Touring Limousine
Coachwork: Mulliner
Chassis Num: LEL W92
High bid of $70,000 at 2009 Kruse International. (did not sell)
Mrs. Fricke for the Hotel Paris in Paris, France, ordered this car in 1956. The car came to the USA in 1980 and was used in the 1981 motion picture hit 'Arthur,' which starred Dudley Moore, Liza Minelli, and Sir John Gielgud. This movie won Oscars for its theme and Sir John Gieglud's performance. Through this movie, the so-called 'Arthur' car, became famous. After the movie, the car was sold to a collector in Boca Raton, who owned it for 20 years. The present owners purchased the car in April 2004 and had it refurbished to look as clean and original as possible.

The Silver Wraith was produced from 1946 through 1958 and Rolls-Royce enthusiasts have often claimed it to be the last true Rolls-Royce built without regard to fashion or price. The car is powered by a 4.88-liter, 6-cylinder engine developing 135 horsepower and weighs 4,620-pounds.

Chassis# LEL W92

2009 Boca Raton, FL - Kruse
High Bid (Lot was not sold)$70,000

Analysis

Chassis number LEL W92 Auction Sales History

2017 1
2015 1
2013 1
2012 1
2010 2
2006 1
2005 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$56,227$56,2271
2015$297,000$297,0001
2013$53,445$53,4451
2012$96,800$96,8001
2010$86,637$93,5002
2006$118,250$118,2501
2005$35,436$35,4361

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1956 sales)
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Long-wheelbase Limousine
Chassis#:Chassis#:. LFLW22
Sold for $56,227
  2017 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Drophead Coupe by Park Ward
Chassis#:Chassis#:LELW94
Sold for $297,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
 
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Touring Limousine
Chassis#:Chassis#:ELW79
Sold for $53,445
  2013 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Touring Limousine
Sold for $96,800
  2012 Auctions America - Ft Lauderdale, Fl
 
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Empress Limousine
Chassis#:ELW-60
Sold for $79,773
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London
    
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Empress Limousine by Hooper
Sold for $93,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
    
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Express Limousine
Chassis#:ELW60
Sold for $118,250
  2006 RM Auctions at Meadow Brook
    
1956 Rolls-Royce 4.9 Litre Silver Wriath Seven Passenger Limousine
Chassis#:Chassis#:FLW16
Sold for $35,436
  2005 Bonhams - Rolls-Royce, Bentley & Selected Pre-War Motor Cars & Automobilia
 

No Sale

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Sedan 2016 Gulf Coast Classic Punta Gorda, Fl$65,000  
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Four DoorLELW922009 Boca Raton, FL Kruse$70,000  
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith 4.9-Litre LWB Perspex Top SaloonLELW742008 Bonhams Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles Automobiles d'Exception $280,000$320,000
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Limousine 2003 The Florida Collector Car Auction$72,500  

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