Coys at Chiswick House

An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles And Classic Military Vehicles

Auction details


Chiswick House, London
W4 2QN

Date 18 May 2019
Time Military Vehicles at 11:00 AM - Motor Cars at 2:00 PM

Thursday 16th May from 1.00pm to 6.00pm
Friday 17th May from 9.00am to 6.00pm
On the day of the sale from 9.00am to start of sale

Location London, UK
Admission Admisson by Catalogue (Admits Two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

Lot List

LOT 101

1944 Steyr Bicycle with Grenades

The company, initially known as Josef und Franz Werndl and Company was founded in 1864 as a rifle manufacturer. It grew rapidly during the First World War, by the...
LOT 102

Moto-Guzzi 350 Military Prototype

Moto Guzzi was conceived by two aircraft pilots and their mechanic serving in the Corpo Aeronautico Militare (the Italian Air Corp, CAM) during World War I: Carlo Guzzi, Giovanni...
LOT 103

1989 UAZ Jeep

The UAZ-469 is an off-road military light utility vehicle manufactured by UAZ. It was used by Soviet and other Warsaw Pact armed forces, as well as paramilitary units in...
LOT 104

1934 DKW RT 125

The RT 125 was a German two-stroke motorcycle made by DKW in Zschopau in the 1930’s; “RT” stands for “Reichstyp” or “National Model”. DKW pioneered the Schnürle two-stroke loop...
LOT 105

1989 Iveco Ducato Military Van

The Ducato was first launched in 1981, and was the result of Fiat’s collaboration with PSA Peugeot Citroën, that resulted in the vehicle’s development starting in 1978. The vehicles...
LOT 106

1939 DKW 200

During the late 1920s and until WWII broke out, DKW was the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer and the pioneer of front wheel drive automobiles with their DKW Front, along...
LOT 107

Austin Champ

A British Army specification for a light truck was issued in the late 1940’s, inspired by the Jeep but able to perform in all theatres of operation of the...
LOT 108

1942 Dodge WC56 T214

The Dodge WC-series was a prolific range of light 4WD and medium 6WD military utility trucks, produced by Dodge / Fargo during World War II. Together with the ​1⁄4-ton...
LOT 109

1944 Zündapp KS 750

Initially Zündapp considered modifying their KS 600 model in order to meet the OKH demands, but it was soon clear that the KS 600 was not suitable for further...
LOT 110

1943 BMW R75 with Sidecar

In the 1930’s BMW were producing a number of popular and highly effective motorcycles. In 1938 development of the R75 started in response to a request from the military....
LOT 111

1942 GMC CCKW-353

The GMC CCKW, also known as “Jimmy”, was a highly successful series of off-road capable, 2 ​1⁄2-ton, 6x6 trucks, built in large numbers to a standardized design (from 1941...
LOT 112

1970 Ford M151 ‘MUTT’

The M151 Military Utility Tactical Truck (or MUTT) was developed in the 1950s to replace the previous Willys M38 Jeep. Development contract was awarded to Ford Motor Company. Development...
LOT 113

1941 BMW R75

The BMW R75 and its rival the Zündapp KS 750 were both widely used by the military in Russia and North Africa, though after a period of evaluation it...
LOT 114

1983 Fiat Campagnola

The Fiat Campagnola is a heavy-duty off-road vehicle produced by Fiat. Production started in 1951 and it was upgraded in 1974. It was inspired by the Willys Jeep. Since...
LOT 115

1941 Renault AHS Afrika Korps

Prototypes of the first AHx truck, the AHS2, were unveiled by 1939. It was aimed at replacing the similar AGC truck (which had a maximum payload of 1.5 tonnes)....
LOT 116

1963 Jeep CJ-5 Mediterranea

Based on the illustrious Willys Jeep, the Mediterannea was built in Palermo, Sicily during the 1950’s and 1960’s. Comprised from mostly US parts, the Mediterannea was produced for the...
LOT 117

1939 BMW R12 with Sidecar

On 14th February 1935, BMW presented the R12 together with the BMW R17 on the German Automobile Exhibition in Berlin for the first time, being a direct successor to...
LOT 118

1943 Volkswagen Kübelwagen

The Volkswagen Kübelwagen was a light military vehicle designed by Ferdinand Porsche and built by Volkswagen during World War II for use by the German military. Based heavily on...
LOT 119

1946 NSU Kettenrad

The Kettenkrad was typical of vehicles designed and manufactured for the German Wehrmacht during WW2: innovative, well made, and generally superior to equipment used by their enemies. Designated ‘SdKfz...
LOT 120

Flak AD 1 Anti-Aircraft Gun

The Flak anti-aircraft guns were used by various German forces throughout World War II. These types of anti-aircraft weapons were some of the most numerously produced German artillery pieces...
LOT 120A

1943 Willys MB Jeep

In early 1940, the United States Department of War had determined it needed a light, cross-country, four-wheel drive reconnaissance vehicle and was anxious to have one in time for,...
LOT 121

1941 Dodge WC51

The Dodge WC-series was a prolific range of light 4WD and medium 6WD military utility trucks, produced by Dodge / Fargo during World War II. Together with the ​1⁄4-ton...
LOT 122

1941 BMW R75 with Sidecar

In the 1930’s BMW were producing a number of popular and highly effective motorcycles. In 1938 development of the R75 started in response to a request from the military....
LOT 123

1939 Mercedes-Benz 170 V

A landmark model for the Stuttgart-based manufacturer, the four-cylinder, 1.7-litre 170 V was introduced in 1936 and formed the mainstay of Mercedes-Benz production in the immediate post-war years. Most...
LOT 124

1939 Stoewer R200 Spezial Troop Carrier

Stoewer-Werke manufactured the RISC Spezial four/five-seat cross-country car between 1936 and 1938, when it was replaced by the larger engined R200 which remained in production until 1940. Between 1937...
LOT 125

1943 Volkswagen Schwimmwagen

Volkswagen Schwimmwagens used the engine and mechanicals of the VW Type 86 four-wheel drive prototype of the Kübelwagen and the Type 87 four-wheel drive ‘Kübel/Beetle’ Command Car, which in...
LOT 126

1944 Mercedes-Benz L1500 S

Fully Equipped Radio Communications Vehicle

Mercedes became an important contributor to the arsenal of trucks needed during WWII for various purposes. Gaggenau became the main plant for this purpose at Daimler-Benz. Most major German...
LOT 127

1943 BMW R75 with Sidecar

The BMW R75 and its rival the Zündapp KS 750 were both widely used by the military in Russia and North Africa, though after a period of evaluation it...
LOT 128

1947 Volkswagen Type 82E Specification

One of the 20th century’s truly great automobiles, the Volkswagen ‘Beetle’ transcended its origins as the German ‘people’s car’, going on to become an all-time best-seller and cult classic....
LOT 129

Daimler Ferret Scout Car

Faced with the requirement to update its light armoured vehicles post-WWII, the British Ministry of Defence turned to the Daimler company to develop a replacement of successful Daimler Dingo....
LOT 130

WWII Flak searchlight with trailer

This Flak searchlight or ‘Flakscheinwerfer’ in German was instrumental in identifying enemy forces flying overhead during the war. For more information please refer to department. Offered at No Reserve on...
LOT 131

1939 DKW NZ 350

DKW, a German firm based southwest of Dresden, provided the German military with one of its more popular motorcycle types, the NZ350. Of a largely conventional design, the model...
LOT 132

c. 1941 NSU 251 05L

NSU was one of the biggest motorcycle manufacturers in Germany. NSU has been founded in 1873 and produced bicycles in first step. At the beginning of the 1900 century...
LOT 133

1968 DKW Munga

The DKW Munga was a DKW-branded off-road vehicle built by Auto-Union in Ingolstadt, Germany. The name Munga comes from the German phrase Mehrzweck Universal Geländewagen mit Allradantrieb, which translates...
LOT 134

1940 BMW R35

After the R3, with its 300cc engine, had enjoyed very little commercial success, BMW introduced a new single-cylinder model in 1937. Designated the R35, its engine was derived from...
LOT 135

1970 Moto Guzzi Nuovo Falcone 500 Militare

The Nuovo Falcone was born at the end of the sixties at the request of the army, for which a less expensive and demanding motorcycle to handle than the...
LOT 136

1943 Zündapp KS 750 with Sidecar

In 1937, the Oberkommando des Heeres requested the development of a motorcycle with a specific criteria including a payload of 500kg, maximum loaded speed of 80km/h, minimum ground clearance...
LOT 137

1977 Ford Transit Mark I Police Control

The Transit Mark I was produced initially at Ford’s Langley facility in Berkshire, but demand soon outstripped the capability of the plant and production was moved to Southampton. A...
LOT 138

Army Motorbike Trailer with generator

This motorbike trailer comes fitted with a generator, a clever pairing that would have played an instrumental role during the war. Suitable for a number of the military motorbikes...
LOT 139

Military Surplus M416 1/4 Ton Jeep Cargo Trailer

Suitable for more than one of the military vehicles available in this collection. Offered at No Reserve on 18th May 2019 at Chiswick House.
LOT 140

Army Motorbike Trailer

Finished in camouflage paintwork and appears to be in good order. Suitable for a number of the military motorbikes for sale in this collection. Offered at No Reserve on 18th...
LOT 201

1952 Morris Oxford MO

Designed by Alec Issigonis, the Oxford, along with the Morris Minor, introduced unit construction techniques such as Unibody construction even though it is not widely recognized as a true...
LOT 202

1952 Fiat 1100 B

Brought to market in 1937 as an updated version of the 508 “Balilla” and had a look similar to the 1936 Fiat 500 “Topolino” and the larger 1500. The...
LOT 203

BMW Isetta

One of the more successful designs of the cabin scooter’s heyday was the BMW Isetta, a model the German firm manufactured under license from its Italian originator, Iso (the...
LOT 204

Piaggio Ape

The Ape is a pick-up truck and a moped with three wheels by the Italian manufacturer Piaggio. The Ape has been manufactured since 1947 in Italy and since the...
LOT 205

1973 International Harvester Pick-Up

The D-Series replaced the C-Series as International’s Light Line range of pickup trucks in early 1969. Mainly a re-bodied version of its predecessors, a strong, square look made it...
LOT 206

1987 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL

The Mercedes-Benz W126 model was the successor to the earlier W116 line, and the second generation of the Mercedes-Benz flagship to officially bear the S-Class name designating Sonderklasse or...
LOT 207

2001 Audi RS4 Avant – Offered at No Reserve

Two Owners From New - Offered At No Reserve

The Audi RS4 Quattro is the top tier and highest performing version of the Audi A4 range and a well-respected performance car amongst enthusiasts. It boasts wider front and...
LOT 208

1956 Rover 75

The post war Rover was launched in 1949 and became one of the most readily recognised and fondly remembered cars of the time, the stately P4 with its column...
LOT 209

1991 Volvo 960

13,000 kilometres from new

Autumn of 1990 marked the launch of the Volvo 960 in time for the 1991 model year. This was the replacement for the 760. The 1991 960 was an...
LOT 210

1998 Fiat Coupe

37,900 miles recorded from new – extensive history file

The Fiat type 175, officially titled the Coupé Fiat was produced between 1993 and 2000 and remembered for its distinctive, angular design with unique scalloped side panels designed by...
LOT 211

1935 Austin 7 Ruby

For years in the 1920s and 1930s the tiny Austin Seven was a best-selling little car. It set every standard of small packaging, it seemed cheeky, simple, and promised...
LOT 212

1957 Daimler Conquest

Produced from 1953 to 1958 by the Daimler Company Limited, the Daimler Conquest is based on the Lanchester Fourteen and replaced the Daimler Consort. The standard 1953 car used...
LOT 213

1972 Fiat 500L

During 1949, Fiat released the rear engined Fiat 500 economy car to meet the demands of the post-war market. It had a two-door coupé body with sun-roof, which was...
LOT 214

1985 Mercedes-Benz 380 SE

In the aftermath of the 1970’s generation W116, Mercedes-Benz started a next-generation S-Class model in October 1973. The ‘W126’ project’s goals’ were aimed at creating an improved ride, better...
LOT 215

1987 Lancia Thema 8.32

Lancia’s top-of-the-range Thema was built to bespoke order and powered by Ferrari’s V8 32 valve, 3-litre engine. Here was a luxury, four-seater motor car with GT sports car performance....
LOT 216

1975 Mercedes-Benz 450 SE

Mercedes-Benz replaced the existing S-Class in 1972, the new W116 line up having been on the drawing board since the mid-1960s. Much of the development programme had concentrated on...
LOT 217

1992 Renault 4

The Renault 4 is also known as the 4L or ‘Quatre L’ in France and is a hatchback economy car which was produced between 1961 and 1994. It was...
LOT 218

1966 Rover P5 Coupe Mark III

Rover introduced their all new 3 litre saloon in 1958, and it was their first unitary construction car. Designed by stylist David Bache, it was a very large and...
LOT 219

1963 VW Type 1 1200 Beetle

1,200 Kilometres Recorded

The Volkswagen Beetle was produced from 1938 until 2003. With over 21 million manufactured in an air-cooled, rear-engined, rear-wheel drive configuration, the Beetle is the longest-running and most-manufactured car...
LOT 220

1989 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL

c. 34,000 miles from new

The Mercedes-Benz W126 model was the successor to the earlier W116 line, and the second generation of the Mercedes-Benz flagship to officially bear the S-Class name designating Sonderklasse or...
LOT 220A

2007 Piaggio Ape Calessino

23 kilometres from new

The Ape is a pick-up truck and a moped dreirädiges of the Italian manufacturer Piaggio. The Ape has been manufactured since 1947 in Italy and since the introduction...
LOT 221

1935 Humber 12hp Saloon

Already the majority shareholder in the combined Hillman/Humber concern, Rootes completed its take-over in 1931. Under Rootes’ guidance, Hillman concentrated on models with mass-market appeal - the shortly-to-be-announced Minx...
LOT 222

1954 Fiat Topolino Giardinera

8,700 kilometres recorded

Better equipped than many cars twice its size, the FIAT 500 – soon nicknamed ‘Topolino’ (mouse) – brought a degree of refinement hitherto unknown to small cars when launched...
LOT 223

1987 Daimler Limousine

The DS420, popularly known as the Daimler Limousine, was the last of the large formal limousines produced by The Daimler Company Limited between 1968 and 1992, a line which...
LOT 224

1965 Morris Minor Convertible

22,000 miles recorded

Launched at the 1948 Earls Court Motor Show, the Alec Issigonis-designed Morris Minor went on to become one of the most successful British cars of all time with over...
LOT 225

1979 Land Rover 88

The series I, II and III Land Rover are off-road vehicles produced by the British manufacturer Rover Company. The first mass-produced civilian four-wheel drive car with doors and it...
LOT 226

2001 Mercedes-Benz E220 CDi

The W210 is an executive car which was produced by the German carmaker from 1995 to 2002. Sold under the E-Class model names, the saloon and estate provided two...
LOT 227

C. 1987 Toyota Land Cruiser Short Wheelbase

Japan’s efforts to clone the U.S. military Jeep turned legitimate in 1950 when the American government asked Toyota to build Willys off-roaders for the Korean War. Toyota proved adept at...
LOT 228

1976 Volkswagen Golf L

53,000 kilometres from new

The Volkswagen Golf Mk1 is the first generation of small family cars manufactured by the German carmaker. It was noteworthy for signalling the shift from rear-wheel drive and rear-mounted...
LOT 229

1991 GMC Cyclone Truck

2,200 miles from new

The GMC Syclone is a high performance version of the GMC Sonoma pickup truck. Manufactured in 1991 by GMC, the Syclone led to the the similarly powered 1992-1993 GMC...
LOT 230

1986 Fiat Ritmo Cabriolet

The Fiat Ritmo – a front engine, front-wheel drive family car manufactured and marketed by Fiat, launched in April 1978 at the Turin Motor show and offered in 3...
LOT 231

1994 Alfa Romeo 164 Super

The Alfa Romeo 164’s launch represented the beginning of the renaissance of its maker. It was a member of the Type Four project, which resulted in four cars from...
LOT 232

1963 Jaguar Mark II Saloon

43,000 kilometres recorded

Although the Mk I was a great success, selling four times as many as the larger Jaguar saloons, Jaguar boss William Lyons was not content. He knew it could...
LOT 233

1948 Fiat 1100 BLR Truck

The Fiat 1100 was first introduced in 1937 as an updated version of the 508 “Balilla” with a look similar to the 1936 Fiat 500 “Topolino” and the larger...
LOT 234

1972 Morris Minor Van

to AA Patrol specification

During the 1960s the AA’s motorcycle combinations were phased out in favour of vans, mostly Minivans, although other types were also used, including a fleet of around 100 Minor...
LOT 235

1985 Bentley 8

This Bentley “6.75 Twin Carburettor V8 is finished in metallic Georgian Silver with Royal Blue Hyde interior and chestnut high gloss wooden veneer and door capping’s. This is a...
LOT 237

1972 Jensen Interceptor III

as featured on Top Gear

“With a power output like this in a car weighing 33cwt unladen, the results of pressing the accelerator are pretty electrifying to say the least,” wrote Autocar in its...
LOT 238

1997 Volvo 945 Polar Estate

The Volvo 940 is among the last in the long-running line of large rear-wheel drive cars from Volvo. Introduced in September 1990, the 940 was essentially a cosmetic reskin of...
LOT 239

1964 Morris Minor Traveller

The Morris Minor is a British car that debuted at the Earls Court Motor Show, London, on 20 September 1948. Designed under the leadership of Alec Issigonis, more than...