The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction 2020 31st July & 1st August 2020 153 + buyer’s premium of 15% (including VAT at 20%) The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction - Saturday 1st August 2020 1959 Lotus Seven More Details Lot 527 Bid On Lot 527 Registration: KFO 452 Chassis Number: MK7787L560760 Engine Number: 10V189EH453325 Estimate: £36,000 - £42,000 Offered without reserve • One of approximately 243 Series 1 cars built and consequently now very rare • Purchased and built by period Lotus stores man Jay ‘JJ’ Hall on 20/11/1959 • Immediately entered a long competition career, with period film capturing some events • Relocated to Scandinavia in the mid 1960’s and bought by Per Roxlin in 1985 • Roxlin undertook a full restoration and upgraded it to ‘Series A’ spec with the desirable BMC ‘A’ Series 1098cc engine and 4-speed gearbox. The bodywork was restored by Williams & Pritchard, original Lotus coachbuilders • Repatriated in 1995 by Rod Leach and remained in a private collection for around 20 years • Fabulous period competition history (separate panel) and eligible and welcome in historic motorsport today • Still immense fun on the road, and nicely restored with great history, this is a charming example of the embryonic Lotus Seven The ‘SA-30 Collection’ - 30 exceptional vehicles chosen to celebrate 30 years of the Silverstone Classic and all excitingly offered at No Reserve. LOT 527