The Star Cars of Paris

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Artcurial, Bonhams and RM will each hold an auction in Paris this week. Here is a quick roundup of the online catalogs, along with a few of the featured cars:

RM’s sale takes place February 5. Among the many heavy-hitters is a 1955 Jaguar D-type, pictured above. View the RM catalog here.

Bonhams’ sale takes place February 6. Important consignments include a 1947 Delage D6 3-litre Competition Grand Prix “Biplace.” View all the cars here.

Artcurial’s sale takes place February 7–8, with the entire second day devoted to a collection of Alfa Romeos, including a 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ. View the Artcurial catalog here.

And if you’ll be in Paris, be sure to attend the annual SCM Rétromobile Reception on February 5. Donald Osborne of Automotive Valuation Services and Ed Fallon of Cave Creek Classics will host the event, along with SCM Publisher Keith Martin and blogger Alex Martin-Banzer. Read more 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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