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For Sale: 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
in Carey, Illinois

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Park-Ward Motors
Park-Ward Motors
209 Cleveland Street
Carey, IL 60013
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What can you say about this stunning combination Peacock Edition Silver Shadow II, finished in 2-tone Peacock Blue over Dark Peacock Blue with hand-painted fine lines to the waist lines and the hubcap beauty rings. The Connolly interior is finished in the rare Dove grey with matching Peacock blue piping and dash. The interior vs. exterior contrast makes for a striking combination. This example was a southern state car most of its life (Texas up until the early 2000s) and then resided in collector storage in Illinois for the last 10 years. The car has not seen snow or salt. It is primarily an original presenting Silver Shadow II that was recently lightly restored by the Park-Ward Motor Museum - a nation-wide leader in Rolls-Royce restoration with over 30 years Rolls-Royce and Bentley experience. This Shadow II is very straight with the paint in overall nice presentation. The paint is actually mostly original which is quite rare for these cars considering the paint would rarely go the distance. It is not perfect and there are signs of age to include minor chips and blemishes but still presents very shiny with a consistent finish. Please do not expect absolute perfection from a show car point of view but it is otherwise very, very nice for driver use. The Dove grey fine lines were recently re-painted by hand because the original lines were showing wear thru from years of polishing (this confirms originality!). Carried out by a craftsman of the art, these were done on the waist-rails and hubcap beauty trim rings in accordance with Rolls-Royce factory methods. The burl walnut wood finishes are entirely original and have NEVER been redone. They are very nice. This is also very rare to see on a Rolls-Royce of this vintage as the RR finish was a very thick and deep lacquer which in mostly all cases, cracks and peels off after many years of seasonal temperature change. For this car to sport its original wood can only mean that it has been homed and/or stored under constant temperature which very clearly supports its West coast USA up-bringing. There are some small seat belt chips on the front door wood and minor hairline fissures but these are minimal (see photos). The wood in this car is the Milanese burl walnut finish option and displays a lovely grain throughout. The Connolly leather is in excellent condition throughout without any notable marks or blemishes. It is finished in Dove Grey with the piping in a Peacock blue that continues thru to the dash. The carpets are also the dark blue with the reverse theme of grey binding. This same combination carries thru to the trunk which is in excellent condition. The entire interior is original without anything having been done. Not even redying and yet she presents beautifully. The interior combination, in contrast with the 2-tone Peacock exterior is something quite attractive indeed and looks very rich in both shade and sunlight. Please have a look at the photo link of the many close-ups of the leather. The dash is good with no leather pulling around the vents and the rear parcel shelf is as new. All glass, chrome and bright work are excellent. All lights, instruments, features and functions are in working order. Mechanically, the car has been subject to the 30 year service and restoration experience of the Park-Ward Motor Museums private workshop and trained RR mechanics and craftsmen. Like every other car delivered by Park-Ward it comes with everything in excellent working and operating condition, fully inspected and serviced. This includes the all important hydraulics & brakes - fully inspected and pressure tested with any parts replaced and/or over-hauled as required - reservoir, pumps, accumulators, valves, hoses, calipers. All electrics; seats, windows, gauges, instruments and features & functions have been fully gone thru and serviced as required. READ MORE:

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United States
City, State
Carey, IL
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Exterior Details

Vehicle Color(s)
2-tone Peacock green/blue

Interior Details

Dover grey with Peacock accent

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