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Help identifying vintage pickup value/make

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3 years 3 months ago - 3 years 3 months ago #220494 by Ebony Thomasina
Help identifying vintage pickup value/make was created by Ebony Thomasina
Hi, I'm trying to help my grandma raise some money to help pay for her house to be lifted (it's currently sinking) and she has a couple of old cars in the shed from my Grandfather.

I'm wanting to know whether there is any value to these two vehicles and any info you have on the make/model... I do think that the pickup truck may have been a dodge but I'm not sure.

I'd be so appreciative of any help. Thank you so much!

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3 years 3 months ago #220495 by overnite
Ebony, the truck is an Austin, possibly late 40s or 50s. See photo for details of the Landrover. I think the Landrover will create the most interest.

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3 years 3 months ago #220499 by Mrsmackpaul
Pretty sure the Landrover series 1 (if that is what is) are pretty desirable pieces

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3 years 3 months ago #220500 by werkhorse
The one outside is an Austin I think

And the one in the shed is a Landrover

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3 years 3 months ago #220504 by V8Ian
The yellow one is an Austin aka, Birmingham Bedford.
The other one is a S1 Land Rover.

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3 years 3 months ago #220508 by Morris
The truck with no bonnet is, as said,an Austin K2 from about 1948 to 1952. They are not very valuable in that condition but somebody on this forum was looking for wheels several months ago. I see yours has no front wheels. The term "Birmingham Bedford" was only a nickname and probably only used in Australia. There is one in a paddock near me. It had a bonnet twenty years ago but that disappeared about 17 years ago. I can give directions to anyone who is interested.

The smaller vehicle is obviously a Landrover, Someone has said it is a Series 1 and it may well be. I know very little about them but I do know that the earliest Series 1's had the headlights behind the steel mesh grille. This is probably reasonably valuable. There is at least one Landrover club and I am sure there is a forum you could advertise it on.

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3 years 3 months ago #220510 by JOHN.K.
There is a Series I Landrover on ebay right now for $10,000......price depends a lot on originality,like original tray and sides.

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3 years 3 months ago #220516 by overnite
Ebony, as has been stated, get good advice on the value of the Landrover, it could be worth good money, don’t sell yourself short. Your grandmother only has one shot at it.
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3 years 3 months ago #220520 by JOHN.K.
Its an early one(pre 54),which is good........most value comes from having a model sought after in UK..... 80" wheelbase,and the original motor.......(many S1 s have had Holden motors put in them)........check some of the UK Land-rover Forums and vehicle sales to get an idea of potential value.

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3 years 2 months ago #220872 by overnite
Ebony never did reply with any feedback about the sale of the Landrover.

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