RM to offer vehicles from Riverside Museum

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A 1994 Jaguar XJ 220, a 2006 Ford GT, a 2006 Maserati Gran Sport Victory Cambiocorsa and a 2008 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione (Karissa Hosek © 2016 courtesy RM)

CULVER CITY, Calif. _ The RM group of companies, incorporating RM Sotheby’s and Auctions America, will sell a select automobiles from the Riverside International Automotive Museum (RIAM) at a pair of auctions this summer.The group of 49 vehicles offered from the So-Cal museum collection will be divided between Auctions America’s upcoming Santa Monica sale, June 25-26, and RM Sotheby’s flagship Monterey event, Aug.19-20.

Following Doug Magnon’s passing in 2015, select vehicles from the museum he founded will be offeredstarting with 34 vehicles in Santa Monica sale. The group, which will be offered entirely without reserve, comprises an eclectic series of American and European racers and sports cars from the 1950s through early 2000s. Of particular note is a group of 14 Maseratis, which run the gamut from a 1967 Maserati Mistral Coupe following through to successor models such as the Indy and Merak, as well as late-model collectibles including a 2005 Maserati Spyder 90th Anniversary Cambiocorsa and a 2006 Maserati Gran Sport Victory Cambiocorsa

Additional highlights slated for the Auctions America podium include:

  • a limited-edition 2008 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, showing just 3,300 miles
  • a 2006 Ford GT, finished in metallic grey with stripes with only 1,900 miles
  • a 1994 Jaguar XJ 220
  • a series of Ferraris, including a very original 1977 308 GTB, 2001 360 F1 Spider, and a 2007 F430 F1 Spider
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1967 Maserati Mistral Coupe (Karissa Hosek © 2016 courtesy RM)

Held at the Barker Hangar, Auctions America’s Santa Monica sale will feature 300 vehicles and select automobilia. A complete list of offerings from the RIAM collection is available here: http://bit.ly/1VVoUyZ.

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2005 Maserati MC12 (Karissa Hosek © 2016 courtesy RM)

Another 15 vehicles from the museum will be up for bids at the Monterey sale during  Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance week. The offering is again highlighted by group of 11 Maseratis. Other highlights set for RM’s Monterey include a selection of Dan Gurney’s AAR Eagle racing cars, led by the 1966 AAR Eagle Indianapolis #31, Dan Gurney’s personal 1966 Indy car.

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1966 AAR Eagle Indianapolis #31 (Karissa Hosek © 2016 courtesy RM)

A complete list of cars to be offered from the RIAM Collection at RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction will be posted at www.rmsothebys.com in the coming days.

 

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