Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Constantine’s Wagen

Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen originally owned by King Constantine II of Greece to be sold

 

The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen or G-Class is the vehicle the company has produced for the longest period of time. The majority of civilian versions are sold in California – in black or silver – and in Dubai – in white – and now one that was originally owned by His Majesty King Constantine II of Greece is to be auctioned with an estimate of £15,000 to £18,200 ($21,800 to $26,400 or €19,000 to €23,000).

 

Constantine’s Wagen – Former His Majesty King Constantine II of Greece (born 1940) Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen GE500 for auction – Silverstone Auctions – Classic Race Aarhus 2016 sale in Denmark – 28th and 29th May 2016 – £15,000 to £18,200 ($21,800 to $26,400 or €19,000 to €23,000)
The 1993 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen GE500 offered

Constantine’s Wagen – Former His Majesty King Constantine II of Greece (born 1940) Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen GE500 for auction – Silverstone Auctions – Classic Race Aarhus 2016 sale in Denmark – 28th and 29th May 2016 – £15,000 to £18,200 ($21,800 to $26,400 or €19,000 to €23,000)

Constantine’s Wagen – Former His Majesty King Constantine II of Greece (born 1940) Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen GE500 for auction – Silverstone Auctions – Classic Race Aarhus 2016 sale in Denmark – 28th and 29th May 2016 – £15,000 to £18,200 ($21,800 to $26,400 or €19,000 to €23,000)
His Majesty King Constantine II of Greece (born 1940)

 

The 1993 GE500 offered was delivered new to King Constantine for use at his ski chalet in Switzerland and later imported to the UK for use in London. Kept at the royal’s residence in Grosvenor Square in Mayfair, it was sold in 2008 and 2009 and now has some 173,000 kilometres on the clock.

 

Presented in Amethyst Blue coachwork with a black leather interior, this alternative to a Range Rover is described as coming with “copies of the V5’s showing His Majesty’s name and address and an RAC membership card in the King’s name”. It also has a first aid kit and fire extinguisher.

 

Silverstone Auctions will sell the 5-litre V8 petrol engine vehicle during their 28th May and 29th May sale at the Classic Race Aarhus 2016 in Denmark.

 

 

Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:

     

    The Steeple Times
    The Steeple Times
    We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.

    7 COMMENTS

    1. what does ‘Kept at the royal’s residence in Grosvenor Square in Mayfair’ mean. i know the king and he has always lived in Hampstead Garden suburb ?

        • Hi, he still lives in London but spends much time in Greece. The stupid greek gov had refused them entry for years but finally they are now coming to Greece on Danish passports . Not sure whether he has also UK passport. King Costantine is a very nice man , with integrity and thoughtfulness , he has suffered poor health recently . He has raised and kept together a lovely family . I really wish he would be again King of Hellenes , whatever we had after him,as Presidents were greedy uncouth politicians of no merit.

    2. Ex King Constantine came locally to shoot on a double gun day, his loader was chosen very carefully for such a responsible task

      Ex King Constantine arrived on his peg – didn’t say good morning – didn’t say thank you once or good bye

      Small details tell one much….

    3. I remember it being parked in Roland Way behind Blakes Hotel in South Ken for several years. His son Prince Nikolaos used to drive the family around in it. When it wasn’t there Nikolaos used to let me park my 550 in it’s spot when I was staying at Blakes which was very kind of him. Funny how we all remember the car being parked everywhere except where the auctioneers say! As for the price, well it has a few miles but because it is blue and has a good provence I reckon it will still make nearer £20k.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    £1 per week Supports The Steeple Times

    Help journalism to remain honest & independent. You can make a difference to the world today.

    3,093FansLike
    2,068FollowersFollow
    14,751FollowersFollow
    4,962SubscribersSubscribe

    Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

    Please subscribe, like and share this unique site, it helps us tremendously. The Steeple Times in return will send you an email at noon each and everyday, that we sincerely hope you will enjoy & look forward to seeing in your inbox.

    AD
    Advertisement

    Trending Now

    Crypto Crook’s Big Short – Will Sam Bankman-Fried Story Be Turned Into Blockbuster?

    Crypto crook Sam Bankman-Fried astonishingly gets to hang out with the author of ‘The Big Short’ in spite of being on £207 million bail and now has not only Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyer onside but also Prince Andrew’s judge to face also.

    Five Unlikely Things Famous Footballers Did Next…

    David Lennox shares the little-known stories of what five famous footballers did next after retiring their pitch time prowess – amongst them everything from novel writing to forensic detective work.

    Most Popular Articles

    Justice for James Scurlock

    Power of social media proven after senseless killing of James Scurlock in Omaha, Nebraska allegedly by a controversial bar owner named Jake Gardner who has been photographed with Donald Trump.

    Scobie Orf!

    ‘MeGain’s’ bestie Omid Scobie deservedly gets slammed by ‘Yankee Wally’ Sadie Quinlan for getting her shut down on Twitter; this childish chap should now just ‘belt up, wrap up and shut up.’

    A Massive Media Maelstrom – McCann, Mandelson and Maxwell

    Matthew Steeples highlights how the ‘Mandelson Media Method’ is very much in play in both the case of the Prince Andrew-Jeffrey Epstein connection and the renewed interest in the Madeleine McCann disappearance.

    The Phil & Matt Show

    Phillip Schofield filmed smoking shisha with his alleged ex-lover Matt McGreevy (and pictured in bed thereafter); another image shows the pair together in photograph...

    Plane Perverted

    EXCLUSIVE – Previously unnamed 9-year-old child pictured on the lap of Jeffrey Epstein on his plane in ‘Daily Mail’ suggested to be daughter of billionaire Glenn Dubin.

    Moron of the Moment 2021 – Richard Madeley

    As the new Diana, Princess of Wales statue is mocked as looking like him, ‘Dorian Gray of Daytime Telly’ Richard Madeley pathetically claims he got PTSD due to worrying about his son’s wedding.

    Most Liked...

    Ampika Pickston

    Ampika Pickston
    Oldham born divorcee and former glamour model Ampika Pickston describes herself as “feisty, fun loving and warm hearted”. Now based in Hale Barns, Cheshire...

    Picture of the Week: The Wallies of Whalley

    Picture of the Week: A field at Whalley Arches, Lancashire before and after flooding
    Image of flooded Lancashire field complete with sign advertising it as a development site for 39 homes illustrates the perils of building on flood...

    Was Mucky Minx Meghan Markle A ‘Yacht Girl’ For ‘Randy Andy’?

    Was Meghan Markle A ‘Yacht Girl’ For ‘Randy Andy’?
    As author Kirby Sommers suggests that the then Meghan Markle likely spent time with Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein before she met Prince Harry, we again highlight the mucky, murkiness and mendacious manner of this alleged “yacht girl.”

    Organic Vegetable Maxwell – Rotten-To-Her-Core Ghislaine Maxwell Moves Jail

    Organic Vegetable Maxwell – Ghislaine Maxwell Moves Jail
    As mucky madam Ghislaine Maxwell is moved to a low security prison in Florida where prisoners will supposedly likely “hate” her, PR peddler Jay Beecher’s ‘The Maxwell Files’ website bizarrely starts promoting organic vegetables in Sussex and lists stories about this anything but wholesome criminal as “recipes.”

    Marlene, Marlene… Ngozi Fulani (Born ‘Marlene Headley’) – The Gruesome Grifter...

    Marlene, Marlene Headley… Ngozi Fulani Shown To Be Nothing But Attention Seeking Grifter
    As ‘Harry & Meghan’ premieres on Netflix, a video of their Sussex Squaddie supporter Marlene Headley (AKA ‘Negozi Fulani’) shows her to be nothing but an attention seeking grifter.