1927 Christmas card from Bentley Motors
Among the items featuring at the exhibition at Bonhams ‘The Age of Endeavour: One Hundred Years of the Racing Bentley’ is this 1927 Christmas card from Bentley Motors.

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The Age of Endeavour: One Hundred Years of the Racing Bentley will include 100 pieces of memorabilia, including artefacts that once belonged to WO Bentley himself, designer FT Burgess, and ‘Bentley Boy’ JD Benjafield, as well as items that epitomise the legendary race meetings at both Brooklands and Le Mans.

1922 photo of Isle of Man TT

Another item featuring at the exhibition at Bonhams is this photograph from the 1922 Isle of Man T.T. featuring Bentley driver Douglas Hawkes and riding mechanic H.S. Browning.

In addition to the memorabilia, four iconic Bentley team cars will be on display in the main saleroom.

Sholto Gilbertson, motoring department director, commented: “This is an absolutely unmissable event for fans of British motoring. This collection of memorabilia and motor cars is unique in its breadth, and truly showcases the astonishing achievements of one of the world’s best-loved and most successful marques.”

The Age of Endeavour: One Hundred Years of the Racing Bentley will be held for one day only, Friday 12 April, and is free to attend – no tickets or registration are required.