Spring Classics

Auction Details

Address

Royal Horticultural Society,
Lindley Hall, Vincent Square
Westminster, London,
SW1P 2PE

Date 12 Apr 2017
Time 7:00 PM
Viewing

Tuesday 11th April from 12.00 noon to 8.00pm
On the day of the sale from 10.00am to start of sale

Location London, UK
Admission Admission by Catalogue (Admits Two)

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Spring Classics 2017 LOT LIST

1953 Lambretta 125 FD

ESTIMATE £9,000-£12,000

Although an FA model was shown in the first brochures, this model was actually put into production, certainly some were made for evaluation purposes, but the first model you could actually purchase off the production line from Innocenti...

1968 Bentley T1

ESTIMATE £5,000-£8,000

The Bentley T1 was a Bentley badged version of the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, differing from it’s Rolls Royce counterpart by it’s more rounded front grill, and Bentley motif badging throughout. It’s price also undercut the Rolls-Royce by £50,...

1987 Fergus Ulster 2-Seater Sport

One of Seven special-build cars Inspired by the Aston Martin Ulster

ESTIMATE £18,000-£25,000

Only thirty ‘Ulsters’ were built by the factory. They were the most successful of the Aston Martin factory racers with the highest place at Le Mans being 3rd  in 1935. They also competed at the Tourist Trophy,...

1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500

One owner and only 81 miles from new

ESTIMATE £45,000-£55,000

The Mercedes-Benz R129 SL roadsters were produced from 1989 through 2002. The R129 replaced the R107 in 1989 and was in its turn replaced by the R230 SL-Class in 2002 for the 2003 model year.

The R129 was...

1955 MG TF 1500

ESTIMATE £19,000-£25,000

The TF is one of those unusual cars which became popular almost from its introduction and almost seamlessly moved into ‘classic’ status; its elegant lines retain echoes of the earlier T-series roadsters of the pre=war era, but the...

1995 Ferrari 355 Berlinetta

28,000 miles from new

ESTIMATE £50,000-£60,000

“Complex, sophisticated, and very fast, it is the quantum leap that has enabled the Ferrari V8 to run in proud parallel with the 456GT and 550 Maranello,” enthused Car magazine’s review of the F355. First presented to the...

1974 Aston Martin V8 Saloon

ESTIMATE £75,000-£95,000

Aston Martin had always planned that the DBS of 1967 would be powered by the company’s new V8 engine, first seen in 5-litre form in the works Lola-Aston Martin sports-racing cars. Production problems, however, intervened and the DBS...

1973 Porsche 911 2.4 S Targa

ESTIMATE £55,000-£65,000

Porsche’s long-running 911 arrived in 1964, replacing the 356. The latter’s rear-engined layout was retained, but the 911 switched to unitary construction for the body shell and dropped the 356’s VW-based suspension in favour of a more modern...

1989 AC Cobra MK IV

7,500 miles from new

ESTIMATE £120,000-£150,000

Rightly regarded as one of the all-time great classic sports cars, the muscular, fire-breathing Cobra succeeded in capturing the hearts of enthusiasts like few of its contemporaries. Only 1,000-or-so Cobras of all types were built between 1962 and...