Being a member of the Peerage (Nobility) has nothing to do with a Royal
Warrant being displayed on a Car.
Royal Warrants are issued to some British Companies and simply means that
the member of the Royal Family who issued the warrant uses goods made by
that Company. The prestige of selling goods to the Royal Family is meant to
enhance the status of that company, epecially with Tourists. Marketing
research has shown however, that this status does not mean as much today as
it once did.
Royal Warrants are normally issued by HM The Queen, The Queen Mother, The
Duke of Eninburgh (Prince Philip), The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles), and
The Princess of Wales (Princess Diana, while she was alive). They could be
issued by other members of the Royal Family, but this is unusual.
Daimler still holds a warrant from the Queen Mother, because she has always
used Daimlers as prrimary transport. The Queen and Prince Philip switched to
Rolls-Royce after the war.
Regards, Christian Hueber----- Original Message -----
From: “Craig Tiano” firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: 11 April 2000 00:37
Subject: Re: [DaimLan] Royal Warrants
The warrant should appear in the beginning of the owner’s manual. Unless
your car was owned by a peer, it isn’t on the car.
At 06:05 PM 4/10/00 EDT, you wrote:
While we are making up topics, I am wondering why my 1966 DR450 limo does
have a royal warrant attached somewhere. My understanding is that in
Daimler still had at least a warrant from the Queen Mother. The sales
literature of the time was covered in royal warrants as one of the key
selling points. Was it because the Majestic Major on which my car was
based was perceived as being so unsightly that no warrant could be
Was my car alone slighted in this manner? Any comments?