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1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Tourer

  • Coachwork by Barker
  • Registration Number: R-1462
Manufactured in 1912 and sent to the renowned coachbuilders Barkers of London, who constructed and fitted a very stylish open touring body for the first owner, Dr. Frank Tidswell of Sydney, Australia.

Records indicate that by 1957, the original body was beyond repair and that by 1968 a new body had been fitted in Australia, although this was not to the original pattern.

The car returned to England in 1984 and was purchased by the well-known northern enthusiast WK (Bill) Hancock who promptly removed the incorrect body and commissioned a new body to the original design, undertaking a complete mechanical restoration at the same time.

Since completion, the car has been used extensively on tours both in Europe and the USA. Due to advancing years, Mr. Hancock sold the car to Richard Procter and his son Jonathan in late 2003.

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

(Data based on Model Year 1912 sales)
1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Roi des Belges by Wilkinson
Chassis#: 2006
Sold for USD$522,000
  2022 RM Sothebys : Monterey
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1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Torpedo Phaeton in the style of Barker
Chassis#: 2018
Sold for USD$582,500
  2020 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island Auction
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1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50HP OPEN DRIVE LANDAULETTE
Chassis#: 2169
Sold for USD$385,000
  2017 Bonhams : The Bothwell Collection
 
1912 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50 SILVER GHOST CABRIOLET
Chassis#: 2145
Sold for USD$767,967
  2015 Bonhams : The Frederiksen Auction
 
1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Roi des Belges in the style of Barker
Chassis#: 2232E
Sold for USD$605,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island
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1912 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50HP SILVER GHOST 'London-to-Edinburgh' Light Tourer
Chassis#: 2015
Sold for USD$1,387,602
  2013 Bonhams : The December Sale
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1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Double Pullman Limousine
Chassis#: 1907
Sold for USD$7,379,786
  2012 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor cars and Automobilia at Goodwood
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1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost ‘Roi-de-Belges' Tourer
Chassis#: 1995E
Sold for USD$200,935
  2009 Rolls-Royce, Bentley Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost
Sold for USD$797,500
  2009 The Scottsdale Auction : Gooding & Company
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1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Barker
Sold for USD$2,970,000
  2007 Gooding & Company
 
1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost
Chassis#: 2092
Sold for USD$935,000
  2006 RM Auctions at Amelia Island
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Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts That Failed To Sell At Auction

1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1912 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50 HP SILVER GHOST TOURER19212022 Gooding & Company : London Auction $2,500,000$3,000,000
1912 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50HP SILVER GHOST ROI-DES-BELGES20062016 Scottsdale, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa $800,000$1,000,000
1912 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50HP SILVER GHOST CABRIOLET21452014 The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale $600,000$700,000
1912 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50 HP SILVER GHOST LONDON TO EDINBURGH TYPE TOURER22082011 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction $1,900,000$2,400,000
1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost Torpedo Phaeton20182003 Bonhams Important Collectors' Motor Cars $180,000$220,000
1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost Chassis20822003 Bonhams Beaulieu Autojumble $40,000$60,000

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