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1933 Rolls-Royce 20/25HP 'Woodie' Shooting Brake

This 1933 Rolls-Royce 20/25, serial No. GRW34 started life as a sedan bodied by Corsica Coachworks of North London. Because of the quality and value of a Rolls-Royce—especially in the prewar decades—many owners chose to rebody their cars following years of use, giving new life and an updated look to a perfectly serviceable chassis and drivetrain. A few owners decided to order shooting-brake coachwork for its utility on a grand estate or take the family on excursions into the countryside. This is precisely what happened to GRW34 following World War II, given its new body style from Jersey Coachbuilders in the Channel Islands.

By the 1950s, it was purchased from Rolls-Royce in London by Mr. and Mrs. Logan Lewis of Macon, Ga., and stayed with the family for nearly half a century. The Lewis family owned a few significant cars, including a Jaguar SS100 and a Maserati by Juan Manuel Fangio.