Classic collection funds cancer facility

ENTREPRENEUR ROBERT WHITE who died last year was an astute and dedicated businessman.

MV 500 triple: One of several ‘re-creations’ of famous racers in the Robert White collection, this MV Agusta three-cylinder Grand Prix 500 replica might just drive the bidding up to six figures…
MV 500 triple: One of several ‘re-creations’ of famous racers in the Robert White collection, this MV Agusta three-cylinder Grand Prix 500 replica might just drive the bidding up to six figures…

He was also something of a petrolhead if the treasure trove of mechanical collectables he’s left behind is any indication.

White’s commercial success enabled him to indulge a passion for collecting machines which embodied the finest design and engineering. He loved to ride motorcycles and drive fast cars.

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He learned to fly and even bought a vintage biplane to travel round Britain.

Now his collection, which runs to more than 500 items, will be sold at auction by Bonhams on September 19, 2016.

Read more in August’s edition of CBG

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