Drophead Coupe
Coachwork: Thrupp and Maberly
Chassis Num: B35BL
The design of chassis number B35BL, a three-position Drophead coupe, was selected by its first owner, the Earl of Feversham. The coachbuilder, Thrupp and Maberly, delivered ten similar bodies at a cost of $10,000 each - over ten times the cost of a Cadillac at the time. Neal Kirkham purchased this car in 1988 and immediately embarked on a Rolls-Royce Owners' Club tour from Florida to Canada. On another RROC tour, this Derby was driven across the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas visiting Death Valley, the Tioga Pass and Yosemite Park. In 1989 Kirkham began a full restoration. At Pebble Beach in 1998, this car placed First in Class among Derby Bentleys. It has been driven over 8,700 miles since that event.

Chassis# B35BL

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

Analysis

Chassis number B35BL Auction Sales History

2017 4
2016 2
2015 5
2013 3
2012 2
2011 1
2010 2
2009 4
2008 1
2006 3

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$102,080$133,7214
2016$128,557$186,2162
2015$106,706$231,0005
2013$226,312$381,5273
2012$76,113$92,5782
2011$143,000$143,0001
2010$151,883$196,6782
2009$149,576$172,6674
2008$429,000$429,0001
2006$84,852$116,4893

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1934 sales)
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Drophead Coupé
Chassis#:Chassis#:B39BN
Sold for $133,721
  2017 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival
 
1934 Bentley 3½ litre Open Tourer by Sparrowhawk
Chassis#:Chassis#:B74BL
Sold for $131,600
  2017 Historics at Brookland
 
1934 BENTLEY 3½ LITER SPORTS SALOON
Chassis#:Chassis#:B24CR
Sold for $77,000
  2017 Bonhams : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Tourer
Chassis#:B90CR
Sold for $66,000
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Arizona Auction
    
1934 Bentley 3½ litre Roadster ‘The Ian Pitney Special'
Chassis#:Chassis#:B183AE
Sold for $186,216
  2016 Historics at Brookland
 
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Tourer
Chassis#:Chassis#:B120AH
Sold for $70,898
  2016 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale
 
1934 Bentley 3 1/2 Litre Three-Position Drophead Coupe by Thrupp & Maberly
Chassis#:Chassis#:B185AE
Sold for $141,313
  2015 Silverstone Auction - Salon Prive Sale
 
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Sports Saloon by Park Ward
Chassis#:B160CR
Sold for $99,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
    
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Saloon Body
Sold for $1,120
  2015 Historics at Brookland
 
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Three-Position Drophead Coupe by Thrupp and Maberly
Chassis#:B75BL
Sold for $231,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island
    
1934 Bentley 'Derby' 3,5 L berline par Mann Egerton
Chassis#:Chassis#:B151 BL
Sold for $61,099
  2015 Rétromobile by Artcurial Motorcars
 
1934 Bentley 3 ½ Litre Open Tourer by Vanden Plas
Sold for $381,527
  2013 Coys Auction - A236 True Greats
 
1934 BENTLEY 3½-LITRE TOURER
Chassis#:Chassis#:B39AE
Sold for $140,659
  2013 Bonhams : The December Sale
 
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Drophead Coupe by Park Ward
Sold for $156,750
  2013 RM Auctions - Amelia Island
    
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Vanden Plas-style Tourer
Chassis#:Chassis#:B149AE
Sold for $92,578
  2012 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor cars and Automobilia
 
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Sports Saloon
Chassis#:Chassis#:B87BL
Sold for $59,648
  2012 Bonhams - Collectors' Motorcycles, Motor Cars and Related Memorabilia & Spares
 
1934 Bentley 3 1/2 Litre Drop Head Coupe
Sold for $143,000
  2011 Worldwide Auctioneers - The Houston Classic Weekend
 
1934 Bentley 3 1/2 litre Drophead Coupe
Chassis#:Chassis#:B107BL
Sold for $196,678
  2010 Shannons Auctions - Shannons Motorclassica Collector Vehicle Auction
 
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Drophead Coupé
Chassis#:Chassis#:B85AE
Sold for $107,087
  2010 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1934 Bentley 3 1/2 Litre Drophead Coupé
Chassis#:Chassis#:B 157 BL
Sold for $172,667
  2009 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London
 

No Sale

1934 Bentley 3.5-Liter's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1934 Bentley 3 ½ Litre Vanden Plas TourerB155AE2016 Coys : The Spirit of Motoring, Ascot $100,000$120,000
1934 BENTLEY 3½ LITER TOURERB 75 BL2016 Scottsdale, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa $200,000$225,000
1934 Bentley 3.5 Litre SaloonB54AH2015 H & H Auctions Imperial War Museum   
1934 Bentley 3 ½ Litre All-Weather Tourer by BarkerB169AE2013 Coys Blenheim Palace $85,000$100,000
1934 Bentley 3 1/2-Litre Drophead Coupe by Park WardB203AE2011 RM Auctions at Monterey$155,000$250,000$350,000
1934 Bentley 3½-litre Four-Door Sports SaloonB 108 CR2011 Bonhams Collectors' Motor Cars $35,000$40,000
1934 Bentley 3½-Litre Drophead CoupéB69BL2009 Bonhams Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia $110,000$130,000
1934 Bentley 3 1/2 Liter Three-Position Drophead CoupeB120AH2005 Bonhams RollsRoyce, Bentley Motor Cars and Related Automobilia $50,000$65,000

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