British classics sold at Historics

An array of British marques, including Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Jaguar, went under the hammer at the Historics Spring Sale at Brooklands on May 18.

A green 1928 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Boat Tail Tourer by Brampton Brothers fetched £48,000 at auction, while a yellow 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Three Position Open Tourer went under the hammer for £25,000.

A total of seven Bentleys took part in the sale, of which a 1960 S2 Continental by Park Ward sold for £46,000.

The Jaguar E-Type, which is celebrating its centenary year, proved popular among bidders.

One bidder bought a 1969 Series II Roadster for £24,000, while a 1958 Jaguar XK150 Fixedhead Coupe fetched £36,500.

A recreation by RAM of the famed D-Type went under the hammer for £30,000.

One of just four 1951 Austin A70 Hereford Pickups known to still exist fetched £17,500, more than what was expected.

TheHistorics Spring Sale also featured vehicles from European manufacturers such as Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche.

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