• Year of manufacture 
    1959
  • Mileage 
    49 400 mi / 79 502 km
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Reference number 
    1176
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Blue
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    White

Description

Selling NOW, exclusively at Auction, through Bring-a-Trailer: https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1959-aston-martin-db-mkiii-sports-saloon

An Exceedingly Rare and Exciting Discovery...

1959 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mark III Saloon

Chassis No. AM300/3/1726

Engine No. DB/D/1428 (matching numbers)

Gearbox No. DBCW/S/369 (matching numbers)

Rear Axle No. F58/605 (matching numbers)

Final Model Year Mk III, Fitted with Exceedingly Rare DBD Special Series Engine

• 1 of only 31 Sport Salloons

• Factory LHD

The original James Bond Aston Martin model, appearing in Ian Fleming's novel 'Goldfinger'

Rare Factory Left Hand Drive Example, In Correct Desert White over Black leather, as Delivered

2-Family Ownership from New

• Documented Provenance

• Sold New to Pasadena, California

• Longtime Tennessee Resident, from over 50 Years of Single-Family Ownership

• Large Dossier of History, Correspondence, Service Records & Service Spreadsheet

• Owner Ledger

An exciting Garage/Barn Find - Presented as Discovered

• Sold on its 1983 Tennessee Title

• A Time Capsule Highly Original in Complete Preserved / Unrestored Condition

• Retains original upholstery, etched glass, trim and equipment

• Older exterior repaint in original color

• Engine bay and undercarriage remain exceptionally original and solid

• Among the most remarkably preserved DB Aston Martins we have ever seen!

• ALL Matching Numbers Example

• Documented by British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate

• Copy of Original factory Build Cards

• Complete with Original Instruction Book, Workshop Manual, Keys, Tools, Emergency Equipment, Period Tennessee License Plates & Vintage Accessories

An Extraordinarily Solid, Complete, & Ideally Optioned DB MkIII for a Straightforward Restoration or Thoughtful Conservation

Factory Fitted Equipment

DB/D Engine with Twin Exhaust, Firestone Super Sport tires, Chrome Wheels, Instruction Book, Tickford Body, Three SU Type HV6 Carburetors, Front Disc brakes, Rear Alfin brake drums, Armstrong shock absorbers, Smiths miles-per-hour speedometer. Rear Axle Ratio 3.77 : 1

Ownership History

L.H. Garlinghouse (1960)

R.E. Garlinghouse (1964)

L.A. Patton (January 1970)

R. S. Patton (early 1970s)

K.A. Patton (December 1983)

Note: Engine turns freely by hand.

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