Ivan Mauger col­lec­tion head­lines Bon­hams auc­tion

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Bon­hams Au­tumn Auc­tion, to be held at Stafford, UK on 15th Oc­to­ber, will fea­ture a col­lec­tion of bikes and mem­o­ra­bilia of­fered by the fam­ily of Ivan Mauger, the 20th cen­tury’s most suc­cess­ful speed­way rider, with nine World Cham­pi­onships in Speed­way and Long track, and more than 1,000 wins in in­ter­na­tional events in 26 coun­tries. Up for auc­tion will be the 2-valve Jawa on which he won the 1969 World ti­tle and the DOHC Jawa that he rode to take the crown in 1977. There is also a 1964 Ro­trax-JAP that Ivan rode to nu­mer­ous suc­cesses, a 1972 Jawa chas­sis which in­cor­po­rates the en­gine he used to win the 1972 World Fi­nal, the 1971 World Long Track win­ning Jawa, and a 1965 model ESO speed­way bike that was pre­sented to him by the New­cas­tle Di­a­monds team. There is also a se­lec­tion of tro­phies, hel­mets and other items as­so­ci­ated with Mauger’s glit­ter­ing ca­reer.

ABOVE The 1969 World ti­tle Jawa and the 1977 World Cham­pi­onship win­ner.

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