Lot 2 (Design - Live Online, 26th January 2021)
1956 Morris Minor Series II ‘Split Screen’ Four-Door Saloon,
Registration Number: 559 GMU,
Chassis Number: FAJ11/402026
A single family-owned car from new, this Minor is finished in grey with a red pinstripe and the condition appears to be good overall. The car was the subject of a comprehensive restoration in 1989 by Charles Ware’s Morris Minor Centre in Bath and the bodywork remains in generally nice fettle. The paint can be considered a good older repaint.
The interior is in older/original deep red leather with matching door cards and the headlining appears to have been replaced at the time of the restoration. Flashing indicators are fitted in addition to the original semaphore trafficators, and a badge bar and driving/spot light combination adorn the front.
Supplied by Stewart & Ardern of Acton in 1956 the little ‘Moggy’, incredibly, has remained in the same family ownership from new.
Paperwork includes the original Instruction Manual in original envelope, the original Morris Maintenance Service Book, RAC and AA ephemera and a large quantity of MoT test certificates dating back to 1965. Other documents include a workshop manual and a quantity of correspondence from the Morris Minor Centre regarding the restoration.
Take advantage of our new Sworders Delivery Service. Please see details below.
Sold for £2,800
The car has had work done - attached are the work schedules for the car which were carried out in 1980's. The car has been garaged. The car has not been driven for at least 6-8 years. The back left wheel is slightly seized. Please contact us if you would like to view. Images of service and work history added.
As you cannot attend the auction in person we can bid on your behalf. You can leave an absentee bid on our website.
The amount you bid should be your maximum bid. We will bid up to that limit for you, and remember you may end up paying less than your limit, depending on other bidding on the day.
You can leave an absentee bid up to half an hour before the start of any sale. Please note when we receive two or more absentee bids for the same amount, the first bid received will be the one taken.
Leave commission bids online on sworder.co.uk
If you would like to leave a commission bid on our website you can do so up until 30 minutes before the sale starts. Leaving a commission bid through sworder.co.uk is free for all registered clients. Thereafter you may register bank card details under your account in order to bid live. Click here to register an account.
Bid live on sworder.co.uk
You can bid live at our auctions from the comfort of your home or office using bidding platform Sworders Live. It is easy to register and you can watch the auction live as it happens. A 'Bid Live' button will appear on the auction on our website homepage when a sale is live; simply click the button to sign in or register with your card details. There is no additional charge for this service.
For further instructions on registering to bid live, please click here.
If you would like to bid by telephone please contact our team prior to the auction with your details of the lots you are interested in and your full name, address, telephone number(s) and email address. Once our team have entered your bid request you will receive an email confirmation. We will contact you during the sale and one of our team will bid live with you over the phone.
Please note that we normally offer this service for lots with an estimate of £500 or higher and all telephone bid requests must be received by close of business the day before the auction.
The auction details are as follows:
Auction: Design - Live Online, 26th January 2021
At the time of publication, due to Government guidance around social distancing, we are unable to offer viewing of items in our auction rooms. All lots are extensively illustrated and carry detailed condition reports on our website www.sworder.co.uk. Should you require further images or photographs, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01279 817778.
These provisions may be subject to alteration as Government restrictions are eased or lifted, so please do check our website for up-to-date information.
REMOVAL OF LOTS
Please note that while we are subject to the constraints of the current lockdown conditions, Sworders have extended the collection time for purchases to 10 working days following the Design Sale (to Tuesday 9 February). Please book appointments to collect your lots through our click and collect service.
Furniture will not be sent to Perry Removals for this sale.
Sorry, we cannot calculate an automated shipping cost.
If you would like to get an estimate for a delivery, please follow this link and provide the necessary information to obtain an estimate.
If you would like further information about shipping and collection please see here.
Here at Sworders we are happy to offer a free online valuation service. Please fill out the form and press the 'Submit' button below.
To help us with your valuation please attach clear photographs of the item where possible. You can submit up to 5.
Approximate dimensions are also useful. Expect to hear from the appropriate valuer as soon as possible.