1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Sedanca Coupe / WTA45 Chassis Information

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

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Sedanca Coupe
Coachwork: Saoutchik
Chassis #: WTA45
The Silver Wraith was the first postwar Rolls-Royce model and was made at the Crewe factory from 1946 to 1959. The engine was based on the prewar Rolls-Royce Wraith but was increased to 4.3 liters and later 4.6 liters. This was the last Rolls-Royce model to be delivered as a chassis only so it received a wide variety of bespoke coachwork.

This particular Silver Wraith with chassis number WTA45, was ordered by Sir John Gaul of London and was initially sent to Freestone & Webb for its coachwork. Sir John had owned the Freestone & Webb-bodied Phantom III called 'Copper Kettle' and he initially wanted a similar body for his new car. But then he changed his mind and the Silver Wraith was sent to Saoutchik in Paris. The car was awarded Best of Show at the Monte Carlo Concours in 1948. After some styling changes it has been restored to its 1948 specification.

The ownership history is complete. In 2008, it was acquired in a disassembled and unhappy condition from a California family, who had attempted the restoration over a 25-year period. The restoration was completed by Vantage Motors of Miami in time for the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance where this car captured a class trophy in its show debut.

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

2017 2
2015 1
2013 2
2011 1
2009 1
2003 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$401,500$561,0002
2015$231,000$231,0001
2013$242,000$264,0002
2011$165,000$165,0001
2009$63,337$63,3371
2003$31,768$31,7681

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1947 sales)
1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Drophead Coupe by Inskip
Chassis#: WZB36
Sold for $561,000
  2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey
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1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Cabriolet
Chassis#: WVA63
Sold for $242,000
  2017 Bonhams : The Amelia Island Auction
1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith image  1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith image  
1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1947 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH CONVERTIBLE BY FRANAY
Chassis#: WVA63
Sold for $231,000
  2015 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale
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1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Drophead Coupe
Sold for $264,000
  2013 Worldwide Auctions - Auburn
 
1947 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH DROPHEAD COUPE
Chassis#: WVA63
Sold for $220,000
  2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith image  1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith image  
1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Drophead Coupe
Chassis#: WVA63
Sold for $165,000
  2011 Automobiles of Arizona by RM Auctions
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1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith 'Park Ward' Saloon
Chassis#: WTA81
Sold for $63,337
  2009 Shannons Auctions - 2009 Melbourne International Motorshow Auction
 
1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Sports Saloon with Division
Chassis#: WYA 78
Sold for $31,768
  2003 Bonhams - Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars & Related Automobilia
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith ConvertibleWYA262016 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach $1,250,000$2,000,000
1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Cabriolet by FranayWVA632014 RM Auctions Amelia Island$210,000$300,000$375,000
1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith 4¼-Litre Sports SaloonWVA742010 Bonhams Royal Mirage, Dubai $90,000$130,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1946 Limousine
Coachbuilder: Freestone & Webb
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1947 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1947 Saloon
Coachbuilder: W. M. Meredith & Sons
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1947 Sedanca Coupe
Coachbuilder: Saoutchik
Chassis Num: WTA45
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1947 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: WVA52
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1947 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Franay
Chassis Num: WVA63
Engine Num: W 148 A
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1947 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Inskip
Chassis Num: WZB36
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1948 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Freestone & Webb
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1948 Convertible
Coachbuilder: Franay
Chassis Num: LWAB63
Engine Num: W127B
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1948 Sedanca DeVille
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: WZB28
Engine Num: W27B
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1949 Sedanca de Ville
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: WDC.89
Engine Num: W.88.C
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1949 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Gurney Nutting
Chassis Num: WGC 41
Engine Num: M 240C
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1950 Enclosed Drive Limousine
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: LWHD48
Engine Num: W48D
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1950 Drophead Roadster
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: WGC48 or WGG48
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1952 Drop Head Coupe
Coachbuilder: Abbotts of Farnham
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1952 Limousine
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1952 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Freestone & Webb
Chassis Num: WVH6
Engine Num: W6H
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1954 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1954 Limousine
Coachbuilder: James Young
Chassis Num: DLW 125
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1954 Vignale Sedan
Coachbuilder: Vignale
Chassis Num: LCLW14
Engine Num: L13C
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1955 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: James Young
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1955 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1955 Limousine
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: DLW89
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Limousine
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Express Limousine
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: ELW60
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: LEL W92
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1957 Limousine
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1957 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1957 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1957 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 7356
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1957 Saloon
Coachbuilder: Park Ward & Co.
Chassis Num: FLW64
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1958 Limousine
Coachbuilder: James Young
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1958 Limousine
Coachbuilder: James Young
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1958 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: LGLW23
Engine Num: L22G
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1958 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: LHLW18
Engine Num: L.14.H
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1959 LWB Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1959 LWB Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Mulliner


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