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1947 Daimler Limousine DE27 For Sale by Auction

This lot will be auctioned via Classic Car Auctions, The Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show Sale 2023 on Saturday the 25th of March - Sunday the 26th of March, NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT.
The DE27 was positioned between the DB18 and the DE36 straight-eight and was a marriage of the 'twenty-seven' engine and the short-wheelbase DE chassis
The 'twenty-seven', 4. 1-litre straight-six engine was developed for use in the Daimler Armoured Car and was later used in the DE27, the DC27 ambulance and the DH27 hire limousine
The DE models, were made primarily for Government and Royalty and the late Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip used them regularly here and overseas, including their African tour in 1947
This is one of only 118 DE27s ever made with just 38 believed to be remaining in the UK
Showing just two previous keepers and recently subject to a full front interior retrim along with new wheels, tyres and a full overhaul
Originally black, it was repainted in gleaming white in 1988 with obvious commercial benefits
Supplied with the original Owner's Manual, various invoices and lots of interesting history
According to our vendor, "Margot" is in fantastic condition for a 72 year old car, drives very well, the gearbox operates as it should and the car stops well
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