Bonhams highly anticipated Summer Sale at the International Classic MotorCycle Show on July 3-4 will showcase over 500 incredible lots of collectors’ motorcycles, spares and memorabilia, including several important one-owner collections.


As the roadmap to recovery continues to advance, Bonhams turn their attention to the upcoming Summer Sale, to be held in association with The 40th International Classic MotorCycle Show at Stafford between Friday the 2nd and Sunday the 4th of July


James Stensel, Bonhams UK Head of Motorcycles said: We are incredibly excited to be heading back to Stafford and look forward to working closely with Morton’s for a safe return to what is arguably the most anticipated show of all time. We’ve over 500 lots of Collectors’ Motorcycles, Memorabilia and Spares already consigned to the auction and are therefore delighted to announce, that it will be another bumper three-day auction.


Highlights of Bonhams Summer Sale include:

Brough Superior

The very Last Brough Superior 11-50HP to have left the Nottingham factory, offered from long term ownership (having been repatriated with its original owner from new), the 1940 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50HP is to be sold Without Reserve.

Several important one-owner collections join the line up:


The Ron Cody Collection

Well-known in MV Agusta club circles, the late Ron Cody, a former sports car racer and engineer, turned to his passion for building up and restoring his collection of Italian machines as a retirement hobby. This collection offers 48 motorcycles, with many examples of MV Agusta’s as well as other Italian marques.


A Significant Norton Collection

Comprising 10+ pre-War marvels from the stable of a lifelong Norton dedicated collector. If that wasn’t impressive enough, the collection additionally includes over 150 lots of mostly Norton pre-war spares; engines, frames, gearboxes, carburettors, pie-crust tanks – you name it!


Further entries are invited for this exciting auction, with a closing date of Friday 14 May.


If you are thinking of selling your prized motorcycle or collection, please get in touch or submit a quick and easy complimentary motorcycle auction appraisal request