1961 Norton, 1941 Indian top H&H Classics’ motorcycle auction

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1961 Norton, 1941 Indian top H&H Classics' motorcycle auction
1961 Norton brings highest price at British motorcycle auction | H&H Classics photos

A 1961 Norton Manx 40M sold for $40,206 and a 1941 Indian 741 Scout sold for $32,547 to top  the sales chart at H&H Classics’ most recent and season-ending auction, held December 9 at Britain’s National Motorbike Museum.

Two-wheelers spanning 9 decades were offered at the sale, which posted an 80 percent sell-through rate.

1961 Norton, 1941 Indian top H&H Classics' motorcycle auction
The auction room

Speaking of the Indian, Mark Bryan, head of motorcycle sales for H&H Classics, noted that, “I never cease to be amazed at the following these (Indian-brand) bikes have.”

The other top sales of the auction were  a 1983 Harley-Davidson XR1000 that brought $18,762 and a 1983 Honda CB1100RD that sold for $16,848.

Prices quoted include buyer’s fees.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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