Today there are more Vintage Bentleys than ever made by WO Bentley. And that is not possible. So there is a problem. If there were fewer, they would be rarer and worth more.
But the market mechanism with which our government has made such a rise is based on supply and demand. And the VOC mentality also did its job in Bentley circles.
Meanwhile, more than twice as many 8 liter Bentleys are known to have been built. Of the 100 that were made, around half were 'lost or destroyed'.
Is that a problem?
Does anyone care?
Quite yes for the owners of the authentic specimens ...
Fortunately there is the VintageBentleys.org site. This is a constant search for Bentleys and truths behind the chassis numbers.
So if you have any info?
The Vintage Bentleys newsletter has been renewed while retaining the original chassis numbers: