E.R Hall's personal Bentley and M.G Magnette 'treasure chest' of parts,
Lot 206
E.R Hall's personal Bentley and M.G Magnette 'treasure chest' of parts,
£2,500 - 3,000
US$ 4,000 - 4,900

Lot Details
E.R Hall's personal Bentley and M.G Magnette 'treasure chest' of parts,
the large pine chest raised on bun feet, with two cut-out painted decorations of his cars to the front, lock and key, flat lid opening to reveal fitted interior mounted with assorted car parts, the majority of the items with hand-witten labels taped to the box or part, some tape lifting and labels brittle, the chest 88 x 38 x 49.5cm.

Footnotes

  • The contents of the chest are as follows: Bugatti conrod from Southport Sands 1922, 'caused by sand entering oil'; Conrod and piston big end stretched when leading TT 1931 Ards Circuit; Four racing plugs from the 1932 TT and four racing plugs from the 1931 BRDC Brooklands 500 all displayed in carved wooden MG radiator grille; Planet wheels stripped when leading 1932 500 mile Brooklands race; Set of six plugs from Nuvolari's 1933 M.G. Magnette used in the TT, finishing 4th in race, 3rd in group; Eight valves from Nuvolari's 1933 TT 4th placed M.G. Magnette; Valve and plugs from the 1933 1st place M.G. Magnette in the 500 mile race; M.G. Magnette crank shaft from the 1933 500 mile 1st place; Piston from the 1934 TT 2nd placed Rolls-Royce modified Bentley 3 ½ Litre; Set of six sectioned 1934 racing plugs; A plug detacher last used 1934; Bent connecting rod from the 1934 Tourist Trophy; Inlet and exhaust valve from Bentley that finished second for the 3rd time in the 1934 TT; set of six Bentley plugs from the 'third second' in the 1936 TT; A copper hammer used for changing wheels during races, last used 1951; Set of eight valve rockers; Hall's Mille Miglia white cloth helmet; Valve lifter and valve spring compressor for changing valve springs from Bentley and a Norton Tappet spanner.
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