My Borgward was built in 1957, and first registered in NZ in 1958. It's mileage is 112450 miles. It's first owner was a Mr Frank Kennedy who was publican in the South Island city of Timaru - the birthplace of Phar Lap. He moved to Balclutha a small town also in the South Island and sold the vehicle in 1973 when my wife and I bought it for $800 with 69,160 miles on the clock. It was largely used as our second car from 1973 to 1988

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when we stopped using it frequently. From about 1992 until 2000 it was parked up. In 2001 I decided to "give it a life" and I had it brought back to good mechanical condition and had it registered, warranted (cert of fitness), and comprehensively insured. Our kids who are now all middle-aged have forbidden me from selling the Borgward, saying that "we grew up with that lovely car,you simply can't sell it!".