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1928 Bentley 3 Litre    
Original 1927 Numbers
Chassis No. AX1662
Engine No. HT1630
Registration No. YT 3942

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Engine No.
Registration No. YT 3942

(Current owner / former owners, please come forward with updates. - June 2016)
 
1970s
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1927 Bentley 3 Litre in The New Avengers, TV Series, 1976-1977

 
     
     
  Source: Internet Movie Cars Database
Updated: Aug 29, 2012
Posted: Feb 08, 2007
 
     
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1927 3-Litre Racing Green Bentley.

 
     
     
  Source: The Avengers
Posted: Mar 04, 2006
 
     
January 1966 - August 1967
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This car appeared in a total of 12 episodes of The Avengers. In the first 6 of these it bore the registration plate UW 4887 (its predecessor), which actually belonged to KL3590. In its second 6 episodes it had its correct registration, YT 3942. These were shot between Jan 1966 and Aug 1967.

 
     
     
  Source: Ian Wegg
Posted: Jun 06, 2016
 
     
1960s
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YT 3942 in The Avengers, TV Series, 1961-1969
(Comment found on IMCD website: "Steed used 4 or 5 different Bentleys, though he and Emma spoke if he had only one...")

 
     
     
  Source: Internet Movie Cars Database
Posted: Jan 19, 2009
 
     
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Chassis No. AX1662
Engine No. HT1630
Registration No. YT 3942
Date of Delivery: Aug 1927
Type of Body: 4-seater
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Type of Car: SP
   
First Owner: CROSS C H W
 
     
  More Info: According to original Vanden Plas Coachbuilder records, this car was originally fitted with Body No. 1384 with a standard Sporting 4-seater; Weymann fabric / paint to match; 7/1927.

Michael Hay, in his book Bentley: The Vintage Years, 1997, states: "Vanden Plas body no. 1384. Eng AX 1665 removed before sale and replaced by HT 1630. Last heard of 1966. Used in TV programme "The Avengers"."
 
     
     
  Updated: Jul 05, 2007
Posted: Mar 01, 2007
 
     
 
 
 
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