Preserving the Automobile: An Auction at the Simeone Foundation
8 Oct 2012, starting at 10:00 EDT with lot 1.

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This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Special Collection Notices


Lots must be paid for and collected from the sale venue by 12pm Tuesday October 9. Lots are at the buyer's risk from the fall of the hammer. It is strongly advised that overseas purchasers and absentee bidders make arrangements regarding collection with Bonhams in advance of the sale.

Bonhams will be accepting payment directly after the auction on Monday evening and between 8.30am and 12pm on Tuesday October 9. Please note that we will close promptly at 12pm; therefore any payment and collection appointments begin no later than 11.30am on Tuesday October 9.

Representatives of Bonhams' preferred carriers will be present at the sale and can arrange transportation as agents for the buyer or the seller as the case may be.

You may have an authorized agent collect your purchases as long as they are removed from the auction site by 12pm Tuesday October 9.

If Bonhams does not receive motor vehicle collection details from the buyer by 12pm on Tuesday October 9, Passport Auto Transport will automatically collect and store the purchased lot(s). Motor vehicle removal and storage charges will be charged by Passport Auto Transport according to standard rates and the ultimate destination of the vehicle. Bonhams urges buyers to inquire in advance. Please notify us of your collection plans upon payment.

It is the responsibility of the buyer to separately inform their shipper of the location of the property, its collection and forwarding, the costs of which will be paid for by the buyer after the applicable uplift and storage charges have been paid.

Buyers should satisfy themselves that they have collected all relevant log books, title documents and keys relating to their lot(s) at time of collection.

Domestic Motorcar Transport:
Passport Auto Transport, contact Mike Goforth
+1 (800) 325 4267

International Motoring Transport:
All Shore Forwarders, Ltd., contact Brian Weiner
+1 (732) 212 1515

Schumacher Cargo Logistics, contact Warren Barnes
+1 (310) 626 7117

For the Automobilia Uncollected Lots, Moving and Storage:
Uncollected automobilia lots will be removed to Navis Pack & Ship for shipment or for collection by the buyer or third party agent. Instructions for collection from Navis Pack & Ship will be given to buyers at the time of payment. A representative from Navis will be available to assist clients with shipping quotes via phone and email.
Navis contact information:
Peter Michaelson, Owner
+1 (610) 534 0750 or

Please note that uncollected automobilia lots that are removed to Navis for storage or shipping are subject to uplift charges applied according to the size and fragility of a lot or lots. Lots are also subject to storage fees. Buyers are responsible for all such charges and fees.

Bonhams - Philadelphia Details
Simeone Automotive Museum
6825-31 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA, 19153

From Thursday October 4 to 12pm Tuesday October 9, we can be reached at either: +1 (212) 461 6514
+1 (212) 644 9007 fax or

+1 (215) 492 2800
+1 (215) 492 2801 fax

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    Lot 437
    1941 Lincoln Continental Club Coupe Chassis no. H115120
    US$ 55,000 - 65,000
    £33,000 - 39,000

  • Lot 438
    Ex-Cameron Bradley, Robert Valpey,1917 Simplex Crane Model 5 Dual-Cowl Victoria Phaeton Chassis no. 2333
    Sold for US$ 208,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 439¤
    Barn discovery,1960 MGA 1600 Roadster Chassis no. GHNL/73395 Engine no. 16GA/U/4662
    Sold for US$ 12,075 inc. premium

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    Lot 439A
    Original left hand drive and factory air-conditioning, timewarp two owner car from new ,1967 Aston Martin DB6 Saloon Chassis no. DB6/2832/L/N Engine no. 400/2826
    US$ 290,000 - 320,000
    £170,000 - 190,000

  • Lot 440
    26,000 miles from new, US supplied, long term first ownership,1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Coupe Chassis no. 16221
    Sold for US$ 357,000 inc. premium

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    Lot 441
    Purchased new by John Adam Day, Esq.—the High Sheriff of Devon, long-term East Coast ownership,1962 Bentley S2 Continental 'Flying Spur' Saloon Chassis no. BC91CZ Engine no. C90BC
    US$ 80,000 - 100,000
    £48,000 - 59,000

  • Lot 442
    Originally owned by the French Ambassador to the US, one of the last EX1s produced with many styling elements from the rare EX2, in the care of the current owner for nearly 40 years,1960 Facel Vega Excellence Sedan Chassis no. B068
    Sold for US$ 159,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 443
    In the care of the Kanter Collection since 1984, factory AC, one of 442 built,1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II Chassis no. C56N3500
    Sold for US$ 33,350 inc. premium

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    Lot 444
    3 owners from new, 63,800 miles covered,1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 2+2 Coupe Chassis no. 15199 Engine no. 15199
    US$ 115,000 - 135,000
    £68,000 - 80,000

  • Lot 445
    1970 Jaguar XKE 4.2 Liter Coupe Chassis no. 1R 27810
    Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 446
    From the estate of Eugene Beardslee,1940 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan Chassis no. H-90331
    Sold for US$ 25,300 inc. premium

  • Lot 447
    From the estate of Eugene Beardslee,1948 Lincoln Continental Club Coupe
    Sold for US$ 26,450 inc. premium

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    Lot 448
    1973 Jaguar XKE Series III Convertible Chassis no. UDIS21868BW Engine no. 7S9993LA
    US$ 45,000 - 55,000
    £27,000 - 33,000

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    Lot 449
    Original left hand drive, U.S. delivery formerly owned by Sarah Jeffords and three owners from new,1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud Long Wheelbase Sedan with Division Chassis no. LBLC4 Engine no. C4B
    US$ 75,000 - 100,000
    £45,000 - 59,000

  • Lot 450¤
    Sold to benefit the St. Nicholas Fund, ex-Tom Monaghan,1930 Ford Model A Station Wagon Engine no. A2885703
    Sold for US$ 25,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 451¤
    1927 Buick Master Six Opera Coupe Chassis no. 1861169 Engine no. 1930891
    Sold for US$ 5,520 inc. premium

  • Lot 452¤
    Formerly party of the White House motor pool, used by President Lyndon B. Johnson and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger,1965 Cadillac Fleetwood Series 75 Limousine Chassis no. S5154317
    Sold for US$ 10,925 inc. premium

  • Lot 453
    1931 Auburn Model 8-98 Brougham Chassis no. 8-98-24760B Engine no. GU 59819
    Sold for US$ 27,600 inc. premium

  • Lot 454
    1931 Rolls-Royce 20/25hp Close Coupled Fixed Head Coupe Chassis no. GNS 29 Engine no. A4H
    Sold for US$ 86,250 inc. premium

  • amended
    Lot 455
    Three owners from new,1902 Stanley Type A Spindle Seat Runabout Chassis no. 146 Engine no. 219
    US$ 70,000 - 90,000
    £42,000 - 54,000

  • Lot 456¤
    Ex-New York Auto Show, the eighth from last Sahara built, du Pont family ownership and a mere 6,000km from new,1965 Citroën Sahara 4x4 Chassis no. 0688 Engine no. 05300059 and 05300056
    Sold for US$ 142,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 457¤
    c.1929 duPont Cyclecar,
    Sold for US$ 6,325 inc. premium

  • Lot 458¤
    Originally supplied to Lord Somers, President of the Marylebone Cricket Club, formerly owned by William B. Ruger,1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Shooting Brake project Chassis no. 3 BU 144 Engine no. Z58C
    Sold for US$ 28,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 459
    One of 55 built, the last truly English Bentley,1998 Bentley Turbo RT Mulliner Saloon Chassis no. SCBZP25C0WCX66709 Engine no. 89020L410M/T2W
    Sold for US$ 46,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 460¤
    1951 Lincoln Cosmopolitan Sedan Chassis no. 51LP15854L
    Sold for US$ 10,120 inc. premium

  • Lot 461¤
    1949 Chrysler Town & Country Convertible Chassis no. 7410960 Engine no. C4627400
    Sold for US$ 9,200 inc. premium

  • Lot 462¤
    Originally owned by the Honorable Peter Beatty, son-in-law of Marshall Field,1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Cabriolet Chassis no. 3 DL 118 Engine no. Z28E
    Sold for US$ 82,800 inc. premium

  • Lot 463
    Timewarp example, in long term family ownership,1918 Panhard-Levassor Limousine
    Sold for US$ 57,500 inc. premium

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