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Old 22nd December 2017, 14:59   #2386
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Beautiful specimen seen here without the wedding parafernalia
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Thanks, where is this car now ?
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It was owned for many years by the late Alan Clark MP, not sure where it is now
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Beautiful specimen seen here without the wedding parafernalia
This photo is after the repaint. The original colours were blue and silver (on side panels), similar to the Jaipur Bentley.


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It was owned for many years by the late Alan Clark MP, not sure where it is now
The car was last known in the USA in 1976, after Clark died in 1975. It was sold by London dealer C A R Howard. I can't believe that such a gorgeous car has 'gone to ground'.
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Steve, as far as I know Clark died in 1999, and there are still some of his cars in the estates' Saltwood castle, among them his Silver Ghost and R-type Continental. Maybe, just maybe it's still there?
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Here is a very interesting piece on the Geedee museum car, GH7.

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While it states the car was lost, it was infact dismantled and stored, and happily enough has been restored (with a Tourer body) and kept on display in the museum.

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Of course you are correct - Clark died in 1999 (thanks to you and Wikipedia for upgrading my knowledge!). I will be in touch with the Castle to see if the car is still there. Steve
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Which museum? Thank you!
The Geedee museum in Coimbatore, more here
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Of course you are correct - Clark died in 1999 (thanks to you and Wikipedia for upgrading my knowledge!). I will be in touch with the Castle to see if the car is still there. Steve
Steve, Praeclarum 2006 No 4-06 Aug 2006 states the car was then owned by the Estate of the Hon. Alan Clark, so likely may still be, regards Wayne
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Thanks Wayne. I will write to the castle and see what I can ascertain. Steve
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So why did the Queen use an almost 30 year young R-R ?

The car is the Jaipur PII, Chassis 89MW.
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Thanks Wayne. I will write to the castle and see what I can ascertain. Steve
I have now heard back from Mrs Jane Clark at Saltwood Castle, to tell me that the car is no longer there and they do not know where it went, or when.
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Thanks for the update Steve, the search continues!
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Thanks for the update Steve, the search continues!
Indeed. According to Andre Blaize in France Jane Clark told him a few years ago that the car was sold by C A R Howard to the USA. I might follow this lead.
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