• Short Summary

    A look at the vintage cars being auctioned by Sotheby's at Heathfield, Sussex.

  • Description

    No title - Sotheby's auction vintage cars at Heathfield, Sussex.

    M/S man starting a 1902 Peugeot. C/U bonnet rattling. M/S as man lifts bonnet. C/U engine. Various shots of cars in the museum. C/U wheels. C/U's radiators of Matchless, Citroen, Brasier, Alldays and Trojan. M/S the Trojan. M/S auction in progress. C/U as man bids. Various shots other men bidding.

    L/S the auction room. M/S another bid. M/S as auctioneer drops hammer. L/S line of old cars, pan to Model T Ford. C/U Ford. Various shots a Hispano-Suiza. M/S a Rolls Royce Silver Ghost which went for £9,200. M/S little girl at wheel of the Rolls. C/U engine. M/S Rolls.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2065.10
    Media URN:
    56767
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:39:00 / 01:13:09:00
    Canister:
    68/53

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The sale shown here saw the disposal of the A. W. F. Smith Collection, and took place on 27 June 1968.

    "M/S man starting a 1902 Peugeot." - it's a 1902 Peugeot "Bebe" Type 54 5hp 2-seater, Reg. No. BD 842.

    "M/S a Rolls Royce Silver Ghost" - it's a 1911 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost D-fronted Open Drive Landaulette, Reg. No. R 1097.

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