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Passion for cars: Maharajas Hari Singh Umaid Singh of Jodhpur

Maharaja Hari Singh of Jammu and Kashmir with Maharaja Umaid Singh of Jodhpur in former’s favourite car Tempo G-1200. Hari Singh had a well known passion for expensive and luxury cars.
According to a 2018 news report, a rare vintage sports car originally owned by Hari Singh was the highlight of an auction in London in December that year.
The 1924 Vauxhall 30-98 OE Velox Tourer, recognised among the finest British sports cars of the vintage era, was estimated to fetch between 330,000 pounds (over Rs 3 Crores) and 390,000 pounds when it came up in the Bonhams Bond Street Sale. | The Dispatch


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