David Brown guides you through the au­to­mo­bilia auc­tion scene.

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - News - AU­TO­MO­BILIA AUC­TION SCENE DAVID BROWN

GOLD­ING YOUNG & MAWER, BOURNE,

LIN­COLNSHIRE, 10 FE­BRU­ARY A strong se­lec­tion of more than 100 mo­tor­sport and clas­sic car items kick-started Gold­ing Young & Mawer’s Col­lec­tive Sale at Bourne, Lin­colnshire, on 10 Fe­bru­ary.

A col­lec­tion of ephemera from for­mer BRM em­ployee Miss Joy Dean in­cluded some rare pho­tos taken at the for­mer rac­ing team’s works where the auc­tion was held, plus signed pic­tures from driv­ers in­clud­ing Pedro Ro­driguez and John Sur­tees. Sold well for a ham­mer price of £320.

Of the paint­ings of­fered, John Pit­t­away’s oil on board of Mal­colm Camp­bell’s Blue­bird at Day­tona Beach 1928, sold for £240, just below bot­tom es­ti­mate. There was Don­ald Camp­bell in­ter­est in a 1965 Sleaford Round Ta­ble Grass Track Car Rac­ing pro­gramme of events, which re­alised £100.

A 1906 Ch­ester sil­ver nov­elty pep­per pot in the form of a uni­formed chauf­feur made £460, above es­ti­mates of £200-£300.

A free-stand­ing petrol pump (com­plete with lump of con­crete on the base) made £140, while a more mo­bile wall-mounted ver­sion sold at £270.

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There was a lot of in­ter­est in the ephemera col­lec­tion of for­mer BRM em­ployee Joy Dean – and your correspondent went home empty handed.

John Pit­t­away’s oil paint­ing of Mal­colm Camp­bell’s Blue­bird was ex­hib­ited at The Guild of Mo­tor­ing Artists’ An­nual Ex­hi­bi­tion at Thoresby Park, 1996. It sold for £240 at the Bourne sale.

Sil­ver chauf­feur pep­per pot any­one? Sold for

£460 (plus buyer’s

pre­mium and VAT).

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