TASTY DUO FOR PC RESTO SHOW
Two rare classics take pride of place at Birmingham NEC in March
A pair of stunning vehicles is the first of a high profile batch confirmed for the Pride of Ownership display at the Practical Classics Restoration and Classic Car Show on 5-6 March at the NEC, Birmingham.
They are a 1952 Humber Pullman limousine (above right) and a 1958 Volkswagen T1 split-screen camper (right). There are 20 places available for private entries on the Pride of Ownership display stand, leaving 17 spots still open – and we’ll be bringing you more on this story as it develops next week.
The Humber limo was a restoration challenge that Harry Constable could not turn down. Bought by his daughters after two owners failed to get the car back into tip-top condition, Harry was told he’d never fix it.
‘A gentleman near Glasgow owned it first, and used it for weddings, funerals, and taxi service,’ says Harry. ‘The engine seized in 1957, so the car was stored until he could afford to fix it!’ Before this could happen, the Scottish owner died, and the car was inherited by a man in Cambridgeshire. ‘It took me three years to restore it, and there were some real challenges,’ Harry adds.
Kevin Hibbert’s Volkswagen camper was used as a promotional vehicle for food and confectionery firm A 1976 Citroën Ami Super (left), 1952 Humber Pullman limousine (top of the page) and a 1958 Volkswagen T1 camper (above) will appear as part of the Pride of Ownership display. Mars during the 2006 World Cup in Germany prior to being restored to its current immaculate condition. ‘We’re thrilled to give enthusiasts the opportunity to exhibit their pride and joy. We can’t wait to see the