Brough Superior motorcycles spent five decades tucked away in a Cornwall
village. Bonhams will sell the recently discovered bikes at auction in April.
Even now, Brough Superiors impress.
George Brough built big, beautiful, machines capable of three-figure speeds in
an era when going that fast on a public road was considered evidence of
insanity. One set the 1937 speed record of 170 mph.
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motorcycles and check out the photos.
The 24 lots that will appear in the Christie’s SPECTRE Auction have been revealed today. The items include SPECTRE watches, props, costumes and other unique items such as a framed set of Rankin character portraits signed by the actors.
The online-only sale will offer 14 lots including a SPECTRE clapperboard signed by Daniel Craig, Hinx’s steel nails worn by Dave Bautista and one of Christoph Waltz’s tailored Oberhauser costumes. The online auction will be open for bidding from Tuesday 16 to Tuesday 23 February but all lots can be viewed online now.
The invitation-only live auction will be held on Thursday 18 February at Christie’s in London. As well as the Aston Martin DB10 the live auction lots will include a final SPECTRE Script signed by Director Sam Mendes and Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, Oberhauser’s gold SPECTRE ring worn by Christoph Waltz and Bond’s iconic white Tom Ford tuxedo as worn by Daniel Craig.
All proceeds from the auctions will benefit Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), other charitable organisations and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS)
SPECTRE is released on Digital HD on 19 February in the UK, and on Blu-ray and DVD on 22 February.
The full auction e-catalogue of all 24 lots can be viewed here:
When you meet a Vizier, you’ll know that they are unmistakable. In their eyes is the reflection of a hundred thousand years. Their bodies have preserved primordial traits; the majesty of their timeless presence, unparalleled.
I am auctioning this guy off over here! I’m pretty fond of his design, so I hope he finds a good home!
Lamborghini Countach 400S, 1981. This original, right-hand drive Countach is to be auctioned by Silverstone Auctions at Race Retro, taking place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, on the February 26-28. It is one of seven RHD 400S models produced and has covered 61,155 km (38,221 miles) from new. Its first UK owner was Tim Dutton Wooley (of Dutton Cars fame). The 400S is estimated at between £200,000 and £250,000
Above features a finished lineart of a generic canine! Since I will not be using this lineart for anything, I’ve decided to auction it off to whoever wants to see their character filled into the lines.
This auction runs from January 19 until end of day January 23, 2016.