Daimler DE 27 4,095cc Six-light Limousine - 1946
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Last update: 22.11.2013
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Daimler DE 27 4,095cc Six-light Limousine - 1946 for sale
Formerly the property of General Sir Bernard Freyberg V. C. . Governor General of New Zealand
1946 Daimler DE 27 4. 95cc Six-light Limousine
Coachwork by Hooper – Body no. 9176
Registration no. 448 XUS (note. registration on car photo is a private one which has been transferred)
Chassis no. 50003
Engine no. 11676
This car remained as the Vice Regal car in New Zealand until 1954. It later passed into funeral service before rescue for preservation. at which time an eight year body-off restoration was embarked upon. the work being entrusted to Owen Goldsmith of Goldies Garage. near Tauranga. The coachwork is smartly presented in maroon over black livery and furnished with grey leather upholstery to the front and grey cloth to the rear. with grey carpeting throughout. There are fold-down occasional seats in the rear with an electric drop-down division separating the chauffeur from his employers. This Vice Regal car is equipped with Lucas head and spotlights. four motor club badges and a bonnet flagstaff. The car ran smoothly at the time of cataloguing. the pre-selector gearbox and fluid flywheels functioning correctly.
This imposing car comes with a booklet recording the distinguished history of General Freyberg. a photocopy of running manuals. contemporary magazine articles and a Swansea V5C. The vehicle is stored under cover in secure location and can be viewed by prior appointment (almost any day prior to close of auction) near Ripon. North Yorkshire. Please send ebay message to arrange.
A deposit will secure the vehicle with payment accepted in cash. direct bank transfer or paypal.
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