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Porsches star at RM’s first multi-currency online event

The Canadians conducted another 10-day online sale that finished on 28 February. A new feature was a catalogue split into cars in North America (USD), Europe (EUR) and Switzerland (CHF). It was an average affair with nothing notable offered or sold, and most cars were moved on below mid esti...

Second Phil Hill automobilia sale crosses the line at $1.1m+

Enthusiasm for trophies, helmets, watches and memorabilia once owned by the great American Formula 1 World Champion Phil Hill remains undiminished. In the latest tranche of items offered online by Gooding, all 306 lots sold, grossing $1,156,156. ...
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1937 Bugatti Type 57S sells for £4m at Bonhams’ latest Bond St sale

It fell short of its broad £5m to £7m pre-sale estimate, but the magnetic attraction of a No Reserve estate sale saw strong bidding over the telephones last Friday for the elegant Corsica-bodied Bugatti Type 57S. All six motor car entries s...
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€2.4m Miura SV tops RM’s 2021 €7.65m Paris sale

Of course, it was not actually ‘Paris’. The cars were dotted around Europe, and the event could have been conducted live just about anywhere, but until Covid restrictions are lifted some time later this year, this is the way things are. W...
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Artcurial sells 1972 Le Mans-winning Matra MS 670

Playing to a small audience in the room and taking bids online and over the telephone, the familiar line-up of Maître Hervé Poulain, Matthieu Lamoure and Pierre Novikoff sold a piece of French history late yesterday afternoon. One day the b...
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Gooding online in the UK: £8.45m gross and 100% sold

Things were looking a little tight on the final morning of Gooding & Co’s second-ever European auction, its first internet-only sale away from the US. But as soon as all cars were listed as 'Reserve Met – Lot is in the Market', a flurr...
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Mecum sells Carroll Shelby’s personal big-block Cobra for $5.94m

As part of a declared $141.2m event in Kissimmee, Florida, US muscle car specialist Mecum sold 7.0-litre Cobra CSX3178, Shelby’s own car from new until he died in May 2012, for $5,940,000. The sell-through at the Florida sale, run ‘live...
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