1970 Morris Traveller

Highlights

  • Comprehensive record of work since 1987, alongside MOT certificates from 1978
  • Beneficiary of significant bodywork restoration in 1989 by Foreman of Chichester
  • Engine professionally reconditioned in 1998
  • Striking 'Snowberry White' repaint in 2016 by Bodytech Restoration, Salisbury
  • Commendable story as a florist’s delivery vehicle, adding character and charm

The Appeal 


The Morris Minor Traveller stands as a testament to Britain’s post-war era, an icon of classic car heritage that carves a special place in the hearts of enthusiasts. Born from the genius of Sir Alec Issigonis, the Traveller model is renowned for its emblematic wooden frame and voluminous load space, which imbues it with quintessential charm.

This 1970 specimen offers the opportunity to relive the nostalgia. Its paintwork, a captivating 'Snowberry White', exudes charisma, while historical details add an extra layer of allure.





The History and Paperwork

  • The mileage reading of 131,172 is noted; however, accuracy is not guaranteed.
  • The vehicle enjoys MOT exemption
  • Records dating back to 1970 detail the vehicle's service history
  • Continual servicing has kept 'Paddington', as this Traveller is affectionately known, in prime mechanical condition
  • Acclaimed restoration efforts have occurred over time, including a complete bodywork rejuvenation in 1989
  • Previously registered overseas hence 'S' registration 

The Interior

  • The interior remains original and shows signs of light wear, consistent with a vehicle of this vintage
  • All trim is present, enhancing the Traveller's overall aesthetic appeal




The Exterior

  • Boasting extraordinary woodwork restoration in 1989 by Foreman of Chichester, this Traveller’s exterior is charmingly impressive
  • Its paintwork was beautifully refreshed in 2016 by Bodytech Restoration, Salisbury, leading to its remarkable 'Snowberry White' appeal




The Mechanics

  • The Traveller received a comprehensive engine reconditioning in 1998, ensuring its mechanical integrity
  • Recently replaced pinion and brush speedo drive in the gearbox increases reliability
  • Regular servicing ensures smooth functioning
  • Comes with servo brakes 




Summary 


Steeped in rich history, this Morris Minor Traveller stands as an icon of British motoring heritage. It's an expression of distilled charm and British idiosyncrasy. This vehicle has been lovingly maintained and restored over the years. 

Updated engine parts, past bodywork renovation, and a recent service underscore its readiness for many more miles. Whether you're a classic car collector or simply an admirer of captivating vehicular history, this is a chance to acquire a timeless piece that will continue to turn heads and evoke admiration for years to come. Join the story of 'Paddington', a real classic that blends style, charm, and practicality - an opportunity not to be missed.
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Auction Details
  • Year 1970
  • Make Morris
  • Model Traveller
  • Colour White
  • Mileage 31,180 Miles
  • Engine size 1098
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Farnham
  • County Surrey
  • Country United Kingdom
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Bidding history
3 Bids
  • jackatt•••• £2,500 18/07/24
  • Cameron•••• £2,000 18/07/24
  • minimee•••• £1,000 18/07/24

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