1963 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER CLOUD III LONG WHEELBASE JAMES YOUNG DESIGN
SCT100 Baby Phantom Alloy Bodied Touring Saloon
The second of only 7 left drives built to this configuration from
1963-1965, only two of which were supplied with individual front
seating rather than divider partitions.
The very comprehensive factory amp; coachbuilder records show
William Harrah as the first owner. Mr. Harrah was a pioneer
automobile enthusiast who established a fantastic 3,000+ car museum
at his hotel amp; casino facility in Reno, Nevada. He also owned
Modern Classic Motors, the Rolls-Royce amp; Ferrari distributorship
for that area of the US.
LCAL17 was delivered to Mr. Harrah on 7 November, 1962 finished in
two shades of Grey with Blue-Grey Cord broadcloth (rather than
leather) interior. The effectiveness of the original limousine
specification air conditioning amp; engine cooling systems have
since been dramatically increased by ourselves utilizing more
modern technology. The Blaupunkt AM-FM radio amp; glovebox door
mounted altimeter shown were part of the original
It was part of Mr. Harrahs legendary stable of Rolls-Royces until
its resale a few years later to a well-known celebrity entertainer
amp; personal friend of his (name upon request) who reportedly
admired the color layout used for 5LVF129, a 6,500+ mile 1967 James
Young PV16 Formal Limousine displayed in the museum. This car was
refinished to his order in the same Mercer Brown TN927 lacquer with
VM859 Chestnut Connolly hides. The Walnut Burl veneers since
refinished by ourselves are of a particularly beautiful
This never damaged specimen remained in his collection until late
2013 when it was purchased through an agent by ourselves amp;
supplied to its third careful owner after we carefully prepared it
to show standards per the request of that gentleman, a long-time
client and friend of ours. The odometer reading at that time was
Traded back to us against a James Young PV23 Touring Limousine, it
has traveled only 861 miles since. The dated Mercer Brown exterior
has been freshly re-lacquered in Antelope over Garnet, an
especially elegant color layout of the era.
This spectacular performer is by far the finest (and perhaps the
only) left drive SCT100 available anywhere in the world. We have
thoroughly reviewed and serviced and this delightful performer for
the enjoyment of its next owner. *** RECENT PRICE ADJUSTMENT ***
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