The Roycean no.4 2013 140 pages

Before we start …

More photographs and historical byways since publication of the last issue

Royce’s sesquicentenary by David Neely
We offer a short appreciation to mark 150 years since his birth and 80 years since his death in 1933

Rolls-Royce and the Alpine Trials of 1912-14 by Tim Forrest
When James Radley failed to complete the 1912 Alpine Trial in his Silver Ghost, Rolls-Royce sought to avenge this loss. With meticulous preparation their successes in 1913 at the Alpine, and the Spanish GP, was the result

James Radley – aeronaut, coachbuilder, adventurer by Tom Clarke
A closer look at the career of someone whose brief association with Rolls-Royce proved so significant to its reputation

Colour section, 8 pages

Fit for a General – Montgomery’s Rolls-Royces in war by Tom Clarke
Field-Marshal Montgomery’s cars gained special prominence after D-Day and this is their story as mainly seen by the lead car, Wraith WHC43

Going to the country – Harold Radford’s ‘Countryman’ for the Silver Cloud and Bentley S series by Davide Bassoli
Attention to detail was Radford’s hallmark, whether for interior creature comforts or special exterior fittings to make a car suitable for sporting activities and the like. The ‘Countryman’, and his adaptations of Silver Clouds and Bentleys, are now highly sought after

Designing for Radford – George Moseley at
Seary & McReady by Will Morrison
The co-editor unveils a fascinating archive
showing how Radford evolved the special
bodies his company sold in the 1950s. George
Moseley went on to greatness at H. J. Mulliner
& Co.


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