Bonhams to host automotive auction at prestigious Boca Raton, Florida Concours d'Elegance

Entries are now invited for the February event in Florida

New York – Bonhams, one of the world's oldest and leading automotive auctioneers, is pleased to announce that it has been invited to host a sale of important collector cars at the prestigious Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance next February.

The 7th annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance will be held on the lawns of the internationally renowned Boca Raton Resort & Club (a Waldorf Astoria property), located seaside in the exclusive community of Boca Raton, Florida, near Miami.

The 2013 Concours will showcase 200 of some of the finest automobiles from around the country, with Rolls-Royce and Bentley as featured marques – two storied brands for which Bonhams has the distinction of holding world auction records.

"Bonhams is delighted to have been appointed the auction house for this impressive annual event," said Rupert Banner, Bonhams' VP of Business Development. "The selection of cars and beautiful venue make for a remarkable combination, not to mention the camaraderie of attending automobile collectors and enthusiasts. We're very pleased to be partners with Rick Case and the Boca Raton Concours team."

The inaugural Bonhams Sale of Important Collectors Cars will take place on Saturday, 23rd of February at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, the day prior to the Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance on Sunday. Entries are now invited for what should prove to be a stellar event in every respect.

Owners interested consigning rare and pedigree cars are encouraged to contact one of the following motoring specialists at Bonhams:
• Rupert Banner, New York: 212-461-6515 /rupert.banner@bonhams.com
• Evan Ide, New England: 917-340-4657 /evan.ide@bonhams.com
• Mark Osborne, San Francisco: 415-391-4000 / mark.osborne@bonhams.com

Owners and enthusiasts are further reminded that the average high temperature in Boca Raton in February is a heavenly 77º F (25º C).

More details about the auction can be found in the following weeks at bonhams.com/boca, while details about the concours weekend can be found at BocaRatonConcours.com


NOTES FOR EDITORS

Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world's largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques. The present company was formed by the merger in November 2001 of Bonhams & Brooks and Phillips Son & Neale. In August 2002, the company acquired Butterfields, the principal firm of auctioneers on the West Coast of America. Today, Bonhams offers more sales than any of its rivals, through two major salerooms in London: New Bond Street and Knightsbridge; and a further three in the UK regions and Scotland. Sales are also held in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Carmel, New York and Connecticut in the USA; and Germany, France, Monaco, Hong Kong and Australia. Bonhams has a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 25 countries offering sales advice and appraisal services in 60 specialist areas. For a full listing of upcoming sales, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments go to www.bonhams.com

Contacts
  1. Rupert Banner
    Specialist
    Bonhams
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    New York, 10022
    United States
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