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1951 Cooper Mk V Jap 500 Type 15 SOLD

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Serial Number: 51/51
Condition: Concours
Price:  £18,000 United Kingdom Pounds.00  Currency_Convert
Location: Meltom Mowbray. England
 

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Cooper Mk V Chassis nos. 51/51 with Jap. 4B eng 500cc. Originally bought by Lex DuPont in late 1951 who ran it in '’52 at various venues including the last Watkins Glen road race. It went on to be driven by Paul Richards [who later drove for Briggs Cunningham] & then to Bob Fuller. There are early photo’s & articles of it’s competition days. It later passed thro’ several collections until being sympathetically rebuilt on original chassis to a very high standard, it is correct in every detail including period wheels & Amal type 27 track carb. It is offered for sale unused since rebuild & including various spares a new replica period trailor & a hugh information file, drawings, manuals & race reports . The racecar looks fantastic & different from the norm in it’s American colours.

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