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1928 ‘Playboy Roadster’ Owned by Jerry J. Moore on Sale at Bonhams Auction

1928 Rolls-Royce Playboy Roadster

Legendary 1928 Rolls-Royce Playboy Roadster, once owned by also legendary eccentric multi-millionaire Jerry J. Moore will be the highlight at Bonhams’ Grand Palais Sale in Paris from 6th to 7th February, 2013. This rare vehicle, black in colour with a cream leather interior and red detailing, part of Moore’s distinctive collection kept at his specially […]

Garelli Grand Prix Collection on Sale at Bonhams

1965 Garelli Monza Record Breaking Motorcycle

In the early 1980s, the celebrated Garelli motorcycles dominated the 125 class in Grand Prix motorcycle racing winning six consecutive world championships between 1982 and 1987. Founded in 1919 by Alberto Garelli, this historic motorcycles have marked the begining successful racing careers of many renowned Italian motorcycle racers including Tazio Nuvolari, Achille Varzi and Ernesto […]

“Out of Africa” Airplane Goes Under the Hammer at Bonhams

1929 De Havilland DH 60GMW Gipsy Moth bi-plane

Iconic airplane, used in the award winning film (28 film awards, including seven Academy Awards) from 1985 Out Of Africa goes under the hammer at the Bonhams sale at the Grand Palais in Paris on February 6, 2013. This two-seater bi-plane, piloted by Robert Redford’s character Denys Finch Hatton is expected to fetch £120,000 ($192,350)! The […]

Pierre Frapin Cuvee 1888 Grand Cru Cognac Lead Bonhams Fine and Rare Wine Sale

Pierre Frapin Cuvee 1888 Grand Cru Cognac bottled in a a beautiful limited-edition crystal glass decanter, adorned by a special 24k gold spiral and stopper

Bonhams are usually marked with an exceptional selection of rare Cognac, some of which realised prices over three times the pre-sale estimates. So it was in September when Remy Martin Black Pearl Cognac achieved almost double its pre-sale estimate of £5,000 – £7,000 ($8,000-$11,000), and sold for £10,350 ($16,600), and in all likelihood will also be […]

Steve McQueen’s Husqvarna 400 Cross Goes Under the Hammer at Bonhams

Steve McQueen's Husqvarna 400 Cross Goes Under the Hammer at Bonhams

Bonhams, the premiere auction house most closely associated with all things The Steve McQueen, proudly announced plans to sell a 1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross off-road motorcycle once owned and ridden by King of Cool in “On Any Sunday”, at its Las Vegas sale on 10th January at the Bally’s Hotel & Casino. Bonhams said the motorcycle […]

Rare WWII Hurricane Fighter Aircraft Could Fetch £1.7 Million at Bonhams

WWII Hurricane Fighter Aircraft

Rare Hurricane Fighter Aircraft, one of just a few World War II examples left, could fetch £1.7 million ($2.7 million) at the Bonhams’ sale of Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia at Mercedes-Benz World Brooklands in Weybridge, Surrey, UK, on December 3rd, 2012. Designed and built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force, as […]

1904 Wilson-Pilcher Car – the Sole urviving Example to be sold at Bonhams

1904 Wilson-Pilcher

A 1904 Wilson-Pilcher, an important British four-seat veteran, built by an inventor credited with co-developing the first military tank, nicknamed Little Willie, a descendent of which saw action in World War I, will go under the hammer at Bonhams’ sale of veteran cars on November 2nd, ahead of this year’s London to Brighton Run, which […]