Classic bike could fetch £ 30,000 for Sherborne auction house


Over 100 classic motorcycles will go under the hammer and one is expected to fetch £ 30,000.

On Wednesday, June 30, a range of motorcycles will be sold by the Sherborne-based auction house, Charterhouse.

George Beale, of Charterhouse, said: “The auction already features fantastic motorcycles from the turn of the 20th century to the turn of the 21st century with bikes ready for the show, daily riders, racers or restoration projects.

“With an assortment of Triumph, Norton, BSA, AJS, Honda, BMW, Kawasaki, Royal Enfield, Ariel, Suzuki, Greeves, Bultaco, Harley Davidson, New Imperial, Sunbeam and Velocette to name a few manufacturers, the auction will be completed 100 motorcycles. ”

For those looking for classic driving, the choice is vast, with a 1974 Ducati 750 Sport standing out. With less than 24,000 miles and purchased by the owner in 1978, it is estimated between £ 28,000 and £ 32,000.

If a restoration project is on your shopping list, there is a 1965 Royal Enfield Continental GT. Currently owned by a father and daughter for the past 41 years, it has not been used. for quite some time and is estimated at a modest £ 700-1000.

With track days, sprints and races becoming more and more popular, several motorcycles are falling under the hammer in this category, from a 1988 Suzuki RGS250 valued at £ 1,500 to the Wadkin-Snaith Brooklands Sprint Special 2016 at £ 18,000 .

All of these classic and vintage motorcycles, and many more, go under the hammer of the Charterhouse at this auction to be held at the Haynes International Motor Museum in Sparkford, Somerset on June 30.

Charterhouse is now accepting further listings for this specialty auction of classic and vintage motorcycles. George Beale and the Charterhouse team can be contacted for registrations at The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne 01935 812277 [email protected] or via

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