1965 Daimler V8 250

Large history file extending back 40+ years; £14k body restoration in 2012; gearbox rebuilt less than 1,000 miles ago; recent new tyres; just serviced; ready to enjoy

Supplied new by Milford Motor Company of Liverpool in March 1965, this Daimler V8 250 comes with a very large history file extending right back to the early 1970s. This includes records of all six owners plus no fewer than 32 old MOTs back to 1973 and many dozens of maintenance invoices.
Properly looked after throughout its life, it seems that the engine was removed and overhauled in 1994 and it has received innumerable new parts since, including the fitment of electronic ignition, halogen headlamps, alternator charging and chrome wire wheels. The bodywork was restored and repainted in June 2012 at a cost of well over £14,000 including new front wings, front door skins, rear spats, crow’s feet etc.
Our vendor acquired the car via Brightwells in 2015 from a gentleman who had owned it for the previous 10 years and had used it regularly on club outings and tours. During his six-year ownership the vendor has had the car serviced annually at MOT time, regardless of the mileage covered, the last service being carried out in July 2020 (including new front brake pads) since when the car has only covered some 90 miles, the odometer currently showing 90,173 miles. Four new tyres were fitted in April 2018 at 89,442 miles and the gearbox was rebuilt just under 1,000 miles ago in May 2017 at a cost of £2,341.
Starting promptly and running well as we have moved it around on site, with good 40psi oil pressure when warm, it comes with an MOT until August 2021 with no advisories recorded. As good underneath as it is up top and with a nicely mellowed interior, this characterful and well-historied Daimler is ready for a new owner to enjoy.
For more information contact James on 07970 309907 or email [email protected]

Reg No: FAW125C
Chassis Number: 1A7906BW
Engine Number: 7A8361
Engine Size: 2548
Docs: Current V5C; older V5C; two old style V5s; green logbook; MOT August 2021 with no advisories; 32 old MOTs; many invoices; maintenance chart etc.

Estimate: £10,000+

Lot 49

Lot ended

Thursday 01/04/2021

Hammer Price (inc. buyers premium)

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