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Rusty Mini sold at auction for £40,250

The fourth oldest surviving unrestored Mini is sold today at The Royal Airforce Museum in London. The rusty Mini fetches £40,250 which is two times more than expected. Previously, it is expected to fetch £15,000 and many opinions said that it is ridiculous. Now, the sealed price is even preposterous at forty thousand sterling pounds; that is $65,382 USD. The rusty oldest surviving Mini has definitely set a new record for “Most expensive rusty junk Mini ever” and there won’t be the second one.
According to the news from England, the …

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Fourth Oldest Surviving Unrestored Mini

Will you buy a Austin Mini Se7en De Luxe Saloon and have it preserved until today if you have £497 in 1959? It is 53 years of preservation! 99.9% of people won’t do that but someone actually did that. Mr David Gallimore bought a 1959 Austin Mini Se7en De Luxe Saloon (MK1) in 1986 from a Gladys Hobro of Aldwick, Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Gallimore then kept the car in a Chichester barn until recently he is putting the car up for sales. This rusty Austin Mini is covered in …