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1938 Austin Heavy 12/4 Pick Up

Lot Number 657

1938 Austin Heavy 12/4 Pick Up

Looking as though it has just emerged from a delivery to Downton Abbey...

 

An incredible tale of ownership and dedication comes with this evocative pick up in incredible condition

Restored over a period of years since 1994 by its former keeper, this is a piece of automotive history

Originally created as one of just six of these pick ups made by apprentices at Longbridge, it was ten years old when finally registered in 1938

Assembled from spare parts, these were all almost certainly unique, this one has an engine from 1924 and a chassis from 1927

A history file including copies of original bills of sale, buff log books and more accompany this exceptional vehicle

Most Heavy 12s were the London taxi of the day, this is a seriously rare opportunity to acquire a great promotional vehicle

 

  • Sold for: £17,750

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 3rd August | 12.00am BST
  • BODY COLOUR
    Grey
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    EOA822
  • ODOMETER READING
    1 Miles

SUMMARY

Looking as though it has just emerged from a delivery to Downton Abbey...

 

An incredible tale of ownership and dedication comes with this evocative pick up in incredible condition

Restored over a period of years since 1994 by its former keeper, this is a piece of automotive history

Originally created as one of just six of these pick ups made by apprentices at Longbridge, it was ten years old when finally registered in 1938

Assembled from spare parts, these were all almost certainly unique, this one has an engine from 1924 and a chassis from 1927

A history file including copies of original bills of sale, buff log books and more accompany this exceptional vehicle

Most Heavy 12s were the London taxi of the day, this is a seriously rare opportunity to acquire a great promotional vehicle

 

DESCRIPTION

Looking as though it has just emerged from a delivery to Downton Abbey...

 

An incredible tale of ownership and dedication comes with this evocative pick up in incredible condition

Restored over a period of years since 1994 by its former keeper, this is a piece of automotive history

Originally created as one of just six of these pick ups made by apprentices at Longbridge, it was ten years old when finally registered in 1938

Assembled from spare parts, these were all almost certainly unique, this one has an engine from 1924 and a chassis from 1927

A history file including copies of original bills of sale, buff log books and more accompany this exceptional vehicle

Most Heavy 12s were the London taxi of the day, this is a seriously rare opportunity to acquire a great promotional vehicle

 

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
657
Make
AUSTIN
Model
HEAVY 12/4 PICK UP
Registration Number
EOA822
Chassis Number
54906
Engine Number
5737
Transmission
manual
Body Colour
Grey

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Gary.

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

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107 / 135

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About the CCA Vendor Condition Report


A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review their condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. CCA will not entertain any disputes over vendor condition reports.

Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Gary.

CONTACT

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