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The Imperial War Museum Duxford Auction Wednesday 12th October Contacts & Auction Information HEAD OFFICE The Motor House Lyncastle Road Warrington Cheshire WA4 4SN T 44 (0) 1925 210035 F 44 (0) 1925 269631 E info BUYERS PREMIUM PRIVATE SALE SHOWROOM La Source Churt Road Hindhead Surrey GU26 6NL T 44 (0) 1428 607899 BID ONLINE AUCTION VENUE Imperial War Museum Duxford Cambridgeshire CB22 4QR AUCTION VIEWING Tuesday 11th October from 12pm to 6pm Wednesday 12th October from 9am Motorcycles 12% Automobilia 12% Motor Cars 12% MOTOR CAR SALE Wednesday 12th October at 1pm MOTORCYCLE SALE Wednesday 12th October at 10.30am 2 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Dear Friends of H&H I write to introduce myself personally as the new Managing Director of H&H Classics. Simon Hope is now Chairman and remains our chief auctioneer. I look forward to meeting you face-to-face at our future sales and events and to discuss your requirements. This sale at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford will be the first opportunity for a chat. Last year we became one of just five auction houses in the world to have sold a classic car for more than 10m providing the RNLI with the biggest bequest in their history. Our ability to market cars internationally is evident in our media coverage (providing millions of readers viewers for a variety of vehicles) and in the growing number of foreign buyers attending our sales. Interest in classic car and motorcycle collecting as a hobby has never been higher and now it is also seen as one of the most accepted classes of alternative investment. We would be happy to advise you on both of these aspects. In the past twelve months it has become evident that the market has softened. The financial crisis of 2008 triggered a period of sustained growth whereby the prices paid for many collector cars reached levels which astonished even those who had been involved in the industry for decades. The current readjustment is good news for the market s long term health and the best of the best examples are continuing to sell well at every price level. Our eight car and motorcycle sales a year at the Imperial War Museum Duxford Donington Park and Chateau Impney provide something for everyone with modestly priced vehicles right up to those valued in millions. Besides auctions H&H Classics also provides a private sale facility as well as valuations and storage. And we plan to add even more services both online and offline for the enthusiast in the future. We work hard to add value and enjoyment to every aspect of buying and selling collector cars and motorcycles. H&H is on the march. We now have a network of European and Middle Eastern agents who are consigning cars and bringing in new high net worth buyers to our sales. We have just announced a new partnership in Scotland with the leading auction house north of the border Lyon & Turnbull. In the remaining months of 2016 we will be holding events at a variety of interesting venues Buckingham Palace on October 15th to help celebrate HM The Queen s 90th birthday the Warren Golf Estate in Essex on September 25th and Auctions in Duxford Donington and Chateau Impney. Plans for 2017 are already fixed amongst others a Concours next May at a National Garden Scheme home to celebrate the 90th birthday of that organisation and an auction at the RAC s country estate Woodcote Park. I hope to see you at one or more of these venues. Dominic Lyncker - Managing Director H&H Classics 3 TUESDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2016 The Chateau Impney Christmas Gala Dinner Private Viewing of Auction from 6pm Three-Course Dinner at 8pm Special Guest Speaker Chris Barrie 60 PER PERSON FIRST COME FIRST SERVED Tickets on sale now Chateau Impney Hotel & Exhibition Centre Droitwich Spa Worcestershire WR9 0BN Contact our Head Office on 44 (0)1925 210035 or email info to order your tickets Early Bird tickets on sale now for reduced price of 60 until 12th October 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 to 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 We reserve the right to request banker s references from prospective purchasers 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 the 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 provided by our partner Currency Solutions. We will not be responsible for any errors inaccuracies or omissions in the currency converter. Currency Solutions bank beating rates could end up saving you up to 5% on the cost of your sale or acquisition. Additionally they can fix exchange rates on the hammer removing the risk of foreign exchange losses in the days after the auction. For further information please contact 44 (0) 207 740 0000. 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. Bidding Increments In the case of Commission Telephone and Live and On-line Internet bidding the following increments will apply. 1 000 - 2 000 100 2 000 - 5 000 200 300 500 5 000 - 10 000 10 000 - 20 000 1 000 20 000 - 50 000 2 000 3 000 50 000 - 100 000 5 000 Over 100 000 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% Registrations 12% Motorcycles 12% Bicycles 12% Automobilia 12% 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 make reasonable efforts to execute commission and telephone bids when instructed provided they are received by 5pm the day before the Sale. Lot(s) will be bought as cheaply as is allowed by other bids and reserves. Where more than one commission bid is submitted at the same winning amount the commission bid submitted to the Auctioneer first will be the winning bid. We reserve the right to request 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 IBAN Number Swift Code Account Number Branch Sort Code Bank H&H Classics Limited GB98NWBK01091771060480 NWBKGB2L 71060480 01-09-17 Nat West Warrington 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 the Lot 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. 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 providers E.M. Rogers and Chas Mortimer 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 standard charges as stated in our Terms and Conditions will apply. Vehicle Identity and Competition History 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. The Auctioneer 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 vehicle of a single identity to have more than one chassis body or other mechanical components. This may have happened several times both in a vehicle s works career and thereafter in private owner hands. Sometimes works vehicles were fitted with different registration plates so that a vehicle 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. 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 5 MOTORCYCLES 1 1970 YAMAHA RD350 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE R5002346 R5002346 5 1975 BMW R90 6 REGISTRATION HJG439N FRAME ENGINE 9 4051486 4051486 1939 NORTON ES2 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE RPM010854 A34728 Original bike Matching numbers Collectable Matching numbers Restored in 2003 Huge history file In running order Comprehensive spares package including BMW panniers Last of the civilian bikes produced before WW2 Unusual Mk2 rear suspension set up May require some light recommissioning ESTIMATE 1000 - 1500 ESTIMATE 5500 - 6000 ESTIMATE 8000 - 10000 2 1969 BSA A65 LIGHTNING REGISTRATION RRL 23G FRAME ENGINE 6 CC19197A6SL A652943 2000 HONDA GL1500SE GOLD WING REGISTRATION W773DUA FRAME ENGINE 1HFSC2239YA203564 SC22E5006212 10 1972 YAMAHA RT2 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE RT1121583 RT1121583 Family owned for last 10 years Original bike Deceased estate May require some light recommissioning Rare 25th Anniversary Model Very low mileage Described by the vendor as being in excellent overall condition Completely original bike From a private collection Very low miles ESTIMATE 4000 - 5000 ESTIMATE 6500 - 7500 ESTIMATE 1700 - 2000 3 1969 HONDA Z50A K1 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE Z50A-227401 Z50AE-218583 7 1994 HONDA CBX1000 REGISTRATION YRP304W FRAME ENGINE SC062302245 SC03E-2305069 11 1974 KAWASAKI F-11 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE F113274 F11E-32753 Early model From a private collection In running order Pattern exhaust fitted otherwise perfect original condition Completely original bike From a private collection Stunning condition ESTIMATE 1700 - 2000 ESTIMATE 7000 - 8000 ESTIMATE 2000 - 2500 4 1972 SUZUKI GT750 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE GT750-11461 Not Visible 8 1958 TRITON 6T REGISTRATION 357 XUE FRAME ENGINE N1476023 P12723 12 1979 KAWASAKI KH250 REGISTRATION VCO 72V FRAME ENGINE KH250B-025374 S1E055175 Original first production model Displayed in Japanese museum for 30 years Will need recommissioning Period built bike Norton Featherbed frame and Triumph 650 with twin carbs 1 000 miles run since engine re build 12 Volt electrics Cosmetic restoration In running order Very collectable 2 stroke triple ESTIMATE 6500 - 7500 ESTIMATE 6000 - 7000 ESTIMATE 2000 - 2500 6 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 13 1951 VESPA 125 LOW LIGHT REGISTRATION YWG 248 FRAME ENGINE V31T-175399 175422 17 1964 HONDA CL72 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE CL72-1008814 CL72E-1008725 21 1960 2016 TRIUMPH T160 TRIDENT REPLICA REGISTRATION AEH726A FRAME ENGINE D2047 T160AK00248 Restored in 2005 by Graham Kirkland The model made famous by Audrey Hepburn in the film Roman Holiday Original condition and will need light recommissioning Displayed in Japanese museum for 20 years Will need recommissioning Engine turns ok Built by Steve Tonkin in 2016 Rob North Les Whiston chassis Original T160 engine with electric start Perfect condition and very fast ESTIMATE 5000 - 6000 ESTIMATE 6500 - 7500 ESTIMATE 25000 - 27000 14 1961 TRIUMPH T120 BONNEVILLE REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE 31142 T120D3150 18 1979 HARLEY DAVIDSON FLH-80 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE 3G53502H9 3G53502H9 22 1992 BMW K1 REGISTRATION J428EYB FRAME ENGINE 6376288 15902079 Imported new into Italy in 1961 Frame number changed so that old document could be used Perfect running order Displayed in Japanese museum for 20 years Will need recommissioning Engine turns ok 65 000 miles with supporting MOTs Offered with genuine BMW soft luggage and invoices for work carried out New rear tyre fitted less than 500 miles ago 10000 - 12000 ESTIMATE 8000 - 10000 ESTIMATE 3000 - 4000 15 1960 NORTON ES2 REGISTRATION ESL 265 FRAME ENGINE 19 1986 DUCATI 750 F1 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE DM750R-7500932 ZDM750L7501662 R487438 R4187438 23 1952 NORTON MANX 40M REGISTRATION N A FRAME ENGINE Not Visible 0242039 Matching numbers Restored Very original In running order Comprehensive paperwork Last F1 model Original wheels and calipers supplied with the bike Mechanically very good Restored 1997 R Lewis Engineering rebuilt engine Described by vendor as excellent all round Previously sold through us ESTIMATE 5000 - 6000 ESTIMATE 11000 - 13000 ESTIMATE 15000 - 18000 16 1964 CAPRIOLO SPORT 125 REGISTRATION 2403 HL FRAME ENGINE 20 1958 MOTO GUZZI ZIGOLO REGISTRATION PFY 457 FRAME ENGINE VEG01 VEG01 62652 62663 24 1976 KAWASAKI KD80-A2 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE KD80A-003073 KD80AE-003097 One owner from new Not been on the road since 1966 Original logbook V5 and handbooks Restored new battery included In current ownership since 1986 Last run in 2015 and 8 684 miles from new Accompanied by original sales invoice brochure instruction book service manual and period photographs Superb condition Rare bike in this condition Stored in heated garage ESTIMATE 2500 - 3000 ESTIMATE 1500 - 2000 ESTIMATE 1700 - 2000 7 MOTORCYCLES 25 1957 VELOCETTE VIPER REGISTRATION FEU 553 FRAME ENGINE RS9865 VR 1497 29 1968 LYNTON 500CC REGISTRATION N A FRAME ENGINE N A N A 33 1959 BSA C15S REGISTRATION N A FRAME ENGINE C15S588 C15S2080 Purchased by the first owner while serving in the RAF Sympathetically restored enhanced 25 000 recorded miles Very rare machine only one produced Totally restored and running Built by Colin Lyster using two cylinder from Hillman Imp engine and 4 valve DOHC cylinder head Bought as a rolling chassis with correct engine to suit Extensively restored and resprayed Chromed to original specification ESTIMATE 4000 - 5000 ESTIMATE 22000 - 24000 ESTIMATE 5500 - 6500 26 1981 HESKETH V1000 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE 30 1975 SUZUKI TS125 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE TS125111673 TS125111673 233 106 34 1981 SUZUKI GS1100E TURBO REGISTRATION UFW686W FRAME ENGINE GS110X508135 GS110X111044 One owner bike 2 000 miles from new In storage for last few years Described as in very good condition Completely original bike Matching numbers Part of a private collection Dry stored for 31 years now restored and showing 381 miles from new Turbo fitted by Jack O Malley from Orient Express Racing in New York Owned by Double European Drag Race Champion Steve Tong Featured in various motorcycle publications and dry stored since rebuild ESTIMATE 10000 - 12000 ESTIMATE 2200 - 2500 ESTIMATE 8500 - 9500 27 1997 HONDA CB50V DREAM REGISTRATION P206LTF FRAME ENGINE AC15-1001388 AC15E-1001383 31 1976 KAWASAKI KH250 REGISTRATION RGC493P FRAME ENGINE 35 1961 BSA A10 SUPER ROCKET REGISTRATION THM 819 FRAME ENGINE GA712460 DA10R3249 KH250B-005723 S1E035181 New never used With V5C registration document Good investment for the future 1 owner from new Mechanically restored 1 500 miles from new Complete with original tools and handbook Nicely restored original machine With V5C registration document ESTIMATE 4000 - 5000 ESTIMATE 7000 - 7500 ESTIMATE 6000 - 7000 28 1982 HONDA CX500 TURBO REGISTRATION AAG900X FRAME ENGINE 2000607 PC03E2000647 32 1980 HARLEY DAVIDSON FLT-80 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE 5G01834J0 5G01834J0 36 C.1990 EGLI-VINCENT BY GODET REGISTRATION UWP247F FRAME ENGINE EV364 F10AB 5B EV731 Same owner since 1982 Unrestored and original only 12 000 miles recorded Complete with owner s manual and sales brochure Stored for the last 10 years will require some recommissioning Very original condition Displayed in a Japanese museum for 20 years Will require recommissioning but engine turns Manufactured by Patrick Godet in 1990 Fitted electric start Very good condition ESTIMATE 7000 - 7500 ESTIMATE 3500 - 4500 ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 8 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 37 2004 MATCHLESS G50 BEALE REPLICA REGISTRATION N A FRAME ENGINE GBUL001 Not Visible 41 1955 RIKUO RQ750 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE 55-Q-6317 55-R-6317 45 1982 HARLEY DAVIDSON FLHP-80 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE 1HD1ABK19CY020531 ABKC020531 Lightweight G50 replica Made for Sandro Baumann to contest InCA Championship in 2004 5 Perfect condition and ready to race or parade Originally produced under licence from Harley Davidson Will need recommissioning Engine turns ok Displayed in Japanese museum for 20 years Will need recommissioning Engine turns ok ESTIMATE 25000 - 27000 ESTIMATE 10000 - 12000 ESTIMATE 10000 - 12000 38 1997 BMW R1100GS REGISTRATION SAZ 5612 FRAME ENGINE WB10404B6WZC36754 36976561 42 1952 VINCENT COMET SERIES C REGISTRATION FJN 313 FRAME ENGINE RC 110982 C F5AB 2A9082 46 1940 VELOCETTE KSS REGISTRATION 184 UEA FRAME ENGINE KDD6963 KSS9241 Original machine in very good condition Only 20 000 miles Totally restored original machine Matching numbers Very collectable First owner for 55 years With original sales invoice plus letters etc from Velocette Superbly restored original condition ESTIMATE 2000 - 2500 ESTIMATE 14000 - 16000 ESTIMATE 10000 - 12000 39 1959 CHANG JIANG 750 COMBINATION REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE 43 1964 NORTON COMMANDO 850 CAFE RACER REGISTRATION BFL420B FRAME ENGINE 109583 318534 47 C.1980 EGLI-VINCENT BY GODET REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE EV65S F10AB 1 733 5908323 Not Visible Restored example In running order 12 volt electrics May require some recommissioning Not UK registered but with import paperwork One previous owner Very well constructed attractive road machine Magnesium wheels Manx type petrol tank Manufactured by Patrick Godet circa 1980 Fitted original Rapide engine to Shadow spec. Exhibited in Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ESTIMATE 4500 - 5500 ESTIMATE 6000 - 7000 ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 40 1961 HONDA CB92 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE CB92-1001808 CB92E-1103006 44 1957 NSU SPORTMAX REPLICA REGISTRATION N A FRAME ENGINE 12363 736913 48 1964 HONDA CZ100 REGISTRATION WBH711E FRAME ENGINE 500854 C110E64369 Displayed in Japanese museum for 20 years Will need recommissioning Engine turns ok Built using road engine using correct Sportmax components Ridden by Austrian rider Horst Zimmerman in the 1950s From prominent private collection in Milan Fully restored and original Used in a circus in Germany with sidecar fitted ESTIMATE 8000 - 10000 ESTIMATE 6500 - 7500 ESTIMATE 6000 - 7000 9 MOTORCYCLES 49 1974 SUZUKI RL250 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE RL250-12189 RL250-12559 53 1959 BSA DBD34 GOLD STAR REGISTRATION 324 XUS FRAME ENGINE CB328418 DBD34GS4281 57 1951 AJS 7R REGISTRATION N A FRAME ENGINE 557R1098 7R55E33 Very rare bike Made for 1 year only In running order Original matching numbers machine Owners club certificate Concours winner Last owner 51 years Finished in five TT races from 1958 to 1961 Perfect condition and ready to use ESTIMATE 1000 - 1500 ESTIMATE 18000 - 22000 ESTIMATE 20000 - 24000 50 1974 HONDA MT125 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE MT1251019884 MT125E-1021522 54 1979 HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTSTER XLH1000 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE 3A16414H9 3A16414H9 58 1974 HONDA MR50 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE MR50-1005372 MR50E-1005364 Very original bike Not sold in the UK Quick learner bike Displayed in Japanese museum for 30 years Will need recommissioning Engine turns freely Mini version of Elisnore Original bike In running order ESTIMATE 1400 - 1600 ESTIMATE 6500 - 7500 ESTIMATE 600 - 1000 51 1961 TRIUMPH TR6 TROPHY REGISTRATION MSU 513 FRAME ENGINE 55 1973 HONDA CT70 K1 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE CT702049734 CT70E-249395 S12392 0012392 59 1972 YAMAHA TZ250 REGISTRATION N A FRAME ENGINE 430-001970 OW17-00011 Pre unit model Original bike Deceased estate May require some light recommissioning Completely original bike From a private collection Very low miles Original machine with OW 17 factory engine number Will require recommissioning Engine turns ok ESTIMATE 5000 - 6000 ESTIMATE 1500 - 2000 ESTIMATE 7500 - 8500 52 1975 MV AGUSTA 750S MAGNI REGISTRATION CCA128M FRAME ENGINE MV41752140444 2140264 56 1971 YAMAHA RD350 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE R5-028585 R5-028585 60 1964 HONDA CB77 REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE Not Visible Not Visible 750S chassis fitted with 750 GT engine Present owner 4 years Very good usable condition Very original bike Matching numbers Running order Restored in USA and unused since Features period Honda race kit From private collection ESTIMATE 28000 - 32000 ESTIMATE 2000 - 2500 ESTIMATE 5000 - 6000 10 AUTOMOBILIA 61 1983 BMW R100RS REGISTRATION Un-Reg FRAME ENGINE 6395461-R100RS 83335698102VA 1 ROLLS-ROYCE CONWAY TABLE 3 FORMULA 1 OPUS CHAMPIONS EDITION Number 10 of only 100 made Only 2 miles completed Displayed in Japanese museum for 30 years ESTIMATE 11000 - 13000 NOTES A unique piece made by Steve Read who specialises in making practical art from beautiful engineering Created using the exhaust of a Rolls-Royce Conway jet engine from a de-commissioned RAF Vickers VC10 one of the most iconic airliners of the last fifty years Displayed at the 2015 Goodwood Revival Formerly the property of Damon Hill OBE Limited Champions Edition signed by all living world champions as well as Phil Hill 845 numbered pages sought after collector s item limited to 100 copies worldwide ESTIMATE 3 000 - 4 000 ESTIMATE 14 000 - 16 000 2 VICKERS VISCOUNT DESK 4 ROLLS-ROYCE MERLIN 25 ENGINE A unique piece made by Steve Read who specialises in making practical art from beautiful engineering Created using a 1950 s British European Airways Vickers Viscount Series 701 main wing flap which was acquired from the Duxford Aeronautical Society and a Norman Foster Nomos desk frame which was inspired by the legs of the Apollo lunar lander and is a design classic in its own right Displayed at the 2015 Goodwood Revival Serial Number 300761 Overhauled in November 2004 Offered for ground use only ESTIMATE 4 500 - 5 500 ESTIMATE 15 000 - 20 000 11 MOTOR CARS 1 1990 JAGUAR XJ-S 5.3 CONVERTIBLE ESTIMATE NO RESERVE 2 1929 AUSTIN SEVEN RK FABRIC SALOON ESTIMATE 10000 - 12000 REG NO CHASSIS G43 LHD SAJJNADW3DB168440 REG NO CHASSIS OU 1736 75452 Always handsome Jaguar s XJ-S seems to mature with age like a fine wine. The Convertible version in particular oozes an understated elegance that was the hallmark of Jaguars for many years. This particular home market example is finished in the pleasing combination of Regency Red Metallic bodywork teamed with a Creamcoloured hide interior and its odometer currently displays an unwarranted but perfectly feasible 71 646 miles. The vendor informs us that this colourful cat is in good overall condition and runs and drives very well . He currently considers the bodywork paintwork interior trim 12-cylinder engine and automatic gearbox to all be in very good order. G43 LHD comes complete with an MOT valid to July 24 next year but without any past items of history as they were mislaid in a previous sale by a deceased estate. An apparently tidy unmolested car that is now being offered at No Reserve. This charming and wonderfully coloured fabric bodied Austin 7 Saloon was first registered on April 19th 1929. According to notes supplied to our vendor when he purchased it in March 2013 the car was acquired as rough but running in 1975 by the previous owner and he proceeded to have it restored gradually over the next ten years . An owner of several Austin 7 s we believe (as is the current vendor) he states on some incredibly comprehensive and caring operation notes he passed to our vendor that he had done many rallies in the car all over England and Scotland including the JOGLE Rally (John o Groats to Lands End) and rallies with the 750 Motor Club. Described by the vendor as being in good condition in all respects this is a delightful little Austin 7. 12 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1939 MG TA ESTIMATE 10000 - 12000 3 1960 BENTLEY S2 SALOON ESTIMATE SINGLE FAMILY OWNERSHIP FROM NEW 13000 - 15000 4 REG NO CHASSIS YXG 811 14178430 REG NO CHASSIS 579 UYS B30BS As the vendor of this Primrose-coloured right-hand drive TA rightly notes very few examples of the model remain unrestored these days. This apparently still unmolested one was repatriated from Arizona in 2010 since when it has been retained in dry storage. The vendor informs us that the body and chassis are rust-free but that the body s wooden framework is in need of some attention. Evidently YXG 811 is almost 100 percent complete and apparently starts and drives nicely and the vendor sums up the MG s current condition as follows engine and transmission good bodywork and paintwork average and interior trim and electrical equipment poor . He feels the TA s restoration will be straightforward and the MG will make a beautiful car when it s done . A perfect project for the Winter nights ahead. Introduced in 1936 the TA Midget remained virtually unchanged throughout its four years of production during which 3 003 examples were manufactured. Purchased by the Baxter family in May 1960 579 UYS is a righthand drive S2 that s remained within the family until the present day. Following a period of dry storage the Bentley has been recommissioned to MOT standard by Classic Restorations of Alyth Scotland. Tastefully finished in Green inside and out it currently displays 88 607 miles and is being offered complete with MOT valid to May 8 2017. The preceding S1 model was the last of the marque to employ Bentley s venerable 150bhp 4.9-litre straight-six engine. And though being built along traditional lines with a separate chassis and body facilitated the manufacture of coachbuilt versions the vast majority were delivered with the Standard Steel one. Greatly improved performance arrived with the S2 model of 1959 when the venerable six-cylinder unit was finally pensioned off in favour of an all-new 6.2-litre aluminium V8 one. This raised the top speed to some 114mph and considerably enhanced acceleration throughout the range. 13 MOTOR CARS 5 1975 ENFIELD 8000 ESTIMATE NO RESERVE 6 1933 MORRIS 10 4 SPECIAL COUPE ESTIMATE 9000 - 11000 REG NO CHASSIS MVO 380P 056-9-75 REG NO CHASSIS APF 881 12369 According to accompanying paperwork MVO 380P was purchased new in 1976 by the Electricity Council since when the electric two-door two-seater City car has had three keepers the most recent of whom acquired it in May 1990. It last saw the public roads back in 1997 following which it has been dry stored and the odometer currently displays an unwarranted but entirely feasible 19 758 miles. The little Enfield is now presented in the contrasting combination of White bodywork and Black interior trim and the vendor presently grades its bodywork as good and the paintwork and interior trim as average . A rare opportunity to acquire at No Reserve a car that s arguably more suited to today s environment than the one it was born in. The 8000 was produced by Enfield Automotive on the Isle of Wight. A total of 120 were completed of which 65 were utilised by the Electricity Council and Southern electricity boards. This delightful and rare classic British Coupe was acquired by the vendor in 2008 - it had been stored for 33 years in a heated garage. The bodywork remained very good but the interior was dirty and badly worn and the mechanical components in a parlous state. The inside was therefore thoroughly refurbished the engine extensively overhauled by T&L Engineering of Elstowe Beds and the steering braking and suspension components repaired or renewed as required. The vendor now grades the two-tone Grey bodywork and 1296cc engine as excellent and the paintwork Light Blue trim and four-speed manual transmission as good . He says he s tried to present the car as you would expect an 83 year old vehicle to be and the only concessions to modernity are the flashing indicators. APF 881 is equipped with new Longstone tyres and comes complete with green log book V5 collection of invoices operation manual and maintenance diagrams. 14 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1981 SEBRING TMX ESTIMATE 24000 - 28000 7 1935 BSA SCOUT ESTIMATE 10000 - 14000 8 REG NO CHASSIS MXI 439 TMX2DW1A0011 REG NO CHASSIS BOB 452 15.406 As part of his publicity campaign to promote the Austin-Healey 100 4 Donald Healey entered a team of four pre-production cars for the 1953 Le Mans 24-hour race. Running with standard windscreens interiors and even bumpers two of this mildly tweaked quartet survived to finish 12th and 14th overall (an amazing result for such comparatively inexpensive cars in near showroom condition). Amongst numerous other racing and rallying victories Austin-Healey enjoyed further success at the Sebring International Raceway in the USA. Offering classic 1960 s looks but with the confidence and reliability that current technology brings the Sebring TMX offers performance and excitement aplenty at a fraction of the cost of an original Big Healey. This example is fitted with a 4.4-litre V8 engine matched to manual transmission. MXI 439 is offered with V5C history file and build manual and comes with a current MOT certificate into August 2017. Purchased by our vendor on a bit of a whim last May he wasn t really looking for another vehicle but being called Bob he felt it was meant to be his car An original buff registration book on file shows that this charming front-wheel-drive BSA Scout was first registered on June 28th 1935. Purchased in June 2000 by a Glynn Edwards as a project it appears from a letter in the history file from a former owner to the BSA FWD Club that the car was undergoing rejuvenation as long ago as 1989. Mr Edwards carried out a very thorough rejuvenation which was finished in June 2005 and photographs are on file showing some of the work in progress. In the file are a set of wood frame plans and it is believed that much of the Ash frame was replaced during the rejuvenation. Mr Edwards was apparently 92 years old when he sold the car to our vendor and it is only being sold now due to moving home to somewhere with less garaging. The BSA is described by the vendor as having a good paintwork and very good bodywork engine gearbox and interior trim. 15 MOTOR CARS 9 1973 ALFA ROMEO GT 1600 JUNIOR ESTIMATE 14000 - 18000 10 1974 TRIUMPH TR6 ESTIMATE 14000 - 17000 REG NO CHASSIS UDA 5L AR 2206022 REG NO CHASSIS SVR 43H CF24347U This Bertone designed Alfa Romeo coupe was first registered on July 1st 1973. Painted in Alfa Red with a black vinyl interior the car was the recipient of much body and mechanical work during 1990 and 1991 including a repaint of the body a retrim of the interior and new pistons and liners and engine bearings. The car was repainted again in 2008 and in April 2010 it was purchased by the father of the current owner with it being registered in his name the following year. The GT Junior has been much enjoyed by our vendor and in 2010 he had the cylinder head overhauled and in 2013 he had an Alfaholics Fast-Road Suspension Kit B fitted along with their 7x15 GTA style alloy wheels. With the history file containing invoices and photographs for much of the work mentioned above there are also many previous MOT certificates one dating from 1991. Described by the vendor as being in good condition with regards to the body paint and interior with the engine described as very good it is believed to be supplied with its original wheels and bumpers. To many the TR6 s sharp styling - Karmann s reinterpretation of the Michelotti-penned TR4 TR5 - looks ever better with age and this notably smart red example certainly strikes the right pose. Trimmed in Black and riding on Minilite-style wheels it benefits from a restoration in 2012 and a range of mechanical upgrades. These include competition clutch oil cooler EBC Green Stuff brake pads operating on drilled grooved discs and a roll cage. Further additions to the specification include a factory hardtop superior four-speaker stereo and USB connectivity. The vendor informs us that the Triumph drives and handles beautifully and regards the bodywork paintwork original Black vinyl interior straight-six engine and manual gearbox as all being in excellent order. He says the car has travelled just 5 000 miles in the last 11 years and believes the indicated total of 79 396 to be genuine. He is now offering SVR 43H complete with an MOT valid until July 20 next year. 16 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1958 FORD THUNDERBIRD ESTIMATE 12000 - 15000 11 1966 CHEVROLET C10 FLEETSIDE ESTIMATE 14000 - 18000 12 REG NO CHASSIS 326 UYG H8YH119295 REG NO CHASSIS Un-Reg C15462116626 Conceived to challenge Chevrolet s Corvette sports car launched in 1953 the iconic Thunderbird Ford s first personal car made its debut in October 1954 and was one of the first models fitted with the blue oval s new overhead valve V8 engine. The T-bird remained fundamentally unchanged during the first two years before a restyle for 1957 introduced fins on a longer tail section increased boot space and more aggressive frontal styling. The following year the T-bird grew larger in its second generation the 58 Square-bird being the first of the line to adopt unitary construction and offer four seats. Imported into the UK in 2014 this smart example is finished in white with red white vinyl interior and benefits from the fitment of a new steering wheel and chrome wheels at a cost of over 3 500. New shock absorbers and brakes have also been fitted along with a number of other miscellaneous parts for which we are advised the invoices total thousands of pounds. Described as having good bodywork engine and gearbox with very good interior this classic piece of Americana complete with rare external spare wheel with bumper and clam shell case is offered with a Swansea V5 document and the non-transferable registration 326 UYG. This exceedingly smart pick-up truck is powered by a 350ci V8 engine topped by a Rochester 4-barrel carburettor and drives through a three-speed automatic transmission. Finished in the striking combination of White over Blue and trimmed in a complementary-coloured mix of cloth and leatherette it was restored in the US in circa 2008 by its previous keeper a retired panel beater. The comprehensive programme of improvement included a complete repaint re-trim and new oak panelling for the load deck - it was also equipped with fresh wheels and tyres. It is now offered complete with US title NOVA reference for UK registration and new MOT a collection of invoices including a 1 050 one for an overhaul of the gearbox and modern CD stereo unit. The vendor currently classes the bodywork paintwork interior trim engine and transmission as all being in very good order and the odometer currently stands at an unwarranted 58 497 miles. 17 MOTOR CARS 13 1964 JAGUAR E-TYPE 3.8 COUPE CURRENT FAMILY OWNERSHIP SINCE 1970 ESTIMATE 35000 - 45000 Considering the perennial popularity of the immortal E-Type Jaguar it s extraordinary how many have been confined to barns over the years and are only now resurfacing to the delight of new would-be owners. So if you missed the last one for some reason take due heed of PRF 935B a delightfully unmolested late 3.8-litre Coupe that s just been exposed to the full light of day for the first time in c.40 years and not even been started for c.15. Finished in Red matched to a Grey interior it was apparently supplied new by Byatts of Fenton (then the Jaguar dealer for the Stoke-On-Trent area) to F. Fradley Ltd of Hanley Staffs since when it has had just two private keepers - namely Arthur Henry Brooks of Leek Staffs and the deceased husband of the vendor who purchased it for his wife in 1970. At the time they too were Staffordshire based but moved to Cheshire in the late 70s so it s fair to surmise that most of the E-Type s miles have been accrued in and around the Staffordshire area and it s pleasing to note it retains its original Staffs registration number. Bearing in mind the above history the car s indicated mileage of just 52 738 is more than credible if not completely warranted. It is now being offered complete with decades of dust plus the green log book original handbook warranty card service book containing eight entries Jaguar Heritage Certificate and five old MOT certificates the last of which was dated 1973 1974 at which point the mileage apparently stood at 50 000. It s fair to say PRF 935B will take a lot of restoration work at a not inconsiderable cost but the opportunity to acquire an apparently complete and unmolested righthand drive 3.8 Coupe of which only 1 798 were made will doubtless set many a pulse racing. REG NO CHASSIS PRF935B 861574 18 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 25000 - 30000 1970 LOTUS SEVEN S3 14 ONE OWNER AND HOLBAY ENGINE FROM NEW REG NO CHASSIS ALF 999H SB2596 Now here s the perfect project with which to while away the long winter evenings - a one owner from new Series 3 Lotus Seven that s running and complete but by its owner s admission could do with some modest recommissioning and cosmetic improvement. It s no ordinary Series 3 either but one of the rare Holbayengined ones (less than 350 S3s were made very few of which were Holbay-powered). The other extras specified when the car was ordered new from Lotus agent Caterham Cars in Autumn 1969 were a set of Lotus Dunlop alloy wheels and pair of seat belts. Its specification also included the later stronger Ford gearbox and Ford rear axle which together with the hand-built engine made for a tough reliable version of this iconic breed of Lotus. In 1989 the powerplant was returned to Holbay and overhauled as a precautionary measure. During the refurbishment it was fitted with a later stronger cylinder block however the original unit was retained and is available if required. When new the alloy body featured a Yellow nosecone and wings but was painted Silver all over around the same time as the engine work was carried out - the colour contrasts well with the car s Black vinyl trim. All parts that have removed such as the front wings hood side screens rare rear lights tonneau etc are being automatically included in the sale. The car also comes complete with its original V5 Lotus Letter of Provenance letter between Holbay and the owner regarding the overhaul carried out and a copy of Lotus s hand-written build sheet. The Seven currently indicates a total unwarranted mileage of 40 039 and is considered by the vendor to have excellent engine good bodywork paintwork and four-speed manual transmission and average interior trim. A rare opportunity for the many lovers of Chapman s rightly revered Lotus Seven. 19 MOTOR CARS 15 1962 JAGUAR E-TYPE 3.8 ROADSTER ESTIMATE 75000 - 95000 785 UYR was manufactured on September 24th 1962 and despatched a couple of weeks later to Jaguar s New York agent to deliver to its first owner a Mr E. White. At the time it featured left-hand drive and was finished in Black with contrasting Red interior trim. The vendor is a Jaguar collector who acquired the car in 1994 following its repatriation as a restoration project straight from the USA. Working hand in glove with appropriate specialists between 2012 and 2016 he converted the E-type to right-hand drive and largely completed the intended rejuvenation of the vehicle before ill health sadly forced him to cease work on the project. To date the restoration has included the replacement of sills on both sides of the car the installation of new floor sections and the purchase of lots of new parts that were employed in the refurbishment of the engine clutch gearbox differential electrical system hood frame and interior trim etc. The tyres are also new allround. Among the remaining tasks are tuning the engine fitting the sun visors and boot carpet and general road testing so it should be possible for the next keeper to complete the work in pretty short shrift. The odometer presently displays an unwarranted 73 987 miles and the Jaguar now features Red bodywork teamed with Black interior trim - ie the reverse of how it started life. The vendor currently classes the interior trim 3.8-litre engine and four-speed manual transmission as very good and the bodywork and paintwork as good . He is now offering the E-Type complete with Jaguar Heritage certificate an MOT valid until March 16th next year a large collection of invoices from the likes of Martin Robey Hutson Motor Company and the David Manners REG NO CHASSIS 785 UYR 878215 Group etc plus a photographic record of all the work carried out to date. 20 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 30000 - 40000 1967 MERCEDES-BENZ 250 SL 16 REG NO CHASSIS YTA 486E 11304322001482 corners and steering by power-assisted recirculating ball. Able to blur the divide between city streets and open roads with ease the majority of 250SLs were specified with four-speed automatic gearboxes. Faster than the 230SL which preceded it yet more stiffly-sprung and agile than its 280SL successor the 250SL remained in production for just a single year accounting for a mere 5 196 sales worldwide more than a third of which were exported to America. A cult car by any standards SLs have had countless celebrity owners from Charlton Heston to Kate Moss John Lennon to Sophia Loren and Peter Ustinov to Stirling Moss. They have also starred in myriad films including Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy The Baader Meinhof Complex and Frost Nixon . This white automatic example was reportedly sold new in Germany in right hand drive configuration. The vendor has no proof of this but perhaps it was supplied to someone in the Forces stationed in Germany. The car seems to be well travelled as it was imported from Japan a few years ago and has been enjoyed by the vendor for the last couple of years. Accompanied by a hard top and third sideways rear seat the vendor describes the car as having good bodywork and interior trim and an excellent engine . The rarest W113 variant the 250SL was officially introduced at the March 1967 Geneva Salon. Blessed with the same effortlessly elegant Paul Bracq styling as its earlier sibling it was powered by a new sevenbearing crankshaft 2496cc SOHC straight-six engine that developed some 150bhp and 159lbft of torque - sufficient outputs to endow the Mercedes with a 0-60mph time of a whisker under 11 seconds and a top speed just north of 120mph. Braking was by power-assisted discs on all four 21 MOTOR CARS 17 1981 PORSCHE 911 TURBO ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 Finished in the subtle combination of Baltic Blue bodywork and Black leather interior trim this left-hand drive 930 Series Turbo initially dwelt in the relatively rust-free state of California where it is understood to have remained in the same ownership from 1987 until recently imported to the UK. The vendor informs us that the Porsche sustained some mild damage to the bonnet and rear quarter panels during shipping but as the car was otherwise in such first-class condition it was decided to invest in a full respray rather than just local repairs. This work was carried out by Norfolk Premier Coachworks of Norwich who also fitted factory specification replacement wheels and tyres and carried out a degree of reupholstery. Finally an engine leak down test was successfully performed and new oil lines installed to bring the car up to A1 condition . The Porsche was MOT d in September having travelled zero miles since the previous test - the total mileage now stands at just 42 104. With all the above in mind the vendor has no hesitation in declaring the car s bodywork paintwork interior trim 3.3-litre flat-six engine and four-speed manual gearbox as all being in excellent order. With the values of all generations of 911 continuing to rise such quality examples are inevitably increasingly keenly sought after. The 930 was introduced at the 1974 Paris Motorshow and produced from 1975 to 1989 during which time it topped Porsche s model range. It was based around the Carrera 3.0 RS the engine from which was modified courtesy of turbo technology originally developed for the 917 30 CAN-AM cars. Power output of the 3.3-litre REG NO CHASSIS Un-Reg WP0ZZZ93ZBS000183 versions was 300bhp - enough to accelerate the car to 60mph in 4.9 seconds and on to 156mph. A whale tail rear spoiler and wider rear wheel tyre package were fitted to help deliver the power to the road. 22 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 19000 - 23000 1943 FORD GPW JEEP 18 REG NO CHASSIS YXG 313 GPW120119 Arguably the most iconic and influential military vehicle of World War Two the Jeep s legacy is still being felt today. A former UK barn find this particular example was extensively restored by its previous keeper during 2013-2014. A Ton 4x4 collector he carried out the following work Engine rebored crankshaft reground new bearings oil seals water pump etc Gearbox overhauled with appropriate parts bearings oil seals etc Transfer Box reconditioned Propshafts rejuvenated with new universal joints Front Axle refurbished with new differential bearings and overhauled constant velocity drive shafts new oil seals etc and Rear Axle reconditioned with new bearings oil seals etc. The brake system received new pipes new master cylinder and wheel cylinders new shoes and new wheel bearings and oil seals etc while the exhaust system was replaced too. The original WW2 body tub grille bonnet screen and wings were sympathetically repaired and the Jeep rewired incorporating many original items but with the benefit of an upgrade to 12-volts the lights modified to take modern bulbs indicators fitted and a conventional towing socket added. The steering box was rejuvenated and new track rod ends installed. The road springs shock absorbers and spring shackles were reconditioned as necessary. The radiator core was renewed too. An inspection carried out by The Military Vehicle Trust last year confirmed the chassis is an original Ford item that was built in June 1943 and that the vehicle was substantially complete and genuine . Subsequently road registered by the DVLA as YXG 313 and fitted with a correct-type 2.2 litre four-cylinder engine the Jeep comes complete with a rear mounted Jerry Can and spare wheel canvas tilt shovel and axe and US Military bonnet markings. Starting readily upon inspection this authentically detailed Ford GPW Ton 4x4 is ideal for the Goodwood Revival or other period re-enactments. 23 MOTOR CARS 19 1939 MG TA ESTIMATE 28000 - 32000 This lovely matching numbers TA was built in the Spring of 1939 ie close to the end of the model s run. It is very smartly-presented in Red inside and out and benefits from a relatively recent nut and bolt restoration during which every item is understood to have been refurbished or replaced - including the original body which was supplanted by a new Naylor s ash example. Owned by the same enthusiast for 24 years it was then purchased from our Duxford auction in September 2011. Since then it has been largely garaged but nevertheless treated to a top end engine overhaul gearbox brake and cooling system service and radiator recore. The vendor currently has no hesitation in classing the bodywork paintwork interior trim engine and transmission as all being in excellent condition. Riding on smart chrome wire wheels this former concours award-winning two-seater also sports a rare original Midget mascot replacement Bloomberg steering wheel tonneau cover aero screens side wind deflectors and original Shelley tools (housed in two trays). Among its claims to fame are featuring in the BBC s Strathblair TV Series (original tape included) and being used to help launch the new MGF at the RAF Leuchars air base in Fife (photographs included). A fine example of the first and arguably purist member of MG s much-loved T Series lineage. Announced in 1936 the TA established the famous T-Series pedigree which would persist until the mid1950s. Designed around a simple new ladder-type chassis frame with beam axles front and rear it employed a modified Morris powertrain including an overhead-valve 52bhp 1292cc engine and partsynchromesh four-speed gearbox. Visually and structurally the bodystyle was an evolution of earlier MG Midgets. The top speed was up to 75mph the ride was firm but the entire driving experience was exhilarating. A total of 3 003 TAs were produced. REG NO CHASSIS EBY 871 TA2931 24 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 75000 - 90000 1974 JENSEN INTERCEPTOR III CONVERTIBLE 20 REG NO CHASSIS MBW 636N 2311-1666 Jensen s striking replacement for the slant-eyed C-V8 first saw the light of day in 1966. It broke some of the firm s established traditions in that the design was outsourced - to Carrozzeria Touring - and the bodies were made of steel rather than glass reinforced plastic. Power was initially supplied by a 6276cc Chrysler V8 driving through either a four-speed manual or threespeed TorqueFlite automatic transmission to an LSDequipped Salisbury rear axle. The MKII model of 1969 brought revised frontal styling and ventilated disc brakes. Introduced at the October 1971 Earl s Court Motor Show the Interceptor III was visually distinguished by cast headlight surrounds GKN cast alloy wheels and a comprehensively revamped interior and was produced in four Series - G H J and S4. By May 1972 the engines on RHD cars had been increased in capacity to a whopping 7212cc. A total of some 6 408 Interceptors were produced between 1966 and 1976. However just 509 of those were Convertibles. The indicated mileage of this gorgeous-looking Interceptor is just 25 000 - a plausible though unwarranted figure the vendor feels is supported by the sheer quality of the interior engine bay and underside of the car. He informs us that the automatic gearbox and torque converter have been replaced in recent times and that he presently grades the Jensen as almost concours with excellent bodywork paintwork interior trim and transmission and adds that the V8 is the sweetest you will hear and the car is simply a pleasure to drive . Though just 4 000 miles have been covered in the last 16 years the Interceptor was apparently extensively used and enjoyed this summer but must now make way for the impending arrival of an Aston Martin. Finished in lustrous Metallic Blue and trimmed in Black leather contrasted by sheepskin inserts this lovely combination of British engineering and American muscle would surely grace any classic car collection. 25 MOTOR CARS 21 1968 DAIMLER V8-250 ESTIMATE 18000 - 20000 22 1982 FERRARI MONDIAL 8 ESTIMATE 24000 - 28000 REG NO CHASSIS JPR 806F P1K3031BW REG NO CHASSIS VPD 995X ZFFHD08C000040529 Among the smarter Daimler V8-250s that we have encountered JPR 806F was treated to an extensive mechanical and cosmetic refurbishment during the late 1990s early 2000s. The saloon s automatic gearbox and V8 engine were professionally overhauled (the latter by model expert Russ Carpenter) while the highly regarded Jaguar restorers CMC of Bridgnorth undertook a bare metal repaint in its original hue of Willow Green. The interior received a new headlining door panels furflex carpets sill plates and Kenwood stereo with CD autochanger. Upgraded to electronic ignition the Daimler also gained a new wind tone horn uprated wiper washers halogen headlights and hazard warning lights. The suspension was improved via new rear springs shock absorbers and various bushes while the brakes were fitted with uprated Coopercraft 4-pot front callipers and stainless steel hoses etc. Since 2010 the V8-250 has further benefited from attention to its power steering engine mounts heater spark plugs ignition leads. Deemed by the vendor to be in very good condition with regard to its engine automatic transmission bodywork paintwork electrical equipment and interior trim the Daimler is offered for sale with previous owners details restoration photos original handbook service book workshop manual parts book and assorted receipts invoices. This extremely attractive righthand drive Mondial is resplendent in Silver complemented by a luscious Red leather interior. It has been the subject of a great deal of attention in the last two to three years as supported by the 23 000 worth of bills for the restoration of the body and a further 7 000 worth for mechanical refurbishment. A service was carried out as recently as February this year and the odometer currently stands at just 55 200 miles. Unsurprisingly the vendor currently views the bodywork paintwork and interior trim as excellent and the V8 engine and five-speed manual transmission as very good . A clearly extremely well maintained example VPD 995X comes complete with a massive history file that includes the original handbooks and service record invoices dating back to the 1980s and MOTs from 1986 onwards plus a fresh MOT into September 2017 with no advisory s. Production ran for just 2 years during which 703 Coupe were created just 152 of which featured right-hand drive. 26 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1941 PACKARD 180 AMBULANCE ESTIMATE 18000 - 22000 23 1967 HONDA S800 ESTIMATE 25000 - 28000 24 REG NO CHASSIS YWG 722 CA868233 REG NO CHASSIS OKK 646F AS800C1003184 Question - when is an ambulance not an ambulance Answer when its exterior has been painstakingly restored as per its service at the Muroc Army Air Force base (from where Yeager broke the sound barrier - now known as Edwards from where the shuttle was supported) in the Mojave desert but the major mechanicals have been replaced by modern alternatives and the stretcher bay trimmed throughout in Red pile carpet In the vendor s words YWG 722 has the patina of a 75 year old classic military vehicle but the reliability of a modern car . The Packard is nowadays powered by a contemporary 350ci Chevy V8 engine driving through a 700 R4 automatic gearbox to a Ford 9 inch final drive. The vendor informs us that this unique 21ft Packard drives stops and handles brilliantly will comfortably cruise at 70mph and is immensely practical especially if you have lots of friends This stunning righthand drive example of Honda s famous rev-for-ever little sports car was treated to a full body-off restoration between 2014 and this year during which the powerplant was fully overhauled by the S800 Owners Club Chairman - a former RollsRoyce engineer. The pocket rocket is finished in Red and trimmed in Black and the vendor believes it to be the best of the breed in this country with excellent bodywork paintwork interior trim engine and gearbox. What s not to like By the time of Honda s first car the S600 Roadster launched in 1964 the company was already the world s largest producer of motorcycles and renowned for its race-winning engines. Within a year the range was swelled by a Fastback Coupe and by the 1965 Tokyo Motorshow the S600 models had been supplanted by the more powerful 791 cc S800s some 1 548 of which were ultimately imported to the UK between 1967 and 1970. 27 MOTOR CARS 25 1962 JAGUAR E-TYPE 3.8 ROADSTER ESTIMATE 110000 - 130000 Jaguar s fabled E-Type has always been among the most desirable of British classics and their values have risen commensurately. According to its Heritage Certificate this matching numbers left-hand drive example - chassis 878457 - was despatched new from the factory on November 16th 1962 bound for the company s New York agency in Carmen Red and trimmed in Black. The Roadster is believed to have remained within the same ownership from 1989 and to have been treated to a part restoration prior to its recent arrival back on these shores. The rejuvenation task has subsequently been completed to a high standard. The body was repainted the interior re-trimmed and the Jaguar treated to new carpets hood and hood bag. The electrics were converted to negative earth and the original wiring replaced while the front suspension was fully overhauled and powder-coated (that on the rear had already been attended to) and new dampers installed all-round. Other replacement items included chrome wire wheels knock-off spinners set of tyres and handbrake cable. A period-looking radio was also installed complete with Bluetooth connectivity. A successful leak-down test was carried out on the engine and a complete respray undertaken by Specialist Cars of Moulton Yorkshire. This charismatic cat is now being offered complete with US title and HMRC documents confirming that the full duty has been paid and UK registration can now be sought the aforementioned Jaguar Heritage Certificate and an MOT valid into September 2017. An apparently exceedingly smart Series 1 Roadster that merely needs the right weather to provide its next keeper with years of hood-down enjoyment. The Malcolm Sayer-penned E-type was launched to massive acclaim at the 1961 Geneva Salon. The first major update was the increase in engine capacity from 3.8 to 4.2-litres in October 1964. REG NO CHASSIS Un-Reg 878457 28 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 45000 - 55000 1963 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MKIIA 26 REG NO CHASSIS BHX 966A HBJ723501 The prototype Big Healey was the sensation of the 1952 London Motorshow. Once in production it enjoyed steady development with the original four-cylinder cars giving way to the 100-Six of 1956 which was followed by the first of the 3000s in 1959 and the MKII 3000 in 1961. Introduced in February 1962 the 3000 MKII 2 2 BJ7 model (nicknamed the MKIIA) pioneered such luxuries as wind-up windows swivelling quarter-lights and a fixed convertible hood. Its independent wishbone front suspension gained stiffer coil springs and it benefited from a more direct steering box. The manual overdrive transmission gained a new case and the 2912cc straight-six engine switched to twin carburettors. With a reputed 132bhp and 170lbft of torque on tap Girling front discs became standard equipment. Despatched on 2 May 1963 to London dealer Car Mart Ltd and registered BHX 966A this original RHD home market car has been in the current ownership since 1998. The subject of a comprehensive restoration by Orchard Restorations immediately following its purchase by the vendor it has covered just c.7 000 miles since completion in 2001. Invoices for the work are detailed in the nicely presented history file. Correspondence accompanying the car records a replacement block being fitted at some point prior to 1986 whilst a detailed list of works carried out between 1991 and 2008 shows expenditure in excess of 37 000. BHX 966A featured in period advertising and a copy advert from Autocar is included together with a Heritage Certificate Swansea V5C MoT to June 2017 green logbook list of owners back to 1972 restoration invoices and photographs expired MoT certificates & tax discs together with correspondence and other sundry invoices. Finished in arguably the best colour combination of Ice blue white with blue interior this fine example is worthy of close inspection. 29 MOTOR CARS 27 1973 JAGUAR E-TYPE V12 ROADSTER ONE FORMER KEEPER AND 20 000 MILES FROM NEW ESTIMATE 65000 - 75000 Introduced in 1971 the Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster offered a blend of performance and refinement that few rivals could match. Benefiting from a wider track longer wheelbase and better brakes than its predecessors the last of the E-Type Roadsters was fitted with power steering as standard but still promised a nigh on 150mph top speed. According to its accompanying Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate this particular example was built on 12th October 1973 and dispatched to British Leyland New York some three months later. Originally finished in Pale Primrose Yellow with Cinnamon leather upholstery the E-Type was purchased new by R. Daniel Woods of Stockton California from his local dealership Norman Nock Imported Cars as a 50th birthday present to himself on April 19th 1975. Acquired in preference to a Porsche the V12 Roadster was still in Mr Woods possession past his 90th birthday by which time it had covered a mere 19 000 miles from new. Resident in California until entering the current (second) ownership last year the Jaguar has since been treated to sympathetic recommissioning and a repaint in its initial hue (the latter due to sun-bleaching). Understood to be highly original even down to the preservation of its factory-fitted exhaust and air-conditioning systems the E-Type nevertheless reportedly had its Borg Warner automatic transmission overhauled at 15 000 miles. A real timewarp that pleasingly retains its original interior (complete with Black vinyl hood) and matching numbers V12 powerplant KRB 581N has yet to record 20 000 miles on its odometer. Part of an E-Type collection that is being regretfully downsized this remarkably low mileage Roadster is offered for sale with its original handbook (plus associated wallet) lubrication chart wiring diagram British Leyland Passport to REG NO CHASSIS KRB 581N UE1S23611BW Service stopping distance chart and seatbelt leaflet not to mention a fresh MOT certificate. 30 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 28000 - 32000 1973 ISO LELE SPORT 28 1 OF JUST 12 RHD EXAMPLES MADE REG NO CHASSIS JOJ 992N 500263D since when he has continued to compile an astonishingly detailed diary of the servicing and general maintenance it has enjoyed - the document runs to eight A4 pages and would appear to leave nothing to doubt. JOJ 992N is now being offered complete with a copy of that diary V5C and an MOT valid to April 18 next year. There is also a fascinating letter of May 2013 from the Secretary of the Iso and Bizzarini Club explaining that the fact this particular car was manufactured in December 1973 but remained unsold until 1975 could well be because the company entered liquidation early in 1974. It also points out that the sales records of the last UK concessionaires Nicholas van der Steen Ltd are According to the Iso and Bizzarini Owners Club this eye-catching example of 70s Italian exotica is one of only 12 right-hand drive Lele Sports made and therefore exceedingly rare. The Sport version most notably boasted a ZF five-speed manual gearbox plus a modelspecific interior and range of identifying body details. This car s 5.7-litre Ford engine was apparently overhauled three years ago at which time it was uprated with Holley carburettor Weland alloy intake manifold and electronic ignition. The vendor acquired the Lele in October 2009 presumed to have been lost. However the Secretary did enclose the relevant page from the factory build sheets which forms part of the accompanying history file. A rare and exciting motorcar that is extremely well presented throughout. The striking Lele was penned by Marcello Gandini on behalf of Bertone and produced from 1969 to the closure of the company in 1974. Of 2 2 configuration it sat between the Grifo and Fidia in the maker s model range all of which were powered by either Ford or Chevrolet V8 engines - the Ford ones with manual transmission produced 360bhp. 31 MOTOR CARS 29 1966 JAGUAR E-TYPE 4.2 ROADSTER ESTIMATE 55000 - 65000 32 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Famously launched at the 1961 Geneva Motor Show the Jaguar E-Type created a furore. Nothing else on the market could rival its combination of supercar performance breathtaking styling and relative affordability. Whilst early racing success at the hands of Graham Hill and Roy Salvadori amongst others only added to the model s allure. Built as a monocoque with a front sub-frame to cradle the engine the newcomer boasted excellent roadholding and handling capabilities due to its all-round independent suspension fourwheel disc brakes and rack and pinion steering. The indomitable XK 3.8 litre twin-cam supplied abundant power. If the design had an Achilles heel then it was the recalcitrant Moss gearbox. However this shortcoming was addressed in autumn 1964 when Jaguar introduced an all-synchromesh four-speeder of its own design together with an enlarged 4235cc straight-six and revised dashboard layout. With a quoted 265bhp and 283lbft of torque on tap these updated E-types were reputedly capable of nigh on 150mph and 0-60mph in 7.5 seconds. For many the ultimate E-Type derivative just 863 RHD 4.2 Roadsters were produced before the introduction of the so-called Series 1.5 cars. According to its accompanying Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust Certificate this particular example chassis 1E1468 - was built on 4th February 1966 and despatched some twelve days later to Henlys of London. Initially road registered as KGU 782D (the same number plate it pleasingly wears today) the two-seater is understood to have been repainted and re-trimmed from Primrose Yellow with Black to Red with Beige as part of an extensive restoration that was completed in 1980. Owned for the best part of four decades by the Shreeves family of Flitwick Bedfordshire the Jaguar was last on the road in the early 2000s. Parked up in a garden and obscured by a hollybush that also hemmed it into place the The Jaguar s odometer currently shows some 27 992 miles which is believed but not warranted to represent the total covered since its refurbishment was completed. Deemed one restoration project too many by the vendor s family KGU 782D appears to retain its original cylinder head (the number stamped into the inner vee matching the one quoted on the JDHT Certificate) but has been fitted with a replacement cylinder block most likely due to frost damage. The aged Michelin tyres hold air and the engine can be turned over by hand (though no attempt has been made to start it). The clutch and brakes are also free. The carpets are missing from the front footwells but otherwise the car looks to be substantially complete. The paintwork has lost its shine and the chromework has corroded in places. To the interior the leather seems to be in good (if slightly grubby) condition and the Roadster boasts both a factory hardtop and soft-top. In our opinion chassis 1E1468 remains in far better order than one could reasonably expect of a garden find . However potential purchasers are very much encouraged to make their own inspections and draw their own conclusions as to the amount of work necessary to make this slumbering E-Type roadworthy again. Offered for sale with V5C registration document JDHT Certificate various 1980s photos and old tax discs etc E-Type was protected from the worst of the elements via a voluminous tarpaulin. Despite these less than ideal storage conditions the Roadster seems to be remarkably sound. A testament no doubt to the quality of the work that it underwent c.1980. 29 REG NO CHASSIS KGU 782D 1E1468 33 MOTOR CARS 30 1964 BENTLEY S3 CONTINENTAL PARK WARD COUPE ESTIMATE 140000 - 160000 Introduced in Autumn 1962 the S3 Continental was notable as the last Bentley to utilise a separate chassis. The substantial box-section structure in question was powered by a 6230cc OHV V8 engine allied to fourspeed automatic transmission. Reputedly capable of nigh-on 120mph the S3 Continental was sold to coachbuilt special order only. One of the more striking designs available the H.J. Mulliner Park Ward Fixed Head Coupe owed its beautifully sleek profile to Vilhelm Koren. A freelance stylist from Sweden the straightthrough wing line and cut-back wheelarches that he pioneered on the Bentley S2 Continental chassis were successfully carried over to its successor. Visually updated by the diagonal placement of their quad headlights the Koren-inspired S3 Continentals (in either open or closed guises) thus boasted a decidedly modern yet majestic look. Of the 312 S3 Continentals made between 1962 and 1966 a good number were supplied to such contemporary celebrities as Jayne Mansfield Fanny Craddock Sir John Mills and Harry Belafonte. Finished in Light Metallic Blue with original St. James Red leather upholstery and Burr Walnut fascia and cappings this particular example was originally registered as CPL 600B and delivered new in June 1964 to an F. Gree Esq. Having spent most of its life in Australia the beautifully preserved Continental was repatriated in 2015. The vendor who enjoyed the Le Mans Classic weekend behind the wheel in July is now offering this lovely Bentley complete with rare fulllength Webasto sunroof. Recently treated to a Bentley specialist service he also plans to have a fresh MOT in time for the sale. REG NO CHASSIS T.B.A. BC138XC 34 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 55000 - 65000 1988 PORSCHE 911 TURBO CABRIOLET 31 REG NO CHASSIS E481 MDX WP0ZZZ93ZJS020143 The resplendent White bodywork and White-centred Fuchs alloy wheels of E481 MDX contrast most effectively with its White-piped Black leather interior trim and Black hood. It was supplied new by Lancaster Porsche of Colchester Essex in April 1988 to a J. Knight of Southminster in the same county. The accompanying history file contains the original service book which together with a forest of related invoices confirms a high degree of maintenance over the years. Recent attention includes a gearbox renovation in February 2007 the replacement of the clutch in 2013 and the fitment of new tyres all round within the last 1 000 miles. The records also confirm a speedometer change by Chapelgate Porsche (an authorised Porsche dealership) in March 1997 when the mileage stood at 57 674 - it currently totals c.101 000 from new. This tidy and apparently very original example of a much admired breed is now being offered by a local lady owner who currently classes the bodywork paintwork and turbocharged flat-six engine as very good and the four-speed manual transmission and interior trim as good . She is selling the car complete with the aforementioned comprehensive history file that includes the original owners wallet and manuals no less than 18 old MOT certificates plus one valid to April 12 next year. A rapidly appreciating asset capable of offering years of fast wind-in-the hair motoring. When introduced in 1974 Porsche s 3.0-litre 930 Turbo was the fastest production car available on its native German market. However the later 3.3-litre version such as the Cabriolet on offer was considerably quicker again and capable of sprinting from zero to 60mph in 4.9 seconds and on to a top speed of c.160mph. The later car also featured much improved braking. A total of 16 535 3.3-litre turbos were manufactured only 918 of which were Cabriolets. 35 MOTOR CARS 32 1960 JAGUAR MK II ESTIMATE 36000 - 40000 The immortal Jaguar MKII was as airy on the inside as it was elegant on the outside. Its monocoque bodyshell was equipped with independent coil-sprung front suspension and a well located live rear axle 12-inch disc brakes all round and recirculating ball steering. The model could be specified with a 2.4 3.4 or 3.8-litre version of Jaguar s race-proved DOHC in-line sixcylinder XK engine. When equipped with the latter the MKII was capable of sprinting to 60mph in 8.5 seconds and on to a top speed of 125mph. For some however there is a desire to improve and develop a classic design to bring it into the modern age and in so doing provide levels of performance and luxury the original designers could only dream about. This amazing Mk2 is just such an example having been restored by a previous owner who specified numerous additions and improvements to turn the car into a highly useable luxurious every day mode of transport whilst retaining the timeless looks and appeal of the original. Powered by a 3.8 litre engine with 4.2 injection head 8 1 pistons and 4.2 overdrive all-synchromesh gearbox the car is said to cruise effortlessly whilst the modified suspension set up provides handling to match. Power steering cruise control electric windows electric cooling fan variable speed wipers central locking XJ40 electric front seats and air-conditioning etc. add to the cosseting driving experience. A true gentleman s express this Mk2 would cost a fortune to replicate and is worthy of the closest inspection. REG NO CHASSIS 942 UXE 151471DN 36 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 45000 - 55000 1998 FERRARI F355 F1 SPIDER 33 REG NO CHASSIS R433VRH ZFFXR48JPN0111591 Introduced at the May 1994 Geneva Salon the F355 was the standard bearer for a new generation of more technologically advanced small Ferraris. Based around a robot-welded sheet steel monocoque equipped with all-round independent double-wishbone suspension ventilated ABS disc brakes and power assisted rack and pinion steering it utilised a new computer-controlled electronic damper system that self-adjusted depending upon the feedback gleaned from various road speed brake pressure suspension loading and steering sensors. Further enhanced by a ground effects undertray which created a welcome pressure differential at high speeds the F355 was revealed to be seven seconds and four seconds a lap faster round Ferrari s Fiorano test track than the 348 and 512TR respectively. Cradled by a separate subframe its longitudinally mid-mounted quad-cam 3496cc V8 boasted an 11.1 1 compression ratio F1-style titanium con-rods forged alloy pistons three-inlet and two-exhaust valves per cylinder (40 in total) and the latest Bosch M 2.7 engine management system. Developing an incredible 380bhp and 268lbft of torque it drove the rear wheels via a neatly integrated transverse six-speed manual gearbox. Reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 4.6 seconds 0-100mph in 10.6 seconds and 185mph the F355 was an undoubted supercar. Styled by Pininfarina its retractable headlights reversed elliptical grille bullet hole driving lights uncluttered side air intakes subtle engine lid spoiler and quad circular rear lights met with widespread approval. Beautifully trimmed the model s cosseting interior came with leather upholstery electric windows and air-conditioning as standard. Unveiled at the May 1995 Monaco Grand Prix meeting the F355 Spider benefited from a strengthened body-shell and specially reinforced windscreen it permitted wind in the hair 180mph motoring The classically coloured F355 Spider offered here is fitted with the popular F1 transmission and is believed to have been sold new in Japan by the well-known authorised dealership Cornes. Leaving Japan s car friendly climate it was registered in the UK in September 2014 and has been enjoyed by just one owner in England. This beautiful and iconic Ferrari is described by the vendor as having very good bodywork paintwork interior trim and engine . 37 MOTOR CARS 34 2000 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SERAPH ESTIMATE 25000 - 30000 35 1961 FIAT 600 MULTIPLA ESTIMATE 30000 - 40000 REG NO CHASSIS W546 WGG SCALA61E5YCH04092 REG NO CHASSIS EU-Reg 095200 The Graham Hull-penned Silver Seraph marked Rolls-Royce s intention to reclaim its reputation as producer of the best car in the world . Following a long gestation period it was eventually only made for four years - 1998 to 2002 - as a result of which just 1 570 Seraphs vacated the Crewe factory. Its monocoque chassis was 65 percent stiffer than that of the Silver Spirit it replaced while power came from a BMW-derived all-alloy V12 engine of 5.4-litres. This Silver example with Cream-coloured hide interior hails from March 2000 has had four keepers to date and is now offered from a deceased estate. It was last attended to in May of this year by Alastair Scott Services of Perth for which there is a bill on file for 505.39. It comes complete with the original book pack including the service record of 11 entries collection of old invoice s and MOT certificates plus spare key and is believed to possess a fresh MOT by the time of sale. A desirable Rolls-Royce that has covered an average of less than 6 100 miles a year from new. This stunningly-presented lefthand drive Multipla has had just two owners from new and resided in a Bologna Fiat garage from 1961 until now. The bodywork has recently been impeccably restored by Fiat professionals during which any corrosion was removed and a bare metal respray undertaken in its original livery of White over Blue. The colourful White and Red interior was in good condition and merely required a general refresh. The doughty 600cc engine was uprated with modified carburettor sports camshaft and Abarth exhaust to make the vehicle more in tune with modern traffic - the output is now c.57bhp. A rev-counter uprated cooling system and electric engine fan were added for the unit s ongoing protection. The vehicle s remaining mechanicals have all been renewed or refurbished as required and this remarkably versatile six-seater is now regarded by the vendor as having very good bodywork paintwork interior trim engine and transmission and comes complete with its original radio. 38 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1936 MCLAUGHLIN-BUICK SERIES 40 SPECIAL SALOON ESTIMATE 15000 - 18000 36 1946 MG TC ESTIMATE 25000 - 30000 37 REG NO CHASSIS WUD 935 744190055 REG NO CHASSIS XBV 341 TC1370 The present keeper has retained this delightfully original-looking righthand drive straight-eight Saloon for the last 20 years. It is finished in the stately shade of Midnight Blue and trimmed in Brown leather. Apparently very well maintained WUD 935 was resprayed 18 years ago and the electrical system converted from six to 12 volts. The classic Buick has recently benefited from a replacement radiator exhaust system brake shoes tyres and window rubbers. Additionally the petrol tank master cylinders and brake slave cylinders have all been refurbished and the brightwork rechromed. According to the vendor this splendid item of Canadian-built Americana is on the button runs as sweet as a nut floats along and is as comfy as a Rolls-Royce . The odometer currently registers a plausible 88 502 miles and the car comes complete with all MOTs to date plus an advisory-free one valid to July 6 next year. Great style at an affordable price. According to the MG Car Club s online search facility ( chassis TC1370 was built on 11th September 1946. Reputedly first road registered by Lancashire County Council the two-seater was later exported to the USA. Owned by Fred Robert Wilkin Jr of Cook County Illinois from June 1969 to October 2007 the MG is understood to have been his mount for numerous competition events. Entering the previous German ownership in 2008 before returning to the UK in 2015 TC1370 was UK registered on 1st January 2016 and is offered with various invoices for repairs since returning to Europe. Finished in Dark Green with matching green period wire wheels and double mounted spares the MG is described by the vendor as being in good very good with regard to is bodywork and paintwork while he rates the engine electrical equipment four-speed manual gearbox and original specification interior as good . 39 MOTOR CARS 38 1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 280 SL ESTIMATE 55000 - 65000 Pagoda models of Mercedes-Benz s long-standing SL Series have long since been a favourite of collectors the world over especially in its final iteration - the 280 as offered here. And what a fine-looking matching numbers specimen this example is. It benefits from having lived most of its life in the relatively rust-free environment of California before being imported to the UK in 2015. It was subsequently placed in the hands of Norfolk Premier Coachworks of Norwich who brought the lighting in line with European specifications overhauled both the steering and gearbox linkage installed new suspension bushes carried out a successful leak down test on the engine undertook a full service and also a full body respray. Some 13 000 has evidently been invested in the Benz in the last 12 months and the bodywork and underside are understood to have been in excellent condition already. The vendor perhaps unsurprisingly now grades the car s bodywork paintwork interior trim straight-six engine and four-speed automatic transmission as all being in excellent order. He is now offering this lovely left-hand drive convertible ready for UK registration (ie with US title and HMRC documents and all import taxes paid) and complete with invoices from Norfolk Premier Coachworks for the work recently carried out plus an MOT valid into September next year. Finished in a lustrous shade of Deep Red and trimmed in a contrasting tone of Brown the Mercedes now seeks a new home worthy of its condition. The 280SL was launched in 1968 and powered by a new seven-bearing crankshaft 2781cc straight-six engine that developed some 170bhp and 180lbft of torque. It was equipped with all-round independent suspension power-assisted REG NO CHASSIS Un-Reg 11304412001135 disc brakes and recirculating ball steering. Some 23 885 280SLs were reputedly made by the time production ceased in 1971 virtually half of which were exported to the USA. 40 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 28000 - 32000 1935 ROLLS-ROYCE 25 30 SALOON WITH DIVISION 39 COACHWORK BY WINDOVERS REG NO CHASSIS MJK 377 GHL20 the same ownership since 1984 but is now seeking a fresh chapter in its life courtesy of a new keeper. It comes complete with V5C and a copy of the factory records as supplied by the RREC. Maintaining its policy of offering one Large and one Small model (the terms being purely relative) RollsRoyce introduced the 20 25 in 1929 as a successor to the outgoing 20. Though the newcomer was intended to appeal to owner drivers many examples were in fact sold to customers with chauffeurs. Power came from an enlarged version of the straight-six unit used in the 20. Now of 3699cc it made for swifter acceleration and a higher top speed - up to 75mph depending on the This charming long chassis 25 30 is finished in Cream over Brown and trimmed in Brown leather. Its Windovers Saloon body includes a Division and MJK 377 is thought to be one of just six Rolls-Royce 25 30s clothed to this design. It was supplied new on October 20 1936 to W Johnson of the Basset confectionary company. The suitably impressive specification includes Marchal headlamps twin spare wheels chrome luggage rack GB plate and cocktail cabinet. The Rolls has remained within chosen body. The four speed manual gearbox featured the manufacturer s traditional righthand change and was equipped with synchromesh on the top two ratios from 1932 onwards. The substantial chassis sported rigid axles front and rear suspended on semi-elliptic leaf springs. The four-wheeled braking was mechanically servo assisted. In 1936 the company opted to increase performance once more further enlarging the engine to 4257cc to create the so-called 25 30 of which 1201 examples were made before the model was superseded by the Wraith in 1938. Like most Rolls-Royces the 25 30 starred on the silver screen most notably in The Naked Truth and Death on the Nile . 41 MOTOR CARS 40 1990 MERCEDES-BENZ 190 E 2.5-16 EVOLUTION II 1 OF JUST 502 EXAMPLES MADE ESTIMATE 60000 - 70000 42 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Among the most outrageous homologation specials ever sold to the public the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II debuted at the 1990 Geneva Motor Show. Conceived to dethrone BMW s dominant M3 (E30) in the highly prestigious DTM series the newcomer sported an outlandish bodykit designed by renowned aerodynamicist Professor Richard Eppler of Stuttgart University. Powered by a bespoke shorter-stroke bigger bore version of the 2.5 litre DOHC 16-valve engine fitted to its production siblings the Evo II developed 235bhp 7 200rpm and 181lbft of torque 5 000rpm. Equipped with a Getrag five-speed manual gearbox and weighing just 1 340kg the four-door sports saloon was reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 6.9 seconds and 155mph. Suitably uprated its all-round independent suspension (McPherson strut front multi-link rear) boasted an adjustable ride height function while the Baby Benz s ABS-backed four-wheel disc brakes and power assisted recirculating ball steering were similarly enhanced. Considerably more expensive and rarer than BMW s equivalent E30 M3 Sport Evolution all 502 examples of the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II were apparently snapped up before the model officially went on sale Interestingly all but two were finished in BlauSchwarz blue black metallic (the others being painted Astral Silver). Though owners could choose between full leather upholstery and hide trim with cloth inserts. Quick out of the box it would not be until 1992 that racing versions of the Evo II finally vanquished their BMW nemeses the top three places in that season s DTM championship being occupied by Mercedes drivers Ludwig Thiim and Schneider respectively. This particular example was supplied new to Germany and first registered there on 27th July 1990. Subsequently resident in both Spain and the UK it currently wears Spanish number plates ( MA-3714BK ) but also appears on the DVLA and HPi databases (as J613 SWL ). A serial BMW collector who has had numerous E30 M3s over time the vendor was nonetheless intrigued by the prospect of owning an Evo II and thus acquired chassis 736047 during 2003. Said to be huge fun to drive it was garaged at his Marbella holiday home for several years before being entrusted to Blue Bell Wilmslow Ltd for some light recommissioning in December 2012. Totalling 2 440.09 the work included an oil and filter change for the engine plus new water hoses while attention was also paid to the car s brake system central locking exhaust and headlamps etc. Further benefiting from four new Pirelli Rosso 245 40R17 tyres in 2013 the last twelve months or so have seen the Mercedes-Benz fitted with a new radiator and battery not to mention a miles kilometres speedometer face. Still reading in kilometres the odometer shows a highly credible but unwarranted 72 000 c.45 000 miles. Starting readily upon inspection and sounding decidedly purposeful chassis 736047 is trimmed in Black leather and retains its trademark gargantuan adjustable rear spoiler blistered wheelarches and 17-inch alloy wheels. An apparently low mileage example but not so low that it cannot be driven as its maker intended this highly presentable Evo II offers bidders the chance to acquire one of the most unlikely cars ever to emerge from Stuttgart Accompanying paperwork includes a Spanish Tourist Class Registration Document HPi report and sundry bills invoices. 40 REG NO CHASSIS EU-Reg WDB2010361F736047 43 MOTOR CARS 41 1958 MESSERSCHMITT KR200 CABRIOLET ESTIMATE 18000 - 22000 42 1960 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER CLOUD II ESTIMATE 27500 - 32500 REG NO CHASSIS KSL 308 66600 REG NO CHASSIS EU-Reg STB72 Interest in microcars has been on the rise for some time of which many view the tandem seat Messerschmitt s as the cream of the crop. This delightful KR200 Cabriolet hails from 1958 and has been restored over the past 2 years. This has included being repainted in two pack and the engine gearbox brakes and steering also being overhauled. New items have included a brand new tub wiring loom electric box rear wheel plus tyre new hood and the interior being re-trimmed. The streamlined aircraft-style body is finished in the eye-catching combination of cream and the interior trimmed in a complementary shade of red. The vendor currently grades the Messerschmitt in regards to the bodywork paintwork interior engine (KR200s are capable of c.60mph ) and transmission as all being in excellent order. Offered with V5C the Messerschmitt currently displays 45 610 miles and would grace any microcar collection. A unique opportunity for bubble car aficionados everywhere. The decidedly eye-catching righthand drive Cloud II on offer is finished in Cream over Silver and trimmed in Blue-piped Cream-coloured hide. It was apparently repatriated from the USA in c.2000 and acquired by the current keeper the following year who has used it sparingly and dry-stored the Rolls between outings. It was restored in 2002 since when it has been maintained by a Dutch Rolls-Royce and Bentley specialist. The odometer currently displays an unwarranted 80 282 miles. The vendor considers the luxuriously reupholstered interior trim to be excellent and the Standard Steel bodywork paintwork V8 engine and automatic transmission to all be in very good order. We understand that at some point the air conditioning system was removed from the car but it remains complete and forms part of the lot. An apparently fine example of the breed that s now seeking a suitably caring new keeper. 44 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1935 AUSTIN SEVEN SINGLE SEATER ESTIMATE 9000 - 11000 43 1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE V12 COUPE ESTIMATE 30000 - 35000 44 REG NO CHASSIS 534 XUP ARQ24714 REG NO CHASSIS GVG 729K 1S50550 Based on a long Austin 7 chassis Little Satan is a unique Special that comprises a professionally constructed bespoke alloy body clothing thoroughly refurbished mechanicals. The cable brakes have been retained but its many new or replacement parts include wiring harness electric water pump spin-off oil filter Varley racing battery three gallon alloy fuel tank custom Hayward & Scott four-branch stainless inlet and exhaust system and twin SU carburettors overhauled and supplied by Burlen. The 850cc engine was sourced and refurbished by Don Rawson and features a cast-iron flat head on an alloy block and drives through a four-speed manual gearbox to a shortened propshaft. The suspension has been lowered and the little Austin nowadays rides on new 15 x 4inch offset wire wheels shod with fresh radial tyres. This charming road registered Special is being offered due to the vendor s change of racing plans and is eligible for hillclimbs autotests and sprints plus the 750 Motor Club s race series. The Vintage Sports Car Club have accepted some long chassis Austin 7 Specials for competition usage and Little Satan may potentially be eligible to run in their events too if suitably modified. Introduced in 1971 the Series III version of Jaguar s iconic E-Type sportscar was powered by a new super smooth 5343cc SOHC V12 engine. Further benefiting from a wider track revised suspension geometry power steering and uprated brakes it proved a fitting swansong. Total RHD Coupe production amounted to 2 116 cars. Showing a credible but unwarranted 60 000 miles to its odometer chassis 1S50550 is accompanied by paperwork dating back to 1981 at an indicated 39 913 miles. The subject of past restoration work including the refurbishment of its back axle assembly the Jaguar looks to pleasingly retain its original 5.3 litre V12 engine and Beige leather upholstery. Passing its last MOT test on June 17th 2016 the E-Type appears to be fundamentally sound but would benefit from a bare metal repaint and sundry cosmetic tidying. A desirable manual example that the vendor has pressed into everyday service on occasion he variously rates it as being in average (paintwork interior trim) good (bodywork) or very good (engine four-speed manual gearbox electrics) condition. Usable as is this seemingly low mileage home market matching numbers V12 Coupe is offered for sale with original handbook sales and service facilities book over twenty expired MOT certificates and sundry other paperwork. 45 MOTOR CARS 45 1993 FERRARI MONDIAL T 1 OF JUST 54 UK SUPPLIED EXAMPLES ESTIMATE 40000 - 50000 The so-called T was the final iteration of Ferrari s midengined Mondial model range that was launched in 1980 and concluded in 1993 and differed markedly from its earlier siblings both inside and out. The T referred to the re-positioned drivetrain that as per Ferrari F1 cars of the 80s featured the engine mounted longitudinally driving through a transversely positioned transmission. This set the pattern for the marque s midengined V8 cars for years to come and endowed the T with far superior handling to previous Mondials that had their engines mounted higher up and across the frame. For ease of maintenance the revised drivetrain was fixed to a removable subframe. Other Ferrari firsts embodied in the Mondial T included power-assisted steering three-position electronically controlled suspension and ABS as standard fit. Power was provided by a dry-sump V8 unit of 3.4-litres and 300bhp - sufficient to sprint the Prancing Horse to 60mph in 5.6 seconds. Production ran for just 4.5 years during which 987 Coupe versions were created just 54 of which featured right-hand drive and just five were finished in the Medio Blue of the sale car making A11 CXD a very rare example indeed. A notably original and unmolested right-hand drive manual gearbox example it was supplied new to Evans Halshaw of Birmingham in August 1993. It received a documented speedometer change at 45 166 miles and has so far completed a total of 65 492 and just been treated to a service and new timing belt. The vendor is now offering the Ferrari complete with original handbooks service book containing 20 stamps toolkit over 42 000 of invoices and lots of MOTs plus a current one free of advisories and valid into July 2017 - it confirms that this handsome Mondial has travelled little REG NO CHASSIS A11 CXD ZFFKD32C000093049 more than 2 000 miles in the last three years. A rare opportunity. 46 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 1899 PHEBUS 2 1 4HP FORECAR 46 REG NO CHASSIS BS 8509 46 and the engine has been fitted with a contemporary water-cooled cylinder head. The veteran s comfortable ride is attributable to fully- The marque took its name from Phoebus the Greek sun God and its vehicles were manufactured in the Parisian suburb of Suresnes between 1899 and 1903 by Noe Boyer et Cie. The company initially marketed Aster-engine tricycles one of which was ridden at the impressive speed of 39mph on the Crystal Palace velodrome by Charles Jarrott. F W Wellington of St George s Square London marketed the four-wheel Automobilette Phebus when it came to the UK in 1998 which inspired the Automotor Journal of January 1900 to report the new Dion-engined Phebus takes Primrose and Haverstock Hills with the greatest of ease . This charming veteran formed part of the famous Ward Brothers Collection until it was successfully auctioned in 2009. It is believed to be the only remaining example and is distinctive for having a fold-open front seat enabling passengers to be carried ahead of the steering column - hence the name. The coachwork is presented in Green and Black livery and trimmed with Black leather - the Phebus motifs on the side panels are a feature of the car. Its equipment includes a multi-twist bulb horn elliptic front suspension and C-springs on the rear. Fresh valves and valve springs have been fitted in recent years and the Phebus has successfully contested the annual London-Brighton veteran car run. Its unexpected return to the market provides an exciting opportunity to purchase a unique London-Brighton contender that combines French 19th century chic with an impressive turn of speed and of course an early starting position in Hyde Park. 47 MOTOR CARS 47 1934 MG PA SUPERCHARGED SPECIAL ESTIMATE 45000 - 55000 Surely the most familiar and best-loved sports cars of their era the P-type MGs naturally attracted the attention of the clever engineer and enthusiast in search of higher performance. Introduced in March 1934 the MG PA Midget was a more sophisticated and durable design than the J-type Midget it replaced. Longer and more rigid its cruciform-braced chassis was equipped with all round semi-elliptic leaf springs (fixed at their leading edge but held in sliding trunnions at the rear). In standard two-seater form its classic shape was described by colourful US motoring writer Ken W Purdy as a grand piano supported by four harps This supercharged PA special was built in Australia and used in competition before being imported to the UK approximately twenty years ago. The vendor an experienced engineer and racer has owned the car since 2005 during which time it was treated to a chassis up restoration approximately ten years ago. The bodywork and maroon paintwork are currently described as good whilst the 948cc engine (complete with Carrillo rods race pistons and friction-reducing Kawasaki rings) is spot on as is the pre-selector gearbox. The electrics have been rewired. The beige interior presents well with the imposing Jaeger rev counter in clear view of the driver behind the removable steering wheel. Under the bonnet the engine bay looks well cared for whilst the Blockley tyres bonnet strap and rare mechanic s grab handle complete its sporting appearance. Braking is taken care of by Jaguar SS drums to the front with standard drums to the rear. A potent and highly attractive pre-War MG that has been timed at c.95mph at Goodwood 497 UXH is only being offered for sale to help fund a new vintage project. REG NO CHASSIS 497 UXH PA1809 48 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 32000 - 40000 1967 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW MPW 48 REG NO CHASSIS HSA 249E CRX1937 total cost including shipping from London to Houston of 8 548. The Rolls-Royce is resplendent in the contrasting combination of Black coachwork and sumptuous Regal Red hide interior. The odometer currently displays an unwarranted 55 410 miles and the vendor presently classifies the interior trim as excellent and the bodywork paintwork V8 engine and automatic transmission as very good . When tested we found it to be in lovely condition with beautiful woodwork. It changed gear smoothly and was devoid of unwanted noises. HAS 249E is now available complete with the aforementioned bill of sale copies of the factory records and a fresh MOT. A fine example of a splendid breed. The Shadow s arrival in 1965 did much to reverse the notion that Rolls-Royce was falling behind the times and resulted in many firsts for the company including unitary construction rather than separate body chassis units disc rather than drum brakes and independent rear suspension. Though shorter and narrower than the Silver Cloud III it replaced the John Polwhele Blatchley-penned newcomer nevertheless possessed greater space for both luggage and passengers and certainly boasted far more contemporary looks. At launch it was powered by a 172bhp V8 engine of 6230cc. The elegant two-door version of the Shadow was introduced in 1966. This splendid two-door Saloon would impress in any company the clean lines penned by Rolls in-house designer John Polwhele Blatchley seemingly as fresh today as when first seen almost exactly 50 years ago. A lefthand drive example it was delivered new to its first owner Mr William Mitch Jnr. of Fort Worth Texas on March 16 1967. The many factory options selected include electric aerial electric windows Sundym glass hazard warning device and lowered steering column bracket and the accompanying bill of sale confirms a 49 MOTOR CARS 49 1933 SINGER 2 LITRE FOX & NICHOLL TEAM CAR EVOCATION ESTIMATE 40000 - 50000 50 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION A Singer enthusiast through and through the vendor purchased this particular example - originally a 1933 14hp model - from its previous keeper some forty-five years ago. Taken off the road in 1947 and left exposed to the elements the Singer s bodywork had rotted away but its chassis and running gear remained intact (albeit they had become entangled in a hedgerow which had grown up around them). Once back in his Lake District workshop the vendor began to strip down and refurbish his new acquisition. Intrigued by the presence of Castrol R (R for Racing) oil in the engine not to mention a decidedly non-standard camshaft he thought it likely that the 2-litre OHV straight-six unit had had a competition past. Knowing Fox & Nicholl of Tolworth Surrey had not only been supplied with three 1 litre Le Mans cars by the Singer Works for the 1934 season but also enlarged one of the engines to 2 litres he began to wonder whether his powerplant had any link to their endeavours. Speaking at length to the first owner s nephew revealed the car had been fitted with a new engine just before WW2 and that his uncle had gone to somewhere near London to pick up an engine gearbox and front axle from a crashed 2-litre Sports Singer . Whether the somewhere near London was Tolworth remains unknown. However a measuring tape showed the front axle to be wider than a standard 14hp assembly and the presence of twin carburettors with proper provision for them cast and bolted to the head was another anomaly. No standard 2-litre Singer six of 1934 had twin carbs . . . but the racer did. Despite much dogged detective work which saw him contact the National Motor Museum Chrysler (owner of Singer in the early 1970s) Richard Jury and Larry Gains (both mechanics with Fox & Nicholl during the early 1930s) and Bill Arnold (company secretary to Fox & Nicholl in period) the vendor was never able to prove a tangible link between his modified 14hp and the Tolworth-based firm. Nevertheless he decided to replicate the distinctive torpedo coachwork worn by BPG 333 - the Fox & Nicholl entered Singer 1 Litre that finished seventh overall at the 1934 Le Mans 24-hours - when re-bodying his car. Put back on the road in 1976 the two-seater has been well exercised and much enjoyed over the past 40 years with the vendor and his wife undertaking several 5 000-mile plus tours of Europe aboard it. Taking part in the 75th Anniversary of the Ards Tourist Trophy Races during 2003 and journeying to Le Mans Classic with the Singer Owners Club in 2008 the latter trip came after a radiator recore carburettor refurbishment and the renewal of the gearbox bearings etc. While 2013 saw the steering box reconditioned the front springs reset and the brakes attended to. A thorough engine overhaul followed in 2014 including a reground crankshaft refaced flywheel stitch-repaired and rebored refaced block and six new Arias forged pistons. Reassembled with new valves guides springs gaskets timing chains bottom and cam sprockets plus a rejuvenated distributor the straight-six had covered some 500 running-in miles and been treated to an oil change by May 2015. Finished in Fox & Nicholl Red with Black leather upholstery the Singer s detailing extends to a turned aluminium dashboard (complete with Le Mans plaque) passenger grab handle quick release radiator and fuel filler caps and auxiliary driving lights. Starting readily upon inspection and fitted with a taller than standard rear axle ratio the two-seater has been unofficially timed at 106mph. Perhaps eligible for Le Mans Classic not to mention a host of VSCC events this delightful Singer 2 Litre Fox & Nicholl Team Car Evocation was featured in the January 1983 edition of Classic & Sportscar magazine (a copy of which remains in its history file as does a MOT certificate valid until June 2017). 49 REG NO CHASSIS YWG 531 4241 The Fox & Nicholl Team Car BPG 333 the inspiration behind this Singer 51 MOTOR CARS 50 1954 ASTON MARTIN DB2 4 SALOON 1 OF 448 EXAMPLES AND POTENTIALLY MILLE MIGLIA ELIGIBLE ESTIMATE 180000 - 220000 52 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION The Aston Martin DB2 4 is a sports car with a very definite appeal. It has full saloon car comfort coupled with performance and roadholding of a very high order (Autocar Magazine) Introduced at the October 1953 London Motor Show the DB2 4 represented a new breed of longer-legged more accommodating Aston Martin. Some seven inches longer and a little taller than its predecessor the fitting of a smaller seventeen-gallon fuel tank (still good for circa 300 miles) plus some minor platform changes liberated enough room for two small seats to be positioned above the back axle. Visually distinguished by a one-piece windscreen and rear hatchback the new model boasted such niceties as a telescopic steering column and adjustable backrests. Panelled in lightweight aluminium over an advanced tubular frame chassis its independent front suspension featured a sophisticated trailing link coil-sprung set-up tempered by an anti-roll bar while at the rear a Panhard rod assisted radius arms in keeping the coil-sprung beam axle firmly tied down. Initially powered by a 2580cc version of the famous Willie Watson W.O. Bentley designed DOHC straightsix engine the adoption of a larger 83mm bore size saw capacity rise to 2922cc in mid-1954. Thanks to its Vantage state of tune the 2.6 litre unit was credited with developing some 125bhp and 144lbft of torque - outputs sufficient for a quoted 111mph top speed. Overshadowed by its racing DB3 DB3S siblings the model still enjoyed a successful competition career winning the team prize on the 1955 Monte Carlo Rally (interestingly the factory also fielded a pair of DB2 4s for the Mille Miglia). Of the 565 MKIs made just 448 are thought to have been two-door saloons. According to its accompanying copy Aston Martin Ltd (AML) Build Sheet and Service Record this particular MKI 2.6 litre example - chassis number LML 664 - was originally specified with optional heavy duty shock absorbers and RJ needles. Supplied new via S.M.T. to Carlaw Ltd of 97 West George Street Glasgow the DB2 4 had a replacement engine fitted whilst still under guarantee and indeed appears to have returned to the factory for occasional work up until January 1964. Migrating to America sometime thereafter the 2 2-seater was discovered by its previous keeper in a Virginian barn during 2008. Dust covered and obviously immobile for many years the Aston Martin was subsequently entrusted to Francis Warwick of the Lea Francis Co in West Palm Beach Florida (Mr Warwick s outfit specialises in the restoration of British marques). Disassembled the DB2 4 had its alloy bodywork repaired as necessary and its underside cleaned and undercoated. The wiring was renewed and the instruments rejuvenated. The engine was thoroughly checked over and compression tested and the gearbox serviced. A period correct exhaust system was installed and the radiator re-cored. Attention was paid to the fuel system suspension and four-wheel drum brakes too. Re-trimmed in Olive Green leather the interior also gained a new Beige cloth headlining and refinished wood veneer trims. The windscreen was renewed and the side window winder mechanisms overhauled. The result of all this refurbishment was apparently Best in Class and Exceptional in Class awards garnered at various American concours meetings. 50 REG NO CHASSIS 733 UYJ LML 664 53 MOTOR CARS 50 Further enhanced since entering the current UK-based ownership the past year or so has seen chassis LML 664 treated to an estimated 60 000 worth of expenditure by marque specialist Oselli. As well as a total bare metal repaint in California Sage Metallic the 2 2-seater has benefited from sundry re-chroming (front grille window frames bumpers) new rubbers overhauled SU carburettors and extensive engine engine bay detailing not to mention the installation of a new aluminium radiator (plus associated cowlings) high torque starter motor exhaust silencer EZ electronic power steering wood rim steering wheel and chrome wire wheels. Road tested following the renewal of its engine oil and anti-freeze etc the Aston Martin possesses a no advisories MOT certificate valid until May 12th 2017. Potentially Mille Miglia eligible this decidedly smart and former concours award winning DB2 4 is worthy of close inspection. Offered for sale with UK V5C Registration Document BMIHT Certificate the aforementioned AML (Ltd) Build Sheet Service Record numerous restoration invoices photos and tools. 54 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 50 55 MOTOR CARS 51 1999 MASERATI GHIBLI GT ESTIMATE 10000 - 12000 52 1970 MG C ROADSTER ESTIMATE 20000 - 24000 REG NO CHASSIS V6 NBD ZAM336B0000400235 REG NO CHASSIS CAN 976H GCN1 2962G Responsible for supplying this handsome Gran Turismo when new the Glenvarigill Company Ltd of Edinburgh also sold it to previous keeper Simon Hemingway under the Trident Approved Scheme on 10th October 2001 at a warranted mileage of 18 423. Finished in Blu Nettuno with Pelle Rossa upholstery and powered by a turbocharged 2.8-litre V6 (284bhp 305lbft) allied to four-speed automatic transmission the four-seater cost Richard Colton 14 000 upon entering his ownership some four years and 47 000 miles later. Reputedly the penultimate example of just 236 RHD Ghibli IIs made the Maserati was dispatched to marque specialist Bill McGrath Ltd during August 2006 where 12 462.05 worth of attention was paid to its radiator steering front suspension rear axle engine (cylinder heads overhauled new pistons liners main bearings timing chains etc) and interior. Waxoyled the following year chassis 400235 returned to Bill McGrath Ltd c.3 000 miles ago for a cambelt service new rear brake callipers and the fitment of stainless steel exhaust back boxes etc. Purchased by the vendor in 2015 the car has recently been treated to a service whilst the wheels have been refurbished. It is offered for sale with original owner s handbook and stamped service book comprehensive service history including over 17 000 worth of post-2005 invoices cherished registration V6 NBD and MOT certificate valid until June 2017. MG Cs may have had a rough ride in period but good ones are now very sought after on the classic market as enthusiasts increasingly appreciate what a fine car it is in its own right rather than viewing it as an MG B with a difference. This extremely smartlypresented example is finished in the contrasting combination of Old English White bodywork and Black interior trim with white pipping. Having received an extensive bodywork restoration in c.2003 it further benefits from an MG Motorsport fast road engine complete with triple 45 Weber Carburettors Maniflow 6 branch manifold with duel pipe and twin rear box exhaust system rebuilt gearbox and overdrive uprated suspension and brakes quick rack with EZ power steering MGOC executive seats other extras include chrome wire wheels and boot rack and a leather-trimmed steering wheel. CAN 976H has been in the current ownership for the last 14 years and is offered with a large history file documenting all work completed and a collection of old MOT certificates dating back to the 1980 s. The vendor currently grades the bodywork paintwork interior trim six-cylinder engine and four-speed overdrive gearbox as all being in very good order. It comes complete with an MOT into August 2017. 56 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1954 MG TF 1250 ESTIMATE 19000 - 23000 53 1957 LAND ROVER 88 ESTIMATE 10000 - 12000 54 REG NO CHASSIS 545 UYR HDH 55 3391 REG NO CHASSIS TSY 301 111701008 According to its Heritage Certificate this RHD export model was despatched to Eire on 23 February 1954 in kit form finished in primer with wire wheels. In 1958 the car returned to the UK and in 1971 was acquired by the late Tom Davis proprietor of celebrated MG specialists Toulmin Motors and registered FR 13. A regular on the show circuits during his ownership the car retains a Toulmin rocker cover and badge. Purchased by the vendor a lifelong MG enthusiast from Brown & Gammons in 2009 at the time of purchase being fitted with a 5-speed Sierra gearbox and a new wiring harness whilst all brake pipes were renewed. Finished in red with red interior it is said to drive very well with good paintwork and very good gearbox. Offered with weather gear Swansea V5 MoT to May 2017 a quantity of MoTs back to 1972 assorted invoices (including a brake master cylinder in May this year) Heritage Certificate and a copy of MG Sports magazine featuring a centrefold of the car. TSY 301 was manufactured for the MOD in 1957 and then road registered 10 years later. Apparently very well maintained the Landie s original engine was replaced with a 2.25-litre unit which together with the transmission brake system and starter motor has since been overhauled. The vehicle has been rewired with a period loom and new clutch door and window seals and (old stock) trafficators installed. The odometer currently displays an unwarranted but feasible 57 861 miles. The vendor presently describes the engine transmission and electrical equipment as excellent the bodywork and interior trim as very good and the paintwork as good . Finished in Green and trimmed in Green and Black it comes complete with hardtop and an MOT valid to January 14 next year. Series Land Rovers have been collectible for a long time now but became even more so with the demise of the closely-related Defender. Series 1 models are generally the most sought after. 57 MOTOR CARS 55 2007 ASTON MARTIN DB9 VOLANTE ESTIMATE 40000 - 50000 56 C.1972 84 CITROEN 2CV AKS 400 FOURGONETTE ESTIMATE 9000 - 11000 REG NO CHASSIS RK07KJJ SCFAC02A17GB06755 REG NO CHASSIS B198KNV V57A2KA0000KA3315 This handsome Volante is presented in Gunmetal Grey and trimmed in Black hide. It comes complete with Aston Martin service history endorsing the indicated mileage of 44 800 plus an MOT valid into September 2017. The vendor believes it to be a very good example of the breed and currently rates the bodywork paintwork interior trim V12 engine and automatic transmission as all being to that level of condition. Designed by Henrik Fisker before he formed Fisker Automotive the DB9 was produced from 2004 to 2016 and was the first model to be manufactured at the company s Gaydon plant in Warwickshire. The Volante version features softer springing than the Coupe but weighs 130 pounds more owing to its additional strengthening and high tech folding roof mechanism which takes just 17 seconds to raise or lower. The engine output of 450bhp is sufficient for a 0-60mph time of 4.9 seconds and 165mph top speed. Reputedly supplied new to Spain in 1972 this handsome Citroen 2CV Van was later purchased by Mr Shacaluga of Gibraltar with the aim of using it to promote his confectionary business. Upgraded for its new role the light commercial was apparently fitted with the engine gearbox and front disc brakes from a 1984 Citroen 2CV Saloon (plus other parts). Treated to a special paint job together with Gibraltar Confectionary stickers the 2CV also gained a wooden steering wheel roof height cabin cooling fan special seat covers bespoke stainless steel bumpers and Citroen GS Pallas wheel trims. Understood to have been sparingly used by Mr Shacaluga and to have not formed part of his day-to-day delivery fleet the Van was imported to the UK during 2007. Having previously benefited from a gearbox overhaul and replacement steering rack B198 KNV is offered with an MOT certificate into November 2016 with no advisories V5C bits and bobs from its time in Gibraltar and a collection of invoices. 58 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1954 CHEVROLET 3100 PICKUP ESTIMATE 16000 - 18000 57 1972 LOTUS GS EUROPA TWIN CAM ESTIMATE 15000 - 18000 58 REG NO CHASSIS 734 UYO 0743982F54X REG NO CHASSIS DUR 168K 1395P 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. The left-hand drive sale vehicle has recently been brought to these shores from the dry state of California where its long term private keeper of some 10 years treated 734 UYO to a re-paint and interior re-trim. Power comes from a 3.8-litre (231ci) petrol engine coupled to a three -speed manual gearbox and the pickup features a side mounted spare wheel with White wall tyres which are said to be all in good order and has recently been treated to a new battery starter motor clutch kit handbrake cables and oil change. Offered with V5C and MOT exempt if you drive a modern box and long for something more interesting - then this could be for you The result of a collaboration between Mike Rawlings of Bristol-based Lotus dealer GS Cars Ltd and stylist William Towns hatched in 1974 the GS Europa blended many of the design cues of the time in striking GRP bodywork clothing a standard Europa Twin cam. On seeing the finished car Colin Chapman gave the design his blessing and sanctioned the product s use of the Lotus name. It is believed just fifteen examples were built before production ceased in the late 1970s. Survival rates are unclear but only about five are known making this an extremely exclusive piece of Lotus history. In the current ownership for the last decade DUR 168K is finished in Carnival red with re-trimmed Oatmeal leather. Retaining its original engine a recent test by Classic & Sportscar found it to perform well with only a few minor marks to the paint being noted. Benefiting from the fitment of a replacement Spyder chassis around 1992 a detailed history file accompanies the car including assorted photographs GS Cars sales brochures invoice from Allon White for the retrim old MoTs photostat of the original logbook copy of a 1975 press release copy 1977 Motor article correspondence from Roger Fowler of GS Cars report by Mike Rawlings on the model s technical details Swansea V5C and MoT to May 2017 with no advisories. 59 MOTOR CARS 59 1930 ASTON MARTIN INTERNATIONAL 1.5 LITRE SHORT CHASSIS TOURER ESTIMATE 110000 - 150000 60 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION From its inception in 1913 Aston Martin s early offerings quickly led to a reputation for performance and sporting ability. However following the departure of Robert Bamford in 1920 Lionel Martin s concentration on motor sport naturally affected the business of manufacturing cars for sale to the public and in 1925 with its finances in a precarious position the company experienced the first of many changes of ownership. In 1924 control passed to the Charnwood family. In 1926 Bert Bertelli came on board and the company moved into new premises in Feltham. Bertelli oversaw the development of a team of Works cars to compete in racing events which were based on the 1.5-litre OHC road cars. These had dry-sump lubrication which was carried over to the short chassis International sports model which debuted in 1929. With coachwork designed by Bert Bertelli s brother Harry just 81 examples were constructed before production ended in 1932. Accompanied by a good history file containing details Chassis S50 was built in early 1930 and was first registered to Mr R A Godden of London that July. Mr Godden certainly enjoyed using the car as it returned to the Works in 1931 for an engine overhaul having covered some 18 000 miles. The next keeper a WH Ainsley of Huddersfield acquired the car in 1932 before selling it four years later to A Major G N Sheffield who spent the war years at the Royal Aircraft Establishment in Farnborough. In 1948 he sold the car to a colleague Peter White and by 1952 it was in the ownership of Aston aficionado Eric Farmer who also owned one of the 1922 GP cars. S50 remained in his possession for the next forty years being dismantled by him with a view to commencing a rebuild which he was sadly unable to continue due to illness. His friend Denis Jenkinson was called upon to loosely reassemble the car and it was subsequently sold to a Mr Thomas Lee of Virginia Water. of previous owners back to 1930 restoration receipts and correspondence as well as many pre-war items including a copy factory work sheet 2007 VSCC Eligibility Document and buff continuation logbook GH 4093 must surely represent an excellent opportunity for the discerning collector to acquire an extremely desirable example of a truly iconic pre-War Aston Martin. Finished in Carver Blue with dark blue leather interior the car boasts matching numbers and remains in remarkably original and unmolested condition. Weather gear comprises of a double-duck tonneau hood and hood cover. Mr Lee had renowned Aston expert Bill Elwell-Smith carry out a full restoration which was completed in 1995 and was reputed to have cost some 60 000 before the car came into the possession of David Venables. He used it on the road and in various events (understood to have been the first time it experienced any form of competition) including two outings at the Brighton Speed Trials in 2007 and 2009 where it took 2nd place in the VSCC class. In February 2011 the car featured on the front cover of The Automobile being the subject of a detailed article and road test. 59 REG NO CHASSIS GH 4093 S50 61 MOTOR CARS 60 1946 MG TC SUPPLIED NEW TO MAJOR A.T. GOLDIE GARDENER OBE MC ESTIMATE 25000 - 30000 MG s new TC model was announced within five weeks of peace returning to Europe following WW2. Only available in RHD power came from the company s proven 1250cc OHV XPAG unit mated to a four-speed gearbox. With an output of 54.4bhp it was capable of an impressive top speed approaching 80mph. As evidenced by the accompanying buff logbook this early example was originally the property of Major A T Goldie Gardner OBE MC winner of three BRDC Gold Stars and a highly accomplished racing driver and record breaker both pre and post-World War Two. In 1939 his streamlined MG exceeded 200mph and took a number of 1100cc and 1500cc class records at Dessau Germany. Indeed between 1936 and 1950 he set over 100 international and national speed records in Europe and the USA. His close relationship with MG naturally resulted in him taking possession of one of the new TC models in 1946. Registered in his name on 23 March of that year he kept the car until 1948 when it passed to the Watson family of Purley Surrey. Details of further keepers up to 1973 are recorded on further buff logbooks offered with the car. Recent works exceeding 4 000 have included converting the front lever arms to Spax adjustable shock absorbers with telescopic dampers being fitted to the rear. The brakes were also overhauled at this time. The interior has been retrimmed in red leather and a removable steering wheel is fitted whilst a single aero screen enhances its sporting appeal. Understood to be fitted with fibreglass wings the car sits well on its 16inch wheels with recent Avon tyres. Kept in a heated dehumidified garage the car benefits from both a hood REG NO CHASSIS MG 6963 TC0498 and sidescreens whilst its interesting early history would make it an excellent addition to any MG collection. 62 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 30000 - 35000 1998 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SERAPH 61 REG NO CHASSIS R677 KSX SCALA61E7XCH01662 The Graham Hull-penned Silver Seraph marked RollsRoyce s intention to reclaim its reputation as producer of the best car in the world . Following a long gestation period it was eventually only made for four years - 1998 to 2002 - as a result of which just 1 570 Seraphs vacated the Crewe factory. Its monocoque chassis was 65 percent stiffer than that of the Silver Spirit it replaced while power came from a BMW-derived all-alloy V12 engine of 5.4-litres. This Silver example is matched with a Dark Blue leather interior and displays 45 800 miles and has recently received new tyres and batteries. Included in the sale is the original book pack with handbooks plus service book containing 10 entries the last dated July 2015 at 40 228 miles. R677 KSX is offered with V5C current MOT certificate into April 2017 and offers a potential new keeper a very special motoring experience at a fraction of its original cost. 63 MOTOR CARS 62 1991 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 4 CABRIOLET 25 500 MILES FROM NEW ESTIMATE 55000 - 65000 Perfectly-presented in the ever-popular combination of Guards Red bodywork and full Black leather trim and hood this very attractive four-wheel drive 964 Series Cabriolet was supplied new by Five Oaks Garage Ltd (official Porsche Centre for the Channel Islands) to a Mr James Hardcastle. Three more keepers have ensued yet the Porsche s mileage currently stands at just 25 500 miles. This figure is fully supported by the service history that comprises 14 stamps by a combination of main dealers and marque specialists. The car s comprehensive specification includes electric sports seats top tinted windscreen and a CD radio with rear-mounted speakers. The vendor has no hesitation in grading the bodywork paintwork interior trim 3.6-litre engine and five-speed manual gearbox as all being in excellent order and is offering the Cabriolet complete with Porsche Certificate of Authenticity full set of owners books two sets of keys and an MOT valid into May next year. The perfect acquisition in readiness for Summer 2017. Penned by Benjamin Dimson the 964 was manufactured between 1989 and 1994 when it was supplanted by the last of the air-cooled 911s the 993. Its more integrated bumpers and other styling updates gave the newcomer a fresh appearance and it was considered by Porsche to be 85 percent new compared to the outgoing 3.2 model. It was also the first 911 to be offered with the option of Tiptronic automatic transmission four-wheel drive ABS brakes and power steering though as before there was the choice of Coupe Targa or Cabriolet guises. The powerplant was a new naturally aspirated flat-six unit of 3.6-ltre displacement the output of which was 248bhp at REG NO CHASSIS J549 WFL WP0ZZZ96ZLS422937 6 100rpm. Autocar s performance figures for the manual gearbox Coupe were 0-60mph in 5.1 seconds and a top speed of 158mph. The total number of 964s produced was 53 180 of which 4 802 were Carrera 4 Cabriolets. 64 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 40000 - 45000 1903 OLDSMOBILE CURVED DASH 5HP RUNABOUT 63 REG NO CHASSIS BS 8536 16232 Ransom Eli Odls s diminutive cars made a coast-to-coast crossing of America in 73 days during 1903). Finished in black with black upholstery this particular example is understood to be one of the rarer Southern Tread models (so-called because a wider than standard track enabled them to better traverse the deeply-rutted unmade roads which were then typical of America s Southern States). Resident in Australia for decades the Oldsmobile was a dismantled restoration project by the time that Dr David Martin of Woodforde Adelaide acquired it during 1982. Painstakingly renovated over the next two years with assistance from Glyn Lucas (enamel paintwork) and Gordon Eames (buttoned leather upholstery) the Curved Dash was subsequently awarded the Advertiser trophy for Veteran cars by the Advertiser Named after its distinctively shaped footboard the Curved Dash Oldsmobile was introduced in 1901. Adopted as the marque s sole retail model the following year in the wake of a near catastrophic factory fire the two-seater became America s first mass-produced gasoline-powered car. Initially priced at 650 the Curved Dash proved a runaway success. Though the Runabout s popularity was not only due to its affordability but also to a clever marketing campaign that encompassed everything from songs (such as the one above) to various headline grabbing publicity runs (one of newspaper group of Southern Australia. Regularly exercised by Dr Martin thereafter - including several Bay to Birwood Runs - the two-seater also graced the pages of numerous publications. Seemingly well-kept by its subsequent custodians the Oldsmobile was issued with the UK registration number BS 8536 on July 1st 2010. Riding on wooden artillery wheels this delightful Southern Tread 5hp car is offered for sale with a wealth of correspondence between Dr Martin and Gary Hoonsbeen of the Curved Dash Oldsmobile Club an album of restoration photographs two folders of Club literature (newsletters etc) assorted technical paperwork and an entry into this year s London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. 65 MOTOR CARS 64 1971 FIAT 500 F WITH GRAZIELLA 300 CARAVAN ESTIMATE 28000 - 32000 65 1984 FERRARI 308 GTS QV ESTIMATE 45000 - 55000 REG NO CHASSIS EU-Reg 6408085 REG NO CHASSIS T.B.A. 50657 And you thought glamping was a new invention Here we have the unrepeatable opportunity to acquire an apparently very tidy lefthand drive Fiat 500F together with matching two-person caravan. The car has recently been treated to a comprehensive mechanical overhaul repaint in its original shade of White and retrim of the interior in Red and White. It currently displays a mere 79 604km and is said by the vendor to be nice and solid with no visible corrosion . The delightful Levante Graziella 300 caravan has also been restored inside and out. Just three metres long and 400kg in weight it nevertheless features a pop-up roof for the optimum combination of aerodynamics and accommodation and is equipped with kitchen dinette that converts into a double bed and wardrobe. Light robust well insulated and easy to repair it is surely the perfect holiday partner for Fiat s iconic little Nuova 500. By switching to Bosch fuel injection in March 1981 Ferrari robbed its successful 308 GTB GTS models of some forty horsepower. Worried about the consequent loss of performance Maranello executive Eugenio Alzati determined to give the 90-degree quad-cam 2926cc V8 its teeth back. Announced in October 1982 the new QV or quattrovalve model was a revelation. Sporting - as its name suggests - four-valve cylinder heads it was credited with developing some 240bhp and 192lbft of torque. Emissions friendly it nevertheless boasted less noise more power and better throttle response than its predecessor. Reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 5.7 seconds and 158mph the QV cars once again had the raw speed to match their sublime Pininfarina sculpted looks. Finished in Nero black with crema interior this LHD QV has been converted to euro spec lights. Registering just c.24 000 miles recent expenditure has included a full repaint new brakes various engine suspension and mechanical works new tyres and a cambelt service. The vendor advises that receipts on file total c. 8 500. Offered with original service book and manual spare wheel and some tools the car will be UK registered and comes with an MoT until September 2017. 66 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1992 BMW 850i ESTIMATE NO RESERVE 66 2006 AK 427 COBRA EVOCATION ESTIMATE 18000 - 22000 67 REG NO CHASSIS K308 PDY WBAEG12040CB27031 REG NO CHASSIS BVG789E AKK04044272014705 The vendor purchased this Diamond Black 850i as a project. The V12 engine has subsequently been fully overhauled by 8 Series specialist Chris Burton during which the heads were skimmed valve seats and broken rocker arm replaced and new valves stem oil seals timing chain and gaskets installed. Other items replaced include plugs leads distributor caps coils lambda sensors brake discs and pads track rod ends washer jets batteries and horn. This is a high specification 850i that features rare six-speed manual gearbox sunroof climate control six-CD autochanger heated sports seats with memory full Parchment-coloured leather interior and rear blind. The vendor currently grades the interior trim and engine of the BMW as very good the bodywork and transmission as good and the paintwork (which has a key scratch on the passenger door) as average . It comes complete with thousands of pounds worth of invoices original manuals old tax discs and an MOT to July 31st 2017. The iconic Cobra was born when Texan Carroll Shelby shoe-horned Ford s new lightweight 260ci V8 into the nose of the John Tojeiro designed AC Ace. The resulting car was a winner from nose to tail and in later 289ci and 427ci guise accounted for countless race and championship victories on both sides of the Atlantic. Under the circumstances it is now hard to believe that the final road-going versions were slow to find homes. Fast forward 15 years or so however and original Cobras were suddenly escalating in value quickly shooting way beyond the reach of most enthusiasts for ever. Almost overnight the market for evocations was born. Amongst the most respected manufacturers of Cobra evocations AK Sportscars was founded in 1992 by Alan Frew and Ken Freeman. This example is understood to have been completed in 2006 by an engineer and experienced kit car builder. Since entering the vendor s collection in 2015 it has been treated to a professional respray in red the gearbox has been comprehensively overhauled a new clutch has been fitted and new seats and carpets installed. Described as being in excellent condition as regards its bodywork paintwork engine transmission and cream black interior trim it is powered by a 5.7-litre V8 driving through a five-speed manual gearbox. Registering some 10 000 miles on its odometer it is accompanied by a Swansea V5 document recording just one previous keeper and an MOT until August 2017. 67 MOTOR CARS 68 1961 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MKI ESTIMATE 30000 - 35000 69 1954 SUNBEAM ALPINE SPECIAL ESTIMATE 13000 - 15000 REG NO CHASSIS Un-Reg HBT7L12186 REG NO CHASSIS MWO 333 A3015937HRUS Little more than 1 000 miles have apparently been covered in this lefthand drive 3000 since it was treated to a body-off restoration. The twin carburettor engine was professionally overhauled during which the crankshaft was rebalanced - a subsequent compression test confirms all cylinders giving 120psi or above. The unit nowadays drives through an all-synchromesh five-speed Toyota gearbox and the Healey rides on 72 spoke 15 x 5 inch chrome wire wheels. The car comes with over 35 000 worth of receipts for parts alone which include expenditure on the above plus suspension brakes and wiring harness etc. The 3000 is finished in the attractive combination of Maroon over White and trimmed in Tan-coloured hide. A Black hard top is included in the sale of this 2 2 which currently displays a total mileage of 93 000 and comes complete with 3-digit handbrake lock. It was Sunbeam dealer George Hartwell who had the idea of creating a Sports Roadster version of the Talbot 90 Saloon. Sunbeam liked the thinking and offered the so-called Alpine for general sale and had the bodies for these striking two-seaters hand-crafted by Thrupp & Maberly. The Alpine Special was a limited edition version equipped with higher output engine just 42 of which featured righthand drive making the sale car a rare survivor. Within days of it being registered in 1954 it competed in the London MC Rally. It was apparently restored in the 70s since when it has remained unmolested save for running repairs. The vendor presently views the transmission as poor the bodywork and Red paintwork as poor to average the engine as average and the Black interior trim as good . A spare overhauled gearbox and the original Stromberg carburettors (it now runs on a single one) are included in the sale. 68 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1971 MG B ROADSTER ESTIMATE 9000 - 11000 70 1994 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA ESTIMATE 20000 - 25000 71 REG NO CHASSIS HUY 586K LHNS 249519 REG NO CHASSIS L135 EON WP0ZZZ99ZRS311028 The UK supplied MGB Roadster we offer here was restored over an 12 year period by a garage owner from Bilston West Midlands for his own use. The accompanying history file contains a photographic record of the restoration and numerous invoices for work and parts fitted together with an MOT certificate that expires on December 18th 2016. The B has covered something like 430 miles since completion. The specification of the car includes a tuned engine with fast road cam a 45 DCOE Webber carburettor and fabricated extractor manifold oil cooler with braided pipes electronic ignition in line fuel filter Kenlowe thermostatically controlled engine fan spin off oil filter and stainless steel exhaust. The suspension boasts all round Koni shock absorbers and poly bushes with a quick steering rack and chrome wire wheels. The car also sports a chrome luggage rack and lockable fuel cap. The interior has red piped beige leather trim set off by a red carpet matching red seat belts and a new red tonneau cover and mohair hood. The car has manual transmission with overdrive on third and top gears. The 993 variant of Porsche s iconic 911 line was a particularly significant link in the cars s long chain of development as it marked the end of an era that had begun forty-three years earlier with the 356 by being the last Porsche to be powered by an air-cooled engine. It was penned by Englishman Tony Hatter and mechanical updates included more power for the 3.6-litre flat six engine (272bhp) and a brand new sixspeed manual gearbox. The 993 was available as a two-door Coupe or Convertible and with two or four-wheel drive a latterly as a Targa with a sliding glass roof. The silver Carrera variant offered here is fitted with the popular Tiptronic automatic gearbox and black leather interior. A sunroof is also present and it appears to have been enjoyed by the most recent recorded keeper since February 2010. The odometer displays 156 300 miles and the vendor claims there is a full document file with all bills and relevant paperwork spare keys and previous MOT certificates . They continue by describing the Porsche as having good bodywork engine and interior trim and very good paintwork and transmission . 69 MOTOR CARS 72 1938 AUSTIN 12 4 HEAVY LOW LOADER TAXI 1 OF JUST 4 KNOWN SURVIVORS ESTIMATE 30000 - 35000 Prompted to enter the London taxicab market in 1929 by a generous order from dealers Mann and Overton Austin soon upset the status quo. Based on the redoubtable 12 4 chassis the Longbridge manufacturer s High Lot model was cheaper easier to maintain and more reliable than its Morris Commercial and Beardmore opposition. Updated in 1934 as the Low Loader or LL the Austin boasted ample luggage space next to the driver and four seats to the rear compartment (though two of these were of the fold down variety). Among the more expensive coachwork options J & H Ricketts Landaulette design featured a retractable rear roof that allowed passengers to make the most of any clement weather and could be had in four- or airier six-light guises. Famously durable the 12 4 s 1861cc sidevalve four-cylinder engine was allied to an equally stoical four-speed manual gearbox both of which promised years of faithful service. One of just four Ricketts-bodied examples known to have survived ELW 601 remained in service until 1955 by which time it belonged to Alan McIntosh of Upper Norwood. Subsequently passing through the hands of F. Bloomfield Ltd H.W. Baker-Duly Jean Foster and Alan Nightingale the Austin was rescued from a council lock-up garage in Gravesend during the late 1980s by taxi collector Anthony Blackman. Treated to an extensive restoration that saw much of its ash framing renewed by subsequent keeper James Wood the 12 4 returned to the road in 2003. Still presentable some thirteen years later this decidedly rare Low Loader has benefited from a new head gasket eight new valves and five fresh tyres during the vendor s custodianship. Sporting a roof rack taxi meter and ingenious one directional wind-up REG NO CHASSIS ELW 601 81512 wind-down windows period photos on file show ELW 601 in London traffic before WW2 and participating in the 1964 London to Brighton Historic Commercial Run. 70 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 40000 - 50000 1966 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MKIII 73 REG NO CHASSIS BBD 65E HBJ8L 37076 production closed at the end of 1967 after 42 926 had been made 17 712 of which were MKIIIs. BBD 65E left the production line in 1966 and was 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 four-speed manual transmission. It is being offered complete with woodrim steering wheel badge bar door mirrors and a pair of period Lucas spot lamps plus an MOT certificate into May 2017. The vendor also informs us BBD 65E has recently completed a trip to the Essen classic car show in Germany with no problems . 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 150 bhp straight-six engine and featured such niceties as wind up windows and a walnut-veneer facia. 3000 immediately exported to the USA. It was repatriated in 1987 at which point the car was restored and converted from left to righthand drive. The task is believed to have involved some 12 000 worth of new parts including a new wiring harness. In 2011 BBD 65E received a sympathetic restoration which included the Healey being re-painted and four new wings being supplied by Bell Classic Cars. Sporting Black bodywork matched to a pleasing mix of Red and Black leather the odometer 71 MOTOR CARS 74 1969 JAGUAR E-TYPE 4.2 ROADSTER ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 It is understandable that the early flat-floor Series 1 E-Types are the ones making the big money but few would argue that the Series 2 models are better drivers cars - they possess more cockpit space and superior transmission and braking. Manufactured in 1969 little is known about this particular examples early history though somewhere along the way it has been treated to a respray in Dark Blue that s teamed with Cream-coloured interior trim. When the vendor found it it was hiding in a large shed in Southern Spain. It had apparently been taxed from 1997 to 2001 but removed from the road in September 2005 the date of its last MOT. It hadn t turn a wheel since until the vendor bought it and carried out a degree of mild recommissioning - eg he reconditioned the cooling fans renewed the brake and clutch seals and water hoses carried out a full oil service administered some repairs to the bonnet paintwork and treated the Jaguar to a thorough polish. This apparently now tidy example features a colour-matched hood rides on chrome wire wheels and is offered with V5C. Surely the perfect transport for next summer s sunshine. The Series 2 E-type production ran from 1968 to 1971 when it was supplanted by the still more federallyorientated V12-powered Series 3. Purists mourned the change to larger lamp clusters and other design details dictated by USA regulations - the E-Type s prime marketplace - but the overall outline of Malcolm Sayer s masterpiece remained unchanged. The total production of Series 2 Roadsters was 8 627. REG NO CHASSIS KFL 134G 1R9681 72 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 70000 - 80000 1934 MG N-TYPE MAGNETTE 75 THE EX-KEN CRAWFORD REG NO CHASSIS JW 5703 NA0448 Following the vogue for small capacity six-cylinder sports cars of the early 1930s MG produced the N-Type Magnette from 1934 to 1936. A development of the K & L-Types but replacing the simple ladder frame of the earlier cars with a tapering chassis the model was to be the last of their Light Sixes . According to the copy factory records accompanying the car chassis NA 0448 was supplied with two-seat coachwork finished in black with green interior to renowned MG driver Ken Crawford via Messrs. C. Attwood & Sons of Wolverhampton on 20th October 1934 and registered JW 5703. The records note the car was fitted with NE engine modifications plus a number of other modifications including NE specification carburettors and distributor together with a raised compression ratio of 8.2 1. Clearly Crawford had competition work in mind and he went on to use the car in a number of events during his ownership including the 1935 Land s End and Edinburgh Trials. Copy photographs and articles from Light Car magazine are included in the history file illustrating some of his exploits with it. The vendor a life-long engineer purchased the car in 1987 and set about a complete restoration to very high standards. This labour of love was to take nearly 30 years and the result is a true testament to his very high skills. Resplendent in its original immaculate black colour scheme with apple green interior. The car has been retrimmed to the highest possible standard by one of the country s leading coach upholsters. The car is powered by a 1479cc six-cylinder engine and retains the twin rearmounted spare wheel set up specified by Crawford. Offered with a beautifully presented detailed history file and Swansea V5 document this wonderful MG is worthy of the closest inspection. We are advised the car drives as well as it looks 73 MOTOR CARS 76 1967 PORSCHE 911 S ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 74 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Introduced in late 1966 the 911 S (for Super) featured a more powerful version of its standard sibling s air-cooled 1991cc flat-six engine. Credited with developing 160bhp and 132lbft of torque thanks to a reprofiled camshaft higher compression ratio larger valves better porting and bigger carburettor jets etc the newcomer also benefited from a rear anti-roll bar (to augment the front one) Koni shock absorbers vented (rather than solid) disc brakes and unsprung weight saving Fuchs fivespoke alloy wheels. With a 7 300rpm redline and evenly spaced gears (the exception being a notably tall fifth which permitted 100mph 4 200rpm) it was reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 8 seconds and 137mph. Capable of humbling more exotic machinery on road or track the 2 2-seater could also catch out the unwary. Though Car and Driver magazine commented All told Porsche s admonition not for the novice is a bit gratuitous. Within normal driving limits and with reasonable caution the 911S handles predictably controllably and head and shoulders above practically anything else on the road . Autocar magazine were similarly impressed remarking that The Porsche 911S is a car one never likes to leave parked when one could be driving it . Despite such rave reviews a steep import duty laden asking price kept UK sales to a minimum. Indeed just 35 right-hand drive examples are thought to have been delivered new to these shores in 1967. First road registered by Middlesex County Council on 28th June 1967 (or so its OMU 279E number plate would imply) chassis 307881S was subsequently converted into a rally car. Driven by Peter Tyson Keith Russell to 4th place overall (1st-in-class) on The 1st Pirelli Classic Marathon held from June 19th-26th 1988 it entered the current ownership some two years later. Campaigned in various club events the Porsche continued to impress - including finishing second at the Vintage Sports Car Club s 1991 Pomeroy Having experimented with lead weights Porsche made the 911 s handling more benign in extremis by extending its wheelbase for the 1969 model year. Long a sportscar icon early short wheelbase variants have become increasingly collectible in recent years with the S being particularly sought after. Appearing to be substantially complete OMU 279E is a real rarity and one surely deserving of a return to road or competition usage. Trophy - before being parked up pending an extensive restoration. Increasing business demands meant that work did not get underway until the early 2000s by which time the vendor had started Beacon Hill Garage. Once professionally stripped the bodyshell proved to be in worse condition than expected and with customer jobs taking priority the 911 S was again put on hold. The refurbishment process began in earnest some seven years ago and after the monocoque was in the vendor s words totally without rust and magnificent it was painted circa 2013. He also informs us that The suspension and rolling gear were done towards the end of last year. The brake system needs overhauling (only the handbrake functions at the moment). The engine runs and feels as if it would benefit from a thorough service and good blast. The flat-six was not touched when we stripped the car because it seemed absolutely fine and hopefully still is . An accompanying V5 Registration Document lists the Porsche s engine number as 961402 but the powerplant currently fitted is stamped as 902369 which indicates that it is a replacement Type 901 01 2-litre unit. 76 REG NO CHASSIS OMU 279E 307881S 75 MOTOR CARS 77 1929 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM I ALL-WEATHER TOURER ESTIMATE 60000 - 80000 76 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION This truly delightful Phantom comes to market for the first time in 47 years complete with impeccable provenance that confirms it has had just three keepers from new. Chassis No.20KR was first registered on April 17 1929 having been equipped with innovative fourdoor All-weather coachwork by Park Ward complete with disappearing hood and wind-up windows - the original colour was Black. No less than 116 921 of the total mileage of 126 440 was accrued by the first owner before selling the car in August 1937 - it is understood he lived in Scotland and made repeated business trips to London A copy of the log book shows he paid 5 in order to retain the original registration plate US 65 which by coincidence has remained local to the car ever since and has frequently been espied in central London on a contemporary Rolls-Royce or Bentley. The replacement registration CYE 790 has remained with the car to this day. The second keeper was retired engineer H Raymond Morgan who lived in Westminster London SW1 but retained the Rolls at his primary residence near Swanage Dorset. The first of many invoices in the car s fascinating history file is one from The Marble Arch Car Service Depot dated October 8 1937 - a garage apparently recommended to him by Rolls-Royce. On October 31 1938 for the princely sum of 15 4s 1p they refurbished the cylinder head fitted a new rear hub bearing and supplied and installed a selection of electrical items. There is also a copy of a cheque made out to the same firm in August 1963 that not only covered the fitting of a replacement exhaust downpipe but also a degree of garaging and fuel. Intriguing correspondence between Rolls-Royce and Mr Morgan of July 1968 reveals that in both August 1932 (with the speedometer reading 56 832 miles) and July 1935 the company fitted replacement standard-sized pistons for reasons that are not stated. CYE 790 was recently released from 20 years of dry storage and treated to a degree of light recommissioning. The vendor now grades the bodywork interior trim six-cylinder engine and fourspeed manual transmission a very good and the paintwork as good . Though the car certainly looks remarkably pristine once more it would clearly be prudent for the next keeper to carry out further checks before this amazingly original Rolls-Royce finally and triumphantly returns to the road. The third keeper has been the now late Sydney Creamer who purchased the Rolls for 1 250 on May 1 1969 at which time the odometer was showing 124 442 miles. He immediately set about a progressive programme of restoration that lasted until 1973 and included having various items of brightwork rechromed (1969) the paintwork stripped and resprayed in Land Rover Bronze Green and Black and the rear bumper modified and the tail lights moved there from the body (1970) the purchase of six fawn hides from Connolly in readiness for reupholstering (1971) the interior fully retrimmed the flooring recarpeted with stock purchased direct from Wilton and a new hood installed all courtesy of Roy Creech of Fingringhoe Essex (1972 1973). At a later date the radiator was fully refurbished by Serck Services (1977) a replacement alloy cylinder head sourced from the USA (1985) and the exhaust system replaced (1982). The keeper s notes confirm that he obtained from Mr Morgan the original handbook with detailed instructions on starting and driving the RollsRoyce and bonnet mascot plus a substantial typed record of service and maintenance from the time the car was new. All these items are included with the Phantom today. 77 REG NO CHASSIS CYE 790 20KR 77 MOTOR CARS 78 1943 FORD GPW JEEP ESTIMATE 16000 - 20000 79 1933 DAIMLER SIX V.20 25 LIMOUSINE SLEEVE-VALVE ESTIMATE 18000 - 22000 REG NO CHASSIS HVS 837 160774 REG NO CHASSIS HN 8980 32512 This ruggedly handsome example of the most iconic of all WWII vehicles was reputedly delivered for use by the US forces in November 1943. It was acquired by the previous keeper (a well-known member of the MVCC) in 1990 from a Greek army surplus sale and recommissioned in time to participate in the 50 One Jeep celebration of 1992. The vendor currently regards HVS 837 as featuring good Green paintwork 2.2-litre engine and four-speed manual gearbox and electrical equipment and original bodywork. He is offering the left-hand drive Jeep complete with numerous photos MOTs from 1992 all the way through to 2013 and the allimportant spade folding shovel jerry can rifle holder spare wheel canvas tilt and doors plus rear lap belts - there s even the option of a standard issue carbine rifle by separate negotiation. The mileage of this splendid WWII item of Americana currently stands at an unwarranted 6 442. Supplied new to the Middlesbrough steel company Cochrane & Co this very stately Daimler was first registered on February 10th 1933. The chassis featured Daimler s sleeve-valve engine and Fluidrive fluid flywheel with Wilson pre-selector transmission and was bodied by the prestigiously located company of Connaught Coachwork (Howard Godfrey & Co) of Piccadilly London. The Limousine body is sumptuous and private with its two extra seats and glass compartment divider. Ownership records are on file from 1972 onwards with the current owner purchasing the car as a project in January 2012 from a company in Newport Gwent that specialised in Daimler limousine hire. Our vendor was told by the seller that during their six year ownership the wooden frame chrome and engine had all been rejuvenated. Since acquisition our vendor has repainted the car and completely retrimmed the interior himself with new leather carpets headlining and refurbishing the original woodwork. Hardly used by the current owner he describes the paintwork as average the transmission as good and the engine bodywork and interior trim as very good and does recommend that safety checks are carried out before the car returns to the road. 78 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1990 FERRARI 250 GTO EVOCATION ESTIMATE 26000 - 30000 80 1972 ALFA ROMEO 2000 GTV ESTIMATE 18000 - 26000 81 REG NO CHASSIS VIL 8089 WP0ZZZ94ZLN401416 REG NO CHASSIS BNT464K AR 2410066 Perhaps the most iconic automotive design ever the Ferrari GTO has long been the subject of facsimilies and replicas and the car on offer today is an evocation of Le Mans-winning chassis 19. Based on a 1990 Porsche 944 S2 3.0 which has been repanelled whilst utilising the chassis doors engine 5-speed gearbox Brembo vented disc brakes cooling & heating system PAS wiring loom front screen and washer system it is registered on the Swansea V5 as a 250 GTO Replica. The engine develops some 245bhp and features a remapped ECU induction kit and stainless steel exhaust. The interior features include a Nardi wheel Veglia gauges convincing looking gearchange blue cloth seats sliding windows rear Perspex screen and airscoop. Sitting on chrome wire wheels with hub converters and three-eared spinners great attention to detail has resulted in an exotic-looking but easy to live with car that is sure to turn heads. Offered with service history relating to the donor 944 and a fresh MOT certificate by the time of sale we understand the belts and tensioners were recently replaced along with the alternator and an uprated starter motor fitted. With Alfa Romeo s Fusi claiming right hand drive 2000 GTV chassis numbers started at 2410001 it is probable that this GTV was only the 65th example of this beautiful Bertone designed car produced. Sold new to the car-friendly climate of South Africa it is believed to have remained there until our vendor acquired it from the director of a Nissan car dealership in Johannesburg earlier this year and imported it into England. Reportedly still having its original service book the GTV is believed to have been rejuvenated in 2005 and from the photograph of the floor seen here it can be presumed that it was done to a very good standard. A colour sticker on the car indicates that it is finished in the striking colour known as Prototype Yellow that was made famous in period by the colour of the one-off Alfa Romeo 33 2 Coupe Speciale by Pininfarina and the interior is trimmed in black vinyl. The odometer on this GTV displays just 90 500 kilometres (56 200 miles) and the car is described by the vendor as being in excellent condition in all respects. It has just been UK registered and we believe the MOT is valid until September 2017. 79 MOTOR CARS 82 1957 LAGONDA 3 LITRE SALOON ESTIMATE 16000 - 20000 83 1979 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW II ESTIMATE 14000 - 18000 REG NO CHASSIS SVB 600 LB2901209 REG NO CHASSIS CYH 309V SRH38031 At its announcement in 1953 Lagonda s new 3 Litre model was only available in two-door Convertible and Saloon guise but a four-door Saloon similar to that of the previous 2.6 Litre followed the following year as did a MKII specification that included floor-mounted gearchange. Production of the convertible ceased in 1957 and that of the Saloon in 1958 by which time just 270 3-litres had been made. The 1957 3-litre Saloon has remained in dry storage and has been unused for over 20 years and was in the care of its previous keeper for no less than 56 years. First registered in Croydon and finished in Black with Blue hide trim the Lagonda is understandably now in need of a degree of recommissioning before it takes to the road once more. It comes complete with V5C original owners handbook and buff log book and currently displays an unwarranted 36 100 miles. This very attractively-finished Shadow II has benefited from a full bare metal repaint as recently as June last year. It s also been treated to new front and rear screens tyres and carpets. The subtle Green bodywork is offset by a Cream-coloured hide interior. The odometer currently reads an unwarranted but perfectly feasible 72 488 miles and the vendor presently regards the Rolls bodywork paintwork interior trim V8 engine and automatic transmission as all being in excellent order. He is offering CYH 309V complete with a comprehensively maintained service book containing 21 stamps from a blend of main dealers and marque specialists 20 or so invoices for work carried out and 12 old MOTs plus one valid to August 17th 2017. Introduced in 1977 the Shadow II s upgrades over its predecessor included rack-and-pinion steering and revised front end suspension geometry plus a change of carburettors exhaust and cooling fans all aimed at improving fuel consumption. 80 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1948 TRIUMPH 1800 ROADSTER ESTIMATE 15000 - 20000 84 1964 DAIMLER V8-250 ESTIMATE 16000 - 18000 85 REG NO CHASSIS GRK 452 TRD2408 REG NO CHASSIS AGV 372B 1A6388BW Styled by Frank Callaby the Triumph 1800 Roadster was a flamboyant mix of 1930s styling cues and boasted what was reputedly the last dickie seat to be incorporated into a production car. Bodied in Birmabright aluminium alloy over ash (save for its steel pontoon front wings) the Roadster was underpinned by a tubular ladder-frame chassis featuring independent front suspension a live rear axle and four-wheel drum brakes. Powered by a 1776cc OHV four-cylinder engine (shared with the contemporary Jaguar range) allied to four-speed column-change manual transmission the model was reputedly capable of 80mph. Superseded by a larger-engined version in 1948 just 2 501 1800 Roadsters are thought to have been made. The righthand drive example currently being sold is described by the vendors as sound and is as original aside of the sensible addition of an electric fuel pump. Full of charm all GRK 452 needs is a willing new keeper to begin another chapter of spirited wind-in-the hair motoring. The V8-250 was a derivative of the MKII Jaguar. It took its name from the engine that powered it - a lightweight eight-cylinder unit of 2548cc designed by Edward Turner. First registered in November 1964 the tidy automatic transmission example offered was the subject of an extensive restoration in the late 1990s. Further improvements took place over the following eight years which included an engine overhaul the cylinder heads converted to run on unleaded fuel new radiator heater stainless steel exhaust bumpers rear lights and Koni shock absorbers and a refurbished interior including new headlining dash door cappings and Motalita steering wheel. Covering some 7 000 miles since the work was carried out the V8 has more recently been adorned with four new chrome wire wheels and tyres. Sporting Grey bodywork teamed with a Blue leather interior it is accompanied by a host of spares a comprehensive history file old MOT certificates dating back to 1998 as well as current one to April 12 2017. 81 MOTOR CARS 86 1959 JAGUAR XK150 SE 3.4 LITRE DROPHEAD COUPE ESTIMATE 135000 - 165000 82 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION The final iteration of the XK sportscar line and the last Jaguar to carry a separate chassis the XK150 was introduced in May 1957. While its use of independent torsion-bar front suspension a live leaf-sprung rear axle and rack-and-pinion steering mirrored the practice of its XK140 predecessor the new model benefited from the option of all-round Dunlop disc brakes (though in practice very few - if any - cars were delivered with drum brakes). Stylistically the newcomer was brought up-todate with less ostentatious curves and a larger wraparound single piece windscreen. The dashboard too was altered eschewing wood trim for padded leather. With the E-type still very much under development Jaguar was keen to sustain the sporting reputation that a remarkable five Le Mans victories (1951 1953 1955 1956 and 1957) had earned it. Initially powered by a 3442cc derivative of the marque s race-proven DOHC straight-six engine the XK150 could be had in Fixed-Head Coupe Open Two-Seater (Roadster) or Drophead Coupe guises. More expensive than the other bodystyles the soft-top coupe boasted occasional rear seats and a fully lined hood. Ticking the Special Equipment box on the order form resulted in the following upgrades B-type cylinder head overdrive twin-exhaust system and wire wheels. With a claimed 210hp on tap the SE 3.4 Litre cars were reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 8.5 seconds and 124mph. Total right-hand drive XK150 Drophead Coupe production is thought to have amounted to just 663 cars (for both 3.4 litre and 3.8 litre variants). Unsurprisingly survivors are highly prized by collectors. 86 REG NO CHASSIS 300 JGP S827388 83 MOTOR CARS 86 Quite simply the nicest XK150 Drophead Coupe we have thus far encountered 300 JGP is a desirable home market Special Equipment model that has only recently emerged from a two-year long restoration by marque specialists XK Engineering. A testament to the quality of the Coventry firm s work the Jaguar was stripped to a bare chassis before being painstakingly refurbished. Thoroughly overhauled its matching numbers 3.4 litre straight-six DOHC engine (number V6989-8) was allied to a later four-speed manual plus overdrive transmission for increased drivability. The steering suspension and four-wheel disc brakes were reconditioned too and a new wiring loom installed. Repainted in its initial Cotswold Blue livery the 2 2-seater also gained a re-trimmed interior new Dark Blue hood replated brightwork and new chrome wire wheels shod with fresh tyres. The resulting machine is impressive to say the least and has covered a mere 200 miles since the completion of its meticulous show quality restoration. Only reluctantly being offered for sale due to a change in the vendor s plans this very special Jaguar is being further fettled by XK Engineering prior to its appearance at IWM Duxford. Worthy of close inspection 300 JGP is accompanied by a Jaguar Heritage Certificate history file and numerous photographs chronicling its rejuvenation (housed on a memory stick). 84 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 86 85 MOTOR CARS 87 1924 BENTLEY 3 4.5 LITRE TOURER ESTIMATE 250000 - 300000 86 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Though initially opposed to the idea of competing at Le Mans W O Bentley was well aware of how success in motorsport can aid sales and following the privateer 4th place of Duff and Clement in the inaugural 1923 Le Mans race Bentley triumphed at La Sarthe in 1924 1927 1928 1929 and 1930. The first two victories were achieved with versions of the 3 Litre model - an extraordinary feat considering it was the first to be produced by a company that had only commenced production in 1921. By 1928 however more power was required and Bentley won with the 4 1 2 Litre car Old Mother Gun that had been trialled the previous year but eliminated in the infamous White House crash. Since then upgrading the engine to 4 1 2 Litres (in essence 2 3rds of the company s 6 1 2 litre unit) has been an accepted way of improving the performance of the 3 Litre models and is exactly what was done to Chassis No.735 during the comprehensive restoration that turned it into the splendid-looking motorcar now offered for sale. A copy of the chassis records shows that on completion in 1924 XU 3216 was handed over to Eustace Watkins of Bond Street London for delivery to its first owner - Archibald J Ballantine of G Ballantine & Sons 1 Craigmillar Park Edinburgh. Whisky drinkers will be well aware that Ballantines is a famous make of blended Scotch that dates back to 1827. Archie was a grandson of the founder and responsible for the company s operations in Edinburgh while his brother steered its fortunes in Glasgow garnering a Royal Warrant from Queen Victoria along the way. The records suggest Archie put his new toy to good use with considerable maintenance carried out year on year - for example the engine was decoked and new valves and piston rings installed in 1928. Servicing was variously carried out by J A Hogg & Co of Peebles in 1929 and 1931 and by Scottish Motor Traction of Edinburgh in 1932. The trail then goes largely cold until 87 REG NO CHASSIS XU 3216 735 87 MOTOR CARS 87 June 1998 when the car was rediscovered. The chassis had been refurbished and shortened from 10 to 9 9 1 2 inches but the Bentley still retained its original engine steering box etc. The chassis is stamped on the front dumb iron and it is understood the offside rail is a repaired original whilst the nearside chassis rail has been replaced. There is a letter on file from the Bentley Drivers Club the following January concerning an inspection of the car they carried out on behalf of Rod Warriner Restorations in which they confirm it to be Chassis No.735 and recommend the original registration XU 3216 (that had lapsed due to a very lengthy rebuilding programme ) be re-allocated. The Bentley was subsequently shipped to Australia where it was painstakingly restored to original condition over a number of years. It was at this stage the engine was upgraded to 4.5 litre specification the radiator re-cored oil pump capacity increased and full flow filter installed and C-Type gearbox installed together with a modern clutch and lightened flywheel etc. The vendor returned the fully rejuvenated Chassis No.735 to the UK roads in April 2015 since when it has greatly benefited from several visits to Elmdown Engineering of Hungerford Berks who apart from a lot of fine tuning have fitted an overdrive unit Cibi lamps battery cut-out etc. The replica Vanden Plas body has been fashioned in aluminium over an American Oak frame and the car is now impressively presented with Bentley Racing Green coachwork teamed with Brown leather interior trim. This eye-catching vintage Bentley comes complete with full and half tonneau covers and combines a charming early history with modern upgrades to make it wholly manageable and enjoyable in modern motoring conditions as evidenced in its successful completion of the Alpine Trial in 2015. 88 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 87 89 MOTOR CARS 88 C.1907 HOLSMAN MODEL 3 HIGH-WHEEL RUNABOUT ESTIMATE 10000 - 15000 The Holsman Automobile was what was known as a High-Wheeler - ie a vehicle designed to run along the muddy rutted roads of the great plains of America in the early 20th century. The model was the brainchild of prominent Chicago architect Henry K. Holsman who designed manufactured and sold the vehicle between 1901 and 1911. At the time the state of Illinois was renowned as the centre of motorcar invention and Holsman himself has been credited with initiating the use of a reverse gear. The Holsman Automobiles became very popular and were exported to places as far away as New Zealand and throughout their years of production remained true to the company motto High Wheels Travel All Roads Because All Roads Are Made To Be Travelled By High wheels . Though one of the smaller companies producing HighWheelers Holsman was certainly one of the best known and most successful and produced a total of around 2 500 examples which were considered the Cadillacs of their day. 1909 was the peak year of High-Wheeler sales during which no less than 41 companies were involved in their manufacture. However their popularity waned as fast as it had risen and by 1912 only four remained active and Holsman had already closed its doors. The example on offer is resplendent in Black inside and out the colour of the period. It is believed to date from circa 1907 and features a so-called Piano rather than earlier Curved body which is supported by longitudinal leaf springs that connect the front and rear axles. Power comes from a twin-cylinder engine that drives through a two-speed transmission that was originally adjoined to the axle via rope but these days utilises chain drive. The Runabout has clearly been the subject of an extensive older restoration and was purchased in America by the vendor. A very unusual proposition it comes without paperwork. REG NO CHASSIS Un-Reg T.B.A. 90 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 18000 - 22000 1929 RILEY 9 TOURER 89 REG NO CHASSIS VF 4937 603563 The Riley 9 caused a sensation when launched at London s 1926 Olympia Motorshow. Though the chassis was relatively unremarkable for the period Percy Riley s 1087cc four-cylinder engine was way ahead of its time and featured a cross-flow cylinder head in which the valves were inclined at 45 degrees within hemispherical combustion chambers. Avoiding the complication and expense of overhead camshafts they were opened by short light pushrods operated by a pair of camshafts mounted high in the cylinder block. The unit was a revelation and not only powered Rileys to endless competition successes for years to come but formed the basis of the supercharged engines of the all-conquering ERA voiturettes. Even in standard form the efficient breathing of the little Riley unit ensured a spirited level of performance helping to make the 9 one of the best-selling models of light car produced by the British motor industry between the wars. Two fabric-bodied models were available at launch - the Monaco Saloon priced at 285 and a Four-Seat Tourer positioned at 235 contrary to the position today open-topped cars were then the cheapest form of fourwheeled motoring. The delightful Four-Seat Tourer on offer is a 1928 example that was discovered by the vendor in a parlous state on the streets of Islington North London in 1965. Having rescued the Riley he then restored it over the ensuing 43 years and has continued to maintain its originality to this day. He currently regards the retrimmed interior and engine - refurbished in 1984 and now just about bedded in - as very good and the Bodywork Blue over Black paintwork and transmission as good . This very usable vintage car is now offered complete with new hood and sidescreens period photos a large collection of invoices buff log book and V5C and indoor cover and hood bag. 91 MOTOR CARS 90 1960 JAGUAR XK150 SE 3.4 LITRE ROADSTER 1 OF JUST 93 MADE AND SUPPLIED NEW TO HONG KONG ESTIMATE 70000 - 90000 92 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Last flowering of the separate chassis XK sportscar line the XK150 was introduced in 1957. A more sophisticated and refined design than its forebears the newcomer benefited from the adoption of fourwheel disc brakes and a more generously proportioned cabin. Available with a variety of 3.4 litre or 3.8 litre DOHC straight-six engines (in differing states of tune) potential customers could also choose between fourspeed manual or three-speed automatic gearboxes. An effortless performer (contemporary road tests recorded top speeds of 130mph upwards) the XK150 did much to cement Jaguar s reputation as Britain s foremost sportscar manufacturer. Although the model could be ordered in standard trim the majority of customers seem to have opted for the factory-fitted Special Equipment (SE) pack which incorporated wire wheels front spotlights tuned B-type cylinder head and a twin exhaust system. Appearing in 1958 a year later than its Fixed Head Coupe and Drophead Coupe siblings the Roadster did without their token back seats. Decidedly more rakish looking thanks to a repositioned scuttle (moved four inches further back) and curved door tops it nevertheless boasted a proper hood and wind-up windows. Of the 2 267 Roadsters made just 93 were to right-hand drive specification. According to its accompanying Jaguar Heritage Trust eCertificate this particular example - chassis S820090 - was manufactured on July 13th 1960. Among the very last right-hand drive Roadsters to emerge from Browns Lane (production ceased at chassis 820093) it was dispatched to Jaguar distributor Gilman & Co of Hong Kong the following month. A Special Equipment model complete with four-speed manual transmission the XK150 showed very little sign of corrosion by the time it entered the current ownership in 1985 a result no doubt of the former British colony s temperate climate. Living and working in Hong Kong at the time the vendor purchased the two-seater from marque enthusiast John Northwode Turner as a partially stripped restoration project. Drawing on local contacts he had AEL Ltd which serviced all the rolling stock at and on Kai Tak airport refurbish the chassis overhaul the original engine re-trim the interior and renew the hood tonneau cover. Renowned specialists Suffolk & Turley supplied the relevant trim kits while XK Engineering of Coventry assisted with sundry new engine internals. Local engineering firm Paul Gross Ltd of Sai Kung tracked down a number of new components such as disc brakes etc. Part of the Toyota Group Crown Motors helped rejuvenate the original body. Repainted in Old English White with Beige leather upholstery Dark Blue mohair hood and Black tonneau cover the two-seater also had its instruments overhauled by Vintage Restorations and a stainless steel exhaust fitted. Suitably mechanically and cosmetically refreshed chassis S820090 participated in the first and second ever Classic Car Rallies to the People s Republic of China during 1986 and 1987 which were organised and sponsored by the Classic Car Club of Hong Kong and Martell respectively. Taking to the famous Macau Grand Prix circuit as part of these events the XK150 was invited to contest the Supercar Race on one occasion and thus found itself dicing with modern Porsches and Ferraris (finishing 11th out of 31 entrants). A testament to Jaguar reliability the Roadster then contested the Classic Car Race at the same meeting immediately afterwards much to the displeasure of the Circuit President Repatriated and UK road registered for the first time some twenty-nine years ago the XK150 now presents as an older restoration. Starting readily upon inspection and proving decidedly un-temperamental whilst we photographed it the two-seater is understood to pleasingly retain its original chassis body engine and gearbox. A decidedly rare car and one deserving of another long-term custodian FSV 998 is offered for sale with numerous restoration photographs and invoices two under bonnet rally plaques and a fresh MOT certificate. 90 REG NO CHASSIS FSV 998 S820090 93 MOTOR CARS 91 1973 JAGUAR E-TYPE V12 ROADSTER FORMER JCNA CONCOURS AWARD WINNER ESTIMATE 65000 - 75000 94 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 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 sportscar 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 torque on tap the Series III E-Type once again had 150mph in its sights. A revised wheelbase yielded better cabin space and in conjunction with wider front rear tracks new anti-dive front suspension geometry and fatter tyres gave improved road holding. Imbued with a more muscular stance thanks to its flared wheelarches reprofiled wings and larger grille the model also boasted vented disc brakes and a restyled interior. According to its accompanying Jaguar Heritage Certificate this particular example is not only finished in its original livery of Silver with Dark Blue upholstery but also able to boast matching chassis engine manual gearbox and body numbers. Supplied new to America the Jaguar was retained by its first owner for seven years before being sold to Dr Jack Frost who kept it in dry storage until February 1999. Thereafter the E-Type was purchased by Chuck Stork and treated to a meticulous two-year long restoration which he documented in great detail. As well as circa 100 before and after photographs the history file contains numerous invoices relating to the refurbishment and an article about the car that appeared in the Wisconsin Jaguar Newsletter during 2002. Four score sheets relating to Jaguar Clubs of North America (JCNA) concours competitions held between 2001 and 2010 show that the Roadster was awarded 99.54 99.94 99.88 and 99.73 points The car s impressive concours record is the reason that marque specialist XK Engineering advised the vendor to leave it in lefthand drive Federal specification. Some fifteen years after it was completed the two-seater s condition is a testament to the time and trouble that Mr Stork put into its rejuvenation. Starting readily upon inspection the Jaguar has recently been checked over and UK road registered as EWV 395L by XK Engineering. Displaying a highly credible but unwarranted 53 000 miles to its odometer and possessing a MOT certificate valid until August 2017 this decidedly smart E-Type V12 Roadster is worthy of close inspection. 91 REG NO CHASSIS EWV 395L 1S23070 95 MOTOR CARS 92 1979 ASTON MARTIN V8 VOLANTE 1 OF 439 EXAMPLES MADE ESTIMATE 160000 - 180000 96 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Launched at the October 1978 Birmingham Motor Show the Fourth Series or Oscar India V8 (Oscar India being AM factory shorthand for October Introduction) boasted a re-profiled power bulge bonnet subtly integrated rear lip spoiler and GKN alloy wheels. Little changed beneath its aluminium skin the model utilised the same independent coil-sprung front suspension De Dion rear axle four-wheel disc brakes and power assisted rack and pinion steering as its predecessors. Predominantly allied to three-speed Torqueflite automatic transmission the Tadek Marek designed 5340cc DOHC V8 engine was fed via quad Weber carburettors. Thus equipped Autocar magazine found the Oscar India to be capable of 146mph and 0-60mph in 7.2 seconds. Cementing its Grand Tourer credentials the model featured a smart burr walnut dashboard door cappings and could be had in Fixed-Head or Convertible guises. Total carburettor-fed V8 Volante production amounted to just 439 cars (though the American market accounted for the vast majority). According to its accompanying British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate this particular example chassis 15075 - was completed on 1st May 1979 and dispatched to Reg Vardy Ltd some eight days later. Originally finished in Tourmaline Blue with Light Blue-piped Fawn leather upholstery (the same livery it pleasingly sports today) the Aston Martin s build specification also included a lockable fuel-filler cap lefthand electric door mirror and two detachable headrests. Acquired by the vendor with service and maintenance bills from Aston Martin main dealers and specialists that apparently totalled nearly 50 000 not to mention over 150 photographs detailing work done the car has since been treated to a re-spray in its original Tourmaline Blue and had its interior trim smartened etc. Highly presentable and mechanically well sorted this rare righthand drive carburettor-fed V8 Volante is offered for sale with BMIHT Certificate original handbook brochure fresh MOT certificate and extensive bills invoices dating back to the 1980s. It also comes with its original automatic transmission should a new owner wish to reinstate it. Purchased by its previous keeper Alan Webb Esq. from marque specialist Runnymede in 2010 the V8 Volante was subsequently entrusted to the Chiltern Aston Centre for a thorough vehicle inspection following which attention was paid to its boot floor sills floorpan brake system and suspension etc. Keen to enhance his driving pleasure Mr Webb commissioned Aston Workshop to convert OPT 775T from automatic to six-speed manual transmission. Showing a credible but unwarranted 43 966 miles at the time the occasional four-seater retains its original engine but now displays some 3 000 miles to the digital odometer which was fitted as part of the Tremec gearbox upgrade. 92 REG NO CHASSIS OPT775T V8C0R15075 97 MOTOR CARS 93 1935 LAGONDA M45A LE MANS STYLE SPORTS ESTIMATE 110000 - 130000 98 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Among the rarest Lagondas ever made the M45A measured its production span in terms of months rather than years. Notable as the last model to be signed off before Lagonda went into receivership manufacture recommenced during Autumn 1935 once LG Motors (Staines) Ltd had taken control but is thought to have accounted for just ten saloons. An evolution of the M45 incorporating lessons learnt from the sporting M45 Rapide the M45A utilised a modified version of the marque s proven 10-ft 9in wheelbase ZM chassis but with the engine set further forward so as to increase cabin space. The radiator and Girling brake system of the Rapide were adopted but otherwise the newcomer was mechanically more akin to the M45 (though it did also share the racier model s rocker cover). Powered by an unstressed Meadows 6ESC 4453cc OHV straight-six engine the M45A was reputedly capable of 95mph. Compared to the Silent Traveller ST34 saloon body fitted to the M45 the pillarless four-door ST64 body found on its successor was not only roomier but also boasted a host of detail changes including a larger more rounded boot reprofiled windscreen flush door hinges improved mouldings and restyled valanced wings (complete with a central ridge). Of the ten M45A saloons built during the Summer and Autumn of 1935 it is understood that just two are known to have survived. According to its chassis plate Z11408 began life as one of those extremely rare M45A ST64 pillarless saloons. A letter from the Lagonda Club confirms it was first registered on 1st July 1935 although it was not delivered to its first owner Viscount Monsell of Evesham until 8th November. Due to its Surrey registration number it is quite possible the car served as a Works demonstrator between first registration and its November delivery date. Bolton Meredith EyresMonsell 1st Viscount Monsell GBE PC had been a decorated Naval Commander during WW1 receiving the Order of the Nile from the Sultan of Egypt. He enjoyed a lengthy and successful political career serving as an MP for Evesham District from 1910 to 1936 and held the position of Chief Whip of the Conservative party until 1931 when he was appointed First Lord of the Admiralty. It is not known when he sold the car but by November 1955 it was in the ownership of a K A Targett of Chiswick and in 1970 was acquired by Tony Toffolo of Paignton Devon. According to Club records it was he who removed the original saloon body replacing it with touring coachwork. It is believed this is the coachwork worn by the car today. The work would appear to have been completed to a good standard and CPK 384 s appearance is both striking and extremely attractive. Finished in green with black seating and carpets aero screens and Rapide style exhaust complete its sporting character. In December 1984 the car was acquired by motor dealer Geoff Forty who sold it in April 1985 to a Mr H Pendlebury of Blackburn. By July 1990 it was in the ownership of a Miss Janet Simpson of Preston from whom it was purchased by the vendor s late-father in 2008. The engine currently fitted is numbered M45 15 and is understood to have originally been installed in chassis Z10510 before being repaired under warranty and then fitted into chassis Z10795 which is believed to have been subsequently broken up. Featured on the front cover of Lancashire Life magazine in December 2007 (a copy accompanies the car) it is understood to drive well with a good turn of speed although the exact current specification of the Meadows straight 6 OHV engine is unknown. Fast tough and beautiful the M45 is as highly prized today (and for exactly the same reasons) as it was amongst those lucky enough to have enjoyed ownership during its 1930s heyday. 93 REG NO CHASSIS CPK 384 Z11408 99 MOTOR CARS 94 1910 RENAULT TYPE BY ROI-DES-BELGES ESTIMATE 65000 - 75000 DS 7197 was exported to the USA from new in 1910. At some point it then dwelt in Holland before being imported to the UK in 1983 by the late motor dealer Stephen Langton. The vendor acquired the Renault a few months later so has now been its keeper for 32 years. Retaining as much originality as possible he restored the Phaeton over a two year period during which the rear section of the body was replaced. In 1985 it was confirmed as a 1910 build Renault Model BY by the late Anthony Ronald the then historian for Renault Fr res - a club for those owning pre-1940 Renault motorcars. The following year it was officially dated by the Veteran Car Club and comes complete with the resulting certificate. The Renault has been the subject of continual maintenance throughout the vendor s tenure during which time the rear pair of artillery wheels have been refurbished and new bearings installed in the gearbox and rear axle. A replacement radiator was fitted in 2004 while in 2006 the 4.4-litre engine was treated to a major overhaul during which new valves cast alloy pistons and crankshaft and big end bearings were installed the crankshaft journals cleaned up and the unit rebored. In deference to safety and modern day usage the Renault now features an electric starter motor and electric lights. The car is very smartly-presented and the vendor informs us that it s very fast and reliable and has never let him down . He considers the engine and electrical equipment to be excellent and the bodywork Bluepaintwork Black leather interior trim and four-speed manual transmission to all be in very good condition. He is now looking for a new home for this splendid REG NO CHASSIS DS 7197 24213 Edwardian motorcar which comes complete with replaced parts and a history file full of paperwork and photos. 100 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 1989 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 3.2 SPORT 95 BUILT TO SPECIAL ORDER AND 69 000 MILES FROM NEW REG NO CHASSIS F79 3SJD WP0ZZZ91ZKS102429 Developed under the watchful eye of Porsche Chief Executive Peter Schutz the 911 Carrera 3.2 made its debut at the September 1983 Frankfurt Motor Show. Estimated to be eighty percent new the model s 3164cc (hence 3.2 ) flat-six engine was credited with developing some 231bhp and 209lbft of torque. Allied to five-speed transmission it proved both rev-happy and flexible. Reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 5.3 seconds and 153mph the Carrera 3.2 was progressively developed over the course of its six-year production run and is now feted by many for being the last of the torsionbar suspended 911s. A special order car chassis WPOZZZ91ZKS102429 not only boasts the preferred Sport Equipment Package (front rear spoliers sport shock absorbers) but also such desirable factory-fitted options as an extended hub steering wheel shortened gear lever air-conditioning Velvet Red soft look leather upholstery graduated top tinted windscreen ultrasonic alarm and heated front seats. Supplied new by Walton Ltd of Maidstone Kent on 10th March 1989 the 911 is understood to have covered just 69 000 miles during the intervening twenty-seven years (an average of 2 555 per annum). As a late Carrera 3.2 model F973 SJD features the sought after G50 five-speed manual gearbox. Stated to show no signs whatsoever of previous accident damage the Coupe is described by the vendor as being in excellent condition with regard to its bodywork original engine interior trim electrics and transmission while he considers its paintwork to be very good . Driven some 10 000 miles since entering the current ownership in March 2008 the 2 2-seater is accompanied by a written endorsement from Porsche specialist Norwich Premier Coachworks ( as to its exceptional originality large quantity of invoices for servicing parts MOT certificate valid until March 2017 two keys handbooks Blaupunkt radio cassette player and an as yet unused spacesaver spare wheel plus associated compressor 101 MOTOR CARS 96 2003 ASTON MARTIN DB7 V12 GTA 1 OF JUST 60 HOME MARKET EXAMPLES ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 According to the vendor the apparently immaculate GTA now being sold is 100 percent original and has covered just 23 227 miles from new - a fact supported by the car s full service history. The last full service was carried out in 2015 but the front brake discs and pads have been replaced as recently as July this year. Finished in Metallic Green and trimmed in Black leather the sale car is one of just 60 such home market examples from a total run of 112 cars and reputedly one of only four GTAs finished in this discreetly-elegant colour. The vendor acquired the Aston in September 2014 and currently views the bodywork paintwork interior trim 420bhp 12-cylinder engine and five-speed Touchtronic transmission as all being in excellent order. With a 0-60mph capability of 5.1 seconds and (limited) top speed of 165mph readily on tap this is a British classic to savour and at 23 227 miles is barely run in. Complete with Sat Nav and MOT into September 2017 it represents a rare opportunity to acquire a princely example of one of the last of the V12 DB7s. Penned by Ian Callum the all new DB7 made its debut at the 1993 Geneva Salon where its svelte lines and attractive specification caused quite a stir. By the time it was replaced by the DB9 more than 7 000 examples had been manufactured - by far the highest production figure for any Aston made to that date. The V12 GT and GTA (when equipped with automatic transmission) versions of the V12 DB7 were introduced in 2002 and were essentially improved versions of the Vantage. They featured substantially updated suspension vented Brembo disc brakes and such pleasing cosmetic touches as mesh front grille bonnet vents boot spoiler alloy gear lever optional carbonfibre trim and restyled REG NO CHASSIS KXS 4 SCFAB12393K303817 alloy wheels. 102 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 35000 - 40000 1970 MASERATI INDY 4.2 97 1 OF JUST 440 EXAMPLES MADE REG NO CHASSIS EHJ 223H AM116 670 suspension a well-located live rear axle front rear anti-roll bars four-wheel ventilated disc brakes and recirculating-ball steering. Initially powered by a 4136cc quad-cam light alloy V8 allied to either five-speed manual or three-speed automatic transmission the Indy boasted a 155mph top speed. Superseded by later 4.7 and 4.9 variants just 440 4.2 litre examples were made. Reportedly imported by Melvyn Rutter (of Morgan fame) chassis AM116 670 is understood to have benefited from a partial restoration and repaint before being UK road registered as EHJ 223H on 24th July 1996. While more recent work is said to have included a top end engine overhaul refurbished engine bay refinished wheels and new tyres. Further treated to new seat belts front and rear last year plus attention to its air-conditioning system and petrol pumps the Maserati sports a dealership sticker from Center Car SRL of Novi Ligure Italy and currently displays an unwarranted 66 300km. Pleasingly retaining its original engine and MOT d until August 2017 this handsome Maserati is variously described by the vendor as being in average (V8 beige interior trim) good (five-speed manual gearbox electrics) or very good (bodywork paintwork) condition. Although not officially announced until the March 1969 Geneva Salon the Maserati Indy had appeared in prototype guise on Carrozzeria Vignale s stand at the previous season s Turin Salon. Named in honour of the marque s two great Indianapolis 500 victories (1939 1940) the newcomer was artfully styled its crisp lines belying a four-seater interior. Notable as the first Maserati to employ unit construction the fastback coupe was equipped with independent coil-and-wishbone front 103 MOTOR CARS 98 1972 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW ESTIMATE FORMERLY THE PROPERTY OF SUPERSTAR FOOTBALLER GEORGE BEST 10000 - 15000 104 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Launched in 1965 the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow was a bold departure for the Crewe-based company. Their first monocoque design it also benefited from olio-pneumatic rear suspension power disc brakes and from 1968 GM s silken 400 series automatic gearbox. Such new technology did not encroach on the luxurious interior with its sumptuous leather hides rich wood veneers and deep lambswool carpets. Performance from the smooth 6230cc V8 engine (upgraded to 6750cc in 1970) was assured the car wafting forward on a seemingly unstoppable wave of torque. Still immensely cosseting to drive Shadows offer a genuinely different ownership experience to their mass made peers. According to its accompanying RREC copy chassis records this particular example - chassis number SRH 13549 - was built in accordance with Page 16 Issue 12 SVR.1067 of the Special Vehicles requirement brochure . Factory finished in Acrylic White with Black leather upholstery Grey Ambla headlining and Black carpets the luxury saloon was supplied new to Grassicks Garage Limited of Perth Scotland as a Trials Car on 27th June 1972. As well as Plain Sundym Glass throughout and an internally adjustable mirror to the driver s door optional equipment also included Automatic Speed Control (better known these days as cruise control). A letter on file from Tony Clark of Grassicks Ltd reveals that the Silver Shadow was sold to the internationally renowned football player George Best before the Scottish Rolls-Royce Bentley and Ferrari distributor had had the chance to open a Service Record for it. No stranger to publicity George Best and his new acquisition were photographed by the Daily Mirror in the showrooms of Ian Anthony Car Sales on 4th December 1972. The car has sported various registration numbers over the past forty-four years but on that occasion wore Acquired by its last registered keeper during 1994 chassis SRH 13549 has had some 22 000 spent on it over the last twenty-two years. Adorned with more aesthetically pleasing bumpers than their successors first series Silver Shadows have become increasingly collectible of late (with post 1970 cars boasting both the more powerful engine and smoother transmission). Although not as cosmetically sharp as it once was the Rolls-Royce possesses a current MOT certificate valid until 14th June 2017 and offers a new owner the chance of restoring it back to Best specification. Never one to hold on to cars or women for too long George Best had use of a 1971 Jaguar E-Type V12 Fixed Head Coupe at around the same time (that we coincidentally sold for 49 000 in October 2015). Both cars were automatics the transmission of choice for louche playboys but the Rolls-Royce s Automatic Speed Control gave it the edge in terms of sybaritic transport. Repainted since belonging to Best the luxury saloon has also gained a Black vinyl roof covering (a must have automotive accessory during the mid- late-1970s) and later-style integral reversing lamps. However the Silver Shadow still pleasingly retains its original steering wheel Black leather upholstery and Grey Ambla headlining etc. Thus any future custodian has the pleasure of knowing that he she is not only driving a car that George Best owned in his heyday but also sitting on the very same leather plates advertising Mr. Anthony s Manchester-based dealership. Mr. Best is understood to have been only too happy to promote his friend Mr. Anthony s business. The Acrylic White Rolls-Royce was also pictured outside Manchester United s Old Trafford grounds with its surprised owner turning round just as he was about to open the driver s door (doubtless in response to a shouted paparazzi request). 98 REG NO CHASSIS NMC 46K SRH13549 105 MOTOR CARS 99 2002 LE MANS SPORTS CAR COMPANY D-TYPE EVOCATION ESTIMATE 20000 - 25000 Original examples of Jaguar s Le Mans specification C and D-Type Jaguars rarely come to market these days and when they do these multi-million pound vehicles are way beyond the pockets of ordinary mortals. For this reason there has for some time been a thriving market in evocations. Among the businesses involved has been David Yoxall s Le Mans Sports Car Company which produced D-Type replicas in Westbury Wiltshire from 1997 to c.2000. The right-hand drive example offered is understood to have been built by them courtesy of an XJ6 Series II donor car that provided the major mechanical components including the all-round independent suspension rear subframe with inboard rear disc brakes 4.2 litre straight-six XK engine and fourspeed manual gearbox. Finished in Metallic Blue and trimmed in Dark-blue piped Cream-coloured upholstery this crowd-stopping two-seater additionally features knock-off Dunlop-style alloy wheels side exhaust engine-turned aluminium facia wood-rim steering wheel and a luggage locker secreted beneath the rear clam. It is correctly registered as a Le Mans Jaguar D-Type as opposed to adopting the identity of the donor vehicle has had three former keepers and been in the current ownership since 2014. The 16 000 indicated miles is presumed to represent the total to date. KLM 517N is now being offered complete with a fresh MOT certificate and is deserving of a caring new home. The monocoque construction D-Types were produced by Jaguar Cars between 1954 and 1957 - records suggest a total of 18 factory versions and 53 customer ones. Between them they were victorious in the allimportant Le Mans 24 Hour race in 1955 1956 and 1957 - the first triumph falling to the Works car of Mike REG NO CHASSIS KLM 517N 2NB278DN Hawthorn and the latter two to the Scottish team Ecurie Ecosse. The XKSS was a road version of the D-type of which just 16 examples were made. 106 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 15000 - 20000 1986 PULSE GROUND CRUISING 100 RECREATIONAL VEHICLE REG NO CHASSIS C297 LBH 17JTW12R5FM000146 the 1983 Bond movie Octopussy and later enjoyed a cameo role in Die Another Day. The Pulse offered is a 1986 example and a direct development of the Litestar that was marketed as The Vehicle of Tomorrow - 100mpg and 140mph . It was based on a production motorcycle that was stretched courtesy of a tubular steel frame and then clothed in a strikingly aerodynamic fibreglass shell reminiscent of Bede s famous Bond plane. Power is supplied by a 400cc Yamaha motorcycle engine. It was first UK registered in May 1996 and has had five keepers since arriving on these shores. They are believed to include a transport museum in the South-West the Lincolnshire- Finished in Red Arrows Red complete with RAF Roundals C297 LBH would surprise nobody if it suddenly took to the sky but is in fact number 146 of just 362 Litestar and Pulse jet fighter-style autocycles made (36 Litestars and 326 Pulses) between 1984 and 1990. They were the brainchild of flamboyant American aircraft designer Jim Bede whose innovative products included the BD-5J which for over 25 years held the Guinness record for the world s smallest jet - an example of which emerged from a horsebox in the opening sequence of based inventor Keith Chidwick and more recently Jimi Heselden OBE of Segway fame who reputedly acquired it for a museum he was creating but then died falling from a cliff - apparently whilst riding one of his own products. Understood to be one of just two Pulses currently resident in the UK this enticing machine is in running order and the vendor hopes to have acquired a fresh MOT for it by the time of the sale. The indicated mileage of 16 500 is believed to be the total covered from new. Seemingly the perfect vehicle for an aviation-mad car driver. 107 MOTOR CARS 101 1968 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW MPW ESTIMATE 22000 - 25000 Hand-crafted by Mulliner Park Ward the Silver Shadow Two-Door Saloon was introduced in 1966. Blending speed with refinement in a way that few rivals could match it was powered by a 6230cc OHV V8 engine allied to automatic transmission. Trimmed with a superlative mix of sumptuous leather hides rich wood veneers and deep lambs wool carpets the model was every bit as luxurious as it was expensive. Despite being in production for five years just 606 MPW Two-Door Saloons are thought to have been made. Manufactured in March 1968 copies of factory records on file state that this right hand drive example was sold new by Jack Barclay in London to Melbray Group Limited of London SW1 believed for the use of Sir W.F. Beale. Factory warranty cards record the next owner as a Mr Frohlich of Mayfair who acquired the car in 1971. The enormous quantity of invoices in the voluminous history file reveal subsequent owners and in 1991 XBY 130F (as it was known then) was purchased by a RREC member in Sweden. Upon returning to the UK in 2015 the car was reported to have had a thorough engine overhaul by Bengt Stange and a respray in its original livery during 2012. There are many photographs showing the engine is various states of component form. Described by the vendor as being in very good condition in all respects the car has recently benefitted from having the rear bumper re-chromed. REG NO CHASSIS KCK 386F CRH3827 108 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Estimated to be 80 percent new the 3.2 s flat-six engine was credited with developing some 231bhp and 209lb ft of torque. Allied to a five-speed manual transmission it proved both rev-happy and flexible making the model reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 5.3 seconds and a 153mph top speed. In order to cope with the increased performance the brakes were enlarged and the top two gear ratios slightly raised. Examples from 1987 onwards had the stronger G50 gearbox in which reverse was located beside the first ratio. An optional Sport pack became available during 1984 and included a deeper front valance tea tray rear spoiler stiffer Bilstein dampers and 16-inch Fuchs forged alloy wheels with black centres. By now all 911s were built with galvanised bodies so rusting was largely a thing of the past. The striking righthand drive Cabriolet now offered is finished in classic Grand Prix White complemented by White-piped Blue leather interior trim and Blue weather equipment. Being a 1989 example equipped from new with the optional Sport package it benefits from the superior G50 five-speed manual gearbox Turbo-style rear spoiler 2 keys Porsche immobiliser desirable rear seat option and has had five former keepers one of whom retained the Porsche for 17 years. The vendor considers all major aspects of the 911 to be either excellent or very good and notes that the Fuchs alloy wheels are in excellent condition and shod with very good tyres . F886 JMR currently indicates a relatively low 49 000 miles and is being offered complete with a substantial history file that includes a selection of old MOTs plus one valid to August 18 next year and fitted car cover. With snug-fitting electrically operated hoods these 3.2 Cabriolets make eminently practical performance cars come rain or shine and are steadily appreciating in value. ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 1989 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 3.2 SPORT CABRIOLET 102 REG NO CHASSIS F886 JMR WP0ZZZ91ZKS150891 109 MOTOR CARS 103 1965 AUSTIN-HEALEY 3000 MKIII FORMERLY THE PROPERTY OF RICHARD COLTON ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 There are Big Healeys and Big Healeys but KBD 130C is a very special example of this much admired breed. The desirable Phase II MKIII model it started life as an American export but was repatriated from Ohio and purchased in July 1998 by the late Richard Colton two of whose Ferraris H&H last year sold for c. 10 million for the benefit of the RLNI. A fastidious collector of note he commissioned Ellis Restorations of Northampton to embark on a no-expense spared ground-up restoration and conversion to fast road specification for use in rallies and tours. The car was totally stripped and the chassis and major panels reconditioned and new floors sills and alloy boot lid and louvered bonnet installed - vents were also added to the front wings. The floor bulkhead and tunnel were all fully insulated a new mohair hood supplied and H4 headlamps equipped with halogen bulbs. The chassis was treated to a heavy-duty roll-bar competition dampers high-ratio steering rack Aeroquip brake lines Facet fuel pump alloy fuel tank and radiator Poly suspension bushes etc. The Denis Welch 200bhp fully-balanced fast road engine features alloy cylinder head gas-flowed inlet and exhaust manifolds big-bore exhaust system baffled alloy sump oil cooler highpower pre-engaged starter motor etc. The unit drives through a competition specification clutch and overdrive gearbox to a 3.9 1 axle. When completed Peter Ellis described the car as the fastest Healey I have ever driven since when it has covered just 16 500 miles. Finished in Black and trimmed in Green leather this magnificent matching numbers specimen rides on 72-spoke chrome wire wheels and is now offered complete with a forest of REG NO CHASSIS KBD 130C HBJ8L30684 invoices photos of the restoration Heritage certificate FIVA passport and MOT to August 12 2017. An outstanding opportunity for all Big Healey enthusiasts. 110 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 30000 - 40000 1954 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER DAWN 104 1 OF JUST 481 EXAMPLES REG NO CHASSIS KKU 5 SPG11 rear. Braking was by servo-assisted drums all-round. A total of just 481 Silver Dawns had been manufactured by the time the model was supplanted by the Silver Cloud. This delightful Silver Dawn was delivered new by Rippon Brothers of Huddersfield to a J. Rawson of Stanningley near Leeds on March 19th 1954. These lovely RollsRoyces do tend to suffer from corrosion so there is considerable peace of mind to be had from knowing that a comprehensive body restoration was carried out by RS Panels of Nuneaton in 1998 at a cost of 18 211.33 during which any rot was removed the sliding roof and radiator grille slats repaired and the whole car resprayed in Shell Grey one of its two original colours. KKU 5 is well known within the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts Club (RREC) having attended many of the organisation s events. It is now offered complete with RREC chassis records original owner s manual and service handbook a Silver Dawn Parts List Volume One photos and invoice relating to the work carried out by RS Panels and a large collection of other invoices old tax discs and MOT certificates. The most recent of the latter was carried out in 2015 despite the car being MOT exempt and was granted with no advisories. The Rolls indicated mileage currently stands at an unwarranted but perfectly plausible 93 189. Unveiled in 1949 the Silver Dawn had the distinction of being the first Rolls-Royce to be offered with a factorybuilt body which it shared (along with the chassis) with its MKVI Bentley sibling. The newcomer was initially powered by a 4257cc version of the company s straightsix engine but this was increased to 4566 during 1951. The unit was mated to either a manual or automatic gearbox - both four-speed. Suspension was independent at the front and by live axle on semi-elliptic leaves at the 111 MOTOR CARS 105 1950 FORD F-1 ESTIMATE 15000 - 18000 106 1946 MG TC ESTIMATE 25000 - 28000 REG NO CHASSIS XBV 790 F3GV155H76 REG NO CHASSIS GR 8671 TC1525 And now for something completely different - a customised classic all-American pickup It was built by a retired professional drag racer in order to relive his days in the hot rod drag racing scene of the US West Coast. The original flat-head V8 engine has been fully overhauled and enhanced with such period niceties as beehive oil cooler chrome studs and translucent red plug leads - the unit apparently ticks along with a lovely rumble . XBV 790 retains the correct specification crash gearbox rides on wide rim polished alloy wheels and benefits from new correct specification flooring plus replacement brakes springs dampers and exhaust system. All the brightwork has also been replaced as required and the cab is currently described as being asnew . Another nice period touch are the Model A rear lights. Smartly presented in Red over Black and trimmed in Beige this fine lefthand drive Ford is all ready for a new keeper to enjoy. Developed from the original TA Series Midget introduced in 1936 the TC made its debut immediately after the end of the Second World War soon becoming MG s bestselling sports car. Exactly 10 000 cars were produced. The TC was a lightly-modified version of the TB with the same engine transmission and running gear but with a slightly widened cabin and minor changes to the rear suspension. Independent tests confirmed a top speed of 75mph and an easy cruising speed of more than 60mph. All TCs had centre-lock wire spoke wheels and a big exposed slab fuel tank with a foldback soft top and removable canvas side screens for weather protection. We are informed by the owner that this early example has had just six owners since 1946. A previous owner commenced its restoration in 1997 but died in 2009 before the work could be finished. The car was then acquired by noted Alvis restorer Roger Gooding who completed the car in 2014. Immediately afterwards it was purchased by the vendor. Described as having very good bodywork paintwork replacement engine and interior a recent trip to Northern Spain was enjoyed without any problems. Accompanied by correspondence and invoices dating back to 1987 assorted MoTs and a Swansea v5 document this smart Midget also benefits from a set of sidescreens and tonneau with matching new hood. 112 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1977 PORSCHE 911 S ESTIMATE 25000 - 30000 107 1958 LAND ROVER 88 ESTIMATE 10000 - 12000 108 REG NO CHASSIS T.B.A. 9117200293 REG NO CHASSIS TSY 435 111801843 Designed by Dr Ferry Porsche s eldest son Ferdinand Butzi Porsche and the company s joint founder and chief body engineer Erwin Komenda the 911 was initially powered by a dry-sump air-cooled 2-litre flat-six engine which was overhung at the rear and allied to a five-speed manual transmission. In 1968 the 911 s wheelbase was increased by 57mm and the rear overhang reduced by the same amount. Engine capacity increased in stages over the years to 2.2 2.4 and by 1973 2.7 litres. As fitted to the 911S this developed 175bhp at 5 800rpm - an output reputedly sufficient for 0-60mph in 6.5 seconds and 142mph. This matching numbers LHD example registers just c.70 000 miles and has recently been treated to a quality repaint together with refurbishment of the cookie cutter wheels. Routine servicing and various mechanical works have also been attended to. The car benefits from the desirable options of a factory sunroof air-conditioning and rear spoiler and is described as having excellent bodywork paintwork transmission and grey leather interior with very good engine and electrics. The vendor advises it retains its original floorpans has never been welded and is accompanied by a comprehensive Porsche history from 12 000 miles over 7 000 of receipts for recent expenditure Swansea V5 document and MoT to September 2017. This very rare 2WD Land Rover Series 1 is one of only 655 produced and was supplied to the War Office in 1958 as part of a later to be aborted vehicle standardisation exercise. The army were looking to replace the ageing Austin 10 Utility Truck (Austin Tilly) and Land Rover offered these modified 2WD versions of their standard Series 1 vehicle to fill the role. TSY 435 was based at Feltham for the Ministry of Supply. These vehicles were in service for four years before disposal and most then went to the Ministry of Public Building and Works in 1963. Offered with a Swansea V5 document showing only one registered owner since being demobbed over fifty years ago along with correspondence from Land Rover confirming its build date. We are advised it is in running condition with nice straight bodywork good engine paintwork gearbox and interior although the brakes will require attention. A most unusual vehicle that would surely be a welcome addition to any collector. 113 MOTOR CARS 109 1955 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100 MODIFIED TO M SPECIFICATION ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 As part of his publicity campaign to promote the Austin-Healey 100 4 BN1 Donald Healey entered a team of four pre-production cars for the 1953 Le Mans 24-hour race. Running with standard windscreens interiors and even bumpers two of this mildly tweaked quartet survived to finish 12th and 14th overall (an amazing result for such comparatively inexpensive cars in near showroom condition). Eager to capitalize on this success (and also to comply with the event s homologation requirements) Healey persuaded BMC to list a Le Mans kit (twin 1.75 inch SU carburettors high-lift camshaft revised distributor advance curve and stronger valve springs etc) in its parts catalogue for 1954. Known officially as part P-280 it was available to fit on new or old models alike and by dealers or private individuals. Adopted by BMC themselves (together with the addition of a louvred bonnet complete with leather strap) for the 100M version of the BN2 100 4 introduced at the 1955 London Motor Show it has remained a popular modification package ever since. This delightful home market RHD example has been in the current ownership since 2000 during which time it has been the subject of much work to bring it to the standard we see today. Displaying some 68 750 believed genuine miles as evidenced by correspondence on file it is understood to have formed part of the collection at Sorn Castle when owned by Mr Mcintyre in the 1970s 80s. Denis Welch carried out an engine overhaul for the next keeper in 1990 and since acquisition by the vendor noted marque specialists Orchard Restorations have carried out a number of works including repairs to the body and the fitting of an alloy cylinder head in 2000 a rear suspension overhaul in 2002 rear brake overhaul in 2009 and the fitment of an M Spec air box and badges in 2013. In 2005 the gearbox was overhauled and a new clutch fitted by Colin Groom. A complete retrim in black piped with red at a cost of 5750 was also completed in 2009 by Molesey Coach Trimmers. Invoices for these works are contained in the detailed history file accompanying the car along with a Swansea V5C MoT to March 2017 Heritage Certificate list of owners back to 1961 photographs of works in progress and other sundry correspondence. REG NO CHASSIS NVB 884 BN1 224917 114 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 50000 - 70000 1901 MILWAUKEE RACER 110 REG NO CHASSIS BS 8541 316 be one of the earliest surviving machines specifically designed and built for competition. It was manufactured for a Dr J.G. Lovell of Chicago and designed by the company s agent in that city Frank P. Illsley. At some later stage possibly by the factory before it closed the Milwaukee was extensively modified and the boiler housed up front under a bonnet. Evidently the racer was in this form when restored in 1954 by a Mr Ray Salentine of Waukesha Wisconsin and the current boiler and water tank are thought to date from that period. It is believed this fascinating item of Americana dwelt in Beloit near Chicago in the 1960s 1970s and was next heard of at the Carl Benz Automuseum in Ladenburg Germany in The Milwaukee Automobile Company of Wisconsin was founded in late 1899 and proceeded to produce a range of steam cars from March 1900 until well it ran out of steam in May 1902. While times were good the concern decided to make a splash at the first Chicago Automobile Show in 1901. So in addition to two other cars and two commercial vehicles it displayed a racing car. Such machines were of course rare in those early days of the horseless carriage and the Milwaukee they displayed and which is now being offered for sale must surely 2001. The vendor acquired the Milwaukee in the Spring of 2005 and following extensive research it has been painstakingly restored to original 1901 specification. Despite the evident intentions for it to compete in period little related history has been uncovered except for the possibility of a half-mile race at Joliet Illinois in October 1901. Being pre-1905 it is eligible for the London to Brighton run and has indeed participated in the event. Superbly presented in Black and Green this fascinating veteran comes complete with boiler certificate valid into 2017 and an entry into this year s London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. 115 MOTOR CARS 111 1970 JAGUAR E-TYPE 4.2 ROADSTER ESTIMATE 55000 - 65000 The E-Type s Malcolm Sayer-penned lines are thought by many to be among the most striking ever to adorn a motor car. Indeed only a few years ago the Daily Telegraph ranked the E-Type top in a pole of the 100 most beautiful cars of all time . Like the XK150 before it it was born of Jaguar s competition successes on the race tracks of Europe - this was no ordinary motor car. The E-Type or XK-E as it was known in the USA made its debut at the 1961 Geneva Salon where its unique combination of grace and pace stole the show. From birth the car was available as a Fixed Head Coupe or a two-seat Roadster. Like the XK120 at launch the new Jaguar was the fastest production car of its time - its 3.8-litre straight six engine allowing a 0-60mph acceleration time of around seven seconds and a top speed of circa 150mph. Despite this the engine size was increased from 3.8 to 4.2-litres in October 1964 and with the change came a sweeter all-synchromesh gearbox better brakes and more comfortable seats. The Series 2 models introduced in 1969 are distinguished by their lack of headlamp covers enlarged front air intake repositioned front indicators and tail lights wrap-around rear bumper twin-electric fans uprated brakes and refashioned facia and seats. This LHD roadster was originally sold new in Canada via distributor British Motor Holdings and we understand had been the subject of a restoration some six or seven years prior to its acquisition by the vendor. Finished in green with retrimmed light tan interior and black hood this smart-looking E-Type is running on SU carburettors and is UK registered. REG NO CHASSIS TTU 522H 1R12965 116 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 30000 - 35000 1965 MERCEDES-BENZ 220 SEB COUPE 112 REG NO CHASSIS EDC 209C 11102120072330 Utilising a 5.0 V8 and gearbox sourced from an SEC the suspension was modified to cope with semi-trailing arms from a W126 replacing the original swing axles at the rear whilst the shell was strengthened with a special cross member. The interior retains its period charm with the original handbrake lever. An electronic speedo and rev counter plus a later W126 console hinting at the dramatic changes under the skin. According to a 2008 article on the car in Mercedes Enthusiast magazine the then owner claimed it would cruise at 100mph at just 3000rpm had a theoretical top speed of 140mph and that he was enjoying an average 28mpg The history file dates back to 1989 with old MOT s and several invoices and some details of the restoration. The vendor also advises that according to an old sales advert for that car it appears to have previously belonged to a President of the Mercedes-Benz Club UK. Finished attractively in dark green with caramel leather interior this useable classic sits on 3.5-litre alloy wheels and is offered with Swansea V5 document. It is expected to possess a fresh MoT by the time of sale. A desirable enough classic design in its own right the original Mercedes 220 SE Coupe provided good levels of comfort and performance by the standards of the day. However feeling that the model had always cried out for a larger engine a previous owner proprietor of London based Citroen SM specialists Andrew Brodie Engineering set about turning this RHD example into something far superior and capable of everyday use with the works reputed to have cost some 30 000 at the time. 117 MOTOR CARS 113 1930 TALBOT AM90 CLOSE-COUPLED DROPHEAD COUPE ESTIMATE 80000 - 100000 118 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION The 1930 Le Mans race is often remembered for the struggle in which one Mercedes defeated the Blower Bentleys but was itself vanquished by the 6 s whereas the most telling and also the most significant performance historically came from the brace of Talbot 90s which finished third and fourth ahead of all but two Speed Sixes. Using a plain unsupercharged production engine of only 2 litres with pushrod overhead valves not overhead camshaft and fitted with a single carburettor they beat every Bentley below 6 litres together with the 38 250 Mercedes Earl Howe s supercharged twin-cam Alfa Romeo and a 5-litre Stutz. Somewhat naturally they won the Indice de Performance. The great Charles Faroux called their performance stupefiant and he was right. Not only were the two Talbots tremendously fast and reliable they were practically silent as well making no more fuss than a rolled umbrella (D.B. Tubbs The Talbots 14 45 - 110 Profile Publications). Capitalising on the success of the Fox & Nicholl Team Cars at Le Mans Talbot are understood to have built some 216 examples of the 90. Available with a choice of wheelbase lengths the model was underpinned by a substantial ladder frame chassis featuring allround leaf-sprung suspension and four-wheel drum brakes. Developing up to 93bhp its advanced 2276cc straight-six OHV engine was allied to four-speed manual transmission (though later versions could be had with a four-speed pre-selector gearbox). Potential buyers could choose from a range of factory bodystyles or employ the services of an independent coachbuilder. Regardless of the coachwork worn most 90s were capable of the 90mph top speed that their name implied. Mr Gray was the Sunbeam Talbot Darracq Register s secretary and there is a photo on file of him showing none other than Georges Roesch over GP 6096 (the 90 engine was reputedly Roesch s favourite among all those he designed for Talbot). Mr Theobald took the Close Coupled Drophead Coupe to Rhodesia in 1968 and thereafter it relocated to South Africa. A genuine AM90 Speed Model GP 6096 is understood to be one of just twelve such chassis to be fitted with Close Coupled Drophead Coupe coachwork by Offord and indeed the sole known survivor (although a very similar car which was built under sub-contract by Carlton still exists). According to its copy factory build record chassis 30000 was erected on 1st January 1931 and as such is accepted by the Vintage Sports Car Club as being of Vintage manufacture (which in turn allows it to run with other pre-1931 machinery in VSCC events). The AM90 is accompanied by a very large and interesting history file which chronicles the last six decades of its life. Thought to have belonged to Mr D. English during the mid-1950s other keepers have included Mr Williamson Mr John Gray Mr Brian Fidler Mr Peter Theobald Mr Peter Sutcliffe Mr Gillie Andrew Mr Tim Wadeson Mr Michael Manning and since 2007 the vendor. An understandably popular choice with sporting motorists the Talbot enjoyed continued competition success as a privateer entry at events such as the Irish GP Ards TT and Brooklands thanks to the efforts of Bill Esplen ( GN 5872 ) and the Burt brothers ( GO 1568 ) etc. 113 REG NO CHASSIS GP 6096 30000 119 MOTOR CARS 113 Mr Sutcliffe used the four-seater for a long distance rally during his brief tenure (1977-1978) and Mr Wadeson finally repatriated the AM90 to the UK in the early 2000s. Substantially improved during the seller s custodianship chassis 30000 has benefited from a thorough engine overhaul (reground crankshaft with shell bearings Arrow rods new pistons new timing gears and new oil pump gears etc) plus the installation of a down draught carburettor freeflow exhaust and new dynastart bearings (the unit having been otherwise rejuvenated for a previous keeper) all of which was carried out by marque specialists Arthur Archer and Foppe d Hane. Further boasting a New Zealand cartridge oil filter conversion solid state voltage regulator correct complete new wet radiator and halogen headlights the Talbot was entrusted to marque specialist Ian Polson for a back axle refurbishment and new petrol tank. Foppe d Hane restored the wooden body support frame as necessary before the coachwork was treated to a bare metal respray in Dark Blue. Re-upholstered in contrasting Light Blue the interior is protected by a new Black double duck hood. Riding on fresh tyres this rare and potent Roesch Talbot is only being offered for sale because a shoulder injury makes its right-hand manual gearchange awkward for the vendor. A delightful and seemingly very well sorted motorcar it has conveyed him on numerous STD Register Tours around the UK and to Ireland and France etc. Offered for sale with the aforementioned history file bills substantiating the work undertaken and an original first edition handbook and spares list GP 6096 is summed up as a very rare and very usable car with wind-up windows and relaxed cruising ability . 120 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 113 121 MOTOR CARS 114 1934 ALVIS SPEED 20 SC VANDEN PLAS-STYLE TOURER ESTIMATE 45000 - 55000 122 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Introduced at the 1934 London Motor Show the Speed 20 SC was among a new breed of Alvis cars that combined high performance (long a recognised marque virtue) with luxury and refinement. Based around a sturdy cruciform-braced ladder-framed chassis equipped with sizable fourteen-inch drum brakes and jelly mould wire wheels it boasted such technological novelties as independent transverse-leaf front suspension and synchromesh on all (four) forward gears. Powered by a smooth but free-revving 2762cc OHV straight-six engine featuring dual magneto coil ignition triple SU carburettors and an aluminium crankcase the model was reputedly capable of 89mph. A corollary of its low-slung stance and long bonnet line the Speed 20 SC proved an ideal canvas for the coachbuilder s art. Although the majority were bodied to factory-approved designs by Charlesworth and Cross & Ellis a select few received rather more bespoke treatment. Chassis 11940 was originally bodied as a limousine by Lancefield and supplied new to Albert Testemale Esq of Surrey on 23rd November 1934. Registered to John James Richardson Esq of Selby a decade later the Alvis remained in his care for forty-four years. Barn stored for the last thirty-six of those BLE 892 was purchased from Mr Richardson s estate by Keith Taylor Esq during 1988. Having discarded the original coachwork because it was beyond economical repair Mr Taylor embarked upon a major chassis up restoration. Able to carry out all the mechanical work himself he commissioned a replacement Tourer body based on Vanden Plas Speed 20SC design for the 1935 model year before advertising the car as an incomplete but running project in late 1992. Some three years and 24 000 later new owner Chris Watson Esq finally succeeded in returning BLE 892 to the road thanks to the assistance of marque specialist Red Triangle and Rob Green of Gloria Coachworks who fitted the more flowing Continentalstyle wings etc at the rate of 12 per hour Now offered for sale by the executors of the late C.J. Trigwell Esq who bought it from Mr Watson via H&H s April 11th 2001 auction for 42 000 the Alvis appears to have been well kept ever since. Although its refurbishment was completed some twenty-one years ago the overall impression is of a highly presentable motor car that the executors variously rate as being in very good (engine electrics gearbox paintwork) or excellent (bodywork interior trim) condition. An engineer and garage owner by profession Mr Trigwell was also an Alvis enthusiast owning several examples of the marque. Understood to be a matching numbers car with regard to its major mechanical components the four-seater also sports Brooklands aeroscreens sidescreens and a tonneau cover. The history file comprises a copy of the original factory build sheet continuation buff logbook (in Mr Richardson s name) restoration photos and numerous receipts invoices. 114 REG NO CHASSIS BLE 892 11940 123 MOTOR CARS 115 1969 ASTON MARTIN DBS VANTAGE SPECIFICATION AS FEATURED IN CHANNEL 4 S FOR THE LOVE OF CARS ESTIMATE 160000 - 180000 124 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Introduced at the October 1967 Motor Show the DBS broke important new ground for Aston Martin. Although similar to that of the concurrent DB6 its steel platform chassis used a longer wheelbase repositioned front crossmember and wider track to arrive at perfect 50 50 weight distribution. Further enhanced by the adoption of de Dion rear suspension located via a Watt linkage and with standardised power steering the newcomer was widely praised for its polished ride and handling. Styled in-house by William Towns with clear transatlantic and Italianate overtones the aluminium-bodied four-seater exuded a road presence that few rivals caught in its quad headlights could match. Although intended to be the first V8-powered Aston a series of teething troubles with the new powerplant meant that the DBS went into production with the proven Tadek Marek-designed 3995cc DOHC straight-six. Credited with developing 282bhp and 288lbft (or 325bhp and 290lbft in Vantage tune wearing three Webers) this legendary powerplant was allied to either five-speed manual or three-speed automatic transmission. Reputedly capable of over 140mph the DBS was phased out in 1972 by which time just 787 are thought to have been made. A star of the small screen chassis DBS 5436 RAC famously had an entire episode of Channel 4 s popular TV series For the Love of Cars dedicated to it. Overseen by Ant Anstead and his team at Evanta Motors the restoration was completed within an almost impossibly tight timeframe. Stripped of its mismatched red and white paint JRA 615H underwent various chassis and bodywork repairs on a jig before being resprayed in Aston Martin Olive Green Metallic (the same hue sported by James Bond s DBS in the film On Her Majesty s Secret Service). Like many of us who watched the programme the vendor took quite a shine to the reborn JRA 615H and paid some 173 400 to acquire it in January 2015. Although the DBS looked stunning he felt that a marque specialist with proven experience of the model could improve it still further and so instructed Oselli to work their magic. Some 78 000 later the Aston Martin has been debugged and fine-tuned to the seller s satisfaction Now every bit as good as it looks this famous Aston Martin is offered for sale with UK V5C Registration Document MOT certificate valid until August 2017 and history file. Re-trimmed in contrasting Ox Blood Red leather upholstery the interior also gained a refurbished dashboard refinished wood rim steering wheel and new carpets. Entrusted to renowned marque specialist RS Williams the original DOHC straight-six engine was enlarged to 4.2 litres and uprated to Vantage specification with triple Weber carburettors. To make better use of the increased power and torque on tap the decision was made to convert the Aston Martin from automatic to Tremec T5 manual transmission. Other enhancements included the fitment of new MWS 15inch wire wheels shod with Pirelli Cinturato tyres Koni rear shock absorbers and higher performance brake pads. 115 REG NO CHASSIS JRA615H DBS 5436 RAC 125 MOTOR CARS 116 1976 PORSCHE 911 2.7 ESTIMATE 30000 - 40000 We are indebted to the vendor for the following description Launched in 1963 it wasn t until 1974 that the first big change to the appearance of the Porsche 911 occurred. The US federal government announced they wanted to clean up emissions and increase crash protection for cars sold in their states. Porsches response was to fit larger impact bumpers and a new range of engines with increased capacity to 2.7 litres and K Jetronic fuel injection. The standard models actually produced slightly less BHP than the mechanically injected cars they replaced but offered smoother performance with improved torque fuel economy and reliability. The slim body and chrome details of the predecessor remained in standard models whilst the interior was enhanced for increased comfort. For 1976 a 3.0 version was produced called the Carrera 3.0 and on the sport variants the chrome details were replaced with coloured coded headlamp bezels and black window frames which instantly gave the 911 a sportier look. Fast forward 40 years and good examples of these slim body 911s offer period looks with smooth reliable power units ensuring dependable classic motoring for a fraction of the outlay of their predecessors. On sale today is a late model narrow body LHD 911 finished in its original rare colour of Ascot Green with optional black sport look. Supplied new in 1976 it featured a galvanised body and was imported to the UK from Germany in 1982. Although the current mileage of 67 089KMS (42 000 miles) cannot be warranted MOTs and service history with the car suggest it has covered no more 19 000 miles since importation. Most relevantly the engine received a top end rebuild and a new clutch in September 1990 and the car is believed to have covered just 26 000KMS (16 000 miles) since. The 911 is supplied with 12 months MOT and will be driven to the sale. All gears function correctly the engine runs at the recommended oil pressure and the vendor describes this as a very solid 911 with good paintwork and mechanicals with an excellent black interior. REG NO CHASSIS TPA 108R 9116300556 126 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 60000 - 70000 1965 JAGUAR E-TYPE 4.2 COUPE 117 REG NO CHASSIS ECO 626C 1E20313 Of particular interest is the fact that the bonnet lower panel front wings side doors and under-bonnet panel have been crafted in aluminium giving the car a semilightweight construction. The comprehensive works carried out also included the fitment of a replacement engine by Jim Stokes Workshops in 2015 for which an invoice for 11 000 is contained in the detailed history file. This is still running in with less than 500 miles being covered since installation. The carburettors were also reconditioned and the car boasts an electric cooling fan whilst the ignition has been upgraded with an electronic distributor 123 ignition coil and silicone plug leads. In 2014 a new fuel tank high According to its accompanying Jaguar Heritage Certificate this original RHD UK supplied E-Type was manufactured on 19 February 1965 and sold via Henlys a month later to a Mr H Gogard of South Harrow Middlesex. We understand that since that time the car has had just four previous keepers and that the mileage of c.66 300 miles recorded is genuine. In storage between 1998 and 2008 the car was then extensively restored by its previous owner with most of the work being carried out between 2012 and 2015. pressure fuel pump and stainless exhaust were fitted. Attention to the braking system included the fitment of Cooper Craft aluminium 4 pot calipers new master cylinder and brake pipes. The limited slip differential and drive shafts were also overhauled. The brightwork has been re-chromed and a new windscreen rear screen chrome wire wheels and tyres have been fitted. The interior has been re-trimmed in grey leather by Rawles Motor Sport at a cost of some 6 000. Offered with a comprehensive collection of invoices for the restoration photographs assorted old MoTs and current MoT to February 2017 this is an extremely attractive and enviably well specified E-Type. 127 MOTOR CARS 118 1947 BENTLEY MK VI PARK WARD DROPHEAD COUPE According to its Bentley Works instruction sheet of May 30 1947 chassis B.132.BH was originally assigned to the company s American agent J S Inskip Inc and the chosen specification suggests it could have been destined for the New York Motor Show of that year - a very similar example is known to have been displayed there previously. However it seems there was a change of plan and that name was subsequently crossed off the history card and replaced by that of G L Gambanis c o S G Embiricos Ltd of London. This was the UK headquarters of the Embiricos shipping line a massive Greek family empire among whose number was the amateur racing driver Andr Embiricos who with Bentley s encouragement funded the building of the Georges Paulin-styled streamlined 4.25-Litre Bentley of 1939 that s become so famous as to be universally known as the Embiricos Bentley . Gambanis a director of S G Embiricos evidently sought similar levels of perfection and the order for B.132. BH was revised better to suit the roads and climate of Europe than Eastern USA. The chosen coachbuilder was still Park Ward but the revised list of special features now included speedometer in kilometres double filament headlamp bulbs separate central lamp switch a second wing-mounted wheel carrier snow chains locks to the bonnet and petrol filler stainless steel stone guards two suit cases loose covers for the seats doors and hood GB plate AA RAC and Greek club badges Ace wheel covers cigar lighter. The car crossed from Dover to Boulogne on the SS Dinard on August 9 1948 and was received by the owner 18 days later. The final invoice including tax was for 5 462 12s 2d. The factory records show subsequent owners as being H Gordon Bowsher of Stockbridge Hants (March 1957) D J Ashbourne South Benfleet Essex (November 1958) and M I Dorman Brailsford of Crookham Hants ESTIMATE 90000 - 110000 (June 1966). At some stage after this JYN 279 seems to have found its way the USA where it ultimately spent 20 years vegetating in a Kentucky apple orchard and it was marque specialists The Real Car Company who repatriated it in 1994 and from whom it was purchased by A D Popple of Glasgow. It then underwent a muchneeded restoration courtesy of Classic Restorations (Scotland) Ltd of Alyth Perthshire before being acquired by the vendor from their stand at the RollsRoyce Enthusiasts Club premier event of 2009. It has subsequently been maintained for the owner by Bentley specialist Harvey Wash of Colchester. This very desirable and eminently practical righthand drive Drophead Coupe is now beautifully presented with lustrous Grey coachwork Black hood and contrasting Blue hide interior trim and carpets. The odometer currently registers an unwarranted 79 000 kilometers and the only obvious departure from the car s original specification are the sympathetically styled flashing indicators. The Bentley is now offered complete with various items of correspondence copies of the original chassis cards and factory records Harvey Wash invoices photos of the extensive restoration original registration ( JYN 279 ) etc. and is no doubt capable of providing a lucky new keeper with many years of enjoyable reliable motoring. Developed from its short-lived MKV model Bentley s MKVI was the company s first post-war offering and the first to be offered with standard factory coachwork. However there was still the option of purchasing a chassis to be clothed by one s coachbuilder of choice and of the 5 202 examples made between 1946 and 1952 1 012 featured Saloon or Drophead bodies from one of a dozen or so recognised Carrozzerias of which Park Ward was a favourite and of course a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce itself. REG NO CHASSIS JYN 279 B132BH 128 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 118 129 MOTOR CARS 119 1956 JAGUAR XK140 FIXED HEAD COUPE Launched at the 1954 Motor Show the XK140 boasted the same bewitching styling as its forebear but allied it to a host of mechanical improvements. Chief among these was the adoption of rack and pinion steering. Though the fitment of telescopic shock absorbers (in place of the XK120 s antiquated lever arm dampers) also had a noticeably beneficial effect on handling roadholding. With its engine and bulkhead repositioned three inches further forward the new model enjoyed a notably roomier cabin (the fixed and drophead coupe variants gaining occasional rear seats as a result). Available in standard special equipment or special equipment plus C-type cylinder head guises power and torque outputs ranged from a quoted 190bhp 210lbft to 210bhp 213lbft. Distinguished by its one-piece bumpers and simpler more imposing radiator grille the XK140 was among the fastest cars of its generation. Reputedly capable of over 130mph it focused public consciousness on Jaguar s continued success at Le Mans (the Coventry marque winning the endurance classic in 1951 1953 1955 1956 and 1957). According to its accompanying Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust Certificate chassis 804750DN was supplied new via Henlys of London. Road registered as NBL 232 on 6th September 1956 by Berkshire County Council a photocopied logbook on file indicates that the Jaguar had relocated to Buckinghamshire some six years later. Belonging to Barry A. Tanner Esq at the time the ESTIMATE 55000 - 65000 XK140 subsequently passed to long-term custodian Martin Sambrook Esq. who treated it to an extensive photographically documented chassis up restoration during the early 1990s. Purchased by the late C.J. Trigwell Esq from John Parker Esq of Fordingbridge on 14th May 2007 for 50 000 the Fixed Head Coupe appears to have been well looked after ever since and shows just two former keepers on its V5C Registration Document. More than twenty years after its refurbishment was completed the Jaguar now has some cosmetic flaws. However the overall impression is of a presentable motor car that the late Mr Trigwell s executors variously rate as being in very good (engine paintwork) or excellent (bodywork electrics four-speed manual plus overdrive gearbox interior trim) condition. Invoices on file from marque specialist Twyford Moors show that Mr Trigwell had the XK140 fitted with EZ electric power steering and seatbelts to enhance its usability in modern traffic. One of just 843 right-hand drive examples made this desirable home market Fixed Head Coupe also looks to pleasingly retain its original engine. REG NO CHASSIS NBL 232 804750DN 130 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 119 131 MOTOR CARS 120 1928 VAUXHALL 20 60 MELTON ROADSTER ESTIMATE 50000 - 60000 This delightful 1928 Roadster appears to have spent most or all of its life in Australia before being repatriated and then UK registered in July 2007. The known history of this lovely vintage Vauxhall begins with a George Batten of Muwillumbah New South Wales. It subsequently dwelt with a Ray Jurd in Redland Bay Queensland before being discovered in a Brisbane garage workshop in need of comprehensive restoration. Trevor Poulsen initially felt the task was beyond his ability but later succumbed to the challenge and set to work in 1986 in concert with the garage s Bill Cardno. The project was apparently completed before the Vauxhall arrived on these shores but pretty much as soon as he acquired the vehicle in 2009 the vendor set about further improving BF 4431 and has invested 20 000 in the last six years to achieve its current very smart level of presentation. During 2009 2010 the bodywork was fully stripped and repainted in two-tone Grey the engine thoroughly overhauled and new clutch and starter installed. He now classes the bodywork paintwork Grey leather interior six-cylinder engine and four-speed manual transmission as all being in very good condition. The Roadster wears a Holden two-seater fastback body complete with dickey and is similar to those found on Chevrolets and Pontiacs of the same era. It is believed the car is one of only three such 20 60s still in existence and the vendor is now offering it complete with V5C and Dating Certificate courtesy of The Society of Automotive Historians in Britain. The 20 60 model was launched in 1928 and remained on sale until 1930. It was the biggest car the company had offered since the General Motors takeover of 1925 REG NO CHASSIS BF 4431 R3212 and was intended to appeal to customers needing more power and accommodation than was currently available from the Vauxhall stable. 132 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 40000 - 50000 ROLLS-ROYCE 25 30 SALOON 121 COACHWORK BY PARK WARD REG NO CHASSIS Un-Reg GGM27 Maintaining its policy of offering one Large and one Small model (the terms being purely relative ) RollsRoyce introduced the 20 25 in 1929 as a successor to the outgoing 20 hp. Though the newcomer was intended to appeal to owner drivers many examples were in fact sold to customers with chauffeurs. Power came from an enlarged version of the straight-six unit used in the 20 hp. Now of 3699cc it made for swifter acceleration and a higher top speed - up to 75mph depending on the chosen body. The four speed manual gearbox featured the manufacturer s traditional right-hand change and was equipped with synchromesh on the top two ratios from 1932 onwards. The substantial chassis sported rigid axles front and rear suspended on semi-elliptic leaf springs. The four-wheeled braking was mechanically servo assisted. In 1936 the company opted to increase performance once more further enlarging the engine to 4257cc to create the so-called 25 30 of which 1201 examples were made before the model was superseded by the Wraith in 1938. Like most Rolls-Royces the 25 30 starred on the silver screen most notably in The Naked Truth and Death on the Nile . This charming 25 30 is finished in silver matched to a red leather interior and features Park Ward limousine coach work to body number 4225. Supplied new to a Mr Ralph Clifford Lynn esq. who was a comedy actor from Manchester best remembered for playing comedy parts in the Aldwych farces first on stage and then in film. Featuring a central division and fold out picnic tables GGN 27 had resided in the USA for a long period before recently retuning to the UK. Having previously been UK registered as DLT 428 the Rolls Royce is offered with a copy of the US title bill of sale and offers the opportunity to acquire an attractive Rolls Royce with an interesting history. 133 MOTOR CARS 122 1973 PORSCHE 911 2.7 ESTIMATE 30000 - 38000 We are indebted to the vendor for the following description Launched in 1963 it wasn t until 1974 that the first big change to the appearance of the Porsche 911 occurred. The US federal government announced they wanted to clean up emissions and increase crash protection for cars sold in their states. Porsches response was to fit larger impact bumpers and a new range of engines with increased capacity to 2.7 litres and K Jetronic fuel injection. The standard models actually produced slightly less BHP than the mechanically injected cars they replaced but offered smoother performance with improved torque fuel economy and reliability. The slim body and chrome details of the predecessor remained in standard models whilst the interior was enhanced for increased comfort. The 911 offered here today is an early 1974 LHD Coupe originally supplied to dry state California. A certificate of authenticity from Porsche confirms it is a matching number car and importation documentation confirms that was officially imported to the UK October 2014 although the 67 293 recorded miles cannot be warranted. The vendor describes the body shell as in very good original rust free condition particularly in the key weak areas of a 911 they also describe the interior to be in the same condition. Our vendor also confirms that the car drives very well and this is supported by recent expenditure in the UK including a complete brake overhaul top end engine re-build and 5th gear synchro replaced in the gearbox in 2015. The car has been serviced again in May 2016 including a new MOT. All of this work is documented in the file supplied with the REG NO CHASSIS CNF 347M 9114101509 car. This 911 will be driven to the sale and at the turn of the key can be driven away again by its new owner. A great original solid and mechanically sound 911 with an attractive guide price. 134 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 26000 - 30000 1953 JAGUAR MK VII 123 SUPPLIED BY COOMBS & SONS OF GUILDFORD AND POTENTIALLY MILLE MIGLIA ELIGIBLE REG NO CHASSIS TPG 638 717378 Given its graceful lines and generous proportions it now seems a little incongruous that the MkVII should have had such a glorious career as a rally and track car. Still the only Jaguar model to have won the Monte Carlo Rally it proved equally effective at Silverstone (taking top honours in the International Trophy meeting for five years in a row) and even contested the 1953 Mille Miglia. According to its accompanying Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate chassis 717378 was manufactured on 27th August 1953. Initially finished in Black with Red leather upholstery the MkVII left Browns Lane barely a week later. Supplied new via Coombs & Sons of Guildford to Captain J.R. Strayan of Sunningdale Berkshire the Jaguar is rumoured to have participated in the RAC British International Rally and indeed comes with a plaque issued to competitor number 136. It has also been suggested that the sports saloon served as a diplomatic vehicle in America for several years. However in the absence of hard evidence the vendor gives little credence to these stories. Purchased by its previous keeper at the famous Hershey Swap Meet chassis 717378 was repatriated during 2012. Yet to be restored the MkVII shows a highly credible but unwarranted 66 000 miles to its odometer. The interior upholstery is self-evidently original and the paint looks to have been untouched for decades. Commenting on TPG 638 the seller notes that the 3.4 litre engine is one of the best I have ever driven and the Moss gearbox is quiet. The bodywork is original and sound. I would think it must be one of the best original cars available in the UK at the moment . Having inspected this apparently matching numbers and potentially Mille Miglia eligible example at first hand we are inclined to agree with him. Offered for sale with original handbook period luggage set and sundry paperwork. 135 MOTOR CARS 124 1952 BENTLEY R-TYPE STRAIGHT-EIGHT SPECIAL THE FIRE ENGINE ESTIMATE 60000 - 80000 136 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Rolls-Royce built two straight-eight powered Bentleys using the B -series eight-cylinder variant of the standard six-cylinder engine (one of which was loaned to HRH Prince Philip who was apparently reluctant to hand it back). These were dubbed Scalded Cats and in the mid-1960s Robin Moore started to plan a similar car based on a R-Type Chassis. He was working in the experimental department of Rolls-Royce at the time and an internal memo dated August 1965 sees him asking if any ex-test cars would become available. This plan did not come to anything with the acquisition of an S1 Continental Convertible in the late 1960s consuming all available time and cash and the collapse of Rolls-Royce and his move to Surrey to work for W. S. Atkins closing off further progress. In the mid-1980s he had bought a Harry Rose-bodied MkVI Special and his interest in a B80-engined special was reignited. He acquired a Thorneycroft Nubian Fire Engine for its powerplant and an R-Type that had rotten coachwork but a sound chassis and running gear was also sourced. The body was stripped off the Bentley and work started on modifications to the chassis. The cruciform was cut and the front section moved back in the chassis by twelve inches. The front chassis side rails were extended and reinforced to provide space for the longer engine. All of the running gear was overhauled and meticulously reinstated. An elegant open tourer body was designed and commissioned in traditional ash framing and aluminium panels and the car was completed in late 1992. During the development a B81 with its larger capacity of 6.52litres had been found and this replaced the B80. The R-Type automatic gearbox was retained and an R-Type Continental back axle ratio fitted which with the 17-inch wheels provides relaxed cruising. A full and detailed history is provided with the car and it is hoped to possess a fresh MOT certificate by the time of sale. However the B81 engine that had been fitted was from an army training establishment and it became clear that it had had a hard life. In 2008 the opportunity came up to buy a brand new unused B81G which is the variant of the B81 designed to run on propane or natural gas. It therefore has a much higher compression ratio increased from 6.4 1 to 8.0 1 which modern fuels can run without any issue and provides a further boost in output to ensure that it is in Rolls-Royce terminology adequate (a standard B81 unit is estimated to develop 220bhp and 330lbft of torque). Used and enjoyed for numerous trips around the UK the Special also ventured as far afield as South Africa for the Bentley Drivers Club s 2003 tour of that country which saw participants cover circa 4 000 miles At this stage he was persuaded that an elegant blue and grey colour scheme was preferable to the bright red he had envisaged to fit with the name. 124 REG NO CHASSIS PMB 273 B266SR 137 MOTOR CARS 125 1952 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE ESTIMATE 44000 - 48000 With their competitors slow to react after WW2 Cadillac seized the initiative. Introduced in 1948 the marque s aeronautically inspired tail-fin motif was the work of Harley Earl-trained stylist Franklin Q. Hershey. An immediate trend-setter it was joined some twelve months later by an all-new overhead valve V8 engine. Engineered by Ed Cole Jack Gordon and Harry Barr this 331 cu in (5.4 litre) unit was smaller more powerful and almost 200lbs lighter than its predecessor. Boasting wedge-shape combustion chambers slipper pistons and hydraulic valve lifters it developed 160bhp in standard tune and soon found favour among the competition fraternity. The third generation Series 62 accounted for 78% of total Cadillac sales in 1952. Imported from the USA in 2013 judging by its appearance this extremely smart example has obviously been subject to a previous restoration which would appear to have been to a high standard. The white paintwork presents extremely well whilst the red interior looks barely used. The engine bay is prepared to an equal standard. UK registered 849 YUX is offered with Swansea V5 document and is MoT exempt. REG NO CHASSIS 849 YUX 526282784 138 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 60000 - 70000 1973 JAGUAR E-TYPE V12 ROADSTER 126 REG NO CHASSIS WEY372M 1S51939BW front cover of and the subject of an article in Jaguar World magazine (July 2000 issue) the concept behind its transformation was to create an E-Type with more contemporary road manners an idea also shared by such specialist firms as Vicarage Beacham and Eagle. Based on a home market Series III V12 Coupe donor albeit with so much new metalwork added that little of the original car was re-used the re-engineered Roadster was fitted with a more powerful fuel-injected Jaguar XJ-S V12 5.3 litre engine allied to automatic transmission. As well as the more modern powerplant the two-seater had attention paid to its power steering suspension and brake systems. Riding on wider than standard wheels tyres the uprated Jaguar was re-trimmed in a fetching combination of Light Grey and Dark Blue and even treated to a bespoke leather hood cover. Having covered just 1 200 miles since its reconfiguration was completed the E-Type remains highly presentable. Starting readily upon inspection and forming part of a private marque collection for the past four years the two-seater is currently undergoing a cherished number plate transfer. Seemingly well suited to long distance motoring this special Roadster is offered for sale with a substantial lever arch file full of receipts chronicling its refurbishment MOT certificate valid until June 2017 and numerous photos. One of the all-time great production engines Jaguar s SOHC V12 was derived from its cancelled XJ13 sports racer project. Eerily smooth and effortlessly powerful it gave the E-Type a new lease of life. No ordinary E-Type V12 Roadster this particular example is the result of a major restoration and upgrade programme that was undertaken during the late 1990s at a rumoured cost of well over 100 000 (a still impressive sum today but gargantuan at the time) Subsequently featured on the 139 MOTOR CARS 127 1953 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER TOWN & COUNTRY WAGON ESTIMATE 22000 - 28000 Relatively little is known about the Stateside history of this delightful example of 1950s Americana though it is initially believed to have been employed by the manufacturer to introduce the dealers to the concept of the Station Wagon. It then formed part of the factory museum until purchased by a private collector. The Wagon was certainly an expensive option and it is thought only 1 400 were ultimately built of which the one offered is a rare and extremely original surviving example that has covered just 35 400 miles from new. It was first UK registered in 2009 when in the care of a Mrs Caroline Rosemary Kisko and has had only one further keeper since who acquired the car in May 2013. It is powered by a 331ci Firepower Hemi V8 engine that drives through Chrysler s patented Fluid Drive semi-automatic transmission. The vehicle is presented in its original livery of Brown over Beige and trimmed in perfectly patinated faux crocodile leather. The load area is a wonderful mix of highly polished wood and chrome ribbing while the facia s a sea of ornate controls including those for the factory-fitted heater and radio. The steering wheel has the words Power Steering inset into the centre just in case you were in any doubt the car featured such technology. The Chrysler also sports power brakes and power windows and rides on its original wire wheels - an option of the period - shod with White walled tyres. The only non-original features of note are the bumpers which are Chrysler Imperial ones. Rust-free thanks to spending its life in a dry climate 536 XUU was apparently rewired in 2010 and is now felt by the vendor to have an excellent V8 engine and very good transmission bodywork paintwork interior trim and electrical system. A great opportunity. REG NO CHASSIS 536 XUU 76558981 140 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION ESTIMATE 30000 - 40000 1957 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100 6 128 REG NO CHASSIS 465 UYN BN6 2363 guise (BN4) with the two-seater (BN6) version like the sale car following in 1957. Echoing the BMC rally cars 465 UYN is smartly presented with White factory hardtop and Red bodywork. Its interior though is rather smarter than that of the spartan competition machines and features Red-piped Black vinyl bucket seats Red-edged Black carpets and wood-rimmed alloy steering wheel. A right-hand drive example it was apparently a CKD model sold new in South Africa during 1957 where it remained in the same ownership until the gentleman passed away at which point it was inherited by his niece. She took it to Australia where it was exchanged for a V8-engined MG. The Healey 100 4 was designed by Donald Healey s eponymous company and assembled by Austin at Longbridge using Austin A90 Atlantic mechanicals and bodies crafted by Jensen Motors. It had been the star of the 1952 London Motorshow and subsequently took the American market by storm too. For 1956 the wheelbase was lengthened the bodywork facelifted and the fourcylinder engine replaced by BMC s six-cylinder C Series engine. Called the 100 6 it was initially available in 2 2 The vendor acquired the car in Australia and repatriated it in the December of 2014. Sadly illness means he can no longer enjoy the Healey and he s now offering this very attractive car complete with the bumpers and hood frame not currently fitted. In addition to the aforementioned extras the Healey sports a pair of Lucas auxiliary lights period driver s door mirror and rides on a set of chrome wire wheels. The vendor presently classifies its bodywork interior trim and electrical equipment as excellent the straight-six engine and paintwork as good to very good and the four-speed manual gearbox with overdrive as good . The odometer currently displays an unwarranted 37 166. An apparently very tidy example of a fast-appreciating British classic. 141 MOTOR CARS 129 2001 PORSCHE 911 GT2 CLUBSPORT 1 OF JUST 16 UK SUPPLIED EXAMPLES ESTIMATE 95000 - 115000 142 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION When Porsche launched the 996 version of their 911 GT2 in 2000 the car swiftly gained iconic status as one of the most focused and fastest Porsche production cars ever manufactured. With the reported 462bhp produced from its twin turbo flat six engine being transferred to the road through the rear wheels only (the Turbo model had four wheel drive) performance was electrifying with 60mph being achieved from rest in just under 4 seconds and a top speed of about 198mph. The comprehensive history file on this rather special GT2 Club Sport contains both the handwritten order form and the sales invoice form AFN Porsche on London s Park Lane. They state that the options chosen when new were special paint carbon package leather console carbon rear console leather sport steering wheel and leather steering column casing front floor mats leather interior light carbon door entrance panels aluminium dials carbon gearshift and handbrake toptint windscreen centre console Becker radio CD Club Sport package leather bucket seats coloured wheel centres passenger six-point harness and security glass covering. The total of the two-page invoice was a generous 131 710. The purchaser resided in Bayswater West London and was very much a Porsche enthusiast who raced a modern 911 but despite having his own workshop to maintain his racing car he entrusted the supplying dealer s Reading workshops to maintain the car for the first four annual services and Porsche Hatfield for the 2006 and 2007 services. Thereafter he had the car maintained in his own workshop and transferred the registration into the name of his racing team in March 2013. As well as the aforementioned invoices the history file also contains many maintenance invoices many expired MOT certificates and the hand book pack. With only a reported 129 GT2 models imported by Porsche into the UK when new of which apparently only 16 were to Club Sport specification this one owner car has a super provenance and is described by the vendor as being excellent in all respects. It is sure to attract the interest of Porsche collectors. 129 REG NO CHASSIS LG51 GBZ WP0ZZZ99Z2S695114 143 MOTOR CARS 130 1951 MERCEDES-BENZ 170 S CABRIOLET B ESTIMATE 100000 - 120000 144 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Introduced in May 1949 the 170S model was the first Mercedes to carry the S designation meaning Sonder or Special model and was aimed at the increasing number of more affluent post-War buyers who desired greater levels of comfort than could be found in the standard models on offer. A development of the pre-War 230 model it was initially powered by a 1.8-litre version of the in-line four cylinder M136 engine seen in 1.7-litre guise in the 170V. The enlarged unit now produced some 52 hp (38kW) driving through a four-speed all synchromesh gearbox also seen in the 170V. Top speed was now in the region of 76mph. Unlike the 170V the front wheels were attached using coil springs double wishbones and a stabilizer bar in place of the former s lateral leaf spring arrangement. Despite suffering heavy damage from Allied bombing during WW2 after the end of hostilities the Mercedes factory was fortunate not to be under Soviet control as happened to many of its pre-War competitors and was thus able to resume the business of building cars as early as May 1946. Following recommencement of production initially only saloon coachwork was available on its products. However with the introduction of the 170S they began to offer a wider range of body styles including a two-seat Cabriolet A and four-seat Cabriolet B as offered here satisfying a need from a growing number of buyers whose economic lot was improving and who once again wished to buy more luxurious cars. Remaining in production until its replacement by the 170 Sb in 1952 some 31 000 units of the 170 S were built in both saloon and cabriolet form with most unsurprisingly in the mainly austere economic environment following the War being saloons. Finished most attractively in cream black with cream interior black hood and black carpets we are informed this fine example has been treated to an extensive restoration for which photographic images of the works undertaken are on file. The vendor currently rates the bodywork paintwork engine transmission electrics and interior as very good whilst the car registers some 58 000 km on its odometer. This stylish Mercedes cabriolet with seating for four comes with a Swansea V5C document. 130 REG NO CHASSIS YXG 833 13604332451 145 MOTOR CARS 131 1947 HRG 1500 THE EX-JOHN GOTT 1951 ALPINE CUP WINNING ESTIMATE 70000 - 80000 146 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION Founded in 1936 the H.R.G. Engineering Co. Ltd. drew its name from the initials of its founders - Major Ted Halford (a contributor to the Vale Special project) Guy Robins (formerly of Trojan) and Ron Godfrey (the G in GN and the Godfrey in Godfrey & Proctor). The newcomer initially operated from the Mid-Surrey Gear Company in Norbiton and the design of its products was clearly influenced by the GN and Frazer-Nash motorcars in which Godfrey had previously been involved. The first offering was a traditionally-styled open two-seater sports car with front-mounted 1496cc OHV Meadows 4ED engine mated to a four-speed Moss gearbox and driving through an ENV spiral bevel axle. The chassis members were bought in from Rubery Owen and the steering gear sourced from Marles while most of the aluminium over ash frame bodies were manufactured by Reall of West London. Priced at 395 the 1.5 litre HRG was half the cost of the equivalent Aston Martin and some 1 000 pounds lighter. During 1936 the company established its own premises at Tolworth in Surrey. Two years later it launched the 1100 that was powered by a 1074cc 10hp OHC Singer unit and in 1939 as supplies of the Meadows engine dried up it opted for Singer s 1496cc 12hp engine for what it now called its 1500 model. Car production resumed after the war and continued until 1956 with the business soldiering on for a further ten years in an engineering consultancy capacity. Figures for total production vary but were in the region of 240 of which some 90 percent are said to survive today. Supplied new by Follet of Mayfair with Aerodynamic coachwork to renowned race and rally driver and later Chief Constable of Northamptonshire John Gott there can be few HRGs with such an illustrious period competition history as JGO 463. Successes include an Open Team Award on the 1948 Alpine Rally 3rd in class in the 1949 Alpine Rally fastest 1500 on the Stelvio and Vars Passes in the 1950 event following removal of the Aerodynamic bodywork 1st in class and winner of a Coupe Des Alpes in the 1951 Alpine Rally - the first British 1500 to win such a prestigious award and 4th in class (without loss of marks) in the 1952 Tulip Rally. The car competed in a 1950 production car race at Silverstone and was campaigned in numerous other events both national and International before John Gott sold The Old Lady to A S Macdonald in 1954. In 1961 it came into the possession of Mr Roy Keevil who gave it to his son Michael in 1978. On his death in 1986 it passed to his widow Mrs Carol Ann Keevil and upon her remarriage it was registered in her new name of Lawrence. The car has therefore been in her family for over 55 years. In the late 1980s Mrs Lawrence sent the car to Forres in Scotland to be looked after by ex-HRG employee and restorer Dick Watson who was a family friend. During this period various works were carried out before the car went on display at the Atwell Motor Museum in Calne Wiltshire between 1992 and 1998. Following her retirement Mrs Lawrence brought the car home and used it on occasional outings and events with servicing being carried out by her husband a retired qualified motor engineer with guidance and advice from Dick Watson. Most recent works include attention to the brakes and the fitment of a full set of made to measure wool carpets bound and gaitered. The car is accompanied by an extensive history file including correspondence from John Gott confirming his ownership and some of the car s exploits buff logbook from 1958 assorted records of work carried out since 1961 numerous invoices expired MoTs and other sundry correspondence. More recent invoices include re-trimming of the interior in 1999 and replacement of the carpets at a cost of over 1 000 in 2016. In recent years the car has been used on a number of rallies and events including the 2011 Cotswold Classic. Offered with Swansea V5C document this historic HRG is on the button and ready to be enjoyed. 131 REG NO CHASSIS JGO 463 W118 147 MOTOR CARS 132 1959 MESSERSCHMITT KR200 ESTIMATE 20000 - 24000 133 1972 JENSEN INTERCEPTOR III ESTIMATE 20000 - 25000 REG NO CHASSIS 332 GJO 72963 REG NO CHASSIS Un-Reg 13315625 Interest in microcars has been on the rise for some time of which many view the tandem seat Messerschmitts as the cream of the crop. This delightful KR200 hails from 1959 and is described by the vendor as a very original example which includes its original floor mat petrol cap and correct type AA badge. The streamlined aircraftstyle body is finished in the eye-catching combination of light blue and the interior trimmed in a complementary shade of red. Subject to a sympathetic restoration which has included the engine and gearbox being overhauled plus new Perspex dome and being repainted in Cellulose 332 GJO displays a credible 13 040 miles due to being dry stored for a long period of time. Offered with V5C original engine guarantee card owner s manual and a collection of old tax discs the vendor currently grades the Messerschmitt in regards to the bodywork paintwork engine transmission as all being in Very good order and the interior trim as original . Finished in the contrasting combination of White bodywork and Tan leather interior. A lefthand drive export model it appears to have begun life in the USA before being repatriated in 1986 by the previous owner a Mr A Carr. He apparently then shipped it to Malaga Spain in order to use it while at his villa there in 1991. It was in Malaga that the vendor acquired the Jensen in 2012. Under his ownership the Jensen has been subject to a re-paint new Bridgestone tyres new stainless steel exhaust back springs all the leather recognised new carpets reconditioned steering rack top and bottom ball joints overhauled brakes new alternator new front bumper and a replacement windscreen. Apart from initially driving it for a few months he has since treated the big Coupe to a leisurely existence and recently decided to return it to the UK in search of a suitably deserving new keeper. Designed by Carrozzerria Touring and built by Jensen Motors in West Bromwich the Interceptor was a unique blend of Italian styling British engineering and American muscle. Launched in 1966 it enjoyed a 10 year production run during which 6 408 examples were created. 148 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 1973 MG B ROADSTER ESTIMATE 9000 - 11000 134 1958 AUTOBIANCHI BIANCHINA TRASFORMABILE ESTIMATE 16000 - 20000 135 REG NO CHASSIS TYO 953M GHN5324185G REG NO CHASSIS 327 UYT 110B001835 Initially the B was only available in Roadster form - the hatchback GT derivative not being offered until 1965. At launch the model was powered by a three-bearing version of the 1798cc B-Series engine that produced 95bhp at 5 400rpm. However with an eye on superior reliability this unit was replaced by a five-bearing one two years into production. By the time the Roadster line was closed in 1980 a total of 399 070 are said to have been produced a large proportion of which are still providing good service today The UK supplied MGB Roadster on offer is believed to have received an extensive restoration in c.2000 by a previous long term keeper. It s also understood to have a 1950cc engine with gas flowed head power max pistons fast road cam stainless steel exhaust system Tufrided crankshaft DCOE 45 weber carburettor Banjo back axle and 4 speed manual gearbox with Laycock overdrive on 3rd and 4th. Riding on wire wheels with Pirelli P2000 tyres and with a Motolite steering wheel the MG is offered with an MOT certificate into May 2017 plus V5C and displays a credible 79 800 miles. The car on offer is a very early rare and highly collectable Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile 1st Series that was first registered in Rome in 1958 and owned by the same family from new until it was imported to England early in 2016. The vendor advises that the car has its original 479cc engine and the odometer displays just over 57 000 kilometres (35 500 miles) which he believes is all the car has covered since new. In 1996 the car was thoroughly and professionally rejuvenated by a company in Rome finishing it in a wonderful 2-tone red with a red and ivory interior. This was apparently the original factory launch brochure colour combination and it suits the Trasformabile perfectly. The vendor informs us that after the restoration the car was stored in a temperature controlled garage started and run regularly and has covered less than 100km . Since arriving to the UK earlier this year the car has been recommissioned with new white-wall tyres a brake overhaul and an engine tune up. Described by the vendor as being in very good-to-excellent condition in all respects the car is now UK registered and the original ROMA plates will remain with the car. 149 MOTOR CARS 136 1933 ALVIS FIREFLY CROSS & ELLIS TOURER ESTIMATE 28000 - 32000 The replacement for the Alvis 12 50 was delayed and it was not until 1932 that the Firefly finally made its debut. It was based on the Speed 20 SA double-drop chassis and powered by a four-cylinder OHV engine of 1496cc. Many Alvises were clothed by Cross & Ellis and YD 7867 is one of only two similar but unidentical twoseater bodies with dickey they produced for the Firefly making this a unique motorcar. It was delivered new to Windmill & Lewis of Bristol in September 1933 and allocated a Somerset County Council registration number. Thirty three years later it was exported to Washington State USA and remained on that continent until repatriated in 1990. It was during 1993 1994 that the Firefly was treated to an extensive restoration by Tim Walker Restorations of Aylesbury. The majority of the work was mechanical and included a total overhaul of the engine. The previous keeper acquired the motorcar in 2009 but evidently subjected it to little use. The lady vendor purchased it in 2013 and for ease of driving replaced the crash gearbox with the synchromesh unit from a later Alvis - the original and associated parts have been retained. Resplendent in White over Black paintwork with Tan leather interior the Alvis is now considered by the vendor to have excellent transmission very good bodywork and paintwork and good engine and original interior trim. It is being sold complete with custom-made stainless steel exhaust brand new tonneau cover copies of the Firefly instruction book build records and buff logbook photos of the car in America and the gearbox installation US certificate of title and UK customs paperwork invoices and notes re REG NO CHASSIS YD 7867 10778 the restoration 1960s correspondence with Alvis and a copy of Alvis Firefly Twelve . 150 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 2011 PRG TRAILERS PROSPORTER XW ESTIMATE 6000 - 8000 137 1972 MG B ROADSTER V8 CONVERSION ESTIMATE 10000 - 12000 138 REG NO CHASSIS N A PXW2644 REG NO CHASSIS HJH139L GHN52849356 The optimum in covered car transporters. Our fully enclosed transporter has a onepiece roof section with lightweight foam cored and GRP side panels giving excellent looks and aerodynamics. The whole transporter is designed for easy operation and will carry most types of vehicle. Our design means many custom options are available including different bed lengths and internal heights optional side door sizes and positions two-car second deck systems 12v internal lighting system 240v plug in power lighting system tyre racks and or workbenches. The ProSporter is suitable for race car teams as well as professional car transportation giving complete protection and privacy while the side panels are ideal for the application of corporate logos and custom graphics. PRG Trailers Website Built in 2011 and finished in Black with Aston Martin Historic Motorsport livery this particular example of the ProSporter XW with roller shutter door has been professionally balanced and recently serviced. It is understood to be 19 feet long and to have an internal bed width of 7 feet 6 inches and is offered complete with loading ramps and wheel straps. Following its replacement of the MGA in 1962 the MGB was steadily updated during its 18-year reign. However the biggest visual change in the car s history occurred in 1974 when steel reinforced rubber bumpers replaced the chrome ones and the ride height was raised by one inch. By the time Roadster production ceased in October 1980 a total of 399 070 are said to have been produced. First registered on 10th August 1972 HJH139L was the subject of a V8 conversion by Cox & Perry in 2002. Treated to a full re-spray and service in 2016 the vendor variously classes the bodywork and paintwork as excellent and the engine electrical equipment five-speed manual gearbox and interior trim as very good . The Roadster is offered complete with service history and MOT to June 2017. 151 Watch the video now at handhauctions 152 ENTRIES NOW INVITED The Donington Park Auction Wednesday 16th November The Chateau Impney Christmas Gala Auction Wednesday 7th December H&H catalogues reach over 43 000 people worldwide via post email and e-catalogue Also our website attracts up to 19 000 unique users per week H&H offers specialist advice friendly service and a low vendor s commission rate of just 5% plus VAT H&H despatches sale proceeds on the third working day after receipt of cleared funds and has been continuously trading since 1993 T 44 (0)1925 210035 E info W 153 Terms & 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 in the front of 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. 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. 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 154 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 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. 1.4 If the Seller wishes to retain the registration number of a Lot it is the Seller s responsibility to notify the Auctioneer in writing on the Entry Form. It is the Seller s responsibility to take all necessary steps to ensure that the current registration number is retained and a new number allocated prior to the Lot being sold. If the Seller does not do so the Auctioneer shall not be responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever and howsoever arising out of the Seller s loss of the right to the registration number following the sale of the Lot. 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 (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 155 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. The Auctioneer 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 vehicle of a single identity to have more than one chassis body or other mechanical components. This may have happened several times both in a vehicle s works career and thereafter in private owner hands. Sometimes works vehicles were fitted with different registration plates so that a vehicle 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. 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 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 156 THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 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 non-Auctioneer 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 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. 23. 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. 24. The Auctioneer shall keep and use any data relating to the Buyer and the Seller in accordance with the provisions of all relevant data protection legislation. The Buyer and the Seller consent to such data being kept and used for appropriate purposes including informing the Buyer and the Seller of any offers or other matters of interest from time to time. 25. 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. 26. 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. 27. 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. 157 NOTES 158 DRIVE THE FUTURE OF LIFESAVING Last year the RNLI received an incredible gift of two rare Ferraris. The proceeds are helping to fund the training and equipment our volunteer lifeboat crews rely on when they launch into the unknown (in all weathers day or night) to save others. Get in touch to find out how your vehicle could be a lifesaver. Speak to our Philanthropy Team on 01202 663228 or email philanthropy The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea Royal National Lifeboat Institution a charity registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (SC037736). Registered charity number 20003326 in the Republic of Ireland 159 This is not yellow. This is Ferrari Fly Yellow Do you see what we see We re obsessed with classics which is why we insure nothing else. Join us or call 0333 323 1383. 160 161 Classic Motor Finance provide specialist funding for classic racing and vintage cars including restoration projects and equity release. 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Rogers are proud partners of H&H Classics Limited 01604 755511 165 Motor Cars in Today s Sale 67 81 9 136 114 50 96 55 115 59 92 72 2 43 109 128 68 26 73 103 135 87 166 2006 AK 427 Cobra Evocation 1972 Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV 1973 Alfa Romeo GT 1600 Junior 1933 Alvis Firefly Cross & Ellis Tourer 1934 Alvis Speed 20 SC Vanden Plas-Style Tourer 1954 Aston Martin DB2 4 Saloon 2003 Aston Martin DB7 V12 GTA 2007 Aston Martin DB9 Volante 1969 Aston Martin DBS Vantage Specification 1930 Aston Martin International 1.5 Litre Short Chassis Tourer 1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante 1938 Austin 12 4 Heavy Low Loader Taxi 1929 Austin Seven RK Fabric Saloon 1935 Austin Seven Single Seater 1955 Austin-Healey 100 Modified to M Specification 1957 Austin-Healey 100 6 1961 Austin-Healey 3000 MKI 1963 Austin-Healey 3000 MKIIA 1966 Austin-Healey 3000 MKIII 1965 Austin-Healey 3000 MKIII 1958 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile 1924 Bentley 3 4.5 Litre Tourer 21 85 5 80 65 33 22 45 64 124 4 30 66 8 125 57 12 127 56 79 118 1947 Bentley MK VI Park Ward Drophead Coupe 1952 Bentley R-Type Straight-Eight Special The Fire Engine 1960 Bentley S2 Saloon 1964 Bentley S3 Continental Mulliner Park Ward 1992 BMW 850i 1935 BSA Scout 1952 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible 1954 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup 1966 Chevrolet C10 Fleetside 1953 Chrysler New Yorker Town & Country Wagon c.1972 84 Citroen 2CV AKS 400 Fourgonette 1933 Daimler Six V.20 25 Limousine Sleeve-Valve 1968 Daimler V8-250 1964 Daimler V8-250 1975 Enfield 8000 1990 Ferrari 250 GTO Evocation 1984 Ferrari 308 GTS QV 1998 Ferrari F355 F1 Spider 1982 Ferrari Mondial 8 1993 Ferrari Mondial T 1971 Fiat 500 F with Graziella 300 Caravan 35 105 78 18 11 88 24 131 28 13 25 15 117 29 74 111 44 91 27 126 32 123 1 119 86 1961 Fiat 600 Multipla 1950 Ford F-1 1943 Ford GPW Jeep 1943 Ford GPW Jeep 1958 Ford Thunderbird c.1907 Holsman Model 3 High-Wheel Runabout 1967 Honda S800 1947 HRG 1500 1973 Iso Lele Sport 1964 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Coupe 1962 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Roadster 1962 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Roadster 1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Coupe 1966 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Roadster 1969 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Roadster 1970 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Roadster 1972 Jaguar E-Type V12 Coupe 1973 Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster 1973 Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster 1973 Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster 1960 Jaguar MK II 1953 Jaguar MK VII 1990 Jaguar XJ-S 5.3 Convertible 1956 Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head Coupe 1959 Jaguar XK150 SE 3.4 Litre Drophead Coupe THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM DUXFORD AUCTION 90 133 20 82 93 54 108 99 58 14 51 97 36 130 40 112 16 38 132 41 70 134 138 1960 Jaguar XK150 SE 3.4 Litre Roadster 1972 Jensen Interceptor III 1974 Jensen Interceptor III Convertible 1957 Lagonda 3 Litre Saloon 1935 Lagonda M45A Le Mans Style Sports 1957 Land Rover 88 1958 Land Rover 88 2002 Le Mans Sports Car Company D-Type Evocation 1972 Lotus GS Europa Twin Cam 1970 Lotus Seven S3 1999 Maserati Ghibli GT 1970 Maserati Indy 4.2 1936 McLaughlin-Buick Series 40 Special Saloon 1951 Mercedes-Benz 170 S Cabriolet B 1990 Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II 1965 Mercedes-Benz 220 SEB Coupe 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250 SL 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL 1959 Messerschmitt KR200 1958 Messerschmitt KR200 Cabriolet 1971 MG B Roadster 1973 MG B Roadster 1972 MG B Roadster V8 Conversion 52 75 47 3 19 60 106 37 53 110 6 63 23 46 116 122 71 95 102 62 129 76 107 17 31 1970 MG C Roadster 1934 MG N-Type Magnette 1934 MG PA Supercharged Special 1939 MG TA 1939 MG TA 1946 MG TC 1946 MG TC 1946 MG TC 1954 MG TF 1250 1901 Milwaukee Racer 1933 Morris 10 4 Special Coupe 1903 Oldsmobile Curved Dash 5hp Runabout 1941 Packard 180 Ambulance 1899 Phebus 2 1 4hp Forecar 1976 Porsche 911 2.7 1973 Porsche 911 2.7 1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 Sport 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 Sport Cabriolet 1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet 2001 Porsche 911 GT2 Clubsport 1967 Porsche 911 S 1977 Porsche 911 S 1981 Porsche 911 Turbo 1988 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet 137 100 94 89 121 39 77 42 104 34 61 98 83 101 48 7 49 69 113 84 10 120 2011 PRG Trailers ProSporter XW 1986 Pulse Ground Cruising Recreational Vehicle 1910 Renault Type BY Roi-des-Belges 1929 Riley 9 Tourer Rolls-Royce 25 30 Saloon 1935 Rolls-Royce 25 30 Saloon with Division 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I All-Weather Tourer 1960 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II 1954 Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn 2000 Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph 1998 Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph 1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II 1968 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow MPW 1967 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow MPW 1981 Sebring TMX 1933 Singer 2 Litre Fox & Nicholl Team Car Evocation 1954 Sunbeam Alpine Special 1930 Talbot AM90 Close-Coupled Drophead Coupe 1948 Triumph 1800 Roadster 1974 Triumph TR6 1928 Vauxhall 20 60 Melton Roadster 167 UPCOMING AUCTIONS Donington Park - 16th November 2016 Chateau Impney - 7th December 2016 HEAD OFFICE The Motor House Lyncastle Road Warrington Cheshire WA4 4SN Tel 44 (0)1925 210035 Fax 44 (0)1925 269631 Email info