1959 Bentley Continental S1 Drop Head Coupe Vehicle Profile

1959 Bentley Continental S1 photograph

1959 Bentley Continental S1 photograph

1959 Bentley Continental S1 photograph

1959 Bentley Continental S1 photograph

1959 Bentley Continental S1 photograph

1959 Bentley Continental S1 photograph

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Drop Head Coupe
Coachwork: Park Ward & Co.
This S-Continental Park Ward Convertible is one of the 31 left drive, alloy-bodied dropheads built between 1956 and 1959. This late example is equipped with the upgraded large valve, large carburetor engine, original equipment power steering, power-operated convertible top and air-conditioning authentic for the period. It is also one of three originally supplied with power-operated windows.

It was acquired by the restorer in entirely original unrestored and undamaged order from the original owner, the wife of a principal of the Dreyfus Fund. As promised to her, it was restored to show quality, finished in sand/sable with beige top and hides.

Complete tools, owner's handbooks, and copies of the manufacturer's records are included.

Chassis#

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

Analysis

Chassis number Auction Sales History

2018 1
2017 1
2016 1
2015 1
2013 3
2012 2
2011 1
2010 1
2009 1
2005 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$296,500$296,5001
2017$166,100$166,1001
2016$64,385$64,3851
2015$243,712$243,7121
2013$107,309$230,9623
2012$35,083$36,8182
2011$10,894$10,8941
2010$33,222$33,2221
2009$74,250$74,2501
2005$25,300$25,3001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1959 sales)
1959 Bentley S1 Continental 'Flying Spur' Sports Saloon by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#: BC24FM
Sold for $296,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
 
1959 BENTLEY S1 CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR
Chassis#: BC14LEL
Sold for $166,100
  2017 Bonhams : The Amelia Island Auction
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1959 Bentley S1 Saloon
Chassis#: B57LGD
Sold for $64,385
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Paris
 
1959 Bentley S1 Continental 'Flying Spur' Sports Saloon by H.J. Mulliner
Chassis#: BC41LFM
Sold for $243,712
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Villa Erba
 
1959 Bentley S1 Long-wheelbase Saloon
Chassis#: ALB24
Sold for $38,165
  2013 Bonhams - The Banbury Run Sale
 
1959 BENTLEY S2 CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR BERLINE
Sold for $230,962
  2013 Artcurial - Automobiles Sur Les Champs 5
 
1959 BENTLEY S-TYPE 4 DOOR SEDAN
Chassis#: B22GC
Sold for $52,800
  2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
 
1959 Bentley S1 Saloon
Chassis#: B65GD
Sold for $36,818
  2012 Bonhams - The Beaulieu Sale Collectors' Motor Cars
 
1959 Bentley S1 Saloon
Sold for $33,347
  2012 Shannons Sydney Summer Classic
 
1959 Bentley S1 Saloon
Chassis#: B553FD
Sold for $10,894
  2011 H & H - Pavilion Gardens
 
1959 Bentley S1 Saloon
Chassis#: B-473FD
Sold for $33,222
  2010 Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motoring - Ascot
 
1959 Bentley S1 Long Wheelbase 'Empress'
Sold for $74,250
  2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey
 
1959 BENTLEY 4 DOOR SEDAN
Sold for $25,300
  2005 Barrett-Jackson - PALM BEACH 2005
 

No Sale

1959 Bentley Continental S1's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1959 Bentley S-Type Continental Sports SaloonBC24GN2016 Bonhams : The December Sale $260,000$330,000
1959 Bentley S1 2016 Anglia Auction $16,000$20,000
1959 Bentley S-Series Continental Flying Spur SaloonBC14LEL2015 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais $130,000$160,000
1959 Bentley S-Type Sedan 4887 CC, AutomaticB22GC2012 Mecum Anaheim, CA$35,000  
1959 Bentley S1 Continental 2003 Bonhams MOTOR CARS $90,000$100,000
1959 Bentley S1 Continental Sports SaloonBC50FM2003 Bonhams Lord's Cricket Ground 'Summer Vintage' $39,000$42,000
1959 Bentley S1 Continental SaloonBC 30 FM2003 Bonhams RollsRoyce & Bentley Motor Cars & Related Automobilia   
1959 Bentley S1 Continental Sports SaloonBC50FM2003 Bonhams RollsRoyce & Bentley Motor Cars & Related Automobilia $45,000$55,000
1959 BENTLEY S 1 SALOON 2003 Kruse Auction Ft.Lauderdale, Fl$15,000  

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