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Citroën - RU23 Currus - 1949

Lot reference 29834738

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Can be picked up in: France - with French registration - 30000 km - 4 - In fine condition, drivable condition, may require mechanic and cosmetic work

Brand: Citroën (More lots)
Model Type: RU23 Currus
Year: 1949
Located in: France
Body style: Hearse
Mileage: 30000 km
Registration papers: with French registration
Condition: 4 - In fine condition, drivable condition, may require mechanic and cosmetic work
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Petrol
Colour: Black
Horse Power: 9
Cubic capacity: 1911

Citroen RU23 Currus hearse from 1949, complete and driving, normal registration, without MOT, original 30,000 km, it was owned a funeral home in Paris.

Acquired in 1995, it came from Régi Film - second hand cinema wardrobes, weapons and props.

This vehicle can be found in many documentaries:
- Ciné-Archives photos: Funeral ceremony for the nine of Charonne on 13/02/1962.
- Photos 3 and 4, reference visible on YouTube on 10/10/2014 " La mort et les obsèques d'Edith Piaf ",
- Photos 5 and 6: Funeral of Maurice Thorez: Ciné-archives.
- Photo 7: Funeral of Josephine Baker.

Probably the only survivor of the two identical floats,
See last photo which was published in Citropolis on 15/09/2001.

Due to its rarity and being a true part of the French heritage, this vehicle deserves our full attention.

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