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    Austin Motor Company Ltd. Junior Forty (J40) Pedal Car, Bargoed, South Wales, 1953
    Marks: No. 10868
    58 x 27 x 22-1/2 inches (147.3 x 68.6 x 57.2 cm)

    This Austin J40 pedal car is being sold as part of the Nic Dallas Collection

    The pedal car has no pedal mechanism, a mock four cylinder engine with spark plugs under the bonnet and a hinged and latched boot. glass lenses to the headlamps, chromed grill, hub caps and front and rear bumpers, Dunlop pneumatic tires and oil cloth upholstery. Built of scrap sheet metal from the Austin automobile factory at Longbridge, the pedal cars were built and painted the same as the motor cars.



    Condition Report*: Missing are the pedal mechanism, Austin Flying A hood ornament, headlamp switch and wiring, hand brake, horn and spare tire, paint is chipped and scratched with some loss, torn upholstery at upper right corner, in original condition with wear indicative of age and use.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    25th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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