Lot 23

2013   |   Amelia Island Auction 2013

1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Derby Speedster

Coachwork by Brewster & Co.

SOLD $1,980,000

Estimate

$650,000 - $850,000

Chassis

S158FR

Engine

21588

Car Highlights

Arguably the Most Beautiful Classic Rolls-Royce

Exceptionally Sporting Brewster Coachwork

One of Only Four Derby Speedsters Extant

Genuine Example with Original Chassis, Body, and Engine

Owned by Respected Rolls-Royce Connoisseurs Since 1959

Pictured in John Webb de Campi’s Rolls-Royce in America

Restored by Clay Cook and Beautifully Maintained Since

Former CCCA and AACA First Prize Winner

Second in Class at the 1992 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

A Very Rare and Important Example of the Marque

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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