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  • Austin 12/4

    £11,950 £11,950

    The Austin Motor Company Limited of Longbridge in Birmingham made very good motor cars which were definitely a cut above the rest. During the 1920s they made a large 20 hp car, the ground breaking baby Seven and this 12 hp four cylinder model which was introduced in 1921 and, with various revisions, remained in production as a car through to the late 1930s and as a taxi until the 1940s so it was clearly a fundamentally well designed and manufactured motor car! According to a buff card log book in its file this example, on chassis number 8674, was first registered in July 1928. As well as the factory offerings of a fine selection of their own open and closed models, Austins were also bodied by a number of specialist coachbuilders.This particular car carries a four-door four-light saloon body by Mulliners Litd of Birmingham who fitted mainly fabric covered bodies like this one on a relatively small number of Austin chassis in the mid to late 1920s. Trixie, as this car is affectionately known, was found in the 1970s in a barn in the Forest of Dean having been put away during the war and left there. It was restored and the body recovered with the help of well known Austin expert Tony S

    • Year: 1928
    For sale
    Gavin McGuire
    01892 770310 VIEW CONTACT NUMBER
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