1950 Healey Silverstone racecar among top lots at July sale

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2015-06-26 13:45:32

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1950 Healey Silverstone racecar among top lots at July sale

The 1950 Healey Silverstone racecar is estimated to make $305,000 in the UK auction

A rare 1950 Healey Silverstone racecar is to feature in Silverstone Auctions' July 26 and 27saleat the legendary circuit in Northampton, UK.

The lot is one of just 105 ever built and carries an estimate of 160,000-180,000 ($271,250-305,156).

Healey Silverstone auctionThe Healey Silverstone rolled off the production line in 1950

It was designed to get around a tax increase that was imposed on luxury cars costingmore than 1,000, but proved one of the most successful racers of its era - easily capable of speeds of over 100mph.

We have this racing jacket owned by actor and petrolhead Paul Newmanfor sale.

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