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Prince Philip’s old car, a 1935 Standard Nine, becomes a Sri Lankan royal artefact

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An 86-year-old car that once belonged to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, is now the centrepiece of a seaside museum in Sri Lanka.

The prince, whose funeral will be on Saturday, was a car aficionado who bought the 1935 Standard Nine for 12 pounds when he was based in Colombo with the British Navy in 1940.

“When he came back in the early 1950s, he came and saw the car,” said…



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