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DB18 Saloon in Melbourne Australia

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Peter Grant
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DB18 Saloon in Melbourne Australia

Post by Peter Grant » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:09 am

Hi Everyone,

One of my colleagues here has sent me the link below to a very fine looking DB18 saloon coming up for auction at Shannons Melbourne Spring Auction Sale.

Given the current exchange rate :roll: :roll: :roll: this could be a wonderful buy for one of you.

https://www.shannons.com.au/auctions/20 ... Y1I198A6Z/

Peter Grant

Chris_R
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Re: DB18 Saloon in Melbourne Australia

Post by Chris_R » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:22 am

Picture added for the record.
1949-daimler-db18-saloon.jpg

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Re: DB18 Saloon in Melbourne Australia

Post by grahamemmett » Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:00 pm

Looks splendid. If only......
Graham Emmett
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Peter Grant
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Re: DB18 Saloon in Melbourne Australia

Post by Peter Grant » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:19 pm

It does look good doesn't it?

Once the auction site is more fully complete there should be lots more photographs of the car.

On the topic of the falling Australian Dollar, is there much interest in buying classic vehicles from here and importing into the UK or Europe? I know that we benefit from a drier climate and so hopefully less rust but the sun is so much fiercer and harsher on finishes. I used to think that the perfect match would be to buy a car here and then match it up with the interior of an identical car from England.

Just musing.

Peter Grant

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Re: DB18 Saloon in Melbourne Australia

Post by John Hitchins » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:16 pm

Peter, that's a beauty, can you keep us informed with pictures etc and sale etc. Would be great to see engine bay.

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