1974 Daimler Sovereign Series 2

Lot: 315

Sold for (£): Result to follow
Offered for sale is a 4.2L 1974 Daimler Sovereign Series 2 automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 108 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A true gentleman's carriage, in fine fettle with a history to match...

  • Supplied new by Coombs of Guilford in 1974, its first owners kept this car for 29 years
  • Distinctively finished in Greensand with dark brown leather and Olive Green carpets
  • Retaining its original Coombs number plates and the incredibly rare original Coombs key fob
  • Supplied with its original handbook, colour chart and Daimler passport detailing the service history
  • All invoices from 1976 to 2003 from the same garage are present with a whole host of parts bills
  • Joining the documentation is a PDI sheet and delivery note from the factory to the Surrey dealer
  • Dry stored betwen 2003 and 2009. Last bill in 2003 at 42,970 miles/ first MOT in 2009 @ 43,010 miles
  • Now indicating just under 48,000 miles and in commensurate condition
  • This is a delightful and substantially original example of Daimler's top of the range from 1974

You can now book a one to one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 22nd and 26th June. Please contact Gary Dunne on 07740 946 796 to secure your appointment.  The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols.will be given when making your appointment.

Lot Details

Registration: VPA 721M RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1974 Engine size: 4.2L
Make: Daimler Odometer reading (miles): 47910
Model: Sovereign Series 2 MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 2M2214BW

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 108 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Paint and chrome in good condition.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Interior in lovely condition and is as original apart from a recently replaced headlining.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Starts and runs nicely. Drives very well.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Automatic gearbox has no issues and selects well. Both the power steering and gearbox operate nicely.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


All working nicely


Minor: Major:


Everything works inside the car including the clock and the twin fuel tanks swap over as they did when the car was new.

Vehicle History


The car comes with its original owners handbook, colour chart and detailed passport displaying the service stamps. There is a print off in the file showing the last 10 years of MOT history. Supplied with the car is a variety of spares, original AED kit, original radio and jack/toolkit.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history