Category Archives: 1960s

  • Mecum GT40 Prototype Ford GT40 ‘Prototype’ Appreciates 54% in 2 Years - ‘Blue chip’ cars always seem to do well at auction- that’s a given. But a 54% appreciation in less than 2 years is fairly astonishing. Mecum Auctions sold Ford GT40 chassis 104 at their April 2014 Houston auction for $7m on the hammer- $7,650,000 with 8% buyer’s premium. The same car was sold by Gooding […]
  • 1604691_10152169543546543_821574818_n Retromobile 2014, Paris France - Ah, Retromobile! And a few Lancias (and an OSCA and Citroën for balance)…  On a stand of Lukas Hüni, dealer from Switzerland, was a tribute to Lancia. Here, the only D24S sports racer in private hands and a 1st Series Flaminia Sport Zagato. From the Artcurial auction, a lovely Aprilia Cabriolet bodied by Pinin Farina. […]
  • Ferrari Transporter Supporting Acts Making a Move to Center Stage - NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 2011 MILLION-DOLLAR Duesenbergs and vintage Italian racecars crossing the auction block will hardly be surprising sights at the sales scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Élégance on the Monterey Peninsula of California next month. But a Fiat Tipo 682 in attendance — a commercial truck, […]
  • Lancia Aurelia B24 Spider America Records Tumble As Italian Masterpieces Shine in Arizona Auctions - Most dramatic by far was the $1,650,000 hammer price brought by this lovely, but certainly not perfect, 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America. With the 10% buyer’s premium the total out the door was $1,815,000, a stunning number. The last two of this model sold at auction last year made just under $900,000. The accessory […]
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