The Bentley is
now sold. Thanks to all those who were interested, sorry to those who missed out.
Chassis Number 276, Engine Number 285, Vanden
Plas Body Number 3262
This stunningy original 3-litre Bentley has been a treasured
possession of the present custodian - a respected professional restorer of fine vintage
cars and motorcycles - for approximately sixty years.
The chassis of the car (frame, suspension, steering, motor
and ancilliaries, drive train, wheels, brakes and axles) has been restored with a strong
focus on originality, while the elegant Vanden Plas body, with its orignal aluminium
panels and black-stained timber frame, awaits refinishing and retrimming.
All major parts are with the car including its hallmark
radiator and bonnet, whose hinges are stamped with the chassis number.
Sadly the time has come to dispose of the vehicle and the
family is intererested in finding it a good and suitable home. Expressions of interest are
sought from parties interested in acquiring this extremely rare and original vehicle. All
information regarding the disposal of car will supplied via this web page. Please respect
the family's privacy and refrain from contacting them directly regarding the disposal of
Details of the Expression of
A brief history of the car
Regarding the present
status of the car
The images below show the car in its present condtion and
state of assembly. Click on an image below for a high resolution view - return to this
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