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1928 Bentley 4½ Litre    
Original 1928 Numbers
Chassis No. RN3050
Engine No. RN3047
Registration No. UC 2801

  This car - updated
Chassis No. RN3050
Engine No. RN3047
Registration No. UC 2801

(Updated with information from Hans Hugenholtz - October 2012)
 
October 2017
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"Recent photos of my 4.5, October 2017"

 
     
     
  Source: Hans Hugenholtz (Owner)
Posted: Jan 05, 2018
 
     
2015
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"Enclosed are some more photos of my RN 3050, registration UC 2801, at the Chantilly Concours in 2015."

 
     
     
  Source: Hans Hugenholtz (Owner)
Posted: Jul 12, 2016
 
     
2013
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  Source: Hans Hugenholtz (Owner)
Posted: Jul 12, 2016
 
     
October 2012
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"Chassis no: RN3050 ~ Engine no: RN3047 ~ Registration no: UC 2801

1938-1977 Dr Stenhouse
1977-1983 Capt. Bruce Gordon
1983-1984 David Heimann
1984-1986 Gary Wales USA
1986-1987 Stanley Mann new LM replica body
1991-1999 Tom Selleck
1999-2012 Chip Connor
Jan 2012 J. Hugenholtz
Car now in Belgium on original UC 2801 registration"

 
     
     
  Source: Hans Hugenholtz (Owner)
Posted: Oct 09, 2012
 
     
2012
 

This car was purchased by Hans Hugenholtz in January 2012.

 
     
     
  Source: Hans Hugenholtz
Posted: Oct 09, 2012
 
     
2005
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  Source: Hans Hugenholtz
Posted: Jul 12, 2016
 
     
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  Source: Lefigaro (France) and Lombardi (Japan)
Posted: Oct 04, 2011
 
     
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When the Maharaja of Bhavnagar (India) had his 6½ litre Chassis no. FA2513 rebodied by Barkers in 1938, the original Barker boattail was bought by Coopers who modified it suitably and fitted it to the 4½ litre Chassis No. RN3050 above (with Reg. no. UC 2801).

 
     
     
  Source: Photo - Bentley Motors
Posted: Aug 07, 2008
 
     
EARLIEST RECORD OF HISTORICAL FACTS & INFORMATION
 
Chassis No. RN3050
Engine No. RN3047
Registration No. UC 2801
Date of Delivery: Feb 1928
Type of Body: Saloon
Coachbuilder: Harrison
Type of Car: No info
   
First Owner: NERES L P
 
     
  More Info: Michael Hay, in his book Bentley: The Vintage Years, 1997, states: "Fitted Barker 2 seater ex ch. FA 2513 by Cooper 1938 - removed and fitted to LB 2348. Rebuilt as Le Mans replica Vanden Plas 4 seater by H&H."  
     
     
  Posted: Mar 01, 2007  
     
 
 
 
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