India maharaja's tiger hunting Rolls may fetch $1 million

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By James Pomfret NEW DELHI, July 26 (Reuters Life!) - Auction house Bonhams will put under the hammer a rare Rolls Royce Phantom modified for tiger hunting by an Indian maharaja during the days of the British Raj, featuring a mounted machine gun and a cannon, that may fetch up to $1 million. The custom-made 1925 Rolls Royce was originally commissioned by Umed Singh II, the maharaja of Kotah in the 1920s at a time when tiger hunting was hugely popular in India. The flaming red vehicle, ...

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