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Rare Jaguar tops the auction list

1937 SS Jaguar 2.5-litre

1937 SS Jaguar 2.5-litre

MORE than 200 vehicles spanning 70 years will go under the hammer as Anglia Car Auctions holds its biggest classic car sale to date on Saturday (August 23).

The catalogue features cars from all over the world, including 34 classics offered without a reserve.

The oldest is a 1934 Austin 10/4 Colwyn Drophead Coupe in need of restoration despite having a new exhaust system fitted recently. Sold as a non-starter, this car is estimated at between £4,640 and £5,350.

The youngest ‘classic’ on sale is a 2003 Mercedes SLK230 Komp Automatic. With four owners, with the last two being from the same family, the car is being sold with a full MoT, and is estimated at £4,750 to £5,750.

The car expected to bring the biggest sale of the day is a 1937 SS Jaguar 2.5-litre saloon which was delivered new to Australia where is was first registered and kept by four owners until it was repatriated back to the UK in 2007. This concours-winning rare car is expected to make £68,000 to £78,000.

Also in the catalogue are a number of cars that are in need of restoration or recommissioning, including a 1975 BMW 2002 Turbo with matching numbers. The car does run and the interior is in excellent condition. It is offered with no reserve.

There are no fewer than 28 Mercedes, 19 Jaguars, 15 Rovers, 13 Morris, 12 Fords, 11 Austins, eight Minis, and six Alfa Romeos, plus seven American classics.

The doors open at 10am and the sale starts at 1pm. Pre-sale viewing takes place on Friday from 2pm to 6pm. The full catalogue can be view at http://www.angliacarauctions.co.uk.

1934 Austin 104 Colwyn Drophead Coupe

1934 Austin 104 Colwyn Drophead Coupe

 

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