• Short Summary

    In London on Thursday (20 May) veteran automobile collectors gathered at Earl's Court--site of Britain's annual motor show--to bid for some of the world's finest old cars.

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    In London on Thursday (20 May) veteran automobile collectors gathered at Earl's Court--site of Britain's annual motor show--to bid for some of the world's finest old cars.

    A Rolls Royce Phantom fetched the highest price at the auction. Bidding started at GBP2,000 and finally closed at GBP6,200.

    SYNOPSIS: In London Thursday, automobile enthusiasts gathered at Earl's Court--site of Britain's annual motor show--for one of the world's rarest auctions....veteran cars. Among the cars up for auction was this classic Durracq. Large crowds of onlookers attended the auction and potential buyers came from many parts of Europe and the United States.

    Bidding started at two thousand pounds for one car.

    It was this classic Rolls Royce Phantom that fetched the highest price of the day. True to the auctioneer's word, it was in excellent condition and the bidding competition was fierce.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA414TBAQNBZGUTSZ1W4PKLLT62
    Media URN:
    VLVA414TBAQNBZGUTSZ1W4PKLLT62
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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