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Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926

Sale price: £14,950.00 make an offer

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Date: 2014-05-28
Please call 01594 529381 Andy (from WOOLASTON Gloucestershire GL15 6NJ ) offered ??13,000 gbp
Car location: Devon, United Kingdom
Seller's notes: A REAL classic, very presentable and ready to drive away.
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Austin
Year: 1926
Type: tourer
Doors: 4
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Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926 for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (3.5892156862745) based on 106 votes
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  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926
  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926
  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926
  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926
  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926
  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926
  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926
  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926
  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926
  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926
  •  Vintage Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer 1926

1926 Austin 12/4 Clifton Tourer (1925 model) Reluctantly. due to family health problems. I have decided to sell my lovely old Clifton Tourer.
The car was first registered in 1926 although actually a rarer 1925 model. with the early short stroke 1660cc engine and 4 wheel brakes - these work surprisingly well for a car of this age. The previous owner kept the car for 23 years. During his ownership the engine had a complete rebuild and many improvements were made. including converting to 12v electrics and coil ignition. The car has always been garaged. well maintained and used regularly in the summer. It has proved to be 100% reliable and easy to live with.
She starts on the button (there is also a handle if it was ever required) runs sweetly and drives well. with a surprising briskness. although the non-synchromesh gearbox takes a little practice to get right every time. That is part of the charm of this lovely machine - the quintessential English vintage car. instantly recognizable as such and attracting smiles and waves from young and old. wherever she is driven.
As I hope my pictures will show. she is in very nice condition. not concours and with plenty of scope for improvement. but very presentable nonetheless. in keeping with her 87 years.
A REAL classic car - ready to drive away. with a sensible starting price and no reserve - so the first bid could be the winning bid.
Much more fun than money in the bank and if looked after. she should never depreciate. I have 12+ years on eBay and 100% feedback rating. so you may bid with confidence. This vehicle is not being advertised elsewhere and the auction will run its course. UNLESS I receive a sensible. acceptable offer PRIOR to a first bid being received. in which case I may choose to end the auction early. You are welcome to view the vehicle at any reasonable time. by prior arrangement. It is located nearby J. 27 of the M5. mid-way between Taunton and Exeter (an hour's drive from Bristol). A £500 deposit by PayPal is required within 24 hours of the auction finish. with the balance in cleared funds. by bank transfer. within 7 days. I am not accepting bids from outside the UK.  Bidders with fewer that 10 satisfactory eBay transactions or negative feedback in last 12 months are asked to contact me with their landline phone number PRIOR to placing a bid. I reserve the right to remove any bids placed that do not meet the above conditions. Thank you for looking and good luck!

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Comments and questions to the seller:

from Nigel Curtis , dated 27 february 2014
Hi sorry to bother you but I see I emailed you before but can't remember if it was still for sale as it is still up for sale here on the internet ? Thanks Nigel.

from Nigel Curtis, dated 22 february 2014
Hello is the car still for sale .

from S Brown, dated 02 february 2014
Hi is the car still for sale if so please email and let me have your tel no Thanks Syd

from Tony West, dated 31 january 2014
Do you have the side screens ?

from stuart liggins, dated 13 november 2013
is this car still for sale thank you

from R.Wendrop, dated 31 august 2013
Hi, is your car still for saleplease. Thanks

from k.bala, dated 26 july 2013
Sir, I live in Spain. I love your car. Love to buy it.
I am a 76 years old man who loves old British cars.What is your last price sir. If I can afford it then I will travel down and buy this beauty and ship it back to Spain. Thanking you in anticipation. Bala


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