The Dawn of Motoring Sale 2023

We are delighted to host our second Dawn of Motoring Auction which will take place at The Lygon Arms, Broadway, WR12 7DU on Friday 4th August which coincides with the Vintage Sports-Car Club’s Vintage Prescott weekend. The catalogue has now closed for entries. Viewing of the lots is available on the auction day from 9am until the auction commences at 1.30pm. The auction will take place in the marquee in the Lygon Arms gardens and access is via the hotel. Parking is available at the North Cotswolds Hunt supporters field, just further up the High Street with a cost of £5.

  • Auction Date: Friday 4th August | 1.30pm GMT
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Collectors Cars - Fri 4th Aug 3pm

View 41 Lots 251..291

Automobilia - Fri 4th Aug 1.30pm

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  • Lot Number: 251

    1920 Four-Seat European Phaeton Carriage by H Gloy & Sons, Kobenhavn

    On offer from the David Biggins Collection, this four-seat Carriage was used for many competitions over the years and remains in delightful older restored condition.

    + buyers premium of 20% plus VAT (24% incl VAT)

    Lot Number: 252

    1920 Saxon 12hp Two-Seater

    Offered from the David Biggins Collection, this charming Light Car was used for VSCC Trials and Light Car events and is now ready for its next adventure.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 253

    1924 Morris Oxford Bullnose Two-Seater with Dickey

    Offered from the David Biggins Collection. 44-years in current ownership, this delightfully patinated Bullnose has been enjoyed on driving tests and rallies for decades.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 254

    1922 Dodge Brothers Four Model 30 Boat-Tailed Special

    An exceptionally rare right-hand drive Dodge, sporting 'boat tail' coachwork fitted in Australia. A superb way into VSCC speed events at a very sensible estimate.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 255

    1923 Ford Model T Runabout

    This smartly-presented Roadster could prove an ideal entry into various events run by the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain, plus the VSCC Light Car and Edwardian Section rallies and tours.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 256

    1934 S.S. Cars Ltd. SS1 2.6-Litre Tourer

    Supplied new by Henlys in late 1934, this well-travelled SS1 is fresh from long-term ownership and appears to only need some light recommissioning.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 257

    1934 S.S. Cars Ltd. SS2 1.6-Litre Series 2 Fixed Head Coupé

    A second-generation SS2 with the new chassis, longer wheelbase, new body styling with flowing wings, and a choice of bigger engines.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 258

    1934 S.S. Cars Ltd. SS2 1.6-Litre Series 2 Fixed Head Coupé

    Less than 4,400 miles in the last 46 years, four prior keepers and a careful restoration in the past, this is just what you had hoped to find.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 259

    1938 Morris Commercial 1-Tonne Truck

    Offered from the Cooke Collection, this smart 1-tonne drop-side truck has been in their ownership since 1977. An older restored example, it's running and driving well and ready to be used. Pure nostalgia.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 260

    1931 Lea-Francis 12/40 HP P-Type Open Tourer

    Offered from 38 years in current ownership, this delightful older restored touring car with Meadows 4ED powerplant is ready to use and enjoy - the perfect family VSCC car.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 261

    1918 Chalmers Six-30 Open Tourer

    Offered from a prominent Irish Collection, this highly useable Edwardian touring car is well-proven with much rally success.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 262

    1928 Vauxhall 20-60 Grafton Drophead Coupé with Dickey

    This charming vintage sports-car still wears its original coachwork and is a superb time-warp survivor of the rare 20-60 model.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 263

    1929 Lanchester 30hp Straight Eight Landaulette

    This elegant Landaulet-bodied, 30hp is powered by Lanchester's own 4,496cc 8-cylinder engine - quality vintage motoring.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 264

    1925 Sunbeam 20/60 Short Chassis Drophead Coupé

    Fully restored in the past, this is a fine, large-engined Vintage car in excellent running order and fitted with very rare coachwork.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 265

    1945 Lanchester LE27 Allweather Tourer by Vanden Plas

    One of only two Vanden Plas Allweather Tourers built as a special-order for His Highness the Jam Sahib of Nawanagar, an important 'Maharaja' car.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 266

    1930 Sunbeam 25hp Enclosed Limousine

    The subject of an older restoration, this delightfully-presented Sunbeam Enclosed Limousine has been in the same ownership for 20-years. Running and driving well, the car will be driven to auction.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 267

    **Regretfully Withdrawn** 1925 Bentley 3-Litre Open Tourer

    Offered from a prominent UK-Collection, this older restored 3-litre presents well. Quality Bentley motoring at a very sensible guide.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 268

    1924 Vauxhall 14-40 Princeton Tourer

    Vauxhall's baby touring car of the 1920s range, this exciting project 14-40 is ripe for restoration.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 269

    1937 S.S. Cars Ltd. 2½-Litre Sports Saloon

    SS Cars Ltd. top of the range 2½-Litre 'Jaguar' saloon, sold new in Australia and restored by Nantes Brothers over there before returning home.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 270

    1936 Riley 12/4 Sports Special

    A hugely competitive, exceptionally handsome example of one of the last Riley Specials built by guru Keith Pointing, with a recent £7,000 mechanical rejuvenation.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 271

    1933 Alvis Speed 20 SA Tourer

    Rebodied as a Vanden Plas-style tourer in the 1980s, this lovely Speed 20 has been well-campaigned and well-maintained. Offering fast, long-legged motoring - ideal for HERO ERA and Rally the Globe events.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 272

    1911 Talbot Type 4M 'Roi-de-Belges' Tourer

    Undeniably handsome, this glorious Edwardian is on offer from a prominent UK-Collection and ready for any trial or inspection.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 273

    1913 Chalmers Model 17 37hp Five-Passenger Tourer

    Highly original and rarely seen Model 17, perfect for long-distance veteran touring. Mechanically restored but cosmetically preserved in the interests of originality.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 274

    1924 Buick-McLaughlin Limousine

    Supplied new to the UK, subject to a 25-year restoration and one of a few North American cars with English coachwork to survive.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 275

    1925 Rolls-Royce Phantom I

    Prepared in Paris by renowned Rolls-Royce racer, James Radley, for the late King Mohammed V of Morocco, this fabulous Carrosserie-bodied Phantom has been subject to a recently finished, no expense spared, long-term restoration that started in 1985.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 276

    1905 Renault XB 14/20hp Tourer

    A fabulously presenting, running and driving example of Renault’s powerful four-cylinder side-valve engined XB Tourer. Complemented by a fascinating history file and VCC Dating Certificate.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 277

    1913 Wolseley M6 24/30hp Torpedo Phaeton

    A high-quality, powerful Edwardian touring car - which has been completely restored in recent years - ideal for Veteran Car Club and Vintage Sports-Car Club Light Car and Edwardian events.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 278

    1931 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Three-Position Drophead Coupé with Coachwork by Ranalah

    Striking three-position Drophead Coupé Phantom II by Ranalah of London with a fascinating history.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 279

    1911 Vauxhall Prince Henry 20hp ●

    The ultimate Edwardian touring car - this stunning C-Type has been painstakingly restored to replicate the Works Russian Reliability Trial car of 1911. Running and driving without fault, a very useable motor car suitable for a plethora of events.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 280

    1914/18 Fafnir Hall-Scott Aero Engined Special

    Exceptionally well-known, the 10-litre, fire-breathing Fafnir has raced with success in the S.F. Edge Trophy at Goodwood and with the VSCC - road registered & ready to go.

     

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 281

    1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen Replica

    A must-have for any pre-war or veteran car collector, the genesis of motorised transport. A painstakingly accurate and hugely well-respected replica by John Bentley Engineering in fantastic condition.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 282

    1930 Crossley 15.7 'Delux' Six-Light Shelsley Saloon

    A super vintage Saloon in lovely original condition and mechanically very good throughout.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 283

    1934 S.S. Cars Ltd SS1 20hp Tourer

    An outstanding SS1 Tourer from 26-years ownership. Fully restored using exclusively original parts and in excellent condition. Surely one of the best to come to market.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 284

    1924 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost Springfield Pickwick Limousine

    This very impressive 1924 Ghost is an early Springfield-built, Willoughby-bodied Pickwick Town car. In superb running order, it will be driven to the auction from Somerset.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 285

    1927 Rolls-Royce 20hp Panel Brougham de Ville

    A simply stunning 1927 20hp, one of only two bodied by Brewster as a Brougham de Ville and featured in numerous Rolls-Royce publications.

     

     

     

     

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 286

    1936 Rolls-Royce Thrupp & Maberly 25/30 Sports Saloon

    Once the property of Lord Lilford of Northampton and featured in Lawrence Dalton's The Coachwork of Rolls Royce 1906 – 1939’, this elegant Thrupp and Maberley-bodied 25/30 Sports Saloon has just emerged from an extended period in storage. Offered without reserve.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 287

    1932 Chevrolet BA Confederate DeLuxe Sport Roadster

    A fully restored and show-winning example of Chevrolet's much-admired Series AE DeLuxe Sport Roadster.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 288

    1934 Morris Ten Van

    A well restored and delightful example of the 1930s Morris Ten Van featuring a 1275cc A-Series engine.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 289

    1924 Morris Cowley 'Bullnose' Four-Seat Tourer

    Lovely Bullnose Cowley open-tourer that's lived a full life including a little silver screen provenance.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 290

    1932 Morris Major 6 Saloon

    Delightful four-door, six-cylinder Morris Saloon that's been the subject of an older restoration.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

    Lot Number: 291

    1923 Vauxhall OD 23-60 Malvern Tourer

    High quality vintage motoring, the 23-60 offers space, grace, and pace in buckets! This delightful matching numbers and original bodied car is ready to enjoy, on the road or hill.

    + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter

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