1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Alpine Eagle Torpedo Vehicle Profile

1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost photograph

1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost photograph

1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost photograph

1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost photograph

1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost photograph

1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost photograph

1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost photograph

1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost photograph

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Alpine Eagle Torpedo
Coachwork: Portholme
In 1906, Rolls-Royce built four chassis to be shown at the Olympia Motor Show in London, including two examples of a new car initially designated the 40/50 HP. The car that gave the model its now much more well-known name was AX201 (with chassis 6BD), which was the twelfth 40/50 hp built. It was painted in aluminum paint with silver-plated fittings and was nicknamed the 'Silver Ghost' to emphasize its ghost-like quietness. This Silver Ghost was privately entered in the prestigious 1912 Austrian Alpine Trial by its first owner, James Radley. Rolls-Royce prepared a factory team of four cars for the 1913 event, and the team gained six awards, including the Archduke Leopold Cup. Replicas of the victorious cars were put into production and sold officially as Continental models, but they were called Alpine Eagles by chief test driver Ernest Hives, and this is the name that they have kept ever since.

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YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2015$506,000$506,0001
2013$660,000$660,0001
2012$561,000$561,0001
2010$368,500$368,5001
2007$1,100,000$1,100,0001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1915 sales)
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Limousine by Hamshaw
Chassis#: 2BD
Sold for $506,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost image  1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost image  
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost London-Edinburgh Tourer
Chassis#: 23ED
Sold for $660,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Monterey
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost image  1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost image  
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost Limousine
Chassis#: 2BD
Sold for $561,000
  2012 RM Auctions - Monterey
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost image  1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost image  
1915 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost London-Edinburgh Tourer
Sold for $368,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost image  1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost image  
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost
Sold for $1,100,000
  2007 Gooding & Company
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost image  1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost London-Edinburgh Limousine9AD2018 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais $450,000$550,000
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost Limousine by H.A. Hamshaw2BD2011 RM Auctions Villa d'Este$440,000$520,000$700,000
1915 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Torpedo Tourer by Maythorn & Son24 CB2009 Pebble Beach Auction : Gooding & Company $775,000$850,000
1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost23ED2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey$500,000$700,000$900,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1907 Touring
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1907 Limousine
Coachbuilder: Rippon Brothers
Chassis Num: 60547
Engine Num: 546
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1907 Touring
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 60565
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1908 Roi-des-Belges Tourer
Coachbuilder: Henri Labourdette
Chassis Num: 60747
Engine Num: 633853
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1908 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Wilkinson
Chassis Num: 60756
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1908 Roi-des-Belges Tourer
Coachbuilder: Henri Labourdette
Chassis Num: 60922
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1909 Roi-des-Belges Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1909 Roi-des-Belges Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 1203
Engine Num: 1203
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1909 Roi-des-Belges Tourer
Chassis Num: 970
Engine Num: 60970
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1909 Roi-des-Belges Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 970
Engine Num: 60970
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1910 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Holbrook
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1910 Open Drive Landaulet
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1910 Landaulette
Coachbuilder: Brainsby-Woollard
Chassis Num: 1204
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1910 Roi-des-Belges
Coachbuilder: Wilkinson
Chassis Num: 1341
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1910 Balloon Car
Coachbuilder: Wilkinson
Chassis Num: 1513
Engine Num: 1513
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1911 Roi-des-Belge Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Engine Num: 1671
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1911 Limousine
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1911 Limousine
Coachbuilder: Thrupp and Maberly
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1911 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Lawton
Chassis Num: 1544
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1911 Roi-des-Belge Tourer
Coachbuilder: Alford & Alder
Chassis Num: 1574
Engine Num: 72
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1911 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Wilkinson
Chassis Num: 1592
Engine Num: 91
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1911 Victoria
Chassis Num: 1683
Engine Num: 1680
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Barker1912 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Barker1912 Touring
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1912 Touring
Coachbuilder: Wilkinson
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Barker1912 Double Pullman Limousine
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 1907
Engine Num: 1907
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1912 Rothchild et Fils - Style Limousine
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 1937
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1912 London-to-Edinburgh Light Tourer
Coachbuilder: Holmes
Chassis Num: 2015
Engine Num: 8
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1912 Touring
Coachbuilder: Wilkinson
Chassis Num: 2018
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1912 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: 2092
Engine Num: 101X
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1912 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Cann
Chassis Num: 2095
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1912 Roi des Belges
Coachbuilder: Wilkinson
Chassis Num: 2232E
Engine Num: 79T
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 Landaulette
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 Touring
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 Town Carriage
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 Torpedo Tourer
Coachbuilder: Portholme
Chassis Num: 19MA
Engine Num: 101.R
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Robertson of Glasgow
Chassis Num: 1NA
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 London to Edinburgh Tourer
Chassis Num: 2371
Engine Num: 10.K
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 London to Edinburgh Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 2380
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Saoutchik
Chassis Num: 2442
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 Torpedo Tourer
Coachbuilder: Portholme
Chassis Num: 2491
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 London to Edinburgh Tourer
Coachbuilder: Mulliner
Chassis Num: 2517
Engine Num: 17P
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 Roi-des-Belges Tourer
Coachbuilder: Wilkinson
Chassis Num: 2617
Engine Num: 11A
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1913 London to Edinburgh Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 52MA
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Alpine Eagle Torpedo
Coachbuilder: Portholme
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Alpine Eagle Torpedo
Coachbuilder: Portholme
Chassis Num: 17RB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Tourer
Chassis Num: 18PB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Mann Egerton & Co
Chassis Num: 1EB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 20UB
Engine Num: 21K
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Landaulette
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 25EB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Torpedo Grand Luxe
Coachbuilder: Vanden Plas
Chassis Num: 26RB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Dual Windshield Touring Car
Coachbuilder: Cockshoot
Chassis Num: 27LB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 London to Edinburgh Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 29AB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Tourer
Coachbuilder: S. P. Broughton & Co
Chassis Num: 30 EB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Hemmings
Chassis Num: 35 PB
Engine Num: 29N
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Tourer
Chassis Num: 35GB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Dual Windshield Touring Car
Coachbuilder: Cockshoot
Chassis Num: 37PB
Engine Num: 30M
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Tourer
Chassis Num: 38MA
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Tourer
Chassis Num: 40YB
Engine Num: 96P
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Alpine Tourer
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 43YB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Shapiro-Schebera Skiff1914 Skiff
Chassis Num: 54PB
Engine Num: 45J
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1914 Torpedo Phaeton
Coachbuilder: Kellner
Chassis Num: 67RB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1915 Alpine Eagle Torpedo
Coachbuilder: Portholme
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1915 London-Edinburgh Tourer
Chassis Num: 23ED
Engine Num: 88E
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1915 Torpedo Tourer
Coachbuilder: Maythorne & Sons
Chassis Num: 24 CB
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1915 Torpedo Tourer
Coachbuilder: Maythorne & Sons
Chassis Num: 24 CD
Engine Num: 15 A
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost1915 Limousine
Coachbuilder: H.a. Hamshaw Ltd.
Chassis Num: 2BD
Engine Num: 11B
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1919 Alpine Eagle
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1920 Sedanca
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1920 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1920 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 36PE
Engine Num: M174
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1921 Open Tourer
Coachbuilder: James & Co.
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1921 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1921 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Plaxton
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1921 Drophead Coupé
Coachbuilder: Windovers
Chassis Num: 32SG
Engine Num: P68
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1921 Phaeton
Coachbuilder: Brunn
Chassis Num: 39AG
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1921 Torpedo Phaeton
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 50UG
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1921 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Cunard
Chassis Num: 65 UE
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1921 Oxford Tourer
Chassis Num: 95MG
Engine Num: 20-92
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1922 Pall Mall Tourer
Coachbuilder: Merrimac
Chassis Num: 336KG
Engine Num: 21-61
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1922 Open Tourer
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 68ZG
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1922 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 84TG
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1922 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Grosvenor
Chassis Num: 85TG
Engine Num: P223
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1923 Pall Mall Tourer
Coachbuilder: Merrimac
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1923 Oxford 7-Passenger Touring
Chassis Num: 107JH
Engine Num: 22-182
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1923 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 22NK
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1923 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Barker
Chassis Num: 29LK
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1923 Piccadilly Roadster
Coachbuilder: Merrimac
Chassis Num: 318XH
Engine Num: 21-143
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1923 Piccadilly Roadster
Coachbuilder: Merrimac
Chassis Num: 367XH
Engine Num: 21-192
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1923 Dual Cowl Roadster Skiff
Coachbuilder: Albany
Chassis Num: 40 CHX
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1923 Convertible Sedan
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 76ZG
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1923 Pall Mall Dual Cowl Phaeton
Coachbuilder: Springfield
Chassis Num: 77JH
Engine Num: 22-152
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1924 Enclosed Drive Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Windovers
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1924 Roadster
Chassis Num: 21223
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1924 Riviera Salamanca Cabriolet Permanent
Coachbuilder: Holbrook
Chassis Num: 273KF
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1924 Pall Mall Tourer
Chassis Num: 404 MF
Engine Num: 22043
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1925 Piccadilly Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1925 Playboy Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1925 Piccadilly Roadster
Coachbuilder: Merrimac
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1925 Piccadilly Roadster
Coachbuilder: Merrimac
Chassis Num: 364RK
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1925 Riviera Town Car
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: 390XH
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1925 Tourer
Coachbuilder: Merrimac
Chassis Num: S131MK
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1925 Piccadilly Roadster
Coachbuilder: Brewster
Chassis Num: S135MK
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1925 All Weather Tourer
Coachbuilder: Locke
Chassis Num: S283 PK
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1925 Limousine
Coachbuilder: Buckingham
Chassis Num: S387RK
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost1925 Piccadilly Roadster
Coachbuilder: Merrimac
Chassis Num: S77LK


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