SC Supplement.indd - Sir Henry Royce Foundation

SC Supplement.indd - Sir Henry Royce Foundation

The Boom Years of the 1920s

A further view of 1921 Silver Ghost

38MG by Smith & Waddington

showing more detail such as dashboard,

rear screen, and luggage

rack. Milton Kent photograph.

(Courtesy of John Dunn via David


A 1920s Silver Ghost with modified

body, possibly chassis 85AG. (Daily

Telegraph 25 Mar. 1937 p.20, courtesy

of the Mitchell Library)

1921 Silver Ghost 179MG as a

farm vehicle and still wearing the

remains of its second body, photographed

late 1946 or early 1947.

Note the distinctive style of the

windscreen as used by Supreme

(see 1332 and 20HG). The accompanying

car is 1920 Silver Ghost

3PP Barker tourer. (Courtesy of

Gavin Sandford-Morgan)

Supplement March 2010 - Rolls-Royce and Bentley in the Sunburnt Country

Chapter 2

143AG p.96. After ‘Groves’s car’ add ‘. Hard top removed,

period style wings reinstated’.

9LG p.96. Delete note on reg’n VIC-159-601, see 20 h.p.

GYL29 instead.

24LG p.96-97. See under 1334 for information about O. G. S.

Lane. It is possible the Fisher body was ex Buick.

179MG p.99. After ‘Oct. 1925;’ add ‘rebodied mid 1930s as a

saloon, believed by Supreme; used on farm near Naracoorte,

S.A., with rear of body removed, for superphosphate spreading

reg’d SA-176-377; found near Naracoorte ca 1945 by

Ben Tillett, bought by Alfred Hughes, ‘Nockatunga Station’,

on S.A./Qld/N.S.W. border;’.

62JG p.100. Change ‘McLaurin’ to ‘Prof. E. C. B.


76JG p.100. Add new owner ‘; Max Houston, N.S.W., 1998’.


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