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Old 19-04-17, 03:21 PM
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Hello,

I am very interested in a Bristol 404. Preferably a not restored, unchanged car from private ownership and matching numbers. I am happy to pay a realistic price for a good, original car. Thank you for any help or advice.

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Desmo
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Old 20-04-17, 09:59 AM
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Desmo ,
as your probably already know there were only 51 404's make in total , and a few of those would have been destroyed or wrecked.
Most have been restored over the years and some possibly twice .
Your chances of getting an unrestored original car is slim, I hope you are a young patient person as it could take 20 years for a suitable 404 to your specification to come up for sale .
Regarding values , I'd imaging you would have to pay around GBP150k to buy any 404 regardless of condition ,and in my opinion undervalued at that price level .
I recommend if you find any 404 within your price range just buy it .

If you get disheartened during your search ,you could always consider buying another type of 6 cylinder Bristol of which more were made and are usually cheaper.

Good Luck in your search.

Geoff Dowdle
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Hello Geoff,

Thank you for your information and your thoughts. Of course I have remain patient. Thank you again.

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Desmo
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