• Short Summary

    A SALE OF VETERAN EDWARDIAN AND VINTAGE VEHICLES, AND POST-VINTAGE THOROUGHBREDS, IS BEING HELD IN LONDON, U.

  • Description

    A SALE OF VETERAN EDWARDIAN AND VINTAGE VEHICLES, AND POST-VINTAGE THOROUGHBREDS, IS BEING HELD IN LONDON, U.K., ON THURSDAY. THE GREATEST INTEREST IS EXPECTED TO CENTRE ON TWO CARS PREVIOUSLY OWNED BY SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, AND HIGH PRICES ARE LIKELY.

    ONE OF THE CHURCHILL CARS IS A 1938 AUSTIN 10 CAMBRIDGE SALOON. IT WAS USED BY SIR WINSTON BETWEEN 1938 TO 1950 - COVERING HIS YEARS OF PREMIERSHIP DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR - AND THE LOG BOOK CARRIES HIS SIGNATURE.

    SIR WINSTON'S SECOND CAR IN THE SALE IS A 1955 HUMBER HAWK 2.3-LITRE ESTATE WHICH HE USED BETWEEN 1955 AND 1961, WHILE LIVING AT HYDE PARK GATE IN LONDON, AND AT CHARTWELL. THE ORIGINAL LOG BOOK, WHICH IS SOLD WITH CAR, ALSO CARRIES THE LATE BRITISH LEADER'S SIGNATURE.

    ALTOGETHER, THE SALE IS CARRYING 207 ITEMS, RANGING FROM AN 1890 TRADESMAN'S DELIVERY TRICYCLE TO A 1938 ROLLS-ROYCE SEDANCA DE VILLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE1F3U21EJSU771L71ESWLBVVH
    Media URN:
    VLVAE1F3U21EJSU771L71ESWLBVVH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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