You will be pleased to read that you don’t have to be a millionaire to be able to afford to buy a classic car. This is borne out by the price some classic vehicles were sold for at a recent H and H classic car auction that took place online on the 4th December 2019.
For instance, a 1955 Wolseley 4/44 Saloon that had an estimated sale price of £1,800 to £2,200 was actually sold for £1,200. This vehicle has been in the same ownership for 17 years during which time it had been kept in dry storage.
A 1957 Austin A35 Saloon that had an estimated sale price of £4,000 to £5,000 was sold for £3,866.67. It has an MOT until July 2020. It is said to have had 5 owners. In the region of £2,500 has recently been spent on the vehicle. It is believed to have done less than 60,000 miles.
A 1968 MG C GT that had an estimated sale price of £8,000 to £10,000 was sold for £7,350. It is a 2 plus 2 seater lovely looking sports car that was refurbished back in the 1990s. It still has its original engine.
A 4 berth 1977 Volkswagen Type 2 Camper Van that had an estimated sale price of £6,000 to £7,000 was actually sold for £5,850. Its bodywork is in a pale blue with a white elevating roof. It has a rock n roll bed and is equipped with a sink, cooker and fridge.
A 1976 Triumph Stag that had an estimated sale price of £7,000 to £9,000 was sold for £10,125. This classic hard topped sports car has an MOT until July 2020. It has 84,000 miles on the clock. It is automatic and comes with a V8 3.0 litre engine. It has recently been subject to recommissioning.
A lovely looking dark blue 1968 MG C Roadster that had an estimated sale price of £17,000 to £20,000 was sold for £16,916.67. It has black leather seating. It was subject to a restoration in the 1990s. This classic sports car will no doubt catch the eye of many a passer by.
Yes, there are classic cars sold for £millions but, as you can see, there were many classic vehicles sold at the above auction for a reasonable price. The new owners will no doubt have arranged suitable classic car insurance but, if not, perhaps they would like to get in touch with us and we will endeavor to help them obtain quality, competitive cover.