The Classic Automotive Auction
Featuring over 300 Lots – 17th November 2019, Cheltenham Victoria
Donington Auctions are proud to announce our upcoming auction ‘The Classic Automotive Auction’. This live auction will be held in Cheltenham, Victoria on Sunday the 17th of November and features a fantastic line up of classic automotive lots including motorcycles, rare and historic numberplates, over 100 lots of garagenalia, and tractors together with hundreds of memorabilia items.
A highlight of the auction is the historic single digit Queensland Registration Plates ‘9.’ This is only the second time the plates have appeared on the market in the 97 years since being issued. The Q9 plates were issued to the 9th registered motor vehicle in Queensland. The pair of Q9 plates and the right to display is sold with accompanying certificate of Registration of Motor Vehicle issued by QLD Department of Transport and Main Roads.
We have over 10 classic motorcycles on offer including the beautiful 1939 Triumph Speed Twin 5T with Dusting sidecar. This motorcycle has an amazing history, from being hidden from war service under a market garden to the father son family ownership. Another exciting feature lot is the rare and collectable 1977 Ducati 750 Super Sport square case, one of a mere 100 built in 1977. Other marques include Norton, Royal Enfield, Ariel, BSA, Velocette and Kawasaki. Also included in the auction is a Jap twin engine and a rare AJ Stevens engine.
On the tractor front we have an beautifully restored John Deere AR tractor and an original BMC Nuffield 4DM. From the same estate collection is a 1968 Model IH Australian Army 6×6 petrol engine truck.
The auction also consists of a large single owner Caltex collection and other garagenalia from various vendors which includes a c1930 petrol bowser, large original enamel signs, a 1.8-meter Caltex circular illumination sign, globes etc. The automotive memorabilia includes, impressive mascots, Michelin Bibendum figures, signed limited edition books, rare parts, models and many many more.