Numbers Matching Car - Buyers Beware


In an overheated auction room, the allure of a “fully restored, matching-numbers” car – and the fear that it might slip away at a bargain price – regularly pushes impulsive bidders to raise their paddles. But if the car’s authenticity has not been verified, that winning bid could become an expensive mistake.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/10/18/numbers-matching


Excellent information from Kevin Mackay on Corvette originality. Numbers matching does make the difference in $$$ as we all know. Having spent many years at the Corvette assy plant in St Louis & Bowling Green as a Quality Manager I saw & heard numerous cases of people altering vehicles and claiming original options but to just find different after the buy. Buyer beware.