Lot 118 - 1937 Morris Eight Tourer
|Chassis Number||SIE 131692|
|Odometer reading||3,555 miles|
|Result||Sold - £5,886|
The Morris Eight was a small family car with a production run from 1935 to 1948. Its inspiration coming from the popularity of the Ford Model Y. The success of the Eight enabled Morris to regain its position as Britain’s largest motor manufacturer. Compared to its peers, the Morris Eight was a well equipped car with the driver being provided with a full set of instruments including a speedometer with a built in odometer, oil pressure and fuel level gauges and an ammeter.
Registered in February 1937, this charming Morris Eight Tourer presents extremely well in green. Recently fitted with a new convertible roof and battery, FAS 461 is described by the vendor as being tremendous fun to drive. Offered to auction with a V5C registration document and a file containing various bills and invoices and nearly 50 years of MoT test certificates. This four seat tourer is available without reserve.
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