Customs officials confiscated the contraband Bentley 1927

The Belarusian customs officers have seized a unique rarity, who tried take abroad a Russian citizen. After the discovery of car customs experts summoned the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War. Recent then determined that the car is of historical value and can be classified as cultural values, restricted movement across the customs border.

In the Russian, who was trying to take a rarity, there were no vehicle documents. It is about 4 Bentley? Litre with the 1927-1931 biennium. In all there were 720 such machines. In avtokollektsionerov this model in high esteem, for a representative of the pre-war “golden age” of automotive. Depending on the state, the machine can cost from 100 thousand. Up to 4 million euros.

The confiscated in Belarus a copy of the customs pre-estimated at $ 7 billion. Belarusian rubles (about 415 thousand. Euros). By the way, Belarus is the practice of selling cars seized at customs. Not long ago, I went under the hammer withdrawn Rolls-Royce Wraith, and Lamborghini Gallardo.

PS We’re a good digging and found out that the car confiscated in Belarus businessman Yuri Pripachkin (driving) participated in all sorts of retro-rally. This imposing man, by the way, there are still about fifty unique curiosities (mostly Bentley)! How is it that the machine did not have the documents and permission to export? In accordance with the legislation of Belarus, objects of cultural value, while moving across the border are subject to customs declaration and should move with the documents confirming the legality of their removal.