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Bonhams' latest Bonmont auction grosses CHF 7.9m

The Bond St firm’s annual visits to the smart Bonmont Golf & Country Club, a 25-minute drive from Geneva airport, usually prove successful and this year was no exception despite fewer entries at No Reserve. Top-selling car on Sunday turned out to be the vibrant 2015 McLaren P1 (top) which ...
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Artcurial hits the beach: new St Tropez sale grosses €10.6m

Over the last weekend of June, the Parisian firm headed south to offer 100 motor cars at the chic resort of the stars in the South of France. Just over two thirds found new owners. At €881,600 all-in, the 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster ...
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RM’s new Cliveden House sale grosses £7.9m

The UK team of Canadian giant RM Sotheby’s made a solid start yesterday to a new auction conducted at the Italianate mansion, now a luxury hotel, Cliveden House. Set on the banks of the River Thames with easy access to London, Heathrow airport a...
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$4.9m Lamborghini Miura SV heads RM’s blockbuster ‘sneakers-to-supercars’ auction

‘Dare to dream?’ ‘Hard to explain’ better describes some of the sums paid for sometimes only average entries at RM’s everything-must-go auction of items from the relatively recently assembled collection of Canadian entrepreneur and phila...
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RM steps up its game to sell Miles Nadal’s ‘Ultimate Sneaker Collection’

One of the great things about being fabulously wealthy (so I’m told) is that one has the means to make impulsive purchases, writes Simon de Burton. Back in 1995, prolific Concorde user Farhad Azima was enjoying a light breakfast at Claridge...
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This year’s Monte Carlo classic car auctions: the K500 market snapshot

The headline figures tell one story, but without interpretation you won’t get the full picture. The 2024 auctions held during the Grand Prix Historique weekend produced a record combined gross of over €74m at a healthy 80% sold by number. But ...
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RM finishes in Monaco with likely €39m+ for two-day auction

The Canadians closed their 2024 Monaco auction in style yesterday evening when the actual car that won three Grands Prix for Jody Scheckter during his Championship-winning year was hammered sold at €6.8m against its €4.5m to €5m estimate. Wi...
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