Queen Elizabeth’s Tokunbo Cars To Be Auctioned For 1 Billion Naira
So, the queen of England, Elizabeth is about to sell some of her tokunbo cars and she is going to make a lot of money from it.
Vintage Rolls Royce cars used by the queen and members of the British royal family over the past seventy years are to be auctioned next month.
The auction prices are expected to reach up to 2.6 million dollars, that is roughly 1 billion when converted to naira.
Top of the list at the sale by auctioneers Bonhams on September 8 is a 1953 Rolls-Royce Phantom IV State Landaulette, built in celebration of Rolls-Royce’s Golden Jubilee and used by Queen Elizabeth.
It was kept in the Royal Mews from 1959 until 2002, said Bonhams who have listed the price tag at between 1.3 to 2.6 million dollars.
It is one of only 18 of the models ever built by Rolls Royce.
The Phathom IV is very similar to the bridal car used to transport Meghan Markle to Windsor Castle for her May wedding to Prince Harry.
The car, used by Meghan, now the Duchess of Sussex, and her mother Doria as they traveled from their hotel to St George’s Chapel, was another of the 18 models built only for heads of state and the most notable of public figures, the Sunday Telegraph reported.
The collection of eight highly important Rolls-Royce motors, includes vehicles used by the late Diana, Princess of Wales, first wife of the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles.
Also, up for sale is the 1960 Rolls-Royce Phantom V “High Roof” State Limousine, which Bonhams has priced at between 1.3 and 2 million dollars.
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