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Little Classics News: 22 April 2015

Eclectic Mix of Classics go Under Hammer at Silverstone

Ford Mustang

With the sun shining on Silverstone, Classic Car Auctions (CCA) successfully hammered away an eclectic mix of classic cars on offer in its second sale yesterday, with total sales of more than £330,000.

The highest selling car on the day was a beautifully presented 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible (top), which fetched a premium inclusive total of £24,380. From the other side of the Atlantic, a low mileage 1966 Jaguar Mk II 3.8 (below) sold for £22,260.

1966 Jaguar Mk II 3.8

Speaking after the sale, auction manager of CCA, Joe Watts, said: “It’s great to have increased our sales rate and helped secure some great prices for our vendors in what is only our second ever sale. It’s good to see that we’re offering even more customers the opportunity to buy and sell a classic car in a modern, hassle free way.”

1969 Marcos 1600 GT

One of the star cars of the sale, a restored 1969 Marcos 1600 GT was hard fought over, eventually selling for £12,720, more than £3,000 over its lower estimate. Presented in the iconic and striking Martini livery, a 1990 Lancia Delta HF Integrale 8v sold for £11,660, more than £4,000 over its lower estimate.

A trio of fantastic Minis were also sold from the pit garages. A rare and early 1959 Morris Mini Minor sold for £11,236, a 1989 Mini 30th Anniversary Special Edition fetched £8,162 and a limited edition 1998 Rover Mini Cooper Si Touring made £6,360.

1959 Morris Mini Minor

Joe added: “We’re now looking forward to a busy summer of sales and have some news of a very special sale that we will be announcing soon.”

Entries are now invited into CCA’s next sale, once again taking place at Silverstone circuit on 2nd June, with interest in placed on cars valued from £5,000 to £25,000.


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