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Motorcycles

ABOUT US
Bonhams is the auction house of choice for the sale of important collectors' motorcycles and single-owner collections and we are renowned for achieving world record prices across the board. Our dedicated team of international specialists strive to ensure you realise the best price for your motorcycle(s) and our sales consistently achieve the highest percentage sold rates in the industry.

We have set many world records, and presently hold the world record for the most valuable motorcycle sold at auction - The ex-Tony McAlpine, Jack Ehret, Australian Land Speed Record Breaking, 1951 Vincent 998cc Black Lightning for $929,000 2018 Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction.

BUYING AND SELLING MOTORCYCLES AT BONHAMS
We are proud to cater to every corner of the motorcycle market. Whether you have a number of vintage motorcycle spares to a Brough Superior or BSA Bantam or even a motorcycle collection, Bonhams has the expertise and breadth to ensure your prized lot ensures maximum exposure internationally.

COMPLIMENTARY AUCTION ESTIMATE
Submit a COMPLIMENTARY AUCTION APPRAISAL REQUEST today to receive an auction estimate and a guide to consigning to one of Bonhams industry-leading motorcycle auctions.

Please contact us directly for advice on selling a collection, valuation services for probate or insurance, and one of our experienced specialists will be very happy to help.

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Bill To

Senior Specialist

Bill To is Specialist for Motorcycles at Bonhams in Bicester Heritage.

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Jonathan Vickers

Regional Manager, South West

Jonathan Vickers is a Specialist for Bonhams Motorcycles and Automobilia departments and Regional Manager for Bonhams South West. He works across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.

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Mathieu Guyot-Sionnest

Specialist

Mathieu Guyot-Sionnest is Specialist for Motorcycles and Motorcars at Bonhams in Los Angeles. Born and raised in Paris, France, Mathieu was introduced to the world of classic vehicles early in life, a…

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Ben Walker

Department Director

Ben Walker was appointed International Department Director for Collectors' Motorcycles in 2015. His responsibilities encompass all aspects of the motorcycle business in the UK and overseas, including …

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Gregor Wenner

Specialist Consultant

Gregor Wenner has been working in the world of classic car auctions since 2003, joining the Bonhams Collector Cars department in 2011. He speaks several languages and represents the department in Ital…

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Malcolm Barber

Consultant

Malcolm Barber is Co-Chairman of Bonhams Group. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has worked in all aspects of the auction business, and has conducted some of the most important auctions of fine …

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Eric Minoff

Senior Specialist

Eric Minoff is a Specialist in the Motoring Department at Bonhams in New York. He specializes in offering advice on the valuation, appraisal and sale of collectors' motorcars and motorcycles at auctio…

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Greg Pullen

Motorcycle Consultant

Greg Pullen is Bonhams Motorcycles Consultant in Wiltshire, Somerset and Dorset.

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David Hawtin

Motorcycle Consultant

David Hawtin is Bonhams Motorcycles Consultant in Lincolnshire and East Anglia.

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Martin Heckscher

Motorcycle Consultant

Martin Heckscher is Bonhams Motorcycles Consultant in Three Counties, the Midlands and Oxfordshire.

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Mark Garside

Motorcycle Consultant

Mark Garside is Bonhams Motorcycles Consultant in Lancashire, Yorkshire, North Counties and Scotland.

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Jim Reynolds

Motorcycle Consultant

Jim Reynolds is Bonhams Motorcycles Consultant in Shropshire, Gloucestershire and Wales.

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