Wed, 16th Dec 2020 13:00

The Motor House, Warrington

  Lot 38

1986 Bristol Britannia

Sold for £25,875

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

Registration No: D971 FEG
Chassis No: 603S308535116
MOT: July 2021

  • Finished in Beaufort Blue with contrasting Light Grey Connolly hide
  • Originally registered as ‘1 AMV’, and reputedly one of only 31 produced
  • Purchased from Bristol Cars Ltd during 1997 by a Mr Fred Winter for £36,000 in a part exchange arrangement with his Bristol 411
  • Current mileage 114,300, supported by ten factory services up to 105,000 miles
  • The servicing was then transferred to Cropredy Jensen following the turmoil caused by Toby Silverton's acquisition of Bristol Cars
  • The last service was carried out at 112,000 miles and cost £4,800
  • The Bristol was SORN'd in 2008 and recommissioned last year following eleven years' hibernation
  • A ‘reluctant sale’ sale, due only to the imminent completion of the restoration of the vendor’s Bristol 411
  • The vendor remarks that 'once driven one can appreciate just why the ‘Gentleman’s Express’ has such a loyal and enthusiastic following'

Documented History:

Service - 21 May 1988, 20,00m Bristol Cars (Bristol Schedule 20,000m)

Service - 13 Jan 1989, 30,000m Bristol Cars (Bristol Schedule 30,000m)

Service - 17 October 1989, 42,023m Bristol Cars (Bristol Schedule 40,000m)

Service - 15 March 1990, 48,032m Bristol Cars (Bristol Schedule 50,000m)

Service - 21 March 1991, 60,667m Bristol Cars (Bristol Schedule 60,000m)

Service - 25 Nov 1991, 70,398m Bristol Cars (Bristol Schedule 70,000m)

1997 Acquired by a Mr Frederick Winter at 73,000m

Service - 18 Feb 1998, 79,950m Bristol Cars (Bristol Schedule 80,000m)

Service - 20 Oct 1998, 85,066m Bristol Cars (Bristol Schedule - Intermediate)

Service - 1 November 1999, 93,755m Bristol Cars (Bristol Schedule 90,000m)

Service - 9 April 2001, 104,750m Bristol Cars (Bristol Schedule 100,000m)

Service - 1 March 2005, 110,479m Cropredy Bridge (Following Bristol Cars' takeover)

Service - 4 March 2008, 112,000m Cropredy Bridge

‘No Advisories’ MOT certificate issued on 15th July 2020

For more information, please contact:
Stewart Parker


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