Auctions

  • ORIGINAL SPIRIT OF ECSTASY DRAWINGS

    ORIGINAL SPIRIT OF ECSTASY DRAWINGS

    16th August 2018

    Among the 540+ lots entered in the most recent online H&H Classics sale of automobilia were these two original pen and ink drawings of the Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy mascot by the original designer, Charles Sykes.

  • H&H AUCTIONS JULY REVIEW

    H&H AUCTIONS JULY REVIEW

    16th August 2018

    The team at H&H can rest assured knowing that their most recent sale on July 19 was a successful one. Not only did the majority of cars sell, but so many of which sold drastically over estimate, with a number of surprise lots obtaining strong amounts of money...

  • HOBBS PARKER CLASSIC CAR JULY AUCTION REVIEW

    HOBBS PARKER CLASSIC CAR JULY AUCTION REVIEW

    10th August 2018

    Hobbs Parker’s annual July Classic Car Auction was its sixth and most successful to date. Included amongst the 59 cars sold were some very exclusive vehicles, with a 1935 Lagonda M45 Pillarless saloon surely the most notable. Entered by the widow and sons of its local proud owner who purchased it in 1952, it sold for £45,100 despite having been stored in a barn since at least the ‘70s...

  • HOW TO BUY A CLASSIC CAR AT AUCTION

    HOW TO BUY A CLASSIC CAR AT AUCTION

    19th July 2018

    Classic World's Peter Simpson details buying a classic car at auction, a guide packed with tips, advice and help to secure that classic car at auction....

  • DT MATHEWSON JUNE REVIEW

    DT MATHEWSON JUNE REVIEW

    12th July 2018

    The team at Mathewsons worked extremely hard in difficult conditions to make sure its most recent sale went swimmingly, with temperatures soaring and a jam-packed auction hall...

  • ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS JUNE REVIEW

    ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS JUNE REVIEW

    28th June 2018

    Anglia Car Auctions are celebrating a successful sale as the vast majority of its lots found new homes with a roughly 79 per cent sale rate. Oddly, it wasn’t the usual suspects that caught the eyes of buyers...

  • MORRIS LESLIE AUCTIONS JUNE REVIEW

    MORRIS LESLIE AUCTIONS JUNE REVIEW

    28th June 2018

    There were more classic cars up for grabs at Morris Leslie’s early summer classic auction, writes Bob Weir. With 161 vehicles going under the hammer, the oldest car on the sales floor was a legendary 1924 Ford Model T. With a top estimate of £15,000 this groundbreaking car even came complete with its own enclosed Ifor Williams trailer...

  • DVCA AUCTIONS JUNE REVIEW

    DVCA AUCTIONS JUNE REVIEW

    21st June 2018

    Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions (DVCA) hold their quarterly auctions in the refined setting of Athelhampton House, located near the delightfully named Puddletown in Dorset....

  • H&H AUCTIONS JUNE REVIEW

    H&H AUCTIONS JUNE REVIEW

    21st June 2018

    It was a difficult sale for the team at H&H this June 5 as it struggled to shift some of the high value, rare vehicles that featured during the auction. Despite this, it was the usual suspects that continued to do well in the classic car marketplace with Jaguar E-Types doing particularly well, both obtaining more than £80,000 during the sale...

  • CHARTERHOUSE AUCTIONS JUNE PREVIEW

    CHARTERHOUSE AUCTIONS JUNE PREVIEW

    15th June 2018

    Charterhouse returns to the auction hall with another sale on June 17, which brings together a huge selection of both classic bikes and cars. Of course we’re only concerned with the cars on this occasion but we’d be lying if we didn’t say we’d had a little nosey through the bike section of the catalogue too!