A lifetime of collecting

Amassed by Shropshire lad Doug Jackson, his lifetime collection of motorcycle ephemera is being sold by Charterhouse at its auction of classic and vintage motorcycles being held at The Haynes International Museum, Somerset, on Saturday, August 10.

Doug’s business, The World’s Motorcycle News Agency, was founded in 1963 and for decades he was the go-to guy for motorcycle information, as well as being a prolific writer for specialist motorcycle magazines including Classic Bike, Classic Motorcycle, Motorcycle News and many others, including American publications.

Ready to go once more, with Doug on the right.

Naturally, during that time, Doug amassed thousands of motorcycle photographs, plus press packs, advertising material, posters, badges, merchandise, books and magazines.

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Now in his eighties and looking to downsize, he instructed Charterhouse in Dorset to auction the entire collection without reserve!

Read more and view more images in the August 2019 issue of OBM – on sale now!

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