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Monday, April 25, 2016

Statue of the Queen of England was made of hundreds of vehicle parts

A sculpture of the Queen made entirely
from hundreds car parts has been created
by Kwik Fit ahead of the monarch’s 90th 
birthday. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Zmmc9)
Kwik Fit, a vehicle component repair company in the UK was made a creative and unique artwork. By holding a sculpture artist, the company was making a statue of Queen Elizabeth II using hundreds components of the vehicle.

The result is a bust later named 'Queen of Parts' was created to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Queen of England which falls on Thursday, April 21, 2016. The artist and employees of the repair companies collect hundreds components of cars and trucks to be used as a crown, hair, face, neck, jewelry, and clothes of the Queen.

Some of the components used are bumper, headlights, fan, tires, rims, spark plugs, to the small ring. The components used to make the statue of Queen Elisabeth II has a total weight of 115 kilograms (250 lbs) with a height of 3 meters (10 ft).

David Parfitt, an artist who led the project, said that for the crown, it uses the indicator lights of Austin K2, a military truck which was once used by the Queen. In 1945, Her Highness was trained as a mechanic of the British army.
"Many people do not know that our Queen is actually the most famous mechanic," said Dhiren Master, a marketing director at Kwik Fit, as quoted by Reuters on Thursday, April 21, 2016. During World War II, the Highness was born on April 21, 1926 and joined with the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service. In addition to the mechanical, the Queen had also been a military driver. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | REUTERS]

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