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1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback

Sale price: $1,395,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 28.09.2016

Sale type: Fixed price listing

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Manufacturer: Bentley
Model: R-Type
Year: 1953
Color: Other Color
Interior Color: Other Color
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback for sale

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  • 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback
  • 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback
  • 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback
  • 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback
  • 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback

Sales (718) 545-0500 24-30 46th Street Astoria New York 11103 1953 Bentley R-Type Vehicle Information VIN: 20288 Stock: 20288 Mileage:   Color:   Trans:   Engine:   MPG:   Drivetrain:   Description This 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback by H. J. Mulliner is an undisputed icon of British motoring and one of the all-time great Bentley models. Built in extremely limited numbers. these high-performance grand touring cars attracted an elite clientele that included royalty. celebrities. and captains of industry. This car. BC10LB. is certainly no exception. as Ian Fleming. creator of the James Bond series. ordered this Bentley for his friend and collaborator Ivar Bryce. Bryce. a fascinating figure in his own right. worked for the British Security Coordination during World War II and was the inspiration for Flemings character Felix Leiter. Originally finished in Deep Grey and specified as a left-hand drive. manual gearbox car with fender spats and lightweight seats. Bryces R-Type Continental was equipped with bespoke features such as fitted luggage and a racehorse mascot. Recently discovered in a Hollywood. California garage. where it had been hidden away for over three decades. this unrestored R-Type Continental is the most exciting and important post-war Bentley to come to market in a generation. -The Most Significant Bentley Discovery in Recent Memory-Desirably Equipped with Left-Hand Drive. Manual Gearbox. and Lightweight Seats-Exceptional Provenance with Ties to James Bond Creator Ian Fleming-California Black-Plate Car Retaining Original Interior and Matching-Numbers Engine-First class winner at the 1971 Concours d'Elegance. -Has been sitting in a garage in California for the last 40 years. -An Ideal Restoration Candidate Price: $1. 95. 00 Options and Standard Features Basic Information Stock Number: 20288 VIN Number: 20288 Make: Bentley Model: R-Type Model Year: 1953 Vehicle Trim: Continental Fastback Contact Gullwing Motor Cars 24-30 46th Street Astoria New York 11103 View Map Ask for:Sales Contact: Contact Us Main:(718) 545-0500  Apply Now Secure Credit Application Applying for a vehicle loan online is one of the quickest and easiest application methods. Our secure application is easy to complete. all you need are a few personal and employment details. Credit Application Directions to Dealer Contact Us Terms Placing a Bid: Your bid constitutes a legally binding contract to purchase this vehicle. Please do not bid if you're not seriously interested or financially able to purchase this vehicle. Please read eBay's User AgreementGullwing Motor Cars reserves the right to. Obtain and verify the registered information of all users who bid on this auction. Cancel any and all bids at our discretion. or end the auction early if necessary. Bidders Age: You must be 18 years of age or older to Bid. Special eBay Bid Retraction Rules: Please read eBay's "Retracting a Bid" If you place a bid before the last 12-hour period of the auction: You may retract that bid before that last 12-hour period but only for exceptional circumstances. You will not be allowed to retract that bid during the last 12-hour period of the auction. If you place a bid during the last 12-hour period of the auction: You will be allowed to retract the bid for exceptional circumstances but only if you do so within one hour after placing the bid. Funds & Financing: For help in arranging for a Pre-Approved loan or for any questions please e-mail or phone at
(718) 545-0500 prior to bidding. Buyers Inspection: Gullwing Motor Cars has done our best to disclose all information known about this vehicle for auction. Gullwing Motor Cars welcomes a buyers inspection. If you plan to have a buyers inspection. please make sure you inspect the vehicle prior to the auction ending. Inspection fees if any are Buyers responsibility. Representations and Warranties made by seller: This vehicle is being sold "as is". Manufacturer's warranties may still apply. Extended warranty may be available. e-mail or phone at (718) 545-0500 for details. No representations or warranties are made by seller. nor are any representations or warranties relied upon by bidders in making bids. Taxes and Registration fees: Out of state buyers are responsible for all state. county. city taxes and fees. as well as title service fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered. All taxes and fees must be paid in full in order for vehicle to be titled and registered. Title Information: Vehicles titles may be held by banks or lenders as collateral for loans. In many cases there is a delay in receiving the original instruments up to 21 days from the time we pay a vehicle off. While we usually have all titles in our possession at closing. there are occasions where we may be waiting for them to arrive. If payment is made by cashier's or personal checks we will hold all titles for 10 days or until funds have cleared. Shipping & Delivery: All shipping charges are buyer's responsibility. Gullwing Motor Cars will help with shipping arrangements but will not be responsible in any way for claims arising from shipping damage!Licensed Carriers are generally insured for $3. 00. 00. 00. We assume no responsibility for damages incurred after the vehicle leaves our showroom. All shipping arrangements are provided by Gullwing Motor Cars as a courtesy. We are not affiliated with any carrier. Any claims or other communication regarding shipment of vehicles will be between you and the shipper. not with Gullwing Motor Cars. The amount of time it takes for delivery is dependent on the carrier. but is generally 7-14 days from the date the vehicle is picked up from our facility until it is delivered to your destination. Verify with the shipper for an Estimate Time of Arrival to be sure. Finalizing your Purchase: Gullwing Motor Cars will contact the successful high bidder by e-mail after the auction closes. Successful high bidder MUST communicate with at Gullwing Motor Cars by e-mail or phone
(718) 545-0500 within 24 hours of the auction ending to make arrangements to complete their transaction. If we cannot confirm your intention to buy or the sale is not completed within 5 days. we reserve the right to relist this vehicle or sell to any other qualified buyer. In order to secure bid on vehicle. Successful bidder (BUYER) must within 24 hours of bid closing send to Seller a Deposit in the amount of 10% by major credit card. cash in person or bank certified funds. Within 72 hours of bid closing. Buyer must send balance of funds by bank wire transfer. cash in person. bank certified funds to Seller. At time of sending initial deposit. Buyer MUST fax copy of their State issued valid Driver License. Furthermore. before said vehicle is released for shipment to Buyer. all other Sale related and title related paperwork must be signed and returned complete to Seller.
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