The untouched threesome are all V-twins – a Vincent Rapide, an 11-50 Brough Superior dating to 1935 and another Brough, a 1928 Overhead 680. While the Rapide and the 11-50 are up on the wheels, the 680 is a true kit. Expect bidding for all three to be fierce. Details on these and other items in the sale from 0870 0273 616 or www.bonhams.com. The 1951 Rapide possesses matching numbers and has been in single ownership since 1969, while the estimate on the 11-50 is £18,000-£26,000…
• Nortons at Brooklands
The Surrey Branch of the NOC will be holding a Norton Day at Brooklands on June 8 at the old Brooklands Circuit near Weybridge in Surrey.
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Planned events are a Norton Concours, a traditional jazz band playing all day, an adrenaline pumping opportunity in the afternoon to ride up the famous Test Hill as well as the chance to see their wonderful collection of period racing bikes, cars and classic aircraft. Last but not least is the unmissable chance to inhale the special ‘Spirit of Brooklands’ atmosphere.
Entrance to Brooklands is £10, gates open at 10am and there will be a NOC marquee after the site entrance. Register at the marquee before 12pm for the Test Hill or at www.nortonatbrooklands.co.uk
Contact Peter White on 07768 734200 or [email protected] for further details.