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Little Classics News: 07 September 2014

Salon Privé Sale Results from Silverstone Auctions

1971 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spyder

The inaugural Salon Privé Sale, hosted in partnership between Silverstone Auctions & Salon Privé London, achieved some roaring results in London last Thursday (4th September), with a 61% sales rate and a total sales value of £9.9 million.

Topping the bill at the Sale and securing a believed world-record price was the incredibly rare 1971 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona Spyder (top) which sold for a premium inclusive £2.27 million.

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Pininfarina Series II Coupe

A stunning 1960 Ferrari 250 GT Pininfarina Series II Coupe (above) sold for a premium inclusive £707,215, more than £330,000 over its lower estimate also achieving a believed world-record.

1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L ‘Lusso’

Another rare Ferrari, a 1963 Ferrari 250 GT/L ‘Lusso’ (above), sold for a premium inclusive total of more than £1.89 million.

Porsche 911 prices continue to rise with a 1973 Porsche 911 S Targa, part of the Henry Pearman collated ‘Stradale’ Collection, selling for £195,500, more than £80,000 over its lower estimate.

Range Rover chassis number 001

A piece of motoring history, Range Rover chassis number 001 (above), sold for a premium inclusive £132,250 whilst last year’s ‘Most Elegant Design’ winner, a 1954 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback, sold for a premium inclusive £1million.

Aston Martin’s proved as popular as ever with a beautiful 1970 DB6 MK.II Volante (below) selling for £954.500.

1970 Aston Martin DB6 MK.II Volante

Commenting on the results Managing Director of Silverstone Auctions, Nick Whale, said: “We’re delighted with the results from our first sale at Salon Privé. Some of the prices paid for particular cars are truly staggering and hope that both buyers and vendors alike are as happy as we are.”

“The Salon Privé Sale has exceeded all expectations, the atmosphere was both tense and electrifying with phone bidders from all over the world and in person filling the Garden Room Marquee and we are certainly looking forward to next year," added Andrew Bagley, Managing Director and Owner – Salon Privé London.



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