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1927 Bentley 3 Litre    
Original 1926 Numbers
Chassis No. RE1400
Engine No. LT1580
Registration No. YR 4575

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Chassis No. -
Engine No. -
Registration No. YR 4575

(Current owner / former owners, please come forward with further updates. - December 2017)
 
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"A screenshot from 'Peaky Blinders' a BBC gangster drama."

 
     
     
  Source: Flickr, posted by user 'RedRose'
Posted: Dec 13, 2017
 
     
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Received from Harry Morten, Dec 29, 2014:
"This car was seen appearing on UK TV series "Downton Abbey"on Christmas Day 2014."

Received from Ian Wegg, Dec 30, 2014:
"Further to Harry Morten's update, these are screenshots of 'YR 4575' from the "Downton Abbey" Christmas programme."

 
     
     
  Source: Harry Morten & Ian Wegg
Posted: Dec 30, 2014
 
     
2006
In England in 2006 / Owned by a BDC member
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  Source: Auto Car
Posted: Sep 20, 2007
 
     
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  Source: "Motorsport" magazine, 1973
Posted: Aug 14, 2007
 
     
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Chassis No. RE1400
Engine No. LT1580
Registration No. YR 4575
Date of Delivery: Nov 1926
Type of Body: 4-seater
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Type of Car: SP
   
First Owner: ROSKELL R C
 
     
  More Info: According to original Vanden Plas Coachbuilder records, this car was originally fitted with Body No. 1328 with a standard 4-seater; Weymann black / red; 10/1926.

Michael Hay, in his book Bentley: The Vintage Years, 1997, states: "Vanden Plas body no. 1328. "5mm off block hour glass piston", later fitted engine LM 1342 ex ch. LM 1345 (No. 8 1926 Le Mans) now back in ch. LM 1345. Accident 4/29 - rebuilt on reconditioned frame."
 
     
     
  Updated: Jul 05, 2007
Posted: Mar 01, 2007
 
     
 
 
 
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