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1931 Bentley 4½ Litre    
Original 1930 Numbers
Chassis No. FS3620
Engine No. FS3623
Registration No. UD 4153

  This car - updated
Chassis No. FS3620
Engine No. FS3623
Registration No. AZK 436

(Updated with information from Kjell Lind. - September 2016)
 
September 2016
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Found on Classic & Sport Car website on September 23, 2016

1930 Bentley 4½ Litre
WO Bentley 4½ Litre 1930. Totally unique car. Drophead Coupe by T. H. Gill & Son Ltd. Specially made for Olympia Car Show 1930 and is still in original condition and with maching numbers. The car is one of the 50, 4.5 L with "Heavy crank engine" (the same as the compressor cars) gearbox of c-type. A unique opportunity to purchase one of the few WO Bentley that still has its original body remains in fantastic condition.

This car is for sale as of September 23, 2016.

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Additional information received from dealer Kjell Lind:

Chassis no: FS3620
Engine no: FS3623
Registration no: AZK 436

Asking price: £835000

Location: Ulricehamn. Sweden

 
     
     
  Source: Kjell Lind & Classic & Sport Car
Posted: Sep 23, 2016
 
     
March 2015
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Car in the photograph
bears Reg. No. AZK 436
on the number plate
 
 
 

"1930 Bentley 4 Litre DHC
Price: EUR 1100000
Location: Sweden

WO Bentley 4.5 L 1930 Totally unique car. Drophead Coupe by T. H. Gill & Son Ltd. Specially made for Olympia Car Show 1930 and is still in original condition and with maching number. The car is one of the 50, 4 L with "Heavy crank engine" (the same as the compressor cars) gearbox of c-type. A unique opportunity to purchase one of the few WO Bentley that still has its original body remains in fantastic condition. Price: 1.1 million Euro or nearest offer."

 
     
     
  Source: PreWarCar
Posted: Mar 25, 2015
 
     
2003
In Sweden in 2003 / Owned by a BDC member
1996
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FIVA World Rally, 1996

 
     
     
  Source: Britannia
Posted: Jul 01, 2013
 
     
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  Source: Commons Wikipedia
Posted: Jul 01, 2013
 
     
1968
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At Skandiahamnen Terminal, Gothenburg, 1968

At Skandiahamnen Terminal, Gothenburg, 1968

FS3620 (left) and 3-litre Chassis 1238 on
Sunday 1st December 1968 in Örebro
 
 

"Magnus Hedborg bought the 1930 4½-litre Bentley Chassis FS3620, Registration No. UD 4153 in October 1968 from D. Margulies Ltd in London. The T.H. Gill & Sons bodied Drop Head Coupe arrived to Gothenburg from Tilbury with the Swedish Lloyds M/S Saga Sunday, October 24th (together with friend and neighbour Åke Hellden's Singer Le Mans).

The car was driven some 300 kms to Örebro the same evening."

 
     
     
  Source: Anders Hedborg
Posted: Dec 12, 2017
 
     
1930
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4½ litre originally shown at 1930 London Motor Show. Body by Gill.

 
     
     
  Source: "Classic Car" magazine, June 1974
Posted: Jul 21, 2008
 
     
 

Sven Ljungström identified this car as Chassis No. FS3620. He adds that the car is in Sweden at present, with original body. - July 25, 2008

 
 
EARLIEST RECORD OF HISTORICAL FACTS & INFORMATION
 
Chassis No. FS3620
Engine No. FS3623
Registration No. UD 4153
Date of Delivery: Nov 1930
Type of Body: Coupe
Coachbuilder: GILL
Type of Car: No info
   
First Owner: HAYES DASHWOOD E
 
     
  More Info: Michael Hay, in his book Bentley: The Vintage Years, 1997, states: "Olympia show car 1930. Still with original body in Sweden."  
     
     
  Posted: Mar 01, 2007  
     
 
 
 
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