Rare Motorcycles Headline Bonhams' Las Vegas Auction

| 11/18/2015 4:23:00 PM

Steve McQueen's 1963 Triumph Bonneville desert sled

Steve McQueen’s Triumph desert sled is one of the many rare motorcycles consigned to Bonhams Las Vegas auction in January. Select entries still invited. Photo courtesy Bonhams.

Following the recent news of the extensive British and American motorcycle collections headed to Bonhams’ Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction, the leading auction house is pleased to make another important announcement.

Many rare and highly significant motorcycles of international importance have been consigned. The list is long but following are a few of the highlights.

The only red Vincent White Shadow ever built will be offered. The 1951 Vincent Series C “White” Shadow is one of only 15 manufactured and the sole example made in Chinese Red. In current ownership since the early 1980s, this rarity has been professionally restored, verified by the VOC and signifies a true one of one masterpiece.

1951 Vincent White Shadow