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Sunday 26 March at 11am
Byron Kennedy Hall Entertainment Quarter


Bonhams & Goodman will kick off their gala week of auctions in March with an auction of Collectors Cars, Motor Cycles and Boats including part of the collection of the late Harold Clisby of Adelaide. The auction house recently announced its major 2006 auctions will be conducted at Byron Kennedy Hall, Entertainment Quarter (the Old Fox Studio's) in Moore Park.
Heading the catalogue of exceptional cars is a superb Bentley 6 1/2 litre Speed 6 replica, executed by the late Tony Townsend for a noted Australian collector (image attached), estimated to fetch between $580,000-$780,000. Highlights also include a Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing with Rudge Wheels (est $530,000-$580,000) and a Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster (est $400,000-460,000) . In 2003 Bonhams & Goodman sold a similar Gullwing for $583,000 - a record price. Offerings from the Clisby collection include the renowned c1969 Toyota 2000GT, the rarest and most valuable of all Japanese sports cars which is expected to fetch between $100,000 - $140,000 and a rare 1933 Brough Superior SS100 - the most internationally famous of all motorcycles, T.E Lawrence “Lawrence of Arabia“ was a famous owner and lost his life on one. (est. $140,000 - $180,000). Recently consigned is an internationally rare and important c1926 Sunbeam Twin Cam 3litre Super Sports Tourer, a rival of the famous vintage Bentley and is expected to fetch between $160,000 - 200,000. Other important entries include a c1928 Rolls-Royce Phantom 1 Saloon, body by Windover (estimate $85,000 - 125,000) by order of a major Australian trading bank(est. $160,000 - 200,000) . The auction will also include the magnificent "MV Alexa" - a 1946 vintage Halverson twin diesel 47ft motor cruiser (estimate $300,000 - 400,000) and valuable and collectable numberplates.
David Bird, Head of Collectors' Cars at Bonhams & Goodman, said, " We are thrilled with the stellar start to 2006 with a superior selection of collectors cars, motor cycles and

Boats. This sale is probably the finest collection ever offered at auction in Australia."
The full Catalogue Includes:
The renowned Clisby 1969 Toyota 2000GT Australian delivered reading 43,500 miles, $100,000 -140,000
1933 Brough Superior SS100 motorcycle with sidecar. $140,000 -180,000
1999 Renault SP Sports Spider 48,000 – 60,000
1981 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL $28,000 - 38,000
1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster $400,000-460,000
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing with Rudge wheels, in superb condition.$530,000-580,000
1928 Rolls-Royce Phantom 1 saloon by Windover with division and occasional seats. Chassis no 96 A.L $85,000 - $125,000
1974 Ferrari 365 GT4 2+2 manual. $45,000 – 55,000
1980 Porsche 928S 15,000 - 24,000
1933 Delage D8S Coupe $80,000-100,000
1926 Sunbeam 3-litre twin-cam super sports $150,000-200,000
1955 Ford Thunderbird convertible with hardtop $35,000- 50,000
1964 Buick Riviera 455 Grand sport coupe $28,000 – 38,000
1900 Locomobile Runabout $40,000 -60,000
1954 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire Saloon $7,000 – 12,000
1977 Jaguar XJ6 SII $3,000 -6,000

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