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Little Classics News: 4 April 2014

Multi-Million Euro Results at Coys Techno Classica Auction

Coys Classic Car Auctions - 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona BerlinettaCoys auction at the world-wide famous Essen Techno Classica classic car show in March achieved outstanding results in excess of € 4 million.

The company, which is the long-term resident auction house at the classic car show, sold some important cars including a 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta (top) that went for €487,305, a 1963 Bentley S3 Continental “Flying Spur” (below) for €170,825 and a 1965 Ferrari 330GT 2+2 for €167,468.

Other important classic cars that went under the hammer were a Pur Sang Bugatti Type 35 C, which sold for €165,230, a 1962 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8 Litre Roadster for €112,637, a 1929 Packard 640 Custom Eight Roadster for €109,280 and a 1937 Bentley 3½ Drophead Coupe by Barker for €109,280.

Coys Classic Car Auctions - 1963 Bentley S3 Continental “Flying Spur”Chris Routledge, Managing Partner at Coys, said: “We are delighted to have successfully sold a significant number of high-value historic motor cars to an international audience, with sales achieved on every continent of the globe. This truly outlines the global reach of the company.”

Coys next classic auction will be at Ascot on Saturday 26th April, which will include a display by the Royal Marines who are celebrating their 350th anniversary this year. Coys are supporting the Royal Marines massed bands Beating Retreat at Horse Guards Parade on 3-4 June.

Other important results included:

  • 1950 Jaguar XK120 Roadster - €103,685
  • 1962 Porsche 356B Cabriolet - €89,138
  • 1963 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda - €89,138
  • 1966 MaseratiMistral 3.7 Coupe- One of only 532 Made - €73,472
  • 1932 MG Magna F1 Coupe- One of three produced. Never Restored. - €55,389


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