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Sat 27th & Sun 28th January



LOT 227

Estimate:  £10,000 - £12,000

Result inc Premium: £10,584

  • V5 present
  • MoT date: 14/12/2024
  • Chassis number: 48837

This is a rare factory-bodied cabriolet version of the Daimler DB17, with coachwork by Tickford of Newport Pagnell. At £695, it was the most expensive option at £695 in 1938. It is believed to be the only surviving example of its type and was originally restored in the 1980s, although further work since then has included the suspension, brake overhaul and correct Avon Tourist tyres. The Tickford roof can be raised or lowered using the winding handle fitted in the nearside rear quarter, and can be operated by one person. The car was registered in June 1938 and is showing 95,676 miles. Although, as an historic vehicle it is now MoT-exempt, it has been given an MoT through to December 2024. The car comes with its V5C, original service manual, invoices for work carried out totalling approximately £5000 and some technical information.   

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