Past Results - 24th October

Bicester Classic & Vintage Cars and Motorcycles

The sale results can be seen below, if you are interested in any of the unsold lots, please call 01869 229222 or email classiccars@brightwells.com for more information. 

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 Please Note:  all prices include 12% Buyers Premium

  1. Lot Number 5

    1977 Alfa Romeo Alfetta Saloon

    Only 25,000 documented miles from new and 2 owners; first owner from 1977 to 2018; amazing condition; one of 3 remaining on UK roads; got to be the best one left!

    Sale price: £6,720

  2. Lot Number 56

    1936 Alvis Silver Eagle

    Superb saloon bodied Silver Eagle from long term 53 year ownership; veteran of several European trips in super and most usable condition throughout

    Sale price: £19,040

  3. Lot Number 74

    1928 Amilcar Riley CGSS Kerr-Bate Special

    AMENDMENT - Ex-Brooklands; fresh to the market - current owner 21 years; an important historic vehicle on original Amilcar chassis; designed and constructed c.1934

    Sale price: £76,160

  4. Lot Number 1

    1948 Austin 16 Saloon

    Very genuine post war Austin which has seen regular use including the annual Beamish Run. It's also had a supporting role in the TV series Foyles War.

    Sale price: £4,256

  5. Lot Number 55

    1965 Austin-Healey 3000 MkIII BJ8

    Very original BJ8 Healey; overdrive and electronic ignition combine to make this 3000 very driveable, while the rorty side exhaust plays that six-cylinder tune

    Sale price: £36,400

  6. Lot Number 30

    1959 Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite MKI

    A rare treat owned by the same enthusiast couple since 1960; wire wheels; Leaf Green paint; lovely time-worn patina

    Sale price: Not Sold

  7. Lot Number 8

    1975 Bentley T1

    Classic and stylish T1 with exceptionally low mileage; fresh paint and rebuilt brakes

    Sale price: Not Sold

  8. Lot Number 79

    1948 Bristol 400

    Lived most of its life in Italy; imported into the UK in 2010; professional interior re-trim with top quality leather; drive & enjoy.

    Sale price: Not Sold

  9. Lot Number 23

    C. 1931 Chevrolet AE Phaeton

    Six-cylinder Chevrolet, rewired and converted to 12v electrics including the addition of indicators to help with modern traffic. Repainted and treated to a new roof in 2014, which includes front & rear sidescreens. Stylish 1930's motoring.

    Sale price: £5,600

  10. Lot Number 41

    1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza

    Original unrestored condition; owned by an RAF engineer for 42 years; four speed manual gearbox; extensive file of paperwork and available spares including engine

    Sale price: Not Sold

  11. Lot Number 46

    1959 Citroen Ripple-Bonnet AZ

    Comprehensively restored early 2CV; Traffic-clutch; suicide doors; as nice an example as you will see

    Sale price: £9,410

  12. Lot Number 6

    1996 Daimler Double-Six

    Rare long wheel base 6.0 V12 with twin electric heated rear seats, rear blind, electric heated front seats, sunroof and special order aqua marine green coachwork

    Sale price: £3,140

  13. Lot Number 65

    1962 Daimler SP250 Dart B-Spec

    From 50 years of continuous ownership; body-off restoration in 2013; 82,000 miles; three owners from new; from a deceased estate

    Sale price: £30,740

  14. Lot Number 48

    1967 Daimler V8-250

    An essentially sound V8-250, good looking with its sunroof and wire wheels, just needing some enthusiastic TLC to bring it back up to scratch. Bargain quality motoring with that extra Daimler cachet!

    Sale price: Not Sold

  15. Lot Number 57

    1972 De Tomaso Pantera

    AMENDMENT It has come to our attention that this car was built as a left hand drive and converted in 1984. Just five owners from new, the last for 22 years; uprated and rebuilt Ford 351c.i. 2,000 miles ago; a great example of a sought after classic

    Sale price: £42,560

  16. Lot Number 28

    C. 1930 Essex Challenger Super Six Model C

    Older restoration of a RHD tourer; retrimmed; hood and sidescreens; unused for some years; for recommissioning; handsome car

    Sale price: £6,160

  17. Lot Number 64

    C. 1940 Fairground Organ Dean 54 Keyless

    A beautiful working example of this robust model believed to date from the 1940's; it comes with a generous collection of music and a free 1989 Mercedes 609 diesel box van to which it is attached!

    Sale price: Not Sold

  18. Lot Number 34

    1988 Ford Capri 280 Brooklands

    Older bare metal restoration with little use since; only four previous owners; 97,500 miles; one of only 1,038 made

    Sale price: Not Sold

  19. Lot Number 40

    1961 Ford Consul Classic

    Ex-Bob Empson Collection; one of only around 280 surviving; older restoration in very good order throughout

    Sale price: £6,440

  20. Lot Number 52

    1972 Ford Escort MkI Zakspeed replica

    Zakspeed Group 2 replica imported from South Africa 4 years ago; finished 2nd in class at HSCC Spa 2015; 225bhp at the wheels 187 lb/ft torque; very little use

    Sale price: Not Sold

  21. Lot Number 76

    1952 Ford Jeep M38 CDN

    Totally restored in the USA in 2015; rare Canadian built M38 Jeep; original engine; ready to go

    Sale price: Not Sold

  22. Lot Number 61

    1924 Ford Model T Van

    Super example of an original 1924 UK built RHD model; older restoration; a runner and won it's class in HCVS London to Brighton run in 2001

    Sale price: Not Sold

  23. Lot Number 62

    1923 Ford Model TT Flatbed Truck

    Rare original UK built RHD flatbed; current owner for past 30 years; a non-runner but complete and original throughout; what an opportunity

    Sale price: £8,400

  24. Lot Number 69

    1930 Frazer Nash Super Sports

    Ex-works demonstrator and press car; raced at Brooklands JCC members day July 1930 by HJ Aldington; featured road test in the Light Car and Cyclecar magazine July 1930; lots of history; current owner since 1963

    Sale price: £207,200

  25. Lot Number 83

    1934 Humber Snipe 80 Golfers Coupe

    Thought to be the only one remaining of two built by Lancefield; only 3 distinguished owners with an interesting history; recent full restoration with big bills on file, engine still running in

    Sale price: £32,480

  26. Lot Number 67

    1986 Jaguar C-Type Replica

    Lovely 3.4 litre C-Type recreation; fastidious build with body moulded from an original - not a kit; triple Webers; lovely patina and driving experience

    Sale price: Not Sold

  27. Lot Number 68

    1963 Jaguar E-Type S1 3.8 Roadster

    Beautifully finished Roadster converted from Coupe in late 1980s; exceptional condition with original engine and chassis number; Heritage certificate; great value with all the looks without the expense!

    Sale price: £72,800

  28. Lot Number 81

    1951 Jaguar Mark V Drophead

    Older restoration of delightful and rare 3.5 litre Drophead; only 3 owners; last owner for 38 years; recent work completed including brakes

    Sale price: £41,440

  29. Lot Number 17

    1964 Jaguar MkII 3.4 MOD

    Really nicely presented 3.4 MK II in 'Morse' colours, with manual gearbox and overdrive. Only 8000 miles covered since restoration from a bare shell 10 years ago. Lovely inside and out.

    Sale price: £20,160

  30. Lot Number 26

    1966 Jaguar MkII 3.4 MOD

    Ex Met Police car supplied through Henlys; MOD; VSE rconditioned engine; electric power steering and many sensible upgrades to make a great drivers car

    Sale price: £17,360

  31. Lot Number 50

    1963 Jaguar MkII 4.2 MOD

    Gorgeous Jaguar with upgraded 4.2 litre engine and manual with Overdrive; restored in 2012; only 63,000 miles; a real drivers car ready to be enjoyed

    Sale price: £23,520

  32. Lot Number 31

    1970 Jaguar XJ6 Series 1 4.2 automatic

    One owner from new; MOT to June 2019; good condition for year; only on the market as the vendor is moving house

    Sale price: £5,940

  33. Lot Number 14

    1988 Jaguar XJR-S Celebration

    Number 63 of the original 100 limited edition Celebration models, built to commemorate Jaguar's '88 Le Mans 24 hour victory. Built by TWR for Jaguar. Only 2 owners from new, current owner since '89. Purrs like a big cat should

    Sale price: £7,840

  34. Lot Number 59

    2001 Jaguar XK8 Convertible

    Just 14,600 miles from new; superb colour combination; eight stamps in the service history; stunning

    Sale price: £18,480

  35. Lot Number 29

    1926 Jowett Long Four

    Beautiful 1926 Jowett, starts & ticks over like the proverbial watch; from very long-term ownership; VSCC Light Car eligible; ready to enjoy.

    Sale price: Not Sold

  36. Lot Number 58

    1933 Lagonda 3-Litre Tourer

    Older ground-up restoration in stunning condition throughout; ZMBS chassis; tuned 3,181cc engine with fast touring camshaft; Alvis synchro gearbox; Borg & Beck clutch; current owner 18 years; one of 580 made and c.150 remaining; just lovely!

    Sale price: £85,120

  37. Lot Number 36

    1977 Land Rover Prototype Stage 1 V8

    Oldest running and driving stage 1 in the world; chassis fully rebuilt and powder coated; body still has original paint; just under 36,000 miles; LHD

    Sale price: Not Sold

  38. Lot Number 32

    1959 Land Rover Series 11 Station Wagon 109"

    30th series II off the production line; second oldest survivor; previously owned by the editor of LRM magazine

    Sale price: Not Sold

  39. Lot Number 9

    1976 Land Rover Series III 88"

    Three owner Landy with only 55,000 miles, believed genuine; considerable history including £4,342 spent on a gearbox overhaul, new clutch, major service and new rear X-member

    Sale price: £8,070

  40. Lot Number 51

    1929 Lea-Francis 12/40 P-Type Open Coupe with Dickey

    From a deceased estate; sympathetically restored after 40 years in storage including engine rebuild; original Cross & Ellis body and Meadows 4ED engine

    Sale price: £11,200

  41. Lot Number 13

    1965 Lenham GT

    MG Midget-based fast road/competition car; tuned and balanced 1,310cc engine; competition clutch; uprated half-shafts; roll cage; fire suppression system; very pretty; very lively!

    Sale price: £11,670

  42. Lot Number 11

    1979 Lotus Eclat 521

    Only 4,000 fine weather miles since total nut-and-bolt restoration; JPS colours; 5-speed 'box; magazine featured; religiously serviced; an exceptionally smart Eclat

    Sale price: £12,320

  43. Lot Number 4

    1982 Lotus Eclat S2

    JPS livery; just 18,500 miles from new; 100 miles since 2012; requires light recommissioning to become an excellent example of stylish Lotus

    Sale price: £6,280

  44. Lot Number 45

    1968 Lotus Elan +2

    New Sypder chassis and 2 litre Zetec; runs and drives; lots of money spent; just requires light recommissioning

    Sale price: £15,120

  45. Lot Number 20

    1998 Lotus Elise

    A fabulous low mileage original series 1 Elise; two owner; 18,500 miles; unmarked and cherished; Superlatives abound; What an opportunity!

    Sale price: Not Sold

  46. Lot Number 21

    1992 Maserati 222SE Coupe

    Extremely rare RHD 5-speed manual 2.8 Biturbo; one of only 210 made; 67,825 miles with good history; formerly owned by Ken Costello; find another one!

    Sale price: Not Sold

  47. Lot Number 77

    1937 MG VA Tourer

    A gorgeous VA finished in County cream; original body and ash frame restored in the late 90's; full weather equipment; recent engine overhaul

    Sale price: Not Sold

  48. Lot Number 16

    1956 MG Magnette ZB

    Over £4,000 recently spent with many new parts; three owners; nice transferable number; ready to go

    Sale price: Not Sold

  49. Lot Number 22

    1957 MG Magnette ZB Varitone

    Comprehensive history from new; two-tone maroon and cream body; well maintained with original working period radio

    Sale price: Not Sold

  50. Lot Number 18

    1997 MG RV8

    Under 30,000 miles from new; fastidiously maintained; extensive history

    Sale price: £18,592

  51. Lot Number 72

    1939 MG SA

    Elegant six cylinder sporting MG , fully restored in the late '90s with a full photographic record of its bare metal rebuild.. Recent work includes a rebuilt engine (2014 ) , back axle & gearbox. A very stylish pre-war motorcar which is ready to use.

    Sale price: £28,000

  52. Lot Number 12

    2006 MG ZT V8 260

    One of only 900 made; 4.6 V8; only three owners and 28,700 miles from new with good history; a cracking example of MG's Prodrive-engineered hot rod

    Sale price: Not Sold

  53. Lot Number 39

    1960 MGA 1600 Coupe

    Few owners, the current for 36 years; original matching numbers UK car; cosmetically refreshed in the 1990s and sparingly used since; the best-looking MG ever made?

    Sale price: £17,920

  54. Lot Number 53

    1960 MGA 1600 Roadster

    Just four owners from new; interesting first owner; Heritage Certificate; full weather equipment; unleaded head; electronic ignition; original number

    Sale price: £15,120

  55. Lot Number 19

    1959 MGA Roadster

    Rust-free California import; recent ground-up restoration and conversion to RHD; rebuilt unleaded engine; alloy radiator; front disc brakes; lovely in Glacier Blue

    Sale price: Not Sold

  56. Lot Number 33

    1974 MGB Roadster Aston Martin Prototype Copy

    A unique opportunity to grab this beautiful MGB rebuilt as the Aston Martin prototype; magazine featured; maybe a third the price of the real one!

    Sale price: Not Sold

  57. Lot Number 54

    1960 Mini Austin Se7en Countryman

    Built in June 1960 three months before the launch; thought to be the second earliest Countryman in existence, restored in 2012; rare internal fuel tank; lots of history

    Sale price: Not Sold

  58. Lot Number 75

    1969 Mini Cooper S Mk 2

    Hot Mk2 Cooper S, tuned engine & prepared for regularity rallies with a roll bar, Brantz trip meter & sump guard. Veteran of Cooper Club "Raids" to Ireland and the Alps

    Sale price: £24,080

  59. Lot Number 42

    1960 Mini Minor

    Extraordinary time capsule Morris with only 20,000 documented miles, less than 1000 miles covered since 1974! Rare Cowley built car with only two owners; one for the serious collector

    Sale price: £15,120

  60. Lot Number 2

    1968 Mini Traveller

    Delightful Morris Mini Traveller seeks new home after 25 years with current owner; good useable condition; recent service and driven regularly

    Sale price: Not Sold

  61. Lot Number 60

    1931 Morris Light Van

    Lovley 1931 Light Van; quality older restoration with lovely detailed features and repainted in 1991; original number; for light recommissioning after a few years off-road

    Sale price: Not Sold

  62. Lot Number 70

    1928 Morris Oxford Empire Tourer

    Rare and capable Morris; only known survivor with boat tail body; very presentable and ideal for long distance adventures

    Sale price: £10,640

  63. Lot Number 25

    1972 Moto Guzzi Falcone

    Very smart bike; MOTd and ready to go; stainless wheels and spokes; recent battery; ride home in style

    Sale price: Not Sold

  64. Lot Number 3

    1963 NSU Quickly S2-S3

    A beautifully restored machine; £3,000 spent to bring to concours condition; a delight

    Sale price: £2,020

  65. Lot Number 43

    C. 1921 Peugeot 153 B

    Impressive, top-quality French rolling chassis; a blank canvas on which to build the sporting French bolide of your dreams; substantially complete

    Sale price: £3,030

  66. Lot Number 44

    1924 Peugeot 153 BRA

    Powerful 3-litre Peugeot; very largely complete rolling chassis with four-wheel brakes; engine turns; easy project; beautiful quality

    Sale price: £6,440

  67. Lot Number 78

    1937 Riley Le Mans MPH Evocation

    This car has now sold. Please refer to department for further details

    Sale price: Not Sold

  68. Lot Number 27

    1938 Riley Nine 4-Seat Tourer

    1930 Riley nine engine gearbox and chassis; 1938 12/4 axles; constructed from a saloon some years ago; re commissioned after years in storage; use and improve

    Sale price: Not Sold

  69. Lot Number 37

    1933 Riley Nine 4-Seat Tourer

    Put together in 2000, this is a nicely built 4-seat Tourer, based on a 1933 chassis. Used extensively since for Touring, events and shows. On the button, and very usable for happy pre-war family motoring!

    Sale price: Not Sold

  70. Lot Number 82

    1963 Rover P4 95 Saloon

    A lovely, original example of one of the best British cars ever made; silky smooth 2.6 straight-six; only six owners, the fourth for 26 years

    Sale price: £4,260

  71. Lot Number 63

    C. 1880 Savage Swing Pony Roundabout

    Super rare fairground ride; 30 horses for adults and children; dating from the late 1800's; from the Buckland collection; beautifully repainted in 2005, last used in 2008 and believed to be in full working order

    Sale price: Not Sold

  72. Lot Number 7

    C. 1970 Soviet SA-6 SAM Missile

    Soviet SA-6 surface-to-air missile from the Cold War era; folding rear fins; original composite transport sarcophagus; 19ft 3ins long (586cm); inert, sadly, but will certainly fool the neighbours

    Sale price: £4,600

  73. Lot Number 49

    1927 Talbot 14/45 Saloon

    Handsome and powerful six-cylinder saloon in excellent condition; restored in 2016; very few miles since completion; one of the best 14/45s in existence

    Sale price: £12,040

  74. Lot Number 10

    1938 Talbot 3-Litre Sports Saloon

    From a deceased estate; believed one of only half-a-dozen surviving; current owner 46 years; engine last run fairly recently; interesting restoration project

    Sale price: £560

  75. Lot Number 38

    1935 Talbot AW75 six-light saloon

    Full history from new; last used in 2011; lovely original car with a tired engine; in current ownership since 1970; excellent VSCC saloon

    Sale price: £8,960

  76. Lot Number 66

    1921 Talbot-Darracq V20 Tourer

    Ex-Sword Collection; thought to be one of only three surviving; much recent work by marque expert Jim Catnach; wonderful patina; on the button and ready to go

    Sale price: Not Sold

  77. Lot Number 73

    1968 Triumph Spitifre MkIII

    A nice, original Spitfire from long-term family ownership; hard and soft tops; 51,000 miles from new; nice number

    Sale price: £8,960

  78. Lot Number 80

    1967 Triumph TR4A IRS

    WITHDRAWN

    Sale price: Not Sold

  79. Lot Number 35

    1973 Triumph TR6

    Older restoration; reconditioned engine and gearbox; uprated suspension; overdrive; recently recommissioned following 20 years in storage

    Sale price: Not Sold

  80. Lot Number 24

    1973 Triumph TR6

    Winner of 'Best Standard Car' in the Concours event at the 2017 TR Register International Weekend; full nut-and-bolt-rebuild in 2014 to exacting standards with photographic record

    Sale price: £29,120

  81. Lot Number 15

    1983 Volkswagen Golf GTi MkI 1.8

    Only 83,870 miles with excellent history from new; original purchase invoice and handbooks; few owners; rear disc brake conversion; very original example of the iconic hot hatch of the Eighties

    Sale price: Not Sold

  82. Lot Number 47

    1974 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Cabriolet

    Imported from US and restored in the early 90's; a lovely LHD example of this most attractive model

    Sale price: £11,760

  83. Lot Number 84

    1966 Volvo Amazon 131

    Great historic rally car potential; a sound body with recent radiator, brake calipers, pads & shoes; new Minilite replica alloys shod with four season tyres ( steels wheels included ); Endurance rallys here we come !

    Sale price: £7,280

  84. Lot Number 71

    1945 Willys Jeep MB

    Wartime Jeep with verification letter from Military Vehicle Trust on file; imported from Philippines in 2016; upgraded with Toyota 2.2 litre engine; new bar-grip tyres

    Sale price: £14,560