Jul 30, 2012
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NEARLY 60 DISTINCT MOTORCYCLES FROM 3 IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTIONS TO BE OFFERED AT UPCOMING SALE
Bikes take center stage on the first day of Bonhams two-day auction.
San Francisco - Nearly 60 uncommon and unique motorcycles, some of them of tremendous value and importance, will be offered for sale by Bonhams at their 15th annual world-renowned automotive auction in Carmel, California on August 16th.
Many of these motorcycles come from the extraordinary collections of the late Otis Chandler of Los Angeles, Eddie Rickenbacker's Bar & Grill in San Francisco, and a private European collector in Great Britain.
Here is but a sample of the fantastic array of bikes on offer:
1907 Indian Single Torpedo Tank 'Monkey on a Stick' Racer: est. $40,000-$60,000
1910 Pierce Four in untouched, original condition: est. $120,000-$150,000
1912 Indian Twin Board Track Racer in completely original, unrestored condition: est. $70,000-$90,000
1918 Reading Standard Twin Sidecar Combo: $50,000-$70,000
1920 Mars Type A20 in genuine, restored condition: est. $100,000-$125,000
ex-Bud Ekins, Von Dutch 1922 Motosacoche Twin: est. $18,000-$24,000
1937 Brough Superior SS-100 in restored concours condition: est. $220,000-$250,000
1937 Crocker Small Tank in immaculate restored condition: est. $270,000-$340,000
1940 Crocker Big Tank in immaculate restored condition: est. $270,000-$340,000
1941 Indian Four with Sidecar: est. $70,000-$90,000
1945 Kettenkrad 3 Open Seater in rare, original like-new condition: est. $120,000-$150,000
1956 MV Agusta CSS Squalo Racer: est. $30,000-$40,000
1970 BSA Rocket 3 Rob North Factory Racer: est. $160,000-$200,000
For a complete list of the motorcycles to be offered at Bonhams' sale at Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley on Aug. 16-17 during the Monterey Peninsula Automotive Week (a.k.a. Pebble Beach Week), visit: