As the sun set on Historics' latest auction, the sale of Her Majesty The Queen's personal Daimler leant a regal air to proceedings on the last day of summer,as83 of the bumper line-up of 121 cars offered found new owners, with the 69% sale ratio bringing in over £1.4million for the Brooklands based auction house.
It was pretty wet and miserable when we were setting up the marquee and receiving all the vehicles for this last sale. That was to be the last quiet moment however, as the ensuing four days consisted of brilliant sunshine, record crowds (644 registered bidders) and, exciting for us, our best sales results since our launch back in 2010.
Historics' starts summer with its biggest auction day to date and shines brightwith a £1.58m result and 72% sale of car consignments
Away from the clamour created by the recently-launched Jaguar F-Type, aficionados of the marque will be making a bee-line to Weybridge, Surrey, on Saturday June 1st where Jaguar's most evocative star of the past comes to auction.
The roof, the whole roof and nothing but the roof? Rare Triumph convertible used by police in the 1960s goes on sale for £40,000