Archive Competition

Win the 100,000 Heritage Certificate

What do you remember about 1981? The Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer? The first flight of space shuttle Columbia? The election of Ronald Reagan as US President? The launch of a new James Bond film 'For Your Eyes Only' starring Roger Moore? The discovery of the Titanic at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean? The first London Marathon?

In the Classic Car world, there was another significant event that year, the launch of our Heritage Certificate service. 36 years later we are about to celebrate the issuing of the 100,000 Certificate and the British Motor Museum is offering one lucky classic car owner the chance to own this landmark Certificate by entering our 'Heritage Certificate 100,000 Competition'.

The Prize

The winner will receive a free Premier Heritage Certificate, along with a Technical Specification and a Document Wallet. They will also receive a free Family Museum Entrance ticket, valid for one year.

To enter you will need to...

...own one of the marques and models listed in the build records which form part of our Archive Collections. Check the list of marques and models here. 

...have a valid chassis number (engine numbers, body numbers or registration marks will not be accepted).

...answer the following.

'During her engagement to Prince Charles, Lady Diana Spencer famously drove an Austin mini Metro in Emberglow red with Savannah trim.
Can you guess the exact date it left the production line - the day, month and year
(for example, 15 January 1960)'

Answer* - day, month and year (for example, 15 January 1960)
First name*
Surname*
Marque of your classic car*
Model of your classic car*
Chassis number of your classic car*
Please enter your email address*


Closing date for entries is 17 September 2017.

 

Win the 100,000 Heritage Certificate Competition Terms & Conditions

  • Closing date for entries is midnight Sunday 17 September 2017
  • The winning entry will be drawn at random from any correct answers submitted. If no correct entries are received, up to 20 entries with the nearest date will be selected for the draw.
  • The winner will be contacted by 30 September 2017
  • Postal entries can be submitted to 'Heritage Certificate 100,000 Competition, British Motor Museum, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire, CV35 0BJ'. You must include your full name, postal address, contact number and/or email address, the marque, model and chassis number of your classic car and your answer to the competition question.
  • Full terms and conditions of all competitions run by the British Motor Museum can be viewed below. 

Full Competition Terms and Conditions

These rules apply to all prize competitions run by the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, unless otherwise stated on the website.

  • The competition is open to residents of the UK, aged 18 or over, excluding employees of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust or British Motor Industry Heritage Centre Ltd and their families.
  • Only one entry per household is permitted.
  • The prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative.
  • The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust accepts no responsibility for entries that are not received.
  • All entries must be made in accordance with the rules and must be received by the closing date. Entries made otherwise shall be invalid. The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust accepts no responsibility or liability for any lost, damaged or incomplete entries and all such entries will be deemed invalid.
  • The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust reserves the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value.
  • Prize-winners will receive their prize within 6 weeks of notification unless otherwise specified on the website.
  • The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust will not be liable if a prize does not reach a prize-winner for any reason outside its control or if a prize is damaged during delivery.
  • By entering the promotion, the winner consents to any publicity generated as a result of the promotion, and use on the website at any time.
  • Where relevant, all taxes, insurances, transfers, spending money and other expenses are, unless otherwise specifically stated, the responsibility of the prize-winner.
  • In all instances, the decision of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • By entering the competition, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  • The winning entry will be drawn at random from any correct answers submitted. If no correct entries are received, up to 20 entries with the nearest date will be selected for the draw.
  • The winner will be contacted by email.
  • Postal entries can be submitted to 'Heritage Certificate 100,000 Competition, British Motor Museum, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire, CV35 0BJ'. You must include your full name, postal address, contact number and/or email address, the marque, model and chassis number of your classic car and your answer to the competition question.