Queen Elizabeth II's Daimler to auction for $46,000


2015-06-26 13:23:09


Queen Elizabeth II's Daimler to auction for $46,000

Queen Elizabeth II's Daimler saloon features a handbag holder in the rear

A Daimler V8 Super LWB that was used as Queen Elizabeth II's personal vehicle will be sold as part of Historics at Brooklands' August 31 auction.

Queen Elizabeth II Daimler limoDaimler is a popular choice among influential figures, with Winston Churchill's 1939 example also selling in April

Valued at 25,000-30,000 ($38,256-45,907), the limousine-style saloon bears all the signs of its royal usage, including a special handbag holder in the rear and security lighting controls fitted to the ashtray.

It was reportedly used to travel around the Windsor estate as well as to and from Buckingham Palace. The sale includes photographs of the Queen driving the car.

Another Daimler used by the queen featured in the 2010 auctions at Monterey, while a superb 1939 Daimler DB18 driven by Sir Winston Churchill brought $614,487 in an eBay auction in April 2013.

See our magnificent stock of royal memorabilia and collectibles for sale.

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