SA 1885

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Current owner: John Crighton, Qld.

Information: Construction was competed 21st June 1937 as a 4-door saloon intended as one of 23 exported to Australia, arriving on the 29th October 1037.  Sold in Sydney by P&R Williams, believed the original colour was blue.  The sales blurb read “Out of the hard learned lessons of racing emerges this car – embodying the experience and knowledge gained on the track and road, with Luxury, Elegance and Refinement.”

History:

Early history unknown, first appeared on the register owned by Ed Ison, NSW., in run-down condition. Don Cairns owned it for a short time after E.I., it was then bought by H.H. in 2005.  Harry rebuilt the car in the style of a Charlesworth Tourer with a body constructed by Robinson Brothers Carrozzeria, Bungendore, NSW.

The car was prepared to participate in long distance rallies such as the Peking to Paris.

  • Listing ID: 1648
  • SVW: SA
  • Chassis Number: 1885
  • Year of Production: 1937
  • Previous Owners: Ed Ison, Don Cairns?-2005
    Harry Hickling 2005-2022
  • Current Owner: John Crighton
  • Original Engine Number: 2147
  • Current Engine Number: 2147
  • Date Acquired: 2005