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Renault 5
200000 200000 GBP
  • Registration Number D8445 Chassis number 33369 Engine Number 4994 Body: Open Drive formal Limousine with division. A magnificent & important historic car in untouched original order throughout. Originally ordered by Lady Lucy Markham, the wife of colliery owner Sir Henry Markham of Beachborough Park in Kent. This magnificent Renault carries limousine coachwork by one of France's most distinguished & longest lived Carrossiers, Kellner, founded in 1860 by harness maker Georges Kellner who continued in business until the outbreak of the second world war. Recalled another master coach builder, Jean Henri-Labourdette, whose premises adjoined the Kellner workshops in the Avenue de Malakoff, "Kellner coachwork was always executed in an impeccable fashion & their design , of classic inspiration , was always elegant in its sobriety." Sir Henry ordered the Renault in 1911 at the Paris Salon. It was registered in Kent on 11th September 1912 due to the time it took to build this bespoke body of the finest quality. Appropriately this stately carriage was used to carry the highest in the land, including King Edward the VIIIth & Prime Minister Lloyd George. The body takes the form of an open driv

    • Year: 1912

    • Last update: 2 months old

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