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Lot 098

1936 Bentley 4-1/4 Litre Sports Saloon by Park Ward

  • Chassis no. B6JD
  • Engine no. S4BR

Sold for kr. 621,600

This lot will be sold with the following documents: Bill of Sale

Bodied by Park Ward Ltd., this Derby Bentley was registered as COP30 and delivered to Mr F.A. Hall, of Birmingham, on 9 January 1937. From May 1938, it was owned by a Mrs Hanson, from Staffordshire, who kept the registration number for another car. B6JD was then registered with the 1956 Staffordshire number 159LRF, which it still carries.

Although solid and complete, it displays some deterioration of finish and trim, particularly on the edges of the panels and the dashboard. The interior fabric, particularly the sliding sunroof and carpets, could use attention, and there is significant wear to the leather upholstery. A full restoration would make this a very desirable 4-1/4 litre sports saloon, particularly with its attractive coachwork.

Denne Derby Bentley med karosseri af Park Ward Ltd. blev registreret som COP30 og leveret til Mr. F.A. Hall fra Birmingham den 9. januar 1937. Fra maj 1938 var dens ejer en Mrs. Hanson fra Staffordshire, som beholdt registreringsnummeret til en anden bil. B6JD blev så i 1956 registreret med Staffordshire-nummeret 159LRF, som den stadig bærer.

Selvom den er solid og fuldstændig, påviser den noget slid på finish og pynt, især på panelkanterne og instrumentbrættet. Interiørstoffet, især på det glidende soltag og tæpperne, ville nyde godt ldt opmærksomhed, og der er synligt slid på læderbetrækket. En fuld istandsættelse ville gøre dette til en meget attraktiv 4-1/4 liter sportssedan, især på grund af dens tiltalende karosseri.

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