Auctionata Gears Up For Vintage Automobile Auction As Cars Become Latest Collector Obsession
Auctionata is getting ready for another classic car auction on June 26.
Thirty-six top-notch automobiles, including Porsches, Volkwagens, Peugots, Mercedes-Benzes, and Mini Coopers ranging from 1968 to 2000 will be up for grabs. A sleek orange and blue formula one car by Argo (€12,000 or $13,500) is also in the mix.
The sale’s top lot is expected to be a 1974 Jaguar E Type V12 Series 3, which has an estimate of €34,000 ($38,000).
There are five fiery red cars in the sale including a 1991 Rover Mini Cooper valued at €4,000 ($4,500), a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL valued at €15,000 ($16,800), a 1961 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL valued at €24,000 ($27,000), a convertible 1964 Volkswagen Kafer Cabriolet 1200 valued at €12,000 ($13,400), and a 1989 Lancia Delta HR Integrale 16V valued at €7,500 ($8,400).
This February, Sotheby’s announced it had acquired a 25 percent stake in Ontario-based car auctioneer RM Auctions in a “new strategic partnership.”
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