1979 Daimler Double Six Vanden Plas

Lot: 233

Estimate (£): 15,000 - 18,000
(+buyer’s premium of 9.6% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 5.3L 1979 Daimler Double Six Vanden Plas automatic that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 111 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Bid on this Lot

Top flight Series 2 Double Six in Vanden Plas specification...

  • In stunning Mistletoe Green with a sumptuous Tuscan leather interior
  • Essentially unrestored but benefitted from a complete respray a few years ago 
  • Showing a mere 41,000 miles and just 4 previous keepers since 1979
  • Original spec Jaguar/Daimler chrome plated pressed steel wheels with Daimler hub caps
  • Supplied with its original book pack and stamped service book
  • One of the very last Series 2 cars to be sent to Vanden Plas of Kingsbury to have their unique colours, trims and details added
  • These are rare cars and in this condition, particularly so. One for the serious collector
This car was consigned by Simon Langsdale. Please feel free to contact Simon on 07496 556325 / simon@classiccarauctions.co.uk


Lot Details

Registration: EAD 284T RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1979 Engine size: 5.3L
Make: Daimler Odometer reading (miles): 41000
Model: Double Six Vanden Plas MOT expiry: 2020-04-14
Warranted: No Chassis number: 1234566890

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 111 / 135


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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