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1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

Chassis number : 17RB

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One of the most severe tests for motorcars before World War I was the Austrian Alpine Trials. The steep grades of the mountain passes took their toll on both cars and drivers. After failing in the Austrian Alpine Trial in 1912, Rolls-Royce modified the Silver Ghost and successfully re-entered the Trial in 1913. This car, with Portholme coachwork of Huntingdon, England, was built by James Radley for Captain Milburn of England. It is a sister car to the one in which Radley won the 1913 Austrian Alpine Trial. Captain Milburn kept it until the late 1940s. It was used by Rolls-Royce during World War II while bearing a truck body fitted by Park ward. The original coachwork was re-fitted in 1947. The car has recently been re-restored to its original 1914 configuration.

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1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

(Data based on Model Year 1914 sales)
1914 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER GHOST TOURER
Chassis#: 6TB
Sold for USD$1,160,000
  2022 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
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1914 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Coachwork by Barker & Co
Chassis#: 54AB
Sold for USD$489,000
  2022 Bonhams : Amelia Island Concours
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1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Torpédo Phaeton
Chassis#: 67RB
Sold for USD$2,205,000
  2020 Gooding & Company : Amelia Island
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1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Landaulette by Barker
Chassis#: 25EB
Sold for USD$665,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Monterey
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1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost Open Tourer
Chassis#: 64 AB
Sold for USD$716,232
  2017 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed
 
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Tourer by Hemmings
Chassis#: 35PB
Sold for USD$726,000
  2017 RM Auctions : Amelia Island
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1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Landaulette by Barker
Chassis#: 25EB
Sold for USD$577,500
  2015 RM Sotheby's Hershey Auction
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1914 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50 SILVER GHOST SKIFF
Chassis#: 54PB
Sold for USD$1,202,840
  2015 Bonhams : The Frederiksen Auction
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1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Tourer
Chassis#: 27LB
Sold for USD$572,000
  2012 RM - Milhous Collection, Fla
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1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost Landaulette
Chassis#: 25EB
Sold for USD$550,000
  2012 RM-Automobiles of Arizona
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1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Boat-Tail Skiff
Chassis#: 54PB
Sold for USD$773,402
  2009 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London
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1914 Rolls Royce 40/50Hp Silver Ghost Skiff-Torpedo
Sold for USD$1,072,500
  2008 Worldwide Auctions - Houston Classic 2008
 
1914 Rolls-Royce Landaulette by Barker
Sold for USD$1,155,000
  2007 Gooding & Company
 
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost
Sold for USD$720,000
  2007 Gooding & Company
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1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost
Chassis#: 60RB
Sold for USD$495,000
  2006 RM Auctions at Meadow Brook
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Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts That Failed To Sell At Auction

1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1914 ROLLS-ROYCE 40/50HP SILVER GHOST LANDAULETTE BY BARKER25EB2018 BarrettJackson : Scottsdale   
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Brewster Tourer15LB2012 Leake Auctions Dallas$375,000  
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Shapiro-Schebera Skiff 2009 Automobiles of Arizona$725,000$1,500,000$2,000,000
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 2009 The Scottsdale Auction : Gooding & Company $600,000$750,000

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1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Profiles

1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Tourer
Coachwork: S. P. Broughton & Co
Chassis #: 30 EB
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Dual Windshield Touring Car
Coachwork: Cockshoot
Chassis #: 37PB
Engine #: 30M
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Tourer
Chassis #: 35GB
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Tourer
Coachwork: Barker
Chassis #: 20UB
Engine #: 21K
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Tourer
Coachwork: Hemmings
Chassis #: 35 PB
Engine #: 29N
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Landaulette
Chassis #: 60RB
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Torpedo Grand Luxe
Coachwork: Vanden Plas
Chassis #: 26RB
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Dual Windshield Touring Car
Coachwork: Cockshoot
Chassis #: 27LB
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Tourer
Chassis #: 40YB
Engine #: 96P
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Shapiro-Schebera Skiff
Chassis #: 54PB
Engine #: 45J
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Tourer
Coachwork: Mann Egerton & Co
Chassis #: 1EB
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Tourer
Chassis #: 38MA
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Alpine Eagle Torpedo
Coachwork: Portholme
Chassis #: 17RB
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Alpine Eagle Torpedo
Coachwork: Portholme
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Tourer
Chassis #: 18PB
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Torpedo Phaeton
Coachwork: Kellner
Chassis #: 67RB
Engine #: 102Y
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
London to Edinburgh Tourer
Coachwork: Barker
Chassis #: 29AB
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Alpine Tourer
Coachwork: Brewster
Chassis #: 43YB
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Landaulette
Coachwork: Barker
Chassis #: 25EB
Engine #: 89M
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Tourer
Chassis #: 2BD
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Landaulette
Chassis #: 54AB
Engine #: 70R
1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost vehicle information
Tourer
Chassis #: 6TB
Engine #: R100