- 'Garage find' in the current family ownership since 1964 - 1928 Fabric Saloon fitted with 1930 chassis by previous keeper - Old MOTs / tax discs dating back to the 1960s, current V5C Reg Doc Further Info: Beginning life as a Fabric Saloon in 1928, this delightful Austin Seven was rejuvenated during the early 1960s using the registration number and chassis from a 1930 donor. It has also had at least one replacement engine over time. Now a 'garage find' in need of restoration, a handwritten letter on file from the vendor's late father gives the following history: 'The Austin was owned at sometime before WW2 by Miss Mabel Bolton who lived in Basingstoke - length of ownership unknown. The car was used until 1958 when it was taken off the road. Sometime around 1960/61 it was found in a London mews garage by Mr Mason from Greenwich. It was in a dismantled state and about to be turned into a special. He negotiated a sale with the owner and had it transported to his home by lorry where he reassembled it and gave it to his fiancée - Miss Beryl Neck. Unfortunately, the original and possibly a continuation logbook had been lost. To register the car he had to buy a 1930 chassis and a few spa
1930 austin 7 fabric saloon yellow restored
The Motor House, Lyncastle Road
Warrington, WA4 4SN, Cheshire
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