An Important Sale of Collectors Motorcycles and Related Memorabilia, featuring Select Motorcars and Von Dutch Memorabilia from the Stan Betz Collection

. October 22, 2007

Bonhams & Butterfields and The Petersen Automotive Museum announce their 5th Annual Auction to be held at the Museum’s home in the heart of Los Angeles, California – November 10th, 2007. Among the property to be featured are dozens of items produced by the famous pinstriper and Kustom Kulture icon Von Dutch, together with a good selection property once owned by the King of Cool – Steve McQueen.

Additionally, a fine selection of motorcycles are going to be on offer ranging from a 1923 Indian 37ci Scout from the Woodrow C. Carson Estate, an array of fine Triumph cycles, a 1956 Matchless 500cc G45 Racing Motorcycle, a rare 1941 Indian Model 841, and a 1998 Harley-Davidson FLHR Road King belonging to Easy Rider star Peter Fonda.

This event celebrates the continued partnership between Bonhams & Butterfields and the Petersen Automotive Museum and will offer important collector motorcycles, motorcars and automobilia from the United States and abroad. Please contact us to take part in this exciting event. When you choose to consign your property with Bonhams & Butterfields, you trust an auction house that holds a leading position for motoring sales and that produces record-breaking results.

Bonhams & Butterfields cross-market its sales to a worldwide client base through targeted direct mail, specialized advertising and press editorial. This vast exposure ensures our consigners unparalleled promotion.

We are currently accepting motorcycles, motorcars and select memorabilia consignments for the Los Angeles, California event which will preview beginning Thursday, November 9th, 2007. Please contact one of our specialists for further information or to discuss consignment opportunities.

Catalogs are available for $50 in the U.S., or $65 overseas.

To purchase a catalog please call: (800) 223 2854 ext. 3550 (from outside the US please call: 1 415 861 7500) or send an email with your full contact details to

For further information regarding this forthcoming sale or to consign, please call the department at +1 (415) 503 3447 or email

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