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Lot 616: De Dion Type IS 12/24hp Fire Engine with Tender Trailer

Important Collectors' Motor cars, Pioneer and Vintage Motorcycles, Bonhams (6 December 2004)

It was restored in the 1980's while in a major collection in the South of England and, following that restoration, had covered only 75 miles or so before acquisition for The Patrick Collection in 1986. The restoration had included an engine rebuild and a stainless steel exhaust had been fitted. All woodwork had been replaced as necessary and the completed appliance liveried in red with applied gold leaf lining. It is furnished with brass bell and other fittings, extending ladders, seating for seven operatives, comes with a tender trailer with period four-cylinder pump engine and the radiator sports a winged calormeter. The cylinder head is known to be slightly porous however this does not affect the good running

Lot Details
Auction Important Collectors' Motor cars, Pioneer and Vintage Motorcycles
Bonhams, Olympia, London
Lot Number616
Outcome SOLD
Hammer Price£7000
Hammer Price (inc premium)£8050
Condition rating3
Registration number150 GMO
Chassis number26393
Engine number70-120-4F26393
Engine capacity (cc)1850
Engine - cylinders4
Number of doors