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H&H's Duxford sale sees many pre-sale estimates smashed

Published 02 May 2014

H&H’s latest itreration of its popular spring sale at Duxford was as well attended as ever, drawing in some big bidders too. The sale total was in excess of £2.25 million with saw numerous lots exceeding their guide estimates. Top seller was an unrestored Aston Martin DB6 (above), with long history and manual conversion, which made £157,920.

The ‘barn find’ (that term again) 1934 Lagonda M45 T8 Tourer justified its spot below the rostrum by selling for £123,200 (more than twice its low estimate figure). Also scoring well was the 1964 Lotus Elan GTS (with Shapecraft aluminium hardtop) which made £100,800 and looks set to continue its competition career. 

Other strong performers included the 1976 Ferrari 308GTB ‘Vetroresina’ (below, £92,400), 1965 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Cabriolet (£69,440), 1977 Maserati Khamsin (£56,000) and 1923 Marmon Model 34B 2-Passenger Speedster (£53,760).

Top seller among the various items of motobilia on offer was a set of Mike Hailwood’s Lookwell Martini Yamaha Leathers. Worn by the great man during his famous comeback at the 1978 Isle of Man TT (albeit in the Senior and Lightweight races), they sold for £16,800.

For more information, visit H&H's website

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