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A7 SPARES TO CLEAR Gerald Chainey 01725 517591

AUSTIN 7 TAYLOR SEMI-SPORTS The chassis of this car was built at Austin's Longbridge factory in 1928 and then the body was made by Taylor and Co. Ltd, Coach builders, West Kensington, London. Approximately 180 were made between 1927 - 1931. Possibly only four known survivors. 2 UK, 1 USA and 1 in Switzerland. The car was first registered in April 1929.  It was first registered to a Mayor of a Sussex town and comes with its original registration number (PO 30). Only five previous owners since new. Information known about all owners. 
This car has undergone two restorations in the 1960s and early 2000s. Documentation of both restorations. New hood and spare tyre cover made in 2013.  2014 - Engine overhaul - honed block, new pistons and new clutch by local A7 specialist. Receipts available.
Detailed documentation of car and featured regularly in light car and Austin 7 publications. Huge collection of invoices, car restoration documentation, general Taylor Coach Builders information and other historical pictures (please see attached picture).  It is an exceptionally pretty and a rare Austin 7. Price: £18500.  Please contact Roger Lightfoot (m) 07783686900 or Email:


TO FIT 1933 BOX SALOON: Bonnet £100, Offside rear wing £40, Pair of doors £20
TO FIT RUBY: Chassis £30, 4 x 17” wheels £10 each, Boot lid £10, Grill £20, Fuel tank £30
WINDUP GRAMOPHONE £30.  Contact Richard Cressey on 01963 220526 or email


A7 CAR TRANSPORTER TRAILER not sure how much it is worth so by the time you read this look on eBay (starting price £50). The trailer will take a short wheelbase car -  Chummy, Ulster etc and a Ruby based special, but it may need the tailgate modified for a Ruby. For more info and a link to the item contact Douglas 07788 456678


“The Enthusiasts Guide to Vintage Specials” by John Bateman. David Whetton 01722 710599 E-mail: