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1940 ROLLS ROYCE WRAITH by H.J.MULLINER 4 DOOR RAZOR SPORTS LIMO SALOONThis imperious six light with division razor body 5 seater Rolls is finished in dark blue with grey leather trim and carpets, walnut dash and fittings. Nos are matching and the original Reg No and number plates still adorn this unmolested Rolls. The vehicle has covered 59000 miles from new with supporting evidence.Fitted with the desirable 4.25ltr 6 cylinder 30hp engine number F6W.S with manual gears, Chassis number WHC17 ordered with Dunlop 6.50 x 17 inch wheels and tyres, lighting set, P100 headlights, wing lamps, rear lamps, inspection lamp, spare bulbs, 2 toolkits, flush type damp light switch, fog caps, interior w.wiper, special heater, side mounted spare wheel, fog lights, wing mirrors, badges, outside horns, auto closing grille, opening bonnet vents, one shot lube chassis, servo brakes and anti-locking device, auto and manual ride control, independent front suspension, built in jacking system plus many other special features. Commissioned in 1939 in chassis format and taken to H J Mulliner of Chiswick, London where the Sports razor Limo body was produced and fitted. Registered in 1940 to Batchelor Peas Ltd, following which the car was owned by the famous radio and TV presenter and actor, Wilfred Pickles from Whats on the table, Mabel. The car was purchased in 1962 by the Hon Secretary Donald Douglas Burness Smith, RREC Essex section and sold recently due to his demise and so in his ownership for 55 years. History folder includes original buff logbook, previous and current V5, DVLA and MoT paperwork, MoT certs from 1962, Rolls build sheet and original receipt, news articles, photo of Wilfred and Mabel Pickles with the car dated 1949, events photos, news clipping, radio book, AA book, leather holdall, mileage and petrol logs over 100 sheets, RREC paperwork, correspondence, tax discs from 1965 and invoices. It is in totally original and excellent condition throughout, having had a repaint only in 1990. Pre-WWII Rolls Royces were manufactured for two years and this is one of the rarest RR chassis bodies made. 491 were built and each one was fitted with a different Coachbuilders body and there were many styles and makers. This original semi- razor edge body by Mulliner has a disappearing electrical division and this car appeared in the Queens Silver Jubilee in 1977. A rare opportunity to own an ex-celebrity owned RR with a great history folder several inches deep.
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