Two weekends from now, Bonhams is auctioning off 451 lots as part of their Autumn Stafford Sale at the Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show in Stafford, England. As you’d expect, there’s a lot of cool old British metal, as well as some interesting exports that American never got to officially enjoy. Here’s a few of my favorites.
Someone in Clarks Grove, Minnesota has been collecting motorcycles for 25 years, and is now “shifting gears to spend more time on other ventures.“
Kyriacos “Charlie” Mavros passed away last year in a motorhome crash while en route to an AHRMA race in Carolina, and his incredible collection of motorcycles (mostly sportbikes) is being offered up with no reserve in November by J. Wood & Co. It’s a staggering list of bikes for those of you that like to go fast on two wheels.
In Chester, Pennsylvania on August 24th, J. Wood & Company is offering over 100 motorcycles (and some bicycles, vintage tractors, memorabilia, and other goodies) from the estate of Kurt Rappold – all at no reserve.
Next month, Mecum is offering up over 50 motorcycles (and a whole bunch of fascinating cars) at the tail end of Monterey Car Week.
This Saturday, BH Auction is hosting the ‘first ever auction of collectible motorcycles at the Coca-Cola Suzuka 8 hours Endurance Race. BH stands for “Best Heritage”, and it’s hard to argue with that title when you see some of the beauties that are going up for sale!
As I mentioned yesterday, I’ve recently partnered with Iconic Motorbikes to create an auction site. Our first three bikes are up today, so come take a look!
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Next week (June 17, 2019) in Paris, Artcurial is hosting the Sale Automobiles en Scène. As you can probably determine from the title, most of the 85 listings are cars (and there’s some fantastic ones). There’s also 3 bikes, so let’s see what they’ve got in store:
Last March, David N gave us all a summary of his visit to a J. Wood & Co auction of the inventory of Earl’s Cycle Center. In it, he noted some potentially concerning behavior regarding how some representatives of the auction house were bidding on bikes. David’s specific quote (though I recommend you read the whole thing): “On some bikes, …
6-4-19 Update: Tim Huber notes that Liquid Asset Partners did not get all the offers they were looking for, as many of these bikes have now been listed on eBay. Now we get to see what the market thinks they’re worth.
On June 15th, VanDerBrink is auctioning off the collection of Jeff Begg, a late Michigan businessman who had a secret collection that his family and friends did not know about! He was passionate about British bikes and even named his machine parts manufacturing company (Marshall-Excelsior Corp) after the town he lived in (Marshall, Michigan) and Excelsior-Henderson. The main draw of …
Based out of Appleton, Wisconsin, Mach IV Motors says that they are “here for all your Kawasaki NOS parts and classic bike needs”, though they have plenty of other vintage machinery in their inventory. Said inventory is about to get significantly smaller, as they’ve partnered with O’Brien Auctioneers to sell 180 motorcycles on April 13th, 2019. Internet bidding has already …
EuroSports of Cooperburg, Pennsylvania is closing up shop, and they’re selling off their remaining showroom inventory as well as some parts and tools through Tom Hall Auctions. There’s lots of gear, some signs, Italian motorcycle goodies, and even a couple of salvage-titled Mini Coopers, but the highlight is one of the three Brammo Empulse TTX racers sold to privateers.There are …
In two weeks, Mecum will be hosting their first-ever auction in Arizona. The plan? Auction off a bunch of cars and, more importantly, 100 bikes at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Here’s a list of all the lots (cars and bikes), and below are 5 of my favorites: