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Thanks for advising me to auction my 1956 Healey BN2!

Regarding your recommendation to put my part-restored LHD 1956 Healey BN2 in the Historics auction on 1 September, the car sold for £21,250, £7250 over the top estimate. I think I probably owe you a drink. Very many thanks for your most excellent advice.

Asked on 27 October 2012 by MGS, via email

Answered by Honest John
I know. I was there. Very, very pleased for you. The Aston Martin DB5 in the auction sold for £300,000 + commission, £40,000 over its highest estimate. The right cars are now making the sort of money from investors that used to be associated with fine art. A 1971 Fiat 500 that David Cameron once bought for his wife’s birthday comes up for auction on 17 November and may well exceed its top estimate of £12,000, just like your Healey did.
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