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Bonham's sells Bothwell Collection

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WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. _ Bonhams auctioned the automotive collection of Lindley and Ann Bothwell Nov. 11, finding new homes for a rare group of racing automobiles, an assortment of Brass Era touring cars, horse-drawn street cars, and one of the best collections of early model trains in the world..

 photo - Bonhams

photo - Bonhams

The highlight was the one-and-only 1914 Peugeot L45 Grand Prix Racer. The winning bid was made by a private American collector for $7.26 million.

 photo - Bonhams

photo - Bonhams

Another highlight included the 1909 Benz Prinz Heinrich Raceabout, formerly owned by Barney Oldfield, that found a new home with a prestigious, private West Coast collection for $1.87 million.

To learn more about forthcoming motoring sales around the world, from London next month to Las Vegas and Scottsdale the following month, go to

Look for a complete listing of the Bothwell Collection sales in Old Cars Weekly Auction Express.


Where to Bid


Henderson Auctions' October 30th Collector Motor Series Auction

Henderson Auctions' October 2021 Collector Motor Series Auction to offer over 100+ vehicles including the complete Mike Drury collection on October 30th.