Lot 17 - A 1972 Bond Bug 700ES - 23/06/219 For Sale by Auction
Charterhouse Auctioneers are pleased to offer this vehicle in their next Classic Car auction on Sunday 23rd June 2019 in conjunction with The Bristol Classic Car Show at the Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, BA4 6QN.
The auction will start at 12 noon with viewing from 9:30am to 4pm on Saturday 22nd June and from 9:30am on the day of the sale.
Lot 17 - A 1972 Bond Bug 700ES, registration number YTA 181L, chassis number BB61884, Lime green. The charismatic Ogle designed Bug, with its distinctive wedge shaped fibreglass body clothing a new three wheel chassis, became available in March 1970 as the 700E. Production would continue until 1974 with various upgrades and engine capacity increases. The majority of the 2268 production vehicles were finished in a vibrant orange, but there were a few special order promotional vehicles believed to be finished in different colours, six in black for a London film company, six in lime for Roses Lime Juice and six for Rothmans cigarettes in white. This lime green Bug we have the pleasure of offering for auction is believed to be one of the Roses Lime Juice promotional vehicles. In the current ownership, a lady enthusiast, the Bug has been fitted with a new carburettor and fuel pump. The Bug has an 850cc Reliant engine, which was fitted by a previous owner for improved performance. This eye catching microcar is now said to be running well and will be offered for auction will some history and is very reluctantly for sale due to our vendor's health issues. V5C, MOT and tax exempt. All lots in this sale are sold as is and bidders must satisfy themselves as to the provenance, condition, age, completeness and originality prior to bidding. Please read our terms and conditions
£10000-12000 + 13.2% buyer’s premium, with a minimum buyer’s premium of £96 (including 20% VAT)
Live bidding available through our website.
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