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1969 Daimler Sovereign 420

Lot Number 746

1969 Daimler Sovereign 420

Handsome 1969 Sovereign 420, recently gently recommissioned with the emphasis on retaining originality.

  • Sold for: £16,875

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 30th September | 11.00am BST
  • BODY COLOUR
    British Racing Green
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    VHM 209G

SUMMARY

Handsome 1969 Sovereign 420, recently gently recommissioned with the emphasis on retaining originality.

DESCRIPTION

  • Introduced at the 1966 London Motor Show, the Daimler Sovereign (and its sibling Jaguar 420) were 'compact sporting saloons' produced for only two years before the arrival of the XJ6
  • Powered by the ubiquitous 4.2-litre, six-cylinder, XK unit offering 245bhp at 5,500rpm
  • VHM 209G has previously formed part of the renowned James Hull Collection and has more recently been in the custodianship of Jaguar Land Rover
  • Purchased by our vendor and extensively recommissioned with the emphasis on retaining originality
  • Very well presented in its original colour combination of British Racing Green with a complementing Suede Green interior
  • A fresh MOT was issued on 20/07/2023 and the car will be driven to the sale
  • Your early inspection is welcomed and encouraged to fully appreciate the overall quality and outstanding originality of this handsome, 1960s saloon

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
746
Make
DAIMLER
Model
SOVEREIGN
Variant
Saloon
Registration Number
VHM 209G
MOT Expiry
19/07/2024
Chassis Number
1A34369BW
Transmission
Automatic
Body Colour
British Racing Green

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Charles.

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

106 / 135

Exterior


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In outstanding condition for a vehicle of this age.

Interior


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A superb and original interior that is far better than one would expect for a vehicle of this age.

Engine


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Driving extremley well showing good oil pressure

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Vehicle History

Remarks

Has previously formed part of The James Hull Collection and has also been in the custodianship of Jaguar LAnd Rover within their private collection


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 Charles.

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Vehicles can be collected from the Warwickshire Event Centre, CV31 1XN on Sunday 1st October between 10am and 3pm and Monday 2nd October between 9am and 1pm.

Our transport partner, EM Rogers, can assist with collection and delivery. Please contact them on 01604 755511 or trafficdesk@emrogers.co.uk for a quote.

Due to venue restrictions we need to be clear of the WEC by 1pm on Monday 2nd therefore any motor vehicles not collected by this time will be taken to our transport partners storage facility in Northampton for a fee of £150 plus VAT. Storage will be charged at £10 plus VAT per day.