Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Austin Gipsy "Number one"

Today I visited Gipsy spares.I bought a pickup hardtop and a spare headgasket. There were some gipsies for sale. I fancied the white pickup and the blue " number one".

The blue one is very tempting. Supposedly it is the first off the line in 1958. This is verified by a Heritage certificate. Technically it looks quite good, though the engine is low
on compression.

The interior looks very pleasant too. I'm thinking about it.

It would be nice to have a complete Gipsy in stead of my "special" , but I'm not sure if I should. I don't think I could sell mine or cannibalise it for the other one. I did get quite attached to my old buggy.

The very nice white pickup.

For some stylish towing.....