Hawk 289 for auction

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Ferngar
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Hawk 289 for auction

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A 289 is due to be auctioned at www.brightwellslive.com ending Thursday 1st April.
Guide price is £26k to £30k, Lot No. 89.
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Went for less than £30k! Hopefully to a private buyer.
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And the seller probably walked away with less than 25K
12% buyers commission (plus VAT) is a killer
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The auction house wins for sure.
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I am that new buyer....and you're right, the winner is the auction house.

I'm a private owner, having owned/built/rebuilt various component cars over the years: JBA Falcon, Dax Cobra, Westfield XI, Ram D-type and an RCR GT40. I've always admired the more restrained lines of the Hawk. I also have a modern Bullitt Mustang.

I'm now embarked upon a little fettling and looking forward to driving the Hawk this summer.

Best regards

Steve aka chappy996
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Congratulations! Looks like a nice one.

I don’t understand why the buyer decided to put it to auction rather than list it on here or one of the other classified sites. I didn’t even find it for sale until it was too late and I look quite frequently!
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This car was advertised on this forum under For sale/wanted on February 1st 2021. With no takers the auction was his quickest option of a sale I imagine.
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Ah, it was that one. I enquired about that and he wanted £40k for it.
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