Dover Sedan
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Henley Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Henley Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Henley Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Henley Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Newport Town Car
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Newport Town Car
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Newport Town Car
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Tourer
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Town Car
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Trouville Town Car
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Sedan Laudaulet
Coachbuilder: Castagna
Sedan
Coachbuilder: Crosbie & Dunn. Ltd.
Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Roadster
Coachbuilder: Henley
Sport Coupe
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Convertible Roadster
Coachbuilder: Letourner et Marchand
Sport Salon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Short Coupled Saloon
Coachbuilder: Weymann
Open Tourer
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 110 MY
Engine Num: JC 75
Salon Sport Limousine
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 114MS
Engine Num: BK 35
Drop Head Coupe
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: 117RY
Engine Num: RV 65
Sedanca Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: 120 SK
Engine Num: GH 55
Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: 124MY
Engine Num: JC95
Sedanca DeVille
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 125GY
Engine Num: GI-85
Coupe by Mulliner
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: 126GY
Engine Num: GD35
Imperial Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: D'Ieteren
Chassis Num: 127XJ
Engine Num: JX45
Sedanca De Ville
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: 133RY
Engine Num: QW85
All-Weather Tourer
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 143GN
Engine Num: KX35
Saloon
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: 160PY
Sedanca de Ville
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 166 MS
Engine Num: SS 25
Sedanca Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: 17 TA
Engine Num: KE 15
Fixed Head Coupe
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: 170 MY
Sedanca De Ville
Coachbuilder: Thrupp and Maberly
Chassis Num: 171RY
Engine Num: WQ45
Boat Tail Skiff
Coachbuilder: W.B. Carter Coach and Boat Builders
Chassis Num: 184PY
All Weather Tourer
Coachbuilder: Thrupp and Maberly
Chassis Num: 188PY
LWB Close Coupled Coupe
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: 195GY
Drop Head Coupe
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: 201RY
Engine Num: NZ25
Drop Head Tourer
Coachbuilder: James Young
Chassis Num: 20MS
Savoy
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 212AJS
Transformable Tourer
Coachbuilder: Hibbard and Darrin
Chassis Num: 216AMS
Newmarket Tourer
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 217 AMS
Engine Num: U35J
Town Car
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 218 AMS
Engine Num: u45J
Henley Coupe
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 221 AMS
Engine Num: U75J
Henley Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 222 AJS
Engine Num: N65U
Henley Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 224 AJS
Engine Num: N55U
Drophead Coupe Croydon
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 239AJS
Engine Num: C35T
Boattail Tourer
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 23GN
Engine Num: AH 35
Newport Town Car
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 253AJS
Engine Num: Y45F
Henley Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 255AJS
Engine Num: E95B
Tourer
Coachbuilder: Castagna
Chassis Num: 282 AJS
Newmarket Tourer
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 289AJS
Engine Num: A75J
Henley Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 291 AJS
Engine Num: A95J
Sport Saloon
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 295AJS
Engine Num: R45A
Pillarless Berline
Coachbuilder: Figoni & Falaschi
Chassis Num: 2MS
Engine Num: AK-45
Sport Touring Saloon
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 2MY
Engine Num: QU-45-C
Roadster
Coachbuilder: Thrupp and Maberly
Chassis Num: 2SK
Engine Num: NZ85
Sedance Coupe
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: 32PY
All Weather Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Windovers
Chassis Num: 37TA
Engine Num: VS 85
All Weather Convertible
Coachbuilder: Thrupp and Maberly
Chassis Num: 3XJ
Engine Num: ZH25
Continental Sportsman Coupe
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 42 GX
Engine Num: DH 95
Continental Touring Saloon
Coachbuilder: Carlton Carriage Company
Chassis Num: 46GX
Engine Num: WK25
Sedanca DeVille
Coachbuilder: Thrupp and Maberly
Chassis Num: 4JS
Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 4PY
Torpedo Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 50XJ
Engine Num: 5025X
Sedanca de Ville
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 58UK
Engine Num: RX35
Continental Touring Saloon
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: 64GX
Engine Num: FF75
Fixed-Head Coupe
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 70TA
Engine Num: MC-65
Sedance Coupe
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: 71MW
Engine Num: NY-55
Sedanca De Ville
Coachbuilder: Windovers
Chassis Num: 76GN
Town Car
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 76UK
All-Weather Tourer
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 7RY
Engine Num: YD-25 or YO-25
Sedanca 3-Position Drophead
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: 82PY
Engine Num: X055
Streamline Saloon
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: 86SK
Engine Num: EJ45
Touring Saloon
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: 8SK
Engine Num: LC85
Fixed Head Coupe
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: 94MY
Sedanca Drophead Coupe
Coachwork: Mulliner
Chassis Num: 120 SK
Engine Num: GH 55
High bid of $430,000 at 2008 RM Sothebys. (did not sell)
High bid of $350,000 at 2009 Worldwide Auctioneers. (did not sell)
Sold for $357,500 at 2010 RM Sothebys.
Sold for $550,000 at 2016 RM Sothebys.
Sold for $286,000 at 2017 RM Sothebys.
The development of the original Phantom automobile was done in great secrecy. It was given the codename 'EAC', which stood for Eastern Armoured Car. The individual in charge of development was Ernest Hives, carefully placed pieces of armor plating around the factory to help conceal the vehicles development and lend credence to the codename.

In 1929, the Twenty was developed into the 25/30 and the Phantom became the 'Phantom I' as the 'Phantom II' was introduced. The Phantom II was still rated at 40/50 horsepower, as had the Silver Ghost and the Phantom I. The Phantom II was lower and suspension improved with half elliptic on all four corners. This would be Royce's last cars as he died in 1933 at the age of 70.

The Phantom II Continental was built on a short 144-inch chassis and rode on stiffer five leaf springs and a 12/41 axle. The standard axle was an 11/41 unit. The Continental was given a lower floor, a low rake steering column, and Hartford remote-control shock absorbers. Between the years of 1929 and 1935, a total of 1,680 examples of the Phantom IIs were produced and around 280 were the Continentals. Just six were given drophead sedanca coupe bodies by H.J. Mulliner.

This Phantom II Continental Sedanca Drophead Coupe wears coachwork by H. J. Mulliner of London. It was one of the last PII Continental chassis constructed. In May of 1934, the car was commissioned by Jack Barclay's client, Lord Numburholm of Bryanston Square, London. It was used as Barclay demonstrator for several months before being delivered to its original owner, Sir Charles John Wilson, the 3rd Baron Nunburnholme. He had requested the headlamp brackets be shortened, bringing them ¼-inch below the 'shoulder' of the radiator, and that the floorboards of the car be unpainted! The car was also fitted with very comfortable and sporting adjustable front bucket seats, which remain today.

The origins of the 'pontoon'-style fenders remain a mystery. Unconfirmed research pointed to a Parisian Rolls-Royce agent Franco-Brittanic placed an order for the modifications to local coachbuilder Henri Chapron in 1938. It has also been suggested that the fenders were the work of Henri Binder. They are, however, French in their style and a coachbuilt addition 'of the period,' having been on the car by the early 1950s, when it was owned by P.M. Gardner of Negeve, France.

In 1936, it was sold to Mrs. Carrigan of Regent's Park. It is believed that she had the coachwork updated. Mrs. Park retained the car until 1946 when she sold it to Mr. R. A. G. Edwards in Throgmorton Street. It changed hands again in 1949, to Mr. P.M. Gardner in Negeve, France.

Sometime during its life, it was sold to a United States citizen and brought to the US. It was later sold to Frank Allen of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts and later entered the Barrymore Collection where it stayed for many years. In 2006, the car was purchased by its present owner.

Currently, the car is in mostly un-restored condition but has been well cared for all of its life. It has been given new paint, interior, top, and headliner, and some work to its wood.
By Daniel Vaughan | May 2017

Chassis# 120 SK

2017 RM Auctions : Amelia Island
Estimated Value:$500,000-$750,000 
Sale Price$286,000
2016 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
Estimated Value:$450,000-$650,000 
Sale Price$550,000
2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
Estimated Value:$375,000-$450,000 
Sale Price$357,500
2009 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Houston Classic Auction
Estimated Value:$475,000-$575,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)$350,000
2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions
Estimated Value:$550,000-$650,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)$430,000

Analysis

Chassis number 120 SK Auction Sales History
2017$286,000
2016$550,000
2010$357,500
2009Pre-Sale Estimates: $475,000 - $575,000
2008Pre-Sale Estimates: $550,000 - $650,000

2017 2
2016 2
2015 1
2014 2
2013 2
2012 1
2011 4
2010 6
2009 4
2008 3

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$459,250$632,5002
2016$577,500$605,0002
2015$1,650,000$1,650,0001
2014$248,470$357,5002
2013$57,065$78,5002
2012$97,867$97,8671
2011$146,984$341,0004
2010$514,906$856,3916
2009$274,793$440,0004
2008$136,494$269,5003

Recent Sales

1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Drophead Sedanca Coupe by Gurney Nutting
Chassis#:201RY
Sold for $632,500
  2017 RM Auctions : Amelia Island
    
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Drophead Sedanca Coupe by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#:120SK
Sold for $286,000
  2017 RM Auctions : Amelia Island
    
1934 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II CONTINENTAL OWEN SEDANCA COUPE
Chassis#:117RY
Sold for $605,000
  2016 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
    
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sedanca Drophead Coupe by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#:120SK
Sold for $550,000
  2016 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
    
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sedanca Drophead Coupe
Chassis#:147RY
Sold for $1,650,000
  2015 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
    
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sports Saloon by Thrupp & Maberly
Chassis#:Chassis#:29TA
Sold for $139,440
  2014 RM Auctions - London
 
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Drophead Sedanca Coupe by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#:17 TA
Sold for $357,500
  2014 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
    
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Sedanca Deville
Sold for $78,500
  2013 Leake Auction - Dallas, Texas
 
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Limousine
Chassis#:Chassis#:206PY
Sold for $35,629
  2013 H & H Auctions - Imperial War Museum
 
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Sedanca de Ville
Chassis#:Chassis#:3TA
Sold for $97,867
  2012 RM Auctions - London
 
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Sedanca de Ville by Windovers
Sold for $144,538
  2011 Coys - A217 True Greats
 
1934 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Phantom II Limousine
Chassis#:Chassis#:65RY
Sold for $32,872
  2011 Bonhams - Beaulieu Autojumble, Collectors' Motor Cars
 
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sports Saloon Project
Chassis#:Chassis#:85RY
Sold for $69,526
  2011 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars
 
1934 Rolls-Royce PII Continental Drophead Sedanca Coupe
Chassis#:147RY
Sold for $341,000
  2011 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
    
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sports Saloon
Chassis#:Chassis#:157RY
Sold for $159,546
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London
 
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Drop Head Coupe
Sold for $528,000
  2010 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
    
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Roadster
Sold for $660,000
  2010 Worldwide Auctioneers - The Houston Classic Weekend
 
1934 Rolls-Royce 40/50 hp Phantom II All Weather Cabriolet
Chassis#:188PY
Sold for $856,391
  2010 RM Auctions - Sporting Classics of Monaco
    
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Henley Coupe
Chassis#:221 AMS
Sold for $528,000
  2010 Gooding and Company - Scottsdale Auction
    
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sedanca Drophead Coupe
Chassis#:120SK
Sold for $357,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
    

No Sale

1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sports Saloon by Thrupp & Maberly29TA2017 Silverstone Salon Prive   
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Drophead Coupe103GY2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall $400,000$500,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Drophead Coupe162SK2017 Worldwide Auctioneers : Scottsdale, AZ $475,000$575,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Sports Limousine141RY2016 H & H Auctions Chateau Impney $80,000$100,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Limousine by Barker178 SK2016 Historics at Brookland $45,000$55,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sedanca Drophead Coupe117RY2016 Gooding & Company : The Scottsdale Auction $800,000$1,000,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Two-Seater Drophead Coupe2SK2015 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours $1,500,000$2,000,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sports Saloon77RY2013 H & H Auctions Imperial War Museum $160,000$200,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Three-Position Sedanca Coupe17 TA2013 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach $500,000$700,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental All-Weather Tourer7RY2012 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auction $400,000$500,000
1934 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Phantom II Limousine117SK2012 Bonhams Collectors' Motorcycles, Motor Cars and Related Memorabilia & Spares $28,000$32,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sports Saloon109 SK2011 Bonhams Fairfield Concours d'Elegance $160,000$180,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental All-Weather Tourer7-RY2011 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auctions $600,000$700,000
1934 Rolls - Royce Phantom II TouringLC852011 Russo and Steele Monterey Auction   
1934 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Phantom II Continental Saloon57RY2010 Bonhams RollsRoyce, Bentley Motor Cars and Automobilia $250,000$300,000
1934 Rolls Royce Phantom II Continental 2010 Branson Auctions Spring 2010$200,000  
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II 2010 Branson Auctions Spring 2010$150,000  
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II120 SK2009 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Houston Classic Auction$350,000$475,000$575,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Three-Position Coupe92 SK2008 Automobiles of London$250,000$350,000$400,000
1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental 2008 Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey by RM Auctions$430,000$550,000$650,000
1934 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Phantom II Tourer50SK2004 Bonhams RollsRoyce & Bentley Motor Cars $38,000$42,000
1934 ROLLS-ROYCE SEDANCA COUPE 2001 Kruse Auction Scottsdale Arizona$75,000  

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