The British Motor Museum has just redesigned their online shop to make it easier to buy Heritage Certificates. These certificates are available for many of the leading British motor manufacturers including Austin, Morris, MG, Riley, Wolseley, Aston Martin, Rover, Land Rover, Standard, Triumph, BMC and British Leyland.
The certificates are basically birth certificates for you car and pull from the original manufacturer’s records and will include details like the build and despatch dates, engine and body numbers, color scheme, and details of factory fitted equipment. Not all particulars are available for every car – much of this depends on the records kept by the original facility and the maintenance of those records over time by different companies.
To celebrate the redesign of the museum’s e-shop, they are offering classic car owners a special deal this summer. From now until July 17, 2017 you can get 10% off all Heritage Certificate products using code: SUM1710. The basic certificate is normally £42.00 plus shipping, so this drops the price to just under £38 plus shipping, or about $48 as of this writing.
If you are looking to verify the authenticity of your car for restoration, show documentation, or sale, there is no better way to do so that the official heritage certificate. Oh, and if you browse around the rest of the museum’s online shop you will find quite a few other interesting item such as reproduction tax discs.