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

1965 Porsche 356 Coupe

Rare factory headrest - Matching Numbers

ESTIMATE: £70,000-£80,000

Introduced in 1948, the Porsche Type 356 is acknowledged to be one of the world’s greatest sports cars. Over a 15-year production run, the handsome and durable 356 evolved from a streamlined little aluminium-bodied coupe powered by a...

1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1

ESTIMATE: £130,000-£160,000

The elevation of the GT class to Manufacturers’ Championship status for 1963 prompted Jaguar to develop a small batch of very special lightweight cars to challenge Ferrari. The FIA’s regulations for the Gran Turismo category stipulated that a...

1968 Aston Martin DB6 Volante

UK Delivered

ESTIMATE: £700,000-£750,000

Considered by many to be the last ‘real’ Aston Martin, the DB6 was launched in 1965, updating the DB5. Although Royal patronage of the marque undoubtedly helped DB6 sales, the car arrived at a difficult time for Aston...

1955 Austin Healey 100 M specification

Ex-Sorn Castle Collection

ESTIMATE: £45,000-£55,000

These were cars that an upper middle-class owner could drive to work and rally or race on the weekends. But they weren’t cheap. Next came the Nash-Healey sports car. But despite modestly priced-running gear from the American independent...

2001 Ferrari 360 Spider F1

Right Hand Drive example, Less than 20,000 miles from new

ESTIMATE: £60,000-£70,000

Ferrari’s most successful model since the 308, the F355 was always going to be a tough act to follow. Its successor needed to be ground breaking and revolutionary; two words which, without doubt the 360 lived up to. Starting...

1955 Jaguar XK140 MC Roadster

Matching numbers

ESTIMATE: £80,000-£90,000

When the XK140 was announced in 1954 it was essentially a Mk II version. It retained the excellent dynamics of the XK120 and its superb level of appointment and attention to detail. Engine power increased to 190bhp as...

1985 Toleman TG185

Ex-Teo Fabi/ European Grand Prix (Brands Hatch) - 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed Driven by Lorina Mclaughlin

ESTIMATE: £150,000-£200,000

In the 1970s, businessmen and motorsport fan Ted Toleman began his involvement in various car racing formula in the UK.  Toleman’s entry to Formula One was announced in November 1980 and the Toleman teams’ debut was in the...

1964 Jaguar Series 1 3.8 Litre

Original UK delivered Right Hand Drive

ESTIMATE: £70,000-£80,000

Jaguar would make a habit of shocking the automotive world. Sometimes the impact of its cars reached beyond the showrooms and exposition halls to rock popular culture, yet not even Jaguar’s founder, Sir William Lyons, could have predicted...