The Golden Age of Motoring Sale '1886-1939'
Veteran, Vintage and Post-Vintage Motor Cars

30 Oct 2020, starting at 13:00 GMT with lot 1.

Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

Like the vast majority of auctioneers Bonhams charge what is known as a Buyer's Premium. Buyer's Premium on all Automobilia lots will adhere to Bonhams group policy:

27.5% on the first £2,500 of the hammer price; 25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000; 20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £300,000 up to and including £3,000,000; and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £3,000,000. This applies to each lot purchased and is subject to VAT.

For Motor Cars and Motorcycles a 15% Buyer's Premium is payable on the first £500,000 of the final Hammer Price of each Lot, and 12% on any amount by which the Hammer Price exceeds £500,000. VAT at the standard rate is payable on the Premium by all Buyers, unless otherwise stated.

Some lots may be subject to VAT on the Hammer Price. These lots will be clearly marked with the relevant symbol printed beside the lot number in the catalogue.

An 'Avro Lancaster B1' commemorative print after Keith Broomfield, signed by RAF pilots and personnel, ((3))

A Czechoslovakian aviation tour award, 1938,

A rare Dewar's "Bleriot Monoplane over Sydney Harbour" water jug by Royal Doulton, registered design 1914,

A rare Spirit of St. Louis ceramic bottle by Aladin, France, 1927-28, ((2))

A British World War II era laminated wooden 4 bladed generator propeller, late 1930s-40s, used to power a drogue winch used by a target tug aircraft,

A wooden propeller from a Martinsyde F4 Buzzard biplane, circa 1918,

A 'Jubilaumsfahrt 1933' Graf Zeppelin enamel pin badge, German,

Two Zeppelin collectables, ((2))

A Zeppelin clock lamp by Howard Clock Corporation, Chicago, mid 1930s,

Three pieces of Graf Zeppelin china, presented to the World famous operatic soprano Lily Pons during a voyage in 1934,

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Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

Like the vast majority of auctioneers Bonhams charge what is known as a Buyer's Premium. Buyer's Premium on all Automobilia lots will adhere to Bonhams group policy:

27.5% on the first £2,500 of the hammer price; 25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000; 20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £300,000 up to and including £3,000,000; and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £3,000,000. This applies to each lot purchased and is subject to VAT.

For Motor Cars and Motorcycles a 15% Buyer's Premium is payable on the first £500,000 of the final Hammer Price of each Lot, and 12% on any amount by which the Hammer Price exceeds £500,000. VAT at the standard rate is payable on the Premium by all Buyers, unless otherwise stated.

Some lots may be subject to VAT on the Hammer Price. These lots will be clearly marked with the relevant symbol printed beside the lot number in the catalogue.

Payment Notices

For payment information please refer to the sale catalogue.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Taxable

VAT at the prevailing rate on Hammer Price and Buyer's Premium.

Ω Import high rate

VAT on imported items at the prevailing rate on Hammer Price and Buyer's Premium.

N NOVA declaration

MOTORCYCLES
If purchased by a UK resident, this machine is subject to a NOVA declaration, whilst the responsibility of submitting the NOVA rests with the Buyer to do so, Bonhams will facilitate the process by engaging an agent (SHIPPIO) to undertake the NOVA and C88 (customs) application if applicable on the Buyer's behalf. A fee of £125 + VAT to do so will be added to the Buyer's invoice.

CARS
If purchased by a UK resident, this machine is subject to a NOVA declaration, whilst the responsibility of submitting the NOVA rests with the Buyer to do so, Bonhams will facilitate the process by engaging an agent (CARS) to undertake the NOVA on the Buyer's behalf. A fee of £250 + VAT to do so will be added to the Buyer's invoice.

Uplift and storage charges

£30 + VAT uplift and storage at £6 + VAT per lot per day.

◊◊◊ Specialist shipping and storage

Requires specialist shipping and storage at the buyer's expense

Exempt from VAT

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

AR Artists Resale Right

Goods subject to Artists Resale Right Additional Premium.

W Shipping & handling restrictions apply

Lot is located in the Bonhams Warehouse and will only be available for collection from this location.

* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

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