Citroën - RU23 Currus - 1949

Description
Citroën - RU23 Currus - 1949
Can be picked up in: France - with French registration - 30000 km - 4 - In fine condition, drivable condition, may require mechanic and cosmetic work

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.

Lot details
Brand
Citroën
Model Type
RU23 Currus
Year
1949
Located in
France
Body style
Hearse
Mileage reading
30000 km
Registration papers
with French registration
Transmission
Manual
Fuel
Petrol
Colour
Black
Horse Power
9
Condition (Overall)
4 - Fine condition: May require mechanic and cosmetic work
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