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1950 Land Rover Series I 80 inch

Estimate     £30000-£35000

Maker Land Rover
Model Series I 80 inch
Colour Bronze Green
Registration MTA 47
Year 1950
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Registration number MTA 47
Chassis number 06113680
Engine number 06114000
Bronze green with a green interior
Perfect patina lights through grill Land Rover
1,596cc engine
Rare matching numbers Series I
Highly original and low ownership
Good history file with letters to the first owner Lt Col F H Pellew (Burma/Bovey Tracey) from The Rover Company
The file also includes a wonderful handwritten history of this Series I – first entry ‘Jan 50 Purchased’, followed by ‘Aug 50 Taken in to use’ and continues through to 2014 which notes ‘Mileage 66,409’ (speedo read 69,383 miles on inspection)
Supplied new by Bedford Garage, Exeter, this Series I has spent most of its years in and around Exeter
From a West Country family of Land Rover enthusiasts
With a valuation from Julian Schoolheifer who notes the rarity of its originality against a restored Land Rover Series I, on which we can all agree
Recent tyres
Started and ran well on inspection

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