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Old 18th August 2014, 06:23   #2041
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The Nawab of Bhopal's Phantom III 3BU86 sold at Bonham's auction, Carmel, California yesterday for a mere $US852,500. A high proce but the car is superb, with a great restoration for the twins Kenneth & Keith Sherper.
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It did not sell at the high bid of $ 625.000
Auction in progress - Nandgaon RR PII 50XJ

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What do we know about the current whereabouts of chassis GBM 67 and 3TM ?
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What do we know about the current whereabouts of chassis GBM 67 and 3TM ?
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3TM a Silver Ghost Hooper Limousine is currently in Hyderabad. GBM67 I don't know. Is it also in Hyderabad?
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3TM a Silver Ghost Hooper Limousine is currently in Hyderabad. GBM67 I don't know. Is it also in Hyderabad?
any pics of it Karl ?
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Yes Karl, both in Hyd...but i've been allowed photos only for inclusion in my forthcoming book... bound by an oath of secrecy of sorts....GBM67 is a Hooper Tourer. Cheers
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Is GBM 67 a 20 HP ? Is that the car with the Paddon Coachwork and was in the training institute in Indore , off white colour

3TM is well known as many now have the snaps of the car ! since it surfaced on the block a few times recently thru the notorious brokers. Will check if I have those snaps.

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Is GBM 67 a 20 HP ? Is that the car with the Paddon Coachwork and was in the training institute in Indore , off white colour

3TM is well known as many now have the snaps of the car ! since it surfaced on the block a few times recently thru the notorious brokers. Will check if I have those snaps.

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Yes, GBM67 is a 20 H.P. ; originally a Hooper Tourer. "The Twenty" lists a British Colonel as first owner - no India reference.
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Yes, GBM67 is a 20 H.P. ; originally a Hooper Tourer. "The Twenty" lists a British Colonel as first owner - no India reference.
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What do we know about the current whereabouts of chassis GBM 67 and 3TM ?
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So, was this a trick question ????
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I believe it was to fill in the blanks for the person who asked the details in the first place .

As stated by you it's hooper but does anyone know the whereabouts of the RR 20 Hp of Indore with the Paddon Coachwork ? Just curious !

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Yes GBM67 in Hyderabad as well, location known to many, I think an NDA with RR owners is appreciated by all here...by questioning I wantd to ask the experts on this forum, if they have been any modified, rebodied or an engine change to them, All surviving RRs with pedigree and Royal provenance are known to us here. Cheers!
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The Nawab of Bhopal's Phantom III 3BU86 sold at Bonham's auction, Carmel, California yesterday for a mere $US852,500. A high price but the car is superb, with a great restoration for the twins Kenneth & Keith Sherper.
Further to Steve's note, courtesy Bonhams:

Classic Rolls Royces in India-bhopal-rr-piii-3bu86-bonhams-2014-sale.jpg
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This famous advertisement for Rolls Royce appeared in the Times of India annual of 1939

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I think the illustrated chassis is #GUL80, a very handsome Gurney Nutting bodied 25/30hp. It was last seen in Finland, being exported early on, recorded being in the UK in the early 1950s.
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This famous advertisement for Rolls Royce appeared in the Times of India annual of 1939

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I think the illustrated chassis is #GUL80, a very handsome Gurney Nutting bodied 25/30hp. It was last seen in Finland, being exported early on, recorded being in the UK in the early 1950s.
Here is a picture of GUL80 ( I believe ? , source google)
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Most of the history of this car can be found here
http://www.rrbew.co.uk/Pdfs/StigGUL80.pdf

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Further to Steve's note, courtesy Bonhams:....
This was the attachment.

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Note Maharaja Nawab, probably the west is not so familiar with "Nawab".

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http://automotivedesignclub.com/inde...s?limitstart=0

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