Queen Elizabeth's 1959 Imperial Parade Limousine
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The "big three" auto makers supplied the Canadian government
with three limousines as a gift for Queen Elizabeth's 1959 Royal
Canadian Tour. This was Chrysler's contribution....
The Imperial's rear seats were tailored made for the Queen and
Each of the three cars had a royal plaque and had anchors
on the leading edge of the roof for the royal standard.
tour each of the three cars were air-lifted by the RCAF. Each car
was used on a rotation basis.
Here are a few photos of restoration which took place on this
- UPDATE 2016 -
Thomas Mellish wrote in to say he heard on TV that this car was restored around 2003 by The Guild Of Automotive Restorers in Canada, and that the car is now in "The Historical, Vintage, and Classical Cars Museum of Kuwait" in Kuwait.
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