1925 Rolls-Royce LHD Silver Ghost Limousine by Locke S287PK
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Last update: 24.02.2014
Car location: Bethesda, United KingdomSale type: Fixed price listing
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|Model:||1925 Rolls-Royce LHD Silver Ghost Limousine by Loc|
|Drive side:||Left-hand drive|
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1925 Rolls-Royce LHD Silver Ghost Limousine by Locke S287PK for sale
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Chassis No. S287PK. Reg No. BF 6342. £99. 00.
In March 1925 Mrs S J Harris took delivery of her car at 2304 Grandview Avenue. Cedar Heights in Cleveland. In 1847 the Mayor of Cleveland was a Josiah A Harris (1808/76) a newspaper editor. The development of Grandview was carried out c. 1895 by Edmund Walton & his brother on land which had previously been owned by the oil magnate J. D Rockerfeller. By 1956 the car has travelled some 35 miles down the coast to be with S G Sipple of Lorain. Ohio. there are records of the Sipple family (originally from Hessia. Gemany) –Philip who arrived in 1853 as a carpenter & joiner & later recognised as the leading contractor & builder of North Amherst – he seemed to specialise in the construction of Churches. Simon Sipple – pastor; John – whose business was Sipple Shoes. George – President of Amherst German Bank and Henry – Director of Amherst Water Co. After a couple of years S287PK moved down the coast to be with the 3rd owner Leonard Kirtz. in 1950 his firm Akron Candy Co purchased MacKenzie Candy Co; the firm of Akron Candy Co produced lollipops & MacKenzie's specialised in Fudge. Between 1970 & 2006 S287PK was with Frank Cooke who used the car as a demonstrator – complete with Perspex bonnet & wooden bench seat! In 2006 W J “Wolfgang” Stroman acquired the car when he fitted the Locke body; Wolfgang was a Texas rancher who owned a string of Ghosts from sporty dropheads to a balloon car to a limousine as well as a Bentley 4 ¼ ltr.
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