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1935 Morris Eight Saloon

Lot 300. (A|B|C Live Auction Online, 16th September 2020)

Sold for £4,275

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: UJ 6824
Chassis No: 290307
MOT: Exempt

Motor Car Location: Essex

  • Garage find from a deceased estate
  • Reported to have been in the garage since 1990
  • Offered with a collecion of spares
  • V5 has been applied for but may not be present by the time of sale

William Morris, later to be ennobled Lord Nuffield, launched his first Minor in 1928 as a direct competitor for Austin's Seven, powered by an 847cc single overhead cam motor developed by Wolseley. 39,087 ohc-engined Minor cars and commercials, and a further 47,231 vehicles with sidevalve motors were built. The first Minor was replaced by the new Eight at the 1934 London Show. During its five year production run, a total of 21,000 Eights were made at Cowley, 15 per cent of them being open tourers, though most saloons like this 1935-built example.

 

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