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post 27 Jun 2012, 08:19
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Incredible!
There is a series I traveller in what looks to be original condition for sale in Christchurch, NZ!

I am not sure that it is the one I 'know' about in ChCh - I thought that Isis Traveller was a series II, but I could well be wrong.
I've never seen it before, but then it is over 10 years since I lived in Christchurch.

Have a look at these photos:

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I have a 1956 Morris Isis Station wagon, this car was bought new by my stepfather and he has been the only owner the car has had until his passing my sister and self now own the car, The car has an insurance value of
$N.Z 14,000.00

It is in exellent condition whilst the engine has been overhauled the rest of the car is origial condition and does not need restoring furthermore it runs extreemly well. Since his death five years past the car has had little use and the rego is on hold but is started and run to keep it in good running order. We have the original handbook and reciept for the purchase of the vehicle

The car has been garaged all its life when it was not in use and it is my beliefe it must one of the only ones left in this original order.

My sister lives overseas and my wife and self are contemplating moving to the North Island to retire ourselves and keeping the car is no longer an option to us.

I have attached a couple of pictures of the car and am seeking offers from Morris car club members who may be interested in making an offer to buy it. The car is located in Christchurch and the photos are recent and reflect the true conditin of the vehicle as it is today
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post 27 Jun 2012, 09:33
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webmonster, sell everything and buy this! (except the other cars of course)

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post 27 Jun 2012, 09:49
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QUOTE (Danny @ 27 Jun 2012, 21:33 ) *
webmonster, sell everything and buy this! (except the other cars of course)

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If I wasn't so attached to the Guzzler or Moggy... or my guitars... but I am.
I ain't got anywhere near $14,000
Any 'creative' accountants out there to help me? (IMG:http://www.wolseleyforum.com/style_emoticons/default/smile.gif)
...and then there is my wife.
And selling Moggy isn't a good idea when it hasn't got an engine.

What an amazingly beautiful and rare vehicle though!

I've asked the owner for some photos of the interior and what overhaul work he had done to the engine.
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post 27 Jun 2012, 10:57
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...and then there is my wife


How much do you reckon you'd get then?

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post 28 Jun 2012, 09:05
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QUOTE (Danny @ 27 Jun 2012, 22:57 ) *
How much do you reckon you'd get then?

You are a naughty man. I shan't reply in case I get into trouble (IMG:http://www.wolseleyforum.com/style_emoticons/default/wink.gif)
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post 28 Jun 2012, 09:16
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Some more photos. Interior and engine bay:
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Looks like there has been some reupholstery work done over the years. The engine and engine bay have been painted slightly creatively and there are some intriguing extras in there. I wonder what they are?
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post 18 Jan 2013, 08:35
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7500 ukp...........bargain
wonder if they sold it (IMG:http://www.wolseleyforum.com/style_emoticons/default/rolleyes.gif)
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QUOTE (hornet9256 @ 18 Jan 2013, 21:35 ) *
7500 ukp...........bargain
wonder if they sold it (IMG:http://www.wolseleyforum.com/style_emoticons/default/rolleyes.gif)


Yes!
The new owner has an Isis Traveller that he recently finished restoring after many years, then almost as soon as he finished this one came up for sale... and he bought it too! There is an article on the NZ Classic Cars mag website about Terry and his fine cars.

In terms of the price - I am unsure what the final selling price was, but if you wanted a Morris Isis Traveller in excellent original condition (body, wood, upholstery, mechanical) your options worldwide are very limited.
There are maybe 4 known roadworthy Morris Isis Travellers (restored or original) in the world.

I haven't asked Terry what it cost him to restore his first Traveller, but I would not be surprised if this Traveller cost less overall...
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post 18 Jan 2013, 09:51
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This is the Traveler I spotted a few months back at my mechanics. A lovely looking machine (IMG:http://www.wolseleyforum.com/style_emoticons/default/smile.gif)

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I hope another one doesn't come up, 'cos I think I'd have to have it...... and then the flit would shy!
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