- In single family ownership from 1964 - 2005 - Matching chassis and engine numbers, factory-fitted limited slip differential and heated rear screen - Extensively restored by renowned marque specialist Post Vintage Engineering - Refinished in its original livery of Sierra Blue with Fawn leather upholstery - Sympathetically upgraded with power assisted steering, air-conditioning and sat-nav
--Sierra Blue with Tan leather interior and Dark Blue carpeting, 5-speed ZF manual transmission, Concours restoration by marque specialists, 4.2 liter engine. This DB5 was original delivered through Aston Martin agent W. H. Benhams in the UK in its current color Sierra Blue. It made its way to the United States circa 1980. By the early 2000’s it was in the ownership of Mr. C. Sheehan, Tigard, Oregon. During this ownership, this DB5 was used on several vintage rallies and made appearances at several British automobile meetings/concours. It was serviced and received sympathetic restoration by Kevin Kay Restorations in California. Mr. Sheehan sold this DB5 to Autosport Designs, Inc., January 2006 where it was offered for resale. In March 2006, this Aston was sold to a good client of Autosport Designs, Inc., Mr. M. Bless, who has recently moved from New York to Carmel, California. Mr. Bless was also the owner of a DB Short Chassis Volante and more modern DB7 Vantage Coupe at the time. While in California the DB5 was serviced and maintained by Randy and Ricky Reed of Antique Auto Restorations, Monterey, California. Subsequently, this DB5 was consigned to the 2013 Gooding and Company, Pe
Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 1965 Aston Martin DB5 'Ogle' Saloon to Vantage Specification RHD There can be few British sports cars that are as iconic as the Aston Martin DB5. While all variants are consistently in high demand due to their looks, performance, history and investment potential, those cars with unique historical features are particularly sought after. The example offered here is one such car having been originally used by Ogle Design Ltd as a design prototype to demonstrate to the factory how the interior of the forthcoming DB6 could look. Modifications included a completely new layout of the dashboard and glove compartment, addition of a new centre console, central opening armrest (which was hinged at the rear), chrome plated ashtray, simpler V-patterned seat design, redesigned interior door panels (with a new interior door release handle) and completely new trim panels to the rear parcel shelf. Many of these modifications were subsequently adopted on the DB6 with the seating design being one of the most noticeable features. In addition to its fascinating history this car has also recently benefited from a no expense spared 3000 hours body off restorati
Engine Size 4.2l Mileage 10,700 miles Previous Owners 8 Bodystyle Coupe Seats 4 Transmission Manual Exterior Colour Goodwood Green Interior Trim Tan The DB5 we are delighted to offer is finished in its original colours of Goodwood Green with Tan hides. Built in 1965 the car was sold in 1967 to its second long term owner by London dealers H.R. Owen and kept for 30 years. During this time it was used for special occasions only, prior to the owner becoming unable to use the car. Purchased In 1997 by a London based gentleman, the car was maintained with Aston Martin Agents Ian Mason before Nicholas Mee & Co acquired it in 1998. Since being in our care with the last owners, the car has benefitted from an extensive mechanical restoration, including a rebuild to its original engine to 4.2 litre specifications, suspension upgrades, brakes rebuilt and meticulous maintenance works, while preserving the original standards of this superb car. Never dilapidated and without need of restoration, it is a pleasure to drive and to be seated, in its gently aged cabin. With matching numbers, original colour combination and superb driving condition, this car is a delight in every respect. Whilst satisf
--Silver Birch with Black leather interior and Black carpeting, Fully Restored, 5-speed ZF manual gearbox, LHD, Air conditioning, Matching numbers. This DB5 was delivered on March 6, 1964 to Mr. P. McDonald, Glasgow, Scotland by main agent Callanders Garages Ltd. This DB5 has been kept in long term ownership having compiled very few miles throughout the years (33,763) and until its complete restoration by marque specialists The Aston Workshop in 2008. As per The Aston Workshop records, the body and chassis where completely stripped, the chassis powder coated and rust proofed and all fully rebuilt to as new condition throughout. The body has been refinished to concours standards with all brightwork/chrome being renewed at this time. In the midst of restoration, the DB5 was sold to a German client who requested its conversion from RHD-LHD and for use in its new home in Germany. The interior was refinished to as new, a period Motorola radio fitted as well as an alarm system and finally a bespoke modern air conditioning system was fitted to ensure summer use and enjoyment to modern car standards. The matching engine was rebuilt to 4.2 liter unleaded specifications, the factory original
This matching numbers UK RHD DB5 is in superb condition throughout, and has benefited from extensive expenditure in recent years. It is a great driving car which has appeared at concours events and shows. Fresh from a body and chassis restoration at an Aston specialist, this lovely example is now attractively finished in Georgian Silver rather than its original colour of Platinum (white). Complete with its original logbook, a copy of the factory build sheet, a very rare original Instruction Book and a Heritage Certificate. The history file also includes extensive ownership and maintenance records, including photographs. Originally supplied in the UK, the car later spent some time in Milan where it was initially repainted red, before being reconditioned, repainted and displayed as part of a James Bond tour of Italy. In 2012 the DB5 was imported back to UK and in 2013 had a full engine rebuild and bare metal respray in Georgian Silver. Further works followed at Aston specialists and most recently the car has had extensive chassis restoration. Following this work this lovely Aston appeared at the 2013 Regent Motor Show London and the AMOC Concours at Hampton Court Palace in 2014.
This beautiful car comes with a copy of the original purchase form. It is matching-numbers, and the only alteration in specification from new concerns the colour scheme, originally California Sage, which was changed to Silver Birch prior to the preceding owner's acquisition of the car in 1971. It has the later- DB5 spec upgraded ZF 5-speed gearbox which of course it was supplied with from new. The car was maintained by Ian Mason in the 1970's prior to being laid-up (bills on file). There is a note on file, written in 2005 by the previous owner, Peter Hammerson, which states: 'from 1977 the car was laid-up in a private garage following which it has been undergoing extensive and lengthy restoration.' The latter was carried out by Arthur Birchall & Co of Norfolk between 1987 and 2006, during which period the car benefitted from a body-off, chassis-upwards rebuild while the engine was converted to take unleaded fuel (bills on file). Between 2008 and 2010, the DB5 was looked after by Astin Martin Works. The car then resided in Norway as part of a private collection. It is a lovely example and has covered a believed-genuine 70,000 miles from new (1,000 since restoration) and is in absolutely superb condition. The car is offered with a large history file including workshop manual. It also includes an original and almost irreplaceable Instruction Handbook. The original matching-numbers engine was converted to a 4.2 litre specification in Cheshire Classic Cars' workshop using Cosworth Pistons in 2015. This is photographically recorded. A simply exceptional DB5.
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