1925 Gwynne Eight Tourer  Chassis no. 001522

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Lot 332
1925 Gwynne Eight Tourer
Registration no. PE 4270 Chassis no. 001522

Sold for £ 5,625 (US$ 7,674) inc. premium
1925 Gwynne Eight Tourer
Registration no. PE 4270
Chassis no. 001522
Odometer reading: TBC
MoT expiry date: Exempt

*Rare British light car
*Purchased by Larry and Christine Hayek
*Long-term family ownership
*Average condition

Known as 'Nellie', this rare Gwynne Eight was purchased by Larry and Christine Hayek, the children of Friedrich von Hayek, the famous economist. The Gwynne was eventually sold on, and in their later years the Hayeks repurchased it as a project. The car has remained in the family since then and is rated by the vendor as in average condition in most respects.

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  • Vendor Score Total: 40/100

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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

    Body Work: 2
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 2
    Glass: 2
    Paint: 2
    Wheels/Tyres: 2

    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 2
    Headlining: 2
    Seats: 2
    Trim: 2

    ENGINE TOTAL: 8/20
    Mechanical components: 2
    Running: 2
    Starting: 2
    Under Bonnet: 2

    Axles: 2
    Brakes: 2
    Gearbox/Clutch: 2
    Suspension: 2

    Ancillary components: 2
    Main components: 2

    Car History File: 2/5

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1925 Gwynne Eight Tourer  Chassis no. 001522
1925 Gwynne Eight Tourer  Chassis no. 001522
1925 Gwynne Eight Tourer  Chassis no. 001522
1925 Gwynne Eight Tourer  Chassis no. 001522
1925 Gwynne Eight Tourer  Chassis no. 001522
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