A c.1960s Amphicar Model 770 body shell,
The Amphicar (Amphibious Car) was built in West Germany from 1961 to 1965 but marketed for sale as late as 1968. Powered by A Triumph Herald engine, the car/boat achieved moderate performance on both land and water, but with funky sixties fin-tail styling (several years late to this styling party compared to the Americans) and being a four-seat convertible too it was actually incredible fun. Now highly prized collector vehicles they can be found in some of the most important car collections in the world.
This lot only comprises the stripped bare-metal body shell. There is no documentation or visible identification or other parts than those pictured and thus could be used for parts or as ‘yard art’.
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Sold for £450
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Auction: Into the Groove, Tue, 9th Jul 2019
5 July 2019 9am - 5pm
7 July 2019 10am - 1pm
8 July 2019 9am - 5pm
9 July 2019 from 9am
Removal of Lots
Please note that all lots should be removed by 5pm on Friday 12 July 2019. Furniture lots remaining after this date will be removed to Perry Removals, Chapel End, Broxted, Essex CM6 2BW. Removal will be at a cost of £20 per lot and storage will be charged at £2 per lot, per day.
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