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Lot 9

2021   |   European Sporting & Historic Collection

1931 Bentley 8 Litre Pointed Tail Two Seater

Coachwork by Hoffmann & Burton

SOLD £627,000

Estimate

£400,000 - £600,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

YR 5092

Car Highlights

A Fascinating, Well-Known and Matching-Numbers 8 Litre Bentley
Rebuilt and Rebodied in 1960–1961 with Striking Open Coachwork
Exhaustively Documented Provenance Including Noted UK Collectors
Sympathetically Maintained by Professionals with Select Upgrades
Extensively Covered in Print; Accompanied by Impressive Dossier

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that this vehicle does not retain its original, matching-numbers engine (YR 5092) as stated in the published description. At some point prior to the consignor’s ownership, the original magnesium crankcase was replaced with the current unnumbered aluminum crankcase.

Register to Bid

Joe Twyman