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Austin A40 Somerset

Here we have an immaculately-presented Austin A40 Somerset, first registered on 19.1.1954. The car has an incredible history file with all receipts, paperwork and corresponding letters, all documented from 1954 to the present day.

The history file even contains the original bill of sale – bought from Hargreaves and Bailey Ltd’s showroom at 39-41 King Street, Blackpool, and costing 706 10 shillings and fourpence. The paperwork also includes an original insurance document from 1954 costing £17 15 shillings; both documents are in incredible condition with no tears whatsoever.

 

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Here we have an immaculately-presented Austin A40 Somerset, first registered on 19.1.1954. The car has an incredible history file with all receipts, paperwork and corresponding letters, all documented from 1954 to the present day.

The history file even contains the original bill of sale – bought from Hargreaves and Bailey Ltd’s showroom at 39-41 King Street, Blackpool, and costing 706 10 shillings and fourpence. The paperwork also includes an original insurance document from 1954 costing £17 15 shillings; both documents are in incredible condition with no tears whatsoever.

This Somerset boasts a remarkable history file, at one point in its life registered to a professor. History files do not come like this very often.  PLEASE SEE PHOTOS.

This Somerset has been beautifully restored via a bare metal respray – all window rubbers were removed and on completion of the paint job new ones refitted. It boasts a glass-like shine in its stunning black.

The interior, carpets, and roof lining are all in absolutely tip-top condition. It still contains its original tool kit, even the tyres have all been replaced with classic Michelin ones at great expense, not the cheap budget tyres.

If you’re looking for a quality classic car, all chrome work bumpers, grill door handles, etc, have been done and they really do complement the black coachwork.

Some of these Austin A40 Somersets have worn gearchanges because all the linkages have decayed, but this one goes into gear ever so smoothly without any fault whatsoever. The underneath of the car is rock solid too. I have driven this car through our local country roads and it’s a real pleasure!

Complete with its original owner’s manual, cars like this very rarely come on to the market in such outstanding condition, and with such a fascinating history file. The pictures we have taken of this car still do not do it justice whatsoever.

You really need to see this to appreciate it.

Now ready for viewing if you would like to arrange an appointment for a test drive at Craner Classic Cars, The Gate House, Nottingham.

We can also arrange delivery to your door.

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Viewing strictly by appointment only please.