Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Remember me
This is where great FiberGlassics are found and shared. Be it Craigslist, Ebay or your local classifieds, post your sightings here for others to see.
  • Page:
  • 1

TOPIC: 18 ft Chris Craft Cobra on E-Bay

18 ft Chris Craft Cobra on E-Bay 11 months 14 hours ago #135048

WOW ! The rarer of the rare on E-bay started out at a dollar with no reserve. Now up over 40 thousand.
Chris Craft made an 18 ft model and a 21 ft model. The 18 ft model had fewer made.
At 40 thousand, believe it or not ? is still a great deal ! Especially for the 18 ft model.
It will be fun to watch the final price. 4 days left. So if you have a suit case of cash buried out back ?
Now may be good time to dig it up ?

Attachments:

Please Log in to join the conversation.

18 ft Chris Craft Cobra on E-Bay 11 months 5 hours ago #135051

That's beautiful!!!

Please Log in to join the conversation.

Marty
Keeper of Pawpaws Boat
1962 Span America

18 ft Chris Craft Cobra on E-Bay 10 months 4 weeks ago #135054

  • asign
  • asign's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Junior Boarder
  • Junior Boarder
  • Posts: 125
  • Karma: 1
  • Thank you received: 5
$45,200 so far. Two days to go. Merry Christmas to someone.

Please Log in to join the conversation.

First, do no harm!
It's a lot easier to buy a boat than sell a boat.(Stole this from a member!)
All that work and hardware store mailbox letters for the hull? Tsk tsk..

18 ft Chris Craft Cobra on E-Bay 10 months 3 weeks ago #135074

Looks like it went for 45,400. I guess the wood boat market is down ?
I was thinking it would have gone for $58,000 to $60,000 ?
After a little research I found there were (51) 18 footers,(52) counting the prototype. made and (55) 21 footers made in 1955 only.
Hull number 001 of the 18 footer sold at Mecum in 2012 for 67,500 dollars.

Please Log in to join the conversation.

18 ft Chris Craft Cobra on E-Bay 10 months 3 weeks ago #135081

  • 63 Sabre
  • 63 Sabre's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Contributing Member
  • Contributing Member
  • Posts: 3797
  • Karma: 144
  • Thank you received: 56
IMHO that was too much for that puppy. I was thinking more about 30k. Magnifying all the pictures showed that there was a sloppy quick paint job and gaps all around. Typical of a barn find but the seller was putting lipstick on the pig for a sale. Granted it's a collector but whoever bought it must have the bucks to have a complete rebuild and restore to get it up to standards and keep it for personal use.
Ebay made out good on the deal.

Please Log in to join the conversation.

18 ft Chris Craft Cobra on E-Bay 10 months 3 weeks ago #135082

goes to show how long I've been out of keeping track of wooden boats. AND how boat gullible I can be ? In fact I almost bought a bridge once ? I think it was in Brooklyn ?

Please Log in to join the conversation.

18 ft Chris Craft Cobra on E-Bay 10 months 3 weeks ago #135083

  • 63 Sabre
  • 63 Sabre's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Contributing Member
  • Contributing Member
  • Posts: 3797
  • Karma: 144
  • Thank you received: 56

Chuck in Cincinnati wrote: goes to show how long I've been out of keeping track of wooden boats. AND how boat gullible I can be ? In fact I almost bought a bridge once ? I think it was in Brooklyn ?


We both got outbid on the bridge. I'm sure it will be coming up again. Meanwhile there is one in Key West up for sale.;)

Please Log in to join the conversation.

  • Page:
  • 1
Time to create page: 0.133 seconds

FG Login

Donate

Please consider supporting our efforts.

Glassified Ads

1967 Glastron
( / Boats)

1967 Glastron
11-09-2018

1961 Arena Craft
( / Boats)

1961 Arena Craft
11-09-2018

2 BOAT LISTING; 72-78 18' FLEETWOOD & LAS VEGAS MERC I/O
( / Boats)

2 BOAT LISTING; 72-78 18' FLEETWOOD & LAS VEGAS MERC I/O
11-09-2018

FiberGoogle

Quick Search

Who's Online

We have 2027 guests and one member online