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£60,000

Asking price

1935 Singer Le Mans Fox & Nicholl Works Built Car For Sale

  • Right Hand Drive
  • Manual
  • Petrol
  • 1935
  • Blue
  • Dealer
  • South Africa

Description

1 of 3 Race Cars built by the Famous Fox & Nicholl Race Car Company who were also responsible for the construction of the 1935 Le Mans winning Lagonda LG45R which sold for R28M at the 2014 Bonham’s Goodwood Revival Auction. The cars were chassis numbers LM 11, LM 12 & LM 13. This is LM 11.

LM11-Fox & Nicholls’s Team Car 1935/ 1936 (Autocar 23rd January 1953 (after the war), reprinted on pages 93 and 94 in the Brooklands Books-Singer Sport Cars 1933 to 1954).
The car features a rare 2L 6 cylinder engine with three side draught carburettors.

A comprehensive study on LM11’s heritage and a file including old newspaper clippings accompanies the car. It is not clear on when and to whom the car was sold to in the U. K. by Fox and Nicholl.

The car arrived in South Africa in 1938 inside an SAAF aircraft. The owner was an aircraft rigger that was under contract to the SAAF to re-rig the SAAF Gloster Javelins bi-planes. (Owner’s name not known).

Was owned by Messrs Brite and Rice pre 1949.
Then by Mr T Maynier 1949/ 1950
Unknown owner/ s
Then Doug Ramsey from 1965-1983
Then Duncan Robertson 1983-1999
Then David Lyons 2005-2012
Then Wayne Plit 2012-present.

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Sports & GT Classics

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41 Listings since 2023

Vehicle location

By Appointment Only Linksfield, Johannesburg
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Advert Details

Advert type:
For Sale
Category:
Classic Cars
Country:
South Africa
Reference number:
C1696970
Listed on:
13/05/2024
Make:
Singer
Year:
1935
Colour:
Blue
Seller type:
Dealer

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