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Rolls-Royce Silver Spur (St. James)
with Hooper conversion



 

Contents of this page
1. General information about this car
2. Photos to introduce the car; if available
3. Copies of documentation, such as specifications and details of the Hooper conversion; if available
4. Photos from the internet, Facebook and other sources; if available



VIN

SCAZN42A5ECX09011

 

Colour exterior

Acrylic Georgian silver over Ocean blue

Model year

1984

 

Colour interior

Light blue Luxor leather piped Grey Luxor; Grey Headliner; Mountain Blue carpets bound with Grey Luxor leather

First owner

Mr. Angelo Markoulis, Atherton, California, U.S.A.

 

Registrations

-

Factory features

-

Hooper conversion

Colour-keyed front and rear bumpers
Stainless steel sills
Special Hella air horns
Small rear window
Special centre console, fully veneered on top to run from dash to rear parcel shelf; console to incluede fixed arm rest in rear
Asprey silver vanity unit in rear arm rest
All door cappings, centre section of doors and ash tray surrounds veneered
Wood veneer picnic tables and cocktail cabinets
Leather covered steering wheel
Special lockable strong box with hidden lock
Special hi-fi system, supplied by owner (Alpine 7146 AM/FM Stereo Cassette player - Alpine 3015 Equalizer - Alphasonik Autosub AS-2001)
TV, video and telephone unit, supplied by owner (Panasonic Video/TV display, Magnavox VCR Unit)
Oversize sterling silver Flying Lady
Power rear sunroof
"Hooper" and "St James" badges on the boot lid

Further remarks

Ebay, May 2015: "When Angelo Markoulis (1926-2012) decided in late 1983 to reward himself for his extensive business achievements, he decided a specially constructed 1984 Rolls Royce Silver Spur "Hooper St James" edition was the perfect choice. He visited Spencer Pressler at the Cerrito Motor Coach Limited RR dealership in San Jose, CA and together they generated order number RXL 8240. Rolls-Royce formally acknowledged the order on October 17, 1983 and set in motion the creation of a very special "one-off" Silver Spur.
The fabled Hooper and Company Coachbuilders Ltd had become an in-house unit for special projects. The "St. James" edition was a tribute to their former premises established circa 1896 on St. James Street in London. Constructing this extraordinary Silver Spur required the better part of a year and the car was ultimately delivered to Mr. Markoulis on September 9, 1984. He drove the car sparingly over the first few years and the last repair order copy in the file dated April 27, 1987 notes just 1,335 miles covered. At this time the car was essentially put to sleep in the family estate's garage."















3. Copies of documentation


Documents of the donor car











Hooper documents




4. Photos from the internet, Facebook and other sources


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