Pedal cars take the prize
REVIEW: Charterhouse, Sherborne, Dorset, 20 January
The two featured collections provided the highlights in the automobilia selections in Charterhouse’s 20 January antiques sale.
From the John Oliver collection (see CCW, 18 January), the Austin Pathfinder pedal car eventually sold for a total of £3720, while the final price paid for the nicely patinated, red Austin J40 pedal car – complete with flying ‘A’ bonnet badge – was £1984.
The HH Breach collection ( CCW, 11 January) of motorsport prizes reached a mid-estimate winning bid of £2400. The total price paid, including premium, was £2976. www.charterhouseauction.com