Zoute 2019: Bonhams’ €10.5m seaside break

The elegant Flemish coastal resort of Knokke-Le-Zoute has been a happy hunting ground for Bonhams since it first ventured there in 2013. Today, the sale is a highlight of the Bond St house’s calendar and the 2019 41-car catalogue generated a gross of €10,541,490, at 73% sold by number – bot...
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The 2019 US Fall Sales: Turning back the years

Like the chocolate bar that bears its name, Hershey might not appeal to all. Every October, though, devotees of ‘brass and bonnets’ descend in droves on that small community in Pennsylvania for the Antique Automobile Club of America’s Fall Meet. Following shortly after Bonhams at the Simeon...
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Out of Africa: Seized supercars surprise as part of CHF 36.7m Swiss auction

After RM’s sell-out sale in Portugal last weekend, it was Bonhams’ turn to shine at its auction near Geneva, headlined by 25 modern hyper and luxury cars confiscated by the Swiss authorities from the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea. ...
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Bonhams MPH: Zero to £1.2m for first Bicester sale

MPH, the new division of the Bond St house dedicated to “modern and affordable classics”, held its inaugural auction at Bicester Heritage earlier today. And after nine lots were withdrawn, 66 out of the remaining 111 sold on the day. That...
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RM’s €10.2m Sáragga Collection sale

Despite a countryside location some 100km from Lisbon, RM held a successful No Reserve sale of 124 cars from the varied and comprehensive collection of Portuguese enthusiast Ricardo Sáragga. Nearly 25% beat upper estimate, with the Vintage Bentle...
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Goodwood does it again: Impressions of this year’s Revival

Twenty-one years young, the brainchild of the Duke of Richmond is in full swing. We spent a couple of days at the rolling West Sussex circuit and bring you our memories of, and thoughts on, the best historic motor racing in the world. Things ...
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Bonhams’ 2019 Revival sale: Bugatti Type 57 Atalante comes out top

Held in a quiet but serious atmosphere, this year’s Goodwood Revival auction grossed just over £8m with 60% of the 103 cars offered finding new homes. As we predicted, after the sale of the Aston Martin DB4 GT pre-event for an undisclosed sum, ...
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Bonhams to offer 1932 Bugatti Type 55 at Rétromobile 2020

Next February, Bonhams will headline its Paris sale with the famous ex-Geoffrey St John, Figoni-bodied 1932 Bugatti Type 55. In other news this morning, ‘by mutual agreement’ the Donald Campbell DB4 GT has been pulled from the Goodwood catalog...
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