Princess Diana’s Ford Escort, Gifted By Prince Charles, Offered For Rs 51 Lakh At Public sale

A Ford Escort automotive as soon as owned by Diana, Princess of Wales, has been bought for £50,000. Evaluating the worth in US {dollars}, the automotive was bought for $69,200 whereas in Indian rupees the automotive was bought for Rs 51.4 lakh. A South American museum purchased this automotive via public sale.

Lewis Rabett of Reeman Dansie Auctions, the place the automotive was bought, instructed that after being purchased by a South American Museum the curiosity on this automotive will enhance globally. 

The silver 1.6L Ghia saloon automotive was gifted to the Princess of Wales by Prince Charles throughout two months earlier than their marriage ceremony. The grand marriage ceremony of Princess Diana and Prince Charles befell in 1981 at St. Cathedral in London. 

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This automotive was first auctioned in 1982. An vintage seller purchased this automotive for 6000 kilos. Thereafter, the automotive was purchased by a phone bidder for 52,640 kilos. The fee included the gross sales tax and purchaser’s premium.

This automotive nonetheless has a British quantity plate. Its quantity is WEV 297W. The speedometer clock of the automotive reveals 133,575 km working.

Diana died in 1997 in a rushing automotive crash. She was driving the automotive at a really excessive pace in a protracted tunnel to keep away from the photographers. Diana was solely 36 years previous through the time of her demise.

Prince William and Prince Harry, the sons of the late Princess Diana will unveil her statue on Thursday, at their London residence, Kensington Palace Palace.

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