Wed, 15th Apr 2015 15:00

Imperial War Museum Duxford

 
  Lot 27
 
Lot 27 - 1930 Morris Cowley Saloon

1930 Morris Cowley Saloon

Sold for £10,688

(including buyers premium)


Lot details
Registration No: MU 2544
Chassis No: 349071
Mot Expiry: Exempt

- Extensive `body off, nut and bolt' restoration circa 8 years ago

- A former show winner and `credit to its restorer'

- Offered for sale with original registration number and history file

Further Info:

This delightful-looking `Flat Nose' Cowley Saloon is a 1930 example that's finished in the pleasing combination of Black four-door bodywork and Maroon interior trim. A previous show winner, it was apparently treated to an extensive `body off nut and bolt' restoration about eight years ago with, according to the car's history file, some £5,000 being spent on the interior refurbishment alone. In the vendor's words, `the black paintwork is of a similar calibre and the overall condition of this vintage Morris is a credit to the restorer'. The Cowley has covered just 1,364 miles since returning to the road and now seeks a new home. It is being offered complete with the aforementioned file and its original registration number, `MU 2544'. The move from Morris's distinctive `Bullnose' to the more conventional `Flatnose' radiator occurred in September 1926. The engine remained unchanged however, and was a 1548cc four-cylinder Hotchkiss-type unit manufactured in house by Morris Motors.
 

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