1926 Armstrong-Siddeley 14hp Cotswold Tourer  Chassis no. AS20106 Engine no. 17657
Lot 432
1926 Armstrong-Siddeley 14hp Cotswold Tourer
Registration no. NT 7608 Chassis no. AS20106 Engine no. 17657
£7,000 - 10,000
US$ 9,500 - 14,000

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Lot Details
1926 Armstrong-Siddeley 14hp Cotswold Tourer  Chassis no. AS20106 Engine no. 17657 1926 Armstrong-Siddeley 14hp Cotswold Tourer  Chassis no. AS20106 Engine no. 17657
1926 Armstrong-Siddeley 14hp Cotswold Tourer
Registration no. NT 7608
Chassis no. AS20106
Engine no. 17657

Footnotes

  • Armstrong Siddeley was created in 1919 by the fusion of the mighty Armstrong Whitworth engineering combine and the Coventry based Siddeley-Deasy company. Introduced in 1923, the 14hp ‘Four-Fourteen’ was the firm’s first four-cylinder model, all previous Armstrong-Siddeleys having been sixes. The overhead-valve engine displaced 1,852cc and drove the wheels via a single dry-plate clutch, in-unit three-speed gearbox and spiral bevel axle. Mechanically the cars were conventional for the period, with quarter-elliptic springs all round at first (semi-elliptic later) and mechanical brakes, the latter being fitted to all four wheels from mid-1925. To differentiate the four from the more expensive sixes, the 14hp came with a flat-fronted radiator rather than Armstrong-Siddeley’s characteristic V-shaped item but nevertheless was considered worthy to carry the marque’s distinctive Sphinx badge. In common with other A-S chassis, the various models were name after well-known places in Britain, with prices ranging from £360 up to £485. Comparatively cheap for a quality motor car, the 14hp was a considerable success for Armstrong-Siddeley, in excess of 13,000 being sold up to 1929.
    This Armstrong-Siddeley 14hp Cotswold tourer comes with invoices and copious documentation relating to its restoration by Simon Blakeney-Edwards (Edwards Motorsport) in 2004 (inspection recommended). Little used since this work was completed, the car is presented in running order and described by the private vendor as in generally fair/good condition, albeit with a rather scruffy interior. Finished in green/black with brown/black leathercloth interior, the car is offered with sundry restoration invoices, old-style logbook, expired MoT (July 2007), Swansea V5 registration document and a selection of period pictures contained within the extensive file of history. Stoplights and a non-standard water pump are the only notified deviations from factory specification.

    £8,000 – 10,000
    No reserve

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