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  • 27/05/2022
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    Records set at Shannons Timed Online Auction
    Auction record prices were paid for collector number plates, motorcycles and classic cars at Shannons Timed Online Auction that closed on May 24.
    The standout result was $2,270,500 paid for the early Victorian number plate '14', which last changed hands for $75,000 at the 1988 Shannons Motor Show Auction.
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  • 23/05/2022
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    Bidders strike early in Shannons Timed Online Autumn Auctions
    Keen bidders have pounced early in Shannons current Timed Online Autumn Auctions which closes next Tuesday (May 24).
    With five days to run, all 17 of the18 desirable Victorian, New South Wales and Queensland plates black and white number plates have met their reserve prices and are on the market.
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  • 20/05/2022
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    Fabulous motorcycles attract early bidders in Shannons Timed Online Autumn Auction
    Bikes for two-wheeler enthusiasts of all ages has drawn strong early bidding in Shannons Timed Online Autumn Auction that closes on Tuesday next week (May 24).
    As well as 15 fabulous British bikes, led by a 1949 Vincent H.R.D. Rapide C-Series and an iconic 1965 Bonneville T120R, the great selection of Japanese, American and Italian machines has spiked early interest.
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  • 16/05/2022
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    British Bike Bonanza in Shannons Timed Online Autumn Auction
    There's something for British motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages in next week's Shannons Timed Online Autumn Auction that runs from May 17-24.
    For serious collectors, the leader of the pack is unquestionably a legendary fully-restored 1949 Vincent H.R.D Rapide C-Series motorcycle from the collection of Bruce Armfield, former president of the H.R.D Vincent motorcycle club collection and an authority on the subject.
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  • 13/05/2022
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    Fabulous 'survivor' Packard leads Golden Oldies in Shannons Timed Online Autumn Auction
    There are some superb veteran cars in Shannons Timed Online Autumn Auction from May 17-24.
    Dominating the line-up is a large and imposing right hand drive 1924 Packard Single Eight Model 136 Sports Tourer that will be on the short-list of any Packard enthusiast.
    Packard straight eights are amongst the most coveted of all American classics, with superb engineering, imposing styling and high build quality putting them in a class of their own.
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  • 5/05/2022
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    Rare Italian stallions in Shannons Autumn Auction
    If you have always promised yourself an Italian sporting classic, visit Shannons website and peruse the spectacular line-up gathered for its upcoming 2022 Autumn Auction from May 17-24.
    A super-rare 2000 Lamborghini GTR Supertrophy, two great Ferraris, three Maseratis, a 1973 V8-engined Iso Lele coupe from celebrity Australian ownership and an Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint coupe offered with 'no reserve' in 'project condition' are amongst the fabulous array of 191 vehicles, motorcycles and collectible black and white numerical numberplates on offer.
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  • 20/04/2022
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    Demand continues for black and white numerical number plates
    The seemingly insatiable demand by enthusiasts for Australian black and white numerical number plates is expected to ramp up at Shannons upcoming Timed, Online Autumn Action from May 17-24, when 18 desirable Victorian, New South Wales and Queensland plates come on the market.
    The greatest bidding competition is expected to be for the super-rare Victorian Heritage plate '14', which is expected to be the best selling lot of the auction, attracting potential record bids in the $1.6 million to $2.2 million range.
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  • 12/04/2022
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    Touring car legend  Norm Beechey's rare Iso Lele for auction
    The 1974 Iso Lele being auctioned by Shannons in its 2022 Autumn Timed Online Auction from May 17 – 24 comes from long-term ownership by 1970 Australian Touring Car Champion, Norm Beechey and is one of just 285 of the Marcello Gandini of Bertone-designed, American V8 powered 2+2 coupes produced between 1969 and 1974.
    Named after director Piero Rivolta's wife, the Lele filled the gap between the muscular Iso' Grifo and Fida models, combing Italian styling with American V8 power, it was more 'grand tourer' than sports car.
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  • 6/04/2022
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    Collectors snap up automotive treasures in Shannons Timed Online Memorabilia Autumn Auction
    Enthusiasts and collectors spent up big stocking their 'man caves' and studies in Shannons Timed Autumn Memorabilia Auction which closes on April 5 after six days of online bidding on 294 items offered with 'no reserve'.
    Interest in the emotive Bathurst 'Supercar' days of the early 1970s was particularly strong, with books, models, workshop manuals and paintings associated with Ford's famed GT-HO Falcons in great demand and commanding strong prices.
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  • 5/04/2022
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    Nostalgia drives bids in Shannons Timed Online Memorabilia auction
    Memories of Australian motoring's 'glory days' from the 1950s to 1980s has driven bidding in Shannons Timed Online Autumn Memorabilia Auction which closes progressively from 7pm this evening, April 5.
    Garagenalia to fit out Australia's growing number of 'man caves' has seen eager bidding from enthusiasts, topped so far by the offer of $7,500 for a Wayne Martin & Schwartz MS80 petrol pump in period Mobilgas Livery, while strong bidding is expected in the closing hours for many other bowsers in the auction.
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  • 29/03/2022
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    Rare Falcon GTHO Phase III book expected to be top lot of Shannons Memorabilia Auction
    A super-rare book on Ford's famed Falcon XY GT-HO Phase III, chartering the history of each of the 300 'Bathurst specials' built in 1971, is the highlight 'Charity Lot' of Shannons Timed Online Memorabilia auction from March 31-April 5.
    With a foreword by four-times Bathurst 1000 winner Allan Moffat, who dominated the 1971 'Great Race' in his factory-entered GT-HO, race number 65E, the book by respected GT-HO historian Ross Vasse is No. 001 of 300 books documenting each of Australia's greatest supercars, all built offsite at Ford's famous Broadmeadows Lot 6 'skunkworks'.
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  • 29/03/2022
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    Automotive collectibles in Shannons Autumn Timed Online Memorabilia Auction
    With more than 300 lots on offer featuring several significant collections, Shannons Timed Online Memorabilia Auction from 31 March – April 5 should be on every collectors' calendar.
    The growth in interest in automotive memorabilia during COVID restrictions – particularly to decorate 'man caves' that often house classic cars and motorcycles – garagenalia from enamel signs and old oil cans and from petrol pumps to workshop manuals and automotive art, has been changing hands at record prices in Australia.
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  • 4/03/2022
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    Shannons Summer Online Auction delivers $15 million result

    PLEASE NOTE - To access this press release please go directly to Autodeadline.com.au - the links in this email are misdirecting.

    A unique 1922 Delage CO2 Hispano-Suiza Aero engined special was the top-seller of Shannons week-long Timed Online Summer Auction, contributing $555,000 to the Auction's record total sales of $15.2m. 

    It was a super-strong result for a Shannons Auction since company founder Robert Shannon staged his first Classic Vehicle Auction more than 40 years ago in 1971, with great participation and bidding activity by enthusiasts.

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  • 25/02/2022
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    Early bids set pace in Shannons online auction
    Early strong demand for early black & white number plates; - Unique aero-engined 1922 Delage currently most valued lot at $476,000; - Motorcycle enthusiasts pursue 1981 Ducati 900 MHR (Mike Hailwood Replica) offered in 'project' condition. Read More >>

  • 21/02/2022
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    'Golden oldies' in Shannons Summer Timed Online Auction
    Some of the oldest vehicles are expected to bring the best prices in Shannons Summer Timed Online Auction from February 22- March 1.
    The highest quoted price for any lot in the auction is the $530,000 - $580,000 sought for a magnificent 1922 Delage CO2 Hispano-Suiza Aero engined Special built by the proprietor of the renowned Delage Garage in Melbourne for his own use.
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  • 15/02/2022
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    Rare Japanese classics to meet growing demand
    Exceptional Type A 'Spirit R' Mazda RX-7 - Superb 1998 Subaru WRX STI Coupe - Rare, brutish 1997 Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution 2-Door Wagon - Three interesting and rarely-seen small classic Hondas
    Japanese cars have become increasingly collectible in recent time, particularly sporting ones and with continuous demand from customers, Shannons have listed another 12 examples in its upcoming Timed Online Summer Auction from February 22-March 1.
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  • 10/02/2022
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    Six iconic Ducatis in Shannons Summer Online Auction
    Super-desirable 1970s 900SS and 750S models – both complete but in 'project' condition - Two fabulous Ducati 900 Mike Hailwood Replica (MHR) motorcycles from 1979 and 1981 - As new MV Agusta Brutale 800RR 'Lewis Hamilton Edition' - Super-rare twin rotary-engined 1988 Norton Commander P53 tourer Read More >>

  • 4/02/2022
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    Numerical number plate bonanza at Shannons Summer Online Auction
    Forty-three numerical number plates are already exciting investors and collectors in Shannons Summer Timed Online Auction from February 22 – March 1.
    Eleven of the 31 NSW plates and four of the 10 from Victoria are sought-after three-digit numerical plates, starting from '362' in NSW and '244' in Victoria.
    The two Queensland lots are both limited-release 'Q' plates – both offered with 'no reserve'.
    There is also a very rare single NSW numerical motorcycle plate – '900'.
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  • 2/02/2022
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    'Porschefest' at Shannons Summer Timed Online Auction
    Rare 1989 911 Club Sport - Superb early 356A Coupe - Spectacular and rare 1995 Porsche 911 Turbo S -
    It will be a Porsche shopping frenzy at Shannons Summer Timed Online Auction from February 22 – March 1, with nine examples of the famous German sports car spanning nearly 60 years from 1956 to 2005 on offer.
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  • 3/12/2021
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    Historic NSW plate '96' tops Shannons '40th Anniversary' auction
    The historic New South Wales number plate '96' first fitted to a 30HP Daimler circa 1915 pipped high horsepower rivals including a Falcon GT-HO once owned by ex-Ford executive Al Turner and a 1987 Ferrari Testarossa presented to Sir Elton John on his 40th birthday to become the top selling lot at Shannons '40th Anniversary' Timed Online auction, which closed on November 30. Read More >>

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