black leather seats and mostly original interior

• Documented with the Protect-O-Plate, original order sheet, dealer invoice and title application

• Options on the NCRS-authenticated original documents are full transistorized ignition, 3.70 Positraction, M22 4-speed transmission, white soft top, tinted glass, F41 suspension, J56 heavy-duty brakes and N11 off-road exhaust