Jan 8, 2018
Malcolm Palmer is a lifelong motorsport enthusiast, who became a technician engineer working on diverse competition cars such as the Tony Pond Mini Cooper and Lotus Cortina rally cars to Penske Indy Cars. Malcolm turned to marshalling as a hobby and became a member of the British Motor Racing...
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Dec 19, 2017
A truly outstanding 1970 Jaguar E-Type Series II 4.2 Roadster was the star of our Early Winter sale on the last day of November. Fetching £110,000, the beautifully restored E-Type found a new home in Northamptonshire with a Jaguar collector. The bright weather drew in a full capacity crowd...
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Sep 19, 2017
The ever-eclectic mix of desirable classics enticed a large gathering of classic car enthusiasts to our autumn historic car auction, held at the beautiful Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, on the 7th of September. Easily the most desired of all entries was the now extremely rare 1972 Jensen...
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Jul 7, 2017
The less than summery weather on the 8th of June did not deter the full capacity crowd of enthusiasts and collectors from visiting our Summer Sale at Athelhampton House. The star of the show, the 1964 restoration project Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 Roadster, attracted bidders from Hong Kong, New...
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Jul 7, 2017
We were proud to support the Blackmore Vale Revival, held at the Henstridge Airfield on the 1st of July. As one of the main sponsors, Brian assisted with the judging and presented the Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions trophy for the Best in Show. This year's winner was a fabulous Jaguar XK150...
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Apr 26, 2017
With a selection of pre-war classics and mid-twentieth century restoration projects already consigned, our summer event on the 8th of June promises to be another eclectic and interesting sale indeed. Heading the line-up so far is an original right hand drive 1964 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8...
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Mar 27, 2017
We are privileged to offer for sale a collection of motor sport memorabilia on behalf of Win Percy. Numerous lots consist of twelve race suits, several team anoraks, t-shirts, car club ties, pictures, books, novelty car cushions and posters, together with Win’s last race helmet (a...
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Mar 21, 2017
After a turbulent spell of late winter weather, the clouds broke, the winds eased and the sun shone for our spring sale, held at Athelhampton House on the 2nd of March. The marquee was busy with the bustle of interested collectors and we had plenty of variety to offer them with nearly two...
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Feb 17, 2017
Our first sale of 2017 will offer an exciting variety of motor cars and motorcycles; the line up is headed up by a superb 1958 Jaguar XK150SE Fixed Head Coupe that has been in the same family ownership for twenty five years and was the subject of a major photographic restoration. In contrast, we...
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Jan 31, 2017
An exciting selection of vintage and classic cars, automobilia and memorabilia was offered at Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ final sale of 2016 on the 23rd of November. Heading the line-up was a 1959 Jaguar XK150SE Fixed Head Coupe that found a new home in the Midlands for...
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Oct 21, 2016
‘The 1973 MG BGT V8 we offered at our September sale was purchased by a classic car specialist who wanted a project for himself. And what a project it was: dry stored for twenty three years and with only two owners, the ‘B GT V8’ did indeed require attention to the mechanics, a...
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Aug 31, 2016
As with antiques or old houses, the desire to own a classic car, motorcycle or commercial is fuelled by the history of the particular vehicle; the accomplishments of the manufacturer, the quality and longevity of the components, the specialist workmanship of the build, and even who owned and...
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Aug 28, 2016
A smart, well-cared for Jaguar E-Type Series III 2 + 2 Auto Fixed Head Coupe of 1972 vintage heads the line-up at our early autumn sale on Thursday 8th September. Held in the stunning gardens of Athelhampton House (near Dorchester, DT2 7LG), the auction will offer an eclectic mix of classic...
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Jun 15, 2016
The early summer sun shone brightly on the packed marquee for our 2 June historic vehicle sale, at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester. Enthusiasts from the UK and abroad were drawn to an array of motorcycles, motor cars and automobilia, headed up by a 1959 Triumph TR3A (that was in its...
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Apr 25, 2016
Part of a private collection of enamel signs has been entered into our 2nd June Sale. The collection comprises of: a Jackdaw of Manchester oils “ the oilest oil for motors ” sign, a Duckhams sign with integral thermometer, a Union Jack BP Motor Spirit sign, a rare older BP...
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Apr 22, 2016
Possibly the best Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow I on the market will be included in our Summer auction sale on the 2nd of June at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, DT2 7LG.
The fine Silver Shadow was once owned by the late Timothy Stone, both a good friend of DVCA and a Rolls-Royce and Bentley...
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Apr 15, 2016
An array of vintage, classic and modern vehicles were offered at our Spring Sale on the 3rd of March at Athelhampton House. Blessed with some early spring sunshine and the return of esteemed auctioneer Fabian Hine, the auction found new homes for many of the motor cars, motorcycles and classic...
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Feb 29, 2016
Please note that the viewing times for our auction sales have changed slightly:
SPRING: Thursday 3 March 2016
Viewing: Wednesday 2 March 2pm - 7pm / Sale Day from 9am
Sale begins at midday. Vehicles to be sold at approximately 2pm.
SUMMER: Thursday 2 June...
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Feb 9, 2016
One of the most experienced classic car auctioneers in the UK will return to us for our Spring 2016 auction sale after a brief break of four auctions. Despite having a full and varied diary for this year, Fabian is able to join the team once again, bringing with him a wealth of experience gained...
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Oct 30, 2015
We are delighted to announce the consignment of the following collection of vehicles to our Spring 2016 auction sale:
1949 Humber Super Snipe Mk I Drophead Coupe by Tickford
1950 Ford V8 Pilot Modified with Cosworth Sierra V6 Engine
1953 Bentley R-Type with Coachwork by...
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Sep 30, 2015
Our Autumn Sale on the 15th of October promises to be the most eclectic and exciting to date. The grand setting of Athelhampton House will provide a suitable backdrop for the high quality and interesting range of vehicles our auction house will offer; heading the line-up will be a grande dame of...
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Aug 30, 2015
We are delighted to offer a trio of privately-owned Rolls-Royces at our forthcoming Autumn Sale on the 15th of October at the prestigious Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, DT2 7LG. The oldest of the collection is a 1926 Rolls-Royce 20hp, with ‘Dual Cowl Barrel Sided’ Coachwork in...
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Jul 30, 2015
A large gathering of enthusiasts and collectors descended on our Summer Sale on the 9th of July at the beautiful, sunny Athelhampton House, near Dorchester. With a selection of memorabilia and vehicles on offer to suit all, the auction sale proved to be a successful one, with interest coming not...
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Jun 30, 2015
As well as the fantastic selection of prestigious pre- and post-war motor cars, including a 1933 Aston Martin 1 ½ Litre, a 1963 Bentley S3 and a 1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Sedanca De Ville, our Summer Sale on the 9th of July will also offer a range of British classics from the mid and...
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May 30, 2015
Our Summer Sale on the 9th of July will offer examples from two of Britain’s most famous motoring manufacturers. For lovers of post-vintage thoroughbred motor cars, a superb 1933 Aston Martin 1½ Litre Long Chassis 4 Seat Tourer has been consigned to the sale; this important Aston has...
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Mar 30, 2015
The beautiful spring sunshine brought out a large crowd of enthusiasts and collectors to our March 19th auction sale, set in the sumptuous surroundings of Athelhampton House, near Dorchester. With a lively audience, over two hundred lots of interesting automobilia and memorabilia were offered,...
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Feb 25, 2015
Our Spring Sale on the 19th of March will include a superb selection of quality vehicles, ranging from early motor cars to modern classics via motorcycles and commercial vehicles, and over two hundred lots of automobilia. Heading the vehicle line-up are four exceptional motor cars: a rare and...
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Oct 3, 2012
Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ ‘silver jubilee’ auction on Thursday 20th September had a celebratory feel, with over six hundred customers attending the sale which was held at the Gartell Light Railway in Yenston, Somerset.
The stars of the sale, the 1989 AC Cobra Mk...
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Sep 1, 2012
We are all looking forward to celebrating our twenty-fifth auction sale on Thursday 20 th September. The ‘Silver Jubilee’ sale will be something of a milestone for DVCA, and certainly a reminder that Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions has become the premiere specialist vehicle...
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Aug 29, 2012
We enjoy a good car rally here at DVCA, and one of the best events local to us in the South West is the Rotary Clubs of Sherborne Historic Vehicle Rally, which is held at the Sherborne Boy’s School Quadrangle annually on the Sunday of August bank holiday.
Having judged for many...
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Jul 3, 2012
DVCA is very pleased to announce the consignment of three AC Supercars which formed the private collection belonging to the late Jonathan Stevens. Jonathan lived in Dorset for many years and became a good friend of ours and an enthusiastic supporter of DVCA, so it seems entirely fitting that we...
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Jun 20, 2012
Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ Summer Sale of historic motor cars, commercial vehicles, motorcycles and memorabilia was a resounding success, with a pleasing 75% of all vehicles sold. The DVCA team welcomed hundreds of motoring enthusiasts who braved the inclement British summer...
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