1931 Bentley 4½ Litre Supercharged 'Le Mans' Two-Seater Sports  Chassis no. MS 3944 Engine no. MS 3941 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa Coupe  Chassis no. 0313 EU Engine no. 0331 EU 1924 Bugatti Type 35  Chassis no. 4323 1935 Alfa Romeo 8C-35 Chassis 50013 1926 Sunbeam 3-Litre Twin Cam Super Sports 1963 BSA 646cc Rocket Gold Star 378 HWO, The ex-General of the Armies John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing, part of the Larz Anderson Auto Museum Collection for over 30 years,,1918 Locomobile Model 48-2 Sportif Touring Car  Chassis no. 14760 1954 Ferrari 212  Chassis no. 0297EU Engine no. 0297EU 1938 Vincent-HRD 498cc Meteor

Collectors' Motor Cars, Motorcycles and Automobilia

Carmel, California, USA
16 August 2013

The line-up for the 16th annual Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction during Monterey Peninsula Car Week spans more than a century of motoring
innovation. The earliest offering is a 1901 De Dion ready for the London-to-Brighton Run, while the most modern is a 2006 Ford GT, the Blue Oval's contemporary super car. Meanwhile, almost 100 cars in between represent the finest and most collectable models from every decade.

Legendary sports-racing cars of the 1950s on offer include a completely original Knobbly Lister- Chevrolet, while Grand Prix racing machines are represented by the prototype Bugatti Type 35 – on
offer for the first time since 1966. The sale also includes the legendary Mercedes-Benz 300SL, in both Gullwing Coupe and Roadster version, and some of the best Ferrari road cars, including a one off 250 Europa with coachwork by Vignale, a 275GTS, a 330GTC and a 365GTB/4 Daytona.

To view the online catalogue visit: www.bonhams.com/auctions/20994.

For more information call +1 415 503 3285 (West Coast) or +1 212 461 6515 (East Coast), or email motors.us@bonhams.com

Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia

Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester, UK
14 September 2013

At this year's Goodwood Revival the Motor Car department will offer for sale one of the most charismatic of all great pre-war Grand Prix racing cars – the 1935 supercharged Alfa Romeo 8C-35 driven by the legendary Tazio Nuvolari for Alfa Romeo's proxy factory team Scuderia Ferrari (estimate £5.5m - £6.5m). Although campaigned at grands prix in Italy, Monaco, Germany and Hungary – among others – chassis '50013' recorded its most spectacular success in its final Scuderia Ferrari event, the 1936 Coppa Ciano, where Nuvolari came back from seven laps down to secure a home-team win.

Other important motor cars on offer at this year's Revival include a 1961 Ferrari 250GT Pininfarina SII DHC (£400,000 - £500,000), an early flat-floor Jaguar E-Type from 1961 that has had one owner since
1963 and completed only 33,000 miles from new £120,000 - £140,000), and a Lamborghini Miura SV restored by the factory and once owned by Rod Stewart that is one of only seven right-hand drive models made (£750,000 - £850,000).

Entries are still open.
Call +44 (0) 20 7468 5801 or email ukcars@bonhams.com

Collectors' Motor Cars, Motorcycles and Automobilia

The National Motor Museum, Hampshire, UK
7 September 2013

Leading the early motor car consignments for the auction are two Sunbeams - a 1926 3-litre twin-cam Super Sports (£130,000 - £160,000)
and a 1912 Coupe de l'Auto replica (£90,000 - £120,000) - a 1937 Alvis 4.3 Drophead Coupe (£60,000 - £80,000), and a single-owner
collection of 21 cars. The Baden Collection, which will be offered at no reserve, includes a 1916 Rauch & Lang Model BX6 Electric Brougham
(£30,000 - £35,000), a 1934 Alvis SB Firefly Tourer (£25,000 -£30,000), and a 1913 De Dion Bouton Type DX Touring (£18,000 - £22,000).

Among the motorcycles on offer is a 1963 BSA 646cc Rocket Gold Star that is estimated to realise between £14,000 and £18,000. Other entries include a 1927 BSA 5½hp Sloper (£4,500 - £5,000), and a 1999 BSA Regal SR500 Gold Star (£3,500 - £5,000).

Meanwhile, the Automobilia section will include the collection of the late Ron Hickman, former stylist at Ford in Dagenham and later Director of Lotus Engineering in the 1960s, responsible for the original Lotus Elan models and designer of the Black & Decker Workmate. The collection includes his motoring library and a selection of original cutaway technical illustrations for The Autocar and The Motor.

Entries are still open.
For motor cars call +44 (0) 20 7468 5801 or email ukcars@bonhams.com.
For motorcycles call +44 (0) 20 8963 2817or emailmotorcycles@bonhams.com

Collector's Motorcars and Aumtomobilia

Simeone Foundation, Philadelphia, USA
7 October 2013

This unique sale at the Simeone Automotive Museum, based around the theme of 'Preserving the Automobile', concentrates on original, unrestored or preserved automobiles and automobilia.

Early consignments include a number of automobiles from a private European museum collection, all of which have extensive histories
in storied American collections, including the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago and the Richard C. Paine Jr. Collection. The latter includes a 1934 Packard Model 1101 Eight Seven Passenger Touring which Mr. Paine purchased from only its second owner and an Oldsmobile Curved Dash, which Ranson E. Olds advised the Chicago institution on acquiring. Other consignments include a 1988 Aston Martin V8 Volante that has had only one owner from new.

In addition to the motor cars, the auction will offer a wide range of automobilia, spares and accessories to assist collectors with accurate
restorations and preserving their automobiles, and a large consignment of reference material, literature and artwork from the family of the late Alec Ulmann, the founder of Sebring International Raceway, and noted Hispano- Suiza and Mercedes enthusiast and archivist.

Entries are still open.
Call +1 41 5391 4000 or email motors.us@bonhams.com

Important Collectors' Motor Cars

Zoute Grand Prix Rally
Zoute, Belgium
11 October 2013

Following the success of its inaugural sale at the Spa Classic in May, the European department is looking forward to its second new sale of the year in Belgium, held at the Zoute Grand Prix Rally in Knokke-Le-Zoute during the Zoute Concours d'Elegance.

Early consignments include two important Mille Miglia-eligible motor cars. A 1954 Ferrari 212 with coachwork by Pininfarina is estimated
at €600,000 to €900,000, while a 1957 Maserati A6G/54 with coachwork by Allemano is expected to realise between €450,000 and €650,000. Among other cars on offer is a 1962 Porsche 356B/1600 Roadster, estimated at €110,000 to €140,000.

Entries are still open.
Call Philip Kantor on +32 4 7687 9471 or email philip.kantor@bonhams.com

Collectors' Motorcycles and related memorabilia

The Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show, Stafford, UK
20 October 2013

Headlining the Motorcycle department's second sale of the year at the Staffordshire County Showground are two unique Royal Enfield racers built by former World Champion, the late Bill Lomas. The c.1946
350/500cc JAP-engined 'special' and his famous twin-cam '250' are offered for sale by the Lomas family and estimated to realise between £10,000 and £14,000. Built in 1949, the 'cammy' motor went into Bill's successful 250cc Enfield racer and his resultant success led to offers of rides in grands prix and at the Isle of Man TT. He went on to win the 350cc World Championship for Moto Guzzi in 1955 and 1956
before retiring to run the family motorcycle business.

Other desirable British classic in the sale include a 1938 Vincent-HRD 500cc Meteor 'barn find' (£22,000 - £26,000), a 1936 Velocette 250cc GTP (£2,400 - £2,800), a 1950 Velocette 350cc MAC (£2,200 - £2,800), a 1967 Velocette 500cc Thruxton (£7,000 - £10,000), a 1959 BSA 500cc DBD34 Gold Star (£10,000 - £14,000), and a 1962 BSA 650cc Rocket Gold Star (£16,000 - £22,000).

Entries are still open.

Call +44 (0) 20 8963 2817 or email motorcycles@bonhams.com
or eurocars@bonhams.com

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    Los Angeles, United States 90046
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