Wed, 27th Jul 2022 13:00

Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

 
  Lot 29
 

1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow MPW Two-Door Saloon
1 of only 571 examples made

Sold for £32,625

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: UFS 168H
Chassis No: CRH 8086
MOT: July 2023

  • Supplied new by Mead Cockshoot Ltd of Manchester to J.R. Graham Esq.
  • Finished in the striking colours of Silver Mink with a Dark Blue roof and Dark Blue leather upholstery
  • Highly credible 78,000 recorded miles (stamped service books and old MOTs on file)

Hand-crafted by Mulliner Park Ward, the Silver Shadow Two-Door Saloon was introduced in 1966. The work of in-house stylist W.G. Allen, the saloon-cum-coupe boasted wonderfully sleek lines. Blending speed with refinement in a way that few rivals could match, it was powered by a 6230cc OHV V8 engine allied to automatic transmission. Trimmed with a superlative mix of sumptuous leather hides, rich wood veneers and deep lambswool carpets, the model was every bit as luxurious as it was expensive (an Aston Martin DB6 was relatively cheap by comparison). Despite being in production for five years, just 571 MPW Two-Door Saloons are thought to have been made.

Supplied new by Mead Cockshoot Ltd to J.R. Graham Esq of Prestbury, chassis CRH 8086 pleasingly retains its original service book, Rolls-Royce Warranty Card and even Radiomobile Car Radio Operating Instructions. Finished in the stunning combination of Silver Mink with a Dark Blue vinyl roof and Dark Blue leather upholstery, it must have cut quite the dash in 1970s Cheshire. Interestingly, one of the many MOT certificates on file was issued by Lex Mead Manchester on July 17th 1979 at 59,981 miles and between this and the various stamps across two service books, the vendor is confident that the Mulliner Park Ward Two-Door has covered just 78,300 miles from new. Treated to some £12,000 worth of fettling by David Dexters of Bridgnorth during 2014 including a major service, brake system overhaul, automatic gearbox repair and interior electrics trouble shooting, more recent work has seen the Rolls-Royce entrusted to E.L. Denney & Son for two new suspension pipes, a new offside rear ride height control valve and carburettor adjustment. Starting readily upon inspection and running well following a few years’ dry storage, ‘UFS 168H’ has been freshly serviced and is expected to possess a fresh MOT certificate by the time of sale.

 

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

You can collect your new pride and joy from our venue until 1pm the day following the sale or our partners are on hand to help arrange safe transportation:

               

Auction: Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Wed, 27th Jul 2022

AUCTION VENUE

VIEWING TIMES
Tuesday 26th July 2022 from 12pm to 6pm
Wednesday 27th July 2022 from 9am

To take part in the auction please click 'Register to Bid | Sign In' at the top of the page

VIEW CATALOGUE BUY A CATALOGUE

View all lots in this sale

Do you have an item to sell?

If so, contact one of our friendly specialists for your free valuation by completing the form below and someone will get back to you as quickly as possible.

If you prefer to speak to humans, don't hesitate to call our office on +44 (0)1925 210035

Contact Us Today!

 

Images

Drag and drop .jpg images here to upload, or click here to select images.


A Car That Has Stayed In Production For 86 Years And Is Still Selling. A 1989 Citroen 2CV6 Dolly
Love Affairs With Bentley's Last Decades - Two Much Loved Bentleys Go On Sale
Stunning Classic Cars Achieved A £2.2 Million Record Sale
National Motorcycle Museum - Auction Highlights Video
Vincents Dominate At H&H Classic Bike And Scooter Auction At The National Motorcycle Museum
Pavilion Gardens, Buxton. An Auction Of Classic And Collector Cars, July 27th
An Auction of Classic & Collector Motorcars - Wednesday 27th July 2022 from 1pm
Over 230 Classic Motorcycles and 50 Vintage Scooters Heading To Auction
The Best Suzuki Katana On The Market
Exquisitely Restored Rare WW2 Military Bike Complete With Gasmask
And Now For Something Completely Different. A Homage To The Morgans Of The 1930's
Three Bikes With Stories To Tell
Dozens Of Stunning Classic Cars Are Heading To Auction At 'No Reserve'
Don't Trash That Triumph!
Top Picks For The H&H Classic Bike Sale
Classic 1976 Jaguar XJ-C Sold For £40,000 To Aid The Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal At IWM Auction
H&H June 22nd IWM Duxford Auction Grosses 2.4 Million With Catalogue Cover Ferrari Making £400,000
Imperial War Museum, An auction of classic cars. June 22nd. Watch our preview video here!
The Oldest Surviving Jaguar In The UK Is For Sale With H&H Classics
One Man's Vision Of His Dream Ferrari. 1969 Ferrari 365 GT Rebodied In The Style Of 'Pontoon Fender'
A Century Of Classic & Collector Cars. Catalogue Now Live!
'A True Family Retainer' 1912 Darracq Spent Over A Century With Four Generations Of The Same Family
Take a Closer Look At This Selection Of Classic Motorcars On Our YouTube Channel
Some Like It Hot! 1965 Excalibur SS Series 1 Built For Actor Tony Curtis
A Very Rare RHD Mid-Engined Supercar 1973 Maserati Bora 4.7
Fire Breathing Scooter 1967 World Record Holder 151,936 KM/H Quarter Mile In 0-100 KM/H 7.6 Seconds
The Jewel Of The Next H&H Motorcylce Sale Is This 1976 Kawasaki KH 500 "KH Five" Allen Millard Build
Seeking A Princely Saviour: 1958 Mercedes-Benz 190 Sl-eeping Princess Project
H&H Joining The Classic and Performance Car Spectacular
The Culmination Of Five Le Mans Wins This 1960 Beauty Did 0-60mph In 7.6 Seconds & 140mph Top Speed
It's Genius! A Prince Marries a Guiness and Packs Up the Rolls -Royce for a Life in Africa
Our stunning auction venues, perfect locations for sellers and buyers alike
Collector donates his classic 1976 Jaguar XJ-C 4.2 to aid the Ukrainian war effort
FAQ's
H&H Classics Auction At The Pavilion Gardens, Buxton On April 27th
Open for viewing - Buxton Pavilion Gardens Auction Wednesday 27th April
On The Menu At Buxton – Haute Cuisine Autos With H&H Classics Auction April 27TH 2022
An Auction of Classic & Collector Motorcars - Wednesday 27th April 2022 from 1pm
Looking for a challenge? Rare 1961 Mercedes-Benz Barn Find project
World Boxing Champ Wheels For Sale
Celebrity Scooter Sales at NMM Auction
Vintage, Rare & Unusual Bikes Achieve 80% Sell Rate
'How Vintage Scooters Got the Market In A Buzz'
Volvo P1800 for sale at H&H Pavilion Gardens Auction April 27th
Two-wheeled Maserati for sale at National Motorcycle Museum auction
Over 200 classic motorcycles and scooters available to view, bid on and buy
IWM Duxford Auction Grossed £3.5m In A Sale Dominated By British Marques
An Auction Of Over 100 Classic Motorcars - Wednesday 16th March at 1pm