Brightwells 28th November

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Post by IanC » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:21 am

link here to Brightwell's auction on 28th November . The chassis number according to TSAIF is SE5a, but the body/dash look SE5. Is this a crossover model? Looks nice though!
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Post by philhoward » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:32 am

I thought the SE5a came in at #452500, which makes this a very late SE5 (and it certainly looks like a '71 spec with the side strips)?


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Post by scimjim » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:53 am

Yep, late 5. There is an error in the first edition of TSAIF which shows the 5a as being introduced in 72 instead of 71.


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Post by IanC » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:26 pm

Thanks chaps for the clarification
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Post by Scimher » Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:35 am

Yes, a very late SE5......it does look lovely - very clean indeed. Will be interesting to see what price it yields...



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Post by *JP* » Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:03 pm

It looks very tidy indeed and a sale within the estimate,say £5k,seems feasible.

BUT I tend to think that if the car is as good as it looks then a private sale within this price range would not be difficult.

So why the auction?
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