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Attempting to decipher price trends in classic cars at present is very difficult, but with many marques the trends at present are clearly in a downward direction. One clear example last week was the £7,480 paid for an Austin Seven Top Hat at the Brightwells auction in Leominster.
How about adding to your collection a Triumph TR4 Police car to be sold at no reserve at H&H. The next H&H sale at their usual sale venue in Buxton is shaping up to be quite an interesting one with what appears to be a collection of cars being sold at no reserve.
This weekend brings the Goodwood Festival of Speed, 4th to the 7th July. The Festival of Speed is the largest motoring garden party in the world – a unique summer weekend that brings together an impossibly heady mix of cars, stars and motor sport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event in the world.
Coys are never good at publishing their results, it can take months so here is a list of the main automobilia sale result hammer prices which you will have to add the 15% commission to:Lot 1 - £500Lot 2 - £2,000Lot 3 - £900Lot 4 - £600Lot 5 - £200Lot 6 - £1. 000Lot 7 - £300Lot 8 - £800Lot 9 - £7000Lot 10 - £500Lot 11 - £300Lot 12 - £700Lot 13 - £1,700Lot 14 - £300Lot 15 - £300Lot 16 - £400Lot 17 - £1000Lot 18 - £500Lot 19 - £500Lot 20 - £400Lot 21 - £100Lot 22 - £150Lot 23 - £200Lot 24 - £800Lot 25 - £200Lot 26 - £250Lot 27 - £300Lot 28 - £300Lot 29 - £300Lot 30 - £400Lot 31 - £250Lot 32 - £350Lot 33 - £400Lot 34 - £900Lot 35 - £350Lot 36 - £600Lot 37 - £500Lot 38 - £250Lot 39 - £200Lot 40 - £500Lot 41 - £700Lot 42 - £300Lot 42 - £400Lot 43 - £400Lot 44 - £250Lot 45 - £50Lot 46 - £500Lot 47 - £500Lot 48 - £550Lot 49 - £800Lot 50 - £600Lot 51 - £300Lot 52 - £500Lot 53 - £250Lot 54 - £400Lot 55 - £350Lot 56 - £300Lot 57 - £250Lot 58 - £300Lot 59 - £1,500Lot 60 - £300Lot 61 - £1,000Lot 62 - £400Lot 63 - £600Lot 64 - £900Lot 65 - £650Lot 66 - £650Lot 67 - £400Lot 68 - £300Lot 69 - £300Lot 70 - £500Lot 71 - £450Lot 72 - £750Lot 73 - £500Lot 74 - £300Lot 75 - £400Lot 76 - £500Lot 77 - £500Lot 78 - £300Lot 79 - £400Lot 80 - £150Lot 81 - £200Lot 82 - £350Lot 83 - £250Lot 84 - £200Lot 85 - £850 Lot 86 - £150Lot 87 - £250Lot 88 - £200Lot 89 - £500Lot 90 - £1050Lot 91 - £600Lot 92 - £340Lot 93 - £550Lot 94 - £1100Lot 95 - £800Lot 96 - £160Lot 97 - £450Lot 98 - £80Lot 99 - £180Lot 119 - £70Lot 120 - £4000Lot 121 - £500Lot 122 - £350Lot 123 - £150Lot 124 - £80Lot 126 - £1000Lot 143 - £1000Lot 157 - £2500.
It never ceases to amaze us how many low mileage classics that have survived in near new condition. If you are seeking a budget low mileage classic then the 2,000 mile Triumph Toledo which is coming up for sale at DT Matthewson on the 6th July is worth a look.
When did you last see one of these? The answer is probably never, but you will have the opportunity to do so at Hobbs Parker's auction on the 12th July 2019. Hobbs Parker are yet to give full details and we shall certainly be keeping a close eye on this lot given the rarity factor.
Coys have quite a significant collections of enamel signs and other petroliana on sale this coming Saturday at their Blenheim Palace sale. All of which is no reserve! A quick search within our automobilia section will give you a good idea of what some of the items on sale are actually worth and most are worth significantly more than the quoted estimates! If you are after a bargain this is the sale to be at this weekend and if you can't make it there is a facility to bid online.
The Brooklands Double 12 meeting took place over the last weekend and we couldn't resist a chance to see some excellent cars attempt the hill among lots of other attractions and fun going on throughout the day. Our favourite bit has to be seeing the Napier Railton being fired up and given some exercise in front of the crowds!.
Richard Edmonds sale results are now online for petroliana. The sale appears to have gone well although there are a good number of no sales which is a little unusual for these sale.
ACA have their next mammoth sale this coming Saturday with lots to interest most budgets. Our choice is a very nice Triumph Herald with just 33,000 miles on the clock.
We mentioned recently the AC Greyhound that was to be sold at Brightwells last sale. As expected the car made a record sum being one of just six AC powered cars.
Richard Edmonds hold their next sale over three days this week, Thursday through to Friday with day one covering parts, books and other collectibles, whilst Friday is Petroliana and Saturday brings bikes and cars. Richard Edmonds are the main UK specialists for automobilia and you are always going to find interesting items for sale.
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