08 novembre 2017

Gem of a car owned by Jean Paul Boucheron for sale with H&H Classics

Lot 101. 1936 Bentley 4.25 Litre Vanvooren Pillarless Sports Saloon, owned by Jean Paul Boucheron of the jewellery dynasty. Estimate £60,000 - £80,000. © 2017 H&H Classics. LONDON.- Supplied new in 1933 to Jean Paul Boucheron of the jewellery dynasty and retained by his family until 2001 when it entered the current ownership it comes to sale at H&H Classics auction on November 15 at Duxford, the Imperial War Museum. It is estimated to sell for £60,000 to £80,000.This lovely car boasts very... [Lire la suite]

08 octobre 2017

Mossgreen to offer iconic and coveted 1955 Jaguar D-type

Lot 35. 1955 Jaguar D-type, Ex-Duncan Hamilton, Gerry Ashmore, Bib Stillwell, Chassis No: XKD510. Estimate $7,000,000 - $8,000,000. © 2017 Mossgreen MELBOURNE.- One of the most iconic and coveted cars in the collector car world, the 1955 Jaguar D-type is expected to sell for between £4m to £4,7m, according to auction house Mossgreen. One sold last year for £16m (US $21.8m). It is the highest-value car ever to go to public auction in Australia and will cross the block with Mossgreen Auctions at the... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2017

1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 'Flat Floor' Roadster

Lot 65. 1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 'Flat Floor' Roadster. Vehicle Registration 533 UYW. Chassis Number 876192. Engine Number R2663-9. Estimate £180000 - 220000. ©  H&H Auctioneers - Highly desirable 'flat floor' model with matching chassis and engine numbers (1 of just 1,582 made)- The subject of much recent restoration work by renowned marque specialist XK Engineering- Among the finest examples we have encountered Famously launched at the 1961 Geneva Salon, the Jaguar E-Type created a furore. With its... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2017

1938 Bentley 4.25 Litre James Young Sedanca Coupé

Lot 74. 1938 Bentley 4.25 Litre James Young Sedanca Coupé. Vehicle Registration FGW 390. Chassis Number B72MR. Engine Number L4BD. Estimate £180000 - 220000. ©  H&H Auctioneers - One of just three Derby Bentley 'Overdrive' chassis to be bodied as a Sedanca Coupe by James Young- The work of renowned stylist A.F. McNeil who had previously penned some of Gurney Nutting's most notable creations- The subject of much restoration work during the 1990s and resident in a European collection before... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2017

1923 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50 Tourer

Lot 100. 1923 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost 40/50 Tourer. Vehicle Registration BT 6611. Chassis Number 55PK. Engine Number R213. Estimate £120000 - 150000. ©  H&H Auctioneers - Sold by the factory in late 1923 to Sir Henry Samman and despatched to Barker & Co for a Limousine body to be fitted- Acquired by the vendor in October 1988 as rolling chassis with its original engine and rebodied shortly afterwards with the London-to-Edinburgh style open four-seater body currently fitted- Reported to... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2017

Peter Ustinov's Lagonda DB 2.6/3.0 Litre Drophead Coupé, 1953

Lot 28. Peter Ustinov's Lagonda DB 2.6/3.0 Litre Drophead Coupé, 1953. Vehicle Registration NLO 950. Chassis Number LAG/50/536. Engine Number VB6J/343. Estimate £70000 - 90000. ©  H&H Auctioneers - Supplied via Brooklands of London to Sir Peter Ustinov CBE FRSA and notable as the renowned actor / writer's first new car purchase- Built as a 2.6 litre model but uprated with a 3 litre engine by the factory in November 1954 (and a four star diff three years later)- Retained by Ustinov for twelve... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2017

Mini at the centre of London's swinging 70s offered at H&H Classics

Lot 83. Morris Mini Cooper S MKII Wood & Pickett, 1970. Vehicle Registration YYU292H. Chassis Number KA2S6-1321285. Engine Number 9F1SA1Y-54194. Estimate £40000 - 50000. ©  H&H Auctioneers LONDON.- This superb Mini Cooper S which was transformed by the coachbuilder Wood & Pickett to Margrave specification when new, was once owned by Leonard Albert Lewis, better known as ‘Leonard of Mayfair’, hairdresser to the stars. The car is coming up for sale with auctioneers H&H... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2017

Million euro castle-find Mercedes leads the pack at Bonhams Spa Classic Sale

Lot 62. 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster. Chassis no. 198.042.8500327. Sold for €1,127,000. Photo: Bonhams STAVELOT.- Today, 21 May, saw Bonhams triumph once again at its fourth Spa Classic Sale, held at the legendary Circuit de Spa Francorchamps, Belgium. The deafening roar of 250 GTOs, McLaren F1s and 300SLs at full throttle around the track provided the perfect background for the sale, which saw an impressive 80% of lots sold. German motor cars proved particularly popular today, with half of... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2017

Secret Swiss 'castle find' collection to be offered at Bonhams Spa Classic sale

921 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Silver Ghost Double Phaëton. Estimate €600,000 - 800,000 (£520,000 - 690,000). Photo: Bonhams. STAVELOT.- Barn finds have long been considered the holy grail of motoring discoveries, but a ‘castle find’ is in an altogether different league. A collection of 12 classic motor cars has been unearthed in a Swiss schloss and will be offered, all without reserve, at Bonhams Spa Classic sale on 21 May at the legendary Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.  Amongst the 12-strong collection are... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2017

1936 Delahaye 135 châssis court compétition cabriolet Figoni Falaschi

Lot 29. 1936 Delahaye 135 châssis court compétition cabriolet Figoni Falaschi. Estimation : 1 200 000 € / 1 800 000 €.  Carte grise française - Chassis n° 46837 - Caisse Figoni n° 572 - Moteur n° 46837 - Veritable Châssis court 135 Competition - Une des plus belles réalisations de Figoni et Falaschi - Historique suivi et connu - Un des Chefs d'Œuvre de l'Automobile   - Cette voiture est un des six coupés réalisés sur châssis court Delahaye Type 135-20cv, par Figoni en 1936. Ces... [Lire la suite]
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