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1931 Bentley 4½ Liter Supercharged Le Mans At Bonhams

After more than half a century, the "Blower" Bentley Le Mans of Charles R.J. Noble comes to market

Bonhams will offer at its annual Quail Lodge auction in Carmel, one of the greatest vintage supercharged Bentleys in existence. Passionate racer and “Bentley Boy” Sir Henry “Tim” Birkin, conceived this car and create best racing Bentley by supercharging the existing 4½ liter model. To enable homologation of Birkin’s cars, 50 production examples were built […]

Mercedes-Benz W196 Driven By Juan Manuel Fangio Sold For $29.6Milion

1954 Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 car sold for record price of nearly $30 million

The classic race car Mercedes-Benz W196 from 1954, which was driven by Formula 1 legend, Juan Manuel Fangio, was sold yesterday at auction for 19.6 million pounds, or about 29.6 million US dollars. A five-time world champion in this car in 1954 won his second title, achieving victory at the Grand Prix of Germany and […]

Marine Paintings Thought to Been Lost after Liverpool’s Blitz on Sale at Bonhams

James Edward Buttersworth's An American frigate in a storm

Marine paintings thought to have been lost forever after Liverpool’s blitz now will be offered on sale at Bonhams New York on June 5th. Remarkable composition from 1916 by British maritime painter Thomas Jacques Somerscales, est. $12,000-$18,000 will be the highlight of the sale, entitled Bonhams Fine Paintings & Decorative Arts. “The Somerscales painting shows […]

Derby Day Painting for Sale at Bonhams

A full size copy by a 19th century artist of the masterpiece Derby Day by William Powell Frith RA, estimated at £10,000-£15,000 will be offered for sale at the Bonhams 19th Century Paintings sale in New Bond Street on 10th July

Derby Day is coming soon, on 1 June, and the Bonhams launched an offer that will surely attract fans of Derby. Copy of William Powell Frith masterpiece of Darby Day, estimated at $15,000-$22,000 will be offered for sale at the 19 Century Paintings sale in New Bond Street on 10 July. William Powell Frith’s original […]

Bonhams Will Offer a Rare Cars at Greenwich Concours d’Elegance Auction

1923 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Pall Mall Tourer

Bonhams will offer on its sixth annual auction at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance on June 2 an impressive, diverse and extensive line-up of exceptional motorcars. Its going to be a lot of Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Bentley, Cadillac, Bugatti, Jaguar, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Pierce and Rolls-Royce. Top sale will be 1930 Bugatti Type 43 Supercharged 2/4 […]

Aston Martin DB4GT Bertone Sold for $4.9Milion

1960 Aston Martin DB4GT Bertone Jet

Last weekend the Bonhams auction sale in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, UK (as part of Aston Martin Centenary Sale) among others, sold the unique Aston Martin DB4GT (nicknamed “The Jet”), which was designed by the Italian design house Bertone. The coupe is a complete one off, the last DB4GT off the production line, and the only […]

John Lennon’s Ferrari 330GT for Sale

John Lennon's 1965 Ferrari 330GT 2+2 Coupe

One would think that Jon Lennon drove a Volkswagen Beetle but he chose something a little crazier, like him. John Lennon’s first car the Ferrari 330GT Coupé will be offered at the Bonhams auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester, UK, on Friday 12 July. He was purchased this car in february 1965 […]