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Bonhams at Beaulieu Autojumble 13th Sept 2003 - Review and results

Bonhams must be pleased with the high level of lots sold at their recent Beaulieu Autojumble Sale. Only 10 of the 58 car or motorcycle lots did not sell and two of the highlighted cars, the 1957 Aston DB2/4 and the Brighton Run-eligible 1896 Whitney Two-Cylinder Steam Runabout, both sold well, the latter for £42,200 including premium.

The Aston, described as in very ‘original’ condition but said to run well, with just 33,178 miles on the clock, sold for £15,525. Also on the Aston front a 1977 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Saloon went for £23,000 and a 1982 Aston Martin V8 Saloon just £10,120.

Many pre-war cars were included in the sale, as befits the venue and occasion, some highlights being a 1936 Rolls-Royce 20/25hp Four Door Saloon Coachwork by Windovers £25,875, a 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom II 40/50hp Sedanca de Ville Coachwork by Barker £32,775 and a 1926/7 Bentley 3/4 1/2-litre Chassis for £17,250. The 1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost Chassis did not sell.

Bonhams next Motor Car sale is on 12th November at Harrogate, with their ‘highlight’, Christmas events being at London Olympia on 1st December and at Gstaad on 19th December for Bonhams Europe’s celebrated Ferrari Motorcars, Automobilia and Wristwatch Sale.

Results in £stg including buyer's premium -

1978 BMW R60/71840
1969 Velocette 192cc LE MkIII713
1956 James 197cc Captain782
1941 Rudge Autocycle517.5
1949 Francis-Barnett Powerbike Autocycle437
1950 James Superlux Autocycle575
1975 BMW R75/61322.5
1969 BMW 594cc R69S3450
1952 Triumph 650cc ThunderbirdNot Sold
1947 BSA-Watsonian B33 500cc Trials Motorcycle Combination2587.5
1949 Vincent 499cc Comet5175
1982 Aston Martin V8 Saloon10120
1968 Vauxhall Viva GT Saloon2530
1960 Riley 1.5 Saloon1610
1954 Freeman Clansman CaravanNot Sold
Teal Bugatti Replica T59 16675
1960 Austin Seven Mini Van2875
1963 Morris Oxford Series VI Saloon1610
1955 BMA 1 1/2hp Electric Hazelcar1495
1953 Triumph Mayflower Saloon690
1932 Austin 7 Swallow Sports Two Seater5635
1913 Newton Bennett 12hp Five Seat Tourer27025
1936 Rolls-Royce 20/25hp Four Door Saloon Coachwork by Windovers25875
1935 Bentley 3 1/2 Litre Two-Door Coupe Coachwork by Barker21850
1978 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II Four-Door Saloon5750
1980 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Convertible8050
1937 Lancia Aprilia Four Door Saloon4945
1937 Austin Seven Ruby Saloon3910
1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom II 40/50hp Sedanca de Ville Coachwork by Barker32775
1939 Delage D6-75 Sports Saloon Coachwork by Henri ChapronNot Sold
1985 Ferrari 308GTS QvNot Sold
1977 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Saloon23000
1938 Austin 7hp ‘Pearl’ Cabriolet4370
1920 Leyland ‘Braidwood’ Fire EngineNot Sold
1937 Wolseley Super Six 25 Series III Drophead Coupé28750
1909 Rover11960
1927 Jowett 7hp Long Four Tourer7360
1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost ChassisNot Sold
1955 Austin Healey 100/4 BN116100
1963 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III Four Door Saloon20700
1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Convertible13225
1964 Daimler 2 1/2-litre V8 Four Door Saloon1725
1940 Rolls-Royce 25/30hp Wraith Sports Saloon Coachwork by H.J. Mulliner27600
1957 Aston Martin DB2/4 MkII Saloon 15525
1937/8 Buick SedanNot Sold
1920 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost ChassisNot Sold
1926/7 Bentley 3/4 1/2-litre Chassis17250
1896 Whitney Two-Cylinder Steam Runabout VCC Dating Certificate no. 154142200
1932 Rolls-Royce 20/25hp Limousine Coachwork by Thrupp & Maberly12650
1957 Austin-Healey 100/6 Two-Seat Sports Roadster10925
1994 Rover Mini '35' Limited Edition Radford Saloon5635
1971 Jensen Interceptor II Saloon5060
1935 Bentley 31/2-Litre Tourer Coachwork by J C PitneyNot Sold
1967 Jaguar 3.4-litre S-Type Four Door Saloon8308.75
1926 Ford TT Charabanc8280
1927 Overland WhippetNot Sold
1996 Mercedes-Benz S420L Saloon13800

Text - Steve Wakefield