1956 Bentley S1 Saloon

Lot Number 301

1956 Bentley S1 Saloon

An elegant S1 Standard Steel Saloon supplied new by PJ Evans. To be sold with 'No Reserve'.

  • Sold for: £15,188

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Sunday 26th March | 11.00am GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Black/Silver
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    TOX 771
  • ODOMETER READING
    53000 Miles

SUMMARY

An elegant S1 Standard Steel Saloon supplied new by PJ Evans. To be sold with 'No Reserve'.

DESCRIPTION

  • The Standard Steel S1 finally replaced the R-Type which had been in production, with modifications, for nearly ten years since 1946
  • It was a major improvement offering seating for five adults, three extra inches in the wheelbase, more headroom, and an even bigger boot
  • This example was despatched to PJ Evans on 12th July 1956 (Bentley confirmation in the file) before being sold new to Pressoturn Ltd. of Royal Leamington Spa who retained it until 1991, then its second owner until 2010 making this a three-owner car from new
  • Supplied with an A4 binder containing a plethora of invoices, many from the supplying dealer, its original Bentley Handbook and various items of Bentley paraphernalia
  • Over £18,000 appears to have been invested since 2010 keeping this lovely Bentley in top form
  • A super old girl, temptingly offered at No Reserve

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
301
Make
BENTLEY
Model
S1
Variant
Saloon
Registration Number
TOX 771
MOT Expiry
Exempt
Chassis Number
B238DB
Engine Number
BD119
Transmission
Auto
Body Colour
Black/Silver

CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

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68 / 135

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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

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