25 février 2015

Veuve Clicquot VS Moët & Chandon, 19th Century Coaches of Rival Champagne Houses

Commissioned by Veuve Clicquot; c.1870, Barouche Coachwork by A Blin, Toulouse, France. Estimate £20,000 - 25,000 (€27,000 - 34,000). Photo Bonhams OXFORD- A Barouche and a Waggonette Break used in the 19th century by the rival champagne houses Veuve Clicquot and Moët & Chandon will feature in the Carriage Collection auction at Bonhams Oxford on 7 March. Finished in black and shades of pale cream, the Light Sporting Waggonette Break is estimated at £20,000-25,000. Commissioned in 1890 by the... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2015

THE ROYAL COACH. A Jewel from the Mews of the British Monarchy

Ex-Royal British Mews, ex-James Coson Collection, Fastidiously Restored. c.1835 Traveling Landau Coachwork by Adams & Hooper, London, England. Estimate £200,000 - 300,000 (€270,000 - 410,000). Photo Bonhams OXFORD - An ex-Royal British Mews Landau Coach, commissioned by King William IV, and once featured in a collection described by Prince Philip as 'the pride of North America,' is among the highlights of the Carriage Collection auction at Bonhams Oxford on 7 March 2015. Painstakingly assembled by a... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2015

Recently discovered original, custom bodied 'Hollywood' Cord to shine at Bonhams Amelia Island sale

  From the Estate of Jay Hyde, owned for more than 55 years. 1930 Cord Model L-29 Town Car. Coachwork by Murphy & Co. Chassis no. 2926823. Engine no. FD 2410. Estimate on request. Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Recently discovered after having been tucked away in the Pacific Northwest for more than half a century, Bonhams is proud to offer one of the most fabled, important and truly special Cords from the estate of Jay Hyde: the 1930 Cord L-29 Town Car with coachwork by Murphy & Company. ... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2014

1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL ROADSTER

1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL ROADSTER. Photo Bonhams Chassis no. 198042.7500242. Engine no. 198980.7500257. 2,996cc SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine. Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection. 225bhp at 5,800rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission. 4-Wheel Independent Suspension. 4-Wheel Drum Brakes. Estimate US$ 1.15 million - 1.4 million(€860,000 - 1 million) *Exquisitely restored, matching numbers example*Long-time California car*Eligible for some of the finest tours and driving events*Sophisticated German... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2014

1967 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES 1 4.2-LITER ROADSTER

1967 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES 1 4.2-LITER ROADSTER. Photo Bonhams Chassis no. 1E15082. Engine no. 7E12726-9. 4,235cc DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine. 3 SU Carburetors.265bhp at 5,400rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission. 4-Wheel Independent Suspension. 4-Wheel Disc Brakes. Estimate US$ 100,000 - 130,000 (€75,000 - 97,000) *Highly original example with fewer than 64,000 miles from new*Matching numbers E-Type presented in factory-delivered color combination*Few owners since new*Rally and Concours... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2014

1935 ROLLS-ROYCE 20/25HP FOURSOME DROPHEAD COUPE

1935 ROLLS-ROYCE 20/25HP FOURSOME DROPHEAD COUPE. Photo Bonhams Coachwork by Thrupp & Maberly. Chassis no. GAF 81. Engine no. U2B. 3,699cc OHV Inline 6-Cylinder Engine. Single Carburetor. Est. 55-65bhp at 3,000rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission. 4-Wheel Leaf Spring Suspension. 4-Wheel Drum Brakes. Estimate US$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€75,000 - 110,000) *Matching numbers example*Rare Thrupp & Maberly three-position coachwork*Older cosmetic restoration*Extensive factory... [Lire la suite]


01 août 2014

1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57 STELVIO

1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57 STELVIO. Photo Bonhams. Coachwork by Gangloff. Chassis no. 57715. 3,257cc DOHC Supercharged Inline 8-Cylinder Engine. Dual Throat Updraft Stromberg UUR-2 Carburetor.170bhp at 5,500rpm. 4-Speed Cotal Pre-Selector Manual Transmission. Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs with Rigid Front Axle – Live Rear Axle. 4-Wheel Cable Operated Drum Brakes. Estimate US$ 1.1 million - 1.3 million (€820,000 - 970,000) *Owned by pioneering collector Bob Roberts for half a century*Uprated to... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2014

1937 BMW 328 ROADSTER

1937 BMW 328 ROADSTER. Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 85095. Engine no. 85095. 1,971cc OHV Inline 6-Cylinder Engine. 3 Solex Downdraft Carburetors. 80bhp at 5,000rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission. Front Independent Suspension - Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs. 4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes. Estimte US$ 1 million - 1.2 million (€750,000 - 900,000) *Formerly part of the Dr. Frederick A. Simeone Collection *Ground up restoration by Blackhorse Garage *Complete engine rebuild by... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2014

Fabulous Ferraris and beautiful Bugattis take centre stage at RM AUctions' London sale

1938 Bugatti Type 57 Ventoux. Chassis no. 57701. Engine no. 494. Est. £595,000-715,000. Photo: Neil Fraser ©2014 Courtesy of RM Auctions. LONDON.- Now in its ninth year, RM Auctions’ annual London sale, has gained a reputation for bringing a world-class collection of cars to market, offering a broad selection of vehicles to cater to a diverse range of automotive tastes and budgets. From imposing Edwardians to modern era supercars and modest market investments to magnificent million-pound automobiles, RM’s London sale... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2014

Bonhams to sell 1957 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Series 1 Cabriolet

The 1957 Turin Show, Ex-Carlos Kauffman. 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Series 1 Cabriolet. Coachwork by Carrozzeria Pinin Farina. Chassis no. 0759 GT. Engine no. 0759 GT. Photo: Bonhams. The magnificent Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Cabriolet destined for Bonhams Quail Lodge Sale is a very early, stylish example, and only the eighth of some 40 units ever built. Having spent its life in Italy and Venezuela, it now travels to California for the highly anticipated auction, with an estimate of $6.5 million... [Lire la suite]
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