For the Wing Commander

You know that sticker that says ‘In Emergency Please Pull’… well, you'd better be careful with this gift idea as it’s a Martin Baker ejector seat from an ex-RAF McDonnell Douglas Phantom.

Sorry to disappoint you, but for all sorts of silly British Health & Safety regulations it does not actually work, but does include a parachute and survival kit. It’s one of many unrepeatable, often mad objects at Bentleys in Walton Street, Chelsea.

With its countless small shops and boutiques, London is an ideal venue for Christmas shopping: but where can you find the really special and unusual gifts? Classic Driver is out and about in the Capital, and will be suggesting a new gift idea every day.

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Gift checklist

What: Martin Baker ejector seat from a Phantom

From whom: Bentleys

Where: 204 Walton Street, London SW3 2JL

How: [email protected], Tel: +44 (0)20 7584 7770+44 (0)20 7584 7770


Price: GBP 17,500

Delivery time: On request