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is on his workbench waiting to be installed. Those cars were both built in the Springfield plant after RollsRoyce realized it was more costeffective to make cars in America than in England, plus the buyers didn’t have to pay the import taxes on foreign-made luxury goods. The company built 3,000 Silver Ghost and Phantom models in the 1920s before the Great Depression shut down their local market. Cullen’s collection of Rolls-Royce memorabilia extends from his garage to his office, where the bookshelves are lined with volume after volume of Rolls-Royce literature, from technical manuals to photo and art books. A painting of a Silver Ghost is a dominate image in his

’24, and that intensified his interest in vintage Rolls-Royces and their history. In his four-bay garage, the restored #2380 is f lanked by the chassis of two other Rolls in various stages of repair. The engine of one has been sent to England for a rebuild, and the engine of the other

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