Monday, 30 May 2016

Original 3rd Doctor items on eBay -
May 2016

If you have ever wanted to zoom around country lanes in your very on Bessie - now’s your chance!


Though this is not THE Bessie used by Jon Pertwee (and briefly by Tom Baker and Sylvester McCoy) it is one of only a couple of dozen still known to be in existence.

BESSIE - Ford Siva Edwardian Tourer
FORD SIVA EDWARDIAN 4 SEATER TOURER
STARTED LIFE IN 1952 AS A FORD ANGLIA E494A
REBODIED IN EARLY 1970'S WITH SIVA PRODUCED BODY - 100 WERE MADE , BUT ONLY 18 BELIEVED TO BE IN EXISTANCE
DUE TO E494A CHASSIS = NO HYDRAULICS ON BRAKING OR CLUTCH TO WORRY ABOUT - ALL CABLE / RODS
STARTS ON THE BUTTON - AND DRIVES SUPERB
REMOVABLE SOFT TOP
SEMAPHORE TRAFFICATORS- ALL ELECTRICS CONVERTED TO 12 VOLT
ONLY 3 KEEPERS SINCE NEW

TAXATION CLASS - HISTORIC
NO TAX OR MOT REQUIRED

FULLY COM INSURANCE AROUND £60 A YEAR
OVER 60 YEARS OLD - SMALL BLEMISHES ON PAINTWORK - BUT COMES WITH AEROSOL TOUCH UP PAINT
WOULD BENEFIT FROM WOODWORK RE-VARNISHING

ONLY SELLING DUE TO CHANGE IN WORK CONTRACT - NO LONGER GET ENOUGH WEEKENDS OFF TO ENJOY

UPDATE
I see the car sold at the last second with a single bid. I happen to know the buyer of this item - and I can say it couldn’t have gone to a better chap!