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Three wheeler road tax
« on: April 25, 2016, 06:26:06 PM »
After wasting ages trawling the web with no success  I hope someone here has the answers!
Rates of tax from 1957 to 1964 including quarterly
Also wording on tax disc
Think it's.  Line 1. Reg no.
Line 2     Tricycle
Line 3.    make. ( Isetta. or Messerschmitt)
Line 4    in box        cap or hp.  300cc or 200cc.     Then the amount?????????
Found cars and bikes but three wheelers eluding me.
Thank you in advance
Ian from Abingdon

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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2016, 06:48:29 PM »
Whats the question again ?
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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2016, 07:19:48 PM »
How much in pounds, shillings and maybe pence road tax for three wheelers 1956 to 1964 ?
also wording on tax disc please.
For Isetta  and Messerschmit KR200
Thank you for any help
« Last Edit: April 25, 2016, 08:45:00 PM by golo2 »

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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2016, 09:12:00 PM »
Hi Ian,
Have a look at this completed listing on E-Bay, should have all the answers.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3-Genuine-Vintage-Tax-Discs-1963-64-Messerschmitt-KR200-Bubble-Car-/231893823081?

Regards
Grant

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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2016, 07:19:49 AM »
Hi Grant, thanks for that now know quarterly rates for 1963*64 but still need details for the other years

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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2016, 09:43:33 AM »
According to the log book record of my Isetta, 6 months tax was £2, 4s from 1961-63. No further tax record after that.

1959 LHD 3-wheel Isetta.

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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2016, 07:38:53 PM »
Thank you
Seems 61 to. 64. Was £6annual. Or £2 4 shillings 4 months
1960 £5 annually
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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2016, 08:15:58 PM »
It was £5 a year for qualifiying three-wheelers from 1st January 1953 until 17th April 1961, when it was raised to £6. Unfortunately I haven't found a source for quarterly rates yet.
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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2016, 08:58:25 PM »
Ah okay, I thought that was for 6 months. Mea culpa. It seems in real terms tricycle tax has come down in price over the years.
« Last Edit: April 26, 2016, 11:22:54 PM by AndyL »
1959 LHD 3-wheel Isetta.

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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2016, 09:34:48 PM »
When did they introduce 4months tax my Isetta log book shows this but unfortunately its a 4 wheeler so does not help
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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2016, 06:11:56 PM »
Still struggling!
Need someone with an orinal logbook for a pre 60 car to have a look it's written At  the top annual and quarterly
My logbooks are 1 from channel islands
2 continuation book
Others I have seen are too late 63 and another continuation book
Fingers crossed
Thanks to anyone who can help me

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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2016, 07:20:07 PM »
Ok golo i have several logbooks all for tricycles ( never known as three wheelers on logbooks or tax discs)
The rates changed and therefore the logbooks are amended but these are facts
Gordon tricycle 1955 £5 annual £1/7/6 quarterly
Ditto another but logbook amended by 1963 to £6 or£2/4/0
Bond 1956 £6 or £2/4/0
Bond 1959 £8 or £2//19/0
Bond 1963 £10 or £3/6/5

Many other details left out ordifferent depending on who wrote them so that would mean the tax discs would differ depending on the clerk at the desk . The only important details were make, reg , and duty I think ring me if you like 0151-632-4239
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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2016, 07:40:30 PM »
I have unearthed cancelled log books for two Isetta's with the rates of duty on. 
1. Registered 2nd November 1957- Annual £12.10.0d Quarterly £3.8.9d

2. Registered  4th July 1960   -  Annual £12.10.0d.Quarterly £3.8.9d then altered to £15.0.0d. and £5.10.0d and a second time to £17.10.0d and £6.8.Od. with no indication of dates.  I hope this may be of some help.   Jean
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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2016, 07:48:53 PM »
Surely jean that first at least must be a 4 wheeler your muddying the waters arent you ? What class ? Amended I think they are ALL four wheelers so completely different
« Last Edit: May 03, 2016, 07:58:22 PM by richard »
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Re: Three wheeler road tax
« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2016, 10:18:58 PM »
 A big thank you to Jean Richard and Grant. Have All I need now
Rumcars saves the day again. The change from quarterly to 4 monthly mystery solved too
Ian J   Abingdon