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1961 Morris Mini Minor

Less than 7,000 miles recorded

Description

On its introduction in August 1959 the Mini was marketed under the Austin and Morris names, as the Austin Seven and Morris Mini Minor. The Austin Seven was renamed Austin Mini in January 1962 and Mini became a marque in its own right in 1969. The early Mini’s have become particularly sought after with early examples difficult to find in original condition.

This superb example of the early floor start Morris Mini is showing a remarkable 6,700 miles on the odometer having spent a vast majority of its life in storage. Owned by an elderly lady from new it was used for short runs to the shops before being consigned to her garage when she was no longer able to drive. It is said that she bequeathed the car to her builder in the 90’s in lieu of payment for some work carried out as he wanted to restore the car.

Unfortunately the gentleman fell ill and it remained in his garage until the current owner purchased the car in 2015.

The owner then set about a complete bare metal documented restoration by professional restoration business while maintain many original features. The engine and gearbox have been rebuilt while the interior remains original. An exceptionally rare find and a truly wonderful piece of British motoring history, this car is well worth a look.

Sold For £22,500

Auction True Greats 2019
Auction Date 4th December 2019
Day of Auction Day 1 - Wednesday


lot details

Lot Number 110
Registration Number UK Registered
Chassis Number TBA
Year 1961
Make Morris
Model Mini Minor


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