1991 Rover Mini Cooper
Estimate (£): 5,000 - 7,000
(+buyer’s premium of 12% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 1.275L 1991 Rover Mini Cooper manual that has been with the current owner for the last 5 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 97 / 135.
Classic Car Auctions says:
Early Rover Mini-Cooper once owned by guitar legend, Jeff Beck...
CCA Condition Report
Paint in good condition following respray 5 years ago, bumpers new, lights new, glass good, both screens were removed and sealed. Wheels in excellent condition and tyres almost new. Spare as new. Has been stored inside since repaint and only used in the summer.
Some interior trim replaced but most is original, found to be in good order so cleaned and refitted 5 years ago. Dashboard replaced with a later style one and a working DAB radio CD player fitted. New underlay fitted under original carpets which are in good order.
When the engine was out all hoses and some other ancillary parts replaced before refitting. Starts and runs well but has not been reconditioned as not required. No oil leaks and no modifications. As original.
New clutch fitted 5 years ago. No problems with gear change or clutch operation.
All in good working order. Front flexi brake pipes replaced.
Everything works as it should and is in decent condition.
No history with the Mini other than that carried out in the last five years. The car has had three owners, the most significant of which is Jeff Beck, the guitarist who owned it from Jan 1993 until Nov 2011.
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