14th May 2022 10:30 GMT/BST

Motor Cars, Motorcycles & Automobilia

Lot 209


1948 Wolseley Eight
Registration number: 387 GDA
Date of first registration: 11/08/1948
VIN number: 30814884
Engine number: 5392
MOT expires: N/A
V5C present listing 9 former keepers
Current mileage shown: 16,459 miles
918 cc

Previous MOTs for: 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2002

One of around 32 examples remaining in England from a production of approximately 2000 vehicles, and the only example as a Police car. The brakes have been rebuilt with new cylinders ,shoes and pipes, master cylinder rebuilt, all spring bushes renewed, all chromework except radiator grille has been re-chromed. New wiring loom and brushes to generator, new battery, the fuel pump has been replaced with a new one and the water pump has been rebuilt. The interior has been retrimmed, except for the seats and door cards as they are in good condition. Tyres are new . Engine runs with oil pressure good, and changes gear OK. There are approximately 32 of these cars left according to the Wolseley Owners Club. This figure is also born out by Classic Car Magazine, the DVLA have registered it as an historic vehicle on V5 so it can be put on road immediately.

Sold for £6,120
Estimated at £4,000 - £6,000


Auction: Motor Cars, Motorcycles & Automobilia, 14th May 2022

The Motor Cars, Motorbikes and Automobilia Sales incorporate a wide range of classic motor vehicles with cars from the early days of motoring at the beginning of the 20th century through to luxury Bentleys and Jaguars, modern classic supercars of the 70s, 80s and 90s, and iconic vehicles from British motoring history including MGs and Land Rovers. Motorbikes from the late 19th century to modern super bikes are also included in the sales too, alongside highly collectable motoring memorabilia, car mascots, cherished number plates, vintage signs and more.


Thursday 12 May - Friday 13 May 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am. Viewing is open to the public, there is no need to make an appointment.

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