1937 Rolls-Royce 25/30 3pos Drophead GRM39
Sale price: £55,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 01.07.2015
Car location: Bethesda, United KingdomSale type: Fixed price listing
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|Model:||25/30 3pos Drophead GRM39|
|Drive side:||Right-hand drive|
|Interior/Comfort Options:||Leather Seats|
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1937 Rolls-Royce 25/30 3pos Drophead GRM39 for sale
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Chassis No. GRM39. Reg No. EGX 7. £55. 00.
GRM39 was delivered to D. Stewart Fraser at Moons Motors. Dorset House. Marylebone Rd in London which was designed in 1935 by the noted architect T. P. Bennett - his works included Saville Theatre and the Doulton HQ in Lambeth – the whole Art Deco facade was made from majolica by Royal Doulton (the frieze is now displayed in the V & A Museum). Dorset House has a surprising connection with Rolls-Royce in that the sculptures on either side of its entrance having been designed & carved by Eric Gill who designed the Rolls-Royce typeface. The 2nd owner was Sir Gerald Osborne Slade of Beckenham a prominent lawyer – in 1945 he defended two wartime traitors - William Joyce (Lord Haw Haw) and John Amery – both were convicted and executed. Later owners include E. R. Ives a scion of the prominent merchant Ives family of Norwich – in the last 1700s the family acquired Catton Hall and commissioned Humphrey Repton to landscape the garden.
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