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 BN1224861 11 May 1955
 April 1955 
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 Rest: Nice 
United KingdomUnited Kingdom

United KingdomUKT700

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Record Creation: Entered on 9 August 2017.


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2017-09-18 16:23:33 | AH Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Factory Build Year was added: 1955
  • Factory Build Month was added: 04
  • Registration numbers (raw data): was added: UKT700|
  • Registration number location (raw data): was added: United Kingdom|
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    2017-08-06 10:55:00 | Lofty writes:

    Car to be at auction 9/17
    Note; VIN is best guess using provided information, corrections welcomed.

    Auction description:
    The Salon Privé Sale 2017
    1955 Austin Healey 100/4
    Lot No.: TBA
    Registration: UKT700
    Chassis Number: BN224861
    Engine Number: 1B227579M
    Number of cylinders: 4
    CC: 2.6
    Year of Manufacture: 1955
    RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
    Estimate (£): 55,000 - 65,000
    (+buyer's premium of 15% including VAT @ 20%)
    een January 1953 and 1955.

    UKT 700 left Jensen's West Bromwich works in late April 1955 and subsequently, fully assembled, rolled out of Austin's Longbridge factory a couple of weeks later on the 11th of May headed in the direction of Bromley Motors Works Ltd in London. The car was originally Spruce Green but was subject to a fully detailed and photographic restoration some years ago and we believe it was painted Reno Red at that point. In spite of the age of the restoration works, one would be forgiven for thinking that it was completed in more recent times, such is the level of quality. The paintwork still looks fresh with a deep and even shine and the shut lines look factory tight. The black leather seating is gently patinated and the black carpets are edged in red leather. The bonnet is louvred alloy, 100M style, and when combined with the excellent weather equipment and new wire wheels the whole car looks 'just right'. Patently well looked after, it has enjoyed a lot of success in recent years at car club events and local Concours. More recently the cylinder head has been rebuilt by Sigma Engineering. UKT 700 is accompanied by its Heritage Certificate confirming dates etc and matching numbers.

    2017-09-09 15:52:34 | pauls writes:

    Did not sell still available for (£): 58,650. Registered UKT700.

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