Auc­tion to ben­e­fit cancer suf­fer­ers

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A vast trea­sure trove of mo­tor­cy­cles, cars, vin­tage cam­eras, wrist­watches and mo­tor­ing mem­o­ra­bilia from the es­tate of the late Robert White is due to be auc­tioned by Bon­hams in UK on 19th Septem­ber 2016. The sale is ex­pected to raise more than $4 mil­lion (Aus) with pro­ceeds to fund ad­vances in cancer di­ag­no­sis and treat­ment in White’s home county of Dorset. White was the fonder of one of the UK’s largest pho­to­graphic re­tail­ers and a pas­sion­ate col­lec­tor of mo­tor­cy­cles. The col­lec­tion in­cludes a 125cc SOHC MV Agusta racer, a replica 350cc and 500cc MV-3, a replica 500cc Gil­era-4, a 1929 Me­gola 640cc Tour­ing Model, a 1974 Du­cati 750SS and a 1951 Vin­cent 998cc Series C Black Shadow. Check the web­site at www.bon­hams.com for full de­tails of the auc­tion.

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