Bonhams Auction - Aston Martin and related Automobilia
Aston Martin Lagonda Works Service
17 May 2008
Aston Martin motor cars 15:30
This ‘barn find’ is an example of the Series IV version of the legendary DB4, which was manufactured between September 1961 and October 1962. Chassis number ‘831/R’ was delivered new to Bradbury’s Garage in Birmingham and first registered ‘BOB 333’, the manufacturer’s guarantee being issued on 1st May 1962 as recorded on the accompanying copy build sheet. The only additional owners listed are H R Howard & Sons Ltd, of Ashton-under-Lyme (not dated) and Riley Birtwistle, of Calder Bridge, Cumbria from February 1974. The car’s colour scheme is recorded as Snow Shadow Grey with red Connolly leather interior.
‘JTE 550B’ was acquired circa 1975 by the current owner, who at the time was attending an AMOC prize-giving in the Midlands wher