Bonhams auction of Vintage and Classic Motorcycles at The Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show on 18th February 2012 was an outstanding success selling 96 percent by lot and 94 percent by value.
The sale total was £316,231($495,249) - double the low estimate of £158,750 ($248,618). The top-selling lot of the day was a 1932 Brough Superior Black Alpine 680, which smashed its estimate of £28,000-35,000 ($48,000 to $55,000) to sell for £64,220 ($100,570).
Ben Walker (Head of Motorcycles) says: "The sale result was a remarkable achievement, thereby proving it is possible to hold a successful auction at this event, as well as proving once again the power of the one-owner collection and realistic estimates."... Read more