19th Oct, 2021 10:00

Design - Two Day Sale - Live Online

Lot 2


A 1970 Morris Mini Mk 2 Cooper S 1275cc

A 1970 Morris Mini Mk 2 Cooper S 1275cc
Registration no. CLO 848H
Chassis no. KA2S6 - 1238298
Engine no. 52373
Odometer: 54585
Almond green with white roof and wheels

From the estate of a Yorkshire gentleman, Cedric Gillson, the Mini V5 records the first registration as 1 January 1970. This is a very pretty, original UK right-hand drive car and was purchased by the vendor on 3 November 2006. The car has been fully restored and has a Heritage Certificate advising the date of dispatch as 31 January 1969 to a dealership 'Stewart & Arden Ltd, Acton'. The vehicle was last MOT’d on 24 April 2015 covering only 15 miles in the interim. We understand that the car has been regularly run and garaged for its entire ownership, remaining in exceptional condition in readiness for the open road.

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Sold for £28,000

Condition Report

There is some small surface rust on the driver's door hinges and evidence of old restored rust to the lower front corner of the driver's door.
Paperwork is available to potential bidders at Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers. Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE.
The car will be available for viewing in person on Friday 15th 10am-5pm, Saturday 16th 10-2pm, Sunday 17th 10-2pm, Monday 18th 9am-5pm and the morning of the sale on Tuesday 19th October.

There is a small hole in the cill on the nearside at the front, but no signs of any further rust - see image
There is some rust appearing at the front of the drivers side cill at the joins of the metal sections - see iimage
There are some areas of light surface rust beneath the carpets and to the black seat brackets and handbrake black metal boot holding bracket
The floor under the rear seat is excellent and in the boot also.
The underside is also very good as far as i can see without a ramp.
The car has been restored in or before 3/11/2011 when the last owner purchased it from Legends Automotive Ltd in Bourton on the Water for
I do hope these photos are helpful, we have a receipt for a brake servo and a gear knob, but no further receipts of work




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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale - Live Online, 19th Oct, 2021



We will be offering viewing by appointment.  Thirty-minute time slots will be available from:

Fri 15 Oct, 9am - 5pm 

Sat 16 Oct, 10am - 2pm

Sun 17 Oct, 10am - 2pm 

Mon 18 Oct, 9am - 5pm 

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