1939 Vincent-HRD Auction Record

Motorcycle breaks auction record

Channel 4 – News
02 Sep 2008
Source: PA News

“A vintage motorcycle dating back to the 1930s has set a new British record when it sold for more than 200,000 pounds at auction.

The classic 1939 Vincent-HRD 998cc Series-A Rapide, was snapped up for a record price of 214,800 pounds (US $377,521) at the Bonhams sale in London on Monday.

The new record was set only hours after the previous British record was also smashed when an ex-Roland Martin, Brooklands, 1927 Zenith-JAP 8/4hp Championship Motorcycle Combination sold for 177,500 pounds (US $311,893) during the same auction.”

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