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Rare and Historically Significant Cars at RM’s Paris Sale

RM Auctions – world’s largest collector car auction house presents 72 incredible lots at Place Vauban during Retromobile week, 3-4 February. The upcoming auction will lift the hammer on a carefully curated selection of 65 vehicles along with select memorabilia, as well as no less than 10 vehicles with pre-sale estimates exceeding €1 million ($1.13 million).

Rare and Historically Significant Cars at RM's Paris Sale
The undoubted star of the show is a stunning 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C2500 Sport Berlinetta by Touring, which, in addition to being one of the most desirable grand touring cars of the 1930s, also boasts a fascinating wartime history, estimated at €1.9 – €2.4 million ($2.15 – $2.71 million). Other incredible Italian exotics on offer include a 1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L ‘Lusso’ Berlinetta by Scaglietti, regarded by many as the most stylish GT car ever produced by Ferrari, estimated at €1.6 – €1.9 million ($1.8 – 2.15 million), as well as a single-owner-from-new 1990 Ferrari F40 with less than 1,200 recorded kilometres; an exceptionally low mileage example of one of the most coveted and iconic supercars of the modern era, estimated at €900.000 – €1.3 million ($1 – 1.47 million).

Rare and Historically Significant Cars at RM's Paris Sale

Lamborghini also features strongly in the sale with a trio of very special Countach derivatives on offer, from an extremely early and rare RHD 1977 LP400 ‘Periscopio’, estimated at €1.2 – €1.5 million ($1.36 – $1.7 million), through to one of the final cars produced, a 1989 25th Anniversary edition, estimated at €250.000 – €300.000 ($283.000 – $340.000).
Local French interest will be well-served by the appearance of the 1935 Delahaye 135 S, chassis no. 46094, a pre-war competition great which has resided in France all of its life and is a veteran of no less than three 24 Heures du Mans. This beautiful and historically significant car is estimated at €1.2 – €1.6 million ($1.36 – $1.8 million).

Rare and Historically Significant Cars at RM's Paris Sale

Also boasting a fascinating French provenance is the 1934 Lancia Belna Eclipse. A true rolling work of art, it features coachwork by Pourtout and dramatic Art Deco design by the intriguing and highly talented, Georges Paulin, a dentist who sketched many of the most beautiful French automobiles of the pre-war period and went on to become a hero of the French resistence, estimated at €300.000 – €375.000 ($340.000 – $424.000).

Rare and Historically Significant Cars at RM's Paris Sale Rare and Historically Significant Cars at RM's Paris Sale Rare and Historically Significant Cars at RM's Paris Sale Rare and Historically Significant Cars at RM's Paris Sale Rare and Historically Significant Cars at RM's Paris Sale

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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