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100 Years of Classic & Vintage Motorcycles at Auction

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There are bikes spanning the past 100 years in the Charterhouse specialist auction of classic and vintage bikes this Thursday 30th March with estimates in excess of £1million.

“We have been particularly busy with a great entry of nearly 170 classic and vintage motorcycles for this auction.” Commented Charterhouse motorcycle specialist George Beale. “There are bikes in the auction from across the United Kingdom and even one which came to us on a slow boat from Japan!”

The bikes come in all shapes, sizes and conditions. There are race winning bikes, off-road bikes, commuter bikes, touring bikes, fast bikes and slow bikes. With shed stored projects to show winning bikes and 50cc mopeds up to 1,100c bikes estimated from £500 up to £250,000 there is pretty much something for everyone interested in two wheels and an engine.

The auction, being held at The Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford BA22 7LH, this Thursday 30th March starting at 11am. Viewing, at Haynes, is on Wednesday 29th  March 9.30am-4.30pm, on the sale day from 9.30am or you can see all the lots on where live internet bidding is also available.

Charterhouse are now accepting further entries for their summer auction of classic and vintage motorcycles also being held at the prestigious Haynes International Motor Museum.

George Beale and the team at Charterhouse, The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne, Dorset are available for help and valuations on 01935 812277 or via

Bikes from the past 100 years:

1927 Motobecane being sold without reserve

1935 Norton International £15,000-17,000

1968 Egli Vincent £50,000-60,000

1994 Honda RC45 £40,000-45,000