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Corvettes continue to be among the most desirable collector cars in the marketplace. For years, buyers of these two-seat fiberglass sports cars have valued one thing above all else: originality.
Limited-run high-horsepower Corvettes usually fetch the highest dollars at auction, but whether a Corvette is one of a few L88s built in 1967, or a more garden-variety model, what most collectors have wanted are matching-numbers cars that have all their original parts, from the engine, transmission and rear differential, down to the carburetor(s), alternator and even the hoses . . . and the clamps that hold the hoses.