Category: Classic Motorcycles

The Peter Bennett Collection of Classic Twin Shock Trial Bikes is being sold by Charterhouse

The Peter Bennett collection of classic twin shock trials bikes and spares are being sold by Charterhouse in their Sherborne salerooms on Tuesday 31st May. “Peter has decided it is time to let other enthusiasts enjoy his collection and instructed us to auction everything he has amassed.” Commented George Beale. “It is a fabulous insight […]

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Battle of the Blues

Blue has been a hugely popular colour for painting vehicles in for decades and in the Charterhouse specialist auctions of classic & vintage car and motorcycle auctions in March there are two beautifully restored blue vehicles. “Like many people several of the vehicles I have owned over the decades have been blue.” Commented Richard Bromell. […]

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Sir Costalot Brings A-Lot

The Charterhouse specialist auction of classic and vintage motorcycles at The Haynes International Motor Museum on 13th October was a great success with over £250,000 raised with a selling rate of just under 70%. “We were instructed to sell a great range of motorcycles from across England.” Commented Charterhouse motorcycle expert George Beale. “There were […]

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Marvellous Motorbikes at Charterhouse

There is a large selection of classic and vintage motorcycles being sold by Charterhouse at the Haynes International Motor Museum on Thursday 14th October at 12 noon. “There is a great choice with bikes in all shapes, sizes and conditions” Commented George Beale. “What everyone enjoys about our auctions is the huge diversity of machines […]

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Sir Costalot Comes to Charterhouse

The Charterhouse specialist auction of classic and vintage motorcycles has a Vincent Rapide affectionately known as Sir Costalot. “We were contacted by a firm of solicitors to value the Vincent for inheritance tax or probate purposes.” Commented George Beale. “After a short period of time we were instructed to remove the motorbike for safe keeping […]

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Think Bike

The Charterhouse specialist auction of classic and vintage motorcycles at the Haynes International Motor Museum on 30th June was a huge success totalling £365,000. “There was a great line up of motorcycles from the 1920’s through to modern superbikes.” Commented George Beale. “They were also in all shapes, sizes and conditions!” Top lot was a […]

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Rare Rapide at Auction

**Update – This was sold for £29,750 plus premium. ** A rare 1947 Vincent HRD Series-B Rapide in original condition, estimated to sell for over £30,000, is going under the Charterhouse gavel in their specialist auction of classic and vintage motorcycles on Wednesday 30th June. “We have seen and sold several Vincent’s over the years […]

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Devil is in the Detail with a Ducati

**Update – this was sold for £32,000** A rare 1975 Ducati 750 Sport is going under the Charterhouse gavel in their specialist auction of classic and vintage motorcycles on Wednesday 30th June. “It is a striking looking motorcycle in super original condition.” Commented George Beale. “When new, this was an expensive and desirable machine. Today […]

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Battle of the Bikes

Two motorcycles, a Norton and a Honda, which battled it out for sales in the early 1970’s are included in the Charterhouse specialist auction of classic can vintage motorcycles in June at the Haynes International Motor Museum. “The market for classic motorcycles continues to get stronger, with interest particularly in motorcycles from the 1970’s” Commented […]

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Brooklands Racer Reimagined

The Wadkin-Snaith Brooklands Sprint Special £18,000-22,000 in the Charterhouse auction of classic and vintage motorcycles on 30th June A motorcycle called the Wadkin-Snaith Brooklands Sprint Special, built from scratch to look like a Brooklands Sprint motorcycle from the 1920’s, is included in the Charterhouse auction of classic & vintage motorcycles on Wednesday 30th June at […]

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