Rare and vintage vehicles to be sold at Leyburn auction house

1950 Dellow Mk 1

A host of rare vintage and luxury cars and motorcycles will go under the hammer at Tennants Auctioneers this weekend.

The motor cars, motorcycles & automobilia sale on Saturday.

Among the vehicles to be auctioned off is a 1934 Bentley Racing Tourer (estimate: £80,000-100,000 plus buyer’s premium).

The Bentley is based on a 1930’s Derby chassis.

Originally registered BLT 988 in 1935 on an Arthur Mulliner four door saloon, it was found in the mid-1990s as a derelict barn find.

1934 Bentley Racing Tourer.

All that remained was the original chassis, bulkhead, axles and bonnet.

A 1957 Land Rover fire engine is also up for sale (estimate: £10,000-12,000).

This fire engine is a rare variant of the basic series 1 and spent most of its life at Ministry of Defence establishments and was restored in 1988.

1957 Land Rover Fire Engine Series 1.

The sale also includes a red 1960 MGA Mark 1 Roadster (estimate: £17,000-19,000, a rare Austin 1940’s Junior Pathfinder Special Pedal Car (estimate: £2,500-3,500), a 1960’s Austin J40 Pedal Car (estimate: £1,500-2,500), and a 1950 Dellow Mk 1 (estimate: £17,000-20,000).

Dellow date back to 1949 and were used in rallies, races, and many hundreds of trials events. Around 500 Dellows were built.

This very precisely restored MKll sports its original 1172cc Ford engine and has been finished to a very high standard and ready for the road or classic trial.

Amongst a good offering of motorcycles in the sale, of note are a Vincent Series C Comet 1954 500cc (£20,000-22,000) and an AJS G8 500cc ohv 1926 (£15,000-17,000).

The sale features a good selection of motoring memorabilia and car mascots, including an assortment of chromed AA badges throughout the years, a Bentley chromed car mascot, and a Rene Lalique Coq Nain glass car mascot.

Viewing is open on Thursday from 10am to 4pm and Friday from 10am-5pm, as well as the morning of sale from 8am.

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