Line-Up for Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Sale

On January 6th Bonhams will present it’s first annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Sale. Rarely has a new auction for motorcycles been as anticipated as this with over 200 makes and models from every era being represented.

Of course, there’s the single-owner collection of 50 Hondas all in original condition and all offered with no reserve, and numerous models from European countries – not to mention the breathtakingly rare, world’s first production motorcycle, the 1894/95 Hildebrand & Wolfmüller from Germany – but there’s also an incredible array of important American iron and impressive British machinery as well. Following are just some of those being offered:
American
1901 Indian F-Head Camelback – ex-Otis Chandler
1905 Indian Camelback
1911 Curtiss Marvel Single – ex-Otis Chandler
1912 Indian Twin Board Track Racer
1913 Flying Merkel Twin – original paint
1916 Indian Single Board Track Racer
1916 Excelsior Big Valve ex-Factory Board Track Racer – original paint
1917 Harley-Davidson Twin
1922 Ace Four
1922 Harley-Davidson SCA Board Track Racer
1923 Harley-Davidson JD Racer with Sidecar – ex Gene Baron
1924 Harley-Davidson JDCA Board Track Racer
1929 Excelsior Super X with Sidecar
1929 Harley-Davidson Peashooter ex-Factory Racer – documented
1929 Henderson KJ Four
1946 Indian Chief
British
1921 New Imperial Racer – ex-Douglas Prentice Isle of Man TT-winner
1934 Ariel Square Four
1935 Brough Superior Black Alpine
1939 Vincent HRD Meteor
1948 Vincent HRD Series B Rapide
1949 Vincent HRD Series B Rapide
1949 Vincent HRD Series B Rapide
1950 Norton International Cammy Racer
1952 Triumph Thunderbird
1952 Vincent Series C Black Shadow
1952 Vincent Black Knight with Sidecar
1952 Vincent Series C Rapide – barn find
1953 Ariel Square Four
1957 BSA Gold Star ex-Factory Daytona Race Bike
1963 BSA Rocket Gold Star
1964 Triumph TR6 – painted by Von Dutch
1968 Velocette Thruxton
These models represent just a portion of what’s on offer at the first-ever Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Sale.

Known for the consistent quality and rarity of the machines they represent, Bonhams is the world’s leading auctioneer of motor vehicles and sells, on average, more than $8 million worth of motorcycles annually around the globe. Its list of successful sales and world-record prices is renowned and includes motorbike-specific auctions in multiple countries, including here in America. Now, on January 6th, in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world, Bonhams’ newest auction will take place.

Buyers interested in registering to bid in person or remotely can find more information by going to www.bonhams.com/vegas.

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