PARIS – Artcurial Motorcars’ sale of the Baillon Collection has achieved a world-record auction price for a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider, which sold today for $18.5 million.
This is also a record for a lot sold at auction by Artcurial.
The Collectors’ Car Department at Artcurial Motorcars announced in December 2014 it had discovered 60 collectors’ automobiles, all major marques dating from the early days of the motor car through to the 1970s.
Found following 50 years of lying dormant, the multi-million-dollar Baillon collection is being sold tody (Feb. 6) by Artcurial Motorcars in the first part of the traditional sale at Retromobile Salon in Paris.
See more about the collection at: http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/news/auction-news/france-barn-find-worth-millions