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1931 Bentley 8 Litre
Chassis No. YF5001
Engine No. YF5001
Registration No. GK 672
 
2013
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Schloss Dyck, 2013

 
     
     
  Source: The Old Motor, posted by user 'Pavel Novitski'
Posted: Aug 22, 2013
 
     
2011
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BDC Concours at Wroxton, 2011

 
     
     
  Source: Russell Browne
Posted: Jul 29, 2013
 
     
2009
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BDC Silverstone 2009

 
     
     
  Source: Sports Car Digest
Posted: Mar 28, 2011
 
     
2007-2008
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BDC Concours, 2007

BDC Concours, 2008
 
 
 

 

 
     
     
  Source: Russell Browne
Posted: Jul 29, 2013
 
     
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"The first production 8-litre. Sold to heartthrob of the day Jack Buchanon." — Wim Kamper, vintage Bentley enthusiast.

 
     
     
  Source: Wim Kamper
Posted: Feb 23, 2007
 
     
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  Source: Wim Kamper
Posted: Feb 23, 2007
 
     
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"Coachwork By Mulliner. # YF 5001. Historically this is one of the most important 8 litre Bentleys; it was the first production model and its first owner was the famous film and stage star of the thirties, Mr Jack Buchanan. Restored to concours winning condition by the late Geoff Huckle in 1986/7 and has won the prestigious Kensington Garden Award for best restoration. This is as good as it gets. A serious motor car for a serious owner.

 
     
     
  Source: Classic Car Shop
Posted: May 10, 2006
 
     
2003
In England in 2003 / Owned by a BDC member
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Postcard

 
     
     
  Source: eBay
Posted: Nov 23, 2010
 
     
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(Frank Dale)

 
     
     
  Source: Cars of the Super Rich
Posted: Sep 24, 2010
 
     
EARLIEST RECORD OF HISTORICAL FACTS & INFORMATION
 
Chassis No. YF5001
Engine No. YF5001
Registration No. GK 672
Date of Delivery: Oct 1930
Type of Body: Saloon (Weymann)
Coachbuilder: H J Mulliner
Type of Car: 13
   
First Owner: BUCHANAN JACK
 
     
  More Info: Michael Hay, in his book Bentley: The Vintage Years, 1997, states: "F/8001. Demonstrator."  
     
     
  Posted: Mar 01, 2007  
     
 
 
 
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