1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555

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Lot 12
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE
Registration no. HY 1801 Chassis no. LTB1FE51555

Sold for £ 34,875 (US$ 46,480) inc. premium
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE
Registration no. HY 1801
Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
Odometer Reading: TBA
MoT Expiry: Exempt

*Said to be running perfectly
*One of five built: three known to exist and this the sole example running
*HCVS London to Brighton class winner


Serving in Bristol from May 1931 for 35 years this Lioness was fitted with a Braidwood body, twin water deliveries each side and an Ajax extension ladder. It passed through several hands before going into preservation, being bought by David Berry, who carried out the restoration. In his tenure it appeared at 30 Royal Tournaments and won its class in the 1996/1997/1998 HCVS London to Brighton Run and was runner-up in the 1998 Concours d'Elegance. The bodywork and paint are reported to be excellent and it is said to be running perfectly.

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Footnotes

  • Vendor Score Total: 75/100

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    Key for sellers' assessments:
    1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
    2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
    3/5 GOOD. Drive away | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
    4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
    5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well

    EXTERIOR TOTAL: 17/25
    Body Work: 3
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 4
    Glass: 4
    Paint: 3
    Wheels/Tyres: 3

    INTERIOR TOTAL: 16/20
    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 4
    Headlining: 4
    Seats: 4
    Trim: 4

    ENGINE TOTAL: 15/20
    Mechanical components: 4
    Running: 4
    Starting: 4
    Under Bonnet: 3

    RUNNING GEAR TOTAL: 16/20
    Axles: 4
    Brakes: 4
    Gearbox/Clutch: 4
    Suspension: 4

    ELECTRICAL TOTAL: 8/10
    Ancillary components: 4
    Main components: 4

    Car History File: 3

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1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
1931 Leyland Lioness Six FE  Chassis no. LTB1FE51555
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