1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50HP Silver Ghost in the style of Barker #2133
Ordered new by the President of the Royal Automobile club of Australia and famed Australian department store owner Sir Samuel Hordern, delivered to Australia in November 1912
Specified to have sporting coachwork by Barker, with special "London-to-Edinburgh" type sloping bonnet and full brass fittings, C-rake steering, 6-wheel equipment, long-range fuel tank, Colonial-clearance suspension and C.A.V. lighting system
Period upgrades include the very desirable later large-brake rear axle and under-slung rear springs. Rebuilt in the 60’s by well-known coach builder George Williams
Current long-term ownership covering 26 years, including extensive and highly adventurous touring in five continents and 25 countries
Recent maintenance and larger London-to-Edinburgh carburettor upgrade by marque expert Jonathan Wood
Commonly known to be one of the most elegant Silver Ghosts in existence.
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