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Coed y Parc, Bethesda, Gwynedd, North Wales, UK
LL57 4YS
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1951 Bentley MK VI H J Mulliner 'Lightweight' Saloon B193HP For Sale

SALE AGREED The H.J. Mulliner ‘Lightweight’ design is particularly interesting, being in many ways several years ahead of the trend, having a mid-fifties appearance rather than its 1951 date, but at the same time having a delightful vertically divided windscreen, reminiscent of a slightly earlier era perhaps. This example is a good, sound one, benefitting from recent expenditure of about £30,000 with the previous owner who bought the car from us four years ago. Mechanically and structurally good, very useable, smart externally but ideally needing some attention to the interior. The front seat cushions have recently been nicely re-upholstered, but the remainder of the leather is original, some of which needs improvement or replacement. Upgraded to a twin exhaust system (as fitted to the later 'big bore' versions) in stainless steel, including tubular stainless manifolds and the car comes with a comprehensive history file which includes, amongst various documents, letters, invoices, etc, the original logbook from 1951. Offered with a new set of tyres and MoT tested until November 2019. Chassis No. B193HP Reg No. LXU 595 Snippets: Supplied by Brooklands of Bond Street – founded in 1931 by Billy Bates & initially located at Great Portland St but by 1937 they had moved to 103 Bond St. During the ‘30s & ‘40s Brooklands were agents for Ferrari, Invictas, Isotta-Franschini, Alvis, Healey, Aston-Martin, Lagonda & Bentley. In March 1951 B193HP was delivered to the firm of Carrington & Dewhurst, Eccleston – the company was set up at Grove Mill in 1885 by Mr A Carrington & Mr J M Dewhurst, the introduction of artificial silk in 1925 meant that weaving cotton was no longer viable. During WWII the firm produced millions of yards of fabric which were used for parachutes & balloons. Various subsidiaries of Carringtons (Bomford Pollard, YEWCO) took over ownership of the Bentley until September 1965 when it became the possession of Stanley North who was a local bandleader. In 1990 the Bentley had relocated to Black Mill Farm, Headcorn near Ashford – between 1769 & 1910 this was the site of a Smock Mill (a 6 or 7 sided building), the name is taken from their resemblance to a farmer’s smock!


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Bentley Classic Bentley Wanted Wanted £9999999
1931 Bentley 1931 Bentley 8.0 Litre Weyman Saloon by H.J. Mulliner For Sale £1475000
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1953 Bentley 1953 Bentley R Type Continenal H J Mulliner For Sale £795000
1996 Bentley 1996 Bentley Azure Convertible = clean Blue(~)Tan LHD $66.5k For Sale £665000
1928 Bentley 1928 BENTLEY 6 1/4 litre Tourer For Sale £659995
1929 Bentley 1929 Bentley 4½-Litre (5.3) Supercharged Tourer Recreation For Sale £620000
1952 Bentley 1952 Bentley R-Type DHC by Graber For Sale £550000
1963 Bentley 1963 Bentley S3 Continental Coupe For Sale £495000
1956 Bentley 1956 Bentley S1 Continental H.J. Mulliner Fastback For Sale £490000
1957 Bentley 1957 Bentley S1 Continental Fastback by H. J. Mulliner 1957 For Sale £475000
1939 Bentley 1939 Bentley 4¼ Litre MX 1939 Sedanca Coupé by Thrupp & Maberly For Sale £475000
1928 Bentley 1928 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre For Sale £475000
1957 Bentley 1957 Bentley S1 Continental 1957 2-door Fastback by H.J.Mulliner For Sale £450000
1961 Bentley 1961 BENTLEY S2 CONTINENTAL MULLINER 2 DR - CONCOURS RESTORATION For Sale £450000
1926 Bentley 1926 Bentley 4.5 litre LeMans Style upgraded to 5.3 litre For Sale £450000
1927 Bentley 1927 Bentley 4 ½ Litre Le Mans style Tourer For Sale £450000
1956 Bentley 1956 Bentley S1 Continental Park Ward Coupe For Sale £440000
1956 Bentley 1956 Bentley S1 Continental Coupe by Park Ward For Sale £425000
1956 Bentley 1956 Bentley Continental S1 fastback For Sale £400000
1923 Bentley 1923 Bentley 3 Litre / 4.5 Litre Tourer For Sale £385000
1956 Bentley 1956 Bentley Continental S1 Park Ward Coupé Motor show car For Sale £345000
1959 Bentley 1959 Bentley S2 Continental Coupe by HJ Mulliner For Sale £333885
1948 Bentley 1948 Bentley MK VI Pinin Farina Coachwork For Sale £329000
1931 Bentley 1931 Bentley 4 Litre For Sale £325000