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  • Aston Martin 1.5 Litre 12/50 Long Chassis Tourer


    - Recently repainted in dark blue and retrimmed with burgundy leather - Delivered new as a saloon, it is understood to have worn touring coachwork since the 1960s - Competed in the 1938 Scottish Rally, detailed history file One of very few examples produced on the long-wheelbase Standard chassis, 'G3/297/L' was originally bodied as a saloon and finished in black / maroon with black leather. The accompanying chassis card shows the first owner as one E C Peacock Esq of Castleford. Two further owners are listed, the most recent being W G Paddon (1946), while the AMOC Register records the car as participating in the 1938 International Scottish Rally driven by Christopher Angell. Angell modified the car with 'helmet' front wings and twin outside exhaust pipes, and repainted it white. An old-style continuation logbook lists Roy French as owner in 1968, followed by Richard Loveys, from 1971. By then it had been re-bodied as a tourer, as evidenced by reference to a 1967 advertisement in accompanying correspondence. Some restoration work had been done by Roy French, including the interior; nevertheless, it was decided to strip the car down to the chassis and rebuild it. Various specialists,

    • Year: 1934
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