Sunday, November 20, 2016

The Banfield Collection

1913 Merryweather Fire Engine. 100k
A collection of vintage vehicles ranging from open top double-decker buses to a 1913 fire engine, and a 1935 London Taxi to a 1914 Rolls-Royce, went under the auctioneer’s hammer in 2014.

Over 1,000 lots with 99.7% sold brought over £3 million.

1904 Talbot CT4V-B 12/16-hp Brougham.

1904 Mors 24/32-hp Roi des Belges. $ 1m.
1922 AEC S-Type Open-Top Double-Deck bus. £281,500
A spokesman for Bonhams said: “For more than 50 years Michael dedicated himself to the preservation, promotion, and use of historic road transport as part of our national heritage.

Most of this work was undertaken on a voluntary basis as a true enthusiast.
1906 Minerva 40-hp Roi des Belges. $ 200,000
1910 Renault AX 8HP $ 40,000

1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50-hp Silver Ghost Landaulette. $ 640,000
1963 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8-Litre. $ 73,000