1928 6 light Adelphi For Sale

Here is for sale the youngest surviving Riley family and Receiver built Big 4.
Yes it is an Adelphi. Chassis number AX1309, 4 from the end of the run.
Yes it is black and blue.
Yes it needs total restoration
Yes it is a runner
Yes it is complete.
I sold this 18 years ago and regretted it!
I bought it back last year. it has not been well stored.

BUT....................!

Before I sold it the engine had been overhauled with new bearings pistons and various other parts. The suspension King pins gearbox clutch and many other mechanical components had been refurbished courtesy of Ralph Wren and, my cheque book This also included the steering.

Currently the head gasket is leaking
and
The water pump is leaking....
And the clutch is stuck! just now.

I have bought another Big 4 and the agreement with my wife is that the others must go!.

I am quite happy with this as I am buying a truly unique car in the form of the only Big 4 Lynx ever produced........

I would like to see this important car restored but that will have to fall to someone else.

So, kindly look at the pictures ask any questions and make any comments .

After that , form an orderly queue with sensible offers for the three cars. Two more adverts are following this for another 2 Big 4's.



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