Bonhams' £21.7m Goodwood Festival sale includes £11.1m for the Daniels Collection

INCLUDES FULL RESULTS. June 29, 2012: On the Friday of this year’s Goodwood Festival, Bond Street auction house Bonhams sold the Daniels Collection cars, bikes and rare spare parts for £11.1m. The highlight was the famous ex-Birkin Bentley single-seater achieving £5,041,500.

In total, the Festival auction grossed £21,720,990.

Other big-selling cars collected by one of the world’s most famous horologists included the ex-Works, Le Mans 24 Hours, Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin/Earl Howe 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 Spyder which achieved £2,689,500, and the ‘ex-Taylor Woodrow’ 1954 Bentley R-Type Continental 'Fastback' that sold for a very impressive £628,700.

A Bentley 4½ Litre engine in Daniels’ possession went for a stunning £59,740.

Bonhams' £21.7m Goodwood Festival sale includes £11.1m for the Daniels Collection
Bonhams' £21.7m Goodwood Festival sale includes £11.1m for the Daniels CollectionBonhams' £21.7m Goodwood Festival sale includes £11.1m for the Daniels Collection

Full report to follow.

Daniels Collection - Results:
 

Lot No. Motor Car Price (£Stg)
201 1951 Sunbeam 487cc S7 De Luxe 10,580
202 'Floretta' – the Ex-works, 1908 Itala Grand Prix Car 1,737,500
203 1952 Sunbeam 487cc S7 11,500
204 The Ex-Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin, Hon. Dorothy Paget-owned 1929-31 4½-Litre Supercharged 'Blower' Bentley Single-Seater 5,041,500
205 1974 Jaguar E-Type Series III V12 Roadster 31,050
206 The Ex-Works Le Mans 24-Hour race, Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin/Earl Howe 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 Spyder 2,689,500
207 The Ex-Maharajah of Bhavnagar,1929 Bentley 4½-Litre Four-Seat Tourer 471,900
207A A 4 ½ Litre Bentley rear axle differential, 12,650
207B A Bentley gear box, D type, 14,950
207C A 4 ½ Litre Bentley rear axle differential, 11,500
207D A Bentley 4 ½ Litre front axle, 13,800
207E A Bentley 4 ½ Litre engine, 59,740
208 1954 Bentley R-Type Continental 'Fastback' 628,700
209 1907 Daimler Type TP 45 10.6-litre Four-Seat Tourer 359,900

 


Photos: Bonhams