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Jonathan Wood Vintage and Thoroughbred Restorations

Clockhouse Workshop, Finchingfield Road, Essex,

CB10 2QN

Jonathan Wood Vintage and Thoroughbred Restorations

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  • Chassis number OH 9115 was first registered on 28th June 1928. It left the factory as a 2 litre Speed Model Saloon. By 1936 the Saloon body was removed and replaced with a Walker drophead coupe body, and by 1954 this coachwork was modified. In 1978, OH 9115 passed to Peter Jones who carried out a restoration. Replica Speed Model touring coachwork was fitted together with engine number S9439/10/768 from car number OH 9870. Peter also fitted a new downdraft cylinder head which was not originally ...

    Essex
  • • A very original example of a pre-First War Silver Ghost with light Salamanca coachwork • Interesting history and in current ownership for over forty years • Electric self-starter fitted from new Chassis cards indicate that chassis number 14LB was on test 16th July 1914 and was initially destined for display at Olympia by Barkers with Limousine coachwork. The car’s specification is clearly detailed and includes Warland type artillery wheels, 20” radiator, a ‘plain’ L to E type ...

    Essex
  • Chassis number GZK32 was off test on 17th April 1926, supplied with two spare wheels, a louvered bonnet, side lights to wings, luggage rack and with rear wheel brakes only. Included on the build cards was a note for rear wheel brakes to be fitted later. The car was sold via The Clyde Automobile Company and dispatched to A.C. Penman Ltd. of Dumfries, who produced a highly attractive ‘Top Hat’ style limousine coachwork. It was beautifully finished and highly detailed featuring a sliding glass ...

    Essex
  • Chassis number GWE 25 was on test on 11th October 1934 and dispatched to Freestone & Webb for ‘Sports Saloon’ coachwork, which the car still carries today. The car carried a number of extras, including two spare wheels, Lucas P100 dipping headlamps and DWS jacks. The car was supplied via The Car Mart of Park Lane to Clifford Henry Benn Kitchen Esq, a Barrister, noted stockbroker, author and chess player. He got a 20% discount on the price, so purchased the car for £850:7s:8d. In 1937, ...

    Essex
  • Chassis No. 5190 R was supplied by Pass & Joyce Ltd in NW1, London, in 1933. The car’s special six light saloon coachwork was built by the Sunbeam Motor Car Company in Wolverhampton, England. This four door Sunbeam 16 Saloon is a truly lovely example of the type, with an attractively styled body originally painted blue over black. With a lusty 6-cylinder ohv engine delivering 18.2hp, it is a delight to drive with fine steering and handling, a four speed gearbox and hydraulic brakes, only introduced ...

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    Essex
  • Rolls-Royce’s first post-WW2 product, the MkVI was introduced in 1946, a year ahead of the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith. Although mechanically similar to the MkVI, the latter was exclusively a coachbuilt car, the first ‘standard steel’ Rolls-Royce, the Silver Dawn, not appearing until 1949. Notable features were independent front suspension and hydraulic front brakes. This particular example is the work of a previous enthusiast owner, who had been building MkVI specials for over 30 years. ...

    Essex
  • - A true milestone in production car design - Excellent handling and braking - Interesting early history The Lancia Aprilia was the final car developed by Vincenzo Lancia and entered production in the month of his death. It was a car which would set new standards in production car design with a list of innovative features that defied belief on a pre-war saloon. These features include a highly efficient aerodynamic monocoque body with ‘pillarless doors’ for improved access; axles positioned ...

    Essex
  • • A highly attractive Landaulet coachwork by Hooper, the finest British coachbuilder of the time • In current ownership for 48 years and only four owners from new • An outstanding example of an early 20 This is an exciting opportunity to acquire a highly original 20 having attractive coachwork by Hooper & Co, the finest British coachbuilder of the time. Chassis number GA63 was ordered by Lady Elinor Lewis Hammick from Torquay, Devon with the chassis being on test on 25th September ...

    Essex
  • - A lovely looking car having attractive and original coachwork - Same family ownership for 48 years - Many consider the 25/30 to be the best of the small horsepower series cars Chassis No. GAN 47 was on test on 10 November 1936 having been ordered by Dr Fison of the International Agrochemical and Pharmaceutical Company. Specified as a long chassis with E-Rake steering and a bonnet having flap shutters. The chassis was to accept standard saloon coachwork with fixed roof by Barker & Co. Ltd. ...

    Essex
  • • A highly original car which performs very well indeed. • Single family ownership for 57 years. • Extensive history file dating back to 1946. Chassis No. GBA 29 is a super example of a 20/25. Its sporting coachwork was produced by Hooper, the finest English coachbuilder of the time, and the car remains highly original having at one time been in the same family ownership for 57 years. The close coupled four door nature makes this car very practical and sociable. It also benefits from ...

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    Essex
  • Completed in 1929, as a Weymann saloon, the car was supplied to Robert Morrison Pullar, Perth, Scotland and a year later was re-registered in his brother’s name, Major John Lindsay Pullar OBE, Perth, Scotland. It is believed the car was rebodied as a hearse, around the 1960’s, by an undertaker in or near Alyth. During the late 1980’s it was found in a garage in Alyth, near Blairgowrie, Scotland by Allan Burt. The car was rebodied to a Doctor’s Drophead Coupe in 1996 and in 2001 had a ...

    Essex