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CBS News
COMING - $28 Million Expected for Historic Ferrari

NEW YORK, USA - A 1956 Ferrari 290 MM built for Formula One racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio by Scaglietti is expected to fetch $28 million when it's sold by RM Sotheby’s, December 10.

Source: CBS News - October 19, 2015

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Morphy
SOLD - $2.5 Million for 1929 Duesenberg Coupe

DENVER, PENNSYLVANIA, USA - A 1929 Duesenberg Model J Convertible Coupe with Rumbleseat sold for $8.5 million at auction. The car was sold by Morphy Auctions.

Source: Morphy - October 11, 2015

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RM Sotheby’s
COMING - $400,000 Expected for Janis Joplin's Porsche

NEW YORK, USA - A 1965 Porsche 356 purchased in 1968 by Janis Joplin (1943 - 1970) and painted with a psychedelic mural, is expected to fetch $400,000 when it's sold by RM Sotheby’s, December 10.

Source: Rolling Stone - September 16, 2015

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Car and Driver
SOLD - $3.7 Million for 1972 Maserati Boomerang

CHANTILLY, FRANCE - A futuristic 1972 Maserati Boomerang concept car, designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, has sold for $3.7 million (€3.3 million) at auction. The car was sold by Bonhams.

Source: Car and Driver - September 10, 2015

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Art Daily
SOLD - $1 Million for Car Found in Barn

BEAULIEU, UK - A 1929 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre found gathering dust in a family barn after 30 years, has fetched $1 million (£695,900) at auction. The car was sold by Bonhams.

Source: Art Daily - September 8, 2015

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Article
FOUND - Car in Pieces may get $1.5 Million

LONDON, UK - A 1928 Bentley (1 of 8 made) reassembled after it was found dismantled and scattered in a house and garden, is expected to fetch up to $1.5 million (£1 million) for the Medcalf Collection.

Source: The Telegraph - September 3, 2015

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Bonhams
SOLD - $8.5 Million for 1959 Ferrari 250 GT

CARMEL, CALIFORNIA, USA - A 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta with coachwork by Scaglietti, and design by Pinin Farinaone sold for $8.5 million at auction. The car was sold by Bonhams.

Source: Bonhams - August 14, 2015

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RM Sotheby’s
SOLD - $13.2 Million for 1953 Jaguar

MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA, USA - A 1953 Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight (the second of only three Works Lightweights), sold for $13.2 million at auction. The car was sold by RM Sotheby’s.

Source: RM Sotheby’s - August 14, 2015

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RM Sotheby’s
SOLD - $17.6 Million for 1964 Ferrari 250 LM

MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA, USA - A 1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Scaglietti, one of only 32 units made, sold for $17.6 million at auction. The car was sold by RM Sotheby’s.

Source: Bloomberg - August 14, 2015

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Blouin Art Info
SOLD - $506,000 for 1934 Auburn Speedster

DETROIT, MICHIGAN, USA - A rare 1934 Auburn Speedster (Model 1250. 160 bhp, 391 cu. in. horizontal-valve V-12 engine) has sold for $506,000 at auction. The car was sold by RM Sotheby's.

Source: RM Sotheby's - July 25, 2015

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Blouin Art Info
SOLD - $4.6 Million for 1930's Aston Martin Race Car

LONDON, UK - A rare 1930's ex-Works Racing Aston Martin Ulster Team Car LM19, has sold for $4.6 million (£2.9 million). The car was sold by Bonhams.

Source: Blouin Art Info - June 26, 2015

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Mecum
SOLD - $7.5 Million for 1952 Ferrari Barchetta

CERNOBBIO, ITALY - A rare 1952 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta, one of only 28 units made, sold for $7.5 million at auction. The car was sold by RM Sotheby’s.

Source: TopSpeed.com - May 27, 2015

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Mecum
SOLD - $1 Million for 1967 Shelby Cobra

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, USA - A 1967 Shelby Cobra, with only 17,000 documented miles since new, sold for $1 million at auction. The car was sold by Mecum.

Source: Mecum - May 16, 2015

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Bold Ride
FOUND - $280,000 Bugatti in French Barn

FRANCE - A rare 1925 Bugatti Brescia, estimated to be worth as much as $280,000 has been discovered in a French barn. The car will be sold at auction by Artcurial Motorcars on June 22.

Source: Bold Ride - May 14, 2015

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RM Auctions
SOLD - $1.6 Million for 1962 Corvette Race Car

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, USA - A rare 1962 Chevrolet Corvette "Gulf Oil" Race Car, has fetched $1.6 million at auction. The car was sold by RM | Sotheby's on May 2, 2015.

Source: RM Auctions / Sotheby's - May 5, 2015

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RM Auctions
SOLD - $7.6 Million for Rare Ferrari

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, USA - A rare 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica, has fetched $7.6 million at auction. The car was sold by RM Auctions on May 2, 2015.

Source: RM Auctions / Sotheby's - May 5, 2015

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RM Auctions
SOLD - $3.6 Million for Rare 1955 Jaguar Sports Car

AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA, USA - A rare 1955 Jaguar Type-D sports car has sold for $3.6 million at auction. The car (estimated to have. 300 bhp) was sold by RM Auctions.

Source: RM Auctions - March 16, 2015

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Bonhams
COMING - $1.2 Million Expected for 1934 Mercedes

FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA, USA - A rare 1934 Mercedes 500k, (thought to be 1 of 105 manufactured) is expected to fetch $1.25 million. The car will be sold by Bonhams on March 12, 2015.

Source: Bonhams - March 11, 2015

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Daily Mail
SOLD - $202,000 for Rare 1960 VW 'Kombi' Bus

AUSTRALIA - A rare 1960 Volkswagen'Kombi' Bus, believed to be one of just three examples delivered to Australia, has sold for $202,000. The bus was sold by Shannons.

Source: Daily Mail - February 24, 2015

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Mecum
SOLD - $900,000 for 1969 Dodge Hemi Daytona

KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA, USA - A 1969 Dodge Daytona, with 6,435 original miles on its Hemi engine, has sold for $900,000 at auction. The car was sold by Mecum.

Source: Mecum - January 26, 2015

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GM Authority
SOLD - $3.3 Million for 1954 Pontiac Concept Car

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, USA - A rare 1954 Pontiac Bonneville Special concept car designed by Harley Earl, has sold for $3.3 million at auction. The car was sold by Barrett-Jackson.

Source: GM Authority - January 19, 2015

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Art Daily
SOLD - $9.6 Million for 1964 Ferrari 250 LM

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, USA - A vintage 1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Carrozzeria Scaglietti, has sold for $9.6 million at auction. The rare car was sold by RM Auctions.

Source: Art Daily - January 20, 2015

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
SOLD - $5.1 Million for 1966 Shelby Cobra Super Snake

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, USA - A rare 1966 Shelby Cobra Super Snake (competition roadster) has sold for $5.1 million at auction. The car was sold by Barrett-Jackson.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - January 19, 2015

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Barrett-Jackson
$4 Million for Vintage Art Deco Bus

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, USA - A 1950 General Motors Futurliner Bus with an art deco design, has sold for $4 million. The bus was sold by the Barrett-Jackson.

Source: What Sells Best - January 15, 2015

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Bonhams
$9.4 Million for 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, USA - A rare 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione has sold for $275,000 at auction. The car was sold by the Bonhams Auction House.

Source: Bonhams - January 15, 2015

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AOL
$1 Million Expected for Roadster Found in Barn

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, USA - A rare 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra discovered in a Vermont barn is expected to fetch $1 million when it sells . The car will be sold by Gooding & Company (Jan 16-17).

Source: Market Watch - January 15, 2015

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Times Union
$275,000 for Beverly Hillbillies Truck

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, USA - The custom truck built for the Beverly Hillbillies television show has sold for $275,000. The truck was sold by Barrett-Jackson.

Source: Times Union - January 14, 2015

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