Lot 44

2013   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2013

1927 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Playboy Roadster

Coachwork by Brewster

SOLD $341,000

Estimate

$400,000 - $500,000

Chassis

S162 PM

Engine

21626 Body No. B-7285

Car Highlights

One of Just 13 Original Playboy- Bodied Phantom I Rolls-Royce
Fascinating California and Hollywood Provenance and Film Use
Featured on 1970s and 1980s Book and Album Covers
California Car from New Through Mid-2008
Owned New by Wealthy Banker and Art Collector P.R. Mabury
Keepers Include Sonya Levien Hovey and Hal Blaine
Believed to Be Owned During the 1930s by Famed Actor Tom Mix
Recently and Expertly Returned to Period-Original Presentation

Technical Specs

7,668 CC OHV Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Single Updraft Carburetor
95 BHP at 2,750 RPM
3-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Drum Brakes
Solid Front Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
Live Rear Axle with Cantilever-Spring Suspension
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