RM Brings “Mussolini’s Mistress” to Paris — a 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Berlinetta

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Early headliners at RM’s February 3-4 sale in Paris include a 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Berlinetta gifted from Benito Mussolini to his lover, Claretta Petacci (RM estimate: $2.3m–$3m); a 1935 Delahaye 135 S once owned by Jean-Hilippe Peugeot of the Peugeot Motor Company ($1.5m–$2m); a 1969 Porsche 911 S Factory Rally ($1.4m–$1.6m); and a 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Sports Lightweight ($1.2m–$1.7m). View all the current consignments here.

 

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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