• Short Summary

    A party of 160 American visitors to London - all members of the American Rolls-Royce Owners Club - drove from Battersea Park, London, to Bolney, Sussex, May 1, in vintage Rolls-Royce cars.

  • Description

    A party of 160 American visitors to London - all members of the American Rolls-Royce Owners Club - drove from Battersea Park, London, to Bolney, Sussex, May 1, in vintage Rolls-Royce cars. They were on their way to a luncheon given by the Rolls-Royce company, at the home of Stanley Sears President of the "20-Ghost Club" composed entirely of Rolls-Royce "Silver Ghost" owners, manufactured between 1907 and 1925.

    Leading the procession was a 1907 "Silver Ghost" (No.4) followed by "New Phantoms", "Phantoms" and "Wraiths, all driven by proud members of various Rolls-Royce Owner Clubs.

    First to arrive at Bolney was a 1910 (No.2) "Silver Ghost". Soon the American Visitors were taking a good look at some of the vintage cars exhibited by Stanley Sears and the Rolls-Royce company."The showpiece of the exhibition was a 1905 model. Some of the cars were not taken out of their garages as it was raining too hard.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA793AMBXNESBMWPH7DMV5H0YKL
    Media URN:
    VLVA793AMBXNESBMWPH7DMV5H0YKL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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