Lot 48 - A 1965 Morris Minor 1000 convertible - 21/07/2019 For Sale by Auction
Charterhouse Auctioneers are pleased to offer this vehicle in their next Classic Car auction on Sunday 21st July 2019 in conjunction with the Classic & Supercars Show at Sherborne Castle, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5NR.
The auction will start at 1.00 pm with viewing from 9.30 am on the morning of the sale. Entry by catalogue only.
Lot 48 - A 1965 Morris Minor 1000 tourer, registration number DHT 110C, chassis number MAT51106539, engine number 10MAUH15789, smoke grey. Revealed at the 1948 Earl’s Court Motor Show, the new Minor, designed by Alec Issigonis would go on to have a 24 year production run with over 1.3 million rolling off the production line in various forms. This genuine production tourer is an example of the ever popular convertible which has been restored by the marque specialist Charles Ware and other experts to create a Minor for modern life. Finished in smoke grey coachwork with a contrasting dark blue Everflex soft top. The interior, which has been updated with sports seats and re trimmed by Larry Piper in dark blue vinyl and matching dark blue carpets and seat belts front and rear. The engine and running gear have been improved with twin SU carburettors and servo assisted brakes. This charming beautifully presented tourer with its user friendly upgrades has created a modern driving experience with all the charm of the original and will be offered for auction with a history file.
V5C, MOT to May 2020
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.
£11500-12500 + 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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