1962 Austin Seven (Mini) MkI

Lovingly restored c.20 years ago and seen little use since; 850cc example; very British, very chic and very 'in-vogue'

Dating from January 1962 this charming and appealing Austin Mini, was sold under the Austin Seven moniker and features the humble, yet zesty 850cc BMC A-series inline,  four-cylinder engine driving the front wheels via four-speed transmission, and here, as a MkI that wonderful ‘magic wand’ gear lever which makes changing gear a joy.

Finished in a lovely hue of Surf Blue the car sits well and has evidently been loved, restored approximately 20 years ago with limited use since with terrific blue/grey interior offering an astounding amount of space for the size of car!

Numerous invoices on file date back to 1983, but in brief, the car was subject to a substantial body and mechanical overhaul in 2002 which included fitment of two new wings, new front panel, inner and outer sills, front floor pans, rear valence, battery box, front bumper, door skins and all new rubbers. The mechanical side of things consisted of a recondition of the original 850cc engine, a gearbox overhaul, new clutch, water pump and braking system overhaul.

In addition, the file includes old registration documents (including one that suggests it was owned by one, Sir Allen Humphries, a CD of images of the car, aforementioned historic bills, Heritage certificate confirming the detail and only optional extra fitted to be a heater, the original handbook and current V5C showing it to have been with the current owner since 2013, 16 old MOTs and current MOT valid until April 2023 recording no advisories at 72,350 miles.

Ready to be enjoyed this is a super example and rather desirable given it’s age and model.

For more information contact - [email protected]

Reg No: 558UKO
Chassis Number: AA2S7.193185
Engine Number: 8AN.UH271853
Engine Size: 848
Docs: V5C; old registration docs; handbook; file of invoices; CD of images; Heritage Certificate; 16 old MOTs; current MOT April 2023 with no advisories

Sale Section & Buyers Premium (ex VAT): Car 12%, Minimum £150

Estimate: £12,000-14,000

Lot 54

Lot ended

Wednesday 22/06/2022

Hammer Price (inc. buyers premium)

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