A Rolls Royce limousine once owned by Princess Margaret and also Burt Reynolds is due to go under the hammer at a forthcoming Bonhams car auction.
The vintage Rolls Royce limo was made to order for the Queen’s sister in 1975, but was later taken to the US when it was purchased by Donald Kerr who then sold the vehicle to the American actor, Burt Reynolds who owned the car for several year, but is thought to have never used it on the open road. In 1988 the limo was then bought by a British stock broker who brought the vehicle back to the UK.
The 1975 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow will go under the hammer at the Bonhams auction on June 18th at Rockingham Castle in Leicestershire and is expected to fetch between £20,000 –£22,000. The limo now has 75,000 miles on the clock and comes with a 100 pages worth of services documents and other correspondence letters connected to the car.
The limo was made to Princess Margaret’s personal requirements with extra soft comfortable seats, as requested by the princess, and also a raised rear floor level to allow the Queen’s sister to enter and exit the luxury limo gracefully. The Rolls Royce features distinctive Cardinal Red paintwork with a contrast gold coachline on the exterior.