*** DEBUG END ***

Priest’s motorcycle collection to be auctioned for an estimated £140,000

31 August 2018


Vincent Black Shadow Series C

Vincent Black Shadow Series C

A Vincent Black Shadow motorcycle owned by the late the Revd Robert Edward Hampson, who was Vicar of Holy Trinity, Hermon Hill, in Wanstead, is the centrepiece of a collection of 12 motorcycles due to be sold by the specialist auctioneers H&H Classics, on 9 November, for an estimated £140,000. Mr Hampson, who died in May, aged 59, was an avid rider and collector (Gazette,18 May). His collection features two Sunbeams, a Royal Enfield, a BSA, and a rare 1938 Sunbeam Model A26, estimated to sell for £8000 to £9000. The Vincent Black Shadow is estimated to sell for £40,000 to £50,000. See gallery for more images

Train-a-Priest Fund 2021 Appeal

Please consider a donation to TAP Africa this Lent. Every penny you can give goes to ordinands in Africa who face financial difficulty, to support them as they complete their training. 

Donate online

Read more about this year's appeal

Welcome to the Church Times

​To explore the Church Times website fully, please sign in or subscribe.

Non-subscribers can read four articles for free each month. (You will need to register.)