Rare vintage and classic vehicles to go under the hammer

1953 Goricke Lastenroller three-wheel industrial motorcycle

This 1953 Goricke Lastenroller three-wheel industrial motorcycle will go under the hammer at the Cheffins auction. - Credit: CHEFFINS

More than 2,000 lots of vintage and classic tractors, machinery, steam engines, motorcycles, cars and collectors’ items will go under the hammer at Cheffins' sale ground in Sutton on April 24.

One of the rarest items on offer at the socially-distanced auction is a 1957 Land Rover Series 1 that has only had one owner from new.

This 1957 LandRoverSeries1 will be up for sale at the Cheffins auction

This 1957 LandRoverSeries1 will be up for sale at the Cheffins auction - Credit: CHEFFINS

Untouched for over 30 years, the Land Rover was discovered in Cambridgeshire and carries an estimate of £12,500 - £15.000.

Also amongst the vehicles is a 1927 Albion LK35 tea transport lorry which was sold new to J Lyons & Co and is believed to be the last known of its type with only two owners from new.

This 1927 Albion LK35 will go under the hammer at the Cheffins auction in Sutton on April 24.

This 1927 Albion LK35 will go under the hammer at the Cheffins auction in Sutton on April 24. - Credit: CHEFFINS

A regular attendee and multiple winner at the London to Brighton run, it has a pre-sale estimate of £25,000 - £30,000.


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Amongst the tractors on offer is a County 1184 dating from 1979 which has an estimate of £42,500 - £45,000.

1979 County 1184

This 1979 County 1184 will go under the hammer at the Cheffins auction in Sutton on April 24. - Credit: CHEFFINS

There's also an ex-airport County 1174 also dating from 1979 which is set to sell for between £38,000 and £40,000.

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Also available is a rare 1952 Fordson E27N 4wd with Roadless/Manuel front axle which has an estimate of £16,000 - £18,000.

This Fordson Super Major 4cylinder diesel tractor will be up for sale at the Cheffins auction

This Fordson Super Major 4cylinder diesel tractor will be up for sale at the Cheffins auction - Credit: CHEFFINS

Amongst the earlier built tractors is a 1920s Huber Light Four with an estimate of £14,000 - £16,000.

The leading lot in the motorcycle section is a 1952 499cc Vincent Comet which has been fully restored and has an estimate of £16,000 - £18,000.

This 1952 Vincent Comet Series C motorcycle will be up for sale at the Cheffins auction

This 1952 Vincent Comet Series C motorcycle will be up for sale at the Cheffins auction - Credit: CHEFFINS

A 1925 Douglas EW motorbike is also offered with an estimate of £8,000 - £9,000.

There is also a 1956 Gericke three-wheel motorcycle with weekend wicker passenger chair and supplied with a weekday delivery box which is set to sell from between £1,000 - £1,500.

1953 Goricke Lastenroller three-wheel industrial motorcycle

This 1953 Goricke Lastenroller three-wheel industrial motorcycle will go under the hammer at the Cheffins auction. - Credit: CHEFFINS

The sale will also see a series of unusual collectors’ items including a Victorian ‘village hearse’ built for one or two horses which has been fully restored and has an estimate of £4,000 - £4,000.

Victorian horse-drawn hearse c1890,

This Victorian horse-drawn hearse c1890, built in the UK and restored in 2000 in Poland, will go under the hammer at the Cheffins auction. - Credit: CHEFFINS

There is also an ex-Trinity Hall punt which was originally used by famous Cambridge punting company, Scudamores, before being sold to the college which is estimated at £800 - £1,200.

Cambridge Punt ex-Trinity Hall, length 21ft, beam 40ins, depth 15ins. Built c1950-60s to a double deck design

Cambridge Punt ex-Trinity Hall, length 21ft, beam 40ins, depth 15ins. Built c1950-60s to a double deck design (no need to turn it around) and of mahogany construction. Thought to have originally been a Scudamores commissioned punt and later sold onto Trinity Hall for exclusive use of the Masters, Fellows and students who have latterly included Stephen Hawking, Andrew Marr and Tony Slattery. Recently professionally refurbished and now ready for use. Ideal for 3 men in a boat fishing adventures or lazy days on the water. Offered for sale with duckboards, launching trolley and the all-important pole. - Credit: CHEFFINS

The sale will allow traditional live bidding for tractors, vehicles and motorcycles, with other parts of the sale being offered as a timed online auction.

For more information, visit www.cheffins.co.uk, or call Cheffins auctioneers on 01353 777767. 

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