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Silverstone Auctions launches its first bicycle sale at the Classic Motor Show in Birmingham

Silverstone Auctions has been the official auto show auction partner for almost a decade now, with this year’s edition being the tenth. And also this year, the British auction house announces its first auction dedicated to motorcycles to accompany its two days of vintage car sales.

For the start of its motorcycle sale, Silverstone Auctions prepared a collection of historic motorcycles with a 1921 Triumph Model H 550cc, a 1950 Vincent Series’ C ‘Rapide and a 1939 Brough Superior SS80 with an Alpine’ sidecar. Petrol Tube ‘, being just a few examples in its catalog.

One of the gems in the catalog is the Vincent Series ‘C’ Rapide 1950, which is in immaculate condition despite its venerable age and is valued at £ 35,000- £ 45,000 ($ 48,150- $ 62,000).

An even older two-wheeler for sale is a beautifully restored 1921 Triumph Model H 550cc, with correct numbers, estimated between £ 10,000 – £ 12,000 ($ 13,700 – $ 16,500).

The star of the show, however, is a 1939 Brough Superior SS80 with an Alpine ‘Petrol Tube’ sidecar, a rarity estimated at between £ 50,000 and £ 60,000 (approx. $ 68,800 – $ 82,500).

As Mark Bryan, Motorcycle Specialist for Silverstone Auctions explained, this year customers will have the opportunity to buy and sell bikes at the auto show. Those interested can submit their motorcycles and join the catalog alongside the iconic two-wheelers offered by the auction house.

The Lancaster Classic Motor Show 2021 will take place in Birmingham, November 12-14. Silverstone Auctions will organize its sale of motorcycles on the 12th, ahead of that of classic cars.

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