John Polson has worked in Bonhams motoring division for eight years, first as senior specialist in the automobilia department and then joining the motor car department as specialist. As such he has coordinated successful sales at Harrogate and the RAF Museum Hendon achieving many strong results for a huge variety of cars, including most recently the Hartley family collection of Maserati cars.
From a family steeped in the collectors motor car world and with a particular interest in those from the pre 1940 period. John has actively competed in historic racing at a National and International level since 2006 at events such as the Le Mans Classic and Silverstone Classic in cars such as Talbot 105, Delahaye 135CS and Riley TT Sprite, while also being a great believer in using old cars on the road taking part in road rally's as far afield as Switzerland and Italy.
John is currently working on building a replica of the Talbot 105 Works Single Seater Brooklands racing car.