THE WASHBOARD REGISTER
ASTON MARTIN DB2
PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE
Engine number: LB6B/50/117
(Build Records & 1959 and 1971 AMOC registers)
LB6B/49/54 (1996 register)
VB6B/50/1044 (ex LML/50/153)
VB6J/228 in hot-rod stage (3 litres, modified to provide
improved lubrication, fitted with a Doug Kiddy crankshaft, Cosworth
con-rods, Chesman unleaded-compatible valve seats, Kent camshafts,
electronic ignition and 2" SU carburettors (from a DB4) on matching
Sold new in the USA by Max Hoffman.
Surely delivered October 1950.
Alpine Blue. Beige interior.
(photo found by Dom in The Automobile, June 1999)
Almost the same photo !
Listed in the 1971 AMOC Register as one owner since 1954 (still in the
For sale for a quite high price in 1989. Here is the letter
Listed in the 1996 AMOC Register as in England and registered UFF
Has had at least four owners in the US before being brought back in
England in a derelict state as seen below in Throgoughbred & Classic Cars
Here are some photos found on Internet of the
car now. Source written on.
The first three are huge...
Soon to be sold with LML/50/9 by Bonhams.
Estimate: £ 190,000 - 240,000.
Catalogue page (PDF):
The 16 photos in a zipped file:
Aston Martin Scrapbook