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1963 Wolseley Hornet.

Description

SOLD £4905

This cracking little Hornet has just arrived for our May Auction.

Owned by the vendor since 2011 and supplied with a large history folder in which contains a number of parts / service invoices and copies of previous V5's supplied by the DVLA.

Also within the folder are many previously issued MOT test certificates and Invoices for restoration work carried out be 'R.S.Jones Automobile Restoration & Repairs' dated 1998. If this is the last time the car was restored it has certainly kept very well indeed. You cannot beat an older restored car. As long as it remains in nice order.

The vendor states  that in 2014 the car received a near enough full replacement braking system (still drum brakes) with the exception of the metal pipes and master cylinder. All pistons, linings, drums, springs, flexi hoses and the two front back plates were replaced with new, mostly from Mini Spares, and Lockheed cylinders. Not cheap copies. He states!  Also (and I can't explain this as it pre-dates his ownership) despite having the long magic-wand gear lever, the car has a full synchromesh gearbox. Not Usually fitted with synchro on first, but this one has.

The original advert when the vendor purchased the car  claimed a £6000 body restoration, although he does add that he has never sat down and worked through the whole invoices!

All in all a cracking little car!

Specification

  • Lot Number: 55
  • Year: 1963
  • Make: Wolseley
  • Model: Hornet
  • Registration: VFF914
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive: Front Wheel Drive
  • Engine Size: 998
  • Mileage: 99.000
  • MOT Expiry Date: 05-11-2016
  • Estimate: £3500 ~ £4500
  • 12th August 2017

    • Roxby Garage, Pickering Road, Thornton Le-Dale, Pickering, North Yorks, YO187LH
    • 12-08-2017
    • 10:00

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