BONHAMS & BUTTERFIELDS 7473M.
Sale date: November 08, 2003.
Sale location: Los Angeles.
Title, description: An Important Sale of Collectors Motorcycles and Related Memorabilia:
Motorcycle Related Memorabilia: lots 100-281.
Items from the Harley Davidson Cafe Collection include 136 Harley Davidson gas tanks signed by celebrities, 9 wall sconces from the cafe fashioned in the form of the classic 1947 Harley Davidson rear fender and 10 Harley Davidson engine display models of the infamous Harley-Davidson Evolution twin cylinder engine, once used as decorations in the NY City cafe. Items were property of Gotta Have It!
Motorcycles lots 300-362, plus supplement at end with 11 more. Includes motorcycles removed from the Harley Davidson Cafe property of Gotta Have It! 64 motorcycles, a 1960 Messerschmitt TG500 Micro Car and a 1970 Honda US 90 ATV.
Highlights: 1982 Harley Davidson Shovelhead 80ci once owned by Billy Joel, 1991 Harley Davidson Dyna Glide Sturgis once owned by Mickey Rourke, 1994 Harley Davidson Electra Glide FLH 1338cc, 1957 Harley Davidson Panhead FL 1200cc, 1947 Harley Davidson Knucklehead 74ci with Sidecar, 1946 Harley Davidson UL 74ci, 1917 Harley Davidson Motorcyke Bicycle with Sidecar, 1970 Triumph 649cc T120R Bonneville, 1953 Matchless 348cc G3L, 1950 Moto Guzzi 499cc Falcone, 1938 Norton 490cc Model 20, 1934 BSA 499cc W34-2 Blue Star, a 975 Kawasaki once used by Keanu Reeves, 1951 Vincent Rapide Series C 1000 cc, 1939 Indian Four Special 'Fluid Four', 1951 Moto Guzzi Dondolino 500cc, and others.
Also includes are 11 Knuckleheads and one Panhead from the James Pflueger collection: 1936, 1947, 1942, 1937, 1939, 1941 with a sidecar, 1941, another 1941, another 1942, 1946, 1938 and a 1948 Panhead. Other items include a 1911 Thor single cylinder 350cc articulated frame, a 1999 Harley Davidson Road King Classic, a 2002 Harley Davidson VRSCA V-Rod anodized silver, 1996 Harley Davidson FLHTCU Ultra Classic Electra Glide 1350cc, 1911 Indian Belt Drive Single Cylinder 30cc, 1953 NY City Police Indian Chief, 80ci, 1940 Indian Sport, 1942 Indian Four, 1951 Mondial, 1924 Moto Guzzi 498cc Normale, 1949 Moto Guzzi 500 cc Dondolino racing motorcycle, 1911, Emblem Veteran, 1926 Moto Guzzi, 1942 Indian 841 Shaft Drive Military model, 2 1984 Suzuki RG500 racing cycles once owned by Barry Sheene, 1979 Kawasaki KR350, 1932 Crocker Speedway racer and many others. I can't list them all.
253 lots total, all items shown in very good quality color photographs. Very good descriptions on all of the motorcycles. A wonderful gift for any one interested in motorcycles!!