The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction 2020 31st July & 1st August 2020

86 The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction - Friday 31st July 2020 The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction 2020 • Short-lived production run, the 1071 was built between April 1963 and the end of August 1964 • Manufactured on the 22/10/1963 and supplied new via Vincents of Reading • Purchased in November 1963 by Dessie McCartney, the well-known Irish rally driver • Driven with much success in many well-known events, including the 1967 Circuit of Ireland Rally • Dessie owned the car right up until 1999 before selling it to another Mini enthusiast, who owned it until 2019, spending the last four years restoring it with just 100 miles covered since • Original colours of Almond Green and Old English White roof, as per accompanying Heritage Certificate • Believed matching numbers and original shell, correct engine with just 33,093 miles (believed genuine) • Twin tanks and genuine Cooper S 4.5J wheels LOT 388 Registration: AIA 1275 Chassis Number: CA2S7476596 Engine Number: 20298 Estimate: £34,000 - £38,000 1963 Austin Mini Cooper 1071 S More Details Lot 388 Bid On Lot 388 The holy-grail of Mini Coopers; rare, great provenance and now fully restored.