Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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Rolls-Royce isn’t Rolls-Royce but it is Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce issues a press release to try and stop the media mistakenly saying they are Rolls-Royce; they want to highlight the difference between PLC and Cars.

Beautiful Bolehyde

Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million.

Falling Down Flass

Grade II* listed Cumbrian mansion built by opium dealer and once marketed for £1.5 million for sale for just £460,000; it was also the...

Five of the Best – ‘Star Cars’ at Silverstone

A selection of five cars owned and previously owned by ‘personalities’ to be auctioned at the Silverstone Classic Sale in July   On the 29th and...

Marples Must Go

1964 Mini Cooper S hatchback designed to carry the golf clubs of the much-loathed Postmaster General, Minister of Transport and alleged tax fraudster Ernest...

Boxing Above Its Weight?

Will a Ferrari once owned by Sir Henry Cooper achieve 126% more than it did a year ago?   Last November, Silverstone Auctions sold a 1973...

Gareth’s gold

Gold ceramic rugby boots made to mark Sir Gareth Edwards’ 60th birthday for sale   Sir Gareth Edwards CBE was declared the “Greatest Player of All...

#5 - Herb Chambers (born Herbert G. Chambers)

Massachusetts born and Boston based billionaire businessman Herb Chambers loves fast cars and mammoth yachts. He made his fortune after leaving the United States...

Bonded to a Rolls

1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I drophead coupé owned by Bond set designer Sir Ken Adam to be auctioned at RM Sotheby’s Battersea sale tonight   Sir...

A convertible giant

One-off 1973 Rolls-Royce by Pietro Frua – described as the largest convertible ever built – to be auctioned   Listed as “one of the most extravagant convertibles...
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