26th Jul, 2023 13:00

Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire

 
  Lot 49
 

1949 Morris Minor MM Saloon

Sold for £9,562

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: CSL 647
Chassis No: 17655
MOT: Exempt

  • The subject of a self-evident extensive restoration
  • Fitted with the very rare clock to the passenger dashboard
  • Offered with V5C document
  • A charming example

Unveiled at the 1948 London Motorshow, the Minor sought to provide the luxury and practicality of prestige motorcars at a more affordable price. There were two variants at launch - a two-door Saloon and a Tourer. The four-door Saloon followed in 1950 and the popular Traveller, Van and Pick-up versions completed the range two years later. The first versions, MMs, were produced from 1948 to 1953. The monocoque bodies were equipped with independent torsion bar suspension at the front and a live axle mounted on leaf springs at the rear. Power came from a 918cc straight-four, side-valve engine producing 27.5bhp - enough for the newcomer to nudge 60mph flat out and deliver up to 40mpg.

The subject of a self-evident extensive restoration, this attractive early 'Moggy' body style is the Minor in its pure form and this one is no exception, presenting in a tradional and elegant Maroon. This example is also benefitting from having had the very rare passenger clock on the dashboard. A charming example, it is offered at auction accompanied by the current V5C Registration Document.

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
james.mcwilliam@handh.co.uk
07943 584760

 

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

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Auction: Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire, 26th Jul, 2023

An auction of classic, collector and performance motorcars to be held in the beautiful surrounds of the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire.  

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