Classic Car News
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Currently listed on Ebay is a rather unique collection of pre war Lancia's, several of which are rare, but they are all in need of full restoration. The collection includes several Augusta and Aprilia saloons as well as one Ardea.
Mathewsons first sale of the year appears to have gone very well despite the restrictions preventing any physical inspection of the cars on offer. There were some good results and there is clearly a lot of pent up demand out there given the delays to the first sales of the year.
Brightwells first timed auction of the year kicks off this coming Saturday with the sale due to close on the 18th. The sale has some interesting cars on offer.
Historics first auction of the year which will take place on March 20th at the Ascot Racecourse will include a Mercedes 450SLC which was formally owned by Peter Sellers. The car was sold by Historics around five years ago and was then subjected to a total restoration and comes to the sale in superb order which combined with celebrity ownership should mean the car achieves a good premium.
For anyone suffering from the lack of an auction sale fix, tonight you can address that and watch part one of Mathewsons two day auction which will be filmed live. It will be particularly interesting as the public have not been able to view the cars prior to bidding.
H&H will be selling a collection of Austin Sevens at its 14th April which will be held at the Imperial War Museum Duxford. The cars were formerly owned by the property of newspaper and radio entrepreneur, Sir Ray Stanley Tindle CBE DL.
Mathewsons have taken the brave step of going ahead with their first sale of the year to be held over the 5th and 6th February. Current Covid restrictions mean that they will not be able to offer people the opportunity of viewing cars prior to bidding.
More auction delays. .
For those seeking one of the most memorable cars from the 80s sitcom era you can probably do no better than Derek Trotter's van which is due to be sold at Silverstone Auctions next sale currently due to take place on Friday 5th March. The van comes with good provenance and is believed to be one of the half a dozen or so vans used during the series.
On the other side of the pond we thought this sale is worthy of mention given the size of a one man collection of GM cars that were sold yesterday continuing today. The collection has been put together by collector, Rick Treworgy who began his collection in the 60s for his museum, Muscle Car City in Florida, but has now decided to retire and thin down his collection.
Mathewsons have taken the decision to go ahead with their first auction of the year on the 5th and 6th Feb. This will mean under current lockdown restrictions that no physical viewings will take place which will mean buyers will have to be totally reliant on photographs and descriptions provided.
Sean Connery's BMW 635CSI is currently available via the online auctioneer The Market. The car was bought in Spain by Sean Connery in 1989 and he kept it for the next ten years.
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