1977 Mini 1000 Wood & Pickett, ex-Cilla Black

Lot: 623

Sold for (£): 20,535
Offered for sale is a 1.0L 1977 Leyland Mini 1000 Wood & Pickett automatic. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 100 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Surprise Surprise! Look what we found. Cilla Black's Mini...


  • Automatic gearbox Mark IV Mini 1000. Purchased new by Bob Willis for his wife Cilla Black
  • Treated to an extensive upgrade by Bill Wood and Les Pickett of Abbey Road
  • Solid Black paintwork, extended wheel arches, Margrave leather interior and walnut dashboard 
  • Recently restored whilst maintaining all the Wood & Picket features and in excellent condition 
  • Only 41,800 miles. All original documentation confirming Cilla Black as the first owner
  • Invited to Goodwood Revival alongside The Beatles original Mini Coopers - entry and tickets will be with the car


Lot Details

Registration: VGN 2R RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1977 Engine size: 1.0L
Make: Leyland Odometer reading (miles): 41800
Model: Mini 1000 Wood & Pickett MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: XL2S1N383588A

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 100 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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Running Gear

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Vehicle History

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