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1954 Rolls-Royce Convertible’s First Owner Had Unique Career

A 1954 Rolls-Royce Cabriolet is on display at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, CA.

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Screen Shot 2016-07-19 at 8.31.17 AMA 1954 Rolls-Royce Cabriolet is on display at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, CA.

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From David Krumboltz’s article on The Mercury News website:

If you are interested in fancy cars, it would be hard to find a better place to visit than the Blackhawk Museum in Danville.

The museum always has about 55 to 60 of its 180 or so very unusual cars on display. The vehicles are rotated frequently, so multiple stops let visitors view other classics from three private collections. One of the museum’s popular events is free Cars and Coffee on the first Sunday of each month from 8 to 10 a.m. with up to 800 cars displayed. Also, the third floor of the museum displays a very interesting and informative history of the early West.

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The car featured today is unique. According to the museum’s executive director, Tim McGrane, the Silver Wraith series was the last Rolls-Royce model sold in chassis-only form. Meaning Rolls-Royce built all the running gear, including a redesigned six-cylinder engine and the distinctive grille, then it was shipped to a specialist coachbuilder. “Rolls-Royce,” McGrane said, “never stated the horsepower of their cars, only that it was sufficient.”

Click HERE to read the entire article about the 1954 Rolls-Royce Cabriolet on The Mercury News website.

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