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Mansell mania in Monaco: RM’s €26.2m auction

Two F1 cars coming straight from the collection of former World Champion Nigel Mansell were the stars of RM’s evening sale at the Grimaldi Forum earlier today. The man known as ‘Il Leone’ in Italy was in the room to see his 1989 Ferrari 640 sold for €3.6m and ‘Red 5’, the Williams FW1...

Bonhams’ €11.5m 2022 Monaco auction

After a four-year hiatus due to covid and the biennial nature of the Monaco Historics, the British firm returned to the Principality earlier today and sold three-quarters of its motor car catalogue, grossing €11,522,575 in the process. Top-...

Jim Taylor Collection to be offered by Broad Arrow this October

Over 120 classic cars from East Coast collector Jim Taylor will be sold by Broad Arrow Auctions in a two-day bonanza from 14-15 October 2022. With one significant exception – the ex-John Coundley Jaguar D-type XKD 515 – the entire catalogue is...
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Bonhams’ 91% sold, £6.8m Members’ Meeting auction

Yesterday, the Bond St firm held a classic car sale at an uninterrupted Goodwood Members’ Meeting for the first time in two years. With fewer cars sold below low estimate, more above top and, most significantly, nine out of 10 lots in the 76-car...
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K500 insider’s guide: Paris classic car auctions, 2022 vs. 2020

Due to the resurgence of Covid earlier this year, the usual Rétromobile week sales were split in two: Bonhams and RM in February, Artcurial in March. All had excellent results. We give you the hard numbers to demonstrate how much better the figur...
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Artcurial’s €36.2m 2022 Rétromobile auction

After all the big-ticket lots were sold on Friday, Saturday’s proceedings were always going to be more low-key. The second day of Artcurial’s 2022 Rétromobile event added just €2.7m to the overall gross. Top selling car on Saturday was...
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Stop press live from Paris: Artcurial F50 sells for €4.068m

With the Three Musketeers – Maître Hervé Poulain, Matthieu Lamoure and Pierre Novikov – taking well-earned glasses of champagne, we can report that the ultra-low-mileage, one-owner Ferrari F50 was the highlight of the first day of Artcurial...
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