1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith / LEL W92 Chassis Information

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith photograph

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith
Touring Limousine
Coachwork: Mulliner
Chassis #: LEL W92
High bid of $70,000 at 2009 Boca Raton, FL - Kruse. (did not sell)
Mrs. Fricke for the Hotel Paris in Paris, France, ordered this car in 1956. The car came to the USA in 1980 and was used in the 1981 motion picture hit 'Arthur,' which starred Dudley Moore, Liza Minelli, and Sir John Gielgud. This movie won Oscars for its theme and Sir John Gieglud's performance. Through this movie, the so-called 'Arthur' car, became famous. After the movie, the car was sold to a collector in Boca Raton, who owned it for 20 years. The present owners purchased the car in April 2004 and had it refurbished to look as clean and original as possible.

The Silver Wraith was produced from 1946 through 1958 and Rolls-Royce enthusiasts have often claimed it to be the last true Rolls-Royce built without regard to fashion or price. The car is powered by a 4.88-liter, 6-cylinder engine developing 135 horsepower and weighs 4,620-pounds.


2009 Boca Raton, FL - Kruse

High Bid (Lot was not sold)
$70,000

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Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1956 sales)
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Long-wheelbase Limousine
Chassis#: . LFLW22
Sold for $56,227
  2017 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Drophead Coupe by Park Ward
Chassis#: LELW94
Sold for $297,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
 
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Touring Limousine
Chassis#: ELW79
Sold for $53,445
  2013 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Touring Limousine
Sold for $96,800
  2012 Auctions America - Ft Lauderdale, Fl
 
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Empress Limousine
Chassis#: ELW-60
Sold for $79,773
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London
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1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Empress Limousine by Hooper
Sold for $93,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
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1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Express Limousine
Chassis#: ELW60
Sold for $118,250
  2006 RM Auctions at Meadow Brook
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1956 Rolls-Royce 4.9 Litre Silver Wriath Seven Passenger Limousine
Chassis#: FLW16
Sold for $35,436
  2005 Bonhams - Rolls-Royce, Bentley & Selected Pre-War Motor Cars & Automobilia
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Sedan 2016 Gulf Coast Classic Punta Gorda, Fl$65,000  
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Four DoorLELW922009 Boca Raton, FL Kruse$70,000  
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith 4.9-Litre LWB Perspex Top SaloonLELW742008 Bonhams Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles Automobiles d'Exception $280,000$320,000
1956 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Limousine 2003 The Florida Collector Car Auction$72,500  

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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: WFC 28
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 Wraith1953 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis information for the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith1953 Touring Limousine
Coachbuilder: Hooper
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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