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Artcurial Motorcars, André Trigano Collection, Auriol, Gibel, France, September 13, 2020

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It was with great fanfare that Artcurial Motorcars announced this single owner collection in late winter of 2020, scheduled for May 2 on location in the Mid-Pyrenees. The location was convenient to nothing, but promised to be delightful in the spring. CoViD-19 put paid to that shortly after the auction was announced. The auction went […]

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Artcurial Retromobile, Paris, February 7, 2020

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Artcurial at Retromobile in 2020 had an abundance of wonderful cars. It was, however, the middle and bottom of the market that found buyers. The big money cars struggled, leaving the auction with its weakest performance in years. One of the feature elements, the sale of four gorgeous yachts at no reserve (gorgeous to contemplate, […]

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Artcurial Motorcars, Salon Retromobile, Paris, February 8, 2019

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Artcurial put on a 3-day auction at Salon Retromobile but the cars were all on Friday the eighth, and there all eyes were enthusiastically focused on a single lot. It was number 20 (unusually early in the order for a headliner, but there were many high profile cars to follow), the 1939 Alfa Romeo 8C […]

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The Epic Alfa Romeo – 8C 2900B at Artcurial Retromobile

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[Quick note: This magnificent Alfa Romeo sold for €16,745,600, about US$19 million.]   Artcurial Motorcars headline consignment for its annual Retromobile auction in February 2019 is a Touring Berlinetta bodied Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B, chassis number 412024. Alfa Romeo built only a handful of its masterpiece, the 8C 2900, in the late Thirties. They are […]

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Artcurial, Salon Retromobile, Paris, February 9-10, 2018

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Artcurial’s Retromobile auction is “the Official Sale” of the Retromobile show in Paris at the Porte de Versailles Paris Expo center, a lavish, enthusiastic, celebration of all things old cars. Retromobile covers thousands of square meters of enclosed exhibition space with just about every kind of exhibitor from tightly focused one-marque clubs and tables covered […]

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Artcurial Motorcars, Rétromobile, Paris, February 10, 2017

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On the numbers Artcurial’s $34.7 million 2017 sale looks light, but that isn’t taking into account the $35 million sale of the Ferrari 335 Sport last year which had no comparable blockbuster in 2017. Then there was the $19.1 million sale of the Baillon Collection’s Ferrari 250 GT SWB Cal Spyder two years ago. Without […]

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