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Old 11th March 2017, 20:41   #2311
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Couple of more pictures of the Dholpur Rolls Royce 20HP GLK67 Hooper tourer.

Either my eyes are playing tricks but has the Upholstry been worked on and a tapestry has replaced the leather ? .

God ! Give them some gray cells
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Either my eyes are playing tricks but has the Upholstry been worked on and a tapestry has replaced the leather ? .
You are right, they have used some sort of an embroidered tapestry / fabric.
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Spotted at a religious function on CALCUTTA streets

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Mysore No. 4 can be seen here ,loaned by the Maharaja of Mysore to Lord and Lady Goschen
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Mysore No. 4 can be seen here ,loaned by the Maharaja of Mysore to Lord and Lady Goschen
It is a Silver Ghost, chassis 21PP.


The location is the St.Stephens Church in Ooty, which remains virtually unaltered.

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Maharawal Natwarsinhji, the ruler of Chota Udaipur in the 1930's, owned this 1937 Rolls Royce Phantom that he had custom-built for himself, with a gilded interior, designed to look like a railway saloon, so that it created the illusion of travelling by train. The car had a second dashboard specially installed at the back, so that its royal passengers could see keep track of its speed and mileage.
Nice car indeed. Where is she currently?

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Maharawal Natwarsinhji, the ruler of Chota Udaipur in the 1930's, owned this 1937 Rolls Royce Phantom that he had custom-built for himself, with a gilded interior, designed to look like a railway saloon, so that it created the illusion of travelling by train. The car had a second dashboard specially installed at the back, so that its royal passengers could see keep track of its speed and mileage.
Nice car indeed. Where is she currently?

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This image can be found here
http://momentcar.com/image-modelYear...iii-1.jpg.html

more about the car in picture here: (No mention of India connection)
https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds...i/1424167.html


Is the one below, the Chota Udepur car ? Though this looks like a six light saloon


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And below right to left is
1935 Derby Bentley #B50 FB Vanden Plas Tourer ex-Bhavnagar
1935 Derby Bentley #B91 DK Park Ward Saloon 1st owner R S Chenai
1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III #3BT75 Windovers Saloon ex-Chhota Udaipur
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The car in the B&W photo is 3BT155, a car with no India connection. The Chhota Udepur car is indeed 3BT75, a body that was originally on a Daimler. That is the blue car in the later photo; it is in the Bhogilal collection.
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