[Healeys] Fwd: Grace, and the barn find 100 at PB
bspidell at comcast.net
Wed Oct 19 05:59:12 MDT 2016
"Why should they?"
Appears to (nearly) double the 'value' of a 100.
On 10/19/2016 1:37 AM, John Harper wrote:
> Early offerings by the Donald Healey Company for a Le Mans upgrade did
> not include the louvred bonnet and strap. Why should they? the two
> cars raced at Le Mans did not have them and owners were asking for
> their cars to be the same.
> However to reduce the under bonnet heat Roger Menedue told he that
> they just unlatched the rear of the bonnet and fitted a lump of wood.
> If you look at the photos you will see that on the race cars the
> bonnet is slightly open at the rear.
> Best regards
> On 19 October 2016 at 03:28, Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net
> <mailto:bspidell at comcast.net>> wrote:
> Needs a louvred bonnet with a leather strap!
> On 10/18/2016 6:54 AM, HealeyRick wrote:
>> Gullwing might want to check their price against this restored
>> BN2 that didn't meet reserve on BaT at $46,750:
>> Seller hinted reserve was about $60k.
>> Rick Neville
>> On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 1:57 PM, David Nock BCS
>> <healeydoc at sbcglobal.net <mailto:healeydoc at sbcglobal.net>> wrote:
>> So at $49,500.00 what does that do to the values of for
>> example the BN1 driver that we are restoring right now. It is
>> a pre production 100 M BN1 that was modified at Warwick
>> prior to the BN2 coming out.
>> David Nock
>> British Car Specialists
>> 209-948-8767 <tel:209-948-8767>
>> *From:* Jean Caron
>> <mailto:vintage_roadster_restoration at hotmail.com>
>> *Sent:* Monday, October 17, 2016 5:40 AM
>> *To:* Bob Haskell <mailto:rchaskell at earthlink.net> ; Healey
>> List <mailto:healeys at autox.team.net>
>> *Subject:* Re: [Healeys] Grace, and the barn find 100 at PB
>> I simply cannot see this car being worth more than half what
>> they got for it at the auction. It does not make sense, I
>> don't care whether they found it in a barn, an alleyway or in
>> the back of a garage somewhere. It's just an old neglected car.
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