Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1931
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Dark Red/Black
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £15,000 - £18,000
Registration Number: WM 6897
Chassis Number: 81660
The Crossley Brothers, originally manufacturers of textile machinery and rubber processing plant, started car production in 1903. Production of cars was initially on a small scale, but after 1909 (when a new range was introduced) it rapidly built up. Crossleys were always regarded as well-engineered, robust machines, and were taken up by the British War Office and from 1913 they were ordered for the new Royal Flying Corps (RFC). The outbreak of the First World War resulted in a rapid expansion of the RFC, and by 1918 they had over 6,000 Crossleys with staff car, tender (light truck), and ambulance bodies.
The Crossley Silver, which superseded the 15.7, was manufactured between 1930 and 1934. Main changes from the 15.7 were an amended chassis (common with the Golden), a centre change gear box and s