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1925 Bentley 3 Litre    
Original 1924 Numbers
Chassis No. 925
Engine No. 944
Registration No. (Not available)

  This car - updated
Chassis No. 925
Engine No. 944
Registration No. 5512

(Updated with information from John McQuay. - November 2013)
 
September 2017
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"Dear Vintage Bentleys, I attach photos received from my Western Australian friend George Eftos who saw Chassis 925 at the Perth Yatch club. The photos depict 925 parked at the Perth Yaucht club."

 
     
     
  Source: Alan Giles & George Eftos
Posted: Sep 08, 2017
 
     
September 2016
 

"3 Litre Chassis No. 925 has been sold from Victoria to WA to Tony Packer"

 
     
     
  Source: Terry McGrath
Posted: Sep 01, 2016
 
     
November 2013
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  Jul 13, 2016: Sold

1925 Bentley 3/4½ Litre
Chassis no: 925 - Engine no: 944 - Registration no: 5512
Asking price: GBP 275,000

Extra Information
Matching numbers 3/4½ litre totally rebuilt 10,000 kms ago. Every nut and bolt on the car was either replaced or made standard. Car was delivered new to Aust 1925. Engine rebuild inc. new billett c/bal crankshaft, new 4 1/2 litre block from NZ, new Phoenix roller tapets, new camshaft, new ceramic water pump, Radiator recorred. Electric fan NDR alternator. All gears and bearings in engine replaced All brake shafts hard chromed and reground, new kingpins and ball socketds in steering tubes. Electroic ignition built into magnetos, spare rebuilt set of magnetos. A ratio gears fitted with modern style clutch. Diff completely rebuilt with 4 star carrier and 3.3 ratio. Le Mans style tank. All spokes in wheels replaced and new rear splines on new finned brake drums. Compression ratio 6.9 to 1.
 
     
     
  Source: John McQuay (Owner)
Updated: Jul 13, 2016
Updated: Jan 16, 2016
Posted: Nov 04, 2013
 
     
November 2012
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  "Please find attached photos of chassis 925. There are some of the condition the car was found and various stages of the rebuild, the car is now a 3/4½ litre on a 9ft 9½ chassis."  
     
     
  Source: John McQuay (Owner)
Posted: Nov 27, 2012
 
     
November 2008
 

This car is currently owned by John McQuay in Australia. It was purchased in 2006.

"I purchased car in 80 boxes of bits, the chassis is now 9 ft 9½ and is being rebuilt as a 3/4½. VDP style body. Should be completed 2009."

 
     
     
  Source: John McQuay (Owner)
Posted: Nov 07, 2008
 
     
1950?
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  Source: John McQuay
Posted: Sep 15, 2009
 
     
EARLIEST RECORD OF HISTORICAL FACTS & INFORMATION
 
Chassis No. 925
Engine No. 944
Registration No. (Australia)
Date of Delivery: Dec 1924
Type of Body: 4-seater
Coachbuilder: FLOOD
Type of Car: ST
   
First Owner: Miss N.B. Health
 
     
  More Info: Michael Hay, in his book Bentley: The Vintage Years, 1997, states: Cut to 9'9" - now restored to 10'10"  
     
     
  Posted: Mar 01, 2007  
     
 
 
 
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