1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Enclosed Drive Limousine / LWHD48 Chassis Information

1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith
Enclosed Drive Limousine
Coachwork: Mulliner
Chassis #: LWHD48
Engine # W48D
Sold for $47,300 at 2013 Bonhams - Quail Lodge Auction.
As war time came to an end, Rolls-Royce re-entered automobile production in 1946 with the Silver Wraith. This was the last Rolls-Royce delivered exclusively as a chassis for coach-built bodies. Power was from a pre-war inline 6-cylinder, with a new head incorporating overhead inlet valves and side exhaust valves.

Unlike previous Rolls-Royces, this was the first model to have commonality with its Bentley sibling. Many mechanical parts were shared due to low demand for luxury cars in post-war England.

Chassis no. LWHD48
Ordered in 1950 from Inskip, Inc. by the A.G. Baker Funeral Home of Bridgeport, Connecticut, chassis LWHD48 was delivered with Mulliner body style #5151 in black and grey. Currently the odometer shows just over 107,000 miles.

The current owner purchased the car in 1975 and treated it to a rebuilt engine in 1976, and new paint in 1993. The interior has been refurbished as needed, and the correct-size wheels have been fitted.


By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2013

2013 Bonhams - Quail Lodge Auction

Sale Price :
$47,300

2018 1
2016 1
2013 1
2009 1
2004 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$56,000$56,0001
2016$33,000$33,0001
2013$47,300$47,3001
2009$33,403$33,4031
2004$26,708$26,7081

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1950 sales)
1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Saloon by Park Ward
Sold for $56,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Touring Saloon Coachwork by Park Ward
Chassis#: WGC63
Sold for $33,000
  2016 Bonhams : Preserving the Automobile
 
1950 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith Enclosed Drive Limousine
Chassis#: LWHD48
Sold for $47,300
  2013 Bonhams - Quail Lodge Auction
1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith image  1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith image  
1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith
Chassis#: WHD 40
Sold for $33,403
  2009 Coys Auction - Spirit of Motoring Ascot
 
1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Touring Limousine
Chassis#: WGC68
Sold for $26,708
  2004 Bonhams - The Goodwood Revival
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1950 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Touring SaloonWHD382007 Bonhams Les Grandes Marques a Monaco $40,000$45,000
1950 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRAITH SEDANCE DE VILLE 2003 Bonhams MOTOR CARS $39,000$45,000

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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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