Cars & Automobilia

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22nd Oct, 2024 10:00

 

Julian Shoolheifer is our Cars & Automobilia consultant and has advised and catalogued for us for over 20 years. Joining Brooks Auctioneers in 1995, he headed Sotheby’s Vintage and Classic Car Department and handled many important sales of vintage and classic cars, motorcycles and automobilia. In 2005 he set up his own business and continues his professional work and has also become one of the UK's leading restorers of early Land Rovers. He's currently restoring his beloved 1931 Ford V8 Hot Rod which he hopes to race on Pendine Sands in the future. Julian is available to advise on all matters of valuations and sales advice and will provide an unparalleled service to Sworders clients.

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Julian Shoolheifer

Julian Shoolheifer
Cars & Automobilia 

T: 01279 817778
E: cars@sworder.co.uk

Luke Macdonald

Luke Macdonald
Cars & Automobilia 

T: 01279 817778
E: lukemacdonald@sworder.co.uk

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