1927 Bean 18/50hp Tourer
Registration no. SV 6938
Chassis no. 52175
Engine no. 6762
- Bonhams are grateful to the cousin of the deceased for the extra information on this vehicle.
The history file for the Bean contains the original Owner's Handbook of the Bean 18/50 h.p. 6 Cylinder. Plus the original Bean Cars Manufacturer's marketing pamphlets as issued to the Australian agents in Sydney, in original envelopes for 1927.
Receipts and notes on file include V.M. Engineering Co. Pty. Ltd.of Walkerville South Australia - Gavin Sandford-Morgan's brief history of the car in Australia together with an Australian Certificate (FIVA) passport. Invoices from Australian and Hong Kong engineering firms for rebuilding gearbox etc in 2005. More invoices from Belcher Engineering, Bury St Edmunds dated 2003 for rebuilders Mr D Parrett, Station Works, Shepreth Cambridgeshire. Further invoices from Frenchay Garage, Bristol for work carried out in 2004.
The above, along with the original V5 will follow post-sale.