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1926 Bentley 3 Litre    
Original 1926 Numbers
Chassis No. 1207
Engine No. 1217
Registration No. YP 8041

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2007
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Bentley tourer — 3 Litre Speed Model

 
     
     
  Source: Mirbach - Fine Historic Racing
Posted: Nov 15, 2007
 
     
2006
In USA in 2006 / Owned by a BDC member
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  Source: Rolls-Royce Owners Club - Northern California Region
Posted: Sep 17, 2007
 
     
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  Source: Visipix
Posted: Sep 13, 2010
 
     
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"This car was owned by my grandfather. Above are three pictures of my grandfather's Bentley that I found."

 
     
     
  Source: Robbie Richardson (Grandson of former owner)
Posted: Nov 14, 2017
 
     
EARLIEST RECORD OF HISTORICAL FACTS & INFORMATION
 
Chassis No. 1207
Engine No. 1217
Registration No. YP 8041
Date of Delivery: Mar 1926
Type of Body: 2/3-seater
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Type of Car: SP
   
First Owner: BARING E B
 
     
  More Info: According to original Vanden Plas Coachbuilder records, this car was originally fitted with Body No. 1252 with a Speed model 3-seater (Lanchester type) Sports; ivory / brown / black; 3/1926.

Michael Hay, in his book Bentley: The Vintage Years, 1997, states: "Vanden Plas body no. 1252. "Lanchester type". 4 Litre petrol tank badge fitted 10/32. In USA 1959-89 - now back in UK."
 
     
     
  Updated: Jul 04, 2007
Posted: Mar 01, 2007
 
     
 
 
 
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Nov 20, 2017 - Info and photograph added for Chassis No. HT1637
Nov 17, 2017 - Info and photographs added for Chassis No. HM2861
Nov 16, 2017 - Info and photographs added for Chassis No. 1157
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