• Call us: +44 (0) 1305 265 080
We are trialing a new, improved and faster online bidding catalogue. You can switch back at any time if you don't like it. Give it a try.
Important Notice
10% + VAT Buyers Premium on vehicles only (lots 370-384)
All other lots 25% + VAT Buyers premium applies
Lot 382

AUSTIN K9 GSJ 449

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

Radio Repair Workshop. Introduced in 1962 for the war department as a variant of the civilian ‘Loadstar’ range of vehicles. It was produced by the Austin motor company in cargo and radio/repair version. This vehicle is fitted with an electrical generator/compressor and equipment necessary for the repair and service of military radio and radar instillations in the field.

Powered by a 3993cc 6-cylinder petrol engine. It was fitted with fully screened ignition and electrical equipment to prevent radio interference. Subject to a nut and bolt restoration in the 1990’s by members of the Griffin trust (comes with documentation and photos of restoration). The truck was in the ownership of one of there members and stored in the museum’s military vehicles collection for around thirty years.

This example has been painted to represent vehicles used at RAF Hooton park at the time when the airfield was under the control of fighter command 12 group.

Used by the current owner for the last 12 months, as his daily run around.


Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best possible browsing experience.

Accept Read more