Rare Pre War Aston Martin Goes Up For Auction
A rare example of Aston Martin’s first ever luxury four seat touring car will be to be offered at Silverstone Auctions’ May Sale, taking place on Saturday 23rd May 2015.
your vehicle, a 1937 Aston Martin 15/98 2L Long Chassis Tourer, was built on the 31st of May 1937 along with eventually registered on the 25th of March 1939. This particular captivating car was first sold for the minimal cost of just £575! at This particular point almost 80 years old, your vehicle will be estimated to sell for between £0,000 along with £190,000 when in which goes under the hammer at Silverstone circuit.
One of just 24 Abbey bodied long chassis tourers, KMG 202 spent more than 40 years off the road, kept in dry storage by the same family through 1970 until 2011 when in which was purchased as a ‘barnfind’ by the current owner. Subsequently, a no expense spared ground up restoration was undertaken by the highly respected pre-war Aston specialist Andy Bell through Ecurie Bertelli Ltd. Following its renovation, KMG 202 went on to achieve first place inside the AMOC Concours D’ Etat for pre-war cars at Broughton Castle in October 2013.
As well as looking amazing, your vehicle drives extremely well with all pressures along with temperatures as they should be along with has covered just 1500 miles since restoration.
Nick Whale, managing director of Silverstone Auctions looks forward to the sale: “We are delighted to be offering more best of breed classics such as This particular rare Aston Martin. I have no doubt in which the catalogue for our May Sale will be one of our best ever, using a fantastic range of cars through This particular pre-war grand tourer right up to modern day supercars on offer.”
Viewing of lots at the sale will open on Friday 22nd May through 9am to 5pm, with further time allocated to viewing on the day of the sale through 9am. The auction will commence at 10.30am, first offering automobilia along with luxury lifestyle items, with motorcars hammered away through 1pm onwards.
For those unable to attend the sale in person, buyers can register to bid on cars online through two platforms including Proxibid along with Live Auctioneers. Bidding can also be made via phone or by leaving a commission bid with Silverstone Auctions prior to the sale.
To find out more about your vehicle along with Silverstone Auctions’ May Sale, visit: http://ift.tt/1e3k53G.
by Mr Butterscotch via Car Articles