For a decade from 1947-1957 Duncan Hamilton was one of Britain’s foremost racing drivers and this larger than life character’s racing autobiography ‘Touch Wood!’ has become a classic publication. Duncan Hamilton drove Formula One and Two Grand Prix cars from Lago-Talbot, Maserati, HWM and Gordini, plus Works Team sports cars for both Jaguar and Ferrari. He won two legendary endurance races – the 1953 Le Mans 24 Hours and the 1954 Reims 12 Hours – plus many more minor events, whilst his own company – Duncan Hamilton & Co Limited – has been in operation for over 60 years.1
Since its late founder’s retirement, Duncan Hamilton & Co Limited has continued to thrive under the direction of Duncan Hamilton’s son, Adrian. The Company has developed an extensive range of services around its core business as a market leader in sales and brokerage of thoroughbred post-World War II historic competition cars.
Acknowledged world-wide for its expertise and International contacts within this rare and valuable market sector, Duncan Hamilton & Co Limited have found new owners for more than 60 Historic Formula One Grand Prix cars over the past two decades, including such enduring standard setting cars as the 1955 Mercedes-Benz W196 and the 1960 Ferrari Dino 246.2
Marques of Distinction
Duncan Hamilton’s unique experience in placing cars amongst enthusiast collectors and investors, worldwide, is acknowledged. The company has been responsible for placing some of the most significant cars ever sold. Duncan Hamilton’s intimate everyday involvment with the market, and its wide range of services, reflect a lifetime closely involved with the high performance motoring racing scene.
In addition to its core activities in brokerage and sales of truly significant historic and competition cars Duncan Hamilton has also provided clients with high quality machines as diverse as Armoured Fighting Vehicles to Vintage Fire Engines and many others.3
And your day-to-day transport
Duncan Hamilton can supply any new or pre owned motorcar you may require. Through our numerous professional contacts, gained over many years, we can obtain vehicles of all makes complete with verified histories. We always try to have selected a number of late low mileage vehicles in stock, and up to date stock lists are always available.4