The Roycean no.6 2015 148 pages

Before we start …
More intriguing photographs and historical byways since publication of the last

Just a cottage – Henry Royce in Knutsford by Tom Clarke
One building stands out in Royce’s life, the house he built in Knutsford in 1898.
Not quite a shrine but it remains symbolic of his eventual success, the place
where his early cars would have been a large part of his free time at home

C. S. Rolls’s semi-detached partner – Walter G. Windham and his
detachable coachwork by Will Morrison
Capt. Walter G. Windham was a motor and aeronautical pioneer, and he was also
briefly Rolls’s partner in C. S. Rolls & Co. He developed a system for detachable
bodies that were fashionable amongst some buyers, especially for larger chassis

A lost Etonian – 3-cylinder 23924 by Tom Clarke
The odd man out, the 15 h.p. 3-cylinder of 1905-06, was made in small
numbers. But one of them soldiered on to give twenty years of service and
left an intriguing trail of paperwork behind

Colour section - 18 pages
Even more colour pages this year, showing rarely-seen images, this time a
transatlantic theme with a 1922 Rolls-Royce of America Inc. brochure balanced
by a 1926 from Thrupp & Maberly, and a 1927-28 from Hooper

Typical Rolls-Royce owner? – Myles Morrison and GPG70,
1946-1974 by Will Morrison
The Roycean’s joint-editor describes his uncle’s custodianship of one of the
family’s Rolls-Royce cars described in our last issue

French interiors – Kellner coachwork from the inside
Almost always more fashionable, and more stylish, French coachwork was
just as interesting inside as out. We are lucky to be able to bring to light some
wonderful interiors on a variety of makes, too good not to share

Unclaimed baggage – the story of Phantom
II 47GY by Bryan K. Goodman
When the author bought a stored Amilcar in
London he ended up pursuing its Phantom II
stablemate in Switzerland. Fifty-nine years
later, with the help of the internet, the owner’s
family was found and the story brought full


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