1923 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

40/50 HP Silver Ghost "AX 201" Roi-de-Belges Recreation

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1923
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Armoured
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London
October 27, 2010
ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalogue available for £50. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance, Battersea Park
London, United Kingdom SW11 4NJ
AUCTION:
October 27, 2010
PREVIEW:
October 26, 2010
October 27, 2010
To be offered at auction ,Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Chassis No.
30 PK
Estimate:
£350,000-£400,000
40/50 hp (taxable), 7,428 cc side-valve inline six-cylinder engine, four-speed manual gearbox, live front axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs and friction dampers, cantilever rear suspension, and four-wheel drum brakes with gearbox-driven servo. Wheelbase: 150½"
- Extraordinary eight-year recreation of the Barker Roi-de-Belges, the famed first Silver Ghost
- 1923 chassis with circa-1913 Barker Cabriolet de Ville body
- One of only 10 known “PK” Silver Ghost ch