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Lot Number: 201
ROLLS-ROYCE; an exceptional and unique bespoke ebonised circular table centred with a white marble roundel, inscribed 'Rolls-Royce Ltd 14-15 Conduit St' and centred with the famous Charles Sykes Flying Lady mascot, the roundel 90cm diameter, the table approx 110cm. The marble was removed from the entrance of the Rolls-Royce Ltd Conduit Street showroom during the 1929 'Silver Jubilee' refurbishment.
Category: Automobilia
Estimate: 2500 - 3500

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Lot Number: 202
ROLLS-ROYCE LTD, CREWE; two original pre-war ex-factory tool boxes, late 1930s. Strong wooden construction with comb-tail corners, one box impressed lettering 'R.R. LTD - Crewe', the other side inscribed 'Tool Stores' and one end section with a maker's name 'The Nottingham Mills Co Ltd - makers' with the other end having the original tacked paper labels. The other box is similar but has the Rolls-Royce Ltd Crewe Division stamped in full. 30.5 x 14.8 x 10.2cm.
Category: Automobilia
Estimate: 60 - 80

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Lot Number: 203
ROLLS-ROYCE; the handbook of the 25/30 HP Rolls-Royce (Wraith)-with instructions for running and maintenance. Published by Rolls-Royce Ltd, Derby and 14 & 15 Conduit Street, London, W.1. issue no. XVIII, 1938. This is the full original handbook, not a re-print or condensed edition. Contains 123 numbered pages plus a wiring diagram, a copy of the guarantee, and the correct bound in supplement pages for the Dunlop Wheels & Tyre, the Smith electrical gauge, the Degenite batteries, the D.W.S. permanent hydraulic jacking system and the maintenance of the S.U. high pressure fuel pump. Externally, the book looks excellent but the inside is very much used, with virtually every page showing the ink stamp of Dr William Whitechurch, of Teignmouth, Devon. Lots of notes and annotations and some pages rather wrinkled. The book is complete and an invaluable reference item for these rare cars.
Category: Automobilia
Estimate: 40 - 60

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Lot Number: 204
'The Handbook of the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow and Bentley 'T' drophead Coupe and 2-door saloon', 1969, first edition for cars from serial no. C.R.H.6002. Hard bound in beige, antique textured leather cloth. Data & personal memoranda pages clear and not annotated to any particular car or owner.
Category: Automobilia
Estimate: 60 - 80

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Lot Number: 205
RIMMER, IAN W; Rolls-Royce and Bentley experimental cars first and only edition 1986. A fascinating bibliography and profusely illustrated volume from long term storage, unopened and still sealed in the original box, hard bound in green cloth, 372 pages.
Category: Automobilia
Estimate: 40 - 60

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Lot Number: 206
A rare Rolls-Royce Corniche two-pack playing card presentation box, intricately crafted with applied depictions the official R-R logo and a roundel showing the Corniche convertible displayed with a Laureate background, all in high relief with fine low relief detailing to lid and side of the box.
Category: Automobilia
Estimate: 40 - 60

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Lot Number: 207
ADAM & EVE; a rare specially produced and authorised exact facsimile of the original sculpture by Charles Sykes who created and designed the Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy mascot in 1910 and which was trademark registered for use on Rolls-Royce cars from 6th February 1911. This statue is one of four exact facsimiles being part of a collection from Palace House, the Hampshire home of the late Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. They were authorised by Lord Montagu to be produced in limited numbers by Heredities Ltd of Westmorland, the other three items in the collection were the Spirit of Ecstasy (or Flying Lady), The Whisper and St Christopher. Each piece was mounted on a block of rare Orton Scar marble with green glaze to base. The incised name of Adam & Eve and the signature of Charles Sykes can be seen on the side of the figure, height 34.5cm, approx 2.6kg (af).
Category: Automobilia
Estimate: 40 - 60

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Condition Report

This item is made from resin, it has been broken off, or at least severely damaged, at feet and crudely reglued.

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Lot Number: 208
Six motoring books; The Motor Car in Art-Zolomij first edition, Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud - Robson, Complete book of Automobile Body Design-Beattie, Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow-Bolster, Rolls-Royce & Bentley Coachbuilt Cars-Robson and Rolls-Royce-A Living Tradition-Buckley.
Category: Automobilia
Estimate: 60 - 80

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Lot Number: 209
A good and rare original Royal Swan mascot with crown and chain. Mounted on a threaded nickel radiator cap in nickel plated bronze, internal diameter 9cm, mascot height 11cm and 13cm including the base, approx 1.7kg.
Category: Automobilia
Estimate: 500 - 700

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Lot Number: 210
KON-NED AUTOMOBIEL CLUB; a rare car mascot in the form of a spoked wheel surmounting the wings, and with an integral blue enamel motif displaying to both sides, and surmounted by the official bronze crown. Chromium plated bronze. Associated with the Royal Dutch Automobile Club, formed back in 1898. This mascot has an internal threaded mounting facility under the base, it could be used as a very special twin sided radiator mascot, or as a radiator mounted badge, height 15cm. The KNAC Royal Dutch Automobile Club is an association of motorists founded on 2nd July 1898 under the name 'Dutch Automobile Club' (NAC).
Category: Automobilia
Estimate: 350 - 450

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