Year: 1955
Make: Aston Martin
Model: DB2/4 Mk1
Mileage: 56,234
Stock #: 4765CC
VIN #: LML822
Trans: 4 Speed
Color: Silver
Interior: Leather
Vehicle Type: Classic Car
State: CO
Drive Train: RWD

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609 South Taylor Ave Unit A

Louisville CO 80027

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1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk1 Vehicle Description
Extremely interesting history surrounding this classic race car! Ran Monte Carlo twice, owned by a prince from India, a Count, and the thieving mastermind of "The Great Train Robbery" in Brittan (this vehicle is written about in his memoirs, his signature clearly legible on the official ownership history booklet). Fantastic historical research done, books, period news papers, and official correspondence to back it up. 100 photos posted, more pictures available! Documents and books related to vehicle all go with the car. One Colorado family has owned this car since they imported it in the 60's. Frame off restoration 90% done, car does start and move. Too much history and detail to list! Call Josh with Autosearch USA for more information at 970-775-2727 For more details keep reading - Again, what an amazing piece of history! 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 mostly restored with original DOHC inline 6 and 4 speed manual transmission. This vehicle was purchased originally by the Prince of Palitana (India) to enter competition events. He hired famous race car driver Les Leston to drive the vehicle in the 1956 running of the Monte Carlo Rally and allegedly was a backup vehicle for the Mile de Mile as well. Shortly after the race it was sold to avoid paying taxes to an Englishman named Bruce Richard Reynolds. That gentleman was infamously known later as the mastermind of the 1963 Great Train Robbery and he writes about the vehicle several times in his memoir. The vehicle was sold in 1957 to the Count Charles De Salis who ran the vehicle again in the 1958 Rally at Monte Carlo. The vehicle was then sold soon after that to an American serviceman who was stationed in England and that family has owned the vehicle for the last 59 years. Has original license/number plates from England which are shown in the newspaper photos of the vehicle at Monte Carlo. The frame off restoration was done well (though the car is not concours quality) and it shows very well. No leaks or drops on the floor, engine is very clean and has the original matching serial number on the head. Some chips on the hood where it was closed incorrectly and a small dent on the roof are the exterior blemishes. Interior is perfect save some patina on the original wood dash. Vehicle starts and runs but has been sitting for a while since the restoration and has old gas and we would recommend a thorough refreshing before driving the vehicle any distance. Seller has stated that the vehicle will only be sold as-is. Autosearch USA would be happy to arrange any mechanical repairs after the sale if needed.As you can see this vehicle is not an "ordinary" Aston Martin (if there is such a thing)! As Jay Leno says with some cars we don't just own them or restore them but we are charged to be caretakers of them for the next generation. The historical provenance added 20% to the professional appraisal done on the vehicle. Be part of this amazing history - and look like James Bond while enjoying it! Call Josh with Autosearch USA for more information - 970-775-2727

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