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 2.9 - 6 3000 Mk. I Ivory White
 BT7 Red
 Left Hand Drive 
 HBT7L847 20 May 1959
 April 1959 United States
 1959 Bright Red
 Awaiting Rest. 
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2024-02-17 10:00:00 | pauls writes:

Car to be at auction 5/24 ...

Auction description:
British Classics Online
Lot 105
1959 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk I BT7
€40,000 - €60,000 EUR
Chassis No. HBT7L/847
Engine No. 29D/RU/H1096
Documents Dutch Kentekenbewijs

A desirable early left-hand-drive 3000 MkI BT7
Built for the North American market
A pleasant example of a versatile classic
The ideal basis for a recommissioning project

According to its British Motor Industry Heritage Trust (BMIHT) certificate, this 3000 Mk I was built during April 1959 before being despatched on 20 May 1959. An original left-hand-drive example built for the North American market, this car was apparently finished in Ivory over Red, and well-optioned. At some point in its life, this Healey appears to have been rebuilt as a BN7 two-seater. Importantly, it still retains its matching-numbers engine.

A fun classic for any enthusiast, this Healey will require recommissioning after a period of static display. Once it is ready for the road, it could be an ideal car for touring around Europe and beyond.

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