Artcurial Paris Totals $7.9m


The high sale at Artcurial‘s seventh Sur Les Champs sale on November 2 was a 1964 Aston Martin DB5, sold at $1.26m. Sales totaled $7,709,598, with 80% of all lots sold. This brings Artcurial’s 2014 motorcar totals close to $66m, representing an increase of 67% over the previous year.

Note: a previous Artcurial press release reported an incorrect price for Lot 234, a 1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 Targa, and an incorrect sales total. The correct price is $313,678. Sales totaled $7,709,598.

Tony Piff

SCM Auctions Editor and Photographer

Tony has long trumpeted the virtues of collecting Japanese cars. His daily driver is a 1970 Toyota Hilux — the one with the turn signals on top of the fenders. His popular “Rising Sun” column keeps a pulse on the J-tin market.

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