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Barker Rolls-Royce 20HP Limousine 1928
Barker Rolls-Royce 20HP Limousine 1928
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The 20HP Rolls-Royce, sometimes called the "Baby Rolls", was introduced in October 1922. Distinguished from its older and larger Silver Ghost sibling by a monoblock engine with overhead valves, it also had a detachable cylinder head and coil-and-battery ignition. Initially built with a three-speed centre-change gearbox, it was modified for the more conventional four-speed with right-hand shift in 1925. Although smaller and less expensive than the Ghost and Phantom models, the Twenty received coachwork from many of the bespoke coachbuilders. A good many of these came from Barker, of which this Limousine body is one of the many variations offered.



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