GENERAL NEWS

BONHAMS SUMMER BICESTER HERITAGE MOTORCYCLE SALE IS LIVE & ONLINE THIS YEAR

AUGUST 14TH - 16TH AT BICESTER HERITAGE

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Well an unusual chance to snap up a famous historic motorcycle has come up as the famous Morbidelli Motorcycle Museum in Pesaro in Italy is selling off some of its motorcycle exhibits.

Three of the motorcycles on sale, amongst many more, are 250 GP Benelli race machines:

Benelli 250 Bialbero Corsa – Dario Ambrosini

This is the Benelli ridden by Dario Ambrosini in the 1950 250 GP World Championship. It is a beautiful DOHC single sleek and iconic motorcycle. Going for an estimate of  £120,000 - £180,000

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Benelli 250 Bialbero GP Mono

This is a DOHC single 250 GP Benelli built in 1959. It used to belong to John Surtees until it went to Giancarlo Morbidelli in 1980 and took its place in the museum. It's going for an estimated  £60,000 - £100,000

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Benelli 250 Bialbero 4 – Tarquino Provini

This bike is a DOHC 250 inline 4 which was piloted by Tarquino Provini in the 1964 250 GP series and is signed by Provini himself. It is up for an estimate of  £80,000 - £120,000

The Morbidelli family are not selling the Morbidelli GP racers but some of the other bikes in the collection like Ducati, Mondial, Norton, Matchless and Hondas are all up for grabs.

Ben Walker the International Development Department Director of Bonhams says:

“We expect international interest, from collectors and enthusiasts who will give the motorcycles a new lease of life in other collections and homes around the world.”

You won't even have to travel to Bicester to grab your bit of motorcycle history – due to Covid 19 all bids are going to be online!

Posted by Lucy England
for Wemoto News on 22 July 2020 in General News

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