Monday, January 17, 2022

Taking the Tito

Ex-Marshal Tito Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Landaulet for sale for staggering sum 1,598% higher than similar examples owned by other dictators

 

“Benevolent communist dictator” Marshal Josip Tito, 1st President of Yugoslavia (1892 – 1980) had use of a Boeing 727 plane, a private train and a 55-foot yacht but now the 1971 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman ‘Presidential Landaulet’ he travelled around in from 1971 to 1980 is for sale for the staggering sum of £2.5 million ($3.1 million, €2.9 million or درهم11.4 million) through Tom Hartley Jnr. in Derbyshire, England.

 

Taking the Tito – 1971 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Presidential Landaulet – For sale for £2.5 million ($3.1 million, €2.9 million or درهم11.4 million) through Tom Hartley Jnr. – Originally owned by Marshal Josip Tito, 1st President of Yugoslavia (1892 – 1980)
Tito with the car in the background
Taking the Tito – 1971 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Presidential Landaulet – For sale for £2.5 million ($3.1 million, €2.9 million or درهم11.4 million) through Tom Hartley Jnr. – Originally owned by Marshal Josip Tito, 1st President of Yugoslavia (1892 – 1980)
Tito used to take his dog for rides in the vehicle
Taking the Tito – 1971 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Presidential Landaulet – For sale for £2.5 million ($3.1 million, €2.9 million or درهم11.4 million) through Tom Hartley Jnr. – Originally owned by Marshal Josip Tito, 1st President of Yugoslavia (1892 – 1980)
And apparently he used to shave in it too

 

Capable of achieving 0 mph to 100 mph in 10 seconds, this 2.5-tonne, 6.3-litre limousine was built to Tito’s personal specification. The ‘dictator-mobile’s’ bespoke features numbered not only a drinks cabinet but also a shaving kit in its rear centre console and despite having covered 17,012 miles and having passed through various owners, is in remarkably good condition.

 

Justifying the punchy price sought, in November 2016, Tom Hartley Jnr. told Car Dealer magazine:

 

“I’ve always been in love with the car. It’s a very significant and very important car – all of the Landaulets are, and only nine of them were built in the long roof, six-door configuration. Of those nine, this is probably regarded as the most original, the most unmolested car and it also has great provenance”.

 

A 1965 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman owned by China’s Foreign Minister, Chen Yi, sold for just £147,200 ($182,800, €172,500 or درهم671,400) in 2014 whilst just £225,000 ($279,400, €263,700 or درهم1.03 million) was sought for a 1977 example originally owned by Bokassa I of Central Africa in 2015.

 

Taking the Tito – 1971 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Presidential Landaulet – For sale for £2.5 million ($3.1 million, €2.9 million or درهم11.4 million) through Tom Hartley Jnr. – Originally owned by Marshal Josip Tito, 1st President of Yugoslavia (1892 – 1980)
Naturally, the needs of drinkers was a prime consideration when it came to bespoke fittings
Taking the Tito – 1971 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Presidential Landaulet – For sale for £2.5 million ($3.1 million, €2.9 million or درهم11.4 million) through Tom Hartley Jnr. – Originally owned by Marshal Josip Tito, 1st President of Yugoslavia (1892 – 1980)
Luxurious rear seating
Taking the Tito – 1971 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Presidential Landaulet – For sale for £2.5 million ($3.1 million, €2.9 million or درهم11.4 million) through Tom Hartley Jnr. – Originally owned by Marshal Josip Tito, 1st President of Yugoslavia (1892 – 1980)
The glass partition between the passengers and the driver
Taking the Tito – 1971 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Presidential Landaulet – For sale for £2.5 million ($3.1 million, €2.9 million or درهم11.4 million) through Tom Hartley Jnr. – Originally owned by Marshal Josip Tito, 1st President of Yugoslavia (1892 – 1980)
The driver’s seating
Taking the Tito – 1971 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Presidential Landaulet – For sale for £2.5 million ($3.1 million, €2.9 million or درهم11.4 million) through Tom Hartley Jnr. – Originally owned by Marshal Josip Tito, 1st President of Yugoslavia (1892 – 1980)
And hood down
Taking the Tito – 1971 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Presidential Landaulet – For sale for £2.5 million ($3.1 million, €2.9 million or درهم11.4 million) through Tom Hartley Jnr. – Originally owned by Marshal Josip Tito, 1st President of Yugoslavia (1892 – 1980)
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with Tito in 1972

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.
Advertisement

5 COMMENTS

  1. £2.5 million for that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Give me a stretch Hummer any day of the week!!!!!!!!!!!! This thing should have been scrapped in the 1980s!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Advertisement

£1 per week Supports The Steeple Times

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

2,792FansLike
2,068FollowersFollow
12,027FollowersFollow

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

Recent and Popular

Rights Responsibilities Duke and Duchess of Sussex Ginge and Cringe

Responsibilities, Rights & Ginge & Cringe

Matthew Steeples suggests the Duke and Duchess of York should finally accept that when they gave up on responsibilities, they gave up their rights to privileges also; they do not deserve UK police protection.
Julian Moss Lambourne Estate South Portland

Moss Moves On

British vodka baron Julian Moss to sell his spectacular £15.8 million riverfront country estate just an hour from Sydney in Australia.
BYOB Veganuary at Wetherspoons

Picture of the Week 2022 – BYOB Veganuary at Wetherspoons

As horrendously nutty ex-MEP Roger Helmer bangs on about having a burger at Wetherspoons, an image of PM Boris Johnson and the chain’s boss Tim Martin at a BYOB at 10 Downing Street trends on Twitter; we also remind readers of Helmer’s past antics.
Bathtub Bonk Pad Prince Andrew Ghislaine Maxwell 44 Kinnerton Street

Flipping Randy Andy’s Bathtub Bonk Pad

WORLD EXCLUSIVE – Ghislaine Maxwell’s Belgravia bonk pad – where Prince Andrew allegedly shockingly had it off with Virginia Roberts in the bath in 2001 – is relisted for £2.6 million just months after it sold for £1.75 million in April 2021; we share the first ever seen photos of that famous tub and ask: “Does its presence add value?”
Finickity Facebook La Panza restaurant Riccardo Damiani

Finickity Facebook Goes to War on Rustic Restaurateur

Finickity ‘Angry People in Local Newspapers’ Facebook group members get it completely wrong in attacking a restaurateur fined for putting up a poster advertising work at his Italian in Bristol.
Get A Room - Buffoon Boris and Rotten Randy Prince Andrew Duke of York Sarah Ferguson Duchess of York Carrie Symonds Boris Johnson

Buffoon Boris & Rotten Randy… Get A Room!

The blithering buffoon that is Boris Johnson and the randy rotter that is Prince Andrew should do the decent thing… Disappear from public view forever and get a room together with their weird wack job wives.
Friendless Sarah Duchess of York

Friendless Fergie

Simpleton Sarah, Duchess of York “pauses” her unsurprisingly unpopular ‘Fergie & Friends’ YouTube channel as her increasingly friendless husband continues to face sexual assault allegations in New York.
Robert Durst and Kathie Durst Deviant Durst Defeats Justice In Death

Deviant Robert Durst Defeats Justice In Death

That billionaire murderer Robert Durst effectively becomes an innocent man in death is utterly outrageous; that he has defeated justice is ludicrous and the key question now is: “Who gets his fortune?”

Over a Million Views

Omid Scobie Meghan Markle Duchess of Sussex Finding Freedom

Who REALLY is Omid Scobie?

An examination of the true character traits of the Duchess of Sussex’s PR peddling biased ‘bestie’ Omid Scobie by Nikolay Kalinin.
Justice for James Scurlock – Power of social media proven after the senseless murder of James Scurlock in Omaha, Nebraska allegedly by a bar owner Jake Gardner who has been photographed with Donald Trump.

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.
Moron of the Moment – Prince Harry – With his marriage to the former Meghan Markle, Prince Harry has morphed into an utter bore.

Moron of the Moment – Prince Harry

With his marriage to the woman formerly known as Meghan Markle, Prince Harry has morphed into an utter bore   Prince Harry used to be a fun loving sort. He boozed, partied and enjoyed playing pranks. Now, having married ‘Murky Mucky Mendacious Meg,’ it seems those days are over.   Supposedly, according to...
Omid Scobie Sadie Quinlan Yankee Wally

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.

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.
Plane Perverted – Name of 9-year-old on Jeffrey Epstein lap revealed – 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.

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.

Weather

London
clear sky
2.7 ° C
5.1 °
-0.1 °
88 %
1kmh
0 %
Mon
5 °
Tue
8 °
Wed
8 °
Thu
4 °
Fri
6 °