Private and free Web-site for Healey hundred enthusiasts -Thank you for your messages and your encouragements - Didier Mongin

Posting by Patrick Quinn "June 21-2007 "


Photos submitted by Patrick Quinn
Picture #01

Owner Patrick Quinn from Australia Healey 1954 100 BN3 /1


This is the Austin-Healey 100 BN3/1 built as is in 1954 on a pre-production chassis.

Didier :

Austin healey 100 BN3 / 1

With the Sidney Opera in the background.
Patrick it’s splendid.
I like Australia.

Picture #02


It is a prototype car used by the Donald Healey Motor Company to test the new C-series 6-cylinder engine.

It was given the experimental number of X207 by Geoff Healey.


Didier :

Incredible !!!!!

Picture #03


At one stage it was fitted with triple dual throat SU carburettors and was also the experimental car used by Jensen to test the two additional jump seats.


Didier :

It's the BN3 number one !!!!

Picture #04


Geoff also called the car the Chummy as the closeness of the passengers he likened to an Austin 7 Chummy.


Didier :

Thank you Patrick for all this explanations concerning the car

Picture #05

Patrick :

It has been owned by Patrick & Caroline Quinn of Sydney, Australia since 1974. Patrick & Caroline also own a Healey Duncan saloon.

Great site Didier

Didier :

Bonjour Caroline, I am happy to receive this contribution

Your Healey is really very rare, Caroline I would wish to see Healey Ducan saloon.