Rolls Royce Silver Cloud 2 1961

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Lot No: 66

At a Glance:

Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
1961 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud 2 22,800 (Not Warranted) £25000 + buyers premium

Description:

1961 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud 2 Finished in the best colour combination of Shell Grey over Tudor Silver with a Red coach line & St James Red hide originally sold by HA Fox Ltd. The vehicle spent many years in a dry state in the USA which explains the lack of corrosion on the bodywork and chassis, The car was returned to England in 2003 where extensive restoration work was then carried out. The paintwork on the vehicle is in beautiful condition with a deep shine and excellent panel fit, The engine bay has also been detailed.
Over the years further works have taken place including an extensive amount of the chrome trim being re-plated, The vehicle has also had a brand new original specification wool cloth headlining professionally installed by a Rolls Royce coach trimmer which is a notoriously hard job on these cars and often neglected.
The complete suite of walnut interior trim including the full dashboard has been beautifully restored by well respected
Rolls Royce wood trim specialist Silvercrest at great expense.
The complete front bench seat has just been fully re-trimmed in St James red leather by a Rolls Royce trained trimmer at over £2,000. Recent expenditure totalling over £7,000 on the mechanicals at well renowned Rolls Royce and Bentley specialists ‘Specialist Cars Southwest’ based in Exeter has included replacement of the below items. Reconditioned Cylinder Head Bank A , New Radiator & Thermostat ,New Master Cylinder Feed Hoses, New Temp Gauge Sender unit, New Head Light Dip Switch, 2 New Electric Window Switches, New Battery & Hold Down Kit, New Fuel Gauge Sender Unit, The SU carburettors were also completely overhauled & a full engine service was undertaken. The car has also recently had all four whitewall tyres replaced. The large history file contains the original owners handbook and the complete original build specification sheets from Rolls Royce.
Also included are the documents to support the reinstatement of the original registration number, The export and import documents from when the car went to the USA are included along with many invoices for parts and works undertaken over the years. This is an extremely well presented car which is very useable, Perfect for the enthusiast owner.

Full Details:

Lot No. 66
Auction 28th April 2017 - 91% SOLD
Vehicle Make Rolls Royce
Vehicle Model Silver Cloud 2
Year of Manufacture 1961
Mileage 22,800 (Not Warranted)
Registration 183UYJ
Date first Registered 1961
MOT 28-06-17
Chassis Number SAE55
Engine Number P4660
Estimated Sale Price £17,000 -19,000

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