Auction News: 1919 Buick Model HX-45 Tourer

Wednesday 27 May 2015

A 1919 Buick Model HX-45 Tourer is the next car consigned amongst the many exciting lots in the H&H Classic Car Auction, which takes place on Saturday 11 July at 2pm.

The right-hand drive 1919 Buick Six (CY 4210) was first owned by Swansea textile importer John Hugh Evans. It was purchased later that year by Aberaeron-based timber merchant Mr D Floyd who installed it in his works where it was used to power a circular saw. 

The Buick's next owner, a Mr Bliss, had intended to restore the car but instead it was abandoned for around 22 years in a field, where it was discovered and purchased by its next custodian.

The car underwent major restoration between 1999 and 2004 which included a thorough engine overhaul, chassis, brake and suspension refurbishment, rewired electrics and the installation of a new body made to the original pattern plus re-upholstered interior.

A fine example of one of America's most capable large touring cars of the early vintage era, the Buick Six is offered with restoration invoices, current MOT/tax and Swansea V5 document.

Its other notable features include brass Rotax headlamps and matching sidelights, cast-aluminium number plates, double-duck hood in black, Houk wire wheels and a 6-volt electric fuel pump. 

Estimate £20,000–£24,000
Reg Number CY 4210
Chassis Number 527298
Engine Number 520321
CC 3500
Body Colour Maroon / Black
Trim Colour Maroon
MOT Expiry Date Exempt

The Chateau Impney Hill Climb auction takes place on Saturday 11 July at 2pm.  Entry is free for all Chateau Hill Climb ticket holders, and you can register to bid on the day or prior to the event. Auction catalogues will be available to purchase on the day. To find out more about H&H, or register your interest for the Hill Climb auction, please visit www.classic-auctions.com.

  • H&H Auction: 1919 Buick Model HX-45 Tourer, Chateau Impney Hill Climb, Droitwich
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