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A Mammoth Merc

Limousine, convertible and off-roader combined created by Mercedes-Maybach to be sold for charity   One of just ninety-nine examples made, a brand new Mercedes-Maybach G650 V12...

Chitty Chitty Crash Crash

As a number of ‘star cars’ fail to sell at Bonhams’ Goodwood Revival sale, Matthew Steeples suggests that bidders are now more cautious and prices...

Keep an eye on the auctions

An analysis of the results of the Christie’s Out of the Ordinary and RM Auctions Battersea sales   Two September events that The Steeple Times...

Churchill’s ride

Daimler used by Churchill to star at RM Auctions Battersea sale   Between 1940 and 1950, the Daimler Motor Company loaned a 1939 Daimler DB18 drophead...

From Docker to Dunstone

Norah Docker’s yacht, Shemara, has found a saviour in Charles Dunstone   When spendaholics Sir Bernard and Lady Docker took ownership of a 65-metre yacht, the...

Daimler doubles

A Daimler previously owned by The Queen goes for £25,000 more than its lowest estimate   A Daimler formerly owned by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II...

One careful lady owner

Daimler previously owned and driven by The Queen goes to auction   The phrase “one careful lady owner” is indeed often very liberally used. A favourite...

Lady Docker (Norah Docker, née Norah Turner and also Norah Callingham and Lady Collins, 1905 – 1983)

Thrice married Norah Docker lived life to the full and did it in style. She clad a Daimler in zebra hide upholstery because mink...

Docked excess

Matthew Steeples compares two comparable examples of motoring excess: the "Golden Zebra" and the Fulda Maybach Exelero   In recent weeks I’ve received a number of...

Picture of the Week: Another luxury car brand bites the dust

The early demise of Maybach   Last week, Damiler AG closed down the Maybach brand earlier than expected. Having lost $1 billion on a brand that...
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In describing ‘Finding Freedom’ as a “whole sorry saga” Richard Kay is spot on suggests Matthew Steeples; moaning ‘MeGain’ should simply now shut up.

Grosvenor Grabs The Ground Rent

Vast Belgravia artists’ studio goes on sale for just £1.3 million, but of course, there is a catch and that is the extortionate ground rent

Ghastly Ghislaine

Ghastly mucky madam Ghislaine Maxwell is not doing herself any favours in moaning about her new living arrangements in prison.

A £1 Million Shooting Brake

Quirky 1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage shooting brake with coachwork by Harold Radford goes to auction with a reserve of just under £1 million.