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Antony Davies

FINE ART AUCTIONEERS - VALUERS - CAFÉ - EXHIBITING GALLERIES
SYDNEY PERTH BRISBANE LONDON
WEMYSS GALLERY
10 WENTWORTH AVE SYDNEY NSW 2000
(OPPOSITE THE YWCA, CLOSEST STATION MUSEUM)

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Previous Auction Details
Australia Day - Jan 26 2000
Hyde Park Barracks
Veteran, Vintage & Classic Vehicles Auction

 
Vintage Motor Cycles and Scooters 
Auction: Saturday 31st July 1999

Sydney - Wentworth Avenue
Included a number of vintage motorcycles from the
collection of Wayne Gardner.
Of particular interest:
a 1924 Velocette Solo with belt drive ($8,000/10,000)
and a 1935 Velocette Sports dual ($6,000/8,000).
Also a range of good scooters and restored and
unrestored machines from the 1920s to 1980s.


Sunday 7th March 1999
A motorcycle collection

 Wentworth Ave Sydney
Sale included about 30 machines including a 1958 Gissetta 175cc
Scooter and an R69 BMW with sidecar

1998 Auction Details

18th October 1998
Important Collectors Vehicles and Aircraft
including surplus vehicles from the collection of the Australian War Memorial
Included some motorcycles

 
1945 B-25J Mitchell Bomber
Estimate AUD$200,000/250,000
Delivered to USAAF 5th July 1945, in service until 1957, in store 1958, sold 1959 and used commercially including various transport companies in Alaska and Pacific Alaska Airlines, flew to Australia in 1983, purchased by AWM January 1988, last serviced Feb 1987. Total hours to date: airframe: less than 7,010.30, Engines: 10 hours flight time, lh engine 64 hrs, rh engine 190 hours (servicing is required every 1,000 hours. Aircraft is the only example in Australia. It was flown by the AWM at air shows in the late 1980s, and has since been professionally laid up in the Canberra store.

The sale included:

1942 Daimler Scout Car Mk 2 
1942 GMC 2 1/2 Ton General service Truck 
1944 Ford F30 Military Ambulance 
1942 Ford Marmon-Herrington General Service Truck 
1942 Ford 1/4 Ton 4x4 Amphibious Jeep 

 
 
 
Saturday 18th July 1998
VETERAN & VINTAGE MOTOR CYCLES 
& ACCESSORIES AUCTION

An exceptional collection of thirty veteran, vintage and classic motorcycles including both restored and unrestored examples. Prices ranged from under $500 to over $15,000 and included:

1925 Australian Waratah 247cc Light Motorcycle 
1925 AJS 350cc Solo Motorcycle $8,000/10,000 
1935 Harley-Davidson WL Series Solo Motor Cycle, ex Siam Military 
1942 Harley-Davidson WLA Civilian. 
1950 BSA Bantam Motorcycle 
1954 Panther 600cc longstroke Solo Motorcycle 
1954 Triumph T100 Motorcycle. 
1955 Maico Mobil Model MB200
Maiko Mobil
1958 R26 BMW Solo Motorcycle 
1958 Triumph T500 Trophy. 
1959 Vespa Ape Three Wheeled delivery 
1967 Triumph Bonneville, US. 
1971 Triumph Tiger 100 Motorcycle. 
1994 Moto Guzzi 1100i Californian
1955 Vespa Scooter and five other Scooters 
1987 Bimota DB1
Triumph

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