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Old 27th May 2018, 00:59   #2431
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I have found that a number of pre-war Rolls-Royce cars were imported into India on 23 November 2016. If the link works this shows the cars:

https://www.seair.co.in/rolls-royce-import-data.aspx

If the link does not work, the cars were imported from the USA (Chicago) into Tughlakabad - by air I think - under import note 87032391. The cars were:

Phantom III chassis 3CP30
Wraith chassis WEC29
Phantom II chassis 114GN
Phantom I chassis 73OR.

If anyone knows about the Phantom III in particular, let me kow as i have some very interesting information about chassi 3CP30.

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Here is a picture and little story about it
https://www.imcdb.org/v444362.html
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Old 27th May 2018, 06:34   #2432
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Here is a picture and little story about it
https://www.imcdb.org/v444362.html
Hi Jimmy. Thanks for this. The issue is that it no longer has this body, or probably its original engine (or other bits....)

Hi. On behalf of Raja Mookerjee in Kolkata (owner of his grandfather's Phantom III 3CP76), I am enquiring whether anyone knows anything about two Silver Ghosts that Sir Jitan Nathan Mookerjee of Calcutta owned. Firstly, chassis 99AE, a 1920 Regent Carriage Co cabriolet with Calcutta registration 7519 and chassis 32EM, a 1923 H J Mulliner torpedo tourer which may have first been delivered in the UK.
The family knows nothing about these cars after Sir Jitan passed away in 1936.
Any help gratefully received!

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Hi Jimmy. Thanks for this. The issue is that it no longer has this body, or probably its original engine (or other bits....)

Hi. On behalf of Raja Mookerjee in Kolkata (owner of his grandfather's Phantom III 3CP76), I am enquiring whether anyone knows anything about two Silver Ghosts that Sir Jitan Nathan Mookerjee of Calcutta owned. Firstly, chassis 99AE, a 1920 Regent Carriage Co cabriolet with Calcutta registration 7519 and chassis 32EM, a 1923 H J Mulliner torpedo tourer which may have first been delivered in the UK.
The family knows nothing about these cars after Sir Jitan passed away in 1936.
Any help gratefully received!

I do not have much more, other than that the car was registered to Sir R N Mukherjee, K.C.I.E., 8, Harrington Street.





Did 32EM ever come to India?
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Old 30th May 2018, 05:34   #2434
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Raj Mookerjee has now confirmed that his great grandfather's second Silver Ghost was 32RM (not EM) and we have discovered that he bought it second-hand in 1932. It is believed it was sent to India.....
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Old 13th June 2018, 03:18   #2435
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The Mysore RR SG 1683 with the very young Maharaja
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Old 20th June 2018, 23:06   #2436
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#3CP116 as seen in Portugal recently
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This appeared on PreWarCar.com, the link:
https://www.prewarcar.com/a-colourful-piece-of-history. This car is for sale.

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Check the link for more pics and the history. The first owner was the 21-year-old Prince Pratap Singhrao Gaekwad, of Baroda. The story is also given in the link.

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Photographs are courtesy Gallery Aaldering and this article was published on Wednesday June 27th, 2018

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circa 1924: A Rolls Royce car being taken on a 10,000 mile tour of India. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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A man stands next to the Rolls-Royce automobile outside the memorial over the well at Cawnpore during a tour of India. (Photo by Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
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The ex-Dinajpur RR PI, Chassis 41NC. Photo probably taken in East Pakistan, mid 1960's

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Alwar R-R Phantom I, Chassis 40HC
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A Mayurbhanj R-R Silver Ghost by Barker.

Chassis number remains unidentified.
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Is it 118MG, Cunard tourer in "Curzon blue"?
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Is it 118MG, Cunard tourer in "Curzon blue"?

Could very well be, Steve. Unfortunately none of the experts have been able to confirm!

To my untrained eye, the car in the photo looks earlier than a 1921 model (which 118MG would be); and has characteristic Barker features. I could be entirely wrong

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A Mayurbhanj R-R Silver Ghost by Barker.

Chassis number remains unidentified.
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Could very well be, Steve. Unfortunately none of the experts have been able to confirm!

To my untrained eye, the car in the photo looks earlier than a 1921 model (which 118MG would be); and has characteristic Barker features. I could be entirely wrong

The car is not 118MG, which survives in Delhi and has unique coachwork especially at the rear.

The other Mayurbhanj cars I have listed also do not match. Perhaps it was not a Mayurbhanj car to being with - maybe visiting, or entered the garages at a later stage.


A royal plate seems to be visible - is it legible?
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Couple of pictures of Mayurbhanj RR's apologies if posted earlier.

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Outside the Mayurbhanj state Fire station.
Picture credit : Dibyendu Chandra Bhanja Deo
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