The H and H Pavilion Gardens Motor Car Auction took place on the 25th April 2018 at which there were some interesting sales. A number of the classic vehicles sold for reasonable prices.
For instance, a 1937 Austin 10/4 Cabriolet that had an estimated price of £3,000 to £4,000 was actually sold for much less than this achieving a sale price of £1,125. The car had done 86,486 miles. It had been owned by the same family since way back in 1970. Recommissioning work was required on the vehicle.
The Fiat 500 is certainly a popular vehicle these days. A 1969 Fiat 500 F that had an estimated price of £5,000 to £7,000 was sold for £6,975. It is in egg shell blue and has a red interior. It had done around 31,500 miles.
A 1965 Wolseley Hornet MK11 that had an estimated sale price of £3,000 to £4,000 was actually sold for £3,150. It had 24,635 miles on the clock and was owned by the same person from 1976 to 2015.
A 1979 Bedford HA 110 van that had an estimated price of £6,000 to £8,000 was actually sold for more than that – it achieved a sale price of £9,506. It is believed to have travelled a mere 4,800 miles since first taking to the roads. It has been subject to a significant restoration.
A Land Rover Series 11a dating back to 1962 had a n estimated sale price of £7,000 to £9,000 but was actually sold for £7,875.
What about a 1975 MG Midget 1275 that had an estimated sale price of £10,000 to £12,000. This delightful looking vehicle actually achieved a sale price of £10,406. It has been extensively restored and looks wonderful.
Details of other classic cars at the above auction can be found on the website of H and H. There are no doubt going to be a number of interesting auctions involving classic cars at some point in the remainder of 2018. If you are purchasing a vehicle then do make sure that the classic vehicle is suitably insured.