Category: Sales Release

Classic TT Auction

We have been selling vintage, classic & race motorcycles at auction for 20 years and we are delighted to announce Charterhouse has been chosen to be the Official Auction House for future Classic TT events We are now accepting entries – enter your vintage, classic and race motorcycle or collection in the 2020 Classic TT […]

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Ace Automobilia at Charterhouse

There is a vast collection of automobilia in the Charterhouse two day auction on 18th & 19th July. “Automobilia is the term used to describe anything related to motorcars, motor racing and garages or really to do with mechanically propelled vehicles.” Commented Matthew Whitney. “Today the market for automobilia is strong with bidders looking to […]

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Ace Automobilia at Charterhouse

There is a vast collection of automobilia in the Charterhouse two day auction on 18th & 19th July. “Automobilia is the term used to describe anything related to motorcars, motor racing and garages or really to do with mechanically propelled vehicles.” Commented Matthew Whitney. “Today the market for automobilia is strong with bidders looking to […]

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Decades of Motorbikes at Auction

Plenty of interest is expected for the range of motorcycles going under the Charterhouse hammer in their 1st June auction of vintage and classic motorcycles at The Vintage Nostalgia Show at Stockton Park, Wiltshire. “We have been busy scouring the countryside pulling bikes out of old barns and advising on private motorcycle collections.” Commented Matthew […]

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Vintage is the height of fashion

Plenty of interest is expected for a rare group of British vintage motorcycles going under the Charterhouse hammer in their 1st June auction of vintage and classic motorcycles at The Vintage Nostalgia Show at Stockton Park, Wiltshire. “There is something charming and yet challenging with this vintage motorbikes as they come from an era where […]

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The Vintage Nostalgia Show

Charterhouse Auctioneers are delighted to be invited to hold one of their classic & vintage motorcycle auctions at The Vintage Nostalgia Show this year. “It is such a great event and we are looking to put on a show of our own with the auction!” Commented Matthew Whitney, Head of Classic Vehicles at Charterhouse. With […]

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Vincent comes out of the Shadows

The Charterhouse February specialist auction of vintage and classic motorcycles was another huge success with a Vincent Black Shadow taking the top spot selling for just over £65,000. The auction, which was held at The Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, generated huge interest before the auction with hundreds of bidders turning up on […]

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Deals on Wheels

This weekend is going to be rather special at the Royal Bath & West Showground – we have over 100 Motorbikes going under the hammer, and 50 Classic Cars. With viewing on Saturday and Sunday from 9.30 – 4pm, and the auction on Sunday starting at 11.30am with the Motorbikes, and at 2.30pm for the […]

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Basket Cases to Concours Motorbikes

The Charterhouse auction of classic and vintage motorbikes has a great selection of bikes going under the hammer with estimates from £200 up to £55,000.

“There are bikes in all shapes and sizes and conditions.” Commented Matthew Whitney. “As usual, there is a good selection of British bikes with a smattering of German, Japanese and other manufactures.”

The star of the auction is a 1949 Vincent Black Shadow. Coming to auction in a beautifully restored state this iconic 1,000cc motorbike is estimated to sell for £50,000-55,000.

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Not Saved for a Rainy Day

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Two classic cars entered into the Charterhouse sale on Sunday 4th November have rather unusually not seen a drop of rain on their bodywork for decades.

“Interestingly both cars are open topped sports cars and both will appeal to very different car enthusiasts.” Commented Matthew Whitney. “The 1960 Fairthorpe is easy to see it has not seen a drop of rain in years as it is covered under decades of dust and is stored in a barn, the other is a 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL which its meticulous owner bought in 1997 and has not been in the rain since then.”

The Fairthorpe Electron Minor has been in just one family ownership since new in 1960. A rare little car, fitted

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