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1959 Rolls-RoyceSilver Cloud I
Chassis No. SLG34
A fabulous, correct and original car, which has covered just 49,000 miles from new. If you appreciate correctness and originality, you are likely to love this car, which is undisturbed, extremely sound and one glance at it will confirm that it has had a charmed life. The Sand & Sable paintwork and the chrome-work are excellent and in particular, the interior is just lovely, with soft leather, superb woodwork and carpets like new, protected by over rugs. Lifting the bootlid reveals a remarkable, untouched luggage compartment, being virtually as new! The distinctive black boot carpet is pristine, as is the tool compartment, with the tools still in their clips and the tyre pump still has its manufacturer's label attached! The car is a desirable, late specification, with power steering and high compression engine which, when added to the car's condition, makes it something even more special and appealing. Complete with original buff logbook, a long run of MoT certificates, various invoices for maintenance & repairs and several valuation certificates. The car speaks for itself and drives as you would expect it to.
Chassis No. SLG34 Reg. No. 7655 MY £62,500.
Snippets: Lover of Silver Clouds
The 1st owner of SLG34 was Albert John Hawthorne a property developer who was so enamoured of the Silver Cloud range that in 1961 he sold SLG34 in order to buy a SCII and in 1965 he sold the SCII in order to purchase a SCIII – all with the same registration number of AJH1. The 2nd owner was Ernest Wilfrid Farrow of Colchester, after WWI the family firm of E W Farrow & Sons Ltd sold surplus army supplies before specialising in irrigation pumps. SLG34 was with the Farrow family (father & son) for some 30 years before being acquire by another father & son – Neville & David Cormack; in 1956 after leaving his father’s firm of Greenwood & Coope est 1924 (suppliers of bindings & felt to the shoe trade) Neville Cormack OBE formed Cormar Carpets. The firm imported their tufting machines from American & started producing 54” wide tufted carpet at Nunn Hill Mills in Rossendale, Neville led the company for 57 years until his death in 2013 and in 2008 the company was valued at £35m, in an interview Neville stated that “We paid £5,000 for our 1st tufting machine and the bank seriously questioned whether I would last the year”.!
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Model: Silver Cloud I
Price: 62,500.00 GBPCurrency Converter
Condition: cond 3 Very good
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Name: The Real Car
Country: United Kingdom
State or Region: Bethesda
Postal code: LL57 4YS
Tel: +44 1248 602649, +44 1248 600994