Hillman/Humber 1949-72 - 2018 Market Review

By: Cliff Chambers

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Hillman/Humber 1949-72

Hillman/Humber 1949-72 - 2018 Market Review
Hillman Super Minx saloon

It is 50 years since the last new Humber was sold in Australia however a solid group of enthusiasts ensure these cars and the lower-cost Hillmans keep turning up at automotive events.

Prices are rising, although not quickly enough to make restoration of a rusty Rootes Group model viable.

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A Snipe or Hawk in excellent condition will exceed $10,000 however taking a neglected car from barn-find to show-stopper will still cost $60,000.

Hillmans and the Hillman-based Humber Vogue are cheaper to own than big Humbers and fun for anyone with $5000-7000 available.

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The Hunter which 50 years ago won the first London-Sydney Marathon Rally has failed to capitalise on that achievement.

Minx 1949-56 $7085 [7]

Minx 1957-67 $6700 [6]

Hunter $4695 [9]

Vogue $6675 [4]

Hawk/Super Snipe 1958-67 $8575 [12]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2018 Euro & Brit Car Value Guide.

 

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