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Old 22nd October 2020, 15:54   #376
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News from 2001 on the ex Mysore Marl VI B214EY of Arvind Apte. Another car is pictured though.

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I am unsure on the present ownership, as I recall reading of Mr. Apte's demise some years back.
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Old 28th December 2020, 17:00   #377
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1922 3-litre Blue Label Bentley, Chassis #62

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Old 17th January 2021, 22:48   #378
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I bumped into this beauty the other day at a Delhi hotel. Beautiful car. I am told she is a 1947 model Mark VI and an import.


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Presumably B78BH, Panna Mark VI with visiting Polish royalty

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This is Bentley Mk VI B42AK 1947 H.J. Mulliner 4-seat Drophead Coupe bought by His Highness the Maharajah Sir Pratapsinh Gaekwar of Baroda, GCIE. It never came to India was kept at his English home at Headley Grove, Epsom. It was sold to Hoffmans Ltd in 1951.
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The ex-Baroda Mk VI, chassis B42AK at the Concorso d'Eleganza, Villa d'Este 2017
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A few more of the ex-Baroda Mk VI; Chassis B42AK
Thanks to Boybentley for sharing this, the car is for sale here

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One of two almost identical Bentley 3.5 Litre Gurney Nutting Aerofil Coupes that came to India. This one is B183EJ for Jodhpur.
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The second car, B194FB for Indore is in the Bhogilal Collection.
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One of two almost identical Bentley 3.5 Litre Gurney Nutting Aerofil Coupes that came to India. This one is B183EJ for Jodhpur.
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https://www.fiskens.com/cars-for-sal...3%A9/13696.htm
Any idea who were owners between Jodhpur and the time it was exported? Interesting to see an Automobile Association badge that is typical of Bengal. Perhaps the car had a Calcutta connection?

It seems the car is already sold. Wonder if she is being repatriated

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Any idea who were owners between Jodhpur and the time it was exported? Interesting to see an Automobile Association badge that is typical of Bengal. Perhaps the car had a Calcutta connection?
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Hawk eyed Karl! This is from a Coys auction many years ago. Moore and the Calcutta connection

Maharaja Umaid Singh, to son Maharaja Hanwant Singh and then as shown.
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Hawk eyed Karl! This is from a Coys auction many years ago. Moore and the Calcutta connection

Maharaja Umaid Singh, to son Maharaja Hanwant Singh and then as shown.
It seems the car remained with Moore's son till 1992 when it was sold to one Ivor Silverstone, according to this

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It seems the car remained with Moore's son till 1992 when it was sold to one Ivor Silverstone
Karl, the car pictured is one of the two "non India" Aerofil coupes (likely B45HM). The history is perhaps correct.

Both India cars have the door handle above the waistline moulding. This car also has a quarter glass which the two India cars did not.

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The ex Darbhanga 1938 4 1/4litre Derby Bentley with Vanden Plas DHC coachwork B64MR when still in unrestored condition

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Old 8th January 2022, 14:10   #387
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Spotted this 1935 Bentley 3.5-litre ex Talcher in Mumbai last Sunday. Apparently this car had participated in 2018 Pebble Beach Concours de elegance.
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Kindly shared by Diljeet Titus, a picture of B186AH in period, a Mann Egerton DHC. Survives in Orissa.

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Two Bentleys from the Delhi Statesman Rally, 1975

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The Berar Bentley 4 1/2 ; chassis B104MR

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The Bhopal Bentley 4 1/4; chassis B77MX
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Bentley S1 from New Delhi

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