1959 Aston Martin DB MKIII joins H&H Imperial War Museum auction lot list

1959 Aston Martin DB MKIII joins H&H Imperial War Museum auction lot list

Auction Date: Duxford, Wed, 8th Sep 2021

Estimate £130,000 - £150,000 
Registration No: RKU 901
Chassis No: AM300/31818
MOT: Exempt

Extremely rare 1959 car, with factory fitted Lucas Le Mans headlights celebrating Aston Martin winning the 1959 Le Mans with Carrol Shelby and Roy Salvadori in the DBR1


Restored over a period of 10 years by Stamper Aston Martin and Chris Shenton Engineering - completing in the year 2000 just in time for the Highland Millenium Jog, where the car finished with no issues


In current ownership since November 1990
Accompanied with a large collection of paperwork, including the original logbook, continuation book, a copy of the original specification sheet, photographic history of the restoration and receipts totalling nearly £80,000


Fitted with Power Assisted Disc Brakes and Overdrive as per original specification


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