Mini Mk1 (1963)

Price: GBP11,995


 Vehicle Specification 

  • Year: 1963
  • Colour: Whitehall Beige
  • Engine: 850cc Petrol
  • Mileage 59,999
  • Condition Good

 Vehicle Description 

  KGF Classic Cars  

This vehicle has been sold. Please click the dealers profile button below for more vehicles.




Thinking of selling? Our proven commission sale or SOR (Sale or Return) program is a great way to utilise and access our professional services and facilities while still maximising the return from your vehicle with minimal hassle, stress and time, If you’d like to take advantage of this then please get in touch for further information. Alternatively If you’d like to move your vehicle on quickly and efficiently with minimal delay then we can make an offer on an outright purchase basis with payment and collection arranged soon after.

A fabulous and early Mk1 Morris Mini Van 850 Light Commercial.

One piece pressed metal grille, two rear wide opening doors, twin wing mirrors, roof extraction ventilator, curved safety glass windscreen, draft-free sliding door windows, double dipping headlamps, floor mounted electric push start, washable headlining to cab, large door pockets, cable type door release, full width facia shelf, interior roof light, wiper switch, mixture control. Factory Options: Passenger seat, recirculatory heater.

This smart Light Commercial Vehicle Mini Van is finished in factory correct, Whitehall Beige, the colour it was produced in 1962! A wonderful uniform finish with a bright shine is a testament to the restoration work carried out in 2011 with documented photographs to prove. The underside is body colour and is wonderfully clean and easy to inspect to help ensure structure integrity. The flat roof panel with a single roof vent only fitted until October 1965 before longitudinal stiffening indentations were manufactured is a welcome sign of the originality of this example. The Body number plate is still attached to the slam panel and matches the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust certificate and the correct Mk1 Morris bonnet badge is still fitted. The twin wing mirrors were standard equipment to meet commercial vehicle regulations and have been upgraded with chrome items and along with the bumpers are in excellent condition. The correct painted fuel filler cap is a welcome sight so often replaced with a lockable item. Altogether this is a show stopper.

Incredibly rare to see the original trim in Tan very well preserved. The plain pressed cardboard door cards and matching facia do show markings but are not unsightly and the tan seats are in remarkable condition with no tears. The early type speedometer is in great condition and the red ignition light, orange oil light and blue high beam lights all work. The directional green indicator light on the end of the stalk also functions along with the optional recirculatory heater! Tailored fitted black carpeting adds a touch of luxury to a basic interior and the Bakerlite steering wheel is in excellent condition. An iconic motoring delight in every respect.

The water cooled, overhead-valve four-cylinder engine mounted transversely has a cubic capacity of 848cc and produces 34bhp. Simple mechanics and instant parts availability allow low cost motoring or even home servicing! The engine bay is very clean. The 4-speed gearbox with baulk-ring synchromesh operates well with the original ‘magic wand’ finding gears with ease. Thoroughly useable, immense fun and a world of difference to todays vehicles!

Pressed steel disc wheels with 4-stud fixing are dressed in classic chrome Mini hubcaps all in excellent condition. Matching Falken SN-807 tyres measuring 145/80 R10 have been fitted in February 2019. The spare wheel stowed in a special compartment between the vehicle floor and load space is present. Braking to all four wheels is hydraulically operated by a pendant pedal with two leading shoes at the front, basic and short of modern standards.

This Mini 850 Van has a certified copy of the factory record from The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust confirming a build date of the 21st November 1962 for the home market and was subsequently registered on the 3rd January 1963 by Meredith & Kirkham Limited. Still in the correct Whitehall Beige and Tan interior this commercial has led a privileged existence and remains one of the few survivors. Just three former keepers are recorded with the last, Mr Coe, owning the car since 2011. His collection solely consists of classic Minis with a total of six consisting of three commercials, two Coopers and a delivery mileage Mini Ritz. Photographs in the history file help substantiate the works carried out and why this desirable and rare Mini Van presents so well today. On the 24th August 2011 the British Mini Club issued a Valuation Certificate for £11,500 with the following comment ‘A well looked after rare Mini Van. Maybe worthy more with good concours results’

MOT February 2020, Tax Exempt and HPI Clear.

To see a video of this car please copy the link below:

To see a complete set of photographs of this car please copy the link below:

'Like us' or 'Follow us' for exciting new cars coming soon at KGF Classic Cars:


Mini Mk1
1969 London
Private sale Views: 3831
Mini Moke
1995 Gelderland
Trade sale Views: 8092
Mini Mini
1991 London
Private sale Views: 5864
Mini Morris Mini
1993 Denbighshire
Private sale Views: 8280
Mini Mini
1972 Devon
Private sale Views: 3851
Mini Mini
1988 London
Private sale Views: 4779
Mini Mini
2000 Neath Port Talbot
Private sale Views: 6513
Mini Mini
1993 London
Private sale Views: 5109
Mini Mini
1995 East Sussex
Private sale Views: 3060
Mini Mini
1967 Lombardy
Private sale Views: 5661
BMW 3 Series
Trade sale Views: 117
Ford Sapphire RS
1990 Cambridgeshire
Trade sale Views: 189
Vauxhall Chevette
1982 Cambridgeshire
Trade sale Views: 89
2001 Cambridgeshire
Trade sale Views: 45
TVR Cerbera
1998 Cambridgeshire
Trade sale Views: 237
Ford Escort RS2000
1980 Cambridgeshire
Trade sale Views: 106
Datsun Cedric 260C/280C
1974 Cambridgeshire
Trade sale Views: 86
2007 Cambridgeshire
Trade sale Views: 39
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2001 Cambridgeshire
Trade sale Views: 79
Citroen XM
1994 Cambridgeshire
Trade sale Views: 8