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Talbot 25/50 Type 4SW


car description

Clement Talbot's chassis register records that this car was ordered by Messrs King & Harper on 11th April 1919 and was delivered to them during March in 1920. Although its pre-war history is not documented it is reputed to have once belonged to Woolf Barnato and been used as a rescue vehicle for the cars he and the Bentley Boys raced. It comes with a buff card log book dating from 1948 which records that that by that time it had been converted to a breakdown truck - as indeed had many powerful cars as they were by then just old cars which were cheap to buy but were strongly built and had plenty of power. In the late 1950s Talbot aficionado and Vintage Sports Car Club Past President Barry Clark purchased the car from a garage in Byfleet following which he removed the crane and truck body and replaced it with period Salmons all weather tourer coachwork from another otherwise derelict Talbot 20/50 which he had acquired at the same time. The car was duly campaigned in several VSCC events by a number of well-known club personalities although as time went on it was clearly in need of some specialist attention. The car was bought by its last but one owner in 1987 after which it was comple


gavin mcguire talbot 25 50 type 4sw blue 1-owner red-leather restored 1920 leather red-interior

key Facts

  • Ad ID
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Talbot > 25/50
  • Year
  • Mileage
    2001 mi


Tandridge, NULL, Surrey
United Kingdom

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