Whilst the gentlemanly etiquette of the classic community would ensure there was no repetition of Mad Friday shopping mayhem on the streets the day earlier, Historics at Brooklands pre-Christmas auction on Saturday, November 29th drew a full capacity, capped attendance of 500+ bidders and enthusiasts, who joined in a vibrant, £2.28 million sale from 111 classic motor cars in the contrasting contemporary space of Mercedes-Benz World.
Classic car auction specialist, Historics at Brooklands strives to appeal to the broadest community of enthusiasts, and its late summer sale on Saturday, August30that Brooklands Museum. Surrey is a thrilling mix of fine motor cars and more besides, appealing to all tastesand suited to all pockets.
As you have all come to expect now, a full list of motorcars is now available to view , tirelessly collated and linked to their individual webpages by John. The range is dramatic as you will see, from modern Lambos to vintage racing OSCAs, from 14 litre American LaFrances to London Buses and ex-police cars.
If you haven't used a computer or read a newspaper in the last week you would be excused in not noticing that ours sold for £337,000, approximately three times the reserve and a UK auction record!
As the weather cleared to blue skies above, the sun shone on a bright and breezy day for the full-to-bursting auction hall. By the close, motor cars in excess of £2 million had changed owners, with a 67% sale ratio and a significant UK record sale price scored for one consignment…
The arrival of Spring was celebrated with gusto at Historics'classic car auctionat Brooklands Museum on Saturday 8th March, a warm sunny day providing a welcoming backdrop to the largest attendance to date, and an immensely buoyant £1.77m+ result - Historics' biggest Spring sale.Furthermore, of the 110 consigned motor cars, a record 79% found delighted new owners.
The sale is over and team are back now in Iver, putting the finishing touches to some late deals and sorting out transport for others. If you were there, you will know, the weather was perfect and it was our busiest sale to date.
According to the Society of Manufacturers and Traders, sales of new cars in the UK show a distinctly rosier picture than has been the case in the recent past, with more than 2.2 million sold during 2013 - a rise of 10% on sales the year before.
Today is marked out Historically by a number of important dates, the Communist Manifesto was published by Karl Marx 166 years ago and 11 years ago, David Hasselhoff and his wife Pamela were injured in a motorcycle accident caused by a strong gust of wind. This is now joined by the important fact that the Historics Spring catalogue is now complete and available to view on-line. With 110 classic cars and 145 lots of fascinating automobilia, there is certainly lots to see.
Greetings! Well, at least it's Friday! It's been a interesting week.