• Short Summary

    VETERAN CAR ENTHUSIASTS PAID HIGH PRICES FOR SOME CLASSIC EXAMPLES OF THE MOTORING WORLD AT AN AUCTION IN LONDON TODAY.

  • Description

    1.
    TGV ENTHUSIASTS WALK ROUND LOOKING AT CARS (2 SHOTS)
    0.11

    2.
    SV CAR NO. 85 1902 PEUGOT BABY
    0.24

    3.
    SV CAR NO. 46 .. 1911 STAR TOURER
    0.32

    4.
    SV CR NO. 28 1902 PANHARD
    0.35

    5.
    CU 1907 MINERVE MOTORCYCLE
    0.40

    6.
    CU ANOTHER OLD CAR
    0.45

    7.
    CU NO. 17 TAMPLIN CYCLE CAR (1912)
    0.48

    8.
    GV CROWDS AT AUCTION
    0.51

    9.
    CU PILE OF OLD BRASS CAR HEADLAMPS
    0.56

    10.
    CU 1904 GLADIATOR
    0.59

    11.
    CU TWO MORE VINTAGE CARS
    1.07

    12.
    SV 1900 DE DION-BOUTON
    1.20

    13.
    CU 1908 N.A.C.
    1.16

    14.
    CU CARS NO. 45.. 1911 ROLLS ROYCE SILVER GHOST
    1.21

    15.
    CU ENGINE
    1.26

    16.
    CU STEERING WHEEL AND INSTRUMENTS
    1.31

    17.
    CU INTERIOR
    1.37



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    Background: VETERAN CAR ENTHUSIASTS PAID HIGH PRICES FOR SOME CLASSIC EXAMPLES OF THE MOTORING WORLD AT AN AUCTION IN LONDON TODAY. THE TOP PRICE WAS GBP9,200-STERLING FOR A 1911 ROLLS-ROYCE "SILVER GHOST" LANDAULETTE.

    ONE OF THE OLDEST CARS ON DISPLAY WAS A 1902 PEUGOT "BABY", A TWO-SEATER WITH A 6 1/2 HORSEPOWER ENGINE. POSSIBLY THE OLDEST CAR AT THE AUCTION WAS A 1900 DE DION-BOUTON. AS WELL AS THE CARS, THERE WERE SOME FINE EXAMPLES OF VETERAN MOTORCYCLES.

    ONE MOTORCYCLE THAT ATTRACTED A LOT OF ATTENTION WAS A 1907 MINERVE, AND THERE WAS ALSO A 1921 TAMPLIN CYCLECAR, WHICH SOLD FOR GBP480. THE AUCTION WAS HELD AT THE A.W.P. SMITH MOTORING MUSEUM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1Q5BHV7AUTNVSQR3USMHSPS8V
    Media URN:
    VLVA1Q5BHV7AUTNVSQR3USMHSPS8V
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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