eBay Find of the Day: Andy Warhol's 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
According the seller, Warhol never had a driver's license, but he still wanted to own a luxurious car. It's claimed that he occasionally had his famous friends, including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, chauffeur him around in the Rolls. Following Warhol's death in 1987, the car was auctioned for $77,000, and since then it has only been sold to one additional owner.
The Rolls is painted Walnut and Mason's Black, which appears closer to a shade of brown in these photos, with a black leather interior. The engine is the company's' popular 6.75-liter V8 with a three-speed automatic transmission, and there are just 56,000 miles on this luxurious classic. The seller is including copies of original purchase order from Rolls-Royce and the title to Warhol Enterprises to prove the famous artist's ownership of the car, plus all of its service records.
For a Rolls-Royce with as much history as this car claims to possess, it doesn't seem to be inspiring much bidding. As of this writing, there are no bids with the price at $89,000. Too bad Warhol didn't paint it in a similar colorful style as the BMW. Maybe that would make it more popular...
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