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Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by DARK STAR » Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:25 pm

First of all, a Martin Hall SE5 'GTC' in exceptional condition in Charente (16).
The car has up-to-date UK paperwork but will be very easy to register in France with an RSSOC Certificat de Conformité.
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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by DARK STAR » Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:28 pm

A few photos.
Nick can be contacted on nickamatthews@hotmail.com
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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by landschrabbler » Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:14 pm

Where's number two???



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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by DARK STAR » Sat Oct 31, 2015 7:39 am

Still preparing the ad.
Clue - it's not a Reliant ...


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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by French Coupé » Sat Oct 31, 2015 2:09 pm

Aren't clues meant to make it easier to guess the answer? :lol:


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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by DARK STAR » Sat Oct 31, 2015 2:17 pm

It's not too difficult.
Did you know Princess Anne has one?


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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by steve bryant » Sat Oct 31, 2015 3:08 pm

that makes it easier, what car has a look of a horse??



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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by DARK STAR » Sat Oct 31, 2015 5:47 pm

Steve, I said she has ONE not dozens;-)
Here it is (not Princess Anne's)
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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by DARK STAR » Sat Oct 31, 2015 5:53 pm

Ok, I didn't actually say it was a Scimitar, and Middlebridges are quite rare.
This is the only one registered in France (and Switzerland, and the UK :shock: )
It is certainly one of the finest Scimitars in the world, and Louis was not planning to sell it - ever.
But health problems have unfortunately changed his plans.
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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by FrenchNewbie » Sat Oct 31, 2015 6:56 pm

Two very different cars with their own personnalities !
Thank you Chris for the info


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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by Will Anderson » Sat Oct 31, 2015 7:08 pm

Two rare cars? With the delay in posting the second car, I thought you were casting doubts on the authenticity of the 5 GTC! :wink:

I am sorry to hear that Louis is selling, I am about to write the registrar's piece for the next Slice and will mention this. Thanks for the heads up.

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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by Will Anderson » Sat Oct 31, 2015 7:17 pm

Here are a couple of images of the detail of the car's graphics. (Sorry the resolution is a bit low.)

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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by DARK STAR » Sat Oct 31, 2015 7:23 pm

Thanks Will
Perhaps I should add a pic of the spectacular interior ...
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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by tanuki » Sat Oct 31, 2015 8:59 pm

I am sorry to hear about Louis having to sell his MB ... :(
What a stunning car, the photos do pay credits to it ... it is absolutely gorgeous when you see it in the flesh 8)
Unfortunately not in my budget - which will now be dedicated to TLC on the fleet - otherwise I would buy it on the spot :mrgreen:
Thanks Chris for this couple of rare things - and thanks to Jörg for having established contact with Nick Matthews in Nogaro :!: -
Cheers,
Fred

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Re: Two rare cars for sale in France

Post by tanuki » Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:39 pm

It looks like Louis' MB is also for sale on AutoOnline.ch ... from a car dealer :? :shock: ?
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