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Lot No. 315 - 1974 Daimler Sovereign Series 2

Sold for: £11,550

A true gentleman's carriage, in fine fettle with a history to match...
Details Specification Condition Report
  • Supplied new by Coombs of Guilford in 1974, its first owners kept this car for 29 years
  • Distinctively finished in Greensand with dark brown leather and Olive Green carpets
  • Retaining its original Coombs number plates and the incredibly rare original Coombs key fob
  • Supplied with its original handbook, colour chart and Daimler passport detailing the service history
  • All invoices from 1976 to 2003 from the same garage are present with a whole host of parts bills
  • Joining the documentation is a PDI sheet and delivery note from the factory to the Surrey dealer
  • Dry stored between 2003 and 2009. Last bill in 2003 at 42,970 miles/ first MOT in 2009 @ 43,010 miles
  • Now indicating just under 48,000 miles and in commensurate condition
  • This is a delightful and substantially original example of Daimler's top of the range from 1974

You can now book a one to one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 22nd and 26th June. Please contact Gary Dunne on 07740 946 796 to secure your appointment. 

The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols.will be given when making your appointment.
 

Year of manufacture:
1974
Make:
Daimler
Chassis number:
2M2214BW
Engine capacity:
4.2
Body colour:
Greensand
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
VPA 721M
Model:
Sovereign Series 2
Engine number:
7L89028S
Odometer Reading:
47910

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

108 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Paint and chrome in good condition.

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Interior in lovely condition and is as original apart from a recently replaced headlining.

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Remarks

Starts and runs nicely. Drives very well.

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Remarks

Automatic gearbox has no issues and selects well. Both the power steering and gearbox operate nicely.

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

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Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

Everything works inside the car including the clock and the twin fuel tanks swap over as they did when the car was new.

Vehicle History

Remarks

The car comes with its original owners handbook, colour chart and detailed passport displaying the service stamps. There is a print off in the file showing the last 10 years of MOT history. Supplied with the car is a variety of spares, original AED kit, original radio and jack/toolkit.

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