George Beale joins Charterhouse


Sherborne-based Charterhouse Auctioneers is delighted to announce ex-bike and car racer, George Beale, has joined its classic and vintage motorcycle and car department.

George’s motorsports career started in 1965 when he competed in motorcycle trials and scrambles, and it continues today – he was a class winner in the 2018 Gordon Bennett Classic Car Rally.

In between, he started restoring and collecting motorcycles in 1970, was a Yamaha dealer from 1976-81, owned the biggest private motorcycle racing team between 1978 and ’81 and competed in the legendary Mille Miglia in 2010.

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George Beale with a 1924 IoM TT trophy, entered into the Charterhouse Classic TT auction on August 30.

He was sales director at H&H Classic Auctions from 2005 to 2018, during which time he has consigned five of the top 25 motorcycles auctioned in the world for clients and holds the highest price for a client’s Brough Superior SS100 sold at auction.

Charterhouse is now accepting entries for its busy programme of specialist motorcycle and car auctions, including its Isle of Man Classic TT auction on August 30.

From left: Richard Bromell (director), George Beale and Matthew Whitney (head of classic cars and motorcycles) with a 1956 BSA Gold Star entered into the IoM Classic TT Motorcycle Auction on August 30, with an estimate of £20,000-25,000.

George Beale can be contacted on 07808 159149 or via email on gb@charterhouse-auction.com, whilethe Charterhouse team of specialists are at The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne in Dorset (DT9 3BS, 01935 812277, www.charterhouse-auction.com).

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