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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 ...

Motos at Rétromobile 2019

One of the featured marques was Gnome et Rhône. A similar example like this was ridden from Paris to Moscow.More than 132,000 people attended the 44th year of Rétromobile at the Paris Expo Port de Versailles convention center during the first week of February. Numerous automobile, 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 ...

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 ...

John Lennon’s 1969 Honda Z50A Sells for World Record Price

Motorcycle history was made by H&H Classics at the National Motorcycle Museum in England on March 4, 2018, when the company sold two iconic bikes for new world record prices.H&H’s lineup of 170 bikes included a number of gems that had the place heaving despite a week of atrocious ...

Historic Pre-Production Honda CB750 Fetches Record Price

Motorcycle history was made by H&H Classics at the National Motorcycle Museum in England on March 4, 2018, when the company sold two iconic bikes for new world record prices.H&H’s lineup of 170 bikes included a number of gems that had the place heaving despite a week of atrocious ...

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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