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Motorcycles Make Their Mark at Classic Bike Sale

very rare 1898 Phebus Motor Tricycle was among the highlights at the Bonhams Beaulieu Sale on Saturday 8th September. The 2 3/4hp model, geared for speeds in excess of 30mph, sold for £28,750. The entire contents of the Exmoor Classic…

 

Rare Classic Racing Bikes Offered at Classic Bike Auction,

The 1929 Grindlay-Peerless JAP 500cc ‘Hundred Model’ that is one of only two of its kind known to survive lapped Brooklands at over 100mph in 1937.
An extremely rare racing motorcycle from the 1920s that lapped the famous Brooklands race circuit at over 100mph is expected to generate intense competition among bidders at the Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale on Sunday 21st October 2012.
One of only two of its kind known to survive, the 1929 Grindlay-Peerless-JAP 500cc ‘Hundred Model’ (estimate £50,000 – £70,000) won the Brooklands ‘Gold Star’ award in 1937 in the hands of prominent VMCC member, the late Edmond ‘Boy’ Tubb.