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From 9,000 mile Fiesta to 9,000 mile Ferrari – Hampson’s May 13 auction has classics for every pocket rarities include the First RHD Beetle Cabriolet

Hampson Auctions has quickly developed a reputation for offering classics to suit every pocket, and the sale occurring at Mavericks, Holywell, North Wales on May 13 is another case in point, with everything from an immaculate 9,600-mile, three-owner 1999 Ford Fiesta Zetec 1.25 LX (No Reserve) to an equally perfect two-owner Ferrari 550 Maranello of the same age and mileage (Est: £80,000-100,000).

Rarities galore, many at No Reserve
Topping an enticing list of rarities is a splendid 1954 Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet that is believed to be the first righthand drive example sold (Est: £25,000-30,000). Others include:

  • 1959 Floor-start Morris Mini-Minor (£14,000-16,000)
  • 1961 Singer Gazelle MKIIIB Convertible (£5,000-7,000)
  • 1937 Austin 10 Cambridge (No Reserve)
  • 1954 Standard Vanguard Phase II (No Reserve)
  • 1981 MGB GT with just 14,000 recorded miles (No Reserve)
  • 1988 Volvo 768 Turbo saloon (No Reserve)
  • 1999 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI GSR with 360bhp (No Reserve)

It wouldn’t be a Hampson’s sale without a mouth-watering selection of Fast Fords, and bidders have the following to choose from:

  • Superb 1987 Sierra RS Cosworth 3-door (£55,000-60,000)
  • Concours 1973 Escort RS Mexico (£55,000-60,000)
  • Fully-restored 1980 Escort RS2000 Custom (£25,000-30,000)
  • Immaculate 4.6-litre V8-powered MKI Cortina (£20,000-25,000)
  • Fully-restored Escort RS Turbo S1 (£20,000-25,000)
  • 2003 Ford Mondeo ST220 (No Reserve)

Competing for attention alongside c.80 classic cars will be some 30 collectors’ motorcycles, ranging in age from a splendid 1928 Royal Enfield 350 to a 2018 Honda CB1000R, and including a 2003 Vespa ET4 ex-Scuderia Ferrari pit bike that’s travelled just 27 miles from new!

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