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1937 Rolls Royce 25/30 James Young Sports Saloon.


car description

Chassis number: GUL73 Registration number: 618YUP A rare & lovely sports saloon on the 25/30 Chassis clothed by James Young of Bromley; Believed to be one of three made to this design. Supplied through Rolls-Royce agents W H Johnson and Sons of Kings Lynn, it was delivered to Major William Parker, an equerry to King George V (who died shortly before the car was delivered), the car being a regular visitor to the Sandringham Estate where Major Parker had a grace and favour residence - Babingly Hall. It is understood that the car was laid up during World War Two, thereafter passing into the ownership of Mr F Dane. An RAC inspection from 1956 states that the mileage at this time was 43,285 miles, the car then being in the ownership of Mr Bell who kept the car for almost 50 years until his death in 2005. During his tenure, Mr Bell kept copious notes, including retaining a vast number of invoices and detailed correspondence relating to servicing, repair and improvements. The car thus comes with a voluminous history file with bills dating back to the 1950's Between 1985 and 1986, the car underwent a major restoration by Phantom Motors of Farnham which included a bare metal respray, rebuil


1937 rolls-royce 25 30 james young sports saloon red leather restored rolls royce rwd luxury 4-seater 2wd

key Facts

  • Ad ID
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Rolls-Royce > 25/30
  • Year
  • Mileage
    43285 mi



Prestige House. 9 Globe Industrial Estate
Medmenham, RM17 6ST , Buckinghamshire
United Kingdom

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