Barons records second-best auction

Barons recorded the second-best sale in its 12-year history when it auctioned 37 vehicles for a total of £544,000 last month.

A rare 1963 Bentley Continental 2 Door Coupe by Mulliner - one of eleven built, only eight of which were right-hand drive - was sold for £159,000 on October 26.

A 1968 Lancia Flavia Coupe, a 1953 Oldsmobile 98 Sedan and a 2000 Rover Mini Cooper Sport also went under the hammer at Sandown Park, Surrey.

Managing director ofBarons, Laurence Sayers-Gillan, said: "This was an excellent result and was not only significant for the sale of the Bentley.

"We now look forward to our popular annual Yuletide Classic sale at Sandown Park on December 7. This is already looking good with some very tasty consignments, including a lovely SSI Tourer, an Aston Martin DBS 6 with ZF manual box, a rare Lotus Cortina SE MKI and other interesting motor cars."

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