Juhani Halmeenmaki has located this super rare Prince Clipper truck (model AQTI) in Finland. This one has languished, abandoned for 20 years, Long enough for the rear end to sink into the ground! It was owned by a gypsy who transported horses with it. Juhani says this is probably the last Clipper in Finland. The vehicle has now been stripped of any useful parts which will be passed to Svein-Erik Finnerud in Norway to help with the restoration of his own Prince Clipper.
Svein-Erik Finnerud of the Datsun PMC Register sent me these pictures of a Prince Gloria (S40 model) he spotted abandoned just outside Kristiansand in his native Norway. These were marketed as a Prince B200 in Norway. The body looks to be in very good condition and the car seems to be complete.
It’s amazing to find one of these at all as they are certainly very rare, but to find one in this condition is incredible. Svein-Erik already owns one of these cars which is in need of total restoration… Continue Reading