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A front view of the well-presented, rare Radford Mini De Ville.<br />
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The Rolls Royce... of Mini.<br />
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An incredibly rare 50-year-old Mini car that was the most luxurious ever made has gone on the market with a whopping 50,000 pounds price tag.<br />
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The pint-sized motor was fitted out with so many deluxe features when it was made in 1964 that it has been described as a Rolls Royce in a Mini's body.<br />
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It boasts a host of innovations and indulgences more common in lavish cars like Rolls Royces and Aston Martins.<br />
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These include electric windows, wooden trim, leather seats, full length sun-roof and deep-pile carpets made from lamb's wool.<br />
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This particular Mini was lovingly restored in the 1990s for Beatles guitarist George Harrison but he passed away from cancer before the work was completed.<br />
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It is tipped to fetch 50,000 pounds when it goes under the hammer at London auction house Christie's on September 3.