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Rolls Royce Spirit Of Ecstasy Mascot. Nickel Alloy. Silver Dawn / Silver Wraith. For Sale

Rolls Royce Spirit Of Ecstasy Mascot. Nickel Alloy. Silver Dawn / Silver Wraith.


 

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  1950's : ROLLS-ROYCE KNEELING SPIRIT OF ECSTASY MASCOT : SOLID BRIGHT NICKEL ALLOY :  1950's FACTORY PRODUCTION                                    

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1950's : ROLLS-ROYCE KNEELING SPIRIT OF ECSTASY MASCOT : SOLID BRIGHT NICKEL ALLOY :  1950's FACTORY PRODUCTION. Suitable for Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn and Silver Wraith until 1955.

The Kneeling Lady was an  optional mascot available for late Rolls-Royce 20/25 h.p., 25/30 h.p., 25/30 h.p. "Wraith", Phantom 'II', Phantom 'II'  Continental and Phantom 'III' cars.  Similar mascots were then fitted as standard equipment to the post-war Silver Dawn,   Silver Wraith and Phantom 'IV' until 1955.

 This Charles Sykes design was first registered for use by Rolls-Royce on the 26th. January 1934 and on the earlier mascots this date was stamped on the base.  It is not, necessarily, the date the mascot was produced.

 The dated pieces also bore a signature of C. Sykes, although there is little doubt that he, personally, signed very few of these kneeling lady mascots, having transferred mascot production to his daughter, Josephine Sykes, back in circa 1928.

  Some late pre-War and all the post-War mascots did not have the date stamp and were not signed, as is the case with this mascot.

Also, these later post-War kneeling lady mascots issued by the factory did not have the U.K. Trade Mark and U.S. Patent Office inscriptions under the wings either.

Factory mascots made during this later post-War era varied slightly in their metallic content, as the manufacturing process included the use of special alloys, many of which were the residual unused metals resulting from metallurgic developments for aero engine blades. Other mascots made in later years were constructed from nimonic steel, and these were not chromium plated, as is often incorrectly claimed. This resulted in producing mascots that were very resistant to the outside elements.

This is a factory piece that has been on my own 1951 Silver Dawn (see image of the car outside my house), but I have replaced it with a personal mascot.   It is not a modern fake, just a late factory issue.

  It is in excellent undamaged condition, apart from a minor surface abrasion on the left side of the base.  The mounting stud obviously has some surface age because it has been fitted on my car for years.  The thin casting lines that can be seen on the images are quite normal on this type of mascot.   No disrepect to R-R, but they were made as a car part, not a unique work of art!!

THE WOODEN BASE IS NOT SOLD WITH THE MASCOT - IT IS USED FOR IMAGES.

( AFTER REQUIRED OPENING offer)

Best sniping  This lot is part of a very large automobile memorabilia collection clearance, which I hope to conduct over  the coming months. Please view all the items as they are listed by clicking ~ View seller's other items

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CUSTOMS DECLARATIONS:~ Goods sold to countries requiring a Customs  & Excise declaration will have the CN22 form completed accurately. The nature of the goods and the U.K. offer purchase price  will be shown. I will not falsify Customs & Excise declarations - so please do not ask. 

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Terms and ConditionsPlease Read Carefully Before offerding

Please do not send payment until you have received my End of Sale invoice because it will  include your own individual shipping charge options. These charges can then be included with your payment, whether you use  PayPal, or my other payment facilities, as shown ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE IN U.K. GBP£STERLING:- PAYMENT CAN BE MADE BY 'PAYPAL' - U.K. CHEQUE - U.K BANK DRAFT - U.K. POSTAL ORDERS 

ALL CHEQUES MUST BE DRAWN ON AN ACCOUNT SHOWING A U.K. BANK SORT CODE AND MUST  BE IN GBP£ ONLY. PLEASE ALLOW SEVEN DAYS FOR CLEARANCE OF PERSONAL OR COMPANY CHEQUES.   IF YOU WISH TO PAY  BY ANY OTHER METHOD, PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE offerDING

  SHIPPING FACILITIES : /PAYPAL POLICY ON NON-RECEIPT OF GOODS

  All U.K. inland, and overseas, shipping will be charged at cost - plus up to £1.50 for  protective packing materials.

THE PACKING MATERIALS CHARGE IS INCLUDED IN THE SHIPPING  PRICES QUOTED.

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  /PAYPAL POLICIES INSIST ON A TRACKING NUMBER FOR SELLER'S PROTECTION IN THE EVENT OF  MISSING GOODS. TRACKING NUMBERS ARE ONLY ISSUED WITH "SIGNED FOR" SHIPPING.

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THIS IS A ROYAL MAIL FIXED CHARGE - IT IS NOT PART OF MY SHIPPING CHARGES - SO IF YOU  OBJECT TO THE COST, PLEASE INFORM /PAYPAL, BECAUSE THEY WILL NOT ACCEPT JUST THE ROYAL MAIL "PROOF OF POSTAGE" AS PART OF  A CLAIM - IT HAS TO BE SIGNED FOR SHIPPING.

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