The vehicle was bought by the vendors late uncle, Major D.Y. Hext of Redhayes, Pinhoe, Exeter, brand new in 1938. The car was used regularly until the 1960s, where it was stored in a garage. The vendor purchased the car from the uncle in 1986. The car was used up until 8 years ago where it was placed into dry storage. Engine is running very well. Good oil pressure and is quiet. Clutch is frozen to the fly wheel. She comes with adjustable steering, opening front screen and sun roof. Correct mileage. Totally original throughout. Auctioneers notes: This car has its original paintwork and includes the gold coachline. All it needs is a good cut and polish and wax, left on its own in its original splendour for all to admire. Only 74,000 miles genuine from new.
Condition: 2 (Exterior), 3 (Interior) Estimated sale price: £1,900 – £2,900
Sold for £3,233 at our January 2014 Classic Car Auction.