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Prince Philip’s old car, a 1935 Standard Nine, becomes a Sri Lankan royal artefact – ABC News

An 86-year-old car that once belonged to Prince Philip is now the centrepiece of a seaside museum in Sri Lanka.

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An 86-year-old car that once belonged to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, is now the centrepiece of a seaside museum in Sri Lanka.

  • Prince Philip bought the 1935 Standard Nine for 12 pounds when he was based in Colombo with the British Navy in 1940
  • According to its owner, the prince acknowledged that the Standard was the first car he bought
  • During the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral procession, a Land Rover Defender that he helped design will bear his coffin to St George’s Chapel

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