1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG

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Lot 41
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer
Coachwork by Grosvenor Registration no. BF 8908 Chassis no. 85TG

£ 225,000 - 275,000
US$ 310,000 - 380,000
Amended
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer
Coachwork by Grosvenor

Registration no. BF 8908
Chassis no. 85TG
*In one family's ownership for 57 years
*Believed unique design
*Original coachwork, engine and gearbox



Sold new to a French artist and after a short
time destined for Capri, by the 1940s this
Silver Ghost was on the Eastern seaboard
of the United States. The Motor Car was eventually bought by a Michigan collector and astonishingly, the car remained within his collection for a further 57 years.
We are advised by the vendor that
engine and chassis are in fine order

Footnotes

  • Vendor Score Total: 73/100

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    Key for sellers' assessments:
    1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
    2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
    3/5 GOOD. Drive away | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
    4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
    5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well

    EXTERIOR TOTAL: 19/25
    Body Work: 5
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 3
    Glass: 4
    Paint: 4
    Wheels/Tyres: 3

    INTERIOR TOTAL: 16/20
    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 4
    Headlining: 4
    Seats: 4
    Trim: 4

    ENGINE TOTAL: 16/20
    Mechanical components: 4
    Running: 4
    Starting: 4
    Under Bonnet: 4

    RUNNING GEAR TOTAL: 14/20
    Axles: 4
    Brakes: 3
    Gearbox/Clutch: 3
    Suspension: 4

    ELECTRICAL TOTAL: 6/10
    Ancillary components: 3
    Main components: 3

    Car History File: 2

Saleroom notices

  • Interested parties should note the car was serviced and given a clean bill of health by renowned Silver Ghost expert Alan Glew in March 2019 with bills of £11,000 available . The car has covered less than 300 miles since. To Schedule a video condition report for this lot please click here
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1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50hp Open Tourer  Chassis no. 85TG
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