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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:48 am 
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As per attached picture, the answer has to be found in Germany, which is where this car is owned. My guess is that this is yet another car of which the original body was separated from its chassis in order to build yet another open tourer a la VandenPlas on it. Leyshon James is one of the sources of these bodies, sometimes the original wings are re-used, sometimes these are also new.


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2013 6:00 pm 
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Oxborrow & Fuller ad with their patented Continental Open Tourer, which was solely built by VandenPlas, on Bentley, Alvis, Lagonda and Rolls-Royce chassis as ordered. When relations between Oxborrow &Fuller and VandenPlas detoriated by the very strict attitude to outside sales by O & F, VDP took a good long look at the design, and progressed into the Four Door Allweather design which to a large extent is most similar.


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2013 6:11 pm 
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For comparison: see the VDP ad for the Allweather


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:27 pm 
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Design for B11HM which was built in the colour shown, and then there was a second car, recently sold, which was supplied new in a different colour, but which is now in this same colour as well (but with a beige interior.)


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2014 9:23 am 
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period pic


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:10 am 
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Vanden Plas Bentley 4 1/4 Litre, 1936


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Sat Feb 15, 2014 11:16 am 
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Vanden Plas Bentley 3.5 Litre Saloon, #B63EJ


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
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Vanden Plas Bentley 4 1/4 Litre, #B97GP


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:47 am 
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Vanden Plas Bentley 4 1/4 Litre, registration number ELB3


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:01 pm 
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TommyK wrote:
Vanden Plas Bentley 4 1/4 Litre, registration number ELB3

#B84LS
Americanized later in life....


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2014 1:14 pm 
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Shame that the wing valances were rounded off behind the wheels - they no longer harmonise with the high door side above the swage line. New curved door-handles too, which don't really accord with straight aspect of the side view. Nice to see it has survived nonetheless.

Clive.


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Sat May 10, 2014 9:23 am 
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Vanden Plas Bentley 3.5 Litre Oxborrow & Fuller Continental Tourer, 1934


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Thu May 15, 2014 12:43 pm 
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Vanden Plas Bentley 3.5 Litre Oxborrow & Fuller Tourer, 1935


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2014 10:44 am 
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1935 ad


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:25 am 
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Vanden Plas Bentley Silent Travel Pillarless Sports Saloon for Jack Barclay


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:05 am 
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Vanden Plas Bentley 3.5 Litre Silent Travel Saloon, #B61FC, Feb.1936


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:37 pm 
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another Oxborrow & Fuller Tourer, 1935


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
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Vanden Plas Bentley 4 1/4 Litre 4-door pillarless Saloon, May 1936, #B182GA


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
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Vanden Plas Bentley 4 1/4 Litre Pillarless Saloon, October 1936, #B108HK


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 Post subject: Re: Vanden Plas Bentley (Derby)
PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:06 am 
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TommyK wrote:
Vanden Plas Bentley Silent Travel Pillarless Sports Saloon for Jack Barclay

Since Vanden Plas has only two Silent Travel built (to my knowldge at least) being B61FC and B63FC you have already posted both.
BUT: both are 1292/1 design.
none for Jack Barclay
So my knowledge is uncomplete :(


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