Sunday, February 12, 2012
The George Daniels Collection...exotic sportscars on display!
Bonhams is currently presenting an outstanding collection of motorcars once owned by famed watchmaker George Daniels (pictured above).
Mr. Daniels was fascinated with exotic sports cars and his keen interest is reflected in the vehicles on display now at the Bonhams showroom February 10 - 17.
New York Salesroom
580 Madison Avenue
New York, New York
Sports cars on display include:
1929 Bentley 4 1/2 litre Supercharged
Racing Single Seater
The single-seat Birkin Team Car No. 1, 1929
Brooklands Six Hour Race and 500 Mile Race
1929 Irish Grand Prix, 1929 Tourist Trophy
Brooklands lap record holder at 137.96 mph
1908 Itala 100hp Grand Prix Racing
The ex-1908 Dieppe Grand Prix, 1910 Brooklands
All-comers Plate Winner (fastest lap at 101.8mph
Sam Clutton, Johnty Williamson
1954 Bentley R-Type 4.5-litre
The ex-Frank Taylor of Taylor Woodrow
1974 Jaguar E-Type Series 3 V12 Roadster
The impressive collection will be offered for sale in the UK at the Bonhams Goodwood Festive of Speed Sale on June 29th!