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Buicks in British auction

 

Twelve specialised wedding cars, including the two Buicks pictured, will go under the hammer in Britain next March. British auction house, H&H, is offering the cars for sale. The Buicks are right-hand drive McLaughlin Buicks built in 1939 and one is a limousine. Also in the March sale are a Mark 2 Jaguar and a Jaguar 420G, and a fine Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud 3, finished in metallic burgundy over

Among the rarities are a Bristol 403 and a 1963 Buick Riviera finished in cream with burgundy leather trim.

A 1931 Ford Model A Victoria Coupe and Hudson 8 complete the American selection.
Also on offer is a unique black stretched Range Rover, built for the Sultan of Brunei at a reputed cost of around $400,000.

It has covered only 14,000 miles, and is described as being “virtually as good as new.”
H&H is also selling an historic Alfa Romeo sports racing car. The car, UU 79, has been in the same ownership for the last 40-plus years and has been used regularly in competition throughout its life.

It had an illustrious start, winning the 1929 Irish Grand Prix Eireann Cup at Phoenix Park, Dublin, driven by former Russian Imperial Guard officer Boris Ivanowski.

He led home British Bentley drivers, Glen Kidston and Henry Birkin.The road racer is described as “one of the most original in the world.”

It will be offered ready to go, with an estimate upon request. 


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