1979 Austin Mini

Clubman 1275cc Margrave by Wood & Pickett

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1979
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Maroon
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Registration Number: YTF 531T Chassis Number: XH252-179981A
In 1947, Bill Wood and Les Pickett left their jobs at London’s top-notch coachbuilders Hooper & Co to start their own business. In the early days operating from Bill Wood’s living room. The company grew and Wood & Pickett relocated to Abbey Road, Park Royal, London, which was then home to most of London’s coach building industry. It wasn’t until the 1960s, however, that the company was established as Wood & Pickett Ltd and became well-known within the general motoring community as a result of their decision to specialise in meeting the increasing demand for highly-luxurious Minis that had sprung up in the wake of Radford’s 1963 Mini de Ville. Wood and Pickett developed their own uprated Mini model, known as the Margrave, featuring a distinctive leather & walnut fascia panel, leather or Dralon seati