SE4 Coupe & SE6B @ Brightwells Auction

Links to Scimitar-related ebay items and other sales sites

Moderators: scimjim, Roger Pennington, philhoward, Lukeyboy46, erikscimitardemon, Terry Rickard

Post Reply

User avatar
scimjim
RSSOC Member
Posts: 40504
Joined: Sun Oct 01, 2006 10:08 pm
Location: Gloucester

SE4 Coupe & SE6B @ Brightwells Auction

Post by scimjim » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:01 pm

An early 6b (#17) in the middle of the first batch of 35 built in Nov/Dec 1979


Jim King

SECURE DRY STORAGE FOR YOUR SCIMITAR

Current: SE5 (8Ball), 1400 1600 1800 Zetec ST170 powered SS1 (G97), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre, TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR).
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), 1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
CURE THE FAULT - NOT THE SYMPTOMS

User avatar
Oaksey
RSSOC Member
Posts: 5826
Joined: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:45 pm
Location: Cheshire
Contact:

SE4 Coupe & SE6B @ Brightwells Auction

Post by Oaksey » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:31 pm

Interesting estimate on the straight six - it sold for similar before the engine was done. And I seem to remember the photos on the previous sale made the restoration quality look questionable


Josh Oakes
2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 SSSC Champion
1974 Yellow Se5a Overdrive
1971 Blue Jaguar XJ6
1966 Blue Coupe Straight Six
1973 Beige Se5a Overdrive
1969 Se5
1972 Se5a
2005 Honda S2000
2016 BMW 330d
Previous- Coupe S6, BMW 330d xDrive,
SS1 Ti, E90 SS1 Ti, SE6a x3, SE5 Auto, SS1 CVH, Mk2 Sabre, Rebel Estate

User avatar
chrisgallacher
RSSOC Member
Posts: 826
Joined: Tue Oct 07, 2008 6:01 pm
Location: Four Marks, Hants

SE4 Coupe & SE6B @ Brightwells Auction

Post by chrisgallacher » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:51 pm

Oaksey wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:31 pm
Interesting estimate on the straight six - it sold for similar before the engine was done. And I seem to remember the photos on the previous sale made the restoration quality look questionable
Does it actually have an engine fitted? Looks awfully high at the front.


Chris Gallacher
RSSOC Rally Secretary
rally.secretary@rssoc.co.uk

User avatar
Oaksey
RSSOC Member
Posts: 5826
Joined: Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:45 pm
Location: Cheshire
Contact:

SE4 Coupe & SE6B @ Brightwells Auction

Post by Oaksey » Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:46 pm

Definitely not in the photos - I'm 99% they're the same ones that were used last time it was auctioned.


Josh Oakes
2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 SSSC Champion
1974 Yellow Se5a Overdrive
1971 Blue Jaguar XJ6
1966 Blue Coupe Straight Six
1973 Beige Se5a Overdrive
1969 Se5
1972 Se5a
2005 Honda S2000
2016 BMW 330d
Previous- Coupe S6, BMW 330d xDrive,
SS1 Ti, E90 SS1 Ti, SE6a x3, SE5 Auto, SS1 CVH, Mk2 Sabre, Rebel Estate

Dave 6726
RSSOC Member
Posts: 497
Joined: Wed Dec 27, 2006 3:07 pm
Location: Northumberland

Faulty sight?

Post by Dave 6726 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:57 pm

Nice looking GT Ref.C1173467 on Car & Classic ad.
But am I seeing it right: no wipers? :shock:



User avatar
scimjim
RSSOC Member
Posts: 40504
Joined: Sun Oct 01, 2006 10:08 pm
Location: Gloucester

Faulty sight?

Post by scimjim » Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:21 pm

Here.

Recent respray - I don’t think it’s been finished?


Jim King

SECURE DRY STORAGE FOR YOUR SCIMITAR

Current: SE5 (8Ball), 1400 1600 1800 Zetec ST170 powered SS1 (G97), 2.5TD SE5a (diesel 5a), 6 x random other SS1s.
Previous: SE5, 3 x SE5a, 2 x SE6a, 3 x SE6b, GTC, 2.9i GTC, 3 x 1600 SS1, 1300 SS1, Mk1 Ti Sabre, Mk1.5 CVH Sabre, TI SS1 (snotty), 1600 SS1 (C686CCR).
Chief mechanic for: 1400 K series SS1 (Megan3), 1400 CVH EFi SS1 (Grawpy), 1300 SS1 (Number One) & Sarah's coupe.
CURE THE FAULT - NOT THE SYMPTOMS

User avatar
Roger Pennington
RSSOC Member
Posts: 20319
Joined: Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:43 pm

SE4 Coupe & SE6B @ Brightwells Auction

Post by Roger Pennington » Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:09 pm

(mod edit - for clarity, I've merged the two threads on this car).


....Roger

RSSOC member (since 1982)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Image

"Condition can be bought at any time; Originality, once lost, is gone forever" - Doug Nye

User avatar
DARK STAR
RSSOC Member
Posts: 6732
Joined: Tue Aug 04, 2009 8:56 pm
Location: Antibes, France
Contact:

SE4 Coupe & SE6B @ Brightwells Auction

Post by DARK STAR » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:38 pm

Clear as mud.
The car was in Brghtwells Auction in april, apparently it didn't sell.
They are not the same photos, and they seem to have installed an engine, but you'd think they might finish the interior and put wipers on it.
It looks very good at the price estimate.


Chris Johnson
RSSOC 1979> Rhubarb SE6a V8 1979-1997 Dark Star Coupé 1989> Scimitar France 2010> Vert Soleil GTC 2014-2018
Scimitar France Website site Scimitar EUROPEEN
On the road I don't drive fast, but I don't slow down for corners
In competition I drive very fast, but not always on the track ...

Scimher
Posts: 3882
Joined: Tue May 31, 2011 11:22 am
Location: Cheddleton, Staffs.

SE4 Coupe & SE6B @ Brightwells Auction

Post by Scimher » Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:05 am

The SE6B is in the upcoming Brightwells Auction........No Reserve!



Post Reply

Return to “Ebay and other Sales Links”