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Bonhams’ CHF 7.5m 2020 Bonmont sale

There was thunder during the Bond St firm’s Swiss auction yesterday. Yet, after last year’s extraordinary events, lightning did not strike twice. Man-at-the-rostrum Sholto Gilbertson was in charge of a lively sale, which grossed CHF 7,534,225 at a solid 63% sell-through-by-number. The au...

Happy Campers: Artcurial conducts sell-out, €3.8m Trigano collection sale

In an epic, day-long marathon, the car collection of Resistance hero, businessman and outdoor holiday magnate André Trigano was disposed of at his home town of Gibel in southern France. After the war, in which he helped downed Allied airman ...
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Le Mans-winning Porsche 917K triumphant at the 2020 Concours of Elegance

Just over five decades since it crossed the finishing line, weather-stained at the world-famous 24-hour race, the now immaculate, Salzburg-liveried Porsche won Best of Show at the Concours of Elegance, held once more at Hampton Court Palace. ...
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€2m for Bonhams at inaugural, 6 September 2020 Brussels auction

Less than 24 hours after the tables had been cleared away at Hampton Court Palace, auctioneer James Knight took to the rostrum in Belgium for the Bond St company’s first European sale since Rétromobile. Comparisons with Gooding’s star-st...
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Gooding at Hampton Court Palace, 5 September 2020: The market finally speaks

The 48 invitation-only live bidders (all they allowed into the sale tent) have barely vacated their seats after the auction of 15 cars from the collection of Belgian enthusiast Hubert Fabri. The much-anticipated dispersal was delayed by Covid from...
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Monterey Week… but without anyone being there: The 2020 online sales

What happened? Did anything actually happen? In 2020 everything is surreal. You can download a list of all cars sold by Bonhams, Gooding & Co and RM Sotheby's sorted by make and model HERE. For as long as most of us can remember, the...
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RM tops the August 2020 US online events with $30.2m ‘Monterey’ sale

It was the Canadian titan that once again won the battle of the three big international auction houses during virtual Monterey Week, grossing over $30m at a sell-through-by-number of 72% after a week-long timed auction. At just over half the ...
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