August 10, 2022

Right here’s your probability to personal some wonderful motorbike memorabilia together with helmets owned by well-known racers equivalent to Mike Hailwood, Joe Dunlop and Marco Simoncelli.

The contents of the Phil Morris Highway Racing Museum, one of many world’s largest collections of bike racing memorabilia and motorbike spares is to be provided by Bonhams in a web based public sale from Monday April 18 to Might 3.

Phil was a schoolboy trials racer who graduated to four-wheels competing within the RAC Rally.

He’s identified in British racing circles as a sponsor and crew proprietor and began accumulating motorbike memorabilia within the Seventies.

In 2001 added machines to the combination when he purchased again his first Ariel.

Phil arrange a devoted area for the gathering in 2007 when it had outgrown his house and his then spouse’s persistence. Forty to sixty folks would go to each Thursday till the doorways closed with the primary lockdown final 12 months.

His assortment is without doubt one of the world’s largest arrays of uncommon units of spares, matching helmets and leathers for the GP bikes, Moto 2 and Moto 3 bikes, raced, worn and received by a number of the most well-known names on two wheels, equivalent to Phil Learn, Joey Dunlop, Mike Hailwood and Kenny Roberts.

Greater than 330 tons are provided within the on-line sale, operating from Phil’s Museum in Oswestry, dubbed ‘The Church’ by Isle of Man TT rider Rob Barber.

The public sale follows the profitable sale of racing bikes in Phil’s assortment within the 2021 Autumn Stafford Sale.

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Highlights of the sale embrace:

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