1934 Alvis tops H&H Classics online auction

1 of 8 survivors brings $127,650 at sale

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This 1934 Alvis Speed 20 SB Vanden Plas 2-door saloon sells for $127,650 in online auction | H&H Classics photos

H&H Classics reports that its recent Live Auction Online produced more than £700,000 ($863,325) in sales with a more than 70 percent sell-through rate. The top sale of the online event was a 1934 Alvis Speed 20 SB Vanden Plas 2-door saloon, one of only 8 known to still survive, for £103,500 ($127,650).

H&H Classics said the sale drew 473 bidders and that one-third of the cars sold were sold for more than their pre-auction estimated value.

Among other top sales at the auction was a 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL with left-hand drive that brought £74,750 ($92,190).

1953 Ariel Square Four

Among motorcycles, a 1965 Velocette Thruxton sold for £20,125 ($24,820) and a 1953 Ariel Square Four, formerly owned by Scottish sidecar champion Jock Taylor, went for £12,650 ($15,602).

For more information, visit the H&H Classics website.

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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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