1973 Mini MkIII (1293 'S')

Lot: 124

Sold for (£): 5,550
Offered for sale is a 1.293L 1973 Mini Mk III manual that has been with the current owner for the last 35 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 71 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Lightly modified MkIII Mini from 35 years of family ownership...


  • 7 previous owners (mostly one family) and only 27,317 miles (unwarranted)
  • Fitted with a Bill Richards 1293cc engine. Plaque on the boot lid. (unwarranted)
  • Twin petrol tanks, Half roll cage, front discs and adjustable rear suspension
  • Finished in 'Blaze' Orange with a manual fabric sunroof. MOT until 04/02/20
  • In need of fresh paint and chrome but otherwise appears sound

Lot Details

Registration: UMT 968M RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1973 Engine size: 1.293L
Make: Mini Odometer reading (miles): 28000
Model: Mk III MOT expiry: 2020-02-04
Warranted: No Chassis number: XA2S11019843A

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 71 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Orange but some paint is flaking. fabric roof. 


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


It has twin petrol tank, roll cage, disc brakes on front and adjustable rear suspension.


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


New MoT until February 2020. 

About the 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 its 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.
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 Every-day 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