RM Sotheby’s early stars in upcoming Paris sale

LONDON _ RM Sotheby’s will holds its fifth annual Paris sale on Febr. 7during the world-famous Rétromobile week (Feb. 7-11).

Early consignments include a 1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix, offered from long-term French ownership. Known as one of the most successful of the Bugatti racing models, chassis no. 4394 was delivered new to marquis Georges Cholmondeley “Lord Rocksavage” in early 1925 to his home in France.

Early highlights include a very original 1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix, offered from long-term French ownership. Known as one of the most successful of the Bugatti racing models, chassis no. 4394 was delivered new to marquis Georges Cholmondeley “Lord Rocksavage” in early 1925 to his home in France. Complete with a large collection of period photographs.

A 2005 Maserati MC12, chassis no. 12085, will be sold, along with a 1992 Ferrari F40, chassis no. 93710. The Ferrari F40 is offered with books, tools and its rare original luggage.

RM Sotheby’s has once again landed a group of Porsches, including a narrow-body 1989 Porsche 911 Speedster; a 1975 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 MFI ‘Jubiläum’ anniversary model; 1994 Porsche 911 ‘964’ Turbo 3.6;and two modern GT2s; a 2002 Porsche 911 ‘996’ GT2 ‘Mk1’  and a 2008 Porsche 911 ‘997’ GT2 Clubsport.

Further consignments already confirmed include a 1970 Porsche 914/6 GT that competed in several rallies in Germany during the 1971 and 1972, as well as a 1958 Triumph TR3A Works Rally Car that competed at many events with Triumph’s Works team, including the Monte Carlo Rally and the Tour de France.

For information visit www.rmsothebys.com or call RM’s London office at +44 (0) 20 7851 7070 .

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