First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662
Lot 83
1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine
Coachwork by H J Mulliner, Park Ward Ltd Registration no. JAN 1K Chassis no. PRH4662
Sold for £ 59,740 (US$ 78,577) inc. premium

Lot Details
First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662 First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra,1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine  Chassis no. PRH4662
First owned by HRH Princess Alexandra
1971 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine
Coachwork by H J Mulliner, Park Ward Ltd

Registration no. JAN 1K
Chassis no. PRH4662

* Only two owners from new
* Present ownership since 1996
* Only some 1,000 miles covered since acquisition
* Well documented

Footnotes

  • Introduced in the autumn of 1959, Rolls-Royce's Phantom V limousine effectively replaced both the royalty/heads-of-state-only Phantom IV and the Silver Wraith. The latter's relatively short, for a limousine, wheelbase had made it all but impossible for coachbuilders to provide adequate boot space in a comfortable seven-seater automobile, a shortcoming addressed by the Phantom V. Built on a much-modified and strengthened 'Cloud II chassis, the new Phantom measured over six metres in length and enabled coachbuilders to combine the desirable qualities of spacious interior accommodation with generous boot space and graceful lines. A lower axle ratio ensured that, while top speed was a little down on that of its stablemates, though still in excess of 100mph, the new Phantom could all but match them for acceleration.
    Rolls-Royce's in-house coachbuilder Park Ward Limited produced what was in effect the 'standard' seven-passenger limousine coachwork for the Phantom V. Park Ward's design remained substantially unaltered until the introduction of the Silver Cloud III and Bentley S3 in the autumn of 1962 when it was revised to incorporate the new models' four-headlamp lighting arrangement and a completely new above-waistline treatment. Now built by the combined firm of H J Mulliner, Park Ward Ltd, the car lived on into the 1990s as the Phantom VI, its passing in 1992 marking the final demise of the separate-chassis Rolls-Royce.

    Chassis number 'PRH4662' was supplied new in 1971 to Jack Barclay for delivery to their customer, HRH Princess Alexandra. Finished in Masons' Black with tan hide to the front compartment and beige West of England cloth to the rear, it boasts an electric division, air conditioning, a radio, bench-type occasional seating, and plentiful burr walnut veneers. When purchased at auction by the current vendor in June 1996, the car was described as a 'carefully maintained, chauffeur driven, one-owner Rolls-Royce with a recorded mileage of 70,500 and recently the subject of a full service'.

    The vendor informs us only 1,000 or so miles have been added, the car was maintained by a local Rolls-Royce specialist in South Wales upon acquisition, but it has seen little use in recent years. There are numerous bills on file accumulated during HRH Princess Alexandra's ownership together with the original registration document signed by her. Offered with the cherished registration 'JAN 1K', this bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantom limousine also comes complete with its original book pack, handbook, etc. It is hoped that a fresh MoT will have been obtained prior to sale.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note, the old registration document signed by HRH Princess Alexandra in not supplied with this Lot.
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