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Lot 676: Austin Heavy 12/4 Landaulette London Taxi Cab

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

This charming rare example  formerly the property of the late Terry Cohn, is unusual in retaining all its original features  including the illuminated 'Taxi' sign, roof rack, hand-operated spot lamp, Hackney Carriage plate, wood/leather trunk, and even its taximeter. Invoices total c2,500 in 1999 for considerable mechanical refurbishment and servicing, another 2000 spent by the vendor from 2001. A must for the serious collector

Lot Details
Auction Important Collectors' Motor cars, Pioneer and Vintage Motorcycles
Bonhams, Olympia, London
TypeCar
Lot Number676
Estimate£12000-£14000
Outcome SOLD
Hammer Price£8800
Hammer Price (inc premium)£10120
Year1939
Condition rating3
Registration numberFXD 742
Mileage-
Chassis number81926
Engine number8559A5
Engine capacity (cc)
Engine - cylinders
Number of doors4