Wed, 15th Apr 2015 15:00

Imperial War Museum Duxford

 
  Lot 39
 
Lot 39 - 1971 Morris Minor 1000 Traveller

1971 Morris Minor 1000 Traveller

Sold for £5,850

(including buyers premium)


Lot details
Registration No: NEU101R
Chassis No: 1266869
Mot Expiry: July 2015

- Formerly the property of the RAF from 1971 - 1978

- Collection of invoices and old MOT's included in the history file

- Older restoration and fitted with servo-assisted front disc brakes

Further info:

Morris's ubiquitous Minor, especially in Traveller guise, was popular with the armed forces and `NEU 101R' was purchased new by the Ministry of Defence in 1971. According to accompanying documentation it appears to have served in various departments of the RAF (eg Chaplain's Branch, Admin Support and Mechanical Services) before being demobbed and purchased by the well-known Morris Minor Centre in 1978. At this point it had covered 27,000 miles and they initially sold it to a market gardener's wife, Mrs Richards, before repurchasing it in 1983, overhauling it, and selling it to a Tom Allen of London. Sixteen years later, he paid them to carry out £3,073.74 worth of restoration on the car. Finished in Blue and trimmed in Grey, the Minor benefits from having a brake servo and front discs. The front seats have been recently re-trimmed and `NEU 101R' is now being sold with sundry invoices and old MOTs.
 

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