Totally stunning 1950 Standard Vanguard Phase 1 with just 3 owners and only 15000 miles.
Supplied new in 1950 to its first owner in Ipswich Suffolk who used it very lightly for a few years and covering just 12400 miles before it was laid up in dry storage for many years until it was purchased by its second owner in 1983, the second owner was also in Ipswich and after collecting the car he drove it into he’s garage and there it stayed due to illness until 2015 when the family decided to sell the Vanguard.
After being laid up the Vanguard was thoroughly recommissioned at great expense and due to lack of use the engine was running poorly and then it was decided that an engine rebuild would be beneficial, this included a head skim, new pistons and barrels and big end shells, reground valves.
The paintwork was faded and dull but the bodywork was totally rust free and solid so after several attempts to revive the existing paintwork a full respray was the only option.
The chromework is in excellent order and the interior is as good as it gets.
Due to being of the road for years when the second owner purchased the Vanguard it had disappeared of the radar with DVLA and with the Standard owners club. The Owner had to reapply for a log book and registration with DVLA and fortunately the original number plate was allocated which matches the original RF60 log book and is fully transferable if required.
The overall condition is now amazing, the paintwork has been finished to a very high standard and cosmetically the interior is beautiful.
The chassis is in really good original condition and very strong.
The engine runs very smooth and starts on the button first time every time.
Apart from a repaint this lovely Vanguard is in highly original condition.
This must be quite possibly the lowest mileage and best condition Phase 1 Vanguard in existence.
Absolutely any inspection welcome
The asking price includes free UK delivery
For more information please call Rob on 07717333555