Goodwood Members Meeting Trump Headlines on Sussex Downs

The weathermen forecast a cloudy but dry Sunday but they didn’t warn of the wicked wind blowing up from the Channel which, like the Revival last year made the Bonhams marquee an occasionally crowded refuge.  And the location inside the perimeter of the circuit offered event visitors a glimpse of what was on offer but also made the sale a noisy affair as the PA system competed manfully with the circuit…

An exceptional Aston Martin V8 Volante Manual For Sale

1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante Series II Fuel Injection MANUAL – Dark Green with Magnolia Hide and Black Hood, 27,000 miles from new, just 2 owners. £300,000

The original service voucher book notes that this lovely car was delivered on 20th September 1989 to A Clayton of Principle Management Ltd., Dublin, Republic of Ireland.  Students of the music business will…

Paris February 2017

Paris, so often the capital of style and arbiter of trends, let the classic car business down last week at Rétromobile with huge positivity, great crowds but mixed results.  Sales rates were down on Arizona with 77.92%, 71.53% and 76.76% for RM, Bonhams and Artcurial respectively

First out of the blocks were RM Sothebys with what was the smallest inventory of the three big guns in town. …

Olympia Historic Automobile Fair

As an excited schoolboy I remember climbing the Monument in London to see the view from the top and feeling giddy from the experience then last summer, I visited the Shard and looked down trying to make out that original high point in the jungle of skyscrapers that makes up modern London’s skyline.

The reverse sensation hit me on Saturday when I visited the latest addition to the London…

An Aston Martin to really take a shine to!

An Aston Martin to really take a shine to! Aston Martin V8 Volante

Birmingham, Brooklands and Bond Street

Birmingham, Brooklands and Bond Street

“And the public gets what the public wants…”

“And the public gets what the public wants…”

Sales Settling into a Rhythm when Realistic Prices and Enthusiastic Buyers Restore Confidence

If there were a collective noun for auctions “an avalanche of auctions” would be an apt description of the first two weeks of September.

 

It is interesting to see that after the peaky 80% + sales rates of August, the market has settled into a slightly more gentle rhythm:

 

The Auction Markets June - August Buyers Looking for Value in a Busy Market

There will be many professionals in the market who will immediately ask “What busy market?”  Well you could start at Historics at Brooklands last month.  At 9.15 the persistent drizzle had turned into a downpour and with a mix of marquee and outside display, the outlook did not look good.  But by 10.00 the sun was shining, the displays were busy with prospective buyers and Edward Bridger-Stille…

Easter Outlook

Firstly, we are pleased to offer for sale a delightful Volante in time for the Spring sunshine:

For Sale

1992 Aston Martin Virage Volante Automatic – Rolls Royce Ming Blue Metallic with Black Leather. Low recorded mileage, great ownership history offered at £75,000  http://www.allastonmartin.com/cardetails.html?carid=927

 

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