Selling A 1953 Aston Martin DB2


1953 Aston Martin DB2
1953 Aston Martin DB2

First launched in Fixed-Head Coupe form at the New York Auto Show of 1950, the classic Aston Martin DB2 is perhaps one of the most iconic classics to come from the company during this era. In fact, it was the first real post-war production car for Aston Martin and the first official “David Brown car” after Brown’s acquisition of Aston Martin and Lagonda. Available from 1950 to 1953, little more than 400 examples were hand built; this classic is quite rare in today’s market. The Aston Martin DB2 was also well known for its racing successes. In fact, the second, third and fourth DB2 models ever produced would be used to compete in the 1950 Le Mans. A straight-six twin-cam engine derived from Lagonda would power the DB2, while Frank Feeley would design the beautifully proportioned and elegant body. If you’re the owner of a 1953 Aston Martin DB2 or have recently inherited a classic DB2 and are thinking about selling, you’ve come to the right place. The Alex Manos team of classic car professionals would be delighted to speak with you about your classic DB2.


1953 Aston Martin DB2 Seller’s Guide

For those thinking about buying a 1953 Aston Martin DB2, their main concerns will likely be authenticity and condition, as these are most directly tied to value. Likewise, a strong racing history or interesting provenance will add value to a classic DB2. As a seller, it will be your job to demonstrate these qualities to the potential buyer. The first thing you should do is authenticate the classic as original by using engine and chassis numbers. They can be compared to Aston Martin records to determine the build date and more. The next Seller’s Tip would be to gather recent photographs and any documentation of ownership or racing history, maintenance and repair, and/or restoration. These items can help buyers understand how your classic was cared for over the years and can give them the confidence they need to move forward with the deal. Lastly, you should always be forthcoming about the condition of your classic and should allow serious buyers to perform a third party inspection, if requested. These are just a few of the Seller’s Tips that the Alex Manos team recommends for the 1953 Aston Martin DB2 classic.



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For more Seller’s Tips or to discuss the value of your 1953 Aston Martin DB2 in today’s market, do not hesitate to contact the Alex Manos team today. With years of experience in the industry, they are happy to share their expertise with you. Always in the market to purchase classics of all makes, models and conditions, they may even make you a top dollar cash offer for your DB2 on the spot. Contact them today to learn more about the classics they’re interested in. They look forward to hearing from you soon!


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