Lagonda Rapier 1934

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Lot No: 81

At a Glance:

Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
1934 Lagonda Rapier Low Mileage £35,500 + buyers premium

Description:

Description from The Vendor:

This particular Lagonda Rapier is the early model built by the Lagonda Car Company in 1934. This model is rarer than the later Rapier model. The car has been completely rebuilt at considerable expense to original specification with newly refurbished replacement parts as required. The Lagonda Rapier club has all the spares for these cars and is very creative in painting these cars. You can find some more information in the history file.

 

Auctioneer’s notes:

Presented here is an example of a 1934 Lagonda Rapier with a 2-seater sports tourer body.  She is understood to have originally been an Abbott bodied drophead coupe, according to club records.  She was re-bodied some years ago as you can see in the pictures.  In recent years, the car has been the subject of a major restoration from the bare chassis upwards, large amounts of money have been spent on her.  There is a photographic record included in the history file, showing the work undertaken.  All the chrome work has been replated and she has been fully rewired and we are told that the engine and pre-selector gear box has been

stripped and thoroughly examined and re-assembled.

You also have the benefit of the side screens and hood having been renewed. I am pleased to say that she retains the original registration number.  In the history file you will find an old buff log book, lots of interesting articles and photos.  These little cars had a highly advanced 1100 cc twin overhead cam engine, developing 50 BHP.   Back in those days you purchased the chassis from Lagonda and took it to your favoured coach builder to have the body you required.

Click here for the vendor’s letter.  She is a lovely sports tourer which may be viewed, strictly by appointment.

 

Full Details:

Lot No. 81
Auction 30th July 2021 - 95% SOLD
Vehicle Make Lagonda
Vehicle Model Rapier
Year of Manufacture 1934
Mileage Low Mileage
Registration LV7709
Date first Registered 02/08/1934
MOT N/A
Chassis Number D10750
Engine Number D2510
Estimated Sale Price £35,000 - £45,000

Please note: Current engine and chassis numbers are supplied by HPI. Prospective buyers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the condition of a vehicle and the accuracy of any statement made, be they statements of fact or opinion. All vehicles are sold as seen. If you cannot attend the auction please contact the office for a walk around description over the phone.

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