Oshawa Public Libraries' Newspaper Index
LH2770 Royal Car - Prince of Wales (34)
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
The construction of the McLaughlin-Buick limousine, created for Edward VIII, Prince of Wales.
In 1935, the then Prince of Wales ordered a custom McLaughlin-Buick Limousine and it was delivered to him shortly before he became king in January 1936. It was used during his trip to 10 Downing Street in London when he renounced the throne less than a year later and also on his honeymoon, earning it the moniker of the "most romantic car in the world"
Date of Publication
1935
Subject(s)
Corporate Name(s)
General Motors
Local identifier
LH2770
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.90012 Longitude: -78.84957
Location of Original
Oshawa Public Libraries; McLaughlin Branch - 65 Bagot Street, Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2
Terms of Use
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Contact
Oshawa Public Libraries
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Nicole Adams, Local History and Genealogy Librarian

65 Bagot Street

Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2

905-579-6111 EXT 5253

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LH2770 Royal Car - Prince of Wales (34)


The construction of the McLaughlin-Buick limousine, created for Edward VIII, Prince of Wales.
In 1935, the then Prince of Wales ordered a custom McLaughlin-Buick Limousine and it was delivered to him shortly before he became king in January 1936. It was used during his trip to 10 Downing Street in London when he renounced the throne less than a year later and also on his honeymoon, earning it the moniker of the "most romantic car in the world"