1973 Aston Martin V8

Series II Salloon

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1973
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Bonhams Auction of Aston Martina and Related Automobilia
Aston Martin Works Service,
Newport Pagnell
Bucks
22 May 2010
Automobilia at 10:30
Motor Cars at 14:30
1973 Aston Martin V8 Series 2 Saloon
Registration no. PPH 9L
Chassis no. V8/10731/RCA
Engine no. V/540/586
Estimate: £24,000 - 28,000
Footnote:
A well-documented car with substantial service history, 'PPH 9L' won its class at the AMOC Woburn Concours in 1999 (beating a DB4GT Zagato). A manual transmission model, the car has covered only 24,500-or-so miles from new and since acquisition by the current vendor at Bonhams' Works Service sale in May 2008 (Lot 302) has benefited from considerable attention from marque specialists, R S Williams Ltd.
'PPH 9L' was originally supplied by HWM Motors in Walton-on-Thames to a Mr Herbert Barsham. Mr Barsham specified several 'extras' such as the green bodywork colour, door mirrors, Lucas spotlights and an 8-track stereo, all of which are retained. Due to ill health, Mr Barsham had to 'swap' t