SUMMER SHUTDOWN NOTICE

🇬🇧 Please note that the John Skinner Office is closed for its annual Summer Shutdown from Friday 5th August, re-opening Tuesday 15th August. All emails/enquiries will be replied to after this return date. Production of orders remains underway during this period, with shipments recommencing once the office re-opens.  🇬🇧

 

 

 

17th August 2021

Update – Retail Customers

Following on from our message in May – we thank you for your on-going patience whilst we worked through our backorders. You will be pleased to know that we have made significant progress –  and whilst we are still working through some backorders – we aim to be accepting all new retail orders again from the week commencing the 6th September 2021.

Going forward – to avoid disappointment with your restoration – we recommend that you place your order in plenty of time.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our website as follows:

Austin Healey & Triumph TR Customers – browse our extensive product library for details and pricing – selecting the products you are considering using our unique “Build a Quote” system. Once submitted, our experienced sales team can review our choices and get back in touch to discuss the finer details and send you material samples based on your choices.

Jaguar & MGA Customers – find lots of useful information and photos about the products we can offer for your restoration on the individual Model Pages for each marque/model. At the bottom of these model pages, you will find a Contact Form specific to your car – which you can fill in and submit with your restoration requirements – and one of our experienced sales team will formulate a Quote for you to get the ball rolling.

Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after the 6th September 2021. 

In the meantime, Happy Browsing…

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BN1 (100-4)

Year of Manufacture: 1953 - 1955 Number Produced: 10,688 (Unconfirmed) Chassis Number Range: 138,031 - 228,047 Designer: Gerry Coker & Donald Healey

The Austin Healey BN1, the first of the ‘Big Healeys’ 100 series, also known as Healey 100-4, was developed by Donald Healey and produced at Warwick and Longbridge in 1953, 1954 & 1955. The 100-four BN1 was a 2 Seater Convertible Soft Top car and it is understood that production numbers were between 10,030 (Robson, 1981) and 10,688 (Clausager, 1990).

Interior Trim Quotation

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Unsure on what parts and colours you need? Add all the options you’re considering and we’ll be back in touch to discuss further. For more information on our Build a Quote system, please see our FAQs.

A Restorer's Guide to the BN1 (100-4)

Please note that there were production inconsistencies during this period, so colours should be chosen on individual basis.

PAINT COLOUR INTERIOR TRIM COLOUR OPTIONS PIPING OPTIONS
Healey Grey Blue Lt Blue Grey
Coronet Cream Red, Blue Red, Lt Blue Grey
Gunmetal Grey Red Red
Black Off White, Green, Red Black, Green, Red
Healey Blue Blue Lt Blue Grey
Old English White Red, Black, Blue, Green Red, White, Lt Blue Grey, Green
Spruce Green Green, Black Green, White
Carmine Red Red, Black Red
Florida Green Black White
Reno Red Red, Black Red
White / Black Black White
Reno Red / Black Red Red
Healey Blue / White Blue Lt Blue Grey
Black / Reno Red Red Red
Florida Green / White Black White

**Please note that the colour Austin Healey called “Grey” is actually an Off White / Doeskin shade with a hint of Grey**

Information from: Clausager, A. (1990) Original Austin Healey – The Restorer’s Guide to 100, 100-Six and 3000 – Bay View Books Ltd.

 


Austin Healey 100-4 BN1 Original Colours supplied by John Skinner Ltd

It is widely accepted that the interpretation of original shades varies depending on who you ask – and may well have varied from the original factory production line. As a result, John Skinner Ltd offers multiple shade options for each original colour.

 

Black
Black
Black
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Dark Blue
Dark Blue
Dark Blue
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AH Blue
AH Blue
AH Blue
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British Racing Green
British Racing Green
British Racing Green
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Suede Green
Suede Green
Suede Green
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Matador Red
Matador Red
Matador Red
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Cherry Red
Cherry Red
Cherry Red
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Bright Red
Bright Red
Bright Red
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Stone
Stone
Stone
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Light Stone Beige
Light Stone Beige
Light Stone Beige
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Sand
Sand
Sand
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Ivory
Ivory
Ivory
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Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not necessarily the names Austin Healey originally used for these colours.

We can also offer non-original custom colour schemes if you so desire. Please see our online shop for more details.

As part of the quotation/ordering process, we will arrange for samples to be sent for final confirmation – so browse and shop with complete peace of mind, knowing that we will guide you through step-by-step with all the information you require.

 


 

A note on Piping/Beading

Austin Healey models featured Piping either matching the main trim colour, or in a selection of contrasting colours. See the above Original Colours chart for more information. 

We can also offer the largest range of non-standard “bespoke” colours schemes for those looking for a more customised finish.

Interior Trim Panels

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Unsure on what parts and colours you need? Add all the options you’re considering and we’ll be back in touch to discuss further. For more information on our Build a Quote system, please see our FAQs.