[Healeys] Tri-Carb sells for $74,000 on Bring A Trailer
cnaarndt at gmail.com
Tue May 21 15:27:03 MDT 2019
Personally, I still feel it's a $100K car, but the market decides. Buyer
got a deal as you cannot buy one and restore it to that level for $74K.
Just my .02 cents.
On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 12:52 PM HealeyRick <healeyrik at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think it's about right, although I feel like it should be right. I
> agree with Jean, that Healey prices seem to be softening and the BJ8s are,
> outside of the Ms and Ss, still leading the pack. Compare this one at
> Sotheby's already bid to $75k with two days left for an older
> https://www.sothebys.com/buy/c28f2f2c-d1d4-43c1-951a-a7b8f6801c45 I
> wonder if the BN7 would've fetched a higher price if it had already been
> judged Concours Gold, which it looks like it may have easily reached?
> Rick Neville
> On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 1:00 PM Jean Caron <
> vintage_roadster_restoration at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I believe that since the car sold, its reserve was met, so both the buyer
>> and the seller would be satisfied with the results.
>> This is a model that about 5 years ago would have sold for very close to
>> $100,000.00 US for a car in this condition. I believe that the market has
>> softened overall, in the last few years, for Austin-Healeys as a whole,
>> that combined with a reluctance by American buyers to purchase cars from
>> Canada, due to various reasons, shipping across borders, the paperwork
>> involved etc. May have kept this car from achieving a higher sale price.
>> While there were only 355 of these cars made, I also think their rarity
>> is overblown in my opinion, they are basically the same as any 2 seater
>> Austin-Healey with a 6 cylinder engine, with one extra carburettor.
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>> *Sent:* Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:46:02 AM
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>> *Subject:* [Healeys] Tri-Carb sells for $74,000 on Bring A Trailer
>> Here's the reference to the final sale of the two-seat tri-carb...
>> What does the group think --- Fair price in today's market, overvalued or
>> What would you have expected to pay for a similar car?
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