CARSMART: 1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

UPHOLDING royal history, this 1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow previously belonged to opera singer Dame Joan Hilda Hood Hammond according to current owner Keith Welsby. 

Mr Welsby said Ms Hammond received the Order of St Michael and St George the same year the car was manufactured. 

“The order’s motto is ‘auspicium melioris aevi’ – token of better age,” he said. 

“Perhaps this was in mind when the brand-new Rolls-Royce took up


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