This is a truly magnificent 1/18 scale model of the Bentley State Limousine presented to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
A consortium of 50 British businesses contributed to the manufacture of the Limousine car which was wholly designed and constructed at the Crewe Bentley factory. With this model you will get copies of various photographs papers etc all of which came to me from an employee who participated in the build of the car. ALSO, he gave me a Special Mulliner Park Ward badge that was presented to him by the company…..
I show a part page from a newspaper which refers to the cost of £10 Million pounds. Front cover of the Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motors VOICE periodical Outside the Crewe factory with all the craftsmen and the car A picture of the car inside the building A picture of the Queen being shown the front interior Picture of the plaque inside the car showing the signatures of all those who produced it Another group shot outside an old building, Windsor ? Group shot outside the factory Press / publicity picture of a “ Full size Model of the State Limousine “ Page 6517 from “ The Flying Lady “ showing the Motor Car.
The length of this very finely detailed model is 13.5 inches / 345 mm. The size of the box is approx. 18 x 7 x 5.5 inches / 410 x 180 x 140 mm. The weight of the car in the box is 2.6 kilos / approx 5 pounds. The substantial box is glossy card, please excuse the reflections. There is an extra separate roof part for the car.
This RREC yearbook for the Jubilee year weighs 2100 grams / nearly 5 pounds. 450 large finest glossy pages. Size is 260 x 255 x 40 grams / about 10 x 10 x 1 ½ inches. Sample pages follow..........
Shown lower down are pictures of the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club 2012 Yearbook. With that, a few pictures of the extensive chapter about the cars in the Royal Mews ( the Queen’s garage !). Several fascinating pages about this car, it’s conception, build and presentation.
Immediately below you will see pictures of the very special gold badge / pin one was presented to each member of the small team who worked on the car.
IDENTICAL with The badge Sold in Bonhams R-R auction for £720, Including premium