Rolls Royce Silver Wraith
Type: Short Whellbase Touring Limousine RHD
Chassi: WZB the details below Engine: W25B (matching number) the details below - details above 1949
CoachBuilt: Franay Carrossier Paris
Documentation: French certificat D ´immatriculation, contrat vente
Car chassi - details above 1946 to 1959; 1244 units in short whelldase, 639 units in long.
Franay was the most important coachbuilder for the silver wraith outside England, he was appointed to supply royal houses, maharadjahs and aristocracy . From RR Silver Wraith he only built 10 units, 6 short base and balance in long. The short one´s were 3 drophead coupe, a touring limousine ( the unit present), a limousine and a sedanca de ville ( for Princ Talal al Saoud from South Arabia). For the long base he built 3 sedanca de ville (for Aristotle Onassis, Princ Saad of South Arabia, Princ Mohamed Saoud) and a limousine de ville.
Franay also worked with Hispano-Suiza, Voisin et Delage, Duesenberg, Packard, Delahaye , Talbot and Bentley.
The most expensive and exclusive car from Franay was the 1947 Bentley Mark VI cabriolet which is now widely considered to be the most unique and valuable Bentley on the planet.
Sold in 2006 by $1728000, evaluated now in more than $details below.
What we are presenting now is the unique opportunity to purchase the really only one Touring Limousine RR Silver Wraith by Franay. Which is an example of high craftsmanship.
History of the Car:
Showed at stand Franay during Paris show 1949(photo 1)
Deliver to France in March 1949, company Nouveautes Industrielles.
In 1967 sold to a French collection.
In 1985 sold to a Swiss collection.
In 2010 sold to a Portuguese collection.
Is excellent overall in forma and appearance, it benefits from a professional restoration work. It was delivered to first owner in black color and cream leather in front and velvet cloth in back, this layout was kept during all works. It has an electric window between the front and back area. The interior is trimmed in woodwork at high standard. Original tool kit is present. All croms and brighwork have been re plated and are largely fresh. The body and chassi are rust free. Mecanical the car is running smoothly following all original specification.
This specific car is illustrated on page 26 of Rolls Royce- The classic elegance book, by Laurence Dalton
Coachbuilder Rolls Royce
Chassis number LRK 38145
Exterior colour White
Interior colour Beige
Read miles 042288
Asking price 24000 EUROs
Details A very nice car, interior is very good. Car needs some attention.
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For more information call Yolanda at
Tlf 684090258 and whatsapp
price 55,000.00 Euros
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