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2020 Mecum and Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auctions

2020 Las Vegas auctions Auction houses Mecum and Bonhams are busy preparing for the 2020 Las Vegas motorcycle auctions. Mecum will return with another massive portfolio of bikes, with a reported 1,750 machines scheduled to go under the hammer during their six-day mega-auction, Jan. 21-26, ...

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Morbidelli Motorcycles at the Autumn Stafford Sale

Comprising approximately 300 motorcycles, and representing every decade of the 20th century, this important collection was built up by the museum’s founder, motorcycle manufacturer and Grand Prix boss Giancarlo Morbidelli, over a period of 40 years. The auctioning of the Morbidelli Motorcycle ...

Crockers Top Vegas Sales

A 1925 BMW R37 racer from the MC Collection sold for $220,000 at Mecum. Photos by Robert Smith.A 1939 Crocker “Big Tank” from the Stockholm, Sweden MC Collection took top price at $704,000 (including premium) at the Mecum Las Vegas motorcycle auctions, Jan. 22-27. Runner-up was another ...

Steve McQueen Triumph Sets Record at Bonhams Vegas Auction

Sale of collectors’ motorcycles achieves nearly $1.5 million. Photo courtesy Bonhams.On Jan. 24, 2019, at the Rio Hotel & Casino, Bonhams’ annual Las Vegas auction saw the 1938 Triumph 5T Speed Twin formerly owned by Steve McQueen sell for $175,500. When the hammer fell and the King of ...

2019 Las Vegas Motorcycle Auctions

Auction houses Mecum and Bonhams are busy getting ready for the 2019 Las Vegas motorcycle auctions. Bonhams’ one-day auction takes place on Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino, and Mecum will return with another massive portfolio of bikes, with 1,750 machines scheduled ...

Steve McQueen, Dennis Hopper and Paul Newman Bikes at Bonhams’ Barber Auction

Up for sale: Steve McQueen’s 1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross, which he rode in the landmark motorcycle film On Any Sunday.In addition to Steve McQueen’s Husqvarna from the film On Any Sunday, Bonhams auctioneers say it will also have bikes ridden or owned by Paul Newman, Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper ...

Second-Ever Black Lightning Headlines Barber Auction

The second-ever Vincent Black Lightning will be sold at Bonhams' Barber auction.Rollie Free's capture of the "world's fastest production motorcycle" record in 1948 on a tuned Series B Black Shadow led directly to Vincent marketing a racer of similar specification to Free's machine: the Series ...

The King of Cool’s Vincent Comet

Briefly owned by legendary film star and motorcycle enthusiast Steve McQueen, this 1953 Vincent Series C Comet will be offered at Bonhams’ Oct. 6, 2018, auction at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. All photos by Somer Hooker.One day back in the 1970s, I was talking with the late Gene ...

Bonhams Announces New Motorcycle Auction at Barber Vintage Festival

Bonhams is delighted to announce a new addition to its global calendar: a classic motorcycle auction at the Barber Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, Alabama. The sale will be hosted in conjunction with the famous Barber Vintage Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6.“The Barber Motorsports Museum is ...

Jack Ehret Vincent Sets Record at Bonhams’ 2018 Las Vegas Auction

Sold for $929,000: Jack Ehret’s 1951 Vincent Black Lightning. Photos courtesy Bonhams.The 1951 Vincent Black Lightning ridden by Aussie Jack Ehret in 1953 to an Australian Land Speed Record of 140.509mph sold at Bonhams’ 2018 Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction for a breath-taking $840,000 — a ...

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