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Queen's '59 Custom Limousine
Custom 1959 Fleetwood Limousine for Queen Elizabeth II

Custom limousine built for Queen Elizabeth
during her June 18-August 1 visit to Canada in 1959


(Thanks to Yann Saunders at The Cadillac Database for these photos and information)


1956 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham Town Car
Custom show car built by Cadillac in 1956

Artist rendition of a custom landau limousine custom built limousine,
it has a transparent plexiglas rear section on a regular 75 body.
Article stated this was a custom build for Queen Elizabeth's visit in
1959, the fact it a 1956 and the Queen arrived in 1959 is a bit confusing.

Thanks to Al Navis for an update on these photos. (7/22/06)
This artist's rendering above probably was supposed to be the vehicle that GM
contributed to the Queens Royal Tour, but if that one was built, it wasn't used for that
Tour. Instead, Chrysler and Ford also were invited to construct limousines for
the Tour. The two pictures of the 1959 Imperial which were used are below.
(The fact this is a 1956 and the Queen arrived in 1959 is a bit confusing)

(Another source for this is in a book "Royal Transport: AN Inside
Look at the History of Royal Travel", author Peter Pigott)



1957-58 Cadillac Limited Edition
Eldorado Brougham Town Car
Car debuted in 1955 for the 1956 Motorama tour.


1959 Ghia Imperial Crown Limousine
This car was also built for the Queen's tour
of Canada, with a bubble-top and flagpole.

Thanks to John Corbett in Toronto for photo and information.




1958 Cadillac Fleetwood Series 75 Limousine
Thanks to John C. in Anthem, Arizona for these photos of his limousine.

The car was previously owned by the Reverend Sung Yung
Moon of the Self Realization Church (AKA "The Moonies")



These next photos from Jo Thewissen in Voerendaal, Netherlands.
Jo owned the limousines about fifteen years ago as a hobby and fun.

A 1964 and 1969 Chrysler

1964 Chrysler

1969 Chrysler

1964 Cadillac Fleetwood Llimousine



1955 Crown Imperial


1959 Cadillac Fleetwood


1964 Oldsmobile
By Cotington Limousine Inc.


1970's Lincoln Limousine


1969 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow


1914 Winton Full Limousine


Early 60's Pontiac Bonneville Limo


1973 Russian Chiaka


1972 Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine


1941 Buick Limousine


1949 Dodge Limousine


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