Auctions

  • HISTORICS NOVEMBER REVIEW

    HISTORICS NOVEMBER REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 6th December 2018

    A total of 137 varied classics spanning nine decades and 37 different marques passed under the hammer at the latest Historics sale on Saturday 24 November. A total of 81 lots sold to return a sale ratio of 60 per cent and a gross figure of over £2 million.

  • ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS: EX-GEORGE HARRISON MERCEDES HEADS TO SALE

    ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS: EX-GEORGE HARRISON MERCEDES HEADS TO SALE

    Matt Bell on 29th November 2018

    Fans of The Beatles have another opportunity to buy a car once owned by a member of the Fab Four, with a 1984 Mercedes-Benz 500 SEL AMG bought new by George Harrison set to be offered by Anglia Car Auctions at its January classic car sale in King’s Lynn.

  • BRIGHTWELLS NOVEMBER PREVIEW

    BRIGHTWELLS NOVEMBER PREVIEW

    Matt Bell on 22nd November 2018

    A pre-sale viewing at Brightwells is always a great morning out of the office and at the time of writing the big sheds at its Herefordshire base were filling up fast with an intriguing mixture of traditional and more modern classics.

  • HOBBS PARKER NOVEMBER REVIEW

    HOBBS PARKER NOVEMBER REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 22nd November 2018

    Hobbs Parker hosted an autumn classic sale for the very first time on November 2, with the sale at Orbital Park base in Ashford set up to cater for vehicles that were withdrawn from its July classic car auction and a selective amount of further entries.

  • DT MATHEWSONS OCTOBER REVIEW

    DT MATHEWSONS OCTOBER REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 15th November 2018

    DT Mathewsons October 27 sale was particularly well-attended, attracting probably its largest audience to date. Passing under the hammer were 187 lots, generating more provisional bits than usual. Around three quarters of these were converted during and since the sale, with the sale rate set for the usual 70-80 per cent.

  • CHARTERHOUSE NOVEMBER REVIEW

    CHARTERHOUSE NOVEMBER REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 15th November 2018

    Charterhouse's most recent classic and vintage auction was held in conjunction with the Footman James Classic Vehicle Restoration Show on a rather wet Sunday November 4, with sales totalling just shy of £200,000.

  • MORRIS LESLIE NOVEMBER PREVIEW

    MORRIS LESLIE NOVEMBER PREVIEW

    Matt Bell on 8th November 2018

    Morris Leslie's next classic vehicle auction takes place on Saturday November 24 with well over 100 cars up for grabs. As usual there will be plenty of choice at this Scottish sale, which covers everything from pre-war cars to modern classics.  

  • BRIGHTWELLS OCTOBER REVIEW

    BRIGHTWELLS OCTOBER REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 8th November 2018

    The massive ex-RAF hangars of Bicester Heritage lend themselves well to a classic car auction, with plenty of space and natural light to pore over the vehicles on offer. And in this case, the selection assembled by Brightwells was superbly diverse.

  • ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS NOVEMBER PREVIEW

    ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS NOVEMBER PREVIEW

    Matt Bell on 1st November 2018

    Once again Anglia Car Auctions has lined up an intriguing selection of lots for the next sale, ranging from the downright rare – Alfa 164 Q4, Audi V8, Uno Turbo – to the temptingly affordable in the shape of an E-Type 2+2 project.

  • SELLING YOUR CAR AT AUCTION

    SELLING YOUR CAR AT AUCTION

    Matt Bell on 1st November 2018

    Don’t fancy dealing with the public and dicing with non-payers and time wasters online? Selling at auction could be the answer. Here’s what you need to know.

  • JAY KAY’S CLASSICS LISTED FOR CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW AUCTION

    JAY KAY’S CLASSICS LISTED FOR CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW AUCTION

    Matt Bell on 30th October 2018

    Jamiroquai front man, Jay Kay, is well known for his love of cars, and a small but varied selection from his famous collection is to be offered by Silverstone Auctions’ during the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show at Birmingham's NEC on November 10-11.

  • HOBBS PARKER NOVEMBER PREVIEW

    HOBBS PARKER NOVEMBER PREVIEW

    Glenn Rowswell on 25th October 2018

    Following its successful annual Classic Car Auction in July, Hobbs Parker will host an autumn classic sale for the first time. Taking place on November 2...

  • DT MATHEWSON OCTOBER PREVIEW

    DT MATHEWSON OCTOBER PREVIEW

    Glenn Rowswell on 25th October 2018

    As we’ve come to expect from Mathewsons, the October 27 sale sees the catalogue packed with an intriguing mix of traditional and modern classic lots. The first to catch our eye was a Volvo 164, the upmarket version of the 140-Series...

  • BRIGHTWELLS AUCTIONS SEPTEMBER REVIEW

    BRIGHTWELLS AUCTIONS SEPTEMBER REVIEW

    Glenn Rowswell on 18th October 2018

    Brightwells’ latest classic car sale took place at its Leominster base on September 26, with a wide variety of cars passing under the hammer on what turned out to be a gloriously sunny day...