RM Auctions’ First British Sale



North American auction house, RM Auctions, is holding its first British sale at Battersea Park on October 31st, in association with Sotheby’s. In addition to Bernie Ecclestone’s 50-strong collection, RM Auctions has announced the addition of two further collections, namely a selection of cars from the stable of businessman Giuseppe Prevosti plus 15 examples from the Brazilian collector, Abba Kogan.

The 20-strong Prevosti collection ranges from one of the earliest Ferrari road cars, a superb 1953 Ferrari 212 Inter, to the Lamborghini Miura P400 of 1967. Two Bizzarrinis, a 1965 5300 BA4 GT America and a 1966 5300 GT Strada, will also be offered. The outstanding German items in Prevosti’s collection are two early 1956 Porsche 356s.

The 15 cars from the Abba Kogan collection include a 1922 Hispano-Suiza Boulogne and two Delages, a 1927 GP 1500/8 and the 1936 3.0 D6; plus one of the last Delahayes ever made, the 1950 235 MS.



1961 Bentley S2


1966 Ferrari 275 GTB4


1956 Porsche 356 A 1599 GS Ca


1985 Rolls-Royce Carmargue

Of course, RM Auctions welcomes single motor cars as well as collections, and two of the more notable entries in October’s London sale are a rare and much-prized 1957 BMW 507 Roadster, one of only 260 models built, and a 1966 GT40 MKI.



Please CLICK HERE to see the latest entries in the Classic Driver car database.

The sale will feature other entries, and will be held at Battersea Park on October 31st from 17.00 to 23.00.

Timetable:

PREVIEW:
October 30, 2007
11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
October 31, 2007
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

GALA RECEPTION:
October 30, 2007
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
By invitation only.

ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalogue available for 50£ GBP or $100 US (plus S&H). The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.

AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Park
The British Genius Site, Battersea Park
London, SW11 4NJ UK

RM Auctions in association with Sotheby's
34-35 New Bond Street
London W1A 2AA
UK


UK Telephone: +44 (0)207 293 6336
Fax: +44 (0)207 293 6337


North America Telephone: +1 519 352 45 75

Website: www.rmauctions.com

Email: [email protected].


Text: Charis Whitcombe
Photos: RM Auctions - Strictly Copyright


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