H&H Classics reports 97 percent sell-through for online auction

Rolls-Royce tool kit is top seller in Automobilia sale

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A set from tools from a Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost were the top sale at online auction in the UK | H&H Classics photos

Shopping from home has not been halted by the coronavirus pandemic and H&H Classics reports a 97 percent sell-through rate for its recent online Automobilia auction. 

“The fact that the result was achieved during this difficult time for the country and the world speaks volumes about online sales as a powerful phenomenon in the tradition bound auction world,” H&H Classics head of Automobilia, Adam Sykes, was quoted in the company’s news release. 

“We were delighted with the sale. We had an astonishing 2,648 separate bids.”

Overall, the online event generated £132,319.50 ($164,125). The top sale of the event was a 46-piece toolkit from a Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost which went for £4,830 ($5,998). 

Marilyn and the Chrysler 300

A large, framed and autographed photograph of Marilyn Monroe sitting in front of a Chrysler sold for £1,495 ($1,857).

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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