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Lot No. 531 - 1953 Austin A70 Hereford Convertible

Sold for: £15,540

Marketed as the "A70 Coupé", the Hereford Convertible was introduced in 1952.
Details Specification Condition Report

In recent years this car has formed part of a large collection and as such has received little or no use and an element of recommissioning is to be expected to return it to the road once again. Your inspection pre-sale is welcomed and encouraged to appreciate the potential of this rarely offered motor car which is strictly sold as seen.

  • The A70 Hereford replaced the Hampshire in 1950 and was wider and slightly longer with an extra 3 inches in the wheelbase
  • Powered by a 2,199cc engine producing 68 bhp. Between 1950-1954 50,421 were made
  • A new addition to the range of body styles was a 2-door convertible with coachwork by Carbodies of Coventry
  • Finished in Silver with a newish green soft top and grey leather this example looks quite decent
  • Current indicated mileage is 2,857
  • History File
Year of manufacture:
1953
Make:
Austin
Chassis number:
BD311966
# of cylinders:
4
Transmission:
Manual
Engine capacity:
2199
Body colour:
Silver
MOT Expiry:
Tuesday 13 September 2011
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
NLN 173
Model:
Hereford
Engine number:
1B177602
Odometer Reading:
2857
miles
Warranted Mileage:
Not warranted

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

47 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Average overall. Engine bay poor, no battery. External trim fair. Paintwork all quite presentable but some minor micro blistering.

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Interior fair to good.

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Remarks

Untested

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Remarks

Untested

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels and tyres:

Remarks

Untested

Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

Untested

Vehicle History

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