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Author Topic: Brightwell auctions 8th March - Andy Heywood Italian car collection 60 vehicles  (Read 3031 times)
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« on: 20 February, 2017, 02:40:49 PM »

Just noted this in this months Classic Cars magazine, only two Lancias, an Appia and his own Integrale, but lots of other juicy Italian offerings!

http://www.brightwells.com/classic-motoring/leominster-classic-vintage/leominster-classic-vintage-march-2017/catalogue-8th-march-2017/


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« Reply #1 on: 20 February, 2017, 04:53:31 PM »

Including an Ercole !

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« Reply #2 on: 20 February, 2017, 05:39:57 PM »

And a Motom !
Almost a Lancia,  a very modern design by Battista Falchetto, the designer of the Lambda

(I also like the Fiat 124 coupe in that sale, looks like a nice car!)
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« Reply #3 on: 20 February, 2017, 05:43:35 PM »

The Ercole is mine everyone! Simon you already have one!
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« Reply #4 on: 20 February, 2017, 05:46:21 PM »

The Ercole is mine everyone! Simon you already have one!
Chris

I feel a fight coming on, or at the very least one potential bidder being bought off!!!!!


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« Reply #5 on: 20 February, 2017, 05:48:23 PM »

The Ercole is mine everyone! Simon you already have one!
Chris

Here you are Chris!!!  Grin

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1965-Moto-Guzzi-Ercole-500cc-Italian-Import-Complete-Restoration-Project-/172500286236?hash=item2829d17b1c:g:mEMAAOSw4DJYiJMN

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« Reply #6 on: 20 February, 2017, 07:58:08 PM »

It's seized and in a right state Frank. And it's been for sale for months on gumtree and eBay. Not for me although someone will most likely buy it for a mobile pizza oven.
Plenty in Italy but most are restored.
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« Reply #7 on: 20 February, 2017, 08:13:46 PM »

Shame, what are good ones fetching in Italy?

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« Reply #8 on: 20 February, 2017, 08:36:32 PM »

5 to 10k but they are properly restored for this price. Everything available.
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« Reply #9 on: 24 February, 2017, 03:51:30 PM »

I was thinking of going to this auction as there were a couple of Lots apart from the Ercole which might have been of interest and as it happens I was going to be in the UK on the day.
But..... only this week after a couple of years of looking on and off I have finally found a good 1957 Ercole here which is complete, a runner and the right sort of price. It has just been delivered here and we are very excited.
I don't need to bother with the auction now but it will be interesting tom see how much the Ercole goes for.
Our new addition should prove to be useful for a variety of agricultural type uses here once I have fully checked it over and tidied it up a bit. I think it will also be great fun if a little slow but it came with a set of chains so good in the snow?
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« Reply #10 on: 24 February, 2017, 06:20:19 PM »

That is brilliant Chris!!!  How lovely to at last get an Ercole after waiting for so long. I hope you and Jacky get a lot of fun out of using it!!!

By the way, do you drive it or ride it?Huh?

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« Reply #11 on: 24 February, 2017, 07:10:15 PM »

Result! Your patience paid off in the long run, how many near misses did you have or nothing you'd trawled through ticked enough of your boxes?


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« Reply #12 on: 25 February, 2017, 08:06:05 AM »

Brilliant !

You will have a ball ...... cab on or cab off ? I found that it was too noisy with the cab on, plus I like the wind in my hair
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« Reply #13 on: 25 February, 2017, 08:52:25 AM »

Thanks Simon,
I think I will probably take the cab off to give the engine a good clean and going over but I did really want a cab in reasonable condition so I might refit it later.
I hope to have time to have a proper play with it next week sometime but we are very busy pruning at the moment so the Ercole will have to wait.
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« Reply #14 on: 25 February, 2017, 12:49:04 PM »


Chris,

Out of interest what else caught your eye in that sale?   Do keep us posted with progress.

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