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1967 VANDEN PLAS PRINCESS R MINISTRY - £24,995

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This truly wonderful collectors piece, first registered to The Ministry of Public Buildings & Works and believed to have been used by former Prime Minister Harold Wilson during the early 1970s. The Vanden Plas Princess R was first registered on the 2nd October 1967 and supplied new in Ministry Black livery with Gold coachlines and was fitted with rear seat belts from new. SMT 594F was sold by The Ministry in 1978 and was then kept off the road, dry stored in a barn for many years. It was found in a very original state and re-furbished sympathetically keeping as much originality as possible. The VDP first came to us over two years ago and immediately sold to a Worcestershire based private collector who has since kept the vehicle dry stored as part of his impressive collection. It was taken on a tour of the Yorkshire Moors on initial purchase and has since been carefully dry stored. On arrival in early 2015 and at the request of both The Huddersfield Examiner and Classic Car Weekly, SMT 594F was transported to Huddersfield, the birth place of Harold Wilson and photographed next to his statue outside Huddersfield Train Station. The articles and photographs add to an already interesting history file that includes the original buff logbook and a photograph of Harold Wilson with his father, next to the Vanden Plas at Heathrow Airport on the 27th August 1971. The news story in 2015 even made The Daily Mail online, a copy of the article is also with the car.

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  • Transmission 69197354786223e29b85070a0695cc247a4c2b215c743673c2d02e864b4cd687 N/A
  • Steering ca68a9643bbb915d30839040f432af59e679db8cf98e23a4378cbef2ed805059 RHD
  • RefCode: TA1068730

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