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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