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Pristine Matching Numbers Aston Martin DB5 in Historics 22nd September Auction.

Published 14 August 2018

A stunning matching numbers 1964 Aston Martin DB5 estimated at £550,000 - £600,000 will be the leading lot in Historics Classic Car Auction at Brooklands Museum, Weybridge on 22nd September.

The original ‘James Bond’ Aston Martin was a development of the DB4 with a larger 4.0 litre twin cam six cylinder engine and the capability of q48mph and 0-60 in 7.1 seconds. Only 1,021 were ever built. This beautiful manual example with a recorded mileage of 53,824 has had only three owners and has been brought up to date with the addition of power steering. It is expected to reach between £550,000 and £600,000.

Ferrari 250GT Lusso 1958 Historics 

This outstanding 1958 Ferrari 250GT Coupe was originally registered in Switzerland and comes with a near complete history file. A matching numbers car it was fully restored at great expense in 2010 by Peter Rosenmayer Sport and Race Cars in Stuttgart. Since arriving in Britain in 2012 it has been driven a mere 200 miles and even comes with its original near priceless Ferrari tool kit. It is estimated at £420,000 to £460,000.

Alvis TD21 DHC 1960 Historics

A similar example of this 1960 Alvis TD21 Drop Head Coupe was voted “favourite car” against some very still opposition at the Britwell Salome classic car charity run last Sunday. This TD21 automatic has been owned since 2009 by the vendor who has enjoyed it immensely and had the brakes overhauled by Red Triangle 500 miles ago. Considering the fact that a similar car sold for £150,000 in Historics Ascot sale last year, this one is very conservatively estimated at £54,000 t0 £62,000.

Entries are still being invited to Historics September 22nd sale. Latest online catalogue at Historics.

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