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1961 Mini Cooper (S-spec)

Lot Number 518

1961 Mini Cooper (S-spec)

Fully restored early Cooper powered by the desirable 1071S...

 

Delivered new in 1961 to Peter Swatman, Managing Director of SU Carburetors

In 1965, the 997cc Cooper engine was exchanged for a 1071S and the car upgraded to 'S'-spec

Re-shelled in 1967 and used continuously until the mid-80s before being retired

Fully documented and photographed bare-shell rebuild (2009-2010) by Peter Farrington

Tartan Red with a black roof retaining the original red and silver Brocade trim

Good history file with invoices, restoration details, and provenance dating back to mid-60s

Charismatic early Cooper with only two owners in the logbook. Fresh MOT prior to auction

 

  • Sold for: £20,535

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 3rd August | 12.00am BST
  • BODY COLOUR
    RED
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    928EOP
  • ODOMETER READING
    58959 Miles

SUMMARY

Fully restored early Cooper powered by the desirable 1071S...

 

Delivered new in 1961 to Peter Swatman, Managing Director of SU Carburetors

In 1965, the 997cc Cooper engine was exchanged for a 1071S and the car upgraded to 'S'-spec

Re-shelled in 1967 and used continuously until the mid-80s before being retired

Fully documented and photographed bare-shell rebuild (2009-2010) by Peter Farrington

Tartan Red with a black roof retaining the original red and silver Brocade trim

Good history file with invoices, restoration details, and provenance dating back to mid-60s

Charismatic early Cooper with only two owners in the logbook. Fresh MOT prior to auction

 

DESCRIPTION

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
518
Make
MINI
Model
COOPER (MODIFIED TO €˜S' SPECIFICATION)
Registration Number
928EOP
MOT Expiry
09/06/2020
Chassis Number
KA2S4181487
Engine Number
9F-SA-H 19373
Transmission
manual
Body Colour
RED

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

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110 / 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

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

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