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The Maharana used the Roller for Tiger hunting expeditions.<br />
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The Rolls from Rajputana... this regal Rolls-Royce formerly owned by an Indian Maharana who was at odds with George V has emerged for a whopping £400,000. <br />
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The Silver Ghost was special ordered in 1914 by His Highness the Maharana Sir Fateh Singh Bahadur of Udaipur - a longtime ruler of a princely state in the British Raj.  <br />
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While clearly a fan of British engineering Fateh Singh Bahadur riled the sovereign when he refused to welcome Edward, Prince of Wales, later Edward VIII, to India in 1921. <br />
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The vintage motor will be sold by Bonhams auctioneer at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex on June 30.