1930 Rolls Royce Phantom 1 Imperial Sedanca Faux Cabriolet For Sale

Rolls Royce Phantom 1 Imperial Sedanca Faux Cabriolet

Year: 1930
Chassis no: 79OR
Registration: DY86 Ohio USA
Registered In: USA
Price: £130,000

1930 Rolls Royce Phantom 1 Imperial Sedanca Faux Cabriolet For Sale

Chassis number:  79OR

Registration Number:  Ohio USA DY86

The chassis was completed in 1930 at the Derby, England Rolls-Royce plant. The chassis was then sent to Hibbard & Darrin who were located in Paris, France.  Consequently the car bears a French export chassis plate to the bulkhead.   The chassis cost $16,650 while the body cost $9,985 bringing the total to $26,635. The completed car was then delivered to Italy where it resided with Princess Pageteli. 

Hibbard & Darrin used the Sylentlyte technique, which formed vehicle body structures from cast aluminum rather than wood, and created the Phantom I Sedanca Imperial False Cabriolet styling for Rolls Phantom 1 chassis 79OR. 

The car is resplendent in mid blue with a cream bonnet top & beige farbric roof covering all in excellent order.  Being a sedanca the front roof setion rolls up & furls into a storage compartment behind the drivers head.  The wire wheels are similarly painted in cream giving the car a very striking appearance.  A rear Beige luggage  trunk keeps the proprotions pleasing to the eye.

Stephen Grebel Headlamps are mounted up front & twin side mount spares are on the running boards.  This car benefits from an extensively documented history including service records, manuals, and a build sheet of the car.  The car was restored in 1970 in america by John Griffin, who “was responsible for the expert restoration of other fantastic and rare Roll-Royce vehicles and his expertise shows in this car as well.”  

As a whole the car is very very smart & presents nicely.  The engine starts readily & runs in silence with good power in all gears.  The slightly slipping clutch is due to be replaced prior to sale along with a service & set up being performed by a marque expert.

To the front is black leather in very good  order along with a lovely timber dash adorned with the appropriate instrumentation.  The rear seats are grey cloth that extends also to the roof.

All in all this is a very fine machine with desirable. striking & unusual coach work of a very fine quality.  Lack of wear to the various controls would indicate a quite low mile chassis & it certainly drives like it.  It makes a refreshing change to the more prosaic UK offerings of the period.

We will UK register the car for the next owner if it is to stay in the UK.

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1930 Rolls Royce Phantom 1 Imperial Sedanca Faux Cabriolet For Sale

Chassis number:  79OR

Registration Number:  Ohio USA DY86

The chassis was completed in 1930 at the Derby, England Rolls-Royce plant. The chassis was then sent to Hibbard & Darrin who were located in Paris, France.  Consequently the car bears a French export chassis plate to the bulkhead.   The chassis cost $16,650 while the body cost $9,985 bringing the total to $26,635. The completed car was then delivered to Italy where it resided with Princess Pageteli. 

Hibbard & Darrin used the Sylentlyte technique, which formed vehicle body structures from cast aluminum rather than wood, and created the Phantom I Sedanca Imperial False Cabriolet styling for Rolls Phantom 1 chassis 79OR. 

The car is resplendent in mid blue with a cream bonnet top & beige farbric roof covering all in excellent order.  Being a sedanca the front roof setion rolls up & furls into a storage compartment behind the drivers head.  The wire wheels are similarly painted in cream giving the car a very striking appearance.  A rear Beige luggage  trunk keeps the proprotions pleasing to the eye.

Stephen Grebel Headlamps are mounted up front & twin side mount spares are on the running boards.  This car benefits from an extensively documented history including service records, manuals, and a build sheet of the car.  The car was restored in 1970 in america by John Griffin, who “was responsible for the expert restoration of other fantastic and rare Roll-Royce vehicles and his expertise shows in this car as well.”  

As a whole the car is very very smart & presents nicely.  The engine starts readily & runs in silence with good power in all gears.  The slightly slipping clutch is due to be replaced prior to sale along with a service & set up being performed by a marque expert.

To the front is black leather in very good  order along with a lovely timber dash adorned with the appropriate instrumentation.  The rear seats are grey cloth that extends also to the roof.

All in all this is a very fine machine with desirable. striking & unusual coach work of a very fine quality.  Lack of wear to the various controls would indicate a quite low mile chassis & it certainly drives like it.  It makes a refreshing change to the more prosaic UK offerings of the period.

We will UK register the car for the next owner if it is to stay in the UK.

RICHARD BIDDULPH
SALES & VALUATIONS

m: +44 (0) 7967 260 673
e: richard@vandp.net

SIMONE DELLA CORTE
SHOWROOM MANAGER

t: +44 (0)7377 070 943
e: simone@vandp.net

MICHAEL KLIEBENSTEIN
EUROPEAN SALES and MARKETING

m: +49 170 204 3831
e: michael.kliebenstein@t-online.de

JAN KURTY
EASTERN EUROPE SALES and MARKETING

m: +44 7872 932 675
e: kurtyinterbiz@btinternet.com

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