Pa­pal Es­cort up for grabs

Practical Classics (UK) - - CLASSIC WORLD -

A 1976 Ford Es­cort 1100GL MKII, the very last ve­hi­cle driven by Pope John Paul II, is slated to sell for more than £200,000 at auc­tion. The car will be sold at Sotheby’s in Lon­don on Septem­ber 5. It was bought for £550k by the cur­rent owner shortly af­ter the pope’s death in April 2005. Many peo­ple ques­tion whether the price ex­pected will be reached.

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