Classic Cars from United Kingdom

Classic Cars / Rolls-Royce / Car for sale

1928 Rolls-Royce 20hp Windovers 6 Light Saloon GKM7

Sale price: £32,500.00 make an offer
Last update: 28.09.2016

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Rolls-Royce
Model: 1928 Rolls-Royce 20hp Windovers 6 Light Saloon
Type: Standard Car
Color: Black
Engine: 3,127
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Petrol
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Got questions? Ask here!

Do you like this car?

  • 5 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 2 stars
  • 1 stars

1928 Rolls-Royce 20hp Windovers 6 Light Saloon GKM7 for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (2.1) based on 43 votes
1928 Rolls-Royce 20hp Windovers 6 Light Saloon GKM7 Photo
  • 1928 Rolls-Royce 20hp Windovers 6 Light Saloon GKM7
  • 1928 Rolls-Royce 20hp Windovers 6 Light Saloon GKM7
  • 1928 Rolls-Royce 20hp Windovers 6 Light Saloon GKM7
  • 1928 Rolls-Royce 20hp Windovers 6 Light Saloon GKM7
  • 1928 Rolls-Royce 20hp Windovers 6 Light Saloon GKM7
  • 1928 Rolls-Royce 20hp Windovers 6 Light Saloon GKM7

Just back in the UK after many years in South Africa. followed by a spell in Ireland. this is a charming car. with character and charm. in good. clean condition and running well. The car is light. spacious and airy. is nicely vintage in feel. and incorporates features such as rear-mounted spare wheel (with option for side mount). correct lamps. including very stylish side lamps. and benefits from a new set of tyres. on correct 21” wheels. The engine has very recently undergone a thorough refurbishment. and is running nicely. An ideal way into vintage motoring at a sensible price.


Chassis No. GKM7 Reg. No. ZV 2042 £32. 00

Snippets: The Mysterious South African Owners
Cmdr R. A. C. Mitchell RN took delivery of GMK7 at the family home of Westwood on the Isle of Wight – in 1924 Westood had been given to Katherine Michell by her Aunt Annie Carnt. the widow of Edwin Carnt a shipbuilder who had died in 1915. Annie lived with the Mitchell's until her death in 1927. GKM7 only remained with Cmdr & Mrs Mitchell until 1932 when she was sold to Mjr William Henton Carver MP of North Cave in E. Yorkshire. During WWI the Major served with Egypt & France with the 10th Battalion – E. Yorkshire Regiment; he was a director of Wilson's Brewery & the LNER. In 1928. the year that Cmdr Mitchell took delivery of GKM7 Major Carver was in South Africa on business – is there a connection between his visit there and the fact that in 1938 the little Rolls-Royce was in South Africa and remained there until 1994. The South African owners included Councillor Julius Civin of the United Party – he also owned a 1930 OK Supreme motorcycle on which he entered the Durban/Johannesburg Run no less than 23 with his best position being 24th. he also participated in International Motor Rallies include the 1958 Monte Carlo Rally (the 1957 event was cancelled due to fuel rationing). In 1968 Julius's wife Laraine. published a bibliography on the writer Iris Murdoch as part of her Diploma requirements. It is unclear as to when J. Civin acquired GKM7. he owned the car in 1977 but in 1979 it was purchased by M. Kujawski. a wealthy businessman who had homes in Florida. Transvaal. Monte Carlo & Dublin. Although unclear as to his business interests we do know that he applied to register a patent for door handles with the inventor being E. A. Schwarz of Roodeport. Transvaal – perhaps someone can help us with information on the Civin & Kujawski families

Also published at eBay.co.uk

Want to buy this car?

Comments and questions to the seller:

Name E-mail
Text
Antispam code: (enter the number)

Other classic Rolls-Royce cars offered via internet auctions:

Latest arrivals:

1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow 1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow 12 $US $6,000.00
1985 Rolls-Royce Corniche -- 1985 Rolls-Royce Corniche -- 21 $56,000.00
1988 Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit/Spur/Dawn Silver Spirit Mk I 1988 Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit/Spur/Dawn Silver Spirit Mk I 4 $US $5,433.00
1978 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Silver Wraith II 1978 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Silver Wraith II 12 $14,500.00
1982 Rolls-Royce Corniche 1982 Rolls-Royce Corniche 12 $54,900.00
1958 Rolls-Royce SILVER CLOUD 1958 Rolls-Royce SILVER CLOUD 21 $59,900.00
1957 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud 4D 1957 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud 4D 12 $32,000.00
1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III 12 $79,900.00
1934 Bentley Other 1934 Bentley Other 21 $US $8,600.00
1964 Rolls-Royce Other SILVER CLOUD III WITH ORIG LEATHER INTERIOR! 1964 Rolls-Royce Other SILVER CLOUD III WITH ORIG LEATHER INTERIOR! 21 $65,500.00
1962 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II 1962 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II 12 $48,000.00
Rolls-Royce: Other Silver Wraith II Rolls-Royce: Other Silver Wraith II 12 $C $32,995.00
1985 Rolls-Royce Corniche -- 1985 Rolls-Royce Corniche -- 21 $56,000.00
1989 Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit/Spur/Dawn 1989 Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit/Spur/Dawn 10 $US $23,000.00
1988 Rolls-Royce Corniche -- 1988 Rolls-Royce Corniche -- 21 $64,499.00
1967 Rolls-Royce Corniche 1967 Rolls-Royce Corniche 9 $US $1,283.00
1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Long Wheel Base ("LWB") - with DIVISION 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Long Wheel Base ("LWB") - with DIVISION 1 $95,000.00
1977 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Wraith II - Long Wheel Base ("LWB") 1977 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Wraith II - Long Wheel Base ("LWB") 1 $39,500.00
1980 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Wraith II, Fuel Injected model 1980 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Wraith II, Fuel Injected model 1 $39,900.00
1969 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Long Wheel Base ("LWB") 1969 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow - Long Wheel Base ("LWB") 1 $42,900.00