This quite lovely and unusual Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II was sold by my old colleague Anthony Hibbett at Jack Barclay from the Mayfair showroom to its first and only registered keeper on 8th January 1980.
Certainly Chassis SRH 39461 was not your typical 'common or garden' specification Shadow. The Georgian Silver paintwork with a dark blue Everflex roof is all fairly normal, albeit, it certainly looks graceful and imposing; it's the interior which really set this particular car apart from majority of the drab 70/80's coloured Rolls-Royce....my Father had a similar car in Nutmeg with beige; say no more!!
A wonderfully vibrant Dark Blue Parkertex Savoy Velvet adorns the seats, it contrasts really well with the silver outside and makes the interior a special place to be. A further 'Special Feature' that was ticked, is the Ebony wood throughout - more than likely this is not unique, but certainly I've never seen it before in a Shadow.
Twin front head rest were another extra and certainly add to the already an excellent interior. Finally a dark blue Top Roll and Knee Roll (VM. 3209) were deemed appropriate with again another extra I am aware of but have not come across on one of these....Fiamm Horns with a foot switch. Finally the Grey Cirrus headlining helps lighten the interior.
All yours back in 1980 for the princely sum of £40,751.84! A whack of money then but probably only equal to a top spec Golf today! The odometer has just tripped over 55,000 miles so just getting into its stride. 'To Waft' should be a verb uniquely attributed to Rolls-Royce but in any rate, it's a real sense of occasion each time one slips behind the wheel. Cannot be too many one owner examples left but absolutely certain there will be none with this specification.
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