Oldtimer Galerie hosts their 11 June sale during the Dolder Classics event in Zurich, Switzerland, with over 60 lots due to go across the block. Star car is a three-owner 1990 Ferrari F40, delivered new to Switzerland and first road registered in 2000, now showing 43,500km (estimate CHF 1,200,000 – 1,400,000).
A 1952 Aston Martin DB2, one of just 410 examples produced has a pre-sale estimate of CHF 425,000 – 475,000. This matching-numbers car was uprated to Vantage spec 30 years ago and was subjected to a comprehensive restoration by Post Vintage in the mid-90s. Elsewhere, a 1957 Alfa Romeo 1900 C Super Sprint by Ghia-Aigle is estimated at CHF 260,000 – 280,000. Designed by Giovanni Michelotti, only 3 of the original 5 cars are known to still exist.
Other highlights include a 1973 Maserati Bora 4.9, originally a US delivered car and now converted to European bumpers and lights (estimate CHF 175,000 – 185,000); a 1956 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible, comprehensively restored over a seven year period at a cost approaching CHF 280,000 (estimate CHF 375,000 – 425,000); and a two-owner 1970 Lamborghini Espada, with 130,000km on the clock (estimate CHF 175,000 – 185,000).
The Classic Heritage event at the Circuit d’Albi in southern France is the venue for Stanislas Machoïr’s 5 June auction, headed by a 1972 De Tomaso Pantera. The car is a veteran of five Tour Autos, finishing 2nd in 2015 and a 3rd in 2016, and carries a pre-sale estimate of €300,000 – 400,000. Other competition cars include a 1974 Chevrolet Corvette that enjoyed a successful period racing career in the hands of the Dutch driver Hans Deen (estimate €120,000 – 150,000); a 1970 BMW 2002 ti (estimate €40,000 – 50,000); and a Fiat 124 Sport Spider, with a 2 litre Abarth engine, which was rebuilt in 2014 (estimate €30,000 – 35,000).
Top lot at Auctionata’s sale on 11 June is a two-owner 1980 Ferrari 512 BB, with 59,288km recorded (estimate €400,000). Other notable entries among the 15 Ferraris on offer include a 16,559-km 2009 Scuderia Spider 16M (estimate €340,000); a 8,596-km 2014 458 Speciale (estimate €340,000); and 26,069-km 1989 328 GTS (estimate €140,000).
A 1970 Maserati Ghibli 4.7 will go under the hammer on 19 June at Osenat’s sale in Fontainebleau, France. Originally delivered new to the US, the car has recently undergone a mechanical overhaul and restoration, and carries a pre-sale estimate of €230,000 – 280,000.