Berkshire farm turns up bikes from the 20s for auction

Motorcylces

The first H&H Classics sale at its prestigious new venue – the National Motorcycle Museum on June 2nd– offers a complete collection of mainly 1920’s era bikes with a focus on lightweights. The whole collection is in at ‘No Reserve’.

Many of the bikes from ‘The Home Farm Collection’ are getting close to a century in age. They include a 1924 Humber 350; a 1924 BSA ‘Roundtank’ Junior; and a 1928 Triumph NP.

1924 BSA Roundtank

1924 BSA Roundtank

1924 Humber 350

1924 Humber 350

1928 Triumph Model NP

1928 Triumph Model NP

Mark Bryan of H&H Classics Motorcycle Department says: ”This collection offers a fantastic opportunity to pick up one of the great names of 1920’s British biking in reasonable condition. They have not run for a few years but won’t take much TLC to bring into good running order. They are all very original and all eligible for the Banbury Run.” This year will be the 69th running of Vintage Motor Cycle Club Banbury Run which is the largest gathering of pre-1931 motorcycles & three-wheelers in the world.  

The Home Farm Collection includes some 34 bikes found in an old stable barn on a Berkshire farm. Among them are some notable survivors.

In the 1920s motorcycle development in Britain had continued a pace, many bikes sported internal expanding drum brakes, to slow the machines down properly. Many of the bikes produced in the ‘20s still supported the Flat Tank style of fuel tank and the sprung single seat, as seen in many of the bikes in this collection.

H & H

H&H was founded by Simon Hope in 1993 as a specialist auction house dedicated solely to the sale of collectors’ motorcars and motorcycles. Some twenty-two years later, the company can boast a continuous trading history which exceeds that of most UK rivals. The company is staffed by hands-on enthusiasts with over 600 years combined experience, and its specialist valuers are among the most knowledgeable in the industry.

With the head office near Warrington, Cheshire and its Private Sales Garage near Hindhead in Surrey and specialists based throughout the country, H&H holds regular sales at the Imperial War Museum Duxford in Cambridgeshire, National Motorcycle Museum in the West Midlands and Woodcote Park in Surrey.

For further press information, please contact the H&H Classics Press Office
Tel: +44 (0)7970 563958  |    Email:  Julian Roup at info@bendigopr.co.uk

 

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