[Healeys] AHS-3707 On Auction

I Erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Tue May 19 11:25:07 MDT 2015

I thought it was his car.
Drove it once, on and off a trailer :)
Steve Pike also spent some time on it too

Ira Erbs
Portland, OR
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On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 9:29 AM, HealeyRick <healeyrik at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Ira,
> Apparently this was Fred Cohen's car:
> "The 100S presented here, AHS 3707, was among a select group that was
> originally delivered to the West Coast of the US, a hotbed of sports car
> racing during the 1950s. Finished in the classic white over Lobelia Blue
> livery, this factory-built racer was originally shipped on April 21, 1955,
> to Gough Industries in Los Angeles. According to various sources, Gough
> Industries ordered seven 100S models in total, with six delivered in
> sequence, 3707–3801, to be sold to ambitious local drivers.
> After nearly a decade on the East Coast, 3707 returned to Los Angeles
> where it found a new owner in Fred Cohen. In 1982, Mr. Cohen enlisted
> Global Healey to perform a complete restoration, however the project soon
> turned over to Hill & Vaughn in Santa Monica. After a brief period with
> Robert Pass of St. Louis in the late 1980s, the 100S was sold to Mark
> Smith, the famed East Coast collector. After 12 years in his care, the 100S
> was reluctantly sold and has since been a fixture in two prominent
> collections in the Northeast, where it has continued to benefit from
> appreciative and attentive caretakers."
>
> http://www.supercars.net/Pics?viewCarPic=y&source=carGal&carID=116&pgID=1&pID=986667#hT2bIDAlHRsOW3ls.99
> If it's the same "Global Healey" it were out of Billings, NY and in the
> early '80s was "remanufacturing" BJ8s to a very high standard and selling
> them at what we all though were outrageous prices (IIRC $50k).Their
> brochure is here:
> http://www.amazon.com/Austin-Healey-Global-Replica-Brochure/dp/B00U3N7MLY
>    The owner, Glen Kurrus, later ran Paradise Garage outside of Lime Rock
> until he had some legal trouble  But that's a whole other story:
> http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-austin-healey-emails-and-larceny.html
> Rick Neville
> On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 11:47 AM, I Erbs <eyera3000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> OK, After reading the description I see it was not Fred's car, But I
>> would still like to know which one he did own
>> Ira Erbs
>> Portland, OR
>>>> Happy Healeying,
>>>> Rick Neville
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