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Churchill's Land Rover goes for double expected price

Sir Winston Churchill's Land Rover has sold at a Cambridgeshire auction near Ely for £129,000 - more than double its esitmated price.

The Land Rover was auctioned at Cheffins Vintage Sale Credit: ITV Anglia

The car was presented to Winston Churchill on his 80th Birthday on 30th November in 1954 and only has 12,000 miles on the clock. The former Prime Minister used the car to drive around Chartwell, his Kent estate. It has been bought by a private buyer.

Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine in 1932 Credit: PA