Charterhouse Auctions are Wheelie Good

Charterhouse Auctioneers, based in Sherborne, has been holding classic car and motorcycles for many years. During this time, they have set record prices for pretty much anything which has a wheel, and now have some stunning entries for their auctions of classic and vintage cars on 14th June at The Royal Bath & West Showground, 19th July at Sherborne Castle, and for their next specialist auction devoted to classic motorcycles at the Carole Nash International Classic Bike Show at Netley Marsh in The New Forest, on 4th September.

“Both the classic car and classic motorcycle auctions have been giving very strong bidding not only from UK collectors and dealers, but we also receive a good number of enquiries for overseas clients who use the live internet bidding facility we offer.” Commented Matthew Whitney. “Every year, we are travelling further and further afield seeing clients and their collection they are looking to auction.”

The first Charterhouse auction on Sunday 14th June is being held at The Footman James Classic Car Show at Shepton Mallet. Star cars entered here include a 1934 Wolseley Hornet Eustace Watkins Daytona Special Sports at £25,000-28,000 from a Somerset collector, a 1950 Bentley Mk VI £24,000-26,000 from Devon, a 1955 Land Rover Series I £7,000-9,000 also from Devon and two Jaguar E Types for £60,000-70,000 and £32,000-35,000.

Next up is the classic car auction being held in the beautiful grounds of Sherborne Castle on 19th July. Heading up the auction is a 1922 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, which was used in the 1974 Great Gatsby film starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow, £130,000-140,000, a 1938 Rolls Royce Wraith, from a client in Essex, £40,000-50,000, and a trio of very rare Edsel convertibles, from a well known Dorset collection, estimated overall at £100,000.

Finally, is Charterhouse have their specialist auction devoted to classic motorcycles being held in conjunction with the Carole Nash International Eurojumble in The New Forrest on 4th September. Already entered are a 1933 AJS 948cc V twin combination, from a client in Essex £20,000-25,000, a 1937 Ariel Red Hunter £3,000-5,000, and a rare 1938 SOS DC £3,000-5,000 and a 1954 Panther M75 £2,500-3,500, all from near Weston-super-Mare, amongst many other motorcycles.

Charterhouse is now accepting further entries for these important specialist auctions.

For further information contact Matthew Whitney, Head of Classic Cars & Motorcycles at Charterhouse, The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne DT9 3BS 01935 812277 or send Matthew an email of your items to sell and value on

1934 Wolseley Hornet Eustace Watkins Daytona Special Sports at £25,000-28,000 for auction on Sunday 14th June

1922 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost £130,000-140,000 for auction Sunday 19th July

1933 AJS 948cc V twin combination for auction Friday 4th September £20,000-25,000
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