ULTIMATE TOY BOX: Collectible Motorcycles Offered at Florida's Highly Anticipated Milhous Collection Sale

The Milhous Collection Sale! A Multi-day sale presented by RM Auctions in Association with Sotheby's

WHAT: The Milhous Collection sale - a multi-day sale presented by RM Auctions in association with Sotheby's

WHEN: Feb. 24-25, 2012

WHERE: The Milhous Museum, 791 Park of Commerce Dr, Boca Raton, Florida

WHY: RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby's will lift the gavel on one of the world's finest private museums, the Milhous Collection.

The result of over five decades of judicious collecting by brothers Bob & Paul Milhous, and reflecting a fascination in all things mechanical, this extraordinary collection features an unparalleled series of mechanical musical instruments, automobiles and collectibles, handpicked from around the world and representing the 'best of the very best'.

After playing host to countless visitors and being regarded as one of America's finest private museums, the museum doors will open one final time Feb. 24-25 as the Milhous brothers offer the collection for auction. The upcoming sale will feature over 500 lots, most offered without reserve, presenting a diverse range of ownership opportunities for collectors.

Beyond an exciting range of automobiles and an c.1941 Ryan PT-22 Recruit Airplane, the auction will cater to bike enthusiasts with six classic motorcycles poised for the auction podium. Highlights include:

  • a 1972 Harley-Davidson FLH-1200 Electra-Glide Motorcycle, presented in very good condition and an excellent example for extended cruising;
  • a 1949 Indian Scout Motorcycle, a rare survivor from Indian's low-production period;
  • a 1972 Triumph T-150V Trident Motorcycle, frequently referred to as the "first modern superbike" and the last new design from Britain's Triumph Engineering Co. Ltd.

To view a complete list of motorcycles please visit: www.rmauctions.com/milhous/lots/Motorcycles/. Catalog descriptions along with a complete list of auction offerings are available online at www.rmauctions.com/milhous.