1954 Sunbeam S8
Lot 266
1954 Sunbeam 489cc S8 Frame no. S8 7755 Engine no. S8 12759
Sold for £1,610 (US$ 2,754) inc. premium
Lot Details
1954 Sunbeam 489cc S8
Registration no. SJH 593
Frame no. S8 7755
Engine no. S8 12759
Last taxed for the road to January 1976, this Sunbeam S8 was in running order when it was purchased in 1979. We are advised that the engine has been rebuilt (new crankshaft, pistons, valve gear, etc) there being bills on file for parts supplied by marque specialists, Stewart Engineering dating from the early 1980s and totalling approximately £452.00. Not run since the engine rebuild's completion, this partly dismantled and incomplete machine is offered with the aforementioned bills, 1979 purchase receipt, expired MoT (August 1980), parts books, owner's manual and old-style green logbook. Parts missing include the fuel tank and exhaust system. Sold strictly as viewed.
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