2016 Las Vegas Classic Motorcycle Auctions

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Ex-Ed LaBelle 1952 Black Shadow racer and drag bike to sell at Bonhams. Photo courtesy Bonhams.

Auction houses Bonhams and Mecum are finalizing offerings at their respective annual Las Vegas classic motorcycle auctions. Bonhams will hold its one-day auction Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at Bally’s Hotel & Casino while Mecum will continue the three-day auction extravaganza established by MidAmerica Auction (Mecum acquired MidAmerica in 2013) when it holds the 25th Annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction Jan. 7-9, 2016, at South Point Casino and Exhibit Hall.

Bonhams will have approximately 250 lots on offer during its one-day sale on Thursday, Jan. 7. Highlights include a 1922 Ace Four with sidecar (sale estimate $90,000-$110,000), a 1926 Henderson Four Deluxe (sale estimate $65,000-$85,000), an ex-Ed LaBelle 1952 Vincent Black Shadow special road racer and drag bike (sale estimate $200,000-$240,000), and an ex-Steve McQueen 1963 Triumph Bonneville desert sled modified by Bud Ekins and painted by Von Dutch (sale estimate $50,000-$60,000).

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