the usual fare for the Latham Sports Register,
but one of our associate members had something
rather different for sale; a Morgan 4/4. It has
now been sold.
car was completely dismantled some twenty years
ago pending a total restoration.
registered in 1958 as VFH 11, this is a rare two-seater
competition version (Model, #A399) and well worth
taking on as a major restoration project.
in dark wine-red (above right) with black
leather interior, the car has been dry-stored
and is in excellent (if disassembled!) overall
had been started, and approximately £3000
had already been spent on the chassis alone, including
radiator re-core, new birch ply floor boarding,
chassis shot blasting and painting, differential
bearings and seals and grease nipples. Engine
and gearbox included but believed non-original
(#105E 6015/T5/C5D T5). However,
there was no ash frame for the body, and no front
seats, although all these major components are
still available from the Morgan factory or through
specialist companies like Harpers. There was also
no original log book. In all other respects, however,
the car was understood to be complete with all
panels, glass, steel disc wheels, dashboard, instruments,
wiring loom, brakes, suspension, chrome work etc.
car was being sold being
sold to create space and fund Lagonda hill climb
to enthuse you, the image (left) is an
artistic interpretation of what the car might
look like once completed.
Morgan was located in north Oxfordshire.
on any of the three main images for larger views.