1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Vehicle Profile

Sedan
Coachwork: Freestone & Webb
This car was the Show Car for Rolls-Royce Motors at its stand in the 1939 Earl's Court Motor Show, just before the outbreak of World War II. It was a departure from past Rolls-Royce design. It came equipped with independent front suspension (by license from General Motors' Cadillac division). It has centralized lubrication, Servo power brakes and 4 built-in hydraulic jacks operated from the passenger compartment. It can cruise along effortlessly at 65/70 MPH.

Freestone & Webb coachbuilders were pioneers in the new 'Knife Edge' body designs.

The Rolls-Royce was originally delivered to a Baronet in the Spring of 1940. The car has participated and driven on several Classic Car Club 'CARavans.'

Chassis#

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

Analysis

Chassis number Auction Sales History

2017 1
2016 1
2013 4
2009 1
2007 1
2004 1
2003 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$143,000$143,0001
2016$41,761$41,7611
2013$64,766$88,0004
2009$2,091$2,0911
2007$25,857$25,8571
2004$36,895$36,8951
2003$27,340$27,3401

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1939 sales)
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Sports Saloon
Chassis#: WRB57
Sold for $143,000
  2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
    
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith H.J.Mulliner Saloon
Chassis#: WKC4
Sold for $41,761
  2016 H & H Auctions - Chateau Impney
 
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Special Saloon
Chassis#: WMB11
Sold for $57,006
  2013 H & H Auctions - Imperial War Museum
 
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Sedanca de Ville
Chassis#: WHC29
Sold for $27,859
  2013 H & H Auctions - Imperial War Museum
 
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Saloon by James Young
Chassis#: WEC27
Sold for $86,197
  2013 H & H - Rockingham Castle
 
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith
Chassis#: WHC 33
Sold for $88,000
  2013 Gooding and Company - The Amelia Island Auction
    
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Saloon
Chassis#: WEC81
Sold for $2,091
  2009 Rolls-Royce, Bentley Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith
Chassis#: WHC 66
Sold for $25,857
  2007 Coys Auction - Grandes Marques - Maastricht
 
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Saloon
Chassis#: WHC21
Sold for $36,895
  2004 Bonhams - Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars
 
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Limousine Wraith
Chassis#: WHC63
Sold for $27,340
  2003 Bonhams - Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars & Related Automobilia
 

No Sale

1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Special SaloonWMB112015 H & H RREC Burghley House   
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Special SaloonWMB112014 H&H Auctions : RREC Rockingham Castle   
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith 2014 Mecum Kissimmee   
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith 2011 Mecum Auctions St. Charles, IL Auction$45,000  
1939 Rolls-Royce 25/30hp Wraith Touring LimousineWLB282010 Bonhams RollsRoyce, Bentley Motor Cars and Automobilia $28,000$32,000
1939 Rolls-Royce 25/30hp Wraith SaloonWEC262009 RollsRoyce, Bentley Motor Cars and Automobilia $36,000$38,000
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith LimousineWHC632003 Bonhams Collectors' Motor Cars, Cycles, & Automoblia at RAF Hendon $20,000$24,000

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