Lot 596
Very Special 1979 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith
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Chassis # LRK-38344 Engine # 38344 Mileage: 75,000

with a 412 cubic inch V8 engine and automatic transmission. This is a stunning example of an appreciating classic. Bought new by the consignors father in 1979 and passed down in 2014. The Silver Wraith II was the flagship of the Rolls Royce line and had the longest wheelbase. It was so loaded with standard items, the options were limited. Recent work has been performed to maintain its reliable and drivable condition.

Exterior with repaint in original Champagne with original dark Brown Everflex roof covering. Interior in Dark Brown Leather VM 890, shows in wonderful condition. With beige wool headliner and carpet. A Nardi steering wheel has been added.

This lot being offered subject to reserve. For this lot, payment accepted only by wire transfer. 15% Buyer's Premium for LLA live-online and absentee bidding. 20% buyer's premium for live internet bidding through a third party host. For winning bidders in NC, license plate and titling of vehicle will be obtained by Leland Little Auctions, provided all applicable fees and taxes are paid.

Private Consignment Blowing Rock, North Carolina

One family owned from new; always garaged; original leather interior and dark brown Everflex top; original window sticker showing dealer Transco, Inc. in High Point NC was selling dealer; original hard bound owners handbook and all owners literature present; dealer services shown thru the 31k mile service; original tool kit, and jack are present; dealer literature from 1979 and a Rolls Royce experience book; refurbished mechanically and exterior repaint from 2014-17 to include; new paint in 2014 by B & R Body Shop in Charlotte, NC and the quality is remarkable, new Vogue tires fitted, fresh air blend door repaired, carburetors rebuilt, new alternator and regulator, remanufactured transmission installed, front brake calipers, pads and hoses with flush, front controls arm bushings, shocks and sway bar links, rear differential mount bushing and left rear caliper, replaced power steering pump, replaced oil pan and valve cover gaskets and new belts.

Wonderful original condition with few areas of concern; some adhesion of leather apparent on drivers door and seat; armrests are stuck in place from lack of use and movement, and leather has adhered to itself; driver side window switch for passenger side window inoperative; a/c system operates blows cool air; escutcheon for passenger side lock control missing; no other apparent concerns.