What do Sir Michael Caine, Sir Barry Gibb and 50s/60s popular pianist Russ Conway have in common? ….All owned cars that are now coming to sale at Historics on Saturday, 22nd September….
That two of the cars are Rolls-Royces is evidence – should any be required – of the prestige of the marque in the 60's and 70's, that endures today.
The jet black 1968 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Convertible that was owned by Sir Michael Caine at first registration contrasts well with the cream coachwork of the 1976 Silver Shadow saloon that was owned by Russ Conway early in its life.
Rolls-Royce Motors formed Mulliner Park Ward by the 1961 merger of two Rolls-Royce subsidiaries: Park Ward of Willesden, London, a Rolls-Royce... more info
When the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow was released to the public in October 1965, the development departments were showing the result of work carried... more info
Completing the celebrity trio is a fine example of a much sought after Mercedes-Benz 280TE Estate owned by Sir Barry Gibb. Such was the evident satisfaction in this motor car that it remained in the Gibb family for 20 years . It is one of no less than 17 very varied Mercedes Benz models coming to sale.