Thirty-two years after his death, Steve McQueen still reigns as the coolest movie star to ever ride a motorcycle. One of his preferred brands was Husqvarna (another, seen here, was Triumph) and to the delight of motorcycle enthusiasts and McQueen fans alike, one of his bikes will soon be in the hands of a new owner. This 1970 Husqvarna 400 […]
George Brough’s Personal Motorcycle Headed to Auction
Image credit: H and H Auctions
The personal motorcycle of George Brough, founder of the famous Brough Superior motorcycle company, is headed to the auction block on October 4, 2012.
H and H Auctions is anticipating the 1922 Brough Superior will bring between (£) 250,000 – 270,000, which at today’s exchange rate is approximately $392,500 to $424,000.
George Brough was not only the company founder, but an enthusiastic racer in his day, riding the very bike up for auction in numerous races. The motorcycle was given the nickname “Old Bill,” and has a storied history according to AuctionCentralNews.com.
The George Brough Superior, as well as a number of other Brough Superiors will go on auction October 4 at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, England.