1924 Bentley 3 Litre Gurney Nutting style Tourer 773
Sale price: £225,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 01.09.2015
Car location: Bethesda, United KingdomSale type: Fixed price listing
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|Model:||1924 Bentley 3 Litre Gurney Nutting style Tourer 7|
|Drive side:||Right-hand drive|
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1924 Bentley 3 Litre Gurney Nutting style Tourer 773 for sale
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Chassis No. 773. Reg No. XX 1487. £225. 00.
Gerald James Cuthbert Harrison (1895/1954) Cons MP (Bodmin). PPS to First Lord of the Admiralty. Amateur Cricketer took delivery of No. 773 at Cowley Street. London. G. J. C. Harrison was scion of the Robley / Robinson family of Scalesceugh (burnt down in 1745 by the Scots & rebuilt in 1746). The family's business interests included Shipping (1st being Arroyo in 1893). Mining/Land. Livestock & Auctioneering & the family tree can be traced back to the 1700s. In 1952 Gerald's daughter - Margaret became the 1st wife of the 10th Earl of Mayo - whose family claim to be descended from a “Pirate Queen” of Connemara! G. J. C. Harrison's addresses included Wreay Hall. Carlisle and 3 in London - 15 Holland Villas. 63 Tufton Street (Colonel Thomas Blood (1618/80) had lived on this street - he was an Anglo-Irish officer who in 1671 attempted to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London) & 15 Cowley Street which dates from 1722. By 1928 No 773 was acquired by Edward Hedley-Stevens (born 1889) who was a manager of the British American Tobacco Co based in Penang. Malaysia. In 1915 whilst stationed in Penang he married Miss Olive Williams whose cousins Philip & Seymour Williams were residents in Malaya. Edward Stevens returned to the UK in the early 1930s due to ill-health. No 773 returned with him. After a further 30 years No 773 was acquired by a Mr. H M B Thorp – there is a gentleman by the name of Harold Marsh Birch Thorp. There is a Thomas Thorp (scientific instrument inventor) who with his partner Thomas Gardiner Marsh invented the prepayment gas meter. Harold M. B. Thorp together with Robert Franklin Thorp also lodged several patents including an automatic feeding apparatus for game birds & poultry. By 1982 No 773 was with Charles B. Gill a powerboat racer of some note with his Cigarette Offshore Powerboat with its 8 cylinder Chevrolet power unit.
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Comments and questions to the seller:from schandeler gaston, dated 12 september 2015
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