1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II

Lot: 142

Sold for (£): 19,425
Offered for sale is a 6.75L 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II automatic. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 117 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

One Registered Keeper and indicating just 56,000 miles...


  • Stunning Georgian Silver paintwork with a dark blue Everflex roof. Privacy glass
  • Superb Grey leather interior. Navy Blue roll top. Rare factory Piano Black Ebony facia
  • Running on Avon Whitewalls. Brakes overhauled recently. Pads all round. Front discs skimmed
  • Comprehensive History File. 39 years of invoices from Jack Barclay and R-R specialists
  • Fresh MOT. New Battery. Three Keys. You would have to go a very long way to find a better example 


Lot Details

Registration: EUL 9V RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1979 Engine size: 6.75L
Make: Rolls-Royce Odometer reading (miles): 56000
Model: Silver Shadow II MOT expiry: 2020-02-27
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: SRH0039461

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 117 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Stunning Georgian Silver paintwork with a dark blue Everflex roof. Privacy glass


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Original interior replaced with Grey Leather. Pictures of the car with its original Dark Blue Parkertex Savoy Velour interior are included. This is mint and bubble wrapped in store should the purchaser wish to return the car to original. (It is my intention to include this in the sale). We have also replaced all speakers and in addition, added a retro Bluetooth MP3 player.

SALE ROOM NOTICE - The original interior also accompanies the car and can be collected from Cheshire by the succesful bidder. 


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Starts on the button. Pulls well, idles well. Did manage to balance a 50 pence piece on the engine.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Smooth changes. Kicks down when required.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Running on Avon Whitewalls. Brakes overhauled recently. Pads all round. Front discs skimmed. Accumulator replaced with a new unit from Flying Spares. Hydraulics hold well over 50 pumps before illuminating Brake Pressure warning lights


Minor: Major:


All electrical systems currently working as intended. Headlights upgraded so you can actually see where you are going. It's also just had a brand new battery.

Vehicle History


Supplied new from Jack Barclay from the Mayfair showroom on 8th January 1980 at a cost new of £40,751.84. Comprehensive history file covering from delivery until the present day. There is no Service Book but all hard-copy invoices are on file from Jack Barclay and more recently, established Rolls-Royce specialists. The extensive file will be available to view at the auction.  Amusingly there is a bill of £1,400 from the early 80s to recover the car from the owner's Villa in the South of France as it wouldn't start !! 3 Keys with the car.


About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history