Wolseley 8hp Twin Rear entrance tonneau 1904 for sale

1904 Wolseley twin cylinder - 8hp VCC dated.Car No. 930Engine No. 930Dating certificate No: 50Registration: BF6247Period colours; Acidic Yellow with black mudguards, brass trimmed deep buttoned black leather upholstery & tonneau. Four Lucas king of the road brass side lights and a fine pair of acetylene head lamps.One of only two known surviving 8hp models world-wide.A very capable, early dated, four/five seater that has good strong performance and excellent hill-climbing ability with five passengers. Easy to start and drive with four forward gears and reverse. Will cruise at 25-30mph.A pre-war dating applicant, the certificate only being issued in 1947 due to the outbreak of war, this November 1904 car has completed numerous London - Brighton runs as evidenced by the London - Brighton programmes in which it is noted.Engine: twin horizontal water-cooled cylinders with coil ignition : Transmission: cone clutch, 4-speed & reverse sliding gearbox with right-hand quadrant change, final drive by twin side chains to rear wheels; Chassis: Vickers section steel; Suspension: front, semi-elliptic leaf springs, rear, semi-elliptic; Wooden artillery wheels with Dunlop Cord beaded-edge tyres. Brakes: rear wheel internal expanding brakes and hand brake to outer drum. Right-hand drive. Hand or foot throttle.Regent street concours entrant on several occasions.Successfully completed the last 6 London-Brighton runs in current ownership.Featured in a profile publications book that accompanies the car.In 1904 this 8hp model was awarded a silver medal in the 1,000 miles reliability trials. It being noted as; 'Splendid Hill Climber' and the ability to 'Run at 30 MPH with a full load'.The original 1904 issued registration could be made available with the car.A gallery of large high resolution pictures may be viewed at http://www.vandp.net by clicking the \"More Pictures\" button.Be sure to view image in \"Original\" format if you wish for a close up view. Menu is to right of picture.Office 01442 236711Richard Biddulph 07967 260673Adi: 07960 781930We accept Credit/Debit Cards.Part Exchange welcome.Weekend & evening viewings OK.Viewings by appointment :Prestige House.9 Globe Industrial Estate,Grays, Essex, RM17 6ST


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Details for Wolseley 8hp Twin Rear entrance tonneau 1904 for sale

Make: Wolseley
Type: 8hp Twin
Coach: Rear entrance tonneau
Year: 1904
Price: GBP 188000
Advert ID: 172788

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