Catalogue 5th April 2017

Bicester Classic & Vintage April 2017

Catalogue 5th April 2017

01869 229222

Bicester Classic & Vintage Cars and Motorcycles

Bicester Heritage, Buckingham Road, Bicester, OXON OX26 5HA

Viewing: Tuesday 4th April - 9am to 5pm

Auction: Wednesday 5th April - commencing 12 noon. Open from 9am. Please note that entry to the event will be by catalogue only, £20 to admit two people.

Entries are now closed for this sale, although consignments are being taken for our auction on the 24th June.

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Picture Lot No. Year Make & Model Description Estimate
25 54 1924 AC Royal with Dickey Ex-Yorkshire Car Collection; well presented and beautifully proportioned with nice details; rebuilt engine; VSCC Light Car and Edwardian eligible; believed one of fewer than 50 surviving £14,000 - £16,000
8 58 1924 Aster 18/50 Coupe with Dickey Very rare high quality Vintage coupe; one of only two known to survive; beautifully appointed; well-known VSCC car in regular use; driven to the sale; five-page feature in the Automobile magazine £28,000 - £32,000
13 52 1955 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Well-cared-for car in regular use; rebuilt 3-litre engine; fresh interior; new wiring; lots of bills; stainless exhaust; just two owners since 1998 £145,000 - £165,000
7 4 1957 Austin A35 Four-door Saloon Just 36,000 miles and three previous owners from new; super original condition, even down to the paint; known history; huge file of bills including original bill of sale £3,500 - £5,000
21 30 1957 Austin A35 Two-door Saloon A really beautiful car in stunning condition throughout; four owners; stainless steel exhaust £6,000 - £7,500
10 3 1960 Austin A40 Mk1 Countryman A delightful example with the rare hatchback; well known to the register; fresh MOT; featured in several books on the marque £5,750 - £7,750
6 46 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon Show-winning fabric saloon; only 1,550 miles since full restoration; rebuilt wheels and new tyres; a lovely baby Austin £8,000 - £10,000
25 55 1930 Austin Seven Van WITHDRAWN £9,000 - £11,000
4 25 1978 Austin Taxi FX4 The iconic black cab; original and unrestored; now very rare to find in this condition; magazine featured; your opportunity for a life in film work... £12,000 - £14,000
21 51 1934 Bentley 3.5 Park Ward Saloon From a deceased estate; owned since 1989; ex-Lord Stalbridge; only 3,250 miles since full engine rebuild; always in regular use; large history file £55,000 - £60,000
28 62 2005 Bentley Continental Flying Spur From a deceased estate; just two owners and 62,000 miles from new with excellent service history; 552bhp and 480lb/ft; permanent four-wheel drive; solar panel sunroof; the world's fastest four-door saloon £25,000 - £28,000
5 56 1955 Bentley R-Type Automatic Current owner for 24 years; only 20,000 miles on rebuilt engine; electronic ignition; older restoration and respray; lovely original interior; in regular use £24,000 - £26,000
13 47 1953 Bentley R-Type Manual Recently recommissioned after 30+ years in a private New Jersey collection; excellent mechanics; lovely interior; sunshine roof; stainless steel exhausts; new rear tyres £19,000 - £22,000
25 19 1972 Cannon Trials Period-correct trials car from 1972; Stirling Moss competition history; rare aluminium Aquaplane head; highly original; interesting restoration project £3,000 - £5,000
14 8 1976 Citroen 2CV AK400 Van French import; full-fat 602cc version; fresh MOT and NOVA number £2,800 - £3,200
19 27 1957 Citroen 2CV AZ A fully restored car; original (fully restored) chassis; featured on the club stand at the NEC Classic Car Show; magazine featured; a delight £7,000 - £9,000
4 28 1973 Daimler DS420 Limousine An unusually sound example; well cared for and in regular use; rare to find in this condition £8,000 - £10,000
8 5 1959 Daimler Ferret Mk 1/1 Ex-Queen's Dragoon Guards and 9th/12th Royal Lancers; rare turret example of this usable AFV; road registered and ready for recommisioning and restoration. £4,000 - £6,000
10 41 1927 Delage DIS Colonial model with original coachwork by Phizakerley of Sydney; rebuilt dynastart; original instruments; excellent weather equipment; top quality Vintage motoring from stem to stern £37,000 - £42,000
15 16 1969 Fiat Abarth 695 Esse-Esse Replica A delightful car with a huge specification; discs all-round; double wishbone suspension; just 530kms on fully rebuilt 776cc engine producing 44bhp; built regardless of expense £14,000 - £16,000
4 17 C. 1940 Flying Fortress B17 Radial Engine Coffee Table A 1,200hp Wright-Curtiss R1820 Cyclone as originally fitted to a WW2 B17; a real talking point and a thing of beauty £5,000 - £6,000
10 6 1965 Ford Cortina MkI 1500GT Older restoration; rock-solid bodyshell; a very usable GT £6,500 - £8,500
15 24 1928 Ford Model A Tudor UK supplied RHD 14.9hp Tudor; just two owners from new; older restoration; for recommissioning after a period in storage; just lovely £12,000 - £14,000
5 20 1928 Ford Model A Tudor Sound LHD 24hp two-door saloon; new interior: fresh vinyl top; would make a great family trials car £10,500 - £12,500
15 14 1922 Ford Model T Van Very attractive and rare example; ideal advertisement or exhibition vehicle; in sound condition; engineer's report; ready for recommissioning £9,000 - £11,000
9 49 1962 Ford Zephyr Six MkII Convertible Multiple concours winner; full convertible with power hood; overdrive; period Aquaplane triple-carb conversion plus other performance upgrades; the very best Ford could offer in stunning condition throughout £25,000 - £30,000
4 60 1963 Glas Goggomobil TS250 Coupe Original UK supplied coupe; rare and gorgeous; in stunning condition £19,000 - £22,000
15 36 1939 Hotchkiss 686 Monte Carlo Decouvrable Fascinating late '30s Grand Routier in the finest tradition; RHD; wind-down hood; luxurious interior; powerful six-cylinder three-litre engine; Cotal gearbox; pre-war luxury personified £38,000 - £42,000
18 35 1932 Hotchkiss AM73 Saloon Extremely elegant close-coupled four-door saloon; powerful six-cylinder engine; Marchal lights; RHD; part restored with most of the work completed; easy project £12,000 - £14,000
11 63 1971 Jaguar E-Type S3 V12 Coupe Automatic South African import; uprated Forward Engineering 5.7-litre V12; auto box; very solid car for light recommissioning; lots of potential £30,000 - £35,000
4 38 1962 Jaguar MkII 2.4 MOD Saloon Lots of money spent; refreshed interior; glass-out respray in 2014; brake overhaul; manual with overdrive; in regular use and driven to the sale £10,000 - £12,000
22 40 1988 Jaguar XJ40 Sovereign 3.6 Automatic (Armoured) Ex-Saudi Royal Family; armour plated; only 8,100 kms (5,000 miles) from new; LHD; bullet-proof investment £12,000 - £15,000
3 53 1955 Jaguar XK140 SE FHC Ground up professional restoration; matching numbers; magazine featured; LHD; Special Equipment model £52,000 - £58,000
5 44 1931 Lagonda 2-Litre Low Chassis Speed Model Saloon In the current ownership since 1961; last used in 2012; highly original car with matching numbers; well-maintained; lots of history; running well when last used £25,000 - £30,000
28 59 1961 Lancia Flaminia Convertible by Touring A restored, low-mileage example; extremely rare factory hard-top; lovely colour scheme; matching numbers; one of only 847 made; documented photo restoration £125,000 - £145,000
15 34 1989 Lancia Thema 8.32 Ferrari V8 engine; low mileage car; for recommissioning after a period in storage; very sound with lots of potential £14,000 - £16,000
6 43 1925 Lea-Francis Type I One of only two known to survive from 298 made; meticulously maintained; Meadows 4EB engine; four-wheel brakes; ready to be used this season; good documented history and well known in the Lea-Francis Club; many spares included £14,000 - £16,000
19 21 1970 Lotus Elan S4 SE DHC Well sorted car sitting on a Spyder chassis; lots of recent expenditure in the right areas; new hood and tonneau; a very usable car at a very realistic guide price £15,000 - £18,000
15 23 2000 Maserati 3200GT Automatic Under 50,000 miles from new; three owners; recent cambelts and major service by Migliori; lots of history; sounds glorious; a true modern classic £8,000 - £10,000
6 61 1989 Maserati Biturbo Spyder 2.8 Automatic A stunning example from long-term ownership; just 41,300 miles from new; lots of history; recently cared for by McGrath Maserati £9,000 - £11,000
17 50 1932 McEvoy Special Model 60 One of only c.60 made; coachbuilt Morris with 2+2 Jensen body; owned since 1962; ex-Mouldsworth Motor Museum; fully restored and in lovely order throughout; excellent weather equipment; good turn of speed and very pretty £15,000 - £18,000
13 31 1996 Mercedes-Benz SL60 AMG Ultra-rare AMG with handbuilt 6.0-litre V8 engine; cost over £130,000 new; 410bhp; Panoramic roof; service history; blue-chip modern classic £40,000 - £45,000
7 18 1954 MG TF 1250 Recent American import; weather equipment; much-loved example; can easily be converted to RHD if desired; UK registered and in regular use £15,000 - £17,000
6 39 1960 MGA 1600 Roadster Just three owners from new, the last for 50 years; interesting first owner; original UK car; unleaded head; electronic ignition; weather equipment; original transferable number £15,500 - £17,500
10 22 1960 Morgan Plus 4 Two-Seater Recent American import; TR4 engine; rebuilt Moss box; wire wheels; factory disc brakes; good weather equipment; UK registered £19,500 - £25,000
22 26 1968 Morris 1800S MkII Rally Car 'New build' by BL Special Tuning; entrant into the 1970 World Cup Rally; huge history and highly original; on the button and freshly serviced £22,000 - £24,000
28 11 1931 Plymouth Model 30-U Business Coupe From a private collection; period Hadees heater; hydraulic brakes; lovely condition throughout; handgun and holster included! £15,000 - £17,000
15 42 1905 Riley 9hp V-Twin Believed to be the very first Riley production car made; one of three known to survive worldwide; outstanding condition throughout £47,000 - £52,000
5 7 1980 Rolls-Royce Camargue Only 64,250 miles from new; five new tyres; a very smart example in period Mistletoe Green; just about the most expensive car money could buy £25,000 - £30,000
14 13 1934 Rover Speed 14 A most attractive early six-cylinder '30s sporting Rover; triple carburettors; lots of original features; little use over last few years; for light recommissioning £10,000 - £12,000
5 15 C. 1957 Soviet surface-to-air rocket motor Museum quality Russian rocket engine on display stand; rare and fascinating Cold War relic; ideal man cave ornament £1,300 - £2,300
26 45 1927 Sunbeam 25hp Tourer AMENDMENT; An impressive Vintage Sunbeam; lusty 3.6-litre engine; will be driven to the sale; extensive history from new; a quality machine from stem to stern £32,000 - £40,000
18 12 0 Supermarine Spitfire MkIIa Model Aircraft Superb handmade model of Battle of Britain Spitfire P7350; one-third scale; detachable wings £2,000 - £3,000
13 2 1975 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Believed only 48,000 miles from new; overdrive; recent repaint and new clutch; factory hard top; soft top; full tonneau cover; stainless steel exhausts; Revotec cooling fan; Lumenition ignition etc £5,500 - £6,500
8 37 1957 Triumph TR3 Recent import; a restored matching numbers example; fresh black interior; heater; lightweight aluminium screen; new weather equipment £18,500 - £22,000
16 32 1960 Triumph TR3a Very pretty car; only 2,000 miles since ground-up rotisserie restoration; new wire wheels; overdrive; few owners £18,000 - £22,000
15 33 1937 Triumph Vitesse Special Interesting special with pre-war Triumph Vitesse chassis and Duncan Drone body £7,000 - £9,000
4 9 1959 Vanden Plas Princess DM4 Limousine On the button and ready to go; well presented; from long term, caring ownership; luxury MPV alternative? £7,000 - £9,000
18 57 1923 Vauxhall OD 23-60 Kington Tourer Probably the best available; ground-up restoration of a well-known and highly original example; powerful 4-litre touring car; most impressive! £65,000 - £75,000
30 10 1983 Volkswagen Golf GTi Mk1 'Berg Cup' Replica Eye-catching 'Berg Cup' replica; built in 2010; rebuilt and uprated Mk2 1.8 16v engine; under 100 miles in the last six years; featured in Performance VW; road legal £10,000 - £12,000
19 29 1961 Volvo PV445 Pickup One of only c.160 made and perhaps three in the UK; period Grip Kaross conversion; a practical light commercial with appealing looks £8,000 - £12,000
5 1 1966 Wolseley Hornet MkII Older restoration and bare-metal repaint with little use since; recent service and recommissioning; an attractive budget classic that's a little bit different £4,500 - £5,500
15 48 1933 Wolseley Hornet Special Eustace Watkins International An extremely rare coach-built Hornet Special for restoration; complete car; engine turns; last used in 1969; a delightful and straightforward project £10,000 - £12,000