The Concours Committee is already on this and needless to say it's a huge
I have seen the car on the website, sent the information to the rest of the
Concours Committee, talked to Bruce Canepa, the owner and seller, and in my
expert opinion the car is BS.
It very well have been an original 750 mile car, but whoever TOTALLY
restored it destroyed all of that originality.
The big item that doesn't pass the smell test is the reproduction VIN tag.
For $115K there are better cars out there as far as condition/originality
On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 12:51 PM, David Nock <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> I understand that it is a shame that they restored this car if the
> mileage is truely only 750 miles. It would have been really nice to
> see the car prior to all the restoration work that was done to it.
> But in any case it the mileage is correct then the story behind the
> car is amazing.
> I know of a car here in Stockton. A BN1 that has less that 2,500
> original miles on and has not been restored
> David Nock
> British Car Specialists
> Stockton Ca 95205
> On Jun 16, 2011, at 9:21 AM, David Nock wrote:
> > Had a customer contact me today about this car. I have not seen the
> > car but supposedly it is an original unrestored BN2 with only 750
> > original miles.
> > Thats right I said 750 original miles.
> > If this is correct the concorse committee is going to climb all over
> > this one.
> > http://www.canepacollection.com/detail-1956-austin_healey-100~4-bn2-
> > used-6878749.html
> > David Nock
> > British Car Specialists
> > Stockton Ca 95205
> > 209-948-8767
> > www.britishcarspecialists.com
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