Thursday, November 5, 2009

Vintage Aston Martin Fetches Big Dollars!

On the auction block for the first time in 52 years, this 1950's DB2 model set a new auction record last month!
The chairman of Aston Martin consigned this beauty to RM Auctions (in association with Sotheby's) in London.

The bidding was strong with prospective buyers on the phone, Internet and on the auction room floor. The hammer dropped at 550K British Pounds. (Approximately $906,500 US dollars.)

Other highlights of the sale were a pair of Mercedes Benz CLK GTR's, selling for 1.1 million British Pounds, and a 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Stelvio which sold for 440,000 British Pounds.

87% of the total offerings sold achieving a total of 1.5 million British pounds.

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