1972 Lamborghini Miura SV

Bonhams Scottsdale 2013 – Auction Preview

The Bonhams Scottsdale 2013 Auction will be held January 17th at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, with more than 110 automobiles on offer at the 2nd annual Bonhams Arizona Auction Week event.

Headlining the 2013 Bonhams Arizona sale than 30 cars from Oldenburg Family Automobile Collection, including a 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV, 1968 Ferrari 330 GTS Spyder, 1967 Ferrari 365 GTC Prototype, 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Coupe, seven models from Jaguar, among others.

Additional important consignments for the January sale include the 1930 Bugatti Type 46 Faux Cabriolet with coachwork by Veth and Zoon, a fully restored 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupe, finished in strawberry with tan interior, 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A, 1931 Minerva Model AL ‘Windswept’ Convertible Sedan, and a 1931 Cord L-29 Cabriolet, a 1957 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Class Winner offered from long-term ownership.

Bonhams Scottsdale 2013 – View Digital Catalog

In 2012, Bonhams offered 68 cars, with 44 finding new owners, reflecting a 63.6% sales rate. The total sales volume was $5,967,559 and the average price per car sold was $135,626. Top sale went to the 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet C at $667,000, followed by 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Transformal Phaeton that brought $524,000 and the 1947 Delahaye 135M DHC that sold for $474,500.

The Bonhams Scottsdale auction will be held Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Admission to the Bonhams Arizona sale comes with purchase of a catalog for $75, which admits two people. Previews for the motorcars and automobilia will take place on Tuesday, January 15th from 12pm to 6pm and Wednesday, January 16th from 10:00am – 5:00pm. The automobilia sale begins at 10:30am on Thursday, January 17th with the motorcars to follow at 1:00pm.

For more information, visit www.bonhams.com/scottsdale or phone +1-415-391-4000.

Bonhams Scottsdale 2013 – Auction Preview

 

1930 Bugatti Type 46 Faux Cabriolet
1930 Bugatti Type 46 Faux Cabriolet – Estimate $900,000 – $1,200,000. Coachwork by Veth and Zoon; ex-William ‘Bill’ Borchert Larsen; Le Petite Royale is recipient of Concours restoration by Alpine Eagle.
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Coupe
1969 Aston Martin DB6 Coupe – Estimate $250,000 – $300,000. Upgraded to Vantage specs; numbers matching.
1931 Chrysler CM-6 Sport Roadster
1931 Chrysler CM-6 Sport Roadster – Estimate $60,000 – 80,000. Prepared in the style of 1930s European road racers; Multiple Monterey Historics participant; From the Martin Swig Collection.
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing – Estimate $850,000 – $1,000,000. Freshly restored in Strawberry Red Metallic over tan interior; fitted with Rudge wheels.
1941 Lincoln Continental Coupe
1941 Lincoln Continental Coupe – Estimate Unavailable. Offered without reserve, this is the car featured in the famous tollbooth scene in The Godfather movie by James Caan; from the Eugene Beardslee Estate.
1963 MG B Drag Car
1963 MG B – Estimate $35,000 – $45,000. ‘Megalomania’ was the first-ever ‘Altered’ drag racing car in England; created in 1966 by Englishman Keith Sales; raced at drag events in the UK; disappeared for over three decades until it was discovered and rescued from a scrapyard in the Arizona desert; powered by 400bhp+ big-block Chevrolet; restored to period race livery.
1972 Lamborghini Miura SV
1972 Lamborghini Miura SV – Estimate $900,000 – $1,100,000. From Oldenburg Family Collection; one of 150 Miura SVs built and one of 96 splint-sump cars; recent Motion Products service.
1968 Ferrari 330 GTS Spider
1968 Ferrari 330 GTS Spider – Estimate $650,000 – $900,000. From Oldenburg Family Collection; original European delivery; ex-Gene Ponder.
1967 Ferrari 365 GTC Speciale
1967 Ferrari 365 GTC Speciale – Estimate $400,000 – $500,000. From Oldenburg Family Collection; ordered new by Leopoldo Pirelli, President of Pirelli using the existing 330 GTC body style but with the enlarged 365 motor, fitted with five-spoke Campagnolo magnesium wheels.
1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta – Estimate $350,000 – $450,000. From Oldenburg Family Collection; original US car with A/C from new; long-term California car; ex-Tom Price.
1953 Jaguar XK120M Roadster
1953 Jaguar XK120M Roadster – Estimate $100,000 – $130,000. From Oldenburg Family Collection; non-original engine block.
1965 Jaguar XKE 4.2-Liter S1 Fixed Head Coupe
1965 Jaguar XKE 4.2-Liter Series 1 Fixed Head Coupe – Estimate $75,000 – $95,000. From Oldenburg Family Collection; offered without reserve; matching numbers example; fully restored.
1936 MG NB Magnette Airline Coupe
1936 MG NB Magnette Airline Coupe – Estimate $200,000 – $300,000. From Oldenburg Family Collection; one of seven six-cylinder Airline Coupes built and one of three surviving; ex-Gene Ponder.
1931 Cord L-29
1931 Cord L-29 – Estimate $200,000 – $250,000. Class winner at 1957 Pebble Beach Concours; one family ownership since 1953.
1959 Chevrolet 3100 Apache Fleetside Deluxe NAPCO Pickup Truck
1959 Chevrolet 3100 Apache Fleetside Deluxe NAPCO Pickup Truck – Estimate $65,000 – $85,000. Top of the line model, fully optioned; rare NAPCO 4-Wheel-Drive Model 23 transfer case; award-winning restoration.
1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A
1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A – Estimate Unavailable. One of 83 540K Cabriolet ‘A’ built; two long-term owners.
1964 Morgan Plus-Four-Plus Coupe
1964 Morgan Plus-Four-Plus Coupe – Estimate $190,000 – $230,000. 1964 London Motor Show Car; one of 26 built; ex- Harry Ingham, Knute Hallen; restored to Concours standards.
1931 Minerva Model AL Convertible Sedan
1931 Minerva Model AL ‘Windswept’ Convertible Sedan – Estimate $900,000 – $1,100,000. Coachwork by Rollston; restored to Concours level; one of an estimated 50 ALs made.

[Source: Bonhams]