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Key Information

Lot number
Sale Price
Make & Model
Austin 12/4 Burnham Saloon
Engine Size
1,861 cc
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Two old MOTs; assorted bills

Full Description

1933 Austin 12/4 Berkeley Saloon

Lovely original and dependable Austin; rebuilt Mag; little use on rebuilt King Pins

This super, original and dependable Austin 12/4 comes in Berkely Saloon form - Austin offering a particuarly well-built and contemporary range of bodies on their high-qualty range in the '20s and '30s.

There are bills on file from around 2006, including a lot of work by Nical Engineering in Beaulieu and in 2012 from Alderton Austin Services who replaced the kingpins and bushes and gave it a thorough service. It had a Magneto rebuild early this year.

Other than that, we know nothing of its previous life other than it changed hands in 2010 through Ashted Service Station who specialised in these cars. It has a current V5C which states nine previous keepers - we must simply take the car on its face value.

Fortunately, that is easy enough. It is nice and original, the upholstery in particular. We have been running and driving it about on-site and it certainly starts easily and runs smoothly. We know the King Pins are in good order so it has plently of life in it yet and the bodywork and paint is presentable if not in show condition.

There is a strong following for these high quality cars and plenty to do with them on the weekends. If a pre-war Austin is on your radar - we thoroughly recomend you take a good look at this one which is estimated for considerably less than it sold for in 2010.

For more information - contact Matthew Parkin 07813 936698