The next H&H Classics
Auction Online on July 3rd will feature a car owned by Sir Bernard Docker Chairman of Daimler and BSA and used by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
The new owner will thus acquire a fascinating classic which is part of Britains automotive and royal history,
This fabulous 1947 Daimler DE27 was built by Hoopers in 1947 to an exacting specification which is all detailed and on file. It appears to be complete and carries a flag standard mounting above the windscreen.
It was completed for Daimler Group Chairman Sir Bernard Docker and was used by him in France. Returning to the UK, it was handed over to Rossleigh Ltd of Edinburgh who held the Royal Warrant. It was used by the Queen Mother when visiting Edinburgh in 1950 with the then, Princess Elizabeth, latterly Queen Elizabeth 2. It was used on many other state functions, carrying the registration number SF1 (not for sale with the car). The car comes with various letters on file from the Daimler and Lanchester owners club.
And by way of contrast H&H Classics are offering this unique 1990 Ford .
THE MOST ORIGINAL 1990 FORD RS 1600 TURBO IN EXISTENCE - ONE OWNER SINCE NEW ESTIMATE £28,000 - £32,000
This stunning example of a much-loved Ford design has never been on the open market since its registration in 9th August 1990. It provides a unique opportunity to acquire what surely must be the most original RS Turbo in existence. In has been in its current ownership since it was registered new and has just 43,000 warranted miles on the clock. Of course there is a complete history file from day one.
Original inside and out and never restored with date stamped panels. All book packs are present and there are two sets of keys.
This fabulous and unique RS has been in its current ownership since it was bought new from Godfrey Davis Ltd. The vendor is a Ford Master technician who has overseen all the maintenance work during its life. It is totally original even down to the hoses which are original Ford.
The spare wheel has never been on the car. The history file contains every invoice from day one including the bill of sale. This car really has to be seen to be believed.