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eBay watch: 1988 Austin Mini Designer Mary Quant Edition

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We have featured one of these in the past, but as they come up so infrequently – and we think they're a collectible of tomorrow – we're flagging up another Austin Mini Designer Mary Quant Edition.

This one dates from 1988, one of around 2,000 Mary Quant-designed Minis made at the time. But we suspect a good number have been scrapped since then. The ones that survive don't cost a fortune right now, but in time, they just might rise up in price.

The seller doesn't give lots away, but it looks like the outer Quant detail and that distinctive striped upholstery are all intact. Indeed, it's described as being in 'excellent condition throughout' with 'no rust, dents or scabs' you'll be pleased to know. Mileage isn't mentioned, drop them a line about that. Right now it's up for £1,800.

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Update: Amazingly, another one has just gone up too, it's a bit cheaper as well. See details of that one here.

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eBay watch: Fully restored Austin Mini Designer Mary Quant Edition

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Yes, I know we featured one of these a short while back, but that was a model in need of full restoration. This Austin Mini Designer Mary Quant Edition has been full restored and is ready to go.

For the uninitiated, around 2,000 of these Mary Quant-designed Minis were made, a good number no doubt rusting away since the 1980s, so it's very much a case of future collectible we reckon. This one looks a real gem too.

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eBay watch: Austin Mini Designer – Mary Quant Special Edition

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It's need of some work, but this Austin Mini Designer – Mary Quant Special Edition could be a collectible of the future.

It first appeared in 1989, Mary Quant designing the detail of the Mini including the badge and steering wheel with her trademark daisy, while the cloth for the seats even got her own distinctive twist.

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eBay watch: 1960s Quant-like mirror

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Ok, it's not made by Mary Quant, but this Finnish 1960s mirror certainly has the look of the Mary Quant daisy.

It's actually from the right decade, apparently made by Finnish company Makisen Kuvastin and offering up a brown and white plastic frame with the round mirror sat within, the whole thing around 52.5cm wide.

Sold in 'very good condition', it has just one bid on it at the moment, but that bid is just 99 pence.

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