Greek government-owned Rolls Royce to auction for $133,000



2015-06-26 13:19:08

Greek government-owned Rolls Royce to auction for $133,000

A Greek government-owned Rolls Royce Shadow is to cross the auction block at Coys tomorrow

A specially equipped, Greek government-owned Rolls Royce Silver Shadow is to auction at Coys on June 15.

Estimated to be worth 100,000 ($133,169), the custom-fitted Rolls Royce was commissioned in 1970 and delivered in 1971. The car transported Greek prime minister Konstantinos Karamanlis (1907-1998)to and from official functions.

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Karamanlis, four-time prime minister and two-time president of the Third Hellenic Republic, was a towering political figure during the second half of the 20th century, and the prestigious automobile reflects his status as the nation's pre-eminent statesman.

The auction, which is also to feature a stunning 1961 Alpha Romeo Spider Touring (estimated at 40,000/$53,304) and pre-world war two custom Mercury Westergard (estimated at 100,000/$133,169), takes place in Athens, Greece.

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