This year’s Bonhams & Butterfields sale at Quail Lodge (August 18) will feature 17 cars from the world renowned Rosso Bianco Collection, at Aschaffenburg, in Germany.
Malcolm Barber, CEO of Bonhams & Butterfields, remarked: “This remarkable group represents a fantastic cross-section of some of the world’s finest motor cars, in several categories, and we are delighted to present them for sale at Quail Lodge.
“This landmark selection ranges from an elegant Figoni & Falaschi Talbot-Lago ‘Tear Drop’ Coupe to a blistering quick and utterly dominant Can-Am racing Porsche 917/10, and includes the very best in sports-racing, Can-Am, and coach-built exotica.”
Some of the interesting racecars to be sold include: The Ex-Jack Ensley/Pat O’Connor Sebring 12-Hours, 1956 3.4-liter Jaguar D-Type, Chassis no. XKD 553; The Brussels Salon, ex-John von Neumann/Phil Hill, 1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spider, Chassis no. 0492M; The ex-Willi Kauhsen/Monte Shelton, 1973 Porsche 917/10 Turbo Can-Am, Interserie, Chassis no. 917/10-015; The ex-Terry Drury/Ron Fry, 1968 Ford GT40 Mark I, Chassis no. GT40 P1073; 1968-’70 AVS Shadow-Chevrolet Mark I Can-Am Prototype; as well as a Porsche 906 and a McLaren M6B.
For more information contact Mark Osborne at (415) 503-3353 or mark.Osborne@bonhams.com