Lot 12

2020   |   Passion of a Lifetime

1924 Vauxhall 30-98 OE-Type Wensum

SOLD £1,247,000

Estimate

£800,000 - £1,200,000

Chassis

OE183

Engine

OE220

Car Highlights

The Archetypal British Sports Car of the Vintage Period

Ultimate 30-98 OE-Type Chassis with Famous “Kidney Box” Braking System

One of Approximately 12 Examples Supplied with Ultra-Sporting

Wensum Coachwork

Well-Documented Provenance Dating Back to the Original Owner of 30 Years

Formerly Owned by Famed English Collectors Jack Broadhead and Reg Parker

Technical Specs

4,224 CC OHV Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

Single Zenith Updraft Carburetor

112 HP at 3,400 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Solid Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers

Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that this lot is Swiss registered and has Swiss registration.the correct engine number is OE220.This 30-98,chassis OE183, was originally fitted with engine OE178, which was later replaced with OE148. Subsequently, OE148 was replaced with OE220.

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