auctions are a huge success
Post lockdown demand for classic cars remains
surprisingly high despite being held behind closed doors with bidding
remotely. The way classic car auction houses have successfully transitioned
to online sales during the Covid-19 pandemic shows a creative and
nimble approach to maintain the auctions. The results reported by
Classic Car Buyer are of a remarkable level of activity with a strong
performance with established classics. The "more humdrum entries
produced truly exceptional results".
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online auction - 20th/21st June 2020
Held over two days due to the volume of entries, ACA's first
classic car sale since January to took place in June. They had
clearly put in a great deal of effort to ensure friendly social
distancing with online bidding offered for the first time. The
sale was streamed live on YouTube and it looked and felt like
one of their traditional sales with cars driven in front of
the auctioneer's rostrum and with his dynamic patter you felt
you were there! You can see the auction as the YouTube link
There were 255 lots with a very low mileage MGBGT. Classic Car
Buyer say "the auction was a huge success"
H and H online auction - 24th June 2020
Their auctions have now become a regular monthly fixture. One
item at the recent auction was a modified rubber bumper MGBGTV8.
It is an original UK right hand drive car, that went to Germany
around 2006/07 as far as can be ascertained and whilst there
it received substantial upgrades (massive invoice file) including
increasing the engine size to 3.9 litres, with a high lift cam,
Edelbrock carburettor, manifold, fuel pump and air filter assembly.
It reputedly delivers 200 bhp at the rear wheels. Auction
It was sold for £16,312 including