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Martin Walter Rolls-Royce 25/30 HP 4-door Convertible 1936
Martin Walter Rolls-Royce 25/30 HP 4-door Convertible 1936
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Description

This Rolls-Royce 25/30 HP "Wingham" 4-Door Convertible (Chassis #GRM48) is one of only three Wingham Cabriolets with this particular design built by Martin Walter. For the Wingham Convertibles, a Gläser patent was used.

#GRM48 was delivered to H.D.A. Bates of Sussex in 1936 and when the war broke out the car was laid up for the duration of World War II. Once the war was over the, car remained with Mr. Bates until his death in 1952 when the car was purchased by the manager of Aylwin Blundell Ltd. for his personal use. In 1962 the car was bought by an American couple who were on holiday in the UK looking for a Jaguar SS100 but ending up with this particular Rolls-Royce.

The car is currently for sale in Great Britain.

Sources: www.realcar.co.uk & COACHBUILD.com FORUM

28.07.17

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