23 août 2011

1960 Mercedes-Benz 220 SE Convertible.

1960 Mercedes-Benz 220 SE Convertible. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. Chassis no. 128030 10 9502076. Engine no. 12961. Estimate: US$190,000 - 220,000 - Unsold Introduced in 1956, the 220S saloon was one of a trio of new models featuring unitary construction bodyshells employing large, box-section side-members - hence the term 'Ponton' - the others being the 190 and 219. All-round coil-sprung independent suspension had long been a fixture of the Mercedes-Benz range, and that of the newcomers benefited from the newly... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2011

Bonham's sale shines with automobilia-themed highlights during Pebble Beach car week

  Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams is pleased to announce that its Jewelry and Watches sale, held August 19th during Pebble Beach Car Week at Quail Lodge in Carmel, Calif., brought engine-revving, above-estimate results. Automobilia-themed pieces saw particular success: a Diamond and 18k gold Rolls Royce radiator wristwatch brought $7,076 (est. $3,500-4,500); a stainless steel calendar chronograph and bracelet wristwatch by Girard Perregaux for Ferrari brought $4,880 (est. $3,000-4,000); a pair of... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2011

The private museum of Karsten Klingbeil to be offered at auction in Brussels and Munich

An exceptional north Italian etched, blued and gilt full armour for the field, attributed to the workshop of Pompeo della Chiesa, ca. 1580-1600 MUNICH.- The private museum of the famous Berlin sculptor, philanthropist and former construction mogul Karsten Klingbeil is going to be offered in two parts. The first auction will take place in December 2011 at Pierre Bergé & Associés in Brussels, the second half of the collection is going to be offered for bidding in June 2012 at Hermann Historica oHG in Munich. Those dates provide... [Lire la suite]