D rei of the veterans are already for the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2011 reported. The purchase of one of these automobiles is the last chance to be part of the automobile race that first took place in 1896 this year.
Three cars with entry authorization for the 2011 Veteran Car Run
The oldest vehicle in the auction is a Fisson 8 PS wagonette from 1898. According to the auction catalog, this six-seater is said to be the last of this model. The estimate for the 113-year-old automobile (lot 208) is between 170,000 and 200,000 euros.
One year younger is the Panhard-Levassor type M2F 6PS Wagonette, which is powered by a Daimler-Phoenix engine. The twin with a displacement of 1,655 cubic centimeters has an output of around six hp. The vehicle was discovered in an old factory decades ago. It had been walled in there along with a Serpollet steam wagon and a DeDion bouton. The other two vehicles ended up in the famous Schlumpf brothers' collection, the Panhard-Levassor to a Swiss collector. It was later shown in the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu. The car with matching numbers (chassis and engine number: 1510) from 1899 is also registered for the Veteran Car Run on November 6th. The estimate is € 150,000 to € 170,000.
The third veteran to take part in this year's London to Brighton Veteran Car Run is Lot 202, a Deckert 8 hp two-seater from 1902, for which an estimate of 57,000 up to 63,000 euros.
In addition to the veteran vehicles, 139 automobiles will be auctioned on November 4th.
All automobiles and other highlights of the auction can be seen in our photo show .
Auction dates Bonhams Veteran Motor Cars and Related Automobilia
- Location: New Bond Street, London
- Address: 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR
- More information: www.bonhams.com
Visits (local time)
- Thursday, November 3, 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Friday, November 4 from 9.30 a.m.
- Automobilia at 2 p.m., vehicles at 4 p.m.
- Phone: +44 (0) 20 7447 7447