It does seem to create a lot of grief for some people.
I was settling into the old wingback browsing through the August 2017 edition of the MG Enthusiast and started reading a wonderful article called Wire Wheels.
He tells a wonderful story about Dunlop wheels and its competitors Dayton and Borrani which are still around today.
Oliver mentions the two common hub sizes: 42mm for most cars and 52mm mainly used for Jags and of course Rolls Royce used lots of other sizes.
Either that or he had been looked after rather well by BMC.