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Vesters & Neirinck Bentley 4 1/4 Ltr. Fixed Head Coupe 1937
Vesters & Neirinck Bentley 4 1/4 Ltr. Fixed Head Coupe 1937
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Description

Chassis B156KT was ordered by the official Rolls-Royce/Bentley dealer, Etablishments Pisart, for M. Claude Lang of Brussels with the following special features: steering column in the lowest possible position, knock-off style hubcaps, French registration plate, no standard mascot, step irons or head lamps specified by client. Also included were locks for the bonnet and petrol tank and wiring and brackets suitable for Continental type headlamps.

The car was delivered by Vesters & Neirinck with the following special amenities as a Low Roof Sports Coupe: large sunroof, hidden luggage compartment, interior hidden tool compartment, exterior chrome luggage rack, Grand Luxe equipment for illumination provided by Villocq and Bottin of Brussels (front and rear), unique rear-mounted spare tire cover, specially engraved original owner's monogram on the side chrome faring, teardrop shaped wings with no running boards, tool compartments, fully trimmed upholstery with the finest Connolly leather interior.

The car was displayed at the September 1939 Vichy Concours d?Elegance where B156KT was awarded the prestigious 'Country Club Award'.

In 2006 the car was offered by RM Auctions and was sold at a price of $1,265,000.- In 2009, the car was offered by Gooding & Company's Scottsdale Auction with an estimate of $900,000 to $1,400,000. It sold for $1.2 million. 

29.07.17
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