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1954 Barndoor 23 Window, RHD, Award Winner! Turn on always show all large photos     Ad id: 2667696
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1954 Barndoor 23 Window, RHD, Award Winner!   Price: $245,500
1954 Barndoor 23 Window Deluxe Sunroof Microbus, Right Hand Drive, Multiple Award Winner!

This gorgeous 1954 was originally delivered to Sweden, made its way to collector hands at the Bad Camberg vintage meeting in Germany in 1995, was recently restored in the UK, has been the cover car on multiple international magazines, and has won loads of top awards at events it has attended as well.

The list of features to note include:

*Genuine 1954 Barndoor 23 Window Right Hand Drive

*Barndoor Safari Windows

*Custom Camper Interior based on Devon styling

*1600cc Single Port Engine

*Big Nut Transaxle

*Front Disc Brakes from CSP

*12 Volt Electrical System

The body and paint are gorgeous, refinsihed in the original colors of Sealing Wax Red and Chestnut Brown. It is nice enough to have won Best Paint, Best Of Show, First In Class, Restoration Of The Year, Van Of The Year, and made the cover of multiple Volkswagen magazines including Airmighty, Camper and Bus, and the Split Screen Van Club newsletter, too. Details to note include all correct Barndoor doors, seamed doglegs, pressed bumpers with Deluxe trim, Barndoor crankstart apron, 16 inch wheels with Deluxe trim rings, working semaphores, symmetrically fluted European headlights, and correct Hella K1509 Barndoor taillights, just to name a handful!

The interior is very nice, clean, comfortable, and the goal of a mix between stock and a functional Camper setup was nicely achieved. Many hardcore Bus collectors in the UK have a strong regard for the legendary Devon campers so the choice was easy in how it should look. Other interior features to note include the rare RHD Deluxe dash, beautiful ivory Deluxe steering wheel with Wolfsburg crest, Barndoor speedometer, VW logo pod, rare 1954 Barndoor Deluxe dash clock, mohair headliner, rear window jailbars, rear luggage shelf bars, and the super cool original Swedish registration tag that is still in place on the passenger's inside headlight bucket.

Mechanically this Barndoor was built to be driven on modern roads so it has received a few stealth upgrades. Those include the 1600cc Single Port Engine, Big Nut/fully synchronized Transaxle, front Disc Brakes, and a 12 Volt Electrical conversion for quicker starts, brighter lights, and added reliability. It has been a regular attendee at shows throughout the UK including the Volksworld Show as well as the recent Barndoor Gathering in The Netherlands.

Overall this is a beautiful, rare, genuine, and enjoyable Barndoor 23 Window that has a long list of accolades. A true opportunity to own a very special Bus! Thanks!

$245,500 US Dollars, 195,000 GBP British Pounds, 229,300 Euros You can get up-to-the-minute Global Currency Exchange rates at http://www.xe.com

Please note this Bus is located in Newbury Berkshire, UNITED KINGDOM, approximately 45 miles from LONDON.

The full album of 71 photos can be seen at the link below and seriously interested parties can text me at (858)366-2549, also on WhatsApp Brendan Finn, to receive multiple videos of the Bus as well...


Brendan Finn (858)366-2549 http://www.holygrailgarage.com [email protected]

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