Pre-War Automobilia, Books and Parts for Sale by dealer Hans Compter

Hans Compter Rare Cars always is in search of the most unique, rare, valuable or historical important cars there are. The people behind this company are collectors and hobbyists themselves and are able to offer you their 45 year experience in the exciting hobby of classic cars. These hobbyists with a wealth of experience offer full restorations, especially difficult projects, historical research and advice, rare cars and car parts, worldwide insured shipping assistance and a private museum of more than hundred cars. The collection of Hans Compter Rare Cars is one of the broadest. The cars presented range from 1902 Albions, to a 1951 Lancia once owned by Eva Perón through a 1939 Praga. This last car is said to be ugliest car ever built. As long as a car in interesting, in one way or another, Hans Compter Rare Cars is interested. Hans Compter Rare Cars SH 1 - Kauri/Whangarei, New Zealand Postal: PO Box 4023 Kamo/New Zealand

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Packard 640, 645 etc  1920 for sale Packard Packard Radiator cap 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 250 Hans Compter

Packard 640, 645 etc 1920 for sale

Chromed radiator-cap with mascot-stand for a 6th or 7th series Packard (640, 645 etc). Does not fit on the Standard-Eights (633 etc). Inside diameter 8cms. This is an original piece and it is heavy.
Jaguar   1945 for sale Jaguar Jaguar Radiator mascot 1945-1955   NZ   EUR 135 Hans Compter

Jaguar 1945 for sale

Chromed radiator-mascot for the immediate postwar Jaguars. Original item, casting N° 7/10091/1WB. (Wilmot Breeden). Very good condition. Ready to mount on car.
Chrysler 65 or 70  1921 for sale Chrysler Chrysler Cowlight 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 165 Hans Compter

Chrysler 65 or 70 1921 for sale

Original cowlight for a Chrysler 65 or 70 complete with mounting brackets and wiring. Good glass, no dents but would benefit from re-chroming. Outer diameter 11cms. Int. ref: OS 50G
Chrysler Series 70  1920 for sale Chrysler Chrysler Badge for radiator 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 120 Hans Compter

Chrysler Series 70 1920 for sale

Badge for radiator of a Series 70 6 cylinder Chrysler. Period 1926-1928. Is in good condition but slightly bent. Should be easy to straighten. Price includes postage worldwide.
a variety of American cars   1921 for sale a variety of American cars AC Speedo, odometer, tripmeter 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 185 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars 1921 for sale

Combined speedometer, odometer and tripmeter as used in a number of 1920's American cars. Condition unknown but looks serviceable.
Chrysler 70 Series  1920 for sale Chrysler Chrysler Steering wheel spider 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 200 Hans Compter

Chrysler 70 Series 1920 for sale

Cast aluminium steering-wheel-spider which came off a 1926 Chrysler 70 Series. Overall span is 40+ cms. Good condition, only light corrosion on two of the rim-mounting-brackets. We also have the woo
Chrysler 65 Series  1921 for sale Chrysler Chrysler Pair headlamps 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 275 Hans Compter

Chrysler 65 Series 1921 for sale

Pair of chromed headlamps which came off a Chrysler 65 Series of ca. 1929. Outer diameter 25cms. Made by C.M. Hall Lamp C° / Detroit-USA. Buckets in very good condition, nearly dentfree. Sealed b
a variety of American cars   1920 for sale a variety of American cars C.M.HALL Detroit Headlamp lens 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 95 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars 1920 for sale

C.M. Hall - headlamp lens for a large American car. Overall diameter 25cm (9 7/8 x 9 15/32\"). Good condition.
a variety of American cars Tiltray  1920 for sale a variety of American cars Guide Headlamp glass 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 65 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars Tiltray 1920 for sale

Headlamp glass for a Guide - \"Tiltray\" 8 3/8 inch diameter - as used on 1926/27 Buick St. Six, 1927/28 Pontiac/Oakland and 1926 Studebaker. Looks like new-old-stock. Small manufacturing-fault on i
Oldsmobile 6 cyl. series  1930 for sales Oldsmobile Oldsmobile Dashboard 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 200 Hans Compter

Oldsmobile 6 cyl. series 1930 for sales

Dashboard-cluster for the 1936 Oldsmobile 6 cyl. series. Panel is rusted out but all four gauges (amperage, oil pressure, fuel and temperature) and speedo with odometer and tripmeter look o.k.
Austin 12/4 etc  1921 for sale Austin Austin Time clock 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 185 Hans Compter

Austin 12/4 etc 1921 for sale

Time clock made by Smiths/England as used in the Austins 12/4 etc. Chrome, face and housing in excellent condition but winding mechanism needs to be checked. Outer diameter 8 ½ cms.
Austin 12/4  1920 for sale Austin Austin Cowey Speedo 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 220 Hans Compter

Austin 12/4 1920 for sale

Vintage speedometer made by Cowey of Kew Gardens - Surrey/England - Model 25. As used in e.g. Austin 12/4's. Excellent condition, speed in miles and incorporating an odometer. Outer diameter 8cms.
Oldsmobile F36  1930 for sale Oldsmobile Oldsmobile   1930-1950   NZ   On Request Hans Compter

Oldsmobile F36 1930 for sale

Quarter window handle and hood-ornamental parts for the F36 Oldsmobile-6 cylinder car (1936). We wrecked a 4 door sedan and still have quite a number of other small parts in stock. Please ask.
Dodge   1935 for sale Dodge Dodge Lenses 1935-1945   NZ   EUR 120 Hans Compter

Dodge 1935 for sale

One pair of Lynx Eye stop- and tail-lamp lenses for 1939 Dodge-cars. New-old-stock. Still in original boxes. Price is for the set and includes postage worldwide.
Austin 12/4  1921 for sale Austin Austin Wheel 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 150 Hans Compter

Austin 12/4 1921 for sale

6 stud 21 inch wheel for the early 1920's Austin 12/4. Good condition.
Buick Standard-Six  1921 for sale Buick Buick Gearbox 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 500 Hans Compter

Buick Standard-Six 1921 for sale

Gearbox for a 1929/30 - Standard-Six Buick, turns, looks to be in serviceable condition.
Buick Standard Six  1920 for sale Buick Buick Bonnet (hood) 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 200 Hans Compter

Buick Standard Six 1920 for sale

Bonnet (hood) for a 1929/30 Standard Six Buick in good condition.
Buick Series 50  1921 for sale Buick Buick Steering box 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 180 Hans Compter

Buick Series 50 1921 for sale

Complete steering-box for a ca. 1929/30 Buick-Series 50 - 6 cyl. car. Quite good condition but may need new bearings.
Rover 14hp  1930 for sale Rover Rover Rearaxles 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 500 Hans Compter

Rover 14hp 1930 for sale

2 pcs rearaxles for prewar Rover 14hp's complete from drum to drum. Good condition, only minor play. Ratio: 9/47. Stamped N° 2585. Price is for one.
Rover 14hp  1930 for sale Rover Rover Brakedrums 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 150 Hans Compter

Rover 14hp 1930 for sale

4 pcs brakedrums and 1 pc backing plate. No cracks but would benefit from re-honing. Price is for one. Price backing plate is Euro 95.
Rover 14hp  1930 for sale Rover Rover Engine 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 1750 Hans Compter

Rover 14hp 1930 for sale

Rover type 14hp 6 cylinder engine / year 1937 with both manifolds and waterpump / fan is broken. Casting N° MC 1483. Cast 2-11-C. Engine turns freely.
a variety of British cars   1931 for sale a variety of British cars . Unidentified Windscreen winders 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 180 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars 1931 for sale

Two chain-operated front windscreen-winders as used in English saloons of the 1930's and 1940's. Both in good condition. Price is for one.
Rover 14hp  1930 for sale Rover Rover Engine 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 1950 Hans Compter

Rover 14hp 1930 for sale

Rover type 14hp 6 cylinder engine / year approx. 1937-1938. Complete engine with starter and generator, manifolds, fuel pump and fan (red). Only carburettor not on engine. Casting N° MC14163 cast
Morris 25hp  1930 for sale Morris Morris Spare wheel covers 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 200 Hans Compter

Morris 25hp 1930 for sale

Two spare wheel covers in good condition but need to be cleaned and little surface-rust removed. Price is for one.
a variety of Motorcycles A1  1920 for sale a variety of Motorcycles S.E.V. Magneto 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 175 Hans Compter

a variety of Motorcycles A1 1920 for sale

Magneto with sprocket for a single cylinder engine. Type A1. N° 226353 - made by S.E.V. - Paris. Most likely came off a motorcycle.
Ford Model A  1920 for sale Ford Ford Engine 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 1800 Hans Compter

Ford Model A 1920 for sale

Engine for a Model A Ford N° Ca 44500. Sold as shown on the photos. Good basis for an overhaul. Price includes packing in a plywood crate for shipping. Inexpensive freight in a consolidation can
Buick Series 50  1921 for sale Buick Buick Gearbox 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 950 Hans Compter

Buick Series 50 1921 for sale

Gearbox for a Series 50 Buick of 1930. The stamped number on this box reads 2521479. Very good condition, see photo of inside of this box.
a variety of American cars Model N° S6  1940 for sale a variety of American cars Unity Spotlight 1940-1950   NZ   EUR 185 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars Model N° S6 1940 for sale

Chromed spotlight made by the Unity Mfg. C° - Chicago/USA. Model N° S6. This light has a wooden handle and is in near mint condition. Outer diameter 17cms. Int. ref: OS 50H
A variety of cars Type 143  1930 for sales A variety of cars Lucas Headlights 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 240 Hans Compter

A variety of cars Type 143 1930 for sales

One pair of larger side-mounted chromed headlights, type 143, in quite good condition. Only one small dent on one light. Outer diameter 22cms. Sealed beams.
a variety of American cars   1915 for sale a variety of American cars . Unidentified Headlights 1915-1925   NZ   EUR 650 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars 1915 for sale

Pair of large nickeled American drum headlights, forks-mounted, maker unknown, as used on top of the range American cars of the post-WWI-period. Will polish up, glass is missing. They are 9 inches w
a variety of British cars   1930 for sale a variety of British cars Enots Steering-column switch 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 120 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars 1930 for sale

Three-way steering-column switch made by Enots/England in good condition. Could also be used as an indicator-switch. Price includes postage worldwide.
a variety of British cars   1930 for sale a variety of British cars McPhersons Oil pressure gauge 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 85 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars 1930 for sale

Oil pressure gauge made by McPhersons. Works up to 30 psi. In good working order. Suitable for old truck or stationary-engine. Diameter 68mm across face.
a variety of British cars   1920 for sale a variety of British cars Wilmot Breeden Motometer 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 120 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars 1920 for sale

Wilmot-Breeden calormeter complete with radiator-cap. Came off a Morris Commercial light truck. Bakelite cap needs repair but inner thread in good condition, inner diameter 5cms.
a variety of British cars   1940 for sale a variety of British cars Lucas Headlight 1940-1950   NZ   EUR 150 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars 1940 for sale

One Lucas King of the Road headlight. Good sound housing, chrome rim and glass but needs a polish up and fresh paint. Outer diameter 22cms. Width rim 3cms. Depth about 8cms. Comes with second rim
a variety of British cars   1940 for sale a variety of British cars Lucas Headlight 1940-1950   NZ   EUR 185 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars 1940 for sale

One Lucas King of the Road headlight in good condition, no dents, reflector needs a polish up and housing needs a repaint. Outer diameter across glass 8 3/4 cms. Width rim 4cms.
A variety of cars   1931 for sale A variety of cars . Unidentified Nameplate 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 150 Hans Compter

A variety of cars 1931 for sale

Brass oval nameplate (heavy). Exact origin unknown but believed to be off a prewar ship m/s or s/s Schat. Width 15cms. For the shipping-memorabilia collectors.
Chevrolet Standard  1930 for sale Chevrolet Chevrolet Gasoline and oil pressure gauge 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 95 Hans Compter

Chevrolet Standard 1930 for sale

Combined gasoline and oil-pressure-gauge for the 1935 Chevrolet-Standard. Made by AC. Dial-diameter 7cms. For centre of dashboard-panel. In serviceable condition. Crack in glass.
a variety of American cars   1930 for sale a variety of American cars Stewart Warner Rev-counter 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 150 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars 1930 for sale

Good condition prewar SW-revolution-counter. Reads up to 2500 r.p.m.. Outer diameter 9cms. Length body 6cms. Complete with mounting bracket.
Morris   1920 for sales Morris Morris Oil pressure gauge 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 65 Hans Compter

Morris 1920 for sales

Vintage oil-pressure gauge made by Eureka for Morris Motors. Dial needs cleaning up and glass is missing.
A variety of cars   1931 for sale A variety of cars Temperature gauge 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 150 Hans Compter

A variety of cars 1931 for sale

Temperature-gauge in what looks like new-old-stock unused mint condition. Made by Teltherm. Reads up to 110°C. Complete with lead and end-connection to engine.
A variety of cars   1931 for sale A variety of cars Oil pressure gauge 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 65 Hans Compter

A variety of cars 1931 for sale

Oil-pressure gauge made by the I.A.L.-company of unknown origin. Reads up to 200 p.s.i. Outer diameter 6cms. Works O.K.
a variety of American cars   1920 for sale a variety of American cars Amperage gauge 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 65 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars 1920 for sale

Amperage-gauge made by the Readrite Meter Works - Bluffton - Ohio. Reads up to 10 milli-amperes. In good condition. Outer diameter mounting-ring 7cms. One mounting-hole is open. Price includes po
A variety of cars   1931 for sale A variety of cars F.D. Instruments P / L Amperage gauge 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 75 Hans Compter

A variety of cars 1931 for sale

Amperage-gauge made by the F.D.-company. Reads up to 60 amperes. In good condition, complete with mounting-bracket and 4 screws. Looks unused. Outer diameter 6cms. Price includes postage worldwid
a variety of American cars   1926 for sale a variety of American cars AC Petrol gauge 1925-1940   NZ   EUR 50 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars 1926 for sale

Small petrol-gauge made by the A.C.-company. Reads \"Full\" and \"Empty\". Glass is scratched and needs replacing, otherwise good condition. Chrome-ring. Outer diameter 5cm. Price includes worldwid
a variety of British cars   1926 for sale a variety of British cars Amperage gauge 1925-1940   NZ   EUR 85 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars 1926 for sale

Amperage-gauge made by the Crypton C° - England. Reads up to 12 amperes (rectified A.C.). Good condition, complete with mounting-brackets. Outer diameter 6cms. Chromed ring. Price includes world
A variety of tractors   1945 for sale A variety of tractors International Harvester Oil gauge - tractor 1945-1955   NZ   EUR 75 Hans Compter

A variety of tractors 1945 for sale

International Harvester (IH). Oil temperature gauge for IHC-tractor. Good condition. One looks unused. Outer diameter 5 ½ cms. Postage worldwide included. Price is for one.
a variety of British cars   1931 for sale a variety of British cars Smiths Fuel gauge 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 75 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars 1931 for sale

Fuel gauge made by Smiths/UK. Reads up to 10 gallons and 45 litres. In good condition, chromed ring, complete with mounting-bracket. Outer diameter 5 ½ cms. Price includes worldwide postage.
Austin Seven  1920 for sale Austin Austin Inlet manifold 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 170 Hans Compter

Austin Seven 1920 for sale

Circa 1928 inlet manifold for Austin Seven. In good condition. Part N° 1A88.
A variety of cars   1930 for sales A variety of cars . Unidentified Oil pressure gauge 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 75 Hans Compter

A variety of cars 1930 for sales

Oil-pressure gauge in good condition. Unknown maker. Reads up to 80 p.s.i.. Diameter housing 5cms. Price includes worldwide postage.
A variety of cars   1940 for sale A variety of cars . Unidentified Temperature gauge 1940-1950   NZ   EUR 75 Hans Compter

A variety of cars 1940 for sale

Temperature gauge of unknown maker in good condition. Housing-diameter 5cms. Interesting dial-pictures showing two thermometers and a water-bowl. Price includes worldwide postage.
Austin Seven  1921 for sale Austin Austin Crankshaft 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 220 Hans Compter

Austin Seven 1921 for sale

Crankshaft for a circa 1928 Austin Seven. Marked 8969 and 1A4UA (part N°) and 92154. In good condition.
A variety of cars   1926 for sale A variety of cars Oil pressure gauge 1925-1940   NZ   EUR 85 Hans Compter

A variety of cars 1926 for sale

Oil-pressure gauge made by the Modern Engineering C° / USA. Reads up to 30 p.s.i.. Diameter housing 5cms.
a variety of British cars E (or F) 52 and 59  1920 for sale a variety of British cars Rotax Pair Sidelights 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 220 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars E (or F) 52 and 59 1920 for sale

Pair of large vintage sidelights made by Rotax/England. One light is complete with its blurred glass and only has a few small dents, the other light is incomplete and could be used as a spare or to b
Willys Whippet  1920 for sale Willys Willys Timing-sprocket 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 120 Hans Compter

Willys Whippet 1920 for sale

Timing-sprocket for a circa 1928 Willys Whippet in good condition. 42 teeth and 5 inch diameter.
a variety of British cars Model ES  1920 for sale a variety of British cars C.A.V. Sidelight 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 200 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars Model ES 1920 for sale

C.A.V. brass sidelight in near perfect condition. Model ES. Outer diameter ca. 12 cms. Length 11 cms. Int ref: OS 49H
Austin 12/4  1920 for sale Austin Austin Parts Book 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 110 Hans Compter

Austin 12/4 1920 for sale

Parts book for the Austin 12/4. 82 pages of which half is illustrated. Shows photos of all the parts in a 12/4 Austin. Fourth edition - publication N° 296 c. Photos show our original. What we se
a variety of British cars   1920 for sale a variety of British cars Cowlight 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 175 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars 1920 for sale

Rare vintage cowlight made by Christopher Collins / Birmingham under the trademark of CrisCol. Has some small dents and needs to be re-nickeled. Good convex glass. Outer diameter 12cms. Int
Morris   1920 for sale Morris Morris Coupling units 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 95 Hans Compter

Morris 1920 for sale

Two coupling-units for at end of driveshaft of Morris Cowleys. The longer one is for Bullnose, the shorter one for a Flatnose-Cowley. It also has a speedo-connection. Price is for one.
a variety of American cars   1930 for sales a variety of American cars Tiltray Headlights 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 1750 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars 1930 for sales

Pair of large chromed headlights as used on a number of American cars of the period. In excellent condition, ready to mount on your car. Outer diameter 275mm.
Singer 9  1930 for sale Singer Singer Rear guards 1930-1950   NZ   EUR 200 Hans Compter

Singer 9 1930 for sale

1 pair of rear guards in good condition for 1935 Singer 9. Price is for the pair.
A variety of cars SR  1945 for sale A variety of cars Lucas Magneto 1945-1955   NZ   EUR 150 Hans Compter

A variety of cars SR 1945 for sale

Lucas SR-magneto with impuls-ignition as used on tractors and stat. engines etc. Good condition.
Austin 12 or 16hp  1935 for sale Austin Austin Radiator-grille 1935-1945   NZ   EUR 275 Hans Compter

Austin 12 or 16hp 1935 for sale

Large radiator-grille for an Austin 12 or 16hp. Height 85cms. Width shell 50cms. In good condition.
Morris   1925 for sale Morris Eureka Oil pressure gauge 1925-1940   NZ   EUR 110 Hans Compter

Morris 1925 for sale

Eureka oil-pressure gauge for vintage Morris cars in good condition. Diameter 6cms. Complete with mounting bracket.
a variety of American cars   1925 for sale a variety of American cars . Unidentified Light switch 1925-1940   NZ   EUR 110 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars 1925 for sale

Light switch of unknown American car. Positions are On, Dim, Off and Park. Good condition.
a variety of American cars   1920 for sale a variety of American cars . Unidentified Oil pressure gauge 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 75 Hans Compter

a variety of American cars 1920 for sale

Oil pressure gauge of unknown car, most likely American. Reads up to 100 lbs. Complete with pipe connection. Outer diameter 5 ½ cms. Good working condition but housing needs light repair. Price
A variety of cars   1920 for sale A variety of cars Amperage gauge 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 55 Hans Compter

A variety of cars 1920 for sale

Amperage gauge made by Wilson Mfg. C° Sydney - Australia. Brand: \"Wilsonia\". Good working condition but glass broken. Can be replaced. Price includes postage. Outer diameter 5 ½ cms.
Rover 75  1940 for sale Rover Rover Grille emblem 1940-1950   NZ   EUR 65 Hans Compter

Rover 75 1940 for sale

Grille emblem for a Rover 75. Needs some work on the enamel. Price includes postage worldwide.
a variety of British cars AD4  1915 for sale a variety of British cars Thomson-Bennett Magneto 1915-1925   NZ   EUR 320 Hans Compter

a variety of British cars AD4 1915 for sale

Thomson Bennet type AD4 magneto for a 4 cylinder engine. Made in Birmingham/England. N° 25497. Good condition, only one dust-cap is missing. Clockwise rotation. Magneto gives a good spark. Meas
A variety of cars   1921 for sales A variety of cars Boyce Motometer 1920-1930   NZ   EUR 120 Hans Compter

A variety of cars 1921 for sales

Medium-sized Boyce motometer in working condition. Dial reads between 60° and 100° Celsius. Outer diameter 6 ½ cms. Probably came off a truck or tractor or larger car.

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Borgward Hansa-1500 1950-1960 NZ EUR 14500 Dealer

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Original condition left-hand-drive 1952 Borgward-Hansa 4 door sedan. Very good body, only some small dents. Original engine needs to be overhauled, non-runner. In regular use in New Zealand in 1980...