An Aston Martin DB engine block, mounted as an illuminating coffee table,  Produced by Staff at the Aston Martin Works Service, May 2013, and offered on behalf of the Willen Hospice (Registered Charity Number 270194)
Lot 143
An Aston Martin DB engine block, mounted as an illuminating coffee table, Produced by Staff at the Aston Martin Works Service, May 2013, and offered on behalf of the Willen Hospice (Registered Charity Number 270194)
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,796) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Aston Martin DB engine block, mounted as an illuminating coffee table, Produced by Staff at the Aston Martin Works Service, May 2013, and offered on behalf of the Willen Hospice (Registered Charity Number 270194)
the 1960s engine block, unsuitable for mechanical use due to defect, solar blasted and with lacquered finish, mounted as a coffee table with chrome adjustable legs fitted to a custom-built frame, with glass table-top donated by Clearglaze of Bedford and engraved by Supreme Screens of Sandy with the Aston Martin winged emblem, supported by aluminium trimmed and engraved supports, the block fitted with deep blue fluorescent light and with Aston Martin enamel badges, measuring 116cm long, 61.5cm wide, 52cm high overall.
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