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Classic Cars in Rhodesia



Make Rolls-Royce
History          
Year 1914
Model Silver Ghost
Chassis No. 31BD
Engine No.
Coachbuilder
Body Style Tourer (current)
Colours Built in the UK
           
Registration Numbers 18-609-B/RHO
References Pic Lorraine Coates
 
Silver
                      Ghost
 


Make Rolls-Royce
History          
Year 1924

Shipped to Bombay per SS "Domala" on 15 MArch 1924, for T. Ross Ind. Later owned by Mrs. N.E. Tremearne. Fitted in 1933 with a shooting brake body for Lady Cowdrey. The car went to Umtali, Southern Rhodesia in about 1946.

Model 20 h.p.
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder
Body Style Shooting brake
Colours Green & black
           
Registration Numbers U-3322/SRH, 22-111-H/RHO
References Viv Westbury (shows car in Johannesburg in the 1980s and then in 1965 at the Jamaica Inn, Rhodesia)
 
20hpJamaica Inn
                      9165
 


Make Rolls-Royce
History          
Year 1933
Delivered to Capt. C.H. Waring. Acquired by Roger Black in the UK in 1964 and imported into Rhodesia in 1965. The car was originally a Park Ward Saloon, Colin rebodied the car as a tourer in Rhodesia. Colin later took the car to South Africa and then America.
Model 20/25hp
Chassis No. GGA26
Engine No.
Coachbuilder
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers AXF 622, RUA-9451/RHO
References Photo Roger Bull
 
RR 2025

 

Make Rolls-Royce
History          
Year 1934
Originally a Barker 4d4l Landaulette this car was owned by John Jeeves in Kenya and later Rhodesia where a new body was fitted. 
Model Phantom II
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder
Body Style
Colours Maroon
           
Registration Numbers 275-971-S/RHO References Viv Westbury
 
P2
 

Make Rolls-Royce
History          
Year 1936
In Northern Rhodesia from around 1955, later noted in Southern Rhodesia. Acquired by Barry Knight of Bulawayo in 2012
Model 25/30hp
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers 555-973-S
References Photos Bruce Beckley
 
R-RR-R
 


Make Rolls-Royce
History          
Year 1970s  Imported into Rhodesia in 1980, sold to a Tobacco farmer around 1983.
Model Silver Shadow
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder Rolls-Royce
Body Style Sedan
Colours Blue
           
Registration Numbers PHT 715 R, 360-923-G/RHO
References Duncan Taylor
 
RRSSRRSS

 

Make Rolls-Royce
History          
Year 1975
Owned by John Jones of Harare in 2010
Model Silver Shadow
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder Rolls-Royce
Body Style Sedan
Colours Blue
           
Registration Numbers 498-931-Q/ZIM
References
 
RRSSSilver Shadow

 

Make Rolls-Royce
History          
Year
ex Malcolm Uys later J Evans
Model Silver Spirit
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder
Body Style
Colours Blue
           
Registration Numbers AAI-7329/ZIM
References
 
RRSSRRSSP

 

Make Rolls-Royce
History          
Year
Owned by Classique Car Hire of Harare, recent import to Zimbabwe
Model Silver Spirit
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers ACG-3783/ZIM
References
 
Silver
                      SpiritSilver Sprit

 

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