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Chassis no. 4AF20 - Engine no. P10A
Coachbuilder: Hooper & Co
Categories: C- One-off models; F- Cars owned by the famous; L- Limited edition cars (no. 17 remaining of no. 18 manufactured)
Owner: Tiriac Collection (Romania)
history - owners & events
1952
26th April 1952
event: Built | country: United Kingdom

from
May 1952
to
11th July 1957
owner: H. H. Aga Khan I I I | country: India

owner's details:
Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, Aga Khan III (2 November 1877 – 11 July 1957) was the 48th Imam of the Nizari Ismaili community. He was one of the founders and the first president of the All-India Muslim League. He was nominated to represent India to the League of Nations in 1932 and served as President of the League of Nations from 1937–38.




note:
Rolls-Royce received an order from Franco Britannic Auto of Paris, the agent for the Aga Khan III, on April 25th of 1950, prior to the first Phantom IV. The work was completed in the early 1950s and it was loaded aboard the S. Maidstone on April 26th of 1952. Its journey took it to Villa Yakimour in Cannes, France.


1957
from
12th July 1957
to
March 1960
owner: Begum Om Habibeh Aga Khan | country: France

owner's details:
She was the fourth and last wife of Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah, Aga Khan III.




note:
She was born Yvonne Blanche Labrousse and she was named Miss France. She met Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah, Aga Khan III in Egypt and they married on 9 October 1944 in Switzerland. The new Begum assumed the name of Om Habibeh after one of the Prophet Muhammad’s wives. When Rolls Royce sold the car they included a clause which said Aga Khan III could not sell the car. However after his death his widow used it few years and after that sold it


1960
from
March 1960
to
1962
owner: Potter | country: United States - New York

1962
from
1962
to
1963
owner: Charles Wolf | country: United States - Missouri

owner's details:
After passing through a dealer on the East Coast, the car was sold to Charles Wolf, the owner of the Hotel Mayfair and Lennox Hotels (Missouri, USA), Lennox Hotel Company.




note:
It is believed that the Mayfair and Lennox hotels used the Phantom IV to collect guests at the airport. The limited luggage capacity and complex logistics ultimately made the proposition impractical.


1963
from
May 1963
to
1969
owner: Elwood L. Hansen | country: United States - California

1969
1969
owner: Thomas W. Barrett Iii | country: United States - Arizona

owner's details:
Founder of Barrett-Jackson Auction of Scottsdale, Arizona




note:
Called "Tom"


1970
from
1970
to
1976
owner: Burton Roy Sugarman | country: United States - California

owner's details:
Called "Burt" is an American television producer best known for producing the iconic 1970s showcase for rock-n-roll groups The Midnight Special and the movie Children of a Lesser God (1986).




1976
from
1976
to
1983
owner: Thomas W. Barrett Iii | country: United States - Arizona

owner's details:
Founder of Barrett-Jackson Auction of Scottsdale, Arizona




note:
Called "Tom". Mr. Barrett re-purchased the car.


1983
1983
owner: John Duncan | country:

1986
from
1986
to
1996
owner: Unknown | country: Switzerland

1996
16th May 1996
event: Christie's - Important Collectors' Motor Cars and related Automobilia | city: Geneva | country: Switzerland

note:
Lot 104 - Estimate: 300,000 - 400,000 CHF. Price realized: 289,500 CHF (230,000 dollars)


2006
from
2006
to
2008
owner: Tom Driscoll | country: United States - Illinois

2008
from
2008
to
2012
owner: Robert D. Shaffer | country: United States - Pennsylvania

2011
20th - 21st August 2011
event: Gooding & Company - Pebble Beach | city: Carmel | country: United States - California

note:
Lot 132 - Estimate: 850,000 - 1,100,000 dollars. Not sold.


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2012
2012
owner: Tiriac Collection | country: Romania

2013
2015
16th August 2015
event: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance | city: Carmel | country: United States - California

note:
Class H2: Rolls-Royce and Bentley Postwar


driver: Ion Tiriac (Romania)

entry number: 02

results/prizes: 1st in class | Lucius Bebbe Trophy
2016
20th - 22nd May 2016
event: Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este | city: Cernobbio | country: Italy

driver: Ion Tiriac (Romania)

entry number: 26

results/prizes: 1 st in Trofeo Rolls-Royce
 
 
 

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