The only 25/30 HP produced with this extremely attractive bodywork by one of the most renowned coachbuilders of the time – J. Gurney Nutting & Co Ltd (known also for building the body for Malcolm Campbell’s 1931 Blue Bird land speed record car).In addition to this Rolls-Royce 25/30, only one 20/25 and eleven Bentleys were fitted with similar coachwork.Bought by the present owner as a partially finished project. The restoration was completed in 2002 with emphasis on ‘more go than show’. 13000 kms in the 14 years after the restoration, all part of the wonderful history of this important automobile and proof of the meticulous craftsmanship of the restoration – as well as pre-war Rolls-Royce engineering.The massive documentation includes a hardbound picture book in two versions – English and Finnish (95 pages, 113 photos and drawings), as well as 10 large folios with original build sheets, parts catalogues, service manuals, handbooks, factory drawings, service bulletins, road tests, correspondence concerning the history etc.Originally specified with two-tone grey paintwork and green leather upholstery and delivered to Allied Motors Limited (official representative for Rolls-Royce in Bombay, India) as a demonstration and display car.Used in 1930’s RR publicity photos and brochures. Matching number car.
Ownership history:1936 – 1939 Allied Motors demonstratorused – and possibly owned – by Maharadza of Kotah Sir Umed II Singhji Bahadur (1873 – 1941)1939 – 1953 Captain C.N.Hague, Heffield, UK1953 – 195? Mr A.G.Kaye, Cheshire, UK1958 – 1962 Mr J C. Warne, Halifax, UK1962 – 1974 unknown1974 – 1979 Mr McCullough, California, USA1979 – 1994 Mr R. Cole Snr, California, USA1994 – 2001 Mr D.Nixon, Essex, UK2001 – Mr S.Fagerstedt, Espoo, FI
Original specification includes a foot operated central lubrication system, remote adjustable shock absorbers, fixed mechanical jack system (one under front axle and two under rear axle), sliding sun roof and a complete tool kit tray in the boot. The original cast aluminium UK register plate EYX 366 also comes with the car.
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