This car has been rebuilt from the chassis up . The chassis has been cleaned and painted , rear axle rebuilt . Front axle and brake system rebuilt with new linings and powder coated operating mechanism . The friction shock absorbers were rebuilt with new parts . The ash frame was in sound condition .....
Lot Number 103
Chassis Number 2885L
From the dawn of the motoring age until the end of the 1970s, Humber cars were a very important part of the British motor industry.
At first, high quality cars were produced .....
Humbers 14/40 are a very versatile & useable vintage car and this is a very complete & original example, having a very interesting Irish history, with only 3 owners from new & complete with much period documentation.
A very honest example, this is running well, having had a recent top-end rebuild. .....
By way of background Georgano’s invaluable Encyclopaedia of Motor cars tells us that Thomas Humber started making bicycles in 1868 and by the turn of the century the company was making motorised tricycles and quadricycles before graduating to four wheelers in 1901. By 1908 they were making a range .....