Artcurial Motorcars Retromobile Sale

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1957 Ferrari 335The official Retromobile sale by Artcurial Motorcars at the 41st Retromobile Salon Feb. 5 will present 172 fine automobiles, including the l1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti from the collection of renowned industrialist Pierre Bardinon.

André Trigano

André Trigano with a 1939 Citroën Traction 11 B Cabriolet and a 1935 Citroën Traction 7C coupé

Other highlight cars on the menu include:

Lot 170

Lot 170 – 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti from the Pierre Bardinon Collection
The 1957 Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti, châssis 0674. Conserved as part of Pierre Bardinon’s private collection for more than 40 years.

An astute collector, Bardinon assembled over the years a collection of some fifty factory Ferrari comprising the most successful and iconic models in the history of the marque.

Lot 138

Lot 138 – 1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, from the Antoine Midy Collection 
The last example of the legendary model to be produced. The car has been in the hands of Swiss collector Antoine Midy since 1989. The car not been seen on the market for some 30 years.

Lot 116

1986 Ferrari Testarossa Spider Valeo, ex Gianni Agnelli 
This is the only official Testarossa Spider to be commissioned and built by Ferrari. It was produced for Gianni Agnelli, then the President of Fiat.  The car’s unique features include a blue stripe above the black sills and a white hood.

CELEBRITY CARS

Amongst the cars with glamorous provenance is the Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series 2 designed by Pininfarina delivered new toPrince Moulay Abdallah, the younger brother of HRH Hassan II, the King of Morocco. It is believed to have been at the request of His Royal Highness that the car was delivered with the special stainless steel hard top and that is was the king that drove the car during the inauguration of the Rabat Karting track in 1962.

There is also the Françoise Sagan1939 Graham Paige type 97 Cabriolet by Pourtout, a unique American car bodied by the great Parisian coachbuilder Pourtout. It was bought in 1953 by Mr. Quoirez for his daughter, who would become famous the following year under the name Françoise Sagan.

COMPETITION CARS

The unique Alpine A310 V6 from the 1977 and 1978 Le Mans 24 Hour Race and the Bugatti EB110 SS which broke the Ice Speed Record on 3 March 1995, reaching 315km/h /196 mph driven by the famous industrialist Gildo Pallanca Pastor, the current director of the Venturi enterprise.

Lot 162

1974 Alpine A310 V6 ” Poisson Dieppois ”

Lot 211

1995 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport

“BARN FINDS”

Lot 158

1960 Lancia Flaminia Sport Zagato
This Lancia Flaminia was discovered in Belgium where it had been stored with other cars since the 1970s, probably since the death of its one and only owner.

THE CITROËN SALE, INCLUDING THE ANDRE TRIGANO COLLECTION

Saturday, Feb. 6, 3:00 p.m.

In the second part of the traditional sale at the Retromobile Salon, Artcurial Motorcars will present a collection of 48 Citroën cars that trace the history of the double chevron marque through various iconic models. From the Citroën Type A, a pioneer of the early 1920s, to the amiable 5CV Trèfle, the Traction, the popular 2CV in various forms and colours, the avant-garde DS, and through to the exclusive CX of the 1980s, an example of almost every model produced will be offered in the sale.

Nearly 40 automobiles in this Citroën Sale come from the collection of André Trigano, a great enthusiast and collector of the marque.

The sale will offer both historic models, including several versions of the famous ” Traction “, along with the popular models that have played a large part in several generations for the French.

Lot 316

1929 Citroën P19 chenillette Kégresse
Lot 311

1935 Citroën Traction 7C coupé

Lot 332

1939 Citroën Traction 11 B cabriolet

Lot 331

1973 Citroën DS 21 M Prestige

Lot 307

1964 Citroën Méhari 4×4

AUTOMOBILIA – AUTOMOBILE MASCOTS FROM THE FORMER COLLECTION OF PASQUALE GIORDANO

Sunday, Feb. 7th, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

In addition to the traditional sale,Artcurial will this year offer an exceptional collection of some 800 automobile mascots from the former collection of Pasquale Giordano, in a separate sale on Feb. 7.

A lawyer from Rome, Pasquale Giordano owned one of the largest ever collections of mascots. Passionate about art and cars, he assembled an exceptional collection over a period of more than 30 years.

Masscots

Left to right:Rembrandt BUGATTI, Petit Eléphant Dressé, in silver plated bronze; Renée LALIQUE, Victoire, mould-pressed white glass; Joséphine BAKER, La Venus Noire, in polychrome bronze.

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