True Greats 2017

Auction Details


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

Date 05 Dec 2017
Time 7:00 PM

Monday 4th December from 12.00pm to 6.00pm
On the day of the sale from 10.00am to start of sale

Location The Royal Horticultural Halls, Westminister, London, UK
Admission Admission by Catalogue (Admits Two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

True Greats 2017 2017 LOT LIST

1935 Austin Ruby 7

Property of A Gentleman - From a Private Collection


For years in the 1920s and 1930s the tiny Austin Seven was a best-selling little car. It set every standard of small packaging, it seemed cheeky, simple, and promised low cost motoring. In many ways, it was similar...

1987 Caterham Super 7 HPC-BDR

Previously owned by Rowan Atkinson - One of 62 produced

ESTIMATE: £28,000-£33,000

The Caterham 7 is a super-lightweight sports car produced by Caterham Cars in the United Kingdom. It is based on the Lotus Seven, a lightweight sports car sold in kit and factory-built form by Lotus Cars. Between 1986...

1991 Porsche 964 Targa

ESTIMATE: £35,000-£45,000

The Porsche 964 is the company’s internal name for the Porsche 911 manufactured and sold between 1989 and 1994. Designed by Benjamin Dimson in 1986, it featured significant styling revisions over previous 911 models, most prominently the more...

2008 Ferrari F430

Rare Right Hand Drive Manual example

ESTIMATE: £115,000-£135,000

Manufactured from 2004 until 2009, the Ferrari F430 was the successor to the enormously successful 360M. According to its creators, the F430 was at least 70 % new compared with the 360. It had a new engine, a...

1973 Triumph TR6

Rare Factory Hardtop

ESTIMATE: £13,000-£17,000

The Triumph TR6 was the best-selling Triumph in history when production ended in 1976, but was later surpassed by the TR7. More than 94,000 TR6s were built, ninety per cent of them to US specification. The TR6 was...

1967 Mini Moke

ESTIMATE: £18,000-£25,000

The Mini Moke was designed by Sir Alec Issigonis at the same time as the Mini saloon and used an identical engine, transmission and suspension parts. Although the pre-production prototype came out in 1959, full-scale production did not start...

1955 Bentley Series 1 Sports Saloon by Hooper

1956 Earls Court Motor Show Car - 1 of 4 examples produced by Hooper

ESTIMATE: £38,000-£45,000

The Hooper bodied Series 1 was a sensation at the 1956 Earls Court Motor Show, with Autocar describing it “attractive” with a “superlative finish”. They were impressed by the detailed Australian Bee’s Wing eucalyptus wood trim of the...

1966 Jaguar C Type by Proteus

Desirable Early Example

ESTIMATE: £65,000-£75,000

Jaguar built only 54 C-Types and it is worth noting that the first three Formula 1 World Champions - Guiseppe Farina, Alberto Ascari and Juan-Manuel Fangio - all bought them as road cars. It is not hard to...

1970 Porsche 911S Coupe

ESTIMATE: £90,000-£110,000

The first of many high-performance versions of the newly introduced 911 arrived in 1966 with the introduction of the 911S. Easily distinguishable by its stylish Fuchs five-spoke alloy wheels, the ‘S’ featured a heavily revised engine producing 160bhp,...