|Bonhams Car Sale at Goodwood Festival|
|A record-breaking British car, the 'Birkin' Bentley, broke the world record to sell for £5 million at Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on Friday 29 June. The 1929 4½-litre Supercharged 'Blower' Bentley single-seater sold for £5,041,500. It is now the most expensive Bentley ever sold at public auction. The overall sale realised £22 million.|
|The ex-Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin, 1929 4½-litre Supercharged 'Blower' Bentley single-seater, sold for £5,041,500.||'The Corgi' 1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Double Pullman Limousine
with coachwork by Barker, sold for £4,705.500.
|The ex-works Le Mans 24-hour race, Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin/Earl Howe, 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 Spyder, sold for £2,689,500.||'Floretta' - the ex-works 1908 Itala Grand Prix Car, sold for £1,737,500.|
|A 1928 Bentley 4½-litre Supercharged Tourer was sold for £785,500.||1954 Bently R-Type Continental 'Fastback', sold for £628,700.|
|Bonhams Car Sale at Goodwood Festival||Photos: Ian Burt|