Featured as the Star Car Of the Week, our 1977 Ford Escort RS2000 will be appearing in the upcoming Jaguar Heritage, Classic and Sports Cars auction held
Our 1924 Riley 11/40 Sports Tourer featured as the main car on the front cover of the Barons British Heritage, Classic and Sports Cars Auction brochure. It
We’ve had an amazing weekend at Olympia Historic Automobile Fair and Auction. With our 1956 Jensen 541 taking pride of place beside the auction area, our 1972
Barons will auction off a pair of barn-find Jaguar E-type Series 2s during their July 17 auction at Sandown Park, offering an interesting prospect to those interested in a new project vehicle.
Expected to sell for £15,000-£20,000 apiece, the pair of Jags are a tempting purchase for anyone brave enough to take on the extensive restoration work required to bring them back to full health.
A 1969 manual example in red comes as a complete car with working engine but requires extensive body restoration, while a white 1970 automatic model with full-length Webasto sunroof comes with a triple-carburettor engine that needs an overhaul.
For those already working on an E-type project of their own, an entire bodyshell plus parts are being sold as a lot, expected to fetch around £6000-£10,000 come Tuesday.
Not every Jaguar E-type in this auction requires TLC aplenty, however. A matching numbers 1967 E-type Series 1.5 2+2 in Dark Blue, with 40,160 miles on the clock, is ready to drive away, MoT still in date. With no restoration needed in this case, £49,000 to £54,000 is expected to be where the winning bidder’s price will fall.
Barons has also embraced a summer theme for their July auction, with no less than 23 convertibles passing over their auction block on Tuesday.
A 22,300-mile 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Pagoda imported from sunny Florida tops the convertibles billing with a £60,000-£80,000 estimate, which handily comes with its original hardtop to cope with more traditional British weather.
Those looking for something older will likely be interested in a 1925 Riley Redwing, believed to be one of only four ever built. It features a 1.5L 10.8hp side valve engine mated to a four-speed non-synchro gearbox capable of 70mph, or 90mph with a downhill stretch of road and tailwind!
Those less flush with cash still have plenty of lots worth considering. A 1960 Austin Mini fitted with an early Cooper Silver Seal 998cc engine is estimated to sell for £13,000-£16,000, while some cars are estimated to go for as little as £1500, should a V6-powered Rover 827 Sterling be of interest to you.
Featured as the Star Car Of the Week, our 1977 Ford Escort RS2000 will be appearing in the upcoming Jaguar Heritage, Classic and Sports Cars auction held at Kempton Park on 16th September 2017.
Our 1924 Riley 11/40 Sports Tourer featured as the main car on the front cover of the Barons British Heritage, Classic and Sports Cars Auction brochure.
It also appeared inside, spread across a double page within the edition.
The Barons British Heritage, Classic and Sports Cars Auction brochure was given out to all attendees of the 2017 Barons British Heritage, Classic and Sports Cars Auction, held at Sandown Park Racecourse.
Reaching over 15400 twitter followers thanks to a retweet and reply from celebrity chef Galton Blackiston, Chef Owner of Morston Hall Hotel in North Norfolk where his Restaurant & Hotel is Michelin starred 4 AA rosettes 4 Red AA Stars.
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We’ve had an amazing weekend at Olympia Historic Automobile Fair and Auction.
With our 1956 Jensen 541 taking pride of place beside the auction area, our 1972 Jaguar E-Type V12 attracting the largest crowd, our 1972 Fiat 500L seemed to get the most photographic attention and our 1959 Austin Healey Sprite getting the best feedback from auctioneer Guy, the weekend couldn’t have been better for Bridge Classic Cars.
Not only did we receive fantastic feedback over the weekend but a quick search on Instagram showed that our cars were potentially seen by over 46000 Instagram followers. We can not thank the visitors of Olympia and the Instagram members enough for their amazing photos.
It’s lovely to see our cars being photographed and enjoyed by many others…
A special thank you to:
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Three of our vehicles feature in the Olympia Historic and Automobile Fair and Auction 2017 official brochure.
For those passionate about discovering, investing in, enjoying and racing fine historic automobiles from around the world, the Olympia Historic and Automobile Fair and Auction is being held at the Olympia, Kensington, London on Friday 17th February through to Sunday 19th February 2017.
To book tickets click here
It also appeared inside, spread across a double page within the edition.
Our MG also featured on their Christmas mailshot, sent out internationally to the entire Barons Auctioneers database of over 15,000 subscribers.
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Our 1971 Volvo P1800 featured in Classic Car Buyer, released on the 23rd November 2016, issue 358.
For those who love classic cars – owning, buying, driving, restoring – Classic Car Buyer is the most informative read there is. Published every Wednesday it keeps readers up-to-date with the very latest classic car and club news, follows the important issues affecting this popular market and has pages and pages of buying, owning and practical features.
If it’s happening in the classic car world, it’s happening in Classic Car Buyer – every week.
In this edition they were reviewing and featuring the highlights of Anglia Car Auction’s November sale.
“Forever handsome, thanks to styling that does not date, Volvo P1800s were popular with ACA entrants and buyers alike, with all four selling out. With lots of history and MOTs to check out during its 91,507 displayed miles, this 2011 restored 1971 P1800 coupe achieved £15,120, which was top estimate money.”
Our 1973 Aston martin AMV8 featured in Classic Car Weekly in January 2013.
‘Fancy an Aston Martin but don’t have much dosh? Well, if you’re handy with the spanners, ACA’s barn-stored V8 automatic project could be just the thing to keep you occupied this year. V8’s aren’t the cheap DB alternatives they once were, but their olde-worlde performance (and their often hit and miss build quality) remains, to many enthusiasts, as endearing as ever. Fresh out of a barn after a nine year slumber, don’t be surprised if the bidding on this example reaches its upper estimate.’
Our 1924 Riley 11/40 Sports Tourer and 1973 Aston martin AMV8 featured in Car and Classic in January 2013.
1924 Riley 11/40 Sports Tourer
‘…there’s a marvellous 1924 Riley 11/40 sports tourer with fascinating history, exported new to Australia, it was discovered in the early eighties in a semi-derelict having been rebodied as a farm pick-up. A new body was built and the original mechanics refurbished.’
1973 Aston martin AMV8
‘…white 1973 Aston Martin AMV8 auto. Barn stored for the past nine years and said to be a complete car’