GROSVENOR 1188 SIMMONS GROSVENOR 2635 offers from a varied stock of distinctive sports and Rolls-Royce carriages
ROLLS-ROYCE 21.6 Replica, Chassis No. GFN 22 (1940) 4-door drophead coupe by Southern. Receipts for over £400 from Messrs. Rolls-Royce, Ltd., are available for work including engine rebuild and complete transmission overhaul which was carried out in lace 1948. It was neither taxed nor used from this date until Nov. 1952. Some 5,000 miles only are reputed to have been completed since. A considerable amount of additional expenditure has been entailed in bringing this very attractive drophead to its present outstanding condition. We will be pleased to forward further details upon request. £615
ROLLS-ROYCE (1931) 20[25, Chassis No. GDP 80, with very attractive 1938 all-metal town and country 4-door brake coachwork by H. .1. Mu’liner. A fully reconditioned 1934 engine unit was fitted last year and the chassis is in excellent condition throughout. RJR specialist serviced to our requirements this month. This is a well-appointed 5-seater dual-purpose Rolls of considerable elegance built by one of the premier R/R coachbuilders and should not by any means be confused with the so-called ” shooting brake.”
We apologise for the fact that although advertised last month, this vehicle was not available owing to its being utilised by one of our staff at Le Mans. It is at present undergoing recellulose and retrim in our shop. £450
ROLLS TWENTY/TWENTY-FIVE (1930/33). At the time of going to press we offer a choice of two of the owner-driver saloon models both in very reasonable condition, and both having undergonea thorough and complete checkover in our own workshop. Tyres and batteries have been replaced where necessary and brakes relined. Since it is an inordinately, and often unnecessarily, expensive process to recondition a Rolls-Royce completely, all existing faults not rectified will be fully disclosed to potential purchasers. Apart from these diclosed faults these Rolls will be fully guaranteed.
or thereabout as and when available.
ROLLS-ROYCE ” SILVER GHOST,” Chassis No. 34 LM (circa 1924). A near-perfect 4-wheel brake chassis with very attractive and much modified ” Crystal Palace” convertible coachwork by Barker upon which some E203 alone has recently been expended. Originally a Maharajah’s carriage and an absolutely unique specimen, it would prove abortive to attempt an adequate description of this particular connoisseurs piece without an illustration. In the rather unlikely event of its remaining unsold, therefore, it will be illustrated and fully described in the August issue. 285
ARMSTRONG-SIDDELEY (1934) 20-h.p sports saloon. An absolutely sound. if somewhat lethargic, model taken in part/exchange for R/R last month. Bills for E147 available for rebore, etc., 1952. Good battery, new tyres. recently recellulosed grey. The interior would not disgrace a contemporary R/R. One for the comparatively impecunious requiring reliability without rapidity. £ 125 £300 — L 500
We are currently negotiating purchase of a 1935 Park Ward 31-litre Bentley, the notable Ph. 1 described above, a 1938 2.3 Alfa-Romeo and a Ph. 11 U.K. series late-type Owen-Sedanca Rolls-Royce. Particulars of these and other individual stock will be forwarded immediately upon request.
WE HAVE A LARGE NUMBER OF INQUIRIES FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF ROLLS-ROYCE TWENTIES, TWENTY-FIVES AND PHANTOM II AND III MODELS, AND WOULD BE VERY INTERESTED TO RECEIVE FULL DETAILS AND PARTICULARS OF ANY OF THESE MODELS FOR DISPOSAL. MR. SIMMONS WILL ATTEND ANYWHERE IN GREAT BRITAIN BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT. GROSVENOR 1188 SIMMONS GROSVENOR 2635 12 REX PLACE • PARK LANE • W.I
Immediate insurance effected with Lloyd’s Brokers. Export and Shipping. Engineers Reports and Examinations.
All vehicles and Accessories ore offered subject to being unsold unless otherwise stated. E. & 0.E.
ROLLS-ROYCE 21.6 Replica, Chassis No. GBM 34 with contemporary full razor-edged coachwork (believed post-war by H. J. Mulliner). Complete with late-type radiator, 19 in. wheels and discs. Windtones, new RJR battery. At the time of going to press the engine is undergoing an extensive overhaul and rebore by the RJR specialist who normally carries out our work at the estimated cost of £1 10. Only R/R parts are being utilised. This particular replica is virtually indistinguishable in condition and line from the post-war product and presents a quite rare opportunity for the discriminating ” Replica” enthusiast to purchase an exceptional example of the marque. The completed work will carry a full year’s guarantee. £585
ROLLS-ROYCE 20/25, 1934, owner-driver saloon with disappearing division and swept tail by Messrs. Hooper. Chassis No. GTZ 62. Most impeccably maintained throughout. During the last four months top and bottom decarbonisation and work on the brakes and clutch was tarried out by a well-known firm of Scottish engineers. RJR specialist serviced to our instructions this month. A comparatively late-type 20/25 in quite exceptional condition at a relatively economical figure. £385
At the time of going to press we are negotiating the repurchase of the notable ex-Major Schreiber P.11 Gurney Nutting Continental tourer. Chassis No. I l9RC, illustrated in the April edition. Rebuilt and first registered in 1937, when the new coachwork was fitted, it is one of the most magnificent touring Rolls-Royces in existence today absolutely regardless of vintage. History and photograph will be forwarded upon application. £350
ROLLS-ROYCE, 1927, foursome tourer by Gurney Nutting, with passenger screen and apron—full weather equipment—excellently maintained. Rolls specialist serviced. Complete mechanical overhaul late 1951, since when only a small mileage has been covered. An opportunity for the relatively impecunious vintage enthusiast to obtain a sound and comparatively economical RJR Twenty of not inconsiderable character. £ 285
ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II 40/50 W.J. series, owner-driver saloon by Messrs. Windover. Details too late for insertion. £200
A.C. (1949) 2-litre foursome tourer by Buckler. 21,000 miles only. One fastidious owner—completely unblemished. Fast and reliable and looks well. Further details upon application. £ 600