1949 H.R.G. 1500

4-Seat Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1949
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green/Primer
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

The inaugural auction takes place in Sydney on December 5th, 2009.
Doors open 5.30pm
Auction Commences 6.30pm
Please note:
Telephone and Absentee Bidder registration closes
12pm Saturday 5th December.
For further enquiries please contact:
Robert Glover on [email protected]
Damien Duigan on [email protected]
ALL ESTIMATES ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS
1949 HRG 1500cc 4-Seat Roadster
Green/Primer
Four-Seat Roadster
4 Speed Manual
1496cc four-cylinder
Engine No. C1163S
Chassis No. W185
Estimate $40,000-$50,000
Founded by Edward Halford, Guy Robins and Henry Ronald Godfrey, whose surname initals together made up the name, HRG was founded in 1936 and the earliest cars utilised 1.5 litre Meadows 4ED engines. Based in Tolworth, Surrey, the HRG carved out a solid niche building high quality sports cars in a similar vein to Frazer Nash and enjoyed some good success on the race track, the works car finishing tenth at Le Mans in 1938 with the Hon. Peter Clark and Marcus Chambers sharing the