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Lot 047: 1947 MERCURY EIGHT 79M SERIES CLUB CONVERTIBLE

Van Dijk Collection, H&H Sales Limited (3 October 2005)

Finished in maroon with matching upholstery and a beige fabric hood, this particular left-hand drive example has been part of the collection since 1989. Riding on steel wheels shod with whitewall tyres and chrome hubcaps, it boasts a 110mph speedometer, illuminated pushbutton radio, wood-effect painted dashboard and 'Merlite 59A' rear number plate light. Under the bonnet, its green hued V8 sports a single carburettor and 24-stud cylinder heads.

Lot Details
Auction Van Dijk Collection
H&H Sales Limited, Syon Park, Brentford
TypeCar
Lot Number047
Estimate£12000-£15000
Outcome SOLD
Hammer Price£21000
Hammer Price (inc premium)-
Year1947
Condition rating
Registration numberUN-REG
Mileage-
Chassis number1967386
Engine numberUNKNOWN
Engine capacity (cc)3900
Engine - cylinders
Number of doors