Brooklands’ best of British
A unique AC, plus Jaguars, Rolls-Royces and Minis get buyers’ pulses racing
Two viewing days ensured plenty of time for wouldbe buyers to acquaint themselves with Historics’ offerings, and with more than 150 cars available, there was something for almost everybody. Strong prices, including the £130,000-plus paid for the 2012 AC and £140,000-plus that bought the 1962 Jaguar E-type roadster was evidence that not only is the market strong, but that Historics had put the effort in to marketing the cars with an easy-touse website and a catalogue arriving well before the sale. That translated into sales of £2.885 million, and a sale rate of 76.5 per cent.
Historics has settled in with big sales and its punters clearly like an auction that starts and ends at a reasonable time. Both buyers and sellers should have gone away from this sale happy.