Jap engine dating
Our two featured Models of the Week are both by D Elliott.
First is an award winning model of a JAP 350 dating from 1928.
Some lots may be subject to VAT on the hammer price.
These lots will be clearly marked with a dagger (†) printed beside the lot number in the catalogue.
Buyers Premium on all Automobilia lots (Lots 1-76) will adhere to Bonhams group policy, 25% up to £50,000 of hammer price, 20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 of hammer price, and 12% on the balance thereafter.
This applies to each lot purchased and is subject to VAT.
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For Motorcycles (Lots 101-255) a 15% Buyer's Premium is payable on the first £50,000 of the final Hammer Price of each Lot, and 12% on any amount by which the Hammer Price exceeds £50,000, VAT at the standard rate is payable on the Premium by all Buyers, unless otherwise stated.Buyers should satisfy themselves that they have collected all relevant log books, documents and keys relating to their Lot(s) at time of collection.Otherwise Lots shall be removed to local store in Stoke-on-Trent at the Buyer's expense (see below).Acquired by William Hillman - founder of the eponymous car company - the firm relocated to Coventry where it began experimenting with motorcycles around 1912.The firm began with a range powered by v-twin engines of JAP manufacture, though after WWI only single-cylinder machines were made.