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Veteran, Vintage and Classic Motorcycles at Chorleys on 21st August

Saturday 21st August 2010 11.00 Prinknash Abbey Park, GL4 8EX
The usual peaceful surroundings of Chorley’s saleroom at Prinknash is soon to be shattered by the sound of revving throttles and the smell of engine grease as Chorley’s herald the arrival of entries in their newest auction of Veteran, Vintage & Classic Motorcycles on Saturday 21st August.
Bradbury SpeedBradbury SpeedThe undisputed Star of the Show is a magnificent 3 ½ hp single-cylinder Bradbury ‘Speed’, built in 1911 and restored in 2008 by the late Peter Sole, whose name is extremely wellknown in the biking world. In its first year of showing, this motorcycle won Best in Show at Stafford and Champion of
Champions at Malvern. It is guaranteed to attract a great deal of interest and comes with an estimate of £14,000-16,000. Caption hp single-cylinder Bradbury ‘Speed’, 1911, copyright Mortons Archives

The sale has something to suit all pockets and tastes and other
bikes in the sale include a Francis Barnett 98cc Powerbike in original condition, estimated to fetch around £1,200-1,500; a gleaming red BSA Road Rocket from 1957, and a Norton ES2 from the previous year, each with an estimate of £3,000-4,000.
Also included is a group of trials bikes dating from the 1930s to 1960s which have been run until very recently.
Chorley’s are still accepting entries for this exciting sale but the deadline is fast approaching so if you have a motorcycle (of any type)or any motoring collectables that you might like to include, please contact Catrin Hampton on 01452 344499 or email
We would be happy to arrange an appraisal for auction, without charge or obligation, at your convenience.
The printed catalogue will be available from early August alongside a fully illustrated online catalogue on
Viewing days: 19th and 20th August, 9am-5pm.

Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire, GL4 8EX

Telephone 01452 344499

Source: IONA PR


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