2010 Les Grandes Marques á Monaco Auction Preview – Bonhams

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB AlloyBonhams will hold its 2010 Les Grandes Marques à Monaco on Friday, April 30th at the Musée des Voitures du Prince in Monaco, with 65 motor cars and more than 90 lots of automobilia on offer.

Headline cars at the annual sale include a 1950 Ferrari 166/195S Cabriolet by Vignale (estimate 1,000,000 – 1,200,000 euros), an alloy-bodied 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB (estimate 680,000 – 840,000 euros), an early 1989 Ferrari F40, formerly owned by Michel Neugarten, which has raced in the Italian GT championship and the BPR series, estimated at 230,000 – 280,000 euros, and a rare 1976 ‘vetroresina’ Ferrari 308 GTB (estimate 50,000 – 80,000 euros).

Also highlighted is a ‘barn find’ 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Sports Saloon, which is in need of a complete restoration, that is expected to fetch as much as 200,000 euros. Two beautifully presented former Concours winners also feature in the sale: an immaculately restored European delivery left hand drive Jaguar XK120 Roadster (estimate 75,000 – 115,000 euros) and a Lancia Appia Zagato GTE (estimate 50,000 – 70,000 euros). Further Lancias include a rare 1968 Flaminia Super Sport, formerly the property of Rowan Atkinson (estimate 120,000 – 150,000 euros), a beautifully prepared fourth series Lancia B20 with full Nardi kit (estimate 90,000 – 120,000 euros) and last but by no means least a very rare and desirable Lancia Fulvia HF ‘works car’ with San Remo winning rally history.

A competition prepared Citroen SM Maserati, which participated in the Tour Auto 2009, is expected to fetch between 40,000 and 60,000 euros and a 365 horsepower 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible with hardtop (estimate 35,000 – 40,000 euros) is surely ideal for a leisurely drive along the Corniche, unless your preference for such outings goes to a nimble black Porsche 356 A Speedster in mint condition estimated at 140,000 – 160,000 euros.

A preview of the Les Grandes Marques á Monaco consignments will be held from 10am – 8pm on Thursday, April 29th, followed by the auction on Friday, April 30th from 1:00pm.

For more information, visit www.bonhams.com/cars.

[Source: Bonhams]