12 Nov 2012
Eclectic sale offers everything from a 1902 Oldsmobile to a 2004 Maserati Quattroporte, and a 1931 Rolls-Royce Shooting Brake once used as an ambulance
The 2012 Bonhams Harrogate Sale at the Great Yorkshire Showground will once again offer an eclectic mixture of lots covering the breadth of the motoring spectrum from 1900 to the present day.
Collectors attending the auction on Wednesday 14 November will be able to to pick up everything from a 1902 Oldsmobile (estimate £34,000 - £36,000) to a 2004 Maserati Quattroporte (estimate £17,500 -£20,000).
Among the highlights of the 2012 sale are an eight-seater 1931 Rolls-Royce 20/25hp Shooting Brake once used as an ambulance (estimate £40,000 - £45,000), a 1965 Ferrari 330GT 2+2 Berlinetta restoration project (estimate £30,000 - £40,000), and a 1933 MG Midget J2/J4 Sports that remains eligible for a large number of motoring events (estimate £30,000 - £40,000).
More unusual lots on offer include a c.1945 Military Field Kitchen (estimate £1,000 - £1,500) and a 1951 Guy Otter Pantechnicon complete with livery from the Silentnight Company (estimate £10,000 - £15,000).
NOTES FOR EDITORS
Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world's largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques. The present company was formed by the merger in November 2001 of Bonhams & Brooks and Phillips Son & Neale. In August 2002, the company acquired Butterfields, the principal firm of auctioneers on the West Coast of America. Today, Bonhams offers more sales than any of its rivals, through two major salerooms in London: New Bond Street and Knightsbridge; and a further three in the UK regions and Scotland. Sales are also held in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Carmel, New York and Connecticut in the USA; and Germany, France, Monaco, Hong Kong and Australia. Bonhams has a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 25 countries offering sales advice and appraisal services in 60 specialist areas. For a full listing of upcoming sales, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments go to www.bonhams.com