A very rare and desirable car, being one of a small number of Brewster 'Playboys’ built and bodied in the USA. In excellent sturdy and smart condition, and has recently benefitted from major attention to the engine, steering, suspension, brakes, etc, all fully documented, resulting in a very useable car. Very striking in appearance in bold yellow with good beige leather interior and matching hood, excellent plating, including to the drum headlights, pillar lights and tail lights, substantial tubular bumpers, running board edgings, etc. Very nicely finished inside and out, with some appealing details including a lovely set of correct instruments, twin side-mounted spares and a practical trunk with excellent fitted suitcases, and of course a dickey or 'rumble' seat at the rear. Prepared, serviced, running nicely and to be offered UK registered and MoT tested.
Chassis No. S306PL
Snippets: Copper Mines & a Shoe Salesman
William A Kerr was a New York entrepreneur who was Vice President and Treasurer of several Californian mining companies – Balaklala Consolidated Copper, Balaklava Mining Co, First National Copper Co; these mines also had deposits of Gold, Silver, Iron & Zinc, William Kerr’s manager S. A. Holman was the President of Coram Water Company which was located nearby. Due to his wealth and social standing W. A. Kerr & his wife were members of the “New York Social Blue Book”, the Kerr’s home of 580 Park Avenue had been designed in 1923 by the architect J. E. Ruthven Carpenter, his portfolio of New York structures included 907 & 825 Fifth Avenue, 550, 620, 625 819 Park Avenue and the Lincoln Building, he was well known for his “pairing of buildings” facing each other across the street. Prior to the onset of WWII S306PL changed hands to be with Elliot Robertson whose professional address was with Adler Shoe Stores, 215 W 125th Street, New York, the brand was best known for their “Elevator Shoes” which were “delivered in a plain wrapper”, customers include Babe Ruth.
1923 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Barker 3/4 Cabriolet.
Chassis number: 54LK
Registration number: H0034BBB (Spanish)
Arriving 10th March with us. This Barker bodied car has resided in Spain for most of its life. Significant engine works have recently been undertaken by Madrileno .....
The Rolls-Royce 40/50hp “Silver Ghost” made its spectacular debut in 1907, recognized almost immediately as the finest motorcar money could buy. At the heart of the 40/50hp was Henry Royce’s impressively powerful and reliable 7,428cc side-valve inline-six. In its day, the inline-six configuration .....
1911 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost open drive Limousine by Grosvenor.
Chassis number: 1524
Registration number: BF 8376
Just arrived with us & being serviced after a comprehansive rebuild & brand new interior trim. Chassis 1524 has had its mechanics thoroughly & fully restored with many .....
1922 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Tourer
Registration number: AJ8865
Chassis number: 12YG
A magnificent Rolls Royce Silver Ghost tourer that has remained under the last ownership since 1991. The car has just arrived & has been dispatched to The Priory Vintage Car Co for a full service prior to running .....
1909 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Tourer with Roi-des-belges style coachwork. Delivered via L.C Seligmann to R.A Munn, a civil engineer and marine Superintendent to the Union castle line. Winner of the Stockbridge hill climbing trial in May 1914. In 1919 the car was purchased by Hurbert Scott-paine, founder .....
1915 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost London To Edinburgh
Chassis number: 9AD
Registration number: HLR5134 (German)
In 1914 was an order for a new SIlver Ghost was placed by one Nicholas Tchinkine of Moscow Russia with Barker Torpedo coachwork specified. Due to the outbreak of hostilities, .....
Green and Black with Black hide. Well sorted and ready to use and
enjoy. One of the last of the Silver Ghost models and fitted with four wheel brakes. Extensive history. Excellent condition. Known to P & A Wood in recent years.