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THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM AUCTION Duxford Cambridgeshire Wednesday 8th October 2014 SALE 144 An auction of Motor Cars Motorcycles and Registrations T 44 (0)1925 210035 E info W H&H Catalogue Distribution For 2013 H&H chose to abandon the coffee table catalogue format that other auction houses are still wedded to in favour of this new condensed A5 design. Like the myriad other innovations which H&H has pioneered over the last twenty-one years it was aimed at improving our service to both sellers and buyers alike. Being smaller and lighter than the industry norm means that H&H auction catalogues are now sent out to over 43 000 people worldwide via post email and e-catalogue. None of our competitors can boast a circulation half as large (and most struggle to reach a tenth of that figure). What our catalogues lack in stature or extraneous information they make up for in readership. We also provide separate A4 brochures printed on demand for headline lots and our website which attracts up to 18 000 users per week carries more images of the vehicles on offer than it would ever be practicable to reproduce here. Buyers have been quick to praise the new catalogue for its easy to read layout concise and factual vehicle descriptions and handy size making it a working tool rather than just an awkward thing to cart around. The small catalogue with the big reach T 44 (0)1925 210035 E info 2 W Contacts HEAD OFFICE The Motor House Lyncastle Road Warrington Cheshire WA4 4SN Tel 44 (0)1925 210035 VIEWING Tuesday 7th October from 12pm to 6pm Wednesday 8th October from 9am MOTORCYCLE REGISTRATION & MOTOR CAR SALE Wednesday 8th October at 1pm VENUE Imperial War Museum Duxford Cambridgeshire CB22 4QR BUYERS PREMIUM Motor Cars 12% (minimum of 150) plus VAT Motorcycles 12% (minimum of 50) plus VAT Registrations 12% (minimum of 50) plus VAT Motobilia 12% (minimum of 5) plus VAT BID ONLINE AT THIS AUCTION PLEASE NOTE Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these particulars no responsibility is taken for error omission or mis-statement. Imperfections not stated. Photographs of lots may not be of actual item described. Buyers should satisfy themselves prior to bidding as to the condition of each lot and should exercise and rely on their own judgement as to whether the lot accords with its description or not. 3 Foreword Held during mid-August the Monterey auctions have long been a useful barometer for the collector car market. This year s headline figures certainly make for impressive reading with a combined sales total of 427 million (up 39.4% on 2013 s gross takings). However several star lots failed to find new homes because they were perceived as being priced ahead of the market. Even the record-breaking 38 115 000 commanded by a Ferrari 250GTO was judged a disappointment in some quarters. Indeed the overall sell-through rate was a sanguine 63.2% (791 of 1 252 cars offered). Long standing collectors might find themselves going toeto-toe with speculators but the latter tend to be (a) equally well informed and (b) decidedly catholic in taste. The price boom we have experienced over the last few years has had post-WW2 sports cars as its primary focus. Nine of the ten top selling lots at Monterey this summer were Ferraris (the interloper being a Ford GT40). Certain Porsche and Mercedes-Benz models have become hot property too as have the most iconic Jaguars and Aston Martins. The best pre-WW2 machines are still keenly fought over but their investment potential is perceived as less certain. Put simply more people can relate to a 1960s Ferrari than a 1930s Alfa Romeo. Manufacturers are increasingly alive to the PR value of an active heritage programme especially as burgeoning production volumes necessarily make their latest and greatest that little bit less special. Ferrari built some 13 000 cars during its first twenty-six years but would now eclipse that total within two Of course rarity is no guarantee of value especially if it tips into obscurity. You cannot covet something you do not know exists. The likes of the Mille Miglia Storica Le Mans Classic and Goodwood Revival go from strength to strength and have definitely played their part in making eligible machinery ever more desirable valuable. The wider economy continues to improve (thank goodness) which may encourage some to seek out more traditional forms of investment such as property or stocks and shares with a consequent effect on demand. That said the majority of money that has been put into the collector car market of late has been existing rather than borrowed funds. There simply is not the same spectre as there was in the late 1980s early 1990s of loans suddenly being called-in. The collector motorcycle market has been somewhat more cautious than its four-wheeled equivalent and therefore arguably has a greater potential for growth. 4 Whether you are new to the world of classic cars or a seasoned collector H&H work with corporate partners who we believe can augment the classic vehicle ownership experience. Our partnership with Hill Dickinson one of the UK s largest law firms can ensure that your ownership of a classic vehicle is structured in the best way to meet your tax and inheritance situation. Our forthcoming Duxford auction will see them provide free law clinics for people visiting the auction. Please see the advert in the catalogue for contact and booking details. Financing a classic car has never been easier now that H&H work with Classic Motor Finance. After founding a supercar finance business in 1998 the company can now provide bespoke financial loans specifically for classic racing and vintage cars including restoration projects. A long time partner of H&H Footman James one of the leading classic insurance specialists can provide competitive and comprehensive insurance for your classic car or motorcycle. You can get a quote at the auction if you ve just bought a classic Providing high value or complex insurance solutions for your home either in the UK or overseas is a speciality of Inspire Private Clients a risk management company with a strong track record of providing exemplary service to high net worth individuals and stars from film TV and sport. At H&H we have the pleasure of working with EM Rogers the specialist car transport company. Founded in 1945 they are experienced in transporting and securely storing prestige classic and vintage vehicles and are always present at our auctions to help you. We are very pleased to announce that H&H is partnering with Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions to provide clients with a broad selection of specialists whether you collect cars or ceramics art or toys. With a history that dates back over 250 years to 1759 Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are a UK Top 5 auctioneer of Fine and Contemporary Art Antiques and Antiquarian Books. As part of The Stanley Gibbons Group plc they are the only UK stock-exchange listed firm of auctioneers and occupy the same stable as coin specialists Baldwin s and Fraser s Autographs. They have the broadest and most regular calendar of specialist catalogued sales in the industry numbering over 150 per annum and provide vendors and buyers alike with access to market-leading specialist advice in any number of collecting fields. 5 PASHLEY TRICYCLE REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO N A N A N A The British cycle manufacturer Pashley was established in 1926 and continues to produce high quality steel framed bicycles and trikes in England. The tricycle offered is fitted with a Sinclair motor driving the front wheel. 1 NO RESERVE RALEIGH TRADE SMALL WHEEL REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO N A N A N A Raleigh Tradesman Cycle offered in fair condition. Low gravity model. Hovis style delivery bike. Owned by the same family for a number of years. 2 NO RESERVE CYCLEMASTER LADIES REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO TFO 893 C16766 117614 1952 Cyclemaster Model. Used regularly until end of 2013. Comes complete with horn lights and rack. Will need some light recommissioning. 3 ESTIMATE 300 500 6 1987 HONDA NV50 MSD STREAM REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO E221VNT TB071036950 TB07E1037959 The Honda Stream theoretically offered the stability of a trike with the handling of a motorcycle benefiting as it did from a pivoted front. This example has been in store for nine years and is offered with a Swansea V5C. The vendor informs us that it runs and that the transmission and electrical systems are OK but it is cosmetically in poor condition. NO RESERVE 4 1957 NSU QUICKLY REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO Un-Reg 609612 657401 The NSU Quickly was among the best of the 49cc mopeds that began to replace cycle motors and auto cycles during the fifties. The rigid example offered was restored during the 1990 s and subsequently stored. It is described as being in cosmetically fair condition but does not run. It is offered with a spare exhaust and handlebars. Restored 35 years ago will need recommissioning. NO RESERVE 5 POWER PAK CYCLE MOTOR REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO T.B.A. T.B.A. T.B.A. A complete apparently restored Power Pak engine with chrome plated fuel tank number OL42148. ESTIMATE 200 400 7 6 MINI-MOTOR ASSEMBLY REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO T.B.A. T.B.A. T.B.A. A complete Mini-Motor assembly with fuel tank apparently restored engine number B15246Z together with a spare Mini-Motor engine number C62298. 7 ESTIMATE 200 400 1950 ELSWICK MINI-MOTOR REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO GRY 228 13458 13458 The Mini-Motor was arguably the best known of the British built cycle motors although its origins were Italian. It was mounted above the rear wheel with drive to the wheel being via a friction roller. This unit offered is mounted on a gentlemen s Elswick bicycle equipped with rod brakes a dynamo and lights. A Swansea V5C accompanies the machine which was first registered on the 7th March 1950. 8 ESTIMATE 500 800 1980 SUZUKI GSX 250 T REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO RRH239W 708968 130055 9 ESTIMATE 500 600 8 The rise in popularity of the US Custom style motorcycles with stepped saddles peanut fuel tanks high handlebars abbreviated megaphone style exhausts and large section rear tyres prompted Suzuki to market a Custom version of their popular GSX250 double overhead cam twin. This example is described by the vendor as being an excellent runner in generally very good condition. It has recently benefited from new tyres battery and spark plugs. The vendor reports that it is housed in a heated building and offered with a Swansea V5C. 1969 YAMAHA AS1 REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO Un-Reg T.B.A. AS1-013681 The AS1 on offer today is believed to be the first example prepared for racing in the UK. It was apparently the subject of a well executed restoration during the early 1990 s but now requires a second restoration following a period of storage and inactivity. It is presented in complete condition and is accompanied by a number of photographs and an original service manual. NO RESERVE 10 1955 NSU QUICKLY REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO 657 UXV 126854 126854 The NSU Quickly was offered in a number of different forms including examples equipped with front and rear suspension however all models provided reliable economical transport. This example was manufactured in 1955 and restored approximately twenty years ago. Currently not running it will require recommissioning although it is described as being cosmetically fair. NO RESERVE 11 1951 JAMES CAPTAIN REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO 864 UXJ MO6714D 29001 James introduced telescopic forks to their 122cc and 197cc models for the 1950 season naming them the Cadet and Captain respectively names that would be applied to the 122cc and 197cc models from then on. This example dating from 1951 is offered with an MOT certificate valid until September 2015. It has benefited from a partial restoration and is described as being both mechanically and cosmetically ok. It is offered with a Swansea V5C. 9 ESTIMATE 1 200 1 400 12 1972 SUZUKI GT750J REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO GNX526K 13046 12739 The example offered has been in the same ownership for the last nine years during which time it has been in store. Offered as a restoration project with a Swansea V5 the vendor reports that the engine has recently been run. 13 ESTIMATE 500 800 1976 KAWASAKI KH250 REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO One owner & 1 500 miles from new RGC493P 005723 035181 This example has been laid up for a number of years and is a one owner from new machine. It is described as being in average cosmetic condition and nonrunning will require re commissioning. Comes with a Swansea V5. Engine not running will need recommissioning. 14 ESTIMATE 1 000 2 000 1990 HONDA GB500 TT REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO G919XLO JH2PC1604KX000956 PC16E2U0083 15 ESTIMATE 3 500 4 000 Derived from the XBR500 single the GB500 TT featured more traditional styling in comparison to its sibling. Alloy rimmed wire wheels replaced the cast items of the XBR and the tank and seat unit were of a more classical design. This example dating from 1990 is attractively presented in black and gold and was imported from the United States. It is offered with a Swansea V5C and an Mot certificate that expires on the 21st April 2015. 10 1978 MOTO GUZZI 850 LE MANS REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO XNK 54S 15469 75054 ESTIMATE 6 000 8 000 The Mk 1 Le Mans was introduced to the world at the November 1975 Milan Show. Displacing 844cc it delivered a healthy 71bhp at 7300rpm with a claimed top speed of 205km h. In common with the rest of the range a five-speed gearbox and shaft drive were used and the linked triple disc braking system was employed. Offered in metallic ice blue or Italian racing red with a matt black exhaust and nose fairing it was a striking machine Which Bike summing up their road test of a Mk I Le Mans with It looks like 130mph 16 standing still and it s undoubtedly the sort of bike many would part with hard earned cash for . The red example offered has been in store for a number of years and has recently been recommissioned. The brakes have been overhauled and a new battery has been fitted enabling the machine to be MOT d. Described by the vendor as having good cosmetics a good engine with the electrical system and transmission being OK it is accompanied by a Swansea V5C and an MOT valid until September 2015. 1999 EXCELSIOR HENDERSON SUPER X REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO S118YDA SEH1RCX09XB000169 B000169 ESTIMATE 4 000 6 000 Built in Belle Plaine Minnesota between 1999 and 2000 the Excelsior Henderson Super X was the brainchild of Dan Hanlon. The new factory had a capacity to produce 10 000 machines annually although total production amounted to approximately 1900 units. Released at the height of the dot com boom and seeking to exploit lengthy waiting lists for some of the premium Harley models the new machine employed a 1400cc vee twin engine unique to the marque housed in cycle parts built for it. Unfortunately with the collapse of the dot com 11 17 bubble the market contracted rapidly with production of the 18 500 machines ending in 2000. The example offered has recorded 13 300 miles and was imported into the UK in 2005. Number 165 of the 1900 or so produced it is according to the vendor fitted with all the factory options including a sissy bar rack crash bars and front spotlights. Some blemishes on chrome work. Described as being in good condition throughout it is offered with a Swansea V5C an MOT certificate valid until October 2015 and previous MOT certificates from 2012 to 2014. 1952 MATCHLESS G3LS REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO YVL 511 75445 52 G3LS17634 The matching numbers Matchless offered dates from 1952 and was restored during 2013 by the vendor. It is described as being both mechanically and cosmetically in good condition and is accompanied by a Swansea V5C. 18 ESTIMATE 3 000 5 000 1927 AJS MODEL H BIG PORT REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO ML 6216 H808 96570 The example offered was restored between 2005 and 2006 by Weeden Classics and is described as being in good condition throughout. It is accompanied by a Swansea V5C. One of the most collectable pre war AJS motorcycles. 19 ESTIMATE 9 000 11 000 1977 TRIUMPH T140J BONNEVILLE SILVER JUBILEE REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO VKO456S T140VCP81638 CP81638 This example of the 1000 UK specification machines built is described as being in good original unrestored condition cosmetically and good mechanical condition. A one owner machine it has recorded 2690 miles and is accompanied by its certificate a Swansea V5C and an MOT certificate valid until September 2015. 20 ESTIMATE 5 000 7 000 12 One owner from new REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO 1974 KAWASAKI H2 750 B MACH IV SFD490M H2F35291 H2F35299 ESTIMATE 11 000 13 000 If the arrival of the H1 triple had established Kawasaki as a manufacturer of performance motorcycle the H2 750cc triple confirmed it. Totally focused on performance the new model could cover the standing quarter in (well) under 13 seconds and achieve a maximum speed of 125mph while despatching a gallon of fuel in 17 miles. With a claimed 74bhp at 6 800rpm and maximum torque of 57ft lb at only 300rpm less combined with a pronounced rear weight bias it was 21 and is a machine that demands respect. The example offered was purchased new by the vendor in 1974 and used by him until 1978 when it was laid up for the next 35 years. The machine which displays only 13 950 miles on the odometer was restored last year. Described as being in very good condition throughout following its restoration this one owner from new machine is offered with a Swansea V5C and an MOT certificate valid until the 3rd March 2015. One owner from new REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO 1972 NORTON INTERSTATE COMMANDO VNH588L 208253 208253 ESTIMATE 7 000 9 000 This one owner from new example of the 750cc Interstate variant was originally purchased by the vendor in 1972 and was the subject of a mild restoration in 2013 carried out by Aspire Restorations. Described as being in good condition throughout it benefits from having a belt primary drive conversion and is offered with Swansea V5C. 22 13 1962 TRIUMPH TR6 TROPHY REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO 626 UXW D19263 TR655D19263 23 ESTIMATE 8 000 10 000 The example offered dates from the last year of pre unit construction and is according to the vendor one of 1600 export SS models exported to the States for the 1962 season. It was restored last year following its return to the UK and is described as being in good condition throughout. Mot d until September 2015 and offered with a Swansea V5C it will require running in before its performance is exploited to the full. 1928 RALEIGH MODEL 26 SS REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO TM 2174 33590 OHV608 This lovely single port overhead valve 350 was restored during 2005 06 and is described as being in good condition in all respects. Raleigh entered the TT for the 1928 season and their overhead valve road models reflected the company s interest in road racing becoming more sporting in appearance as displayed by this machine. It is offered with a Swansea V5C. 24 ESTIMATE 8 000 9 000 1975 SUZUKI GT250 REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO KND251N GS550D-100193 GS550-108170 25 ESTIMATE 1 500 2 000 The Ram Air equipped Suzuki GT250 attained a top speed of 92 mph and covered the standing quarter mile in 16.05 seconds when tested by the North American magazine Cycle World . The GT250 was popular in the UK with learner riders restricted to 250cc thanks to its performance. The example offered finished in gold metalflake is described as being mechanically ok and cosmetically good. It is offered with a Swansea V5C and an Mot certificate valid until April 2015. 14 1960 BMW R69 COMBINATION ESTIMATE 8 000 10 000 REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO 26 446 PPC 654714 654714 BMW introduced the range leading R69 in 1955 to universal praise. The new machine was able to approach the best of the British twins in terms of outright performance with the 594cc horizontally opposed overhead valve engine delivering 35bhp at 6 800rpm sufficient to propel the machine to 102mph but more importantly was able to sustain its pace almost indefinitely. Earles forks and a new pivoted fork frame ensured that the rider remained comfortable and was able to exploit the performance offered by the new mount to the full quickly establishing it as a favourite with long distance riders. 1960 witnessed the release of an improved version typed the R69S which developed more brake horse power (42 at 7 000rpm) without compromising the machine s outstanding reliability. Cycle World concluded their June 1962 road test of the BMW R69S in the following manner Whatever the BMW s merits in a contest of speed it is still 15 the smoothest best finished quietest and cleanest motorcycle it has ever been our pleasure to ride. To be honest we think that anyone who would worry much over its performance-potential is a bit of a booby. The R69S is fast enough to handle any encounter and it has attributes that are in touring infinitely more valuable than mere speed. All things considered if we were planning a two-wheel style vacation tour the BMW would have to be our choice of mount. This example of the R69 variant is fitted with a Steib sidecar and had been in the same ownership for a number of years prior to his demise. It had benefited from some restoration work and is described as being in OK condition mechanically and cosmetically although it will require some recommissioning prior to use. It is offered with a Swansea V5C. 1970 DRIXTON HONDA GP 27 ESTIMATE 12 000 15 000 REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO N A 1034639 CB450E6021898 This interesting machine was purchased from Drixton following the 1970 Monza Race. According to Asa Moyce the authority on Drixton racing machines it was first seen at the 1970 East German Grand Prix. The frame which was built by Marly Drixl differed from the earlier 1967 pattern frames in having the top tubes pass over the cylinder heads of the 500cc twin cylinder Honda engine rather than around them as on the earlier machine. Asa Moyce suggests that only a couple of examples of this chassis were built being used together with the earlier variant by T Denneghey Jean Campiche and Lewis Young to secure top ten finishes in the 1970 premier class. The machine which has been in the same ownership for the last twenty five years is offered in original unrestored condition. The 500cc engine features twin plug heads with Dell Orto 38mm SS carburettors. The two into one exhaust system and oil cooler are later additions as are the electronic ignition system and tachometer. The oil cooler is thought to have been fitted to counter Italy s warm climate and the exhaust system may improve torque. Ceriani rear suspension units and BEB forks help keep things under control and Fontana brakes retard the machine. A fairing is provided with this machine which is described as running well. 16 1955 VELOCETTE SPORTS SPECIAL REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO PXR 146 5540 VM1261 ESTIMATE 7 000 8 000 This interesting Venom based special has benefited from an increase in engine capacity to 565cc obtained using a different flywheel assembly. In addition to the increase in capacity the engine s lubrication system has been uprated to Thruxton specification. Described as being in good condition in all respects it is described by the vendor as being in very usable condition and is offered with a Swansea V5C and equipped for daylight use. 28 1 of 116 & one owner from new REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO 1972 NORTON NORVIL COMMANDO JUR409N 207777 207777 ESTIMATE 14 000 16 000 The machine offered built in April 1972 is one of only 116 genuine Norvil production racers manufactured and was offered as a prize in a competition remaining in the winner s ownership until now. Between 1973 and 1975 it was used in competition not being registered for the road until 1975. 29 The matching numbers machine was professionally restored during 2013 and is described as being in good condition throughout. Resplendent in the correct yellow livery the original Amal GP carburettors are included and the machine is offered with a Swansea V5C and an MOT certificate valid until April 2015. 17 1981 KREIDLER GP WORKS 30 ESTIMATE 23 000 28 000 REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO The West German Kreidler concern secured more 50cc World Championships than any other manufacturer taking 7 titles and 69 individual race wins between the inaugural championship in 1962 and the final championship in 1983 all the more impressive in that they did not compete in the 1966 1967 or 1968 Championships. Kreidler returned to GP s in 1969 with the Dutch importer Van Veen running the team and developing the motorcycles. The works example offered dates from 1981 and was purchased directly from Herbert Rittberger the Kreidler team manager during late 1981 early 1982 by a British businessman entering Ian McConnachie in races both in the UK and on the continent during 1982. The machines owner was attempting to resurrect the Rudge marque and consequently the machine was refinished in black and gold and campaigned wearing Rudge insignia during the 1983 Grand Prix season by Ian McConnachie. As is only to be expected this works machine shares little in common with the over the counter racers marketed by Kreidler at the time. Nico Bakker crafted the frame and the Herbert Rittberger tuned short stroke engine which produced nearly 22bhp is described as being in race ready condition. 18 N A 101-07 101-02 The bike was restored in 1998 and is presented in very excellent condition in the original green and orange Kreidler livery. Whilst in the current owner s collection it has been housed in a controlled environment and is fitted with new Bridgestone GP tyres and offered with a selection of period images and articles relating to the machine which with a little recommissioning could be returned to the track. 1963 PANTHER MODEL 120 REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO 815 FXK 28412 632A141A ESTIMATE 3 800 4 200 P&M later Panther were at the forefront of motorcycle development during the pioneer years producing machines that employed the canted single cylinder OHV engine as a stressed frame member a design characteristic that would continue until production of the big singles ceased in the mid sixties. This Panther is a 1963 model 120 650cc. single sloper engined version which looks to be in excellent recently restored condition. Its gleaming 31 black paintwork set off nicely by the distinctive polished alloy crankcases separate gearbox long graceful chrome plated exhaust pipe and silencer the bike is described by the entrant as all good on the sale particulars. Built tough in Yorkshire as is verified by the considerable number of survivors the Panther was always regarded as a quality machine available at a reasonable price a sentiment that is as true today as ever it was. 1989 HONDA RS250R REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO N A RS250RF10273 T.B.A. ESTIMATE 7 500 8 500 The example offered dates from 1989 and is described as being in race or parade ready condition following a restoration carried out by the present owner that has seen it returned to very good condition in all respects. During the restoration the engine was rebuilt and uprated using many 32 new parts including new crankcases and a two map ignition system. A later swinging arm has been fitted and a new exhaust with carbon fibre silencers has been installed. The seat fairing and airbox were all replaced with new items. 19 1933 EXCELSIOR C14 IOM SPECIAL 33 ESTIMATE 18 000 20 000 REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO Winner of the 1936 Brooklands Motorcycle Clubmans Event For 1932 the Excelsior range was headed by the B14 TT Replicas which employed a frame that was identical to the 1931 works fitted with a competition JAP over head valve single displacing 497cc although 250 and 350 variants were available to order. The model continued for the 1933 season wit only minor changes and the adoption of a C prefix in place of the B to denote the 1933 model year. For 1934 the Mechanical Marvel adopted the 14 model code at the head of the Excelsior range. The example offered has an illustrious history. It won the 1936 Motor Cycle Clubmans Trophy at Brooklands in the hands of A MacIntosh The name which is engraved on the Trophy and was published in The Motor Cycle report published on the 30th April 1936 was a non de guerre for Howard Earle who wished to hide his competitive activities from his parents. It is interesting to note that both the organisers and the journalist responsible for the report appear to have been aware of the subterfuge as the name A MacIntosh appears betwixt inverted commas on the cup and in the report. Little is known of the machines subsequent history but in 2006 the current owner commenced the restoration of the motorcycle which saw the engine 20 HC 6690 TT89 JORZ 30580 being reconditioned together with the transmission magneto and cycle parts and the paintwork and brightwork renewed the work being completed during 2007. Research by the vendor resulted in the motorcycle being reunited with Motor Cycle Clubmans Trophy thanks to Howard Earles nephew. It is offered with copies of the article a Swansea V5C and an Mot certificate valid until May 2015. 1927 AJS MODEL H2 ESTIMATE 9 000 12 000 REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO 34 VJ 203 H 46949 H2 45641 Current family ownership since the 1950 s The H2 was one of eight models offered by AJS for the 1927 season and together with the slightly more elaborately equipped H1 was at the pinnacle of the AJS range. The model featured 799cc vee twin side valve engine coupled to a three speed gearbox with chain primary and final drives. Potential owners could choose from a range of eight sidecars produced by C.W. Hayward by 1927 a wholly owned subsidiary of AJS. The H2 was fitted with a magneto unlike the H1 which was fitted with a magdyno providing electric lighting and accounting for its higher list price of 95 compared to 80 for the H2. If ordered without a sidecar attached the two machines would cost 73 and 63 respectively. The example offered has been in the same family ownership since the 1950 s and was restored during the 1980 s. It is described as being in both good cosmetic and mechanical condition and is offered with a Swansea V5C. 21 1962 NORTON ATLAS REG NO FRAME NO ENGINE NO 308 YUD 20104549 104549 This early example was exported to the west coast of the States in 1962. It was restored last year following its repatriation and is described by the vendor as being in good condition throughout. He notes that it still requires running in and informs us that it is accompanied by a Swansea V5C and an MOT valid until September 2015. 23 ESTIMATE 7 000 9 000 ESTIMATE 1 000 - 2 000 R1 ESTIMATE 700 - 1 000 R2 ESTIMATE 3 000 - 4 000 R3 ESTIMATE 600 - 800 R4 ESTIMATE 6 500 - 7 500 R5 22 ESTIMATE 1 000 - 2 000 R6 One lady owner & 14 000 miles from new REG NO CHASSIS 1989 FIAT 126 BIS F716RFA ZFA126A0003069008 This delightful little 126 is a genuine one lady owner from new example. First registered in February 1989 it travelled just 14 100 miles in 17 years before being placed in storage when its elderly keeper became ill. Sporting White bodywork and Grey cloth interior trim it has now been recommissioned and sailed through its MOT without any advisories. The vendor considers it to have very good bodywork paintwork interior 704cc two-cylinder engine and four-speed manual gearbox. A unique opportunity. NO RESERVE 1 Entered from a Private Collection REG NO CHASSIS 1964 FORD CONSUL CORTINA EU-Reg D035308 This four-door MKI Cortina was acquired by the vendor in the UK in 2007 and exported to Ireland. Its Grey paintwork was renewed last year and the car has apparently been maintained regularly despite generally being stored as part of his private car collection. He currently classes the 1500cc Kent engine as very good and the bodywork and paintwork as good . Five generations of Cortina were produced between 1962 and 1982 each of which notched up over a million sales. NO RESERVE 2 26 000 miles from new REG NO CHASSIS 1990 MASERATI BITURBO G522OKY ZAM331B25JB180245 Finished with gleaming black bodywork complemented by Cream leather upholstery this 2.5-litre manual example dwelt on the Isle of Man from 1999 until 2012. Returned back to the mainland in 2012 G522 OKY has covered just 26 000 miles from new. Treated to a new battery steering rack refurbishment full service and cambelt change within the last four years this Maserati is offered with its original leather wallet containing handbooks a well-stamped service book various invoices and Swansea V5 document. 23 ESTIMATE 7 000 9 000 3 1924 DONNET-ZEDEL TYPE G TOURER REG NO CHASSIS 86 GMO 16114 Emerging from many years of slumber this LHD example is believed to be an ex-police car and will require recommissioning before returning to the road. In the current ownership for the past year the car has remained in dry storage and it is not known when it was last driven. This charming survivor is offered with Swansea V5 document and is MOT exempt. 4 NO RESERVE 1991 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL-24 REG NO CHASSIS J300SLA WDB1290612F049387 5 ESTIMATE 4 000 5 000 Finished in Nautic Blue metallic tan leather and fitted with the optional five speed automatic gearbox this right-hand drive example comes with a full Mercedes service history the last being carried out in March 2014 at 122 471 miles. Now registering c.123 250 on its odometer its bodywork is described as being very good indeed with very good interior. Recent expenditure includes a replacement battery and control module for electrics. This smart and stylish SL is accompanied by a hardtop Swansea V5 and MOT to June 2015. 1987 PORSCHE 928 S4 REG NO CHASSIS MIJ 470 WP0ZZZ92ZHS842056 6 ESTIMATE 6 500 7 500 Finished in White and trimmed in Mushroomcoloured hide this right-hand drive 928 hails from the first year of S4 production. The vendor grades the bodywork paintwork interior engine and automatic gearbox as all being in good order and is offering the luxury Porsche complete with a variety of bills receipts and old MOTs. The S4 featured several mechanical upgrades over the outgoing S3 and was visually distinguishable by new-style bumpers and a rear spoiler. Its 5.0-litre V8 engine produced a meaningful 320bhp. 24 1990 MERCEDES-BENZ 560 SEC REG NO CHASSIS G908XPM WDB1260452A498888 In the current ownership for the past thirteen years this example is finished in grey with black leather and has covered an indicated c.108 000 miles. The vendor advises the car has been housed in a garage throughout his ownership and has been thoroughly maintained. Features include an electric sunroof electric rear blind and heated seats. Described as being in very good condition regarding its bodywork paintwork engine transmission and interior G908 XPM is offered with Swansea V5 document and current MOT to July 2015. NO RESERVE 7 Formerly the property of Sir Richard Hadlee MBE REG NO CHASSIS 1979 MG B GT DTO555T GHD5-496633G First registered to Notts County Cricket Club DTO 555T is notable for having been owned and driven by cricketing legend Sir Richard John Hadlee MBE. A manual overdrive car with Black Silver cloth upholstery the MG was extensively restored to a high standard following twenty-three years dry storage. Offered for sale with the log book issued to Notts County Cricket Club original service book numerous documents in Sir Richard Hadlee s name and various receipts for the parts fitted during its restoration. ESTIMATE 5 000 7 000 8 Entered from a Private Collection REG NO CHASSIS 1969 LAND ROVER 88 POD659H 27111574H POD 659H is finished in White over Grey. The vendor informs us its transmission was overhauled approximately five years ago since when the Land Rover has generally remained in heated insulated storage with other members of his private collection and covered just 100 miles. The radiator and seats have been renewed and the vendor currently views the diesel engine as very good the transmission as good and the paintwork as OK . The specification includes a large bull bar and tow hooks front and rear. 25 NO RESERVE 9 bespoke home insurance for the discerning client Our Private Client team works in partnership with the premier high net worth Insurers to deliver a bespoke service to individuals who require a more personalised service. We place great emphasis on understanding your needs and provide a wide range of bespoke products including Home & contents Stables & outbuildings Fine art collections Garden equipment - machinery & mowers Sports equipment Wine collections Private cars and car collections Family car fleet Motor yacht and power boat Annual travel Overseas holiday homes For further information about Private Client insurance please contact Helen Ledson - Director of Private Clients 44 (0)7796 353232 or 44 (0)1925 711500 helen uk gibraltar portugal spain Inspire Private Clients is a trading style of Inspire Risk Management Ltd who are authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority No 479991 with passporting permission to provide cross-border services under the Insurance Mediation Directive. 1969 VAUXHALL VIVA HB 90 DELUXE ESTATE 16 000 recorded miles and restored to Brabham specification REG NO CHASSIS SDG498H 933159V248155 10 ESTIMATE 5 500 7 500 colour of Peacock Blue. Along the way the engine was upgraded to period Brabham specification with modified cylinder head fed by a pair of Stromberg 150 carburettors on Brabham inlet manifold lightened flywheel and a balanced bottom end. This immaculate car has still covered just 16 000 miles and comes complete with supporting MOTs a letter from the first owner handbook photos of the restoration and MOT valid to July 2015. SDG 498H was delivered new to a Major John Grenville Baker by Cleeve Motors of Bishops Cleeve Gloucestershire. The Major retained it for 29 years during which he covered 16 000 documented miles. It then briefly passed to a Julie Ann Thorne and in 1999 to Stuart James Burgess who set about a total restoration that lasted 13 years. The work reputedly totalled 11 000 in parts alone and included the removal of all corrosion and a respray in the original 1967 BRISTOL 409 REG NO CHASSIS PVV765V 409 7343 11 ESTIMATE 8 000 - 12 000 the previous owner s hands from 1998 to 2013 the odometer now displays 58 183 miles with the mileage on the earliest accompanying expired MOT certificate (1992) being recorded as 41 434 miles. Finished in silver with black leather interior this elegant gentleman s express is offered with Swansea V5 document assorted old MoTs invoices for works carried out photographs of the body restoration a 1998 bill of sale 1991 Type 400 to Britannia BOC chassis list and copy instruction manual. 28 Originally registered PPC 255E this 409 has just emerged from a decade in storage and will require recommissioning before returning to the road. Little is known of its early history but the four previous keepers it has had since 1991 are documented in its paperwork. The accompanying history file contains details of much previous work including attention to the body and a repaint in 1992 a gearbox and carburettor overhaul by Bristol Cars in 1994 and an engine overhaul by Trevor Carr in 1996. In 1988 JAGUAR XJ-S 5.3 CONVERTIBLE 44 000 miles from new & Jaguar History REG NO CHASSIS T.B.A. SAJJNADW3DA154005 ESTIMATE 13 000 15 000 Launched in September 1975 the XJ-S was designed by Malcolm Sayer with input from Sir William Lyons. Effectively a replacement for the legendary E-Type it was nevertheless a luxurious high-speed Grand Tourer rather than a race-bred Sports Car and powered by a fuel-injected version of Jaguar s silky 5.3-litre V12 unit mated to either manual or automatic transmission. This notably handsome example was manufactured in 1988 and is resplendent in Metallic Pale Blue and Grey hide 12 interior. It has remained within the same ownership for the last 15 years and has been protected from corrosion by Ziebart rust-proofing and storage in a de-humidified garage. The vendor currently considers the Jaguar to have excellent bodywork paintwork interior trim V12 engine and automatic transmission and is offering the XJ complete with leaping cat bonnet mascot full service history and MOT into June 2015. The low indicated mileage of 44 000 is supported by the accompanying MOTs. 1952 LAGONDA 2.6 LITRE DROPHEAD COUPE REG NO CHASSIS MWD 757 LAG 50 488 ESTIMATE 30 000 35 000 Originally delivered to clair Doors Ltd of Birmingham in December 1952 MWD 757 was acquired by Ken Welton in the mid 1980s and subsequently restored. The story was documented in Classic Cars in 1991 (copy on file). In 2002 it passed to Alan Heard who set about further improvements which included body repairs and a repaint in 2004 restoration of interior woodwork rechroming an engine overhaul in 2008 by Thurston Engineering Ltd and gearbox overhaul by Simon Constable in 2009. It is believed that parts from 29 13 the 1948 Earls Court Motor Show car TME 475 were used at some point the timing case being stamped LB6A 48 9. In 2010 the car passed to its late owner who carried out further works including replacement of the wiring loom in 2012. Finished in silver grey metallic with blue leather this elegant Lagonda is back on the road and offered with Swansea V5 assorted MOTs two history files of invoices articles and photographs copy chassis cards and Lagonda 2.6 Register entry detailing its known history. 1958 MG A 1500 COUPE REG NO CHASSIS 326 YUT HMD4378508 14 ESTIMATE 15 000 17 000 boot rack. The car acquired the UK registration 326 YUT in March 2013 and is viewed by the vendor as having excellent bodywork paintwork interior B Series engine and four-speed manual gearbox. The odometer currently displays an unwarranted 19 513 miles and the MG is being sold complete with Heritage Certificate and V5C. This smartly-presented left-hand drive Coupe was built in September 1957 and promptly despatched to Ohio USA. It was finished in the tasteful combination of Mineral Blue with Black interior trim and the factory fitted options included wire wheels heater and adjustable steering column. The specification remains the same today save for the addition of chrome wing mirrors badge bar and 1950 SINGER NINE 4A TOURER REG NO CHASSIS XHK 598 4A4408T 15 ESTIMATE 11 000 13 000 being sold has been in the same caring ownership for the last 40 years. It is finished in a mix of Green and Beige and according to the vendor looks like new despite having been used on a daily basis . He further informs us that the seats and vinyl roof are 100 percent that the car always starts on the button and is both nice and fun to drive . The little Singer has won numerous trophies which are to be included with the car. 30 The Singer Roadster was a two-door four-seat Convertible version of the company s Bantam Saloon. Power came from that car s 1074cc engine but the output was slightly higher (36bhp). The model re-emerged virtually unchanged after the war and remained so until the 4A variant of 1949 which featured a Solex carburettor in place of the SU and benefited from a four- rather than threespeed gearbox. The beautifully-presented 4A now 1962 DAIMLER SP250 DART In the current ownership since October 1968 REG NO CHASSIS UXE 607 103970 ESTIMATE 10 000 14 000 First registered on 21st May 1962 this desirable B Specification SP250 is finished in blue with red interior and has been owned by the vendor since his student days in the late 1960s. Originally registered HSB 930 the car carried RLL 1 for a while before receiving the current mark UXE 607. Displaying an unwarranted but believed genuine 49 451 miles it has been in storage for a number of years and will require recommissioning before returning to the road. Understood to have had just three owners 16 from new (the accompanying RF60 logbook lists a number of address changes for the second keeper) it is accompanied by a hard top assorted invoices owner s handbook SP250 Service Manual Accessories & Extras Supplement radio operating guide Dealers Distribution list tonneau hood cover hood jack wheel-brace and Swansea V5 document. A tailormade stainless steel exhaust system is also fitted and should provide a sonorous soundtrack once the V8 is reawakened from its slumbers 1935 MG PA FOUR-SEATER TOURER REG NO CHASSIS PV 2060 PA1869 ESTIMATE 24 000 28 000 A rare four-seater PA model this nicely presented little MG was built in 1935 and treated to a comprehensive restoration during the 1990s. Following regular use it was then exported to Ireland where it formed part of a private collection. It features Green bodywork contrasted with a Beige leather interior and has recently benefited from a complete overhaul of the differential and the 31 17 fitting of a new oil pump and set of chrome wire wheels. The specification includes a chrome luggage rack and badge bar and a full set of Beige mohair weather equipment in as new condition. Then vendor classifies the bodywork paintwork interior trim engine and four-speed gearbox as all very nice and is offering PV 20260 (the registration is original) complete with its buff log book and V5C. 1965 AUSTIN A40 MKII HISTORIC RACE CAR 18 ESTIMATE 5 000 7 000 REG NO CHASSIS Rallied Raced by Gabriel Konig from 1990-2005 HUR216C AA2S9132189 Making her competitive debut aboard a Lotus Elite at Goodwood in 1962 Gabriel de Freitas (Konig) was elected an honorary member of the British Racing Drivers Club eleven years later. Having piloted everything from a Lotus Formula Atlantic single-seater to a Ferrari 250GTO at circuits throughout Europe not to mention Monaco Sao Paulo Guyana SA and Barbados she purchased this Austin A40 as a standard road car during 1989 and had it converted for historic rallying. Used to contest the Charringtons Historic RAC Rally of Great Britain (x1) Retrospective Circuit of Ireland Rally (x3) and Circuit of Ireland Historic Rally (x2) from 1990-1995 the two-door saloon was reconfigured as a circuit racer in time for the 2000 Goodwood Revival. Last run in anger at Chimay during 2005 after a string of class and group wins 32 in the Top Hat and Oldies but Goldies race series the Austin was regularly started and moved around whilst on display at the Beaulieu House Car Museum in Ireland from 2006-2013. Treated to a bare shell refurbishment in 1992 and an overhaul of its Formula Junior specification cylinder head twelve years later the A40 also boasts the following modifications long centre branch manifold large diameter clutch alternator oil cooler straight-cut gearbox Ridgard seat full rollcage laminated front screen solid fuel pump foam filled petrol tank oil breather tank lowered nylon bush suspension Peter May halfshafts additional gauges Perspex rear side windows Minilite-style wheels plumbed-in handheld fire extinguishers full aeroquip-style brake lines Midget front disc brakes and twin SU 1.5-in carburettors. Although without a current V5C registration document the car is still listed on the DVLA and HPi databases under the number plate HUR 216C . Running and driving but in need of recommissioning updating this well-campaigned A40 has the makings of an exciting project and is accompanied by an old RAC MSA logbook expired FIA HVIF papers and assorted spares (body panels camshaft differential etc). 1908 DARRACQ TYPE R 10 12HP ESTIMATE 35 000 40 000 REG NO CHASSIS 19 956 YUG 17060 According to a typewritten account in its history file chassis 17060 lay idle in a Somerset orchard for twenty-five years before being discovered during 1940. Returning to the road the following decade the Darracq was issued with Certificate of Dating No. 399 by the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain on 15th April 1954. In addition to identifying its year of manufacture as 1908 the Club noted that the Type R was road registered as LB 6416 wore twoseater coachwork and had the larger twin-cylinder 10 12 engine (bore 112mm x stroke 120mm). Acquired by Howard L. Gutteridge during 1964 but infrequently licensed over the next ten years chassis 17060 found a more active custodian in J. Stuart White who used it for the Hull-Scarborough Run Peter Black Rally and other North East Section events. Migrating to Holland during the late 1980s the Darracq appears to have been on museum display for a while (or so various accompanying photographs depicting it alongside similar brass era cars and period-attired mannequins would suggest). Treated to an extensive restoration in 2004 the Type R had much of its woodwork renewed ahead of a repaint from Green to Blue plus a re-trim 33 and attention to its wiring and wheels tyres etc. Entering the current ownership some three years ago the two-seater has since been re-registered by the DVLA as 956 YUG . Stated by the vendor to run well and to have a surprising turn of speed thanks to its willing twin-cylinder engine and three-speed manual transmission the Darracq remains highly presentable. Sporting a rear-mounted spare tyre wicker parasol holder split windscreen wood-rim steering wheel and brass lighting set it looks every inch the Edwardian gadabout. Ideal for the Creepy Crawly and other VCC events this charming Type R is offered for sale with V5C Registration Document assorted literature copy VCC Dating Certificate and numerous restoration photographs. 1994 MERCEDES S600 COUPE REG NO CHASSIS L818XVV WDB1400762A153776 Finished in black with cream leather this right hand drive automatic transmission example of Mercedes flagship coupe which cost 88 000 when new had 1800 spent with Mercedes Ipswich in May 2013 and is believed to be in generally good condition. The property of a deceased estate the mileage recorded on the MoT certificate in July 2014 was 88 930 miles. It is accompanied by a Swansea V5 document and MoT to July 2015. 20 NO RESERVE 1952 ARMSTRONG SIDDELEY WHITLEY 18HP SALOON REG NO CHASSIS EU-Reg 1812829 21 ESTIMATE 5 000 6 000 First registered in Ireland in January 1993 the Whitley now offered was once White and for some years used by the vendor s brother for weddings. It was he who changed the original Wilson pre-selector gearbox for a conventional manual shift one. Around ten years ago the car was repainted in Silver over Blue which contrasts well with the Cream leather interior. Some 4 321 examples of the 2.3-litre Whitleys are understood to have been built before the model was superseded by the Sapphire in 1954. 1979 MERCEDES-BENZ 450 SL REG NO CHASSIS Entered from a Private Collection THG237T 10704422053468 22 ESTIMATE 5 000 6 000 The vendor acquired this right-hand drive 450SL in 2008 and has subsequently stored it as a member of his private car collection. He says it drives very nicely has a strong V8 engine and good automatic transmission but would benefit from some attention to its Metallic Blue paintwork and electric windows . It is now being offered complete with numerous receipts from past owners. Launched in 1971 the W107 Series SL was a beautifully engineered motor car that remained in production for no less than 18 years. 34 1984 LOTUS ESPRIT TURBO REG NO CHASSIS B783 PNG SCC082910EHD11708 Finished in Light Metallic Blue teamed with a Blue half-leather interior this 80s icon has recently returned to the road after many years of dry storage hence the low indicated but unwarranted mileage of 27 072. The vendor currently describes the interior as good and highly original the glassfibre bodywork and manual transmission as good and the 2174cc turbo engine and paintwork as average . B783 PNG comes complete with V5C showing four former keepers service booklet and owner s manuals. ESTIMATE 8 000 10 000 23 Entered from a Private Collection REG NO CHASSIS 1931 HILLMAN WIZARD DROPHEAD COUPE EU-Reg A65343 The six-cylinder Wizard was produced from 1931 to 1933 and available in no less than five body styles and with two engine capacities. The sale car is a Drophead Coupe complete with Dickie seat and powered by the 2107cc powerplant. It has been a member of the vendor s Ireland-based car collection since 2005 and serviced regularly but rarely used. He currently describes the engine as strong the bodywork as good and excellent for the year and the Green over Black paintwork as OK . ESTIMATE 10 000 12 000 24 1967 JAGUAR 420 REG NO CHASSIS GEY270E P1F2725DN Good 420s are increasingly sought after. GEY 270E has been both owned and maintained by the vendor (an experienced mechanic) since 2005 and had just four previous keepers. It is now being offered with the original maintenance and service book and other items of paperwork plus a collection of old MOTs and one valid into July 2015. Finished in Red and trimmed in Black the Jaguar is equipped with the desirable manual overdrive gearbox which we are informed is fully functional. ESTIMATE 5 000 7 000 35 25 1902 LOCKE PURITAN RUNABOUT REG NO CHASSIS M 166 None 26 ESTIMATE 45 000 55 000 probably only two such Locke-built steam cars currently residing in the British Isles M 166 features a Black chassis Green bodywork and Red trim and is being offered complete with Veteran Car Club Certificate current and older V5 documents and its original UK log book. A rare and interesting veteran of historical significance. M 166 is a 1902 Puritan that was first registered in the UK in July 1972. Its initial owner on this side of the Atlantic was one Peter Harper of Stretton Cheshire who fairly soon parted with it to William Ford of Kibworth Beauchamp Leicestershire. In February 1974 its title changed to the current vendor then of London but now Kendal Cumbria who has owned the vehicle ever since. One of 1961 BENTLEY S2 SALOON REG NO CHASSIS VSU 418 B435DV 27 ESTIMATE 9 000 11 000 shaft overhaul in 2009. Numerous invoices totalling some 15 000 accompany the car including work to the engine undertaken in 2002 and the fitting of an exchange gearbox in 1994. Used on rallies ranging as far as Jordan Spain and France this useable example would now reward further cosmetic improvement and is offered with Swansea V5 MOT to August 2015 with no advisories assorted old MOTs copy chassis card aforementioned invoices two sales brochures and owner s handbook. 36 Supplied via Wessex Motors Ltd of Salisbury to a G S Royds of Arlington Street London W1 in March 1962 B435 DV was originally painted in Masons Black with red leather upholstery. Acquired by the vendor in 2003 the car has been the subject of much expenditure including the fitting of new bumpers sourced from Jack Barclay in 2013 a complete brake overhaul in 2014 a respray circa two years ago replacement stainless steel exhaust in 2008 transmission overhaul in 2003 and prop 1948 TRIUMPH 2000 ROADSTER REG NO CHASSIS BWG 640 TRA112 ESTIMATE 20 000 24 000 The Triumph 2000 Roadster shared the same flamboyant styling as its Frank Callaby-penned predecessor the 1800 of 1946. Based around a near identical ladder-frame chassis the newcomer benefited from the adoption of a more refined hypoid-bevel rear axle while being considerably torquier than the unit it replaced the new 2 088cc OHV four-cylinder engine made for an altogether more relaxed drive. Still bodied in Birmabright alloy over an ash frame the 2000 28 used more panel bracing than the 1800 and thus had a tauter feel. The 2000 on offer was owned by Brian Johnson the lead singer of the rock band AC DC and his Top Gear interview with Jeremy Clarkson can still be viewed Series 13 Episode 6. Apparently he also refers to the Triumph in his autobiography Rockers and Rollers . Nicely presented BWG 640 is finished in pale Metallic Blue and trimmed in Red and is said by the vendor to be in fine running order . 1954 MG TF 1250 REG NO CHASSIS 931 UYE XPAGTF34038 ESTIMATE 18 000 22 000 Introduced in 1953 and based on the MG TD MKII the TF was intended as little more than an interim model pending the arrival of the all-new MGA two years later. However its fared-in headlights and a sloping radiator grille endowed it with notably more modern looks than its predecessors and some 9600 were sold during the short production run good examples of which are highly prized today. The handsome 1250 TF offered was fully restored 37 29 in 2012 when the MG displayed (an unwarranted) 49 840 miles and has apparently travelled just 200 since meaning the refurbished engine is not even fully run in. The vendor informs us that Old English White paintwork and Red vinyl trim are in as new condition while the wire wheels have been correctly finished in Silver rather than chrome plate. 931 UYE is now being offered complete with manuals handbook badge bar and pair of auxiliary lights. 1955 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100 30 ESTIMATE 38 000 45 000 REG NO CHASSIS Extensively restored home market car EU-Reg BN1-224847 unit Healey 3000 brake servo battery motorsport specification cut-off switch laminated windscreen heater and mohair tonneau cover. The 2660cc engine was completely reconditioned by Total Performance Germany the brakes and suspension systems fully overhauled with many new parts and a reconditioned alternator installed. According to its accompanying Heritage Certificate this exceedingly handsome right-hand drive AustinHealey 100 4 BN1 is a home market example that was supplied new by Sam Robbins Ltd of Rugby in April 1955. Its factory fitted extras numbered a heater and laminated windscreen. At that stage the car was Healey Blue all over. The vendor purchased it in England in 2002 and exported it to Germany where he now lives - hence the German registration of MYK AV55H . In the last two years the Healey has been treated to a comprehensive restoration at considerable cost. The numerous new parts fitted include wiring loom and other electrics high-performance aluminium radiator performance oil cooler electric fan with thermostat high-performance starter motor water pump lead-free alloy cylinder head SU H6 carburettors starter solenoid gearbox overdrive 38 The restored shell was finished in the classic combination of Healey Blue over Old English White and the interior retrimmed in leather-look Black vinyl. The many extras include a pair of Lucas spotlights uprated silver-painted wire wheels leather bonnet strap alloy engine rocker cover and wood-rim steering wheel. Unsurprisingly the vendor now classifies the bodywork paintwork four-cylinder engine and threespeed manual gearbox as excellent and the interior trim as very good . He is now offering the Big Healey complete with the aforementioned Heritage Certificate and appropriate German paperwork. The odometer currently registers an unwarranted 69 000 miles. There is a strong market for good examples of the Big Healey - the car that stole the London Motor show of 1952 - and this matching numbers example should excite plenty of interest. 1973 FERRARI DAYTONA SPYDER EVOCATION ESTIMATE 30 000 40 000 REG NO CHASSIS 31 CPN 1K 1P1501BW Highly authentic E.G. Autokraft Arrow car for circa 80 Daytona Spyder Evocations in total. Commissioned by Carl Patrick Nicholson (hence the CPN 1K numberplate) this particular example retains the identity and 5.3-litre V12 of its Jaguar XJ12 S1 donor. Reconditioned by the factory at a cost of 3 800 (c.1990) the aforementioned powerplant was allied to a brand new Borg Warner automatic gearbox. Reportedly zeroed after 1 500 debugging miles the Spyder s odometer showed 4 113 miles when the car passed its last MOT test on 12th August 2014 with no advisories. Entering the current ownership during late November 2013 CPN 1K was somewhat tired. As well as having attention paid to its indicators pop-up headlamps instruments door window rubbers and chromework the two-seater was treated to a reconditioned power steering rack engine gearbox oil changes new rear shock absorbers and overhauled Stromberg carburettors by a Jaguar specialist. Further benefiting from a new battery Sony CD Radio radiator double-lined mohair hood hood cover distributor spark plugs sun visors and wing mirrors this stunning Daytona Spyder Evocation performed notably well during a recent passenger ride and sports a Nardi steering wheel as well as a sumptuous Connolly Wilton-trimmed interior that would apparently cost some 8 000 to replicate. 39 Ferrari made just 122 Daytona Spyders (of which a mere seven were RHD) versus 1 284 Berlinettas. The recent sale in August 2014 of a Spyder for 2 640 000 (c. 1 582 000) not only underlines the model s desirability but also explains why numerous Berlinettas were converted by the likes of E.G. Autokraft (UK) Auto Sport (Italy) Michael Sheehan s European Auto Restoration (USA) and the Richard Straman Company (USA). Emilio Garcia - the E.G. of E.G. Autokraft (and later PKA Arrow) - went further than his contemporaries by creating the most dimensionally accurate Daytona Spyder Evocations ever made. Moulded from one of his reconfigured Berlinettas and underpinned by a bespoke tubular chassis the resultant two-seaters wore composite bodywork courtesy of Peter Jacobs (who clothed the Ford RS200 rally cars). Garcia is believed to have been responsible 1926 ARMSTRONG SIDDELEY 14HP CHILTERN COUPE ex-Roger Watson REG NO CHASSIS PM 7646 24359 32 ESTIMATE 8 000 12 000 Mechanically it is believed to remain in good condition though the body repainted c.40 years ago would now benefit from further attention. Roger Watson was the 14HP specialist for the Armstrong Siddeley Owners Club and used PM 7646 regularly including ASOC and VSCC navigation rallies and driving tests the 1984 VSCC Golden Jubilee celebration in Malvern and 75th Anniversary week in 2009. VSCC eligible it is accompanied by a Swansea V5. Supplied by University Motors to a Dr A H Copeman of Hove PM 7646 was registered on 8 December 1926. By May 1928 it was owned by a Rupert V Cobb of Broadstairs. Cobb is believed to have used it until 1935 before storing it at Cobb Brewery in Margate. By 1963 it had passed to E Bruce Watson of Broadstairs who bought it for his son Roger V Watson. The car has been sympathetically restored at some point retaining the original (updated 1926 design) engine. 1938 MORGAN 4 4 REG NO CHASSIS DWR 685 540 33 ESTIMATE 12 000 18 000 being offered for sale. The work which is said to be 98% complete included a new galvanised chassis new wings and ash frame whilst the Coventry Climax engine and gearbox have been thoroughly overhauled with new parts including gears fitted as necessary. Having completed just eight miles since it will naturally require finishing and running in. Repainted in Royal Ivory with black interior this charming early Moggie is offered with buff logbook Swansea V5 instruction book and invoices. 40 Built in 1938 DWR 685 was registered on 25th March 1939. According to its accompanying logbook the car was originally finished in green before being repainted dark blue in the 1960s. Having subsequently fallen into disuse it was discovered in poor condition following a quarter of century of exposure to the elements by two friends who set about a thorough restoration utilising 90% new parts over seven years. Sadly due to illness and after considerable expenditure the car is now reluctantly 1956 AUSTIN FX3D TAXICAB REG NO CHASSIS 217 XUE FX3D235638 ESTIMATE 8 000 10 000 Though 12 435 Austin FX3s and FL1s (the Hire Car derivative) were manufactured between 1949 and 1958 few are ever now seen on the road. 217 XUE reportedly spent 25 years as a Taxi in London and Birmingham before being exported to Holland for use as a wedding hire vehicle. Owned by the vendor for six years the Austin has been subject to a respray interior tidy-up and thorough engine overhaul. He now rates the Black paintwork and 34 2.2-litre powerplant as excellent and tells us a new clutch was fitted 100 miles ago. Started-up and run for a few miles every week the FX3D is also understood to benefit from regular servicing despite being MOT exempt. Offered for sale with its original-type meter spare headlamps and spare flywheel this delightful item of British history can equally serve as personal transport with a difference or a vehicle for special hire. 1973 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE 14 000 miles from new REG NO CHASSIS T.B.A. CRH14550 ESTIMATE 22 000 28 000 The vendor of this handsome Corniche believes the indicated mileage of just 14 000 to be correct and it could well be as it was dry stored from 1983 right through to this year when it was recommissioned and returned to the road. Its Metallic Blue paintwork and brightwork have apparently faded in places due to years of enthusiastic polishing and are therefore classed as average by the vendor but he tells us the coupe drives superbly and is graced 41 35 with good bodywork V8 engine and automatic transmission. The Black hide interior and Tan carpets are said to be highly original despite the Corniche apparently never being equipped with overrugs. The Rolls s luxurious specification includes electric rear windows and an electric sunroof and the car comes complete with an MOT valid into August of next year. An opportunity to purchase classic luxury for the price of a modern runabout. 1970 JAGUAR E-TYPE 4.2 ROADSTER 36 ESTIMATE 38 000 45 000 REG NO CHASSIS SVR356H 1R11976 SVR 356H is a left-hand drive export Series II E-type that dwelt in the USA until earlier this year. A tidy example throughout it appears to have been finished in Silver from new and retains its original Stromberg-carburetted engine - the Roadster s condition reflects a fair degree of sympathetic restoration throughout. Its accompanying paperwork includes a collection of 1970s invoices from Pontiac Sports Car Inc. of Michigan on behalf of one-time keeper Sherman Barton. There is also one from Complete Auto restorations LLC of Michigan on behalf of the last American owner 42 Edward Anthony Wujek II. This attractive E-Type is one of 7 853 LHD S2 Roadsters produced and is now being offered complete with the aforementioned invoices Edward Wujek s Certificate Of Title shipping documents handbook service passport routine maintenance chart US distributor book letter from the DVLA regarding the UK registration V5C and an MOT valid into April of next year. 1961 JAGUAR XK150 SE 3.8 LITRE FIXED HEAD COUPE ESTIMATE 42 000 48 000 REG NO CHASSIS 37 810 UYF S836794BW 810 UYF is a notably late example of only 656 Jaguar XK150 Fixed Head Coupes to be fitted with a 3.8-litre engine. It is particularly unusual in having been equipped with automatic transmission (including Speed Hold function) from new. A left-hand drive export model it was owned from 1996 until last year by a William C Alexander of Kansas USA. Though there are no supporting invoices the Jaguar has clearly been the subject of much restoration work and the effect of its resplendent Red bodywork is heightened by very shiny brightwork and a smartly presented Black 43 leather interior. The vendor notes that the car bore several road rally stickers when he acquired it which combined with its apparently lively performance suggests the engine may have been breathed upon at some stage. This matching numbers XK comes complete with Kansas Title Certificate V5C and an MOT valid into June 2015. 1989 BENTLEY EIGHT REG NO CHASSIS C14 JMS SCBZE00A5KCH26848 38 NO RESERVE Entering the current ownership in 2003 C14 JMS has been little used of late due to the vendor s advancing age. Rating the Eight as being variously good (automatic transmission Greenpiped Magnolia leather upholstery) good for age (bodywork paintwork) or OK (electrical equipment) he further informs us that frequent start-ups but a lack of prolonged running have left the 6750cc V8 engine in need of a good service recommissioning. Bentley motoring comes no cheaper. 1989 JAGUAR XJ-S 5.3 HE REG NO CHASSIS G24 KOG SAJJNAEW3BB163026 39 ESTIMATE 4 000 5 500 First registered on the August 1st 1989 this V12 XJ-S is finished in Light Diamond Blue with Cream leather upholstery and is believed but not warranted to have only covered c.53000 miles from new. Described by the owner of some fifteen years as having very good bodywork paintwork engine and electrical equipment this handsome coupe is accompanied by a history file which includes previous MOTs maintenance receipts a service booklet current road tax and MOT valid until August 2015. 1985 MERCEDES-BENZ 420SL REG NO CHASSIS C620 XLL 1070472A045264 40 ESTIMATE 5 000 6 000 Manufactured in the first year of the model change from the 380 to the larger capacity 420 this righthand drive Signal Red R107 Series SL is said by the vendor to have good bodywork paintwork V8 engine and automatic transmission while he describes the Black vinyl and Tex interior as being in average condition and the soft top roof as needing small repairs to both the material and the rear screen . The indicated mileage currently stands at an unwarranted 96 300. 44 1926 BUICK STANDARD SIX TOURER REG NO CHASSIS 109 GMO 2525X Supplied new to Australia or so its RHD configuration and Holden Body plaque would imply this particular example was imported to the UK by David Stone in 1979. Described by the vendor as being in good condition with regard to its engine gearbox electrical equipment interior trim bodywork and paintwork 109 GMO comes complete with driver s handbook sidescreens and a custom made indoor car cover by Classic Additions bearing the registration number. NO RESERVE 41 1959 FORD THAMES 300E REG NO CHASSIS JSL 332 300E800587 Although Ford manufactured 196 885 300Es from 1954-1961 survivors are now a scarce sight. Entering the current ownership during 2005 JSL 332 was treated to a bare metal respray and powder coated wheels shod with new tyres as part of a several-year long restoration. The vendor variously rates the Ford which comes with a fresh MOT as excellent (bodywork) overhauled (engine) or good (manual transmission electrical equipment interior trim). ESTIMATE 7 500 9 500 42 1991 JAGUAR XJR-S 6.0 REG NO CHASSIS J800JAC SAJJSAE53EK185304 Some 1 130 XJR-S models were built by JaguarSport between 1988 and 1993. They featured highly distinctive bodykits alloy wheels and suspension improvements. J800 JAC is the later 6.0-litre version finished in attractive Flamenco Red with Doe skin interior. Complete with a large file of invoices including ones for a recent comprehensive brake overhaul by Stratstone (c. 4 000) and extensive body restoration. The vendor classes the bodywork paintwork engine and automatic transmission as excellent and the interior as good . 45 ESTIMATE 6 000 8 000 43 1989 AK 427 COBRA EVOCATION 44 NO RESERVE REG NO CHASSIS Entered from a Private Collection F468OJE AKK03044271974705 Entered from a deceased estate based in Spain s exclusive Sotogrande district F468 OJE was sold to its late owner by Hallmark Sportscars of Hainault Britain s Premier Specialists in Cobras and Replica Cars for 28 750 on 16th January 2013. Hallmark described the car thus Launched in 1989 AK Sportscars - under the guidance of Ken Freeman and family - quickly established itself as one of the front runners in the Cobra field. Using a sturdy ladder frame chassis with Jaguar underpinnings good handling and stopping are assured. This example ranks as one of the best we ve owned. Built by a professional engineer with a budget for parts alone in excess of 35 000. Fitted with 350ci Chevy V8 built by British American Engines producing 350bhp and 380lbft. Edlebrock 600cfm Performer carburettor Tremec TR3550 5-speed manual gearbox oil cooler all Jaguar suspension refurbished at the AK factory. Fully lined dressed engine bay with braided hoses stainless steel header tank and water bottle. Stainless steel fuel tank underfloor exhausts with stainless steel headers MSD digital distributor with MSD Blaster 2 coil power steering. Finished in Jaguar 46 British Racing Green Metallic at a cost of 3 000 by SMS Paintworks. Contrasting Magnolia leather upholstery with Wilton carpets Willans harnesses Smiths instruments Motolita woodrim steering wheel and heater. Seventeen-inch Halibrand replica wheels shod with Toyo tyres twin hoop roll bars with third leg for extra strength. Stone guards bumpers mesh grille sun visors wind deflectors twin Aston filler caps triple wipers and full Mohair weather gear. A very beautiful and blisteringly quick car that you can be justly proud of. Even the SVA tester remarked that it was the best one he d seen Reputed to have covered some 5 800 miles since completion in 2005 F468 OJE is offered for sale with V5C Registration Document (which lists its make as AK Sportscars ) and sundry paperwork. 1985 JAGUAR XJ-SC 5.3 NO RESERVE REG NO CHASSIS 45 C545CPR SAJJNACW3CC125009 original starfish pattern ones are available for a new owner to collect from Spain where the car has been used of late) the Jaguar also sports a wood rim steering wheel quad headlamp conversion over carpets and additional Auto Styling wood veneers to its automatic gear selector stereo surrounds. Entrusted to main dealer Lancaster Reading for a 3 223.44 service 36 096 miles the XJ-SC has been maintained by the vendor over the last seven years including oil and coolant changes in March 2012 and February 2014. Mechanically enhanced via the addition of sports steering rack bushes and a rear anti-roll bar C545 CPR is described by the seller as being in good overall condition with regard to its bodywork 5.3 litre V12 engine electrical equipment and automatic transmission while he rates the Claret paintwork and Doeskin leather upholstery as average for age and very good respectively. A low mileage example of a much underrated Jaguar chassis 125009 is offered for sale with original pre-delivery inspection card jack UK V5C Registration Document past sales invoices assorted bills and sundry other paperwork. According to its accompanying Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust certificate chassis 125009 was manufactured on 28th June 1985 and dispatched to Grange Jaguar of Brentwood Essex some four weeks later. One of just 45 XJ-SC 5.3 cars to be factory-finished in Claret that year the 2 2-seater was supplied new to the electronics concern Tadmod Ltd of Maldon. Thereafter it is known to have belonged to Mr Redcliffe of New Milton Mr Trickett of Christchurch Mr Nicholls of Bournemouth and Mr Webb of Silchester before being purchased by the vendor for 13 500 on 20th July 2007. A series of old MOT certificates dating back to 1988 14 247 miles would indicate that the current odometer reading of 46 200 miles represents the total covered from new. Riding on lattice alloy wheels (the 47 2005 MORGAN ROADSTER 3.0 V6 46 NO RESERVE REG NO CHASSIS Entered from a Private Collection PE55XRR SA944300004H00378 Introduced in 2004 as a replacement for the Plus 8 the first series Morgan Roadster was powered by a Ford 3.0 litre 24-valve V6 engine allied to five-speed manual transmission. Bodied in steel aluminium over an ash frame and weighing just 940kg the two-seater was reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 4.9 seconds and 134mph. Entered from a deceased estate based in Spain s exclusive Sotogrande district PE55 XRR was sold to its late owner by Berry Brook Morgan of Exeter for 31 000 on 21st April 2011 at an indicated 8 053 miles. Fitted with a renewed factory-supplied 3-litre V6 engine by the same main dealer some eight months and 5 400 miles later (corresponding invoice for 7 944.99 on file) the Roadster provided good service until contacting a stone wall during early 2013. By then domiciled in Spain the decision was 48 taken to convert the two-seater to left-hand drive specification as well as returning it to roadworthy condition. Entrusted to Tim Ayres Dorset-based New Elms Morgan Workshop PE55 XRR was treated to some 11 350 worth of new parts including a galvanised chassis chassis crosshead steering rack (LHD) radiator windscreen cowl radiator grille radiator fan stub axle wings (1 x front 2 x rear) over riders road wheels (x3) bonnets inner front wing valances front side lights and pedal box parts etc. Further benefiting from a full repaint walnut dashboard new Twillfast mohair hood and re-trimmed side screens etc the Morgan passed its last MOT test on 25th March 2014 at an indicated 19 252 miles with no advisories. There is no record of the Roadster s accident on HPi and its renovation LHD conversion is understood to have cost some 29 881.94. In many respects an almost new car PE55 XRR now shows 20 300 miles to its odometer and is accompanied by a UK V5C Registration Document and sundry paperwork. 1965 JAGUAR E-TYPE 4.2 COUPE NO RESERVE REG NO CHASSIS 47 ECD584C 1E31740 Entered from a Private Collection radiator new water pump two-stage Kenlowe fan fresh gaskets bearings flushed water jacket oilways skimmed cylinder head (giving a compression ratio of approximately 9.25 1) high performance valve springs new piston rings ground polished inlet and exhaust ports and reconditioned triple SU carburettors. The back axle was refurbished (differential attended to fresh seals) the suspension re-bushed and new Gaz adjustable shock absorbers installed all-round. The brakes were uprated with Coopercraft vented front discs callipers alloy rear piston housings Automic pipes and Greenstuff pads. Rewired the E-Type also benefited from a new headlining leather seat covers and replacement carpets. Repainted in Gunmetal Grey and riding on fresh 6J wire wheels the Jaguar was acquired by its late keeper from Williams Horsepower for 65 000 during late November 2012. Further enhanced since then by the addition of airconditioning and a five-speed Getrag gearbox the two-seater is understood to have covered a mere 3 000 or so post-refurbishment miles. Characterised by the vendor s agent as a gentleman s fast road car this Series I 4.2 Litre Fixed Head Coupe is offered for sale with a CD of restoration photos UK V5C Registration Document and sundry invoices. 49 Entered from a deceased estate based in Spain s exclusive Sotogrande district chassis 1E31740 was among 4 582 left-hand drive E-Type Series I 4.2 Litre Fixed Head Coupes built. Perhaps as a way of lowering its import duty liability the Jaguar was UK registered on 7th September 1965 and spent circa twelve months here before being shipped to America. Repatriated from Arizona in 2009 the two-seater was acquired by Williams Horsepower the following year. Found to contain absolutely no rust and with an odometer reading of just 49 000 miles - a figure subsequently lent credence by the internals of its factoryfitted engine - chassis 1E31740 was treated to an extensive bare metal restoration during 2011-2012. Sympathetically overhauled and upgraded the 4.2 litre straight-six gained a lightened flywheel Lumenition electronic ignition stainless steel exhaust re-cored 1958 JAGUAR XK150 SE 3.4 LITRE FIXED HEAD COUPE 48 NO RESERVE REG NO CHASSIS Entered from a Private Collection 934 BKO S824151DN Entered from a deceased estate based in Spain s exclusive Sotogrande district chassis S824151DN was built as a home market special equipment model on 2nd December 1957. Road registered the following month it was supplied new to The Mobil Oil Co Ltd of London SW1. According to an application made to the XK Register by its then keeper Philip Wright Esq of Hartlepool the Jaguar was off the road between 1976 and 1997. Interestingly the earliest MOT certificate on file was issued on 1st January 1974 at an indicated 97 381 miles while the next one was issued on 15th August 1997 at an indicated 97 565 miles (the Fixed Head Coupe s odometer currently shows an unwarranted 21 434 miles). As well as reclaiming its original registration number - 934 BKO - Mr Wright was also responsible for having the XK150 restored by Classic Cats of Northumberland (interior retrim 50 suspension brake overhaul) Heritage Classics of Teeside (chassis repairs bodywork refurbishment repaint rewire) Shearborne Engineering of Stockton-on-Tees (engine block re-bored oversize pistons fitted cylinder head rejuvenated replacement crankshaft with rear oil seal sourced new timing chains tensioners installed) and Autogear (exchange four-speed manual overdrive gearbox). Further enhanced during Dr John Bowles ownership (2004-2013) the Jaguar benefited from attention to its brake master cylinder electrical equipment ignition system exhaust steering rack cylinder head thermostat clutch master cylinder electric cooling fan carburettors and hubs (x4). Appearing to retain its original 3.4 litre engine (number V2206-8) 934 BKO was sold to its late owner by marque specialist Millford Contract Engineering for 46 500 in July 2013. Subsequently upgraded via the installation of an alternator power steering and air-conditioning this appealing XK150 is offered for sale with JDHT Certificate myriad parts bills assorted invoices (Classic Cats Heritage Classics Shearborne Engineering Paul Roach John Balls Garage Suffolk Jaguar) and numerous MOT certificates (including one valid until December 2014). 1930 LAGONDA 2 LITRE LOW CHASSIS TOURER ESTIMATE 45 000 55 000 REG NO CHASSIS 49 772 GF OH9572 Formerly the property of Capt. Ivan Forshaw Previously registered GF 772 the car was exported to New Zealand and re-imported to the UK in 1992 when it was given the number 772 GF. In the current family ownership since its return the car carries a delightful patina to the interior and remains remarkably original under the bonnet retaining its twin Zenith Lion carburettors and Autovac system. Featuring a lower ratio 3rd gear to improve driveability the car has been regularly exercised by the vendor and maintained by Tim Wellack who carried out work on the engine in 2013. The striking blue wheels were also repainted that same year. The engine and transmission are said to be good with electrics all working whilst the fabric body presents well. Some blemishes to the paintwork are present but we have to concur with the vendor s view that the car should be driven more than polished. Offered with weather gear and history file including copy old-style logbook assorted MOT certificates and Club bulletins featuring the car it is expected to possess a current MOT certificate by the time of sale. First registered on 19th March 1930 and delivered to the Farquarson family of Dorset OH9572 is an early production model without camshaft idler gear. In 1936 it was acquired by Captain Ivan Forshaw and according to Club publications was his first Lagonda and kept by him until after the war. In 1946 he wrote a description of the car for the Register Notes and a copy accompanies the lot. Recorded as car no.3 in the Two Litre Register it then passed through the ownership of a Rev. Martin Harvey and the late David Harvey being found in a dismantled state and restored by Peter Jacobs around 1980. Bulletin no.118 details the work and a copy is on file. 51 WORKING WITH Classic Vehicle Insurance for With you every mile. 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FP ADH&099.03.14 Classic advice Take advantage of a timeless service with a brief no obligation meeting with a legal representative from Hill Dickinson. Register your interest for our Duxford event now - email for guidance on wills inheritance tax planning and wealth protection. Sean Williams 0161 817 7206 sean.williams 1911 REGAL MODEL N UNDERSLUNG REG NO CHASSIS SV 4372 1163 50 ESTIMATE 25 000 30 000 powered by an L-headed 3225cc side-valve engine that drives through a leather cone clutch to a rear-mounted three-speed manual gearbox. The Regal has been fitted with an electric start and Austin Reproduction coil ignition but the trembler coils are still installed and the Bosch magneto will be included in the sale as are new original specification front and rear mudguards comprehensive manuals VCC dating certificate and two DVDs covering the restoration. The Regal Motor Car Company existed in Detroit from 1907 to 1918. By far its best known model was the competitively priced and sporty-looking Underslung (so-called because of its underslung chassis) examples of which were imported into the UK as the SeabrookRMC. Thought to be one of only 12 or so Underslungs remaining worldwide SV 4372 is said to have the correct chassis and engine numbers and covered little mileage since a total restoration in 2001 2002. It is 1948 CHEVROLET FLEETMASTER TAXICAB REG NO CHASSIS RSV 582 LVL0399CV1308 51 ESTIMATE 8 000 12 000 transmission it is described as being in good condition as regards its bodywork yellow and red paintwork electrics and gearbox with good original blue leather interior. Now displaying some 120 000 miles on its odometer this striking taxi cab is sure to turn heads wherever it goes and must offer good earning potential in the film and advertising industries. Offered with Swansea V5 document the vehicle is MOT exempt. 54 Following acquisition by the vendor a number of years ago for use in a major American film production which was shot in the UK this righthand drive Fleetmaster was then painted at great expense in the livery of a New York City cab of the late 1940s and has been earning its keep ever since - featuring in a number of advertisements and photo shoots. Powered by Chevrolet s 3.5-litre straight six engine coupled to a three-speed vacuum-assisted 1972 ALFA ROMEO 2000 GTV REG NO CHASSIS LPG 11K AR2410811 ESTIMATE 14 000 18 000 Bertone s design for the Type 105 Alfa is seemingly ageless and there is a strong market for good examples. LPG 11K has had six keepers to date and remained with the current one for 16 years during the last two of which it has been refurbished to the original specification - the body was stripped of all trim glass etc and treated to new panels and repairs as required before being resprayed as supplied in Green. The Beige and Black interior 52 was largely renewed the seals replaced and the sunroof refurbished. All five wheels were refinished and equipped with new tyres. The cylinder head and Dellorto carburettors were overhauled and cooling system and distributor renewed along with the clutch hydraulics and most of the braking system. The vendor now regards the five-speed transmission as excellent and the bodywork and engine as very good . The GTV comes with a file full of invoices. 1974 CATERHAM SEVEN REG NO CHASSIS XPD491N C533552TCR ESTIMATE 20 000 24 000 Caterhams have been fitted with a raft of different makes and sizes of engine over the years and this early example of the breed features one of the more potent options - the twin-cam Lotus 126 unit complete with big-valve cylinder head fed by a pair of twin-choke Dellorto carburettors. The bodywork of XPD 491N is finished in a combination of Orange Red and polished aluminium and the car is trimmed in Black vinyl. It has apparently had 55 53 just three previous keepers and been in its current ownership for the last year and is considered by the vendor to have very good paintwork and interior trim and good bodywork 1558cc engine and fourspeed transmission though he does take the trouble to note that top gear is slightly noisy. He is offering the Seven complete with its original sales invoice V5C all old MOTs from 1977 onwards and one valid into August of next year. 1950 SINGER NINE 4A REG NO CHASSIS T.B.A. T.B.A. 54 ESTIMATE 13 000 15 000 sold has been in the same caring ownership for the last 40 years. It is finished in a mix of Green and Beige and according to the vendor looks like new despite having been used on a daily basis . He further informs us that the seats and vinyl roof are 100 percent that the car always starts on the button and is both nice and fun to drive . The little Singer has won numerous trophies which are to be included with the car. The Singer Roadster was a two-door four-seat Convertible version of the company s Bantam Saloon. Power came from that car s 1074cc engine but the output was slightly higher (36bhp). The model re-emerged virtually unchanged after the war and remained so until the 4A variant of 1949 which featured a Solex carburettor in place of the SU and benefited from a four- rather than three-speed gearbox. The beautifully-presented 4A now being 1995 ASTON MARTIN DB7 REG NO CHASSIS TCH 547 SCFAA11175K100426 55 ESTIMATE 15 000 18 000 braking suspension and ignition systems. The vendor notes that the air conditioning system is now in need of a service but currently classes the bodywork as good excellent the paintwork as virtually blemish free the interior trim as excellent and the straightsix supercharged engine and five-speed manual gearbox as good with no known problems . The car s odometer currently displays an unwarranted 66 742 miles and comes complete with an MOT into February of next year. 56 This 1995 DB7 is presented in the particularly pleasing combination of Metallic Green bodywork and Green-piped Beige hide interior. The vendor purchased TCH 547 from a senior member of H&H two years ago and informs us it is a well maintained and relatively unblemished example of this increasingly collectible model. During its current ownership the Aston has been displayed at the big Silverstone and Donington classic meetings and had various minor faults attended to that concerned the 1960 MERCEDES-BENZ L311 LWB FLATBED TRUCK REG NO CHASSIS EU-Reg 312042142750 ESTIMATE 40 000 50 000 In 1954 Mercedes replaced its L3500 and L4500 trucks with the outwardly almost identical L311 and L312. This gorgeous drop-side flatbed L311 was manufactured in 1960 and then professionally restored a few years ago using original parts. Finished in a stately shade of deep Green and trimmed in Brown it doubtless attracts admiring glances wherever it travels and has apparently won numerous classic vehicle awards as well as starred in some advertising shoots. The vendor unsurprisingly grades the bodywork 56 paintwork interior trim 100bhp straight-six diesel engine and manual gearbox as all being in very good order. There are numerous items of nicely-presented brightwork including exterior-mounted horns and a period fire extinguisher and this pampered lorry even comes complete with logoed carpet mats and mud flaps. The odometer currently registers an unwarranted 15 238 kilometres. Though some 175 000 L311 and L312 trucks found their way onto the roads few remain in this apparently superlative condition. 1938 AUSTIN 20 6 LANDAULETTE REG NO CHASSIS GHK 123 D LN7059 ESTIMATE 10 000 12 000 This rare time-warp Landaulette-bodied Austin was in the same family ownership from new until purchased from a deceased estate a few months ago. Complete with division it is believed to have evacuated the original owner s son and other children from the village of Kelvedon Essex to Suffolk during WWII. Finished in Green over Black and trimmed in Green leather GHK 123 apparently runs and drives and is MOT d into June next year but will 57 57 still require a degree of recommissioning (tyres etc) before returning to the road. The vendor describes the bodywork as exceptionally solid and original the paintwork as showing its age but original the interior trim as good and original the transmission as OK with no noises and the engine as running well but having a cracked cylinder block - a spare one is however included in the sale as is the car s buff log book and numerous old MOTs. A unique opportunity. 1965 IWR LOTUS ELAN GT 58 ESTIMATE 50 000 70 000 REG NO CHASSIS Unique aluminium coachwork by Williams & Pritchard NAB953D IWR-GT-2 Resolutely calm under pressure Ian Walker s impressive Boy s Own resume included stints as a Lancaster bomber rear gunner rally driver circuit racer and team boss. Having forged close links with Colin Chapman to the point that he (a) operated as Ian Walker Team Lotus (b) could call upon the services of F1 drivers and (c) helped develop the 26R the London-born entrepreneur set his sights on winning the Index of Thermal Efficiency at the 1964 Le Mans 24-hours. Based on a modified Elan chassis but bodied in aluminium by Williams & Pritchard to Ian Walker s own design the resultant fastback coupe was not only a highlight of the 1964 Racing Car Show but also partnered Jackie Stewart to 4th overall (1st-in-class) at that May s Montlhery Prix de Paris. Suitably smitten Swiss businessman Hermann Huber tried to buy the lightweight streamliner there 58 and then but was politely told that a pre-Le Mans sale was impossible. Sadly a crash during practice for the Nurburgring 1000km (due to brake failure) meant that the sports racer never participated in the French 24-hour endurance classic. Put aside until the season s end it was subsequently repaired and advertised for sale in the January 29th 1965 issue of Autosport by which time its creator had acceded to Hermann Huber s revised request that he build a second (and final) aluminium-clothed Elan. Intended for Mr Huber s father a glass manufacturer with an impressive collection of sports and racing cars the I.W.R. Lotus Elan GT was again styled by Walker himself and wrought in Williams & Pritchard s Edmonton workshops. A pure road car the two-seater nevertheless incorporated lessons learnt from its competition siblings such as a reinforced front bulkhead rear anti-roll bar oil radiator twin brake servos and sliding spline driveshafts etc. The earliest of two one-eighth scale blueprints on file (dated 21st October 1964) indicates that the car was initially conceived with a single cowled headlamp per side while the final version shows the GT s distinctive quad headlamp 1965 IWR LOTUS ELAN GT ESTIMATE 50 000 70 000 58 visage. Speaking to writer Philip Porter for an article which appeared in the October 1987 issue of Classic & Sportscar magazine Ian Walker recalled the reason for his creation s Ferrari 330GT 2 2 Gordon Keeble-esque headlamp tilt was that I originally wanted them level but with twin headlights on full lock the wheel on the full bump would have first fouled the rear of the headlamp . Finished in Huber Senior s preferred shade of French Blue the I.W.R. Lotus Elan GT was trimmed by coachbuilder Harold Radford using Red Connolly leather and sported bespoke Walker Elan badging. Featured in the November 1965 issue of Road & Track magazine chassis IWR GT 2 has since graced the pages of Classic & Sportscar (October 1987 July 2012) Motor Sport (February 2010) Club Lotus News (July 2012) Historic Lotus No. 56 (Spring 2009) Julian Balme s authoritative book Ian Walker Racing The Man and His Cars and hopefully Octane 59 (as part of an upcoming feature piece). Remaining part of the Huber family collection for thirty-seven years and retaining the IWR Elan number plates and wooden-boxed spares kit which they had made for it this unique Lotus was repatriated by Stewart Couch of Stockbridge at an indicated 69 000km (42 800 miles). Entering the current ownership via Paul Matty some three years ago the GT has since benefited from a bottom-end engine overhaul (re-ground crankshaft new bearings pistons) plus attention to its clutch suspension and carburettors etc. Pleasingly retaining its original twin-cam powerplant not to mention almost all its original French Blue paintwork and Red Connolly leather upholstery the two-seater is a true timewarp. Known to have had Colin Chapman s approval he viewed its track-orientated sister car as unwanted competition for the 26R but insisted on inspecting the roadgoing GT before it departed for Switzerland this compelling Elan occupies a unique place in Lotus history. A truly coachbuilt car from a time when the art was all but disappearing in the UK its odometer now shows a highly credible 70 300km (43 860 miles). Offered for sale with UK V5C Registration Document (which erroneously dates it to 1966) Ian Walker correspondence blueprints original workshop manual and history file. 1998 SOUTHERN ROADCRAFT 427 COBRA EVOCATION REG NO CHASSIS JJH783N SABTVRO3688142335 59 ESTIMATE 14 000 16 000 amount of restoration and general maintenance work was carried out on the car by Classic Restorations (Scotland) Ltd. The vendor notes that the Rover V8 engine is fed by an Edelbrock carburettor and that the most recent updates to the specification were the new springs and dampers fitted in 2012. The car is being offered complete with roll over bar full-harness seat belts wood-rim steering wheel wind deflectors and a large collection of invoices and old MOTs. The muscular 427 Cobra is an automotive icon of timeless appeal that continues to attract the attention of young and old alike. Finished in Metallic Blue complemented by a pair of broad centrallyplaced White stripes and trimmed in blue-piped Cream leather the right-hand drive evocation on offer is certainly guaranteed to turn heads and ears too no doubt thanks to its beefy side-mounted exhausts. The trim was renewed in 2011 when a notable 1923 AC ROYAL 12HP TOURER REG NO CHASSIS XFR 513 21066 60 ESTIMATE 12 000 15 000 when it returned to the mainland and acquired the current registration of XFR 513 on April 1 of that year. For some long time it formed part of the Yorkshire Car Collection and entered its current ownership in the May of 2012. The vendor currently considers the bodywork paintwork interior trim four-cylinder engine and transmission to all be in fair condition and is offering the charming little AC complete with continuation log book and V5C. 60 The AC Owners Club are only aware of 41 Royals remaining in existence making it a relatively rare model by any standards. This delightful 12hp example complete with dickie seat features Sand over Beige paintwork and Cream interior trim. The Royal is powered by a 1496cc Anzani engine that drives through a three-speed manual gearbox. It was registered new in the Isle of Man as MN 3513 on October 15 1924 and remained there until 1962 1979 ROLLS-ROYCE CORNICHE II REG NO CHASSIS BCV132T CRH35145 ESTIMATE 22 000 26 000 With its metallic black coachwork complemented by a dark brown leather interior piped in magnolia this striking example of Rolls-Royce s stylish Corniche benefits from the fitment of a later turbo-charged engine dating from 1984. One of the last fixed head coupe examples to leave the production line the car was first registered on 16th March 1979 and has covered an indicated c.129 000 miles from new. In the current ownership for around the past fifteen years it has been regularly maintained by 61 the vendor and kept garaged. Described as being in excellent condition relating to its bodywork paintwork engine transmission and interior it is offered with Swansea V5 document current MOT to August 2015 and an A4 history binder containing invoices assorted old MOT certificates and history back to 1981. Understood to have benefited from a recent service other notable features include RollsRoyce alloy wheels electric sunroof and non-standard special works dashboard incorporating a rev counter. 2002 RENAULT CLIO V6 REG NO CHASSIS AR02KYX VF1C61A0625685840 ESTIMATE 9 500 11 000 According to the website a total of 1 513 examples of the mid-engined Phase 1 Clio V6 were made 256 of which were produced for the UK market and all but 33 of those were like the sale car finished in Iceberg Silver. The vendor informs us that AR02 KYX has always been well cared for and owned by enthusiasts members. Improvements include two-piece vented AP Racing discs all round operated by four-pot calipers KW coil-over adjustable dampers 61 62 Janspeed exhaust system (see-through) Phase 2 V6 engine cover steering wheel trimmed in Navy-coloured leather to match the leather alcantara upholstery. The racy Renault comes complete with a huge file of bills MOTs etc to prove the quality of its maintenance and warrant the displayed mileage of 44 000. The vendor classes the bodywork paintwork 227bhp engine and six-speed transmission as excellent and the interior trim as very good . A lot of fun per pound. 1986 FERRARI 412 63 ESTIMATE 24 000 28 000 REG NO CHASSIS 1 of 24 UK-supplied manual examples and 50 000 recorded miles ADV 1T ZFFYD25C000066039 Factory finished in Argento Nurburgring with Rosso hide and Rosso carpets chassis 66039 was supplied new by Maranello Concessionaires of Egham to Melbourne Garages of Jersey for the latter s customer P Edwards Esq. Accompanying . invoices show that the four-seater was fettled at 1 533 2 783 4 189 4 353 6 394 7 508 8 589 8 670 8 761 9 964 10 887 13 127 13 260 14 977 15 094 15 149 15 218 18 009 18 680 18 722 18 930 18 958 and 19 499 miles before migrating to the mainland during early 1998. Serviced in-house by Westover Sports Cars of Blandford at 19 731 miles ahead of its sale to Mrs R.J. Stow of Faulkland on August 17th 1998 the Ferrari was used on the Continent but returned to Westover at 25 622 28 980 and 29 105 miles. 62 Serviced by Mortimer Houghton Turner Ltd of Cheltenham on August 9th 2001 at 33 104 miles chassis 66039 entered the current (third UK) ownership some eleven months and 5 000 miles later. Hailing from a motoring family the vendor has added some 12 000 miles to the Ferrari s odometer over the past dozen years. A keen motorist his tenure has seen ADV 1T treated to a freer breathing sports exhaust new clutch brake system refurbishment front suspension rejuvenation and thorough engine overhaul. Carried out by TT Workshops on a protracted basis (2006-2011) but at a discounted rate ( 14 779.14) the latter encompassed the fitting of new bearings gaskets seals and piston rings etc not to mention a power steering overhaul. While more recently the 412 has had its air-conditioning re-gassed and benefited from four new Michelin TRX tyres at a cost of circa 2 000. Smartly presented and sounding decidedly purposeful upon inspection this very rare and much underrated Ferrari is offered for sale with its original book pack copy order documentation tool kit sundry old MOTs numerous bills invoices and current MOT certificate valid until May 2015. 1973 FORD ESCORT MEXICO ESTIMATE 18 000 22 000 REG NO CHASSIS 64 MYF465L BFATNU00492 The specification is too large to do justice to in so small a space but includes dry sumped 175bhp 1.8-litre Zetec engine Raceline RL200 cams and water rail GSXR throttle bodies Ashley sports manifold and exhaust Type 9 five-speed gearbox with Q shift cable clutch and RS2000 bell-housing 3.89 1 differential 5.5J RS alloy wheels shod with Yokohama A508 185 60 tyres Group 1 drilled and vented discs rear disc conversion fly-off handbrake and Works specification bias pedal box with remote adjuster on facia group 4 front suspension World Cup cross member Group 1 Bilstein rear dampers Panhard rod and Poly bushes throughout quick steering rack TS recliner seats six-point Safety Devices rollcage and Luke four-point safety harness for driver Works instruments and Deep Dish Springalex steering wheel Halda Twinmaster Butlers map light Pioneer radio cassette Stinger alarm system Foxguard immobiliser Cibie Oscar Super Oscar auxiliary lights Works headlight protectors tinted top laminated windscreen. This extraordinary Escort offers amazing value for money and comes complete with MOT into April 2015. The MKI Ford Escort is on record as one of the greatest of all rally cars. Among its most impressive results was the victory of Flying Finn Hannu Mikkola on the London to Mexico Wold Cup event. Never slow to miss a marketing opportunity Ford used the result to create the now famous special edition Ford Escort Mexico that had its own production line at the company s Advanced Vehicle Operations (AVO) in Aveley Essex. The sale car is a genuine 1973 Mexico with pukka Type 49 bodyshell that was completely stripped restored and heavily upgraded in 2002. The result is a stunning looking car of apparently enthralling performance. The fast Ford is finished in Diamond White with Blue stripes and trimmed in Black cloth and has covered a mere 3 500 since all the work was completed. 63 1919 STANLEY 735B TOURER 65 ESTIMATE 50 000 60 000 REG NO CHASSIS BF 6381 19376 The Stanley Motor Carriage Company came about after twin brothers F.E. and F.O. Stanley sold their photographic business to Kodak. The siblings began making steam cars as early as 1897 and much development had taken place by the time this lefthand drive 735B left the Massachusetts factory in 1919. Original documents show it to have begun life in California and to be registered to a Tom Wade of Wilmington by 1929. George Read of Santa Ana became its keeper in 1957 who sold it to Nels Grofthold in 1963. By this stage it appears to have lost its original body and then disappeared from the radar altogether for some 30 years. Its saviour seems to have been Robin Downing of Dyfed Wales who purchased it in 1991 and imported it to the UK - a process that was supported in writing by the then Curator of the National Motor Museum Michael Ware. 64 The Tourer then passed to a family in the Midlands who sourced the correct type and age of replacement six-seater Touring body and embarked upon a comprehensive restoration. That was nearing completion when the project s driving force passed away causing the Steamer to remain untouched for a further decade. Happily another enthusiast acquired BF 6381 from a Cheffins sale in 2012 and completed the refurbishment which included rewiring and the installation of an all-new interior in Bentley Beluga Black button back leather plus a new hood hood frame oak battery box and windscreen. J.A. Glaze Ltd of Wolverhampton issued the Stanley with a Pressure Systems Certificate of test valid until 19 6 2022. Half the Pressure Test has been satisfactorily carried out but at the time of writing the 735B had not undergone the Steam Test but hopefully it will have by the sale date. The vendor currently classes the bodywork and paintwork as good and the twin-cylinder engine as OK . 1967 JAGUAR E-TYPE 4.2 ROADSTER ESTIMATE 55 000 65 000 REG NO CHASSIS 66 50 FUH 1E1752 at 133 453 miles) brake overhaul (2013) together with expenditure of 2 422 on chassis work in 2013 for which a detailed breakdown is on file. A number of other invoices are included in the car s accompanying history file totalling some 12 500 including those from GTC Engineering and Martin Robey together with a 1978 bill for an engine and gearbox overhaul. Finished in Old English White with red leather the vendor describes the car as being original without fancy modifications (the sensible addition of a Kenlowe fan excluded) with average bodywork good engine gearbox and electrics and average paint. Offered with Swansea V5 document MOT to 31st March 2015 history file containing aforementioned invoices and correspondence assorted expired MOTs photostat copy old-style logbook and a copy of The Complete Official Jaguar E comprising handbook and workshop manual (US edition 1970). With values of E-Types continuing to rise this represents the ideal opportunity to acquire an unmolested example with a rich patina that will respond to improvement. 65 Retaining the looks of the early cars but incorporating vast improvements to driveability and comfort it is not without reason the Series 1 4.2-litre range of E-Types are often regarded as the best of the breed. First registered on 24th May 1967 this remarkably original roadster has enjoyed just four owners the second acquiring it on Christmas eve 1976 ( 1695 invoice on file) when the indicated mileage was 90 600 before it passed to his son on 30th April 1991 with a recorded mileage of 118 945. The vendor purchased the car on 1st June 1995 at 121 669 miles and at the time of cataloguing the odometer now registers 135 114 miles. Work undertaken in the current ownership includes a new exhaust manifold (2006) a new clutch (2006 1934 MG PA REG NO CHASSIS BNK 256 PA1262 67 ESTIMATE 30 000 35 000 gleaming Red bodywork is nowadays complemented by Black wings and Black-painted wire wheels. Perhaps unsurprisingly the vendor who has owned the PA since 2008 currently views the bodywork paintwork interior trim 847cc engine and four-speed manual gearbox as all being in very good order and says it drives very well . He is offering the little MG complete with V5C tool kit and full weather equipment comprising hood side screens and tonneau cover. According to a copy of its factory card this delightful matching numbers PA was delivered new in the July of 1934. At that stage its Red bodywork was teamed with the same colour interior and Silver-coloured wire wheels. The car apparently underwent a restoration in 1995 1996 at which time the original engine was refurbished with a new cylinder block. The leather of the door cards and side panels was retained but the seats treated to fresh Tan-coloured hide. The 1968 LOTUS ELAN S3 SE CONVERTIBLE REG NO CHASSIS RVK673F 45 7748 68 ESTIMATE 28 000 32 000 little as 2000 miles. Finished in its original colour of Yellow trimmed in Black vinyl and sporting a new facia it is currently considered by the vendor to have excellent interior trim and very good bodywork paintwork 1558cc engine and four-speed manual gearbox. The Lotus is being sold complete with its original log book V5C MOT to June 18 next year range of receipts and a full photographic record of the restoration. 66 The original Ron Hickman-penned Elan looks as fresh as when it burst onto the roads in 1962 and thanks to its lightweight stiff backbone chassis fully independent wishbone suspension and potent twin-cam powerplant will still show a clean pair of heels to many a far younger rival. The tidy-looking right-hand drive example on offer has had seven keepers to date. It was treated to a new chassis and body in 1999 since when it has reputedly covered as 1959 AUSTIN-HEALEY FROGEYE SPRITE REG NO CHASSIS T.B.A. AN5L37448 ESTIMATE 8 000 10 000 Few enthusiasts can resist a smile on seeing a Frogeye and this left-hand drive example is certainly guaranteed to attract attention. It was imported form the USA in 2010 and then comprehensively refurbished over a two year period during which the following were renewed paintwork radiator grille and bumpers headlights and rear lights upholstery carpets cylinder head (now unleaded) starter motor and dynamo wiring loom front and rear springs 69 brake cylinders pipes and shoes etc exhaust system tyres hood chromed boot rack. The cheeky Sprite is finished in an eye-catching shade of Red and trimmed in the same colour. It is intended to be UK registered and MOT d by the time of the sale and the vendor s current view of the little Healey is that it has very nice bodywork paintwork and four speed gearbox that the interior trim is new and that the A series engine starts and runs very nicely . 1952 MG TD MK II REG NO CHASSIS T.B.A. 13090 ESTIMATE 16 000 18 000 The so-called MKII TD was a competition model introduced alongside the standard offering from late 1950 onwards. Its more highly-tuned engine with larger SU carburettors and 8.1 1 compression ratio resulted in an output of 57bhp at 5 500rpm. The upgrades also included twin fuel pumps additional Andrex dampers all round and a higher axle ratio. Most of the 1 710 produced were exported including the left-hand drive sale car that started life in the 67 70 USA. It was following its repatriation in 2010 that this apparently very original MG was resprayed and fitted with a host of new parts including tyres hub seals wiring loom bumpers mohair hood side screens carpets and door cards and indicator control box. The brakes were overhauled too and the vendor now considers the car to have very solid chassis and bodywork and nice two-pack Green paint and informs us that the TD runs and drives very well . c.1937 DAIMLER 15HP TOURER REG NO CHASSIS Un-Reg 43901 71 ESTIMATE 8 000 12 000 transmission. Riding on all-round semi-elliptic leafsprung suspension the tourer also boasts four-wheel drum brakes and a full-length tonneau. Sadly the project s completion coincided with the vendor having his driving licence suspended due to failing eyesight. As such he has had little impetus to get the Daimler s original registration number - BTE 73 - reinstated by the DVLA. Offered for sale without documentation and in need of recommissioning this handsome four-seater tourer is nonetheless worthy of inspection. Acquired by the vendor as a kit of parts within the last decade or so this Daimler is believed but not warranted to date from 1937. Having undertaken the 15hp s mechanical reassembly and rewiring himself the seller entrusted its re-bodying to a local hobbyist coachbuilder. Finished in Blue over Black with Blue vinyl upholstery the resultant two-door tourer coachwork has been nicely crafted. A long-stroke OHV unit displacing circa 2.2 litres the Daimler s straight-six engine is allied to four-speed pre-selector 1954 MG TF 1250 REG NO CHASSIS PGY 349 HDC16-6027 72 ESTIMATE 26 000 30 000 carpets renewed as were the hood sidescreens and tonneau which have yet to see any use. The seats were retrimmed in new hide and the chrome refurbished to a high standard. Understood to have covered around 57 000 miles this apparently very original MG has remained in the same ownership since 1981 where it has been reserved for special occasions and dry roads alone. It comes complete with old MOTs and tax discs and photographic evidence of the work carried out. 68 Good TFs are now highly sought after and PGY 349 certainly draws the eye. Resplendent in Red bodywork and Red leather trim it was treated to an apparently meticulous chassis-up body-off restoration by an engineer for his own use. The refurbished engine features reground crankshaft honed bores and a balanced cylinder head planed by Scholar Engines. The engine gearbox axle and brake system were thoroughly overhauled and the exhaust system ply flooring and 1956 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER CLOUD In the current family ownership since 1957 REG NO CHASSIS SXU 40 SZB199 ESTIMATE 16 000 20 000 Purchased by the vendor s father from H R Owen in October 1957 for 4 450 SXU 40 underwent a body restoration and repaint in the 1990s being finished in its original colours of Shell over Tudor Grey. The grey leather interior was refreshed new grey carpet fitted and the chrome re-plated. Stored from the mid 1970s to the late 1980s accompanying MOTs show only c.300 miles were covered from 1978 to 1998. Now displaying some 31 692 miles we understand the engine was not overhauled at the time of work to the body and 73 the fuel gauge and clock are inoperative. A one family owner car for all but one year of its life the vendor advises a further c.2 600 miles have been covered since completion of the work and that invoices with the car total approximately 16 000. Accompanied by a buff logbook purchase invoice handbook restoration photographs assorted expired MOTs and Swansea V5. The last MOT expired in September 2013 and whilst the car is said to be in running order we understand further work may be required to renew its MoT. 1968 PORSCHE 912 REG NO CHASSIS FND513F 12808656 ESTIMATE 22 000 26 000 The 912 was Porsche s entry model for the 911 range and initially substantially outsold its sixcylinder sibling. Production ran from 1965 to 1969 during which in excess of 32 000 were manufactured. The vast majority were Coupes but around 2 500 were made in Targa guise. Enthusiastic 912 customers included the German autobahn police. This tidy-looking left-hand drive example features Red bodywork that s teamed with a Tan-coloured interior. The vendor has owned it for 69 74 some years and retained it specifically for use at his Florida home. However he has recently decided to revise his car collection and the Porsche has become surplus to requirements. It is currently displaying an unwarranted 63 000 miles and is regarded by the vendor as having very good bodywork paintwork interior trim four-cylinder engine and four-speed manual gearbox. It represents a rare opportunity to acquire an apparently very original classic Porsche that s dwelt in a rust-free environment. 1938 LAGONDA V12 SPORTS SALOON 75 ESTIMATE 60 000 70 000 REG NO CHASSIS The ex-Dick Watney Lagonda Motors GVU 675 14105 It is a new-born car unrelated to any yet on the road - here or on the Continent. Such is the 12-cylinder Lagonda - a car destined to rank from now on among the greater names in motoring history . (Lagonda Press Release August 1937) Debuting in prototype guise at the October 1936 Olympia Motor Show the Lagonda V12 was engineered by a crack team of ex-Rolls-Royce employees including W.O. Bentley Stuart Tresillian and Charles Sewell. A clean sheet design that aimed to marry limousine refinement to sports car performance it was based around a substantial cruciform-braced box-section chassis. Singularly advanced the model s aero-engine inspired 70 60-degree V12 featured overhead camshafts (one per bank) twin SU carburettors a combined duplexchain gear-driven timing system and Lanchestertype vibration damper. Displacing 4480cc the unit was quoted as developing 180hp 5 500rpm. The provision of a centre-change four-speed manual gearbox (with synchromesh on the top three ratios) and conventional pedal layout made it surprisingly easy to drive. Of the 200 or so Lagonda V12s produced between 1938 and 1940 a mere 100 are thought to have survived to the present day. According to Club records 14105 was first delivered to Dick Watney then MD of Lagonda Motors and registered on 24th October 1939. After WW2 it was rebuilt by the factory and sold as a new car in June 1946 to F C Price of Hanover Gate Mansions London. Subsequent owners include those in Ireland Australia and Jersey from where the car was recently repatriated. Now reunited with its registration GVU 675 the car is described as being in good condition regarding its bodywork paintwork engine transmission and interior and is offered with current MOT to November 2014. 2003 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM ESTIMATE 60 000 65 000 REG NO CHASSIS 76 FNH 211 SCA1568014UH00012 Finished most attractively in Royal Blue with cream leather combined with blue carpets and over-rugs FNH 211 was first registered on 7th August 2003 since when it has covered an indicated 38 500 miles. It was last serviced in July 2014 by Rolls-Royce and Bentley specialists N Sandell of Isleworth at 38 346 miles and an accompanying invoice details the work carried out (which included the fitment of new rear brake pads) at a total cost of 4 323.73. According to the current MOT certificate expiring on 1st July 2015 the car has averaged just 2 500 miles per annum since 2010. Offered with Swansea V5 document aforementioned MOT owner s manual and short instructions booklet the car is only being offered for sale due to the vendor spending more time abroad. Exuding craftsmanship tradition comfort and prestige the Rolls-Royce Phantom is widely considered to be the very pinnacle of luxury motoring. Unveiled in 2003 the Phantom was the first all new model produced by BMW following its acquisition of Rolls-Royce in 1998. Powered by a V12 engine displacing 6.75 litres and featuring an aluminium space frame supporting panels of aluminium and composites the Phantom combines Teutonic engineering with traditional British craftsmanship resulting in a luxurious package that has once more restored the brand to the highest levels of indulgence for those lucky enough to slip into the car s cosseting interior. 71 1948 JAGUAR MK IV 3.5 LITRE DROPHEAD COUPE 77 ESTIMATE 100 000 130 000 REG NO CHASSIS Chassis 001 and sold new by Max Hoffman LFO 431 617001 Following an emergency wartime board meeting in March 1945 William Lyons SS Jaguar concern jettisoned its prefix initials and their unwanted Nazi connotations. When peace came some six months later the newly renamed Jaguar Cars - like most British motor manufacturers - felt constrained by the government s export or die drive to put various of its pre-September 1939 models back into production (albeit with some minor improvements). Luckily for the Coventry firm this entailed trying to sell a line-up of 1.5 litre four-cylinder and 2.5 3.5 litre six-cylinder cars which still enjoyed an enviable reputation for strong performance good road manners and well appointed interiors. Top of what was retrospectively known as the MKIV range the decidedly voluptuous 3.5 Litre Drophead Coupe boasted an ingenious threeposition hood that gave occupants the choice of open 72 closed or coupe de ville motoring. A full five-seater its underslung box-section chassis incorporated all-round semi-elliptic leaf-sprung suspension lever-arm dampers Burman worm-and-nut steering and Girling mechanical drum brakes. Credited with developing some 125bhp and 184lbft the flagship model s 3485cc OHV straight-six engine was allied to four-speed manual transmission and promised 95mph plus performance. Utilising the same all-steel body construction as its late 1930s SS Jaguar forebear the newcomer appeared even more svelte thanks to a revised hypoid bevel back axle that allowed the floor to be lowered by two inches. Only spanning a seven-month period (February - September 1948) total right-hand drive MKIV 3.5 Litre Drophead Coupe production is thought to have amounted to just 184 cars - making it among the rarest of all Jaguar s postWW2 production models. An historic car chassis 617001 has the distinction of being the very first right-hand drive MKIV 3.5 Litre Drophead Coupe built. Finished in Black with Red leather upholstery it was completed on 17th February 1948 and despatched to the Hoffman Motor Car Co of Park Avenue New York early the following month. 1948 JAGUAR MK IV 3.5 LITRE DROPHEAD COUPE ESTIMATE 100 000 130 000 77 A hugely influential importer of European sports and luxury cars Max Hoffman would later convince Mercedes-Benz BMW and Porsche to produce the 300SL Gullwing 507 and 356 Speedster respectively. An unabashed aesthete who was doubtless taken with the Jaguar s wonderfully elegant styling he seems to have had no qualms about taking delivery of a right-hand drive car in a left-hand drive market. Although an accompanying service manual suggests that it belonged to Chas A. Mitchell of Washington DC by August 28th 1949 little else is known about the Drophead Coupe s sojourn in America. Still retaining its original engine and coachwork when repatriated by restorer A.B. Price during 1995 the MKIV was subsequently fettled and MOT tested before being sold to William King of Milton Keynes. An active Jaguar Drivers Club member Mr King commissioned marque specialist Davenport Cars to bring chassis 617001 up to concours standard. Awarded the Best SS Trophy at the 1997 and 1998 73 JDC National Day the five-seater was also chosen as the car that the Chairman of Jaguar would most like to take home after completing the JDC Rally. Liveried in Sage Green with Tan leather upholstery the MKIV was sold by Mr King to Tony Hansford of King s Lynn during 2001. Acquired from the latter by the vendor some four years later the Jaguar was entrusted to Davenport Cars again in 2006 with instructions that it be repainted and retrimmed in line with its original build specification. As well as extensive bodywork repairs the refurbishment saw attention paid to the rear axle brakes wiring and instrumentation etc. While more recent work has included the installation of both a five-speed manual gearbox to improve high speed cruising on rallies tours (winter 2008 spring 2009) and a more powerful but correct-type 3.5 Litre engine complete with performance camshaft and steel conrods etc (winter 2010 spring 2011). However the original factory-fitted engine and a four-speed manual gearbox have been kept should a later custodian wish to instate them. A unique part of Jaguar s illustrious heritage chassis 617001 would make a fine addition to any collection and is offered for sale with JDHT Certificate period literature (instruction book service manual spare parts catalogue) numerous Davenport Cars invoices sundry old MOTs copy brochure and DVLA ownership trace etc. 1954 CHEVROLET 3100 PICKUP TRUCK REG NO CHASSIS 542 UXK H541011560 78 ESTIMATE 20 000 25 000 stall torque convertor and B&M shifter. The truck s brake lines are all copper or braided and the brakes themselves comprise 11in vented discs up front and standard Camaro drums at the rear. The pickup rides on American Racing Torque Thrust wheels with polished rims and its numerous accessories include Painless wiring kit radio cassette CD player and stainless steel bonnet trim and the vehicle has been re-assembled with stainless steel nuts and bolts throughout. This stunning and rare (the exact model was only made for one year) pickup that s finished in eyecatching orange and trimmed in Black apparently retains its original steel body and floors and has never seen a welding torch. Its many modifications include a Chrysler Cordoba front clip 10-bolt Chevy rear axle and Airride rear dampers. The Chevy s lightened balanced 6.3-litre (383ci) engine has been dynoed at a purposeful 521bhp and is coupled to a refurbished 700R4 automatic transmission with high 1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL REG NO CHASSIS FND408F HJ04412006104 79 ESTIMATE 40 000 45 000 transmission SL was imported into the UK from Japan in March 2014 and UK registered on arrival. Benefiting from the fitment of a new canvas hood the car is described as having excellent bodywork paintwork and engine with good electrics transmission and interior trim. Currently registering some 67 000 miles on its odometer this handsome Pagoda is offered with Swansea V5 document current MOT certificate to 26th March 2015 and factory hard top. 74 Last of the W113 line the 280SL was launched in 1968. Blessed with the same effortlessly elegant Paul Bracq styling as its earlier siblings it was powered by a new seven-bearing crankshaft 2781cc straightsix engine that developed some 180bhp and 193lbft of torque. Equipped with all round independent suspension and ATE disc brakes its square track gave notably sure-footed handling. Finished in deep red with black leather interior this left hand drive automatic 1987 PORSCHE 924 CARRERA GT EVOCATION REG NO CHASSIS D252RJW WPOZZZ92ZHN400273 ESTIMATE 8 000 9 000 This RHD evocation of Porsche s legendary 924 Carrera GT is based on a 924S and in the vendor s words. has taken just over two years to do. It had the bodywork done correctly no corners were cut the car has brand new wheels and has just had a major service (waterpump belts oils etc.) using nearly all genuine Porsche parts or their OEM supplier. I have had a Martini interior replicated from the 70s 924 Martini as my intention wasn t to make a replica. but my twist on what they could 80 have done . The subject of a good quality respray in Grand Prix white with red and black cloth vinyl interior it is described as having very good bodywork paintwork engine transmission and interior. Offered with Swansea V5 and MOT to July 2015 we understand the indicated mileage of c.37 578 miles differs from previous years on the MOT record due to replacement clocks being fitted and that a good condition replacement unpainted nose panel will be in place for the sale. 1956 JAGUAR MK I REG NO CHASSIS VPT 334 S904171 ESTIMATE 15 000 18 000 The increase in capacity prompted by Jaguar s move to Browns Lane in 1951 allowed the company to consider attacking the market for mid-sized saloons then dominated by Rover Humber and Standard. The resulting weapon the MKI was the firm s first unitary construction model and brought a new level of style and performance to the sector resulting in immediate success - 37 397 examples were made between 1955 and 1959. VPT 334 has clearly benefited from 75 81 restoration at some stage and is presented in Dark Blue teamed with Blue interior trim. The original 2.4-litre XK engine has at some stage been supplanted by a 3.4-litre one. The vendor acquired the Jaguar in July 2013 and currently classes the bodywork paintwork and sixcylinder engine as excellent and the interior trim and four-speed manual gearbox as good . This tidy-looking MKI is being sold complete with full length sunroof and period wing mirrors and Lucas auxiliary lights. 1992 LAND ROVER 90 DEFENDER REG NO CHASSIS J679FMB SALLDVAF7JA910876 82 ESTIMATE 12 000 14 000 a whole raft of specialist suppliers and driven by the knowledge that the current model whose roots can so evidently be traced back to the Series One Land Rover of 1948 is being discontinued next year. Suddenly enthusiasts are spending anything up to 150 000 on customising new ones and as in this case restoring and modifying existing ones. Never has a pimped up Defender been such cool transport for young and old drivers alike what must the farmers be thinking This serious-looking right-hand drive short wheelbase Defender has been restored and modified around a galvanised chassis. It is finished in Grey and trimmed in Black vinyl and sports a host of custom aftermarket parts that at a quick glance include front bumper radiator grille side-steps oversize tinted rear windows snorkel rear lights and extra-wide arches over extra-wide wheels tyres. A truly eye-catching example. The market for such Landies is supported by 1988 JAGUAR XJR-S 5.3 Owned since 1988 c.25 800 miles from new REG NO CHASSIS F686PUV SAJJSAEW3BA154127 83 ESTIMATE 10 000 12 000 early in its life the vendor advises the last service was carried out at 25 448 miles. Described as being in virtually showroom condition we understand the original wheels and tyres will accompany the car. Offered with Swansea V5 document this highly collectable example is only reluctantly being offered to the market and is expected to possess a fresh MoT by the time of sale. 76 This 5.3-litre Celebration Model number 038 of 100 made by JaguarSport to commemorate their success at Le Mans was purchased by the vendor in October 1988 when it was one week old having previously been registered as a demonstrator to the supplying dealership. Finished in grey with cream interior this genuine low mileage example has been garaged throughout its life and has been in bubble-wrapped storage for a number of years. Serviced by Jaguar 1968 LOTUS SUPER SEVEN S2 REG NO CHASSIS UMT848F SB2240 ESTIMATE 25 000 30 000 Automotive genius though he was one imagines that the late Colin Chapman would be rather surprised that the Lotus Seven he launched at the 1957 Earls Court Motor Show and then sold the manufacturing rights for in 1973 was still being built bought raced and enjoyed the world over courtesy of Caterham. The sale car is a genuine Hethel-built Lotus - one of the last of the Super Seven S2s that in fact includes some S3 features. It comes complete with extensive 84 history and is apparently well-known to the Lotus Seven registers. It is powered by what is believed to be its original 1500cc pre-crossflow Ford engine complete with exceptionally rare single 40DCOE Weber manifold and carburettor. Finished in a wellpresented mix of polished alloy and British Racing Green bodywork the little Lotus features equally smart Black interior trim that s thought to be original. An unusually fine example of the breed. 1981 LEYLAND MINI SPECIAL REG NO CHASSIS LRD870X SAZZL251010786102 ESTIMATE 7 000 9 000 This charming little special started life as a Mini City but has been comprehensively restored as a Convertible complete with custom roll hoop for additional strengthening and custom hood and frame. Finished in a pretty shade of Pale Blue complemented by White-piped Black interior trim LRD 870X is powered by a 1000cc A Series engine equipped with a Weber carburettor and RC40 exhaust manifold and system. The brakes have been overhauled and the 77 85 Mini now rides on early Cooper-style steel wheels. The vendor acquired the car in 2010 and believes the indicated mileage of 32 000 to be correct. He considers the bodywork paintwork interior trim engine and transmission to all be in excellent order and is offering the car complete with a large collection of invoices for the many new parts numerous old MOTs plus one valid into September of next year and photos covering the Mini s 18 month-long restoration process. E.M.ROGERS INCORPORATING KENTVALE In association with H&H Classics Limited Enclosed transport for your vehicle Locally Nationally Internationally including worldwide shipping Centrally located dedicated storage facility with 24 hour security Established in 1945 we are experienced in transporting and securely storing prestige classic and vintage vehicles. We treat and care for every vehicle as if it was our own. Speak to us at the next H&H Classics auction or call us on 01604 755511 for more information. Kentvale Specialist Car Transport part of the EM Rogers Group Classic Motor Finance provides specialist funding for classic racing and vintage cars including bespoke financial loans restoration projects and releasing equity on a current car or collection. For more info contact us on VISIT OUR SISTER COMPANY 0845 094 0911 1951 ALLARD K2 ROADSTER 86 ESTIMATE 65 000 75 000 REG NO CHASSIS The only Allard supplied new to The Netherlands Un-Reg 2029 Introduced in 1950 the K2 roadster sported a revised radiator grille usable boot cut-away doors and Buick-esque portholes to each flank. Benefiting from the same improved Allard coil-sprung divided front axle damped via tubular shock absorbers as the J2 and P1 models not to mention a more sophisticated Phase 2 Lockheed braking system the newcomer was propelled by a choice of Ford 3.6 litre or Mercury 3.9 litre Flathead V8 engines mated to three-speed manual transmission. Only in production until 1952 just 119 K2s are thought to have been made. Finished in Pacific Green metallic with Black leather upholstery this particular lefthand drive example chassis 2029 - is listed in Tom Lush s book Allard The Inside Story as being the only Allard car ever delivered new to Holland (Lush was Sydney Allard s navigator co-driver and 80 competitions manager). Reputedly ordered with competition in mind its specification includes a Mercury V8 engine De Dion back axle Alfin-type brake drums and twin front wing-mounted spare wheels. Advertised for sale as a Racewagen by its previous keeper A.M. Boomkens of Den Haag the K2 has formed part of Dick Van Dijk s private museum collection for the past thirty years. The subject of considerable restoration work by Solent Engineering and Rod Jolley during the mid 1990s the Roadster received attention to its engine gearbox bodywork paintwork interior trim wheels and wiring etc. Nicely detailed the twoseater cockpit plays host to a mixture of Cooper Stewart Allard (6 000rpm rev counter 160kph speedometer) and Smiths (fuel oil pressure ammeter water temperature) instruments as well as zip-up door pockets scuttle vents and a fly-off handbrake. Although not currently road registered the Allard s accompanying history file includes evidence of its previous Dutch number plate UT-66-54 as well as an instruction book pre-refurbishment photos numerous restoration invoices and sundry paperwork. 1957 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ESTIMATE 65 000 75 000 REG NO CHASSIS 87 EU-Reg E57S1O1734 style steering wheel carpeting exterior mirror rev-counter and electric clock. The options boasted by the sale car include auxiliary hardtop ( 200) contrasting colour for the sculptured flanks ( 18) courtesy lights ( 8) 4.6-litre 283ci (245hp) engine and push-button AM radio. The powerplant s EH suffix confirms that engine choice allied to a threespeed close-ratio manual transmission. Apparently 2 045 of the 6 339 Vettes manufactured in 1957 were fitted with this unit complete with alloy inlet manifold a pair of Carter WCFB four-barrel carburettors and finned Corvette scripted rocker covers. This Turbo Fire engine developed a claimed 245hp at 5 000rpm and 300lbft of torque at 3 800rpm. The extremely handsome Chevy offered is undoubtedly one of the most authentic we have encountered and is awash with period detailing. The paintwork is still highly presentable and the attractive upholstery and hood are totally tear-free. The total mileage is believed (but unwarranted) to be 78 883 and the car comes complete with faux spinner hubcaps and whitewall tyres plus a shortened steering column for the benefit of taller drivers. 81 This decidedly striking first generation (C1) Corvette sports Onyx Black and Silver paintwork teamed with a Black hood Black hardtop and Red vinyl upholstery. The presence of an NCRS (National Corvette Restorers Society) sticker suggests it was the subject of a previous refurbishment and it is certainly in good enough condition throughout to support that notion. The car has spent the last 30 years as a member of the Dick Van Dijk collection and he says it presents as well today as when his then eight year old son imported it For many the 1957 model year examples are the pick of the C1 cars as they are felt to be the ultimate expression of the twin (as opposed to quad) headlamp design. Standard equipment comprised dual exhausts bucket seats three-spoke competition- 1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL 88 ESTIMATE 45 000 55 000 REG NO CHASSIS EU-Reg 11304412023821 hood. However there are now various companies who can supply install a soft-top and associated framework if a new owner so desires. Mr Van Dijk apparently purchased the Benz on the understanding it had undergone some restoration work courtesy of Mercedes-Benz but it is unclear whether that reference related to the factory or a franchised dealer. A sticker affixed to one of the hardtop s windows indicates that the car was provided with a Dinol rust proofing treatment by Karosserie Helmut Struchholz of Duisberg. Another point of note is that unlike most Pagoda-topped Benz s this one appears to still possess its original inner front wings complete with ventilation holes. The spare wheel retains its original cover and the car comes complete with a tool roll containing various Mercedes-Benz branded spanners. The car is still White as per its factory body plate and sports contrasting Red interior trim. Our inspection found the Benz to start easily and run well and we certainly consider it to be more authentic than the majority of restored Pagodas we have encountered. This rare left-hand drive California Coupe has formed part of the Dick Van Dijk collection since December 1989 and though initially employed as a particularly memorable company car has spent the vast majority of the last 25 years on display in his private museum. A notably late W113 model production of the R107 Series cars began that year - it boasts power steering automatic transmission and four-wheel disc brakes and was delivered new to Friedrich Ebbrecht of Gottingen who retained it for 3.5 years. Title then passed to Johann Bruren Automobilverkaufer of Duisberg for a similar period. Karl Maehler also of Duisberg was the only other keeper before Mr Van Dijk and he kept it for over 11.5 years. Being a California Coupe it has a detachable hardtop and fold-down rear seat but no 82 1992 FERRARI 348 TB ESTIMATE 35 000 40 000 REG NO CHASSIS 89 J244WOB 2FFKA3SC000093466 1 of just 130 UK-supplied RHD UK cars Finished in Rosso Corsa with Light Tan leather interior this UK supplied RHD TB is described as having very good excellent bodywork and paintwork very good engine (power test results accompany the car) very good excellent transmission and excellent interior. Purchased by the vendor in 2012 the car has been treated to much recent work including refurbishing of the wheels new clutch and flywheel new master and slave cylinders refurbished alternator engine cover struts and other sundry items including wheel bolts centre caps radiator cap coolant hose etc. together with the all important cambelts pulleys and water pump being attended to in 2012. A number of invoices come with the car together with a copy history report covering the years 1997 - 2002 when it was cared for by Stratstone Ferrari. Understood to have been in storage from 2005 - 2011 at the time of cataloguing the odometer shows 44 016 miles. Fitted with Pirelli P Zeros to the front and P7s to the rear it is offered with tool kit copy workshop manual copy parts catalogue handbook service book leather wallet assorted invoices Swansea V5 document and current MOT to 30th September 2015. 83 Introduced at the 1989 Frankfurt Motorshow the Pininfarina clothed Ferrari 348 was a truly innovative design being the first Ferrari to utilise a robotwelded sheet-steel monocoque. Cradled by a separate sub-frame its quad-cam 32-valve 3405cc V8 was longitudinally-mounted and drove the rear wheels via a transverse five-speed manual gearbox. Developing some 300bhp and 238lbft of torque the 348 had need of its all-round coil-over wishbone independent suspension ventilated ABS disc brakes self-locking ZF differential and rack-and-pinion steering. 1954 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER DAWN 1 of 9 bodied to this design by James Young REG NO CHASSIS OUC 779 50G100 90 ESTIMATE 50 000 60 000 Rolls for a year in the 1970s before selling it to a Mr Dille - the last keeper retained it for 20 years. The vendor informs us that there s no excessive corrosion visible on the bodywork the paintwork has only minor blemishes the interior trim is excellent the engine is good and drives well and the automatic transmission is very good smooth He is offering the car with all tools three under bonnet oilers original radio and inspection lamp. Said to be one of just nine such Silver Dawns clothed by eminent coachbuilder James Young OUC 779 is presented in the elegant combination of Silver Chalice coachwork and Green hide interior trim carpets and over-rugs. Copies of the factory cards reveal the first owner to have been Sarkis Madi of Bathurst Gambia West Africa. The car s history file also includes a letter from John Gordon of Frank Dale & Stepsons stating he personally owned the 1950 CHEVROLET 3100 PICKUP TRUCK REG NO CHASSIS 543 YUA 1255417 91 ESTIMATE 18 000 20 000 Loadmaster variants. The left-hand drive sale vehicle is a 3100 that s been fully restored and its shows. Finished in Gold and trimmed in brown leather the Pickup has enormous presence by any standards. Power comes from a 3.8-litre (231ci) petrol engine coupled to a fourspeed manual gearbox. The vendor views the bodywork paintwork interior engine and transmission as all being in good condition. Drive a modern box and long for something more interesting - then this could be for you 84 General Motors Advance Design Series of trucks represented the company s first post-war reshape and were claimed to be bigger stronger and sleeker than the AK model they replaced. The newcomers quickly acquired a loyal following and were produced with only minor amendments from 1947 to 1955 during which period the Chevrolet brand topped the American truck sales charts. There were five offerings the 3100 (1 4 ton) 3600 (3 4 ton) 3800 (1 ton) Thriftmaster and 1976 PORSCHE 912 E REG NO CHASSIS KND145N 9126000733 ESTIMATE 15 000 18 000 This interesting left-hand drive 2-litre Porsche 912E was purchased new in Los Angeles California by an eminent surgeon and then owned until 2013 by an enthusiast who reputedly upgraded aspects of it to lightweight 964 RS specification and had it maintained within the Porsche network regardless of cost. The vendor informs us that the car is being offered complete with hundreds of items of paperwork relating to the many new standard and upgrade items 92 that have been purchased over the years. He also tells us that KND 145N is one of only 17 examples of the model that were built with an electric sunroof. He considers the Porsche s bodywork paintwork interior trim and boxer engine to be excellent and the car s five-speed manual transmission and electrical equipment to be very good . He is now selling it complete with the aforementioned items of paperwork plus an MOT valid to February 11 2015. 2000 BENTLEY ARNAGE RED LABEL REG NO CHASSIS V245RYG SCBLC32E6YCH04377 ESTIMATE 18 000 22 000 The Arnage was introduced in 1998 and was the first new model for the marque for nearly 20 years. The Red Label derivative followed in October 1999 and was powered by an updated version of the company s venerable 6.75-litre V8 engine that boasted a stunning 616 lb ft of torque. The Arnage on offer is a home market Red Label example that s finished in a fetching shade of Deep Blue and trimmed in Barley-coloured hide. It has been 85 93 in its current ownership for ten years and the V5C confirms a total of three former keepers. It features the expected luxuries of picnic tables parking sensors SAT NAV etc and is being sold with full service history (12 stamps) and an MOT to July 1 2015. The odometer currently registers a warranted 54 000 miles and the vendor grades the bodywork paintwork interior trim V8 engine and automatic gearbox as all being in very good order. 1991 ASTON MARTIN VIRAGE 94 ESTIMATE 60 000 80 000 REG NO CHASSIS One registered keeper & 992 miles from new H133HKN SCFCAM1S3MBR50219 This time warp Virage has driven just 992 miles from new and has had just one keeper throughout a well-known and titled businessman from the North East of England. H133 HKN was supplied new in 1991 by his local Aston Martin agent and immediately became part of the gentleman s private collection of cars that resides at what s been described as one of England s finest country houses. The right-hand drive automatic transmission car is finished in the radiant colour of Suffolk Red that s teamed with Red-piped Magnolia-coloured hide and Red carpets. As you would expect from what one must assume is the lowest mileage Virage in the world the Aston s condition is described by the vendor as being as close to new as is possible . It has just been recommissioned with a service 86 by an Aston Martin main dealer and is now being offered with all the original owners books complete and unused tool kit a first aid box that s still in its original packaging Aston factory touch up paint and even the car s original battery This extraordinary motor car is therefore now ready to make an invaluable contribution to a second car collection or provide an individual Aston Martin enthusiast with a unique claim to fame. A once-in-alifetime opportunity. Expectations were running high when the Virage was unveiled at the 1988 Birmingham motorshow and despite a hefty price tag orders flowed thick and fast. The chassis was designed in conjunction with the Cranfield Institute of Technology and clothed in hand-beaten aluminium to a design by John Heffernan and Ken Greenley while power came from an uprated version of Tadek Marek s immortal all-alloy 5 340cc V8 unit. Some 365 Virages were crafted between 1989 and 1995 at which point the car was reshaped with styling cues from the more powerful Vantage and redubbed V8 Coupe . 1967 MERCEDES-BENZ 250 SL ESTIMATE 50 000 60 000 REG NO CHASSIS 95 XMB824E 1130432202441 Royce. The Benz has also benefited from a full service that included a top end engine overhaul with all new valves and guides and engine bay refurbishment. This stunning-looking SL is finished in Tunis Beige Metallic and trimmed in Black. Its factory-fitted extras include automatic transmission power-assisted steering Sundym tinted glass allround (a notably rare option) and a Motorola pushbutton radio. A possibly unrepeatable opportunity. The 250SL was introduced at the 1967 Geneva Salon. Blessed with the same effortlessly elegant Paul Bracq styling as its earlier relation it was powered by a new seven bearing crankshaft 2 496cc SOHC straight-six engine that developed some 150bhp and 159 lb ft of torque sufficient output to endow the Mercedes with a 0-60mph time of a whisker under 11 seconds and a top speed just north of 120mph. Faster than the 230SL which preceded it yet more agile than its 280SL successor the 250SL remained in production for just a single year accounting for 5 196 sales worldwide most of which went to the USA. The vendor of 250SL XMB 824E believes it could be the finest example of its type in the world and one can understand his thinking. For starters it is rare for not only were there less 250SLs made than either 230s or 280s but this one is a California Coupe and therefore of 2 2 configuration. Secondly it has remained in the same family ownership for the last 35 years. And thirdly it has just been treated to a major restoration of notably high quality. This included a complete repaint to what is described as concours standard all the brightwork was removed and either rechromed or replaced the interior was completely refurbished with new leather seats and carpets exactly to the original specification while the woodwork was refurbished by Chapman & Cliff formerly of Rolls87 1993 NG TC REG NO CHASSIS Q586KKE SABTUR03633165373 96 ESTIMATE 13 000 15 000 by the Rover unit. The body is of boat tail design and finished in classic British Racing Green and trimmed in Magnolia-coloured leather. Q586 KKE comes complete with build file four-branch sidemounted exhaust and knock-on wire wheels and the vendor currently classifies the bodywork paintwork V8 engine five-speed manual gearbox and the car s electrical equipment as all being in good condition. The odometer displays an unwarranted 18 125 miles. Some 2 000 NG cars have reputedly been sold since 1979. Hand built in the traditional vein around a bespoke ladder chassis they employ MG running gear and are generally powered by either MGB engines or the venerable all-alloy Rover V8 which is in fact quite a bit lighter than the cast iron MG unit as well as being more powerful of course. There was the option of having them factory built or acquiring them in kit form. The example on offer is a TC model powered 1995 BENTLEY TURBO S 1 of 60 REG NO CHASSIS M999BED SCBZT05C3SCH56821 97 ESTIMATE 12 000 14 000 SP Broughton Broughton s of Birmingham to 73 778 Hillier Hill to 135 392 and Bentley Hampshire and Mill Road Garage of the Isle of Wight from that point in 2005 to now - that said just 300 miles have been accrued in the last four years. The vendor currently regards the Bentley s bodywork paintwork turbo V8 engine and automatic transmission as excellent and the interior trim as good . A genuine 155mph car of astonishing value in today s market. 88 As one of only 60 Turbo S models produced the distinctively-registered M999 BED is indeed a rare car. It is finished in Peacock Blue that s suitably offset by the Blue-piped Cream hide interior and Blue carpeting. Further distinction is afforded by the Everflex roof and special pattern alloy wheels peculiar to the Turbo S and late versions of the Turbo R. The Bentley comes with full service history that comprises maintenance from new to 45 105 miles by 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ SL 320 41 000 miles from new REG NO CHASSIS L260NKX WDB1290632F089712 ESTIMATE 9 000 11 000 L260 NKX sports white bodywork and contrasting Black interior trim. It is powered by the 3.2-litre DOHC six-cylinder engine option that develops 220bhp and drives through a five-speed automatic transmission. The vendor informs us this attractive R129 Series SL has covered only 41 000 miles from new in the hands of a total of four keepers. It is now being sold complete with both hard and soft 98 tops the original owners book pack (ie handbooks service book etc) and a collection of old MOT certificates and invoices. The latter include a 2008 one from main dealer Hughes of Aylesbury when the car had covered 35 679 miles - it totals a not insubstantial 3 095.14 and reflects a considerable level of attention to the brakes suspension and exhaust system as well as general servicing. 1972 FORD MUSTANG REG NO CHASSIS STK310T 2F01F186167 ESTIMATE 8 000 12 000 Acquired by the vendor five years ago this smart lefthand drive example has been the subject of much work including an overhaul of the three-speed automatic gearbox attention to the paintwork rechroming of the bumpers radiator refurbishment and numerous other trim parts including grille mirrors and tail light panel. A recent set of white wall tyres has also been fitted and a full listing of the works carried out in the current ownership accompanies the car. The vendor 89 99 now describes the bodywork as very good the 302 4.9-litre V8 engine as good - sound paintwork and electrics as good and interior very good . Finished in blue white with blue cloth interior the odometer registers approximately 39 500 miles and the car is accompanied by a Swansea V5 document and current MOT expiring 30th July 2015. It is only being offered for sale due to the owner wishing to concentrate on his earlier Mustang. 1966 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MKIII 100 ESTIMATE 50 000 60 000 REG NO CHASSIS BBD 65E HBJ8L 37076 BBD 65E left the production line in 1966 and was immediately exported to the USA. It was repatriated in 1987 at which point the car was restored and converted from left to right-hand drive. The task involved some 12 000 worth of new parts including for example a wiring harness. The Big Healey sports Black bodywork and a pleasing mix of Red and Black leather interior trim. The odometer currently registers an unwarranted 24 316 miles and is viewed by the vendor as having excellent bodywork paintwork interior trim straight-six engine and electrical equipment and good fourspeed manual transmission. It is being offered complete with woodrim steering wheel badge bar door mirrors and a pair of period Lucas spot lamps. Donald Healey s eponymous company built a prototype two-seater sports car for display at the 1952 London Motor Show. It was dubbed the Healey Hundred and subject to a suitably encouraging response Healey planned to build production versions at his Warwick factory. As things transpired the Ice Blue prototype not only impressed the public but so excited Austin s Managing Director Leonard Lord that he decided to build the car in volume at Longbridge. The newcomer was renamed the Austin Healey 100. The rest is history. The Big Healey enjoyed steady development with the four-cylinder cars giving way to the 100-Six of 1956 which was replaced by the first of the 3000s in 1959. The final iteration was the 3000 MKIII which was launched in October 1963 and mildly upgraded (Phase 2) in May the following year. The most powerful and luxurious of all the derivatives it had lively performance courtesy of its 150bhp straightsix engine and featured such niceties as wind up windows and a walnut-veneer facia. 3000 production closed at the end of 1967 after 42 926 had been made 17 712 of which were MKIIIs. 90 1965 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES 1 4.2 ROADSTER ESTIMATE 75 000 85 000 REG NO CHASSIS 101 DYN 799C 1E 1108 The E-Type or XK-E as it was known in the USA made its debut at the 1961 Geneva Salon. The original 3.8-litre straight-six engine allowing a 0-60mph time of some seven seconds and a top speed of circa 150mph. In October 1964 the unit s size was increased from 3.8 to 4.2-litres and with the change came a sweeter all-synchromesh gearbox better brakes and electrical systems and more comfortable seats. According to its accompanying Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust Certificate chassis 1E 1108 was despatched from Browns Lane on February 9th 1965 and supplied new via Henlys of London to a John Langham. A desirable original right hand drive Series 1 Roadster fitted with the preferred 4235cc straight-six DOHC engine and four-speed all-synchromesh gearbox the car has been the subject of much restoration work including all new suspension brightwork and interior some of which was undertaken by Broomstick Cars of Leighton Buzzard (c. 13 000 spent) and Chiltern Jaguar who finished the work after acquiring the restored shell in 2010. Originally finished in Opalescent Silver Grey 91 with red leather interior the car is now painted in red with black leather and offered with Swansea V5 document MoT to September 2014 and assorted invoices. Riding on chrome wire wheels research suggests the engine number currently fitted (7E 54144-9) is a correct specification but later unit. The vendor further advises the engine shows correct oil pressure and perfect gear change. 1958 ASTON MARTIN DB MK III SALOON 102 ESTIMATE 250 000 300 000 REG NO CHASSIS 520 UYF AM300 3 1963 To most eyes the DB MKIII was the best looking of the DB2 line - it also represented the final development of the Claude Hill chassis first seen on the Atom prototype. The most obvious change from the DB2 4 MKII was the DB3S style radiator grille the evocative shape of which was echoed inside the car by the equally new instrument binnacle. During its brief production run of two years the DB MKIII became the first Aston Martin to be equipped with disc brakes while a hydraulically-operated clutch and optional Laycock de Normanville overdrive were other welcome developments. Suitably reworked by the company s Polish engine wizard Tadek Marek the engine in standard form (DBA) was equipped with twin SU carburettors and produced 162bhp. There were other options however and some 10 cars were reputedly sold with the DBB variant that 92 boasted triple twin-choke Weber carburettors performance camshafts high compression pistons and a dual exhaust system and delivered an impressive 195bhp. There were three body options namely Two-Door Saloon Fixed Coupe and Drophead Coupe which between them accounted for a production total of 551 cars. The model also found fame as the transport of choice for the world s most famous secret agent in Goldeneye. Yes it was a DB5 Bond drove in the film but a DB MKIII in the book on which it was based though it was incorrectly referred to as a DBIII . According to a copy of the chassis records the sale car was first registered to Hardman s Ltd of Bolton Lancashire and designated the number WUK 333 . It was finished in Peony and trimmed in Connolly hide VM8500. It came with the aforementioned Girling disc brakes at the front and Alfin drums on the rear had Armstrong dampers and rode on Avon Turbospeed tyres. Maintenance records for the first two and half years show attention to the trailing links and replacement of the brake booster overdrive unit and cylinder head. 1958 ASTON MARTIN DB MK III SALOON ESTIMATE 250 000 300 000 The most recent keeper purchased the Aston (nowadays wearing the registration 520 UYF ) in 2000 since when it has been completely restored for fast road use and participation in AMOC club events and in recent years has been victorious in the club s historic championship. Last year it was campaigned in the Fordwater Trophy at the prestigious Goodwood Revival meeting and achieved a class win in the AMOC autumn concours event at Broughton Castle - as a good a clue as any to the extremely impressive condition of this car. Its Saloon body is resplendent in Tourmaline Blue and the interior finished in quality Black hide and Black Wilton carpet. It is equipped with the desirable overdrive gearbox while the engine has been built to above DBB specification by Chris Adams of Four Ashes Garage and features a balanced steel crankshaft Carrillo connecting rods and aluminium cylinder head fed by a trio of Weber carburettors. Although set up for club racing it is understood to be totally tractable on the road and therefore ideal for classic rallies and continental tours. A notably fine example of a most sought after model. 102 93 1991 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL REG NO CHASSIS 29 000 miles from new J569NLU WDB1290612F038497 103 ESTIMATE 7 500 8 500 Finished in Silver with Blue upholstery this particular RHD example began life in Jersey where records show that it was maintained for several years by marque specialist Jacksons Garage Ltd. Understood to have covered just 29 000 miles from new the Mercedes-Benz was re-registered on the UK mainland during 2010. MOT d until March 2015 this appealing 300SL is described by the vendor as being in excellent condition with regard to its bodywork engine electrical equipment paintwork automatic gearbox and interior trim. 1986 JAGUAR XJ-SC 5.3 REG NO CHASSIS T.B.A. SAJJNACW3CC 104 ESTIMATE 5 000 7 000 Finished in Red with Grey leather upholstery this particular example is described by the vendor as being in excellent overall condition with regard to its bodywork 5.3-litre V12 engine electrical equipment paintwork automatic gearbox and interior trim. Sporting a stainless steel exhaust the Cabriolet has been upgraded with later-type electric front seats and boasts rear seats too. Showing an unwarranted 89 000 miles the Jaguar rides on fresh tyres and is MOT d until January 2015. 1980 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH II REG NO CHASSIS KHM878W LRH0040574 105 ESTIMATE 7 500 9 500 First registered in October 1980 KHM 878W is a comparatively rare Silver Wraith II due to it having been ordered without the smaller rear window that would usually adorn an extended wheelbase model. Finished in two-tone Blue with a Magnoliacoloured hide interior and benefiting from rear head restraints foot stools and picnic tables this imposing Rolls-Royce is said by the vendor to be in good all round condition and is being supplied complete with a Swansea V5C and current MOT. 94 1998 BMW Z3M REG NO CHASSIS R879MNR WBSCK92090LB06286 This relatively rare Estoril Blue Z3M Roadster has been fully maintained by BMW main dealers and specialists. It displays a warranted 80 000 miles and comes complete with original leather bound service pack and manuals tool kit two original keys plus a file of bills and old MOTs. Featuring heated seats electric roof A C and its original stereo the vendor classes the bodywork paintwork engine and manual transmission as excellent and the interior trim as very good . ESTIMATE 7 000 9 000 106 1980 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SL REG NO CHASSIS HYV477W 1070462200515 The R107 Series SL was fitted with no less than eight different engines. The V8-powered 500SL variant was the cream of the crop and with 240bhp on tap was a genuine 135mph car with ample reserves of effortless acceleration. The righthand drive example offered is resplendent in Cream and trimmed in Tan leather cloth. The vendor currently classes the bodywork paintwork V8 engine and automatic transmission as good and the interior trim as very good . The odometer displays an unwarranted 80 079 miles. ESTIMATE 5 500 6 500 107 2 owners from new REG NO CHASSIS 1991 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SPUR II H78 YHV SCAZN00A6MCH35100 Beautifully presented in Mason s Black paintwork complemented by a Mid-Grey hide interior H78 YHV was supplied new to a Mr C I Skipper by H R Owen London in March 1991. Originally serviced by H R Owen and then Bentley Derby it has been maintained by Hillier Hill throughout its current tenure and comes with a specialist condition report from the last service in June 2014. The recorded mileage is 97 000 and is offered with a MOT into September 2015. ESTIMATE 6 000 8 000 95 108 1955 FORD THUNDERBIRD 109 ESTIMATE 30 000 35 000 REG NO CHASSIS CSJ895 P5FH199717 This left-hand drive T bird hails from 1955 and was exported from New Jersey in April of that year. A one owner vehicle from 1997 until recently it is presented in Fiesta Red with Red and White trim and a White hood. It comes equipped with a raft of 1956 extras that are too many to fully list but include rear Continental pack hard top with side portholes and tinted Sundym glass overdrive gearbox tinted glass all-round electric windows electric seats heater Town & Country radio chrome wire wheel trims etc. We are informed that the Ford has been the subject of restoration to exceptional standards which included a considerable amount of chroming of the suspension the differential etc and almost all the engine bay the attention to detail has to be seen to be believed. 96 The car is powered by a 5.1-litre (312ci) V8 from the Ford stable that drives through a three-speed manual transmission. Then vendor says the car is in lovely overall condition and drives exceptionally well . Fresh from a service it is now being sold complete with all the correct tools handbooks workshop manuals and parts books. A great opportunity for T bird aficionados everywhere. By the time Ford dispensed (at least temporarily) with the Thunderbird moniker in 2005 the model had progressed through no less than 11 generations the combined production total of which was in excess of 4.4 million. It had also been immortalised by the Beach Boys hit song Fun Fun Fun. The first generation car hit the streets in October 1954 and while it was created in direct response to Chevrolet s Corvette Ford s emphasis was more on comfort than overt sportiness. The Thunderbird sold exceptionally well in its first year and proceeded to outstrip the Corvette by more than 23-to-one for 1955 with 16 155 Thunderbirds sold against 700 Corvettes. 1974 JAGUAR E-TYPE V12 ROADSTER ESTIMATE 65 000 75 000 REG NO CHASSIS 110 RVG320M IS2536 torque on tap the Series III E-Type once again had 150mph in its sights. A revised wheelbase yielded better cabin space and together with wider tracks front and rear new anti-dive front suspension geometry and fatter tyres gave improved road holding. Imbued with a more muscular stance thanks to its flared wheelarches re-profiled wings and larger grille it also benefited from vented disc brakes and a restyled interior. Finished in blue with blue leather upholstery this particular manual example registers just 37 530 believed genuine miles at the time of cataloguing and is described by the vendor as being in good condition regarding its bodywork paintwork engine transmission and interior. Whilst in the current ownership it has benefited from reconditioned carburettors replacement hood ignition system upgrade replacement of all cooling hoses and replacement steering rack. Riding on chrome wire wheels it is offered for sale with Swansea V5 and MOT certificate valid until June 2015. By 1971 Jaguar s jaw-dropping E-Type had been in production for a decade. Despite continual improvements new emissions legislation in the allimportant American market threatened to strangle the big cat s performance. Jaguar responded by giving its revered sports car fresh claws in the shape of a 5343cc V12 developed from the stillborn XJ13 Le Mans project car. The new engine was both effortlessly powerful and eerily refined. The turbine-like smoothness with which the engine provides a sustained shove in the back is almost uncanny the more so when one accelerates hard in top gear without even a gearchange to interrupt one s headlong dash into the distance . (Autocar 5th July 1973) With some 272bhp and 304lbft of 97 1923 BENTLEY 3 LITRE TOURER 111 ESTIMATE 80 000 120 000 REG NO CHASSIS Current ownership since 1959 and matching chassis engine numbers PD 7014 340 It was not the means whereby the 3-Litre Bentley performed but the manner in which it did it that endeared the car to sportsmen who took pride in their driving. The engine was remarkably flexible strong and reliable the gear ratios admirably chosen the handling excellent and the quality unremittingly high. So also was the price but an ever-growing reputation augmented by striking racing victories - including the Le Mans 24 hours of 1924 and 1927 - ensured its success Classic Sports Cars by Cyril Posthumus and David Hodges by Park Ward. Supplied new to J.D. Botterell Esq of Browns Effingham Surrey on August 28th 1923 it returned to the Cricklewood Works some twelve months later to be fitted with front wheel brakes. Acquired by J. Stableford Esq of Upper Brook St London W1 after 7 000 miles or so in 1928 the Bentley is known to have subsequently belonged to A.B. Stenhouse Esq of Greencroft Gardens London NW6 John Washbourn Eyre Esq of Portland Place London W1 and Major W. Hamilton of Kingstonupon-Thames before migrating northwards and into the care of D. Edwards Esq D.H. Shaw Esq A.A. Beard Esq Captain Hill Edward Gibson Esq. and the vendor who spotted it for sale in the Manchester Evening News during 1959 Upgraded to somewhere near Speed Model specification with a new camshaft re-bored block (enlarged to 81mm) high compression pistons and twin SU carburettors in 1933-1934 the 3 Litre still retained its original albeit dilapidated - bodywork into the 1960s. Concerned at the condition of the wings and dickey seat compartment the present owner commissioned a Cheadle-based coachbuilder to extend the main Park Ward tub aft of the doors 98 One of just 765 Bentley 3 Litres to be built on the Long Standard wheelbase (10ft 10in) chassis 340 was bodied as an extravagant Two-Seater plus Dickey 1923 BENTLEY 3 LITRE TOURER ESTIMATE 80 000 120 000 111 but ahead of the bulkhead so as to create a FourSeater Tourer. He also had a revised windscreen and bespoke petrol tank installed together with simpler cycle wings and adjustable aeroscreens etc. New gears were fitted to the steering box in a successful attempt to reduce the effort involved in low-speed manoeuvres (though the originals accompany the car should a new owner wish to reinstate them) while previous keepers had seen fit to modify the dashboard chrome-plate various fittings uprate the headlamps and add Andre Hartford Telecontrol shock absorbers. Pleasingly retaining its original engine crankcase (number 341) and a proportion of its original Park Ward coachwork chassis 340 has not possessed a valid tax disc since 31st October 1995. Not driven for at least a decade due to the vendor s poor eyesight the Bentley will require careful recommissioning overhauling prior to road use. Seemingly complete the 3 Litre sports a red enamel radiator badge 99 Autovac fuel feed twin ML Type CG4 magnetos and two spare wheels. The number 340 is visible to the front chassis cross member and a dumb iron inner face while the steering box is numbered as 337 . Unfortunately the vendor has lost the Bentley s paperwork. However a new UK V5C Registration Document has been applied for (which will be forwarded to the new owner) and Alan Bodfish of the Bentley Drivers Club has provided copies of the 3 Litre s factory service record together with a black and white photo depicting it in 1956. Coming to market for the first time in fifty-five years this venerable Bentley 3 Litre has the makings of an exciting project and is offered for sale with what the vendor believes to be the support brackets for its original wings. 1935 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II TOURER 112 ESTIMATE 15 000 25 000 REG NO CHASSIS BLE 689 91TA Last of the truly grand six-cylinder Rolls-Royces and indeed the final one to be overseen from start to finish by F. Henry Royce himself the Phantom II was introduced at the October 1929 Olympia Motor Show. Powered by a 7668cc OHV straight-six engine allied to four-speed manual transmission just 1 394 were made from 1929-1935. According to its accompanying copy chassis cards chassis 91TA was taken off test on 28th January 1935. Originally fitted with Enclosed Limousine coachwork by Barker the Rolls-Royce was supplied new to Mrs H. Mappin (of the jewellers Mappin & Webb). Thereafter the Phantom II is known to have passed to Messrs W.A. Truelove & Son of Sutton Surrey in 1947 and R.D. Kemble MD of Oahu Hawaii some nineteen years later. Repatriated by marque specialist The Real Car Co during the late 1990s it entered the current ownership shortly thereafter as a rolling chassis. Capable of moving under its own power chassis 91TA was entrusted to restorer Trevor Farrington of Nantwich (now Allostock) with instructions that it be re-bodied as a Four-Seater Open Tourer. Finished in Black over Yellow with Black leather upholstery the resultant coachwork has Brewster-esque overtones. Understood to have had attention paid to its cylinder head and blocks in the past the original engine (number FJ15) is currently seized. It is not known whether the straight-six s immobility is due to stuck piston rings or something more sinister. The Rolls-Royce has not possessed a valid tax disc since 30th September 2002 and will require careful recommissioning overhauling prior to road use. Unfortunately the vendor has lost the Phantom II s paperwork. However a new UK V5C Registration Document has been applied for (which will be forwarded to the new owner) and the RREC have kindly provided some copy chassis cards. A potentially rewarding project chassis 91TA has the makings of a very elegant motorcar. 100 Celebrating the 21st Year of H&H Classics CHRISTMAS GALA DINNER Tuesday 2nd December 2014 Reception and Private Viewing of Auction Cars from 6pm Cocktails at 7pm Three-Course Dinner at 8pm GUEST SPEAKERS E. Dean Butler Founder of Vision Express The Rt Hon Sir Greg Knight MP Chairman of the All Parliamentary Historic Vehicles Group Contact John Martin or Rory Hope on 01925 210035 as soon as possible or email your request to info 50 TICKETS ON SALE NOW Per Person First come first served C E L E B R AT I N G YEARS NOTES 102 NOTES 103 Notes for intending purchasers Prospective purchasers are respectfully advised to read the Terms and Conditions of Sale carefully before bidding on any lot as they form the terms of your contract with us whether or not you are a successful bidder. Admission H&H has the right at its sole discretion without assigning any reason whatsoever to refuse admission to any of its sales or indeed its premises by any person. The purchase of a catalogue does not constitute an entry ticket or guarantee entry. Bidder Registration To enable the Auctioneer to recognise bidders during the sale all intending buyers are required to complete a Bidder s Registration Form. This will enable you to bid at the sale by means of a number allocated to you. All prospective bidders must complete the form giving full identification and appropriate references and produce identification which will take the form of a current UK driving licence or passport. All Lots sold will be invoiced to the registered bidder. If you lose your catalogue or bidder s number please notify reception immediately. References Prospective Purchasers should supply banker s references and these should be supplied in time to allow them to be taken up prior to the sale. Failure to comply with this could result in a facility to bid being withdrawn. Currency Converter Solely for the convenience of bidders a currency converter is provided at H&H sales. The rates quoted for conversion of other currencies to pounds sterling are indicative only and we will not be responsible for any errors inaccuracies or omissions in the currency converter. Damage Any visitor to our premises or auction venue will be held liable for all damage caused however so effected and shall reimburse H&H or its agents for all costs and expenses relating to the rectification of such damage. Insurance A representative of Footman James Insurance Services will be in attendance and will be pleased to advise buyers in this area. Please be reminded that the insurance is the buyer s responsibility from the fall of the hammer. Injury H&H shall be under no liability for any injury damage or loss sustained by any person while on the Auctioneers premises (including any premises where a sale may be conducted or where a Lot or a part of a Lot may be on view from time to time) except for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the Auctioneers or its employees and agents in the course of their duties to the Auctioneers. Bidding Increments In the case of Commission Telephone and Live and On-line Internet bidding the following increments will apply. 1 000 - 2 000 2 000 - 5 000 5 000 - 10 000 10 000 - 20 000 20 000 - 50 000 50 000 - 100 000 Over 100 000 100 200 300 500 1 000 2 000 3 000 5 000 At the Auctioneers discretion Premium Purchasers are reminded that a Buyers Premium is payable on all lots and is subject to VAT at the prevailing rate. The rates are as follows Motor Cars 12% (minimum of 150) Registrations 12% (minimum of 50) Motorcycles 12% (minimum of 50) Bicycles 12% (minimum of 10) Automobilia 12% (minimum of 5) Warranty H&H is acting as the agent of the Seller in offering his lot for sale by auction. We cannot and do not inspect each lot in detail to verify the Seller s description - often we only see it shortly before the Sale. Therefore we cannot and do not take responsibility for the condition of the lot or the accuracy of its description. This is the reason for our very specific terms as to roadworthiness (Condition 19.1) and absence of warranties (Condition 12.1) which intending purchasers should read carefully. Commission Telephone Bids We will execute commission bids when instructed. Lot(s) will be bought as cheaply as is allowed by other bids and reserves. References are required by either method and interested bidders are required to pay a refundable deposit of approximately 10% of the intended bid amount. Payment For immediate clearance of Lot(s) full payment must be made to H&H Classics Limited by means of Banker s Draft Building Society Cheque Maestro Solo Visa Debit or Visa Electron Cash up to 9 000 or Interbank Transfer by 12.00 noon the day following the sale. Payment by credit card is acceptable but is subject to a surcharge of 2.5% plus VAT on the Total Amount Due. In any event purchasers are reminded that clearance of Lot(s) may only be effected once we have received cleared funds in our account. For Purchaser s wishing to pay by bank transfer our bank account details are as follows Account Name H&H Classics Limited IBAN Number GB98NWBK01091771060480 Swift Code NWBKGB2L Account Number 71060480 Branch Sort Code 01-09-17 Bank Nat West Warrington Racing Cars & Documentation Buyers are reminded that the presence of an old HVIF (FIA papers) or other documentation does not constitute a promise on behalf of the MSA or other issuing authority that they will be re-issued on demand. A car s application for a Historic Technical Passport will be subject to the prevailing regulation in Appendix K and can be reviewed much the same way Veteran Cars can be re-dated as new information comes to light. The Issuing Authority can refuse to issue new papers. Any prospective purchaser should check the position of this car PRIOR to bidding. Veteran Car Club of Great Britain Dating Plates and Certificates When mention is made of the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain Dating Plates and Certificates in this catalogue it should be borne in mind that the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain does from time to time review cars already dated and in some instances where fresh evidence becomes available alter the date. Whilst the Club makes every effort to ensure accuracy the date shown on the Dating Plate or Dating Certificate cannot be guaranteed as correct and intending purchasers should make their own enquiries as to the date of the car. 104 Export Licence Dates Export licences may be required for any lot manufactured or produced 50 years or more prior to the date of export from the U.K. It is the responsibility of the buyer to obtain the licence and correct documentation prior to the exportation of the lot. Removal of Lots A representative of our preferred transport provider Kent Vale will be present at the sale to assist with any transport requirements. All lots are held at the purchaser s risk at the fall of the hammer and must be removed not later than 1pm on the day following the sale. Please note if lot(s) are not removed by then the following charges will apply Motor Cars Charges are 175 per vehicle for removal and 10 per day for storage for the first 14 days and 30 per week after then. Motorcycles Charges are 60 per bike for removal and 5 per day for storage for the first 14 days and 15 per week after then. Bicycles Charges are 20 per bike for removal and 3 per day for storage for the first 14 days and 8 per week after then. Automobilia Automobilia Charges for these items are determined by size and weight A - the standard charge and will not be marked in the sales catalogue - 8 uplift and 1 per day storage B - larger items and marked in the sales catalogue - 20 uplift 2 per day storage C - the largest items marked in the sales catalogue - 50 uplift 5 per day storage R - items needing to be Referred for individual quotations marked R in the sales catalogue All charges quoted are subject to VAT and may be subject to change. Competition History and Vehicle Identity H&H cannot check or verify the authenticity of the chassis or VIN number under which a vehicle is offered but relies on the Seller s description. Buyers should take particular care to verify in advance the authenticity of a vehicle that is claimed to have important racing rallying or ex-works history as it was common in period for a competition car of a single identity to have more than one chassis body or other mechanical components. This may have happened several times both in a car s works career and thereafter in private owner hands. Sometimes works cars were fitted with different registration plates so that a car could meet a particular event s start date deadline. These historical factors may lead to there being in existence multiple and competing claimants to the same vehicle identity. Terms and conditions of business TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF AUCTION SALE These conditions apply to all sales held by H&H Classics Limited in England and Wales to the exclusion of all other Terms and Conditions and no alteration or modification to these Conditions will be binding on H&H Classics Limited unless accepted in writing by them. Your attention is specifically drawn to the Notes for Intending Purchasers published immediately before the Terms and Conditions of Business in the catalogue. DEFINITIONS In these Terms and Conditions the following words and expressions shall unless the context otherwise requires have the following meanings Auctioneer means H&H Classics Limited whose Registered Office is at 8 Eastway Sale Cheshire UK M33 4DX company number 02852199 and Auctioneer means its representative who actually conducts the sale. Bidders Registration Form means the form to be completed by each bidder pursuant to Condition 12.5. The Buyer is the only person whose bid is accepted by the Auctioneer to conclude the contract for the purchase of a Lot. Buyer s Commission shall have the meaning given in Condition 14. Catalogue includes any advertisement brochure estimate price list and other publication generated or published by or on behalf of the Auctioneer in relation to a sale. Contract means the contract formed pursuant to these Conditions between any of the Seller the Buyer and the Auctioneer. Entry Form means the form to be completed by the Seller as to each separate Lot pursuant to Condition 1.1. Estimated Value means the value given by the Seller in the Entry Form as the Estimated Value of the vehicle and if more than one value is given the higher of those values. Expenses in relation to a Lot means the Auctioneer s charges and expenses for illustrations special advertising packing freight transport storage and any other charges and expenses of that Lot (other than the commission) plus VAT on any of them. The charges for uplifting an item either sold or unsold into storage with charges are as follows Motor Cars Uplift - 175 Storage - 10 per day for the first fourteen days or part thereof and 30 per week or part thereof thereafter (subject to change without notice). Motorcycles Uplift - 60 Storage - 5 per day for the first fourteen days or part thereof and 12 per week or part thereof thereafter (subject to change without notice). Bicycles Uplift - 20 Storage - 3 per day for the first fourteen days or part thereof and 8 per week of part thereof thereafter (subject to change without notice). Automobilia Motobilia Charges for these items are determined by size and weight A - the standard charge and will not be marked in the sales catalogue - 8 uplift and 1 per day storage (subject to change without notice). B - larger items and marked in the sales catalogue - 20 uplift 2 per day storage (subject to change without notice). C - the largest items marked in the sales catalogue - 50 uplift 5 per day storage (subject to change without notice). R - items needing to be Referred for individual quotations marked R in the sales catalogue (subject to change without notice). Hammer Price means the price in sterling at which a Lot is knocked down by the Auctioneer to the Buyer at the fall of the hammer. Lot means any item or items consigned with a view to its or their sale at auction. Premises means the place at which the Auctioneer are conducting that particular sale. Reserve means the minimum Hammer Price (if any) agreed between the Auctioneer and the Seller at which the Lot may be sold. The Sale means the auction sale in respect of which the Lot is consigned for sale. 105 Terms and conditions of business (continued) Sale Proceeds means the net amount payable by the Auctioneer to the Seller being the Hammer Price less the sum of the commission the expenses the entry fee (if not already paid) and the VAT chargeable on any of them. Seller means the person who offers the Lot for sale whether or not he is the true owner and shall include the Agent as well as the Principal. Seller s Commission means commission payable by the Seller pursuant to Condition 6. Stated rates means the usual rates of Commission Entry Fees and any other charges for the time being plus the VAT chargeable on any of them. The current rates are as follows Motor Cars 12% to the Buyer 5% to the Seller (minimum 150 to both parties) Entry Fee - 100 for a standard catalogue entry 200 for a premium catalogue entry 400 for a deluxe catalogue entry Motorcycles 12% to the Buyer 10% to the Seller (minimum 50 to both parties) Entry Fee - 50 for a standard catalogue entry 100 for a premium catalogue entry 150 for a deluxe catalogue entry Registration Numbers 12% to the Buyer 10% to the Seller (minimum 50 to both parties) Entry fee - 50 Bicycles 12% to the Buyer (minimum of 10) Seller s charges available on application Automobilia Motobilia 12% to the Buyer (minimum of 5) Seller s charges available on application Total amount due means the Hammer Price in respect of the Lot sold plus the Buyer s commission and additional charges and expenses due from a defaulting Buyer under these Conditions plus VAT chargeable on any of them expressed in sterling. Usual Charges means the total of the Commissions Entry Fees and any other reasonable costs and expenses plus VAT payable thereon. VAT means UK Value Added Tax at the prevailing rate from time to time. Vehicles includes where appropriate incomplete vehicles. CONDITIONS MAINLY CONCERNING SELLERS AND CONSIGNORS 1.1 An Entry Form in respect of each Lot must be completed fully and accurately with an honest description of the Lot signed and dated by the Seller and accompanied by the Entry Fee when the Lot is entered. The Auctioneer may at any time ratify an incomplete form. 1.2 Any documentation pertaining to the Lot must be sent with the Entry Form to the Auctioneer s office or in any event delivered with the Lot to the Premises. The Contract between the Seller and the Auctioneer will be formed when the Auctioneer receives a signed Entry Form for the Lot whether by hand post fax email or by any other means and whether or not the Entry Fee for that Lot has been paid and whether or not the Form has been signed by the Auctioneer. 1.3 All relevant matters pertaining to the Lot such as a financial encumbrance serious accident damage or other factors affecting value which are known to the Seller must be stated on the Entry Form. If a sale is lost because of the failure of the Seller to disclose to the Auctioneer all information which may reasonably be expected to affect the provenance title value or any other aspect of the Lot the Auctioneer will charge and the Seller must pay the stated rates (both to Seller and Buyer) plus VAT. 2.1 The Auctioneer shall have absolute discretion whether or not to accept any Lot for sale and shall be entitled to select the auction place date catalogue placement and photographs for the Lot. 2.2 The Seller gives the Auctioneer full and absolute right to photograph and illustrate any Lot placed in its hands for sale and to use such photographs and illustrations as are provided by the Seller at any time at its absolute discretion (whether or not in connection with the Sale) with indemnity against copyright infringement. 2.3 The Seller is wholly responsible for the factual accuracy of and for any judgments or opinions expressed in the catalogue description of each Lot entered by him and for any error misstatement or omission of information in that description. Whether the description has been prepared by the Auctioneer or the Seller a copy of the typed text will be provided to the Seller within a reasonable time prior to the Auction and unless the Seller reacts with comments or changes prior to the Auction the Auctioneer may treat that description as accepted by the Seller. 3.1 The Seller warrants to the Auctioneer and to the Buyer either that he is the true owner of the Lot or that he is duly authorised to sell the Lot by the true owner and is able to transfer or procure transfer of good and marketable title to the Lot free from a third party claims or encumbrances. 3.2 In the event of an unsettled hire purchase finance agreement or any other charge or lien affecting the Lot the Auctioneer reserves the right to settle the amount due of such charges not exceeding the Sale Proceeds and if the Sale Proceeds are less than the charges outstanding the Seller will be responsible for the settlement of the balance forthwith. There will be a charge of 75 plus VAT for this service. 3.3 Each Lot in the condition as described on the Entry Form and with all keys spare or extra items and documents shall be delivered to the Premises at the expense of the Seller. The Seller of a Lot not held by the Auctioneer at the Premises or under its control warrants and undertakes to the Auctioneer that the Lot will be made available and in a deliverable state at the time stated by the Auctioneer. 3.4 The Seller shall indemnify both the Auctioneer its Employees and Agents and the Buyer separately against all payments costs expenses demands or any loss or damage whatsoever and wheresoever incurred or suffered by any of them in respect of any breach of these Conditions on the part of the Seller. 4.1 The Seller shall be entitled prior to the sale to place a Reserve on any Lot this being the minimum Hammer Price at which the Auctioneer is authorised to sell that Lot and to make its usual charges. A Reserve once placed by the Seller shall not be changed without the consent of the Auctioneer. 4.2 The Auctioneer may at its option sell the Lot at a Hammer Price below the Reserve but in any such case the Sale Proceeds to which the Seller is entitled shall be the same as if the sale had been at Reserve. 4.3 Where no Reserve has been placed on the Lot the Auctioneer shall in no way be liable should the Lot be purchased for a price below the lowest estimated selling price. In any event any written or oral estimate of likely selling price given by the Auctioneer is an expression of opinion only and may not be relied upon by the Seller nor give rise to any claim. 4.4 If a Reserve is placed by the Seller in a currency other than Pounds Sterling such a Reserve shall be calculated and converted into Sterling at the spot rate of exchange quoted to the Auctioneer by the National Westminster Bank Plc at close of business on the last banking day prior to the date of the Sale. The certificate in writing of the Auctioneer as to such rate shall be conclusive. 4.5 Where a Reserve has been placed only the Auctioneer may bid on that Lot on behalf of the Seller. Should the Seller buy in his own Lot the Seller must pay to the Auctioneer its stated rates (both Seller and Buyer) before the Lot is removed. 5.1 The Seller may by notice to the Auctioneer withdraw the Lot from the Auction. If the Seller does so he shall be liable to pay the Auctioneer the stated rate of the Seller s and Buyer s commission calculated on the estimated value of the Lot that the Auctioneer would have received had the Lot been sold for the estimated value. For the purposes of this clause the estimated value shall be the higher of - 106 (a) the Seller s estimate of value as previously notified to the Auctioneer or if more than one figure the highest figure or if none (b) the value estimated in the catalogue or if more than one figure is given the highest figure or if none (c) the Auctioneer s reasonable estimate of its value (d) plus VAT on such fee in either case and expenses 5.2 In the event that the Seller withdraws the Lot from the Auction the Seller shall arrange for the collection removal of the Lot at his own expense within 2 working days after the date of withdrawal provided that the Seller may not collect the Lot unless or until any withdrawal fee payable under Conditions 5.1 shall have been paid in full and any storage charges have been met by the Seller. 6. The Seller authorises the Auctioneer to deduct from the Hammer Price commission at the Stated Rate subject to the relevant minimum commission for each Lot plus Expenses and VAT on both. The Seller acknowledges the Auctioneer s right to charge and retain the Buyer s Premium also in accordance with Condition 14. 7. The Seller of a Lot which is a road going means of transport warrants and undertakes to the Auctioneer that as at the date of the Sale either (a) the Lot will be VAT paid in the EU and registered in the UK will be lawfully usable on the public road complying with the provisions of current Road Traffic Legislation and all relevant regulations made thereunder and any statutory modifications thereof and there is or will be in force an MOT Certificate required in relation to such use or (alternatively) (b) the Seller has notified the Auctioneer that the Lot does not or will not meet these requirements and cannot legally be used on the road. 8. The Seller hereby agrees to indemnify the Auctioneer its Agents and Employees against any and all claims liability or damage and all related costs and expenses arising out of the proper execution by the Auctioneer of their obligations to the Seller under these Conditions and in particular against any liability or claim which may be incurred by the Auctioneer as a result of any defect in the Lot whether proving dangerous to human life or health or otherwise giving rise to a claim against the Auctioneer or as a result of any default by the Seller or any breach of any of the warranties or undertakings herein by the Seller. 9.1 Where any Lot fails to sell the Auctioneer shall notify the Seller accordingly. The Seller shall make arrangements either for the Auctioneer to re-offer that Lot for sale or forthwith to collect the Lot and to pay the Expenses. If such arrangements are not made (a) by 1pm on the day following the date of the Sale the Seller shall be responsible for the costs of any removal storage and other expenses related to that Lot (b) within 3 months after formal notification by the Auctioneer to the Seller the Auctioneer shall have the right (pursuant to the Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 or any legislation that re-enacts or replaces it) to sell the Lot by private treaty or at public auction without reserve and to deduct from the Hammer Price or price received any sum owing to the Auctioneer including (without limitation) removal storage and insurance expenses the Expenses of both auctions Commission at the Stated Rate on the sale and all other reasonable expenses before remitting the balance to the Seller or if he cannot be traced placing it in a bank account in the name of the Auctioneer on behalf of the Seller. 9.2 If the Seller later sells the Lot as a result of its exposure at the auction the Auctioneer will be entitled to their normal commission. In any event the Auctioneer will be entitled to try and effect a sale as the Seller s agent within 14 days after the date of the auction (that time limit does not apply to a sale by the Seller). If the Auctioneer does so sell the Lot they will also be entitled to their normal commission. 10.1 Where a Lot is sold the Auctioneer shall initiate payment by bank transfer of the Sale Proceeds to the Seller 3 working days after the Auctioneers have received in cleared funds the Total Amount Due from the Buyer. Should no bank details be provided by the seller the Auctioneer will effect payment by sending its cheque drawn in favour of the Seller 8 working days after receipt of cleared funds by first class mail at the Seller s risk. 10.2 If before the Total Amount Due is paid by the Buyer (whether or not because the Auctioneer has given credit terms to the Buyer) the Auctioneer pays to the Seller an amount equal to the net Sale Proceeds title in the Lot shall pass from the Seller to the Auctioneer. 10.3 In the case of overseas Sellers the Sale Proceeds will be paid to the Seller either in Sterling or in such other currency available to the Auctioneer as may have been agreed in writing between the Seller and the Auctioneer before the date of the Sale. The Auctioneer shall calculate the rate of exchange for the Sale Proceeds by reference to the spot rate of exchange quoted by the National Westminster Bank Plc at close of business on the date of the Sale whichever is more favourable to the auctioneer. 10.4 If the Auctioneer receives notice of any dispute related to a sold Lot before the Sale Proceeds have been remitted to the Seller the Auctioneer may withhold payment from the Seller until it thinks fit or until the Dispute is resolved whichever is earlier. 10.5 The Auctioneer retains the right to withhold partial or total payment for any Lot if items committed to the Sale by the Seller and sold as part of the Lot including any relevant documents have not been delivered by the Seller. 10.6 The Seller shall maintain their insurance of the Lot until they are in receipt of the Sale Proceeds 11.1 If the Buyer fails to pay the Auctioneer the total Amount due within 21 days after the Sale the Auctioneer will notify the Seller and take the Seller s instructions as to the appropriate course of action. So far as in the Auctioneer s opinion it is practicable the Auctioneer will at the Seller s expense assist the Seller to recover the Total Amount Due from the Buyer but the Auctioneer shall be under no obligation to institute proceedings in its own name. 11.2 If circumstances outside the Auctioneer s control do not permit the Auctioneer to take instructions from the Seller the Seller hereby authorises the Auctioneer at the Seller s expense to agree special terms for payment of the total Amount Due to remove store and insure the Lot sold to settle claims made against the Buyer or the Seller on such terms as the Auctioneer shall in its absolute discretion think fit to take such steps as are necessary to collect the monies due by the Buyer to the Seller and if necessary to rescind the sale and refund money to the Buyer. CONDITIONS MAINLY CONCERNING THE BUYER 12.1 Any motor vehicle is sold as a collector s item and not as a means of transport. Buyers are specifically warned that any vehicle sold as such may well have had parts replaced and paint renewed or be made up of parts from other vehicles the condition of which may be difficult to establish. The Auctioneer has to rely on information as to the date condition and authenticity provided by the Seller and does not provide its own description and does not and cannot undertake its own inspection of vehicles or other Lot and it is the responsibility of the Buyer to ensure that the Lot conforms to the description in the catalogue. 12.2 The Buyer shall be the person making the highest bid at or over Reserve (if any) that is accepted by the Auctioneer and the Contract shall be concluded at the fall of the hammer. The Auctioneer shall have the absolute discretion to settle any dispute related to bidding at the Sale. All sales are deemed not to be sales in the course of a business unless notified to the contrary. 12.3 Every bidder shall be deemed to act as a principal unless the Auctioneer has prior to the auction date acknowledged (either by acceptance of the Bidder s Registration Form which discloses the true principal or otherwise in writing) that the bidder is acting as agent on behalf of a disclosed principal. 12.4 The Auctioneer may in its absolute discretion refuse to accept any bid advance the bidding as it may decide withdraw or divide any Lot combine any two or more Lots and in the case of dispute may put up any Lot for auction again. 12.5 A prospective bidder should register his intention to bid for a Lot by completing fully and signing a Bidder s Registration Form prior to executing his bid. If this has not been completed before the fall of the hammer the Buyer shall forthwith complete the Bidder s Registration Form. The Bidder shall also provide photographic identification. Failure to do so shall not invalidate the sale unless the Auctioneer in its absolute discretion so decides. 12.6 Any bid which fails to reach the Reserve may be submitted by the Auctioneer to the Seller and if the Seller accepts that bid the Lot will be deemed to have been sold to the Buyer at the sum bid at the 107 Terms and conditions of business (continued) fall of the hammer and the normal Terms and Conditions will apply to that sale. 13.1 Where a Lot is illustrated by a photograph in the case of a vehicle with a registration number visible that number will not be transferred with the vehicle to the Buyer unless the registration particulars appear in the written part of the description and the transfer has been authorised by the Seller. If the vehicle is sold to the Buyer before the formalities of the allocation of a different registration number to that vehicle are completed with the DVLA the Buyer accepts that he will take all steps necessary to co-operate with either the Seller or the Auctioneer to have the number re-transferred to the Seller or as may be and will take no steps to register the vehicle with the number in his name. 13.2 Whilst the interests of prospective Buyers are best served by personal attendance at the Sale the Auctioneers will if so instructed execute bids on their behalf. Neither the Auctioneer nor its Employees or Agents will be responsible for any error or default in doing so or in failing altogether to do so. Where the Auctioneer executes bids on behalf of an absent bidder each Lot will be bought as cheaply as is allowed by other bids and any relevant Reserve. 14. The Buyer shall pay to the Auctioneer in respect of each Lot the Buyer s Commission calculated on the Hammer Price at the stated rates as set out above. 15. Where a Lot is described in the Catalogue or announced at the time of Sale as being subject to VAT on import VAT will be payable in addition to the Hammer Price (which VAT may or may not be refundable by HM Customs & Excise on proof of export). 16.1 Upon the sale of a Lot the Buyer shall 16.2 Unless he has already done so complete a Bidder s Registration Form as in Condition 12.5 above 16.3 Pay to the Auctioneer the total amount due at latest by midday on the day after the Sale notwithstanding that where the Buyer wishes to export the Lot an export licence may be required which must be obtained by the Buyer at his own cost 16.4 Accept that any payments received by the Auctioneer from a Buyer may be applied by the Auctioneer towards any sums owing from that Buyer to the Auctioneer on any account whatsoever without regard to any directions of the Buyer or his agent whether express or implied. 17.1 Until the total amount due has been received by the Auctioneer (a) title in a Lot shall not pass to the Buyer but the risk shall (b) no Lot may be taken away by or on behalf of the Buyer. 17.2 The Buyer shall be responsible for any removal storage and insurance charges and any other Expenses on any Lot not paid for and taken away by 1pm on the day following the day of the sale. 18.1 If a Buyer fails either to pay for or to take away any Lot the Auctioneer may without further notice to the Buyer at its discretion and without prejudice to any other rights or remedies it may have exercise one or more of the following rights or remedies as may be relevant in relation to any and all remedies for non-payment that the Auctioneer may choose to exercise. The Buyer will pay to the Auctioneer all legal and other costs borne by it on a full indemnity basis. 18.2 To charge interest at a rate not exceeding 3% per month over Natwest Bank s base rate on so much of the total amount due as remains unpaid after the date and time referred to in condition 16.3 for the first two months. After that period of time to charge interest at a rate not exceeding 1.75% per month over Natwest Bank s base rate on so much of the total amount due as remains unpaid after the date and time referred to in condition 16.3. 18.3 To issue proceedings against the Buyer for payment of the total amount due and or for damages for breach of contract. If the Seller decides to sell the Lot elsewhere the Auctioneer may proceed against the Buyer for the Commission which it would have earned both from the Seller and the Buyer together with VAT on both had the Buyer paid for the Lot in accordance with these Conditions. 18.4 To rescind the sale of that or any other Lots sold to the same Buyer at this or any other Sale in respect of which title has not passed. 18.5 To resell the Lot or cause it to be resold by public or private sale such that any deficiency in the total amount due resulting from such resale (after giving credit for any payment) together with the full costs incurred in connection with the Lots shall be paid to the Auctioneer by the Buyer any surplus in excess of the Sale Proceeds of that resale shall belong to the Seller. 18.6 To store the Lot at the sole expense of the Buyer and to release the Lot only after payment in full of the total amount due together with the accrued cost of the removal storage and insurance and all other expenses incurred in connection with the Lot. 18.7 To retain that or any other Lot sold to the Buyer at the same or any other auction and to release the same only after payment of the total amount due. 18.8 To apply by way of set-off any Sale Proceeds of any Lot then due or at any time thereafter becoming due to the Buyer towards settlement of the total amount due and expenses and the Auctioneer shall be entitled to a lien on any property of the Buyer which is in the Auctioneer s possession for any purpose. 18.9 To reject or ignore any bids made by or on behalf of the defaulting Buyer at any future sales or insist upon a cash deposit before accepting any bids in future. 19.1 All Lots are offered as seen with all faults and defects without any guarantee or warranty attaching thereto as to condition roadworthiness or otherwise and with all faults and defects whether apparent upon examination or not. 19.2 In any event neither the Seller nor the Auctioneer shall be liable for any indirect or consequential loss whatsoever and the maximum liability of the Auctioneer together with its Employees and Agents in the event of any claim against them arising from the sale of any Lot shall be limited to the Hammer Price plus Buyer s Premium in respect of that Lot. GENERAL CONDITIONS 20. The Auctioneer in all respects acts and will be treated as agent for the Seller (except where the Auctioneer is expressly stated to be selling as principal) and is not responsible for any default by the Seller or the Buyer to the other party. 21. The Auctioneer will not accept any liability for damage sustained to a Lot that is attributable to members of the public or nonAuctioneer operatives during the Sale or any removable items left within lots during the same period. Any claims for damage and or lost items must be submitted to the Auctioneer in writing no later than 3 working days after the date of the Sale and include a valid quote for repair or replacement and digital photographs where applicable. 22. The Auctioneer shall have the right at its sole discretion without assigning any reason to refuse any person admission to its Premises or attendance at any of its Sales or to view any Lot. 23. Any notice by the Auctioneer to a Seller consignor prospective bidder or Buyer may be given by hand delivery by first class mail or by airmail or by fax or E-mail and if so given shall be deemed (unless shown to have been received earlier) to have been duly received by the addressee 36 hours after posting in the case of first class mail or airmail and 6 hours after transmission in the case of fax or email. In all cases it shall be sufficient for such notice to be delivered to the last known address of the recipient. 24. The copyright in all written matter and illustrations relating to Lots shall remain at all times the absolute property of the Auctioneer and any person wishing to use such materials or any part of them shall require the prior written consent of the Auctioneer. 25. If any Condition or part of a condition in these Terms shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable the validity or enforceability of the remaining Conditions will not thereby be affected. 26. These Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law. All transactions to which these Conditions apply and all matters connected therewith shall also be governed by English Law. Each of the Auctioneer the Seller the Buyer and any bidder hereby submits to non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. 108 NOTES 109 NOTES 110 NOTES 111 Vehicles in Today s Sale MOTORCYCLES Lot No. 20 1953 Ambassador Embassy MOTOR CARS Lot No. 60 44 52 86 32 21 102 55 94 18 57 34 30 100 69 38 111 97 27 93 106 11 41 53 78 91 51 87 71 16 19 4 31 63 89 1 42 112 1923 AC Royal 12hp Tourer 1989 AK 427 Cobra Evocaton 1972 Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV 1951 Allard K2 Roadster 1926 Armstrong Siddeley 14hp Chiltern Coupe 1952 Armstrong Siddeley Whitley 18hp Saloon 1958 Aston Martin DB MKIII Saloon 1995 Aston Martin DB7 1991 Aston Martin Virage 1965 Austin A40 MKII Historic Race Car 1938 Austin 20 6 Landaulette 1956 Austin FX3D Taxicab 1955 Austin-Healey 100 1966 Austin-Healey 3000 MkIII 1959 Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite 1989 Bentley Eight 1923 Bentley 3 Litre Tourer 1995 Bentley Turbo S 1961 Bentley S2 Saloon 2000 Bentley Arnage Red Label 1998 BMW Z3M 1967 Bristol 409 1926 Buick Standard Six Tourer 1974 Caterham Seven 1954 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup Truck 1950 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup Truck 1948 Chevrolet Fleetmaster Taxicab 1957 Chevrolet Corvette c.1937 Daimler 15hp Tourer 1962 Daimler SP250 Dart 1908 Darracq Type R 10 12hp 1924 Donnet-Zedel Type G Tourer 1973 Ferrari Daytona Spyder Evocation 1986 Ferrari 412 1992 Ferrari 348 TB 1989 Fiat 126 BIS 1959 Ford Thames 300E Vehicles in Today s Sale Lot No. 64 99 2 109 24 58 66 47 36 101 110 77 48 37 45 104 39 12 43 83 81 25 49 75 13 82 9 85 26 68 84 23 3 56 98 20 95 1973 Ford Escort Mexico 1972 Ford Mustang 1964 Ford Consul Cortina 1955 Ford Thunderbird 1931 Hillman Wizard Drophead Coupe 1966 IWR-Lotus Elan 1967 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Roadster 1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Coupe 1970 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Roadster 1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Roadster 1974 Jaguar E -Type V12 Roadster 1948 Jaguar MK IV 3.5 Litre Drophead Coupe 1958 Jaguar XK150 SE 3.4 Litre Fixed Head Coupe 1961 Jaguar XK150 SE 3.8 Litre Fixed Head Coupe 1985 Jaguar XJ-SC 5.3 1986 Jaguar XJ-SC 5.3 1989 Jaguar XJ-S 5.3 HE 1988 Jaguar XJ-S 5.3 Convertible 1991 Jaguar XJR-S 6.0 1988 Jaguar XJR-S 5.3 1956 Jaguar MK I 1967 Jaguar 420 1930 Lagonda 2 Litre Low Chassis Tourer 1938 Lagonda V12 Sports Saloon 1952 Lagonda 2.6 Litre Drophead Coupe 1992 Land Rover 90 Defender 1969 Land Rover 88 1981 Leyland Mini Special 1902 Locke Puritan Runabout 1968 Lotus Elan S3 SE Convertible 1968 Lotus Super Seven S2 1984 Lotus Esprit Turbo 1990 Maserati Biturbo 1960 Mercedes-Benz L311 LWB Truck 1993 Mercedes-Benz SL 320 1994 Mercedes-Benz S 600 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250 SL 113 Lot No. 88 79 5 103 40 22 107 7 14 8 67 17 72 29 70 46 33 96 74 92 80 6 50 62 35 61 76 112 73 90 108 105 15 54 59 65 28 10 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL-24 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL 1984 Mercedes-Benz 420 SL 1979 Mercedes-Benz 450 SL 1980 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL 1990 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC 1958 MG A 1500 Coupe 1979 MG B GT 1934 MG PA 1935 MG PA Four-Seater Tourer 1954 MG TF 1250 1954 MG TF 1250 1952 MG TD MK II 2005 Morgan Roadster 3.0 V6 1938 Morgan 4 4 1993 NG TC 1968 Porsche 912 1976 Porsche 912 E 1987 Porsche 924 Carrera GT Evocation 1987 Porsche 928 S4 1911 Regal Model N Underslung 2002 Renault Clio V6 1973 Rolls-Royce Corniche 1979 Rolls-Royce Corniche II 2003 Rolls-Royce Phantom 1935 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Tourer 1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud 1954 Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn 1991 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur II 1980 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II 1949 Singer Nine 4A Tourer 1950 Singer Nine 4A Tourer 1998 Southern Roadcraft 427 Cobra Evocation 1919 Stanley 735B Tourer 1948 Triumph 2000 Roadster 1969 Vauxhall Viva HB 90 Deluxe Estate The Pavilion Gardens Auction BUXTON WEDNESDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 2014 Ford Escort RS Cosworth sold for over 30 000 As H&H have been holding classic car auctions at The Pavilion Gardens for twenty one years it has become our spiritual home and has attracted a strong following from private collectors and trade buyers. A wide range of vehicles is always on offer at our Buxton sale and recent results from the July sale include a 1996 Ford Escort RS Cosworth which Triumph TR3A sold for over 23 000 sold for over 30 000 a 1960 Triumph TR3A for 23 520 and a 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL for over 63 000. FURTHER ENTRIES ARE INVITED Please send photographs and information on your motor car to info and one of our team of specialists Mercedes-Benz 280SL sold for 63 000 will get in touch with you to discuss how we can help. T 44 (0)1925 210035 E info W Free Auction Valuations Jewellery Silver Watches & Coins Inviting Entries for our Autumn Calendar Sold for 23 500 Come and meet our specialists at one of our valuation days around the country Visit for more details Our specialists are also available for home visits in your area. We offer expert advice on all areas of the Fine Art & Antiques market including jewellery silver coins books paintings furniture clocks ceramics Asian art medals and militaria. For more information please contact info 020 3291 2835 Part of The Stanley Gibbons Group plc If undelivered please return to Haslam Printers Ltd Standish Street Chorley Lancashire PR7 3AJ 2014 Auction Calendar 12th November 3rd December The Pavilion Gardens Chateau Impney PLEASE NOTE Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these particulars no responsibility is taken for error omission or mis-statement. Imperfections not stated. Photographs of lots may not be of actual item described. Buyers should satisfy themselves prior to bidding as to the condition of each lot and should exercise and rely on their own judgement as to whether the lot accords with its description or not. H&H Classics Limited The Motor House Lyncastle Road Appleton Warrington WA4 4SN Telephone 44 (0) 1925 21 00 35 Fax 08458 33 44 33 Email info