Classic for under £10K

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Re: Tax-exempt classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

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Well the motorcycle sale is done and dusted and the results are already posted up on the Brightwells website. Unfortunately my £100 wouldn't have bought anything, although the Raleigh Wisp did go for a hammer price of £150.

This AJS Model 14CSR went for £900 hammer price.
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This Yamaha XS500 went for £1,400 hammer price
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and the little Raleigh Wisp made £150 hammer price

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Been speaking to the museum today for further information about purchasing two vehicles in the forthcoming auction.

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DickieG wrote:Been speaking to the museum today for further information about purchasing two vehicles in the forthcoming auction.
Interesting :)

Do tell more :wink:

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It looks as though there were at least two RR/Bentleys not on the block, an MPW coupé n blue with cream Everflex roof and a bronze Silver Spirit.

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Brightwells have a classic car auction on Wednesday this week May 13th.

Amongst other things there is a little bit of French interest with a pair of Peugeot 205 Cabriolets, and a BX and a DS.

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If I had a choice though I would probably walk away quite satisfied with this one

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Oooooo that would be good. A 205 for fun and an old rover for distance. Already got a pug, albeit broken just now, rover v8? Yes please!

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Davie, Couldn't agree more :-D I really fancy the red Pug....

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Isn't it funny to see the 205s at "original" ride height? They look so odd compared to the more common chavved-up ones.

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addo wrote:Isn't it funny to see the 205s at "original" ride height? They look so odd compared to the more common chavved-up ones.
Would this be what is known as a chavved up 205? Disregarding the looks that would be a nightmare to drive in Northumberland even on our flatest roads!

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Gosh, that's awful Neil :cry: :evil: It's managed to destroy the beautiful lines of a 205 and made it almost unrecognisable..

That is a crime.

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VOMIT ROCKET....typical of the tasteless crap that is done to these poor Pug HedgeDozers

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It could be a genuine T16 which did look pretty chavvy to begin with...

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More like a genuine "Adobe Edition" 205... ;)

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Ooooh...I'll have the P6 please...

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Zelandeth wrote:Ooooh...I'll have the P6 please...
...you would probably have to take one less suitcase though cos its got a proper size spare wheel in the boot :)

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There's a nice white Rover 2000 up for auction as well with a bright red leather interior

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