30 Nov '16, 10pm

A 1926 Rolls-Royce Phantom Will Be the Belle of the Block at Bonhams

A 1926 Rolls-Royce Phantom Will Be the Belle of the Block at Bonhams

A limousine that Louis XVI would have loved, the 1926 Rolls-Royce Phantom I commissioned by business baron Clarence Gasque will become available to automotive aristocracy at the Bonhams Bond Street Sale in London on December 4. The vintage vehicle was originally a gift from Gasque to his wife, Maude, a devotee of 18th-century French design, and it remains one of the most inspired examples of bespoke coachbuilding to this day. Referred to as the “Phantom of Love,” the car was customized by Charles Clark and Sons. The firm was under instructions by Gasque (the finance director for Woolworth’s in the United Kingdom) that the refined four-door should be more impressive than the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost created for one of his peers, Surefire Snow, regardless of cost. Under that missive, a sedan chair owned by Marie Antoinette was replicated as the centerpiece for the cabin—one ...

Full article: http://robbreport.com/automobiles/1926-rolls-royce-phanto...

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