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Does tickling the ivory, tickle your fancy?

Does tickling the ivory, tickle your fancy? Find out more about the amazing back story to our piano auction Barry Lloyd was Australia’s well known prestigious piano expert who specialised in moving, tuning and restoring quality pianos. He owned Australia’s largest and most prestigious piano shop, called “Lloyd’s Pianos” on the Hume Highway in Sydney.

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Why invest in Pinball machines?

Why invest in Pinball machines? https://youtu.be/xnIVy8vmV1U It is believed that pinball is the friendliest sport on the planet, and a hobby you are likely not to lose money on. Pinball machines everlasting popularity and in a lot of cases, rarity, tends to mean they are not depreciating to zero like most modern technology. The classic

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Brock’s Unique Greats

Brock’s Unique Greats Neil Brock, Peter’s brother, used his Box Brownie camera to record the iconic images of his younger brother, sliding around the family’s farm in an Austin 7 paddock bomb. These images were the first that captured the driving skill of the young boy who would grow into Australia’s greatest racing driver. The

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Brock’s Time of Targas

Brock’s Time of Targas Having retired from full-time racing at the end of 1997, Brock now had time for other, different Motorsports activities. Targa Tasmania is Australia’s premier tarmac rally, a week-long event held on winding country roads around Tasmania. The course covers 2200 kilometres including 500 kilometres of competitive racing. Peter Brook’s Targa years

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The Later Years of Brock and Mobil

The Later Years of Brock and Mobil Peter Brock’s return to driving a factory-backed Holden Commodore in 1994 for the Holden Racing Team was celebrated far and wide by Holden fans. His four-year period with the team saw him have regular race wins and proved he wasn’t done yet. Although when it came to the

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Group A – Brock’s Introduction of Mobil

Group A – Brock’s Introduction of Mobil 1985 was the first year of the new international Group A rules and the local Holdens were up against the proven Jaguars and BMWs from Europe. Brock welcomed oil giant Mobil as the new naming rights sponsor for HDT, a relationship that would last for the rest of

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Group C – Brock’s Commodore Years

Group C – Brock’s Commodore Years During the early 80s, Brock’s battles with Queensland Ford hero, Dick Johnson, unfolded on a nearly weekly basis. Johnson won the Australian Touring Car Championship in both 1981 and 1982, encouraging Brock and the HDT to wheel out a new weapon, the SS Commodore. While the new car offered

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Group C – Brock’s Torana Years

Group C – Brock’s Torana Years https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsq_xrjOuO0 This page forms part of a series of articles on the Brock Collection Auction. Click Here to Read More … Brock left HDT in 1975, seeking the freedom to race different types of cars as well as realise his ambition of racing overseas. In 1976 Brock formed ‘Team

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The Rise of Brock with the Holden Dealer Team

The Rise of Brock with the Holden Dealer Team https://youtu.be/MUAx8w-nmI0 This page forms part of a series of articles on the Brock Collection Auction. Click Here to Read More … 1971-73 saw the birth of what was to be Australia’s greatest race car driver, not just of his day, but of all time! Peter Brock

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The Phantom – The Ghost Who Walks

The Phantom – The Ghost Who Walks The humble Aussie beginning It’s time to celebrate and take a trip down memory lane! The first ever edition of The Phantom was released 70 years ago on Sunday the 9th of September (yes, this Sunday just been!) and sold for a mere sixpence. Prior to that date

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FIRST HOLDEN TORANA TO BREAK WORLD RECORD PRICES

The very first 1977 A9X Torana to roll off the Holden production to smash records this weekend on the Gold Coast A rare Holden Torana SLR5000 A9X – the very first off the production line in 1977 – will go under the hammer at Lloyds Auctions on the Gold Coast this weekend, and is expected

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Top 3 Tips to Snap up a Farm Clearance Auction Bargain

Bargains hunters will be out in force next week, as Lloyds Auctioneers and Valuers sell millions of dollars worth of highly sought-after and heavily discounted agriculture equipment from one of Australia’s largest farms, west of Goondiwindi. With this huge clearance sale taking place in Western Queensland on 21st March, here are our Top 3 Tips

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