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 Left Hand Drive 
 1953 Healey Blue / Ivory White
 2012 Blue
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Record Creation: Entered on 28 August 2012.


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2015-03-01 16:55:30  |  AH Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Engine Number was added: 1B139318
  • Top Color was deleted, old value was: dark blue


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    2012-08-28 13:58:13  |  pauls writes:

    Car offered at:

    Sellers description:
    1953 Austin Healey 100M BN-1
    Superb condition. Fully nut and bolt restored by Kurt Tanner

    Chassis BN1-L/144642
    Engine 1B1 39318 - 4 Cylinder 2660cc
    Body 4360/338
    Gearbox 3-speed manual with overdrive

    Over the past years this car has undergone a comprehensive restoration. This work included a complete rebuild of the engine with an upgraded alloy cylinder head for much cooler operating temperature and a compression ratio of 8:1.

    It has been prepared to 100M "Le Mans" specifications featuring larger carburetors and intake manifolds, a louvered hood with bonnet strap and the cold-air box, altough it is not an original factory 100M. Front suspension, braking system, electrical system have all been rebuilt.
    The car is in a very attractive two-tone color combination with Healey Blue over white Ivory. The interior is in the original navy colour.

    The car comes with a British Heritage Certificate and is Swiss Duty paid.

    CHF 95'000

    2015-02-28 10:59:47  |  pauls writes:

    Car was at Gooding auction in '09

    Auction description:
    Lot 63
    Pebble Beach 2009
    Estimate: $75,000 - $100,000
    SOLD: $77,000
    Chassis: BN1L/144642
    Engine: 1B139318

    Recently Completed Kurt Tanner Restoration
    Verified Heritage Certificate
    A Very Authentic Early Production 100
    One Of Approximately 200 1953 Examples Left In Existence
    Prepared to 100M "Le Mans" Specifications
    A Sporting "Big Healey" For Tour Or Show

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