29th Nov, 2023 13:00

Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire

 
Lot 99
 

1969 Morris Mini Cooper

Estimated at £15,000 - £18,000

Lot details

Registration No: Unregistered
Chassis No: K-A2S61347194-A
MOT: Exempt

  • Subject to a recent comprehensive restoration
  • Recorded mileage of just 42,000 miles
  • Imported from Italy in 2022
  • Left-hand drive example accompanied by with RHD conversion kit

The first Mini Cooper appeared in 1961, following a tie-up with champion F1 constructor John Cooper. The stroke of the standard 848cc engine was lengthened to 997cc which, together with other improvements, raised power output from 34 to 55bhp - a close-ratio gearbox and front wheel disc brakes completed the package. That engine was replaced by a shorter stroke 998cc unit in 1964, while the Mark II version launched in 1967 featured a redesigned grille, a larger rear window and numerous cosmetic changes.

Manufactured in 1967, the Mini Cooper offered was supplied new to Italy in left-hand drive guise, residing in Italy for the majority of its life. Subject to a comprehensive restoration a few years ago, the work completed included the bodywork completely renovated including the fitting of new bumpers and chrome details and a full repaint in Blue with a White roof, the Cooper displays notably good panel gaps. The mechanicals were thoroughly gone through with replacement parts provided where required and the interior was refreshed with the front and rear re-upholstered along with a new headlining and sun visors. Imported into the United Kingdom in 2022 by the vendor, the Mini has had very sparing use since. Not NOVA declared since arrival, the Mini is accompanied by its Italian registration documents and is offered with a right-hand drive conversion kit, should the Mini remain on UK shores. Please Note: If this vehicle is to remain in the UK, it will be subject to import VAT on the purchase price in order to receive a NOVA declaration number.

For more information, please contact:
Paul Cheetham
paul.cheetham@handh.co.uk
07538 667452

 

Auction: Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire, 29th Nov, 2023

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