[ROVERNET - UK] 1948 Rover 75 P3 - selling Rovers
rover1000 at hotmail.com
Wed Nov 8 12:45:15 GMT 2006
Selling a car because you have to is allways painfull, but sometimes
nescessary. I've had some very interesting cars in the past which I needed
to sell because the money was needed elsewere.
Do I regret not having those cars anymore? Yes. Would I do it again? Yes.
What's the use of having a car standing there if you know you'll probably
never restore it? Isn't it better to give another enthousiast the chance to
revive this automobile?
I have a 16 Saloon LHD from 1947 in my garage for almost 20 years now and it
will probably stay there unfinished untill I sell it. Same story with a
1947 12 Tourer.
The thought of having them is nice, the thought of them never being restored
is less nice.
I've just sold one of my Fiat 600 Multipla's to a young guy who was almost
crying from joy that he had found one at a reasonable price. I'm sure he
will restore it, I've seen the Fiat 500 he was bussy with and that was
Loving old cars means, in my book anyway, driving them or seeing them being
driven. Not locking them away in a barn. Unless of course they would
otherwise be destroyed. I have to sneak in this last line because otherwise
I can't justify having the Rovers and some 20-odd Fiats in my barn :-)
If you need to sell, do it. There's allways another orphan to be bought
when matters improve
>From: Connie R Pennington <wcpennington at juno.com>
>Reply-To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
>To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
>Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] 1948 Rover 75 P3
>Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2006 21:44:40 -0500
> Please don't do it. It's a rare and beautiful car. I know from
>experience that selling a car that I appreciate is something
>that I will always regret. My 1940 LaSalle convertible is long gone and I
>kick myself mentally often. I will never sell my P-3
>6 light and although I think the four light is a little better looking I
>am very fond of it. I too need interior work and may not
>get it done this year or next but the car will be here when it is
>possible. Please reconsider. Sell something else if the
>problem is financial.
>rovernet mailing list
>rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
>To unsubscribe, go to this web page, look near the bottom and follow
>Back-up list and photos at:
Inge heeft ontdekt hoe ze in groep kan werken zonder ruzie te krijgen!
More information about the rovernet