Counting Down to RM Monaco

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RM makes a triumphant return to Monaco on May 10 for its biennial sale held during the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique weekend. Continuing RM’s focus on the world’s finest automobiles, the sale will feature a handpicked selection of more than 80 blue-chip collector cars, along with a stunning pair of Riva boats, two motorcycles and a selection of automotive memorabilia. No less than seven automobiles carry pre-sale estimates exceeding €1m each ($1.3m), with three lots exceeding €4m ($5.5m).

Headline attractions include:

– Lot 164 – 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series I

Estimate: €4m-€5m ($5.5m-$6.9m)

– Lot 147 – 1956 Maserati 450S Prototype by Fantuzzi

Estimate: €4m-€5.5m ($5.5m-$7.6m)

– Lot 201 – 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C with coachwork by Scaglietti

Estimate: €4.3m-€5m ($5.9m-$6.9m)

In addition, the sale will also lift the gavel on an exceptional collection of Limited-Series Supercars. (See lots 124 – 128 of the digital catalogue.)

The complete digital catalogue is available for viewing online here. For those interested in participating but unable to attend in person, RM offers a wide range of remote bidding options, including Internet, telephone and absentee bidding, and the sale will stream live online at rmauctions.com providing real-time coverage of the event.

 

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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