At a Glance:
|1948||Citroen||Light Fifteen Traction Avant||95,000 (Not Warranted)||£9450 + buyers premium|
Slough UK built in 1948. As were all British Citroens until 1989. This right had drive 4 door saloon model is finished in White with a French Green leather interior. This car was taken to France by one of its UK owners Mr Humphrey Alfred Jones from London where it had a major restoration and refurbishment by Paris based Citroen Light Fifteen specialist, Garage Rialland in 1989. This garage can still be seen on the internet. In the history file there are many Garage Rialland receipts for this which are hand written in French with some of them showing totals in excess of 79,000 francs (£7,426 GBP in 1989). Many other miscellaneous service receipts accompany the cars history file dating back to the mid sixties.
Auctioneers notes: Iconic French automobile, those old enough will remember the TV series Maigret. Unusual gear change comes out of the dash board, cracking car.
|Auction||28th October 2016 - 91% SOLD|
|Vehicle Model||Light Fifteen Traction Avant|
|Year of Manufacture||1948|
|Mileage||95,000 (Not Warranted)|
|Date first Registered||1948|
|Estimated Sale Price||£10,500 to £11,500|
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