1929 Rolls-Royce 20/25 H.P.

Transformable

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1929
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Embassy Black
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Hall 3, Stand 1.02
Essen
Germany
Saturday 4th April 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Tel: +49 (0) 201 5233 1011/1012 Fax: +49 (0) 201 5233 1251
Viewing:
2nd April from 10.00 - 18.00
3rd April from 10.00 - 19.00
4th April from 09.00 until start of sale
Collectors Auction at 14.00
Motorcars Auction 15.30
This is a remarkable example of the early 20/25, with a magnificent body of an ingenious design known as a ‘Transformable’, an early form of detachable hardtop. The whole of the sedanca or town car top is removed by unfastening just four bolts and the landau irons, leaving the car as a completely open tourer. Howard ‘Dutch’ Darrin was one of the greatest of all car designers, and made some of the most beautiful luxury cars of all, but what is less well-known is that he was responsible for some remarkable technical advances too. In the late 1920s he was in Paris running one of the finest of all bodywork makers, known as Hibbard and