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Aston is top lot at Barons sale

Published 26 July 2019

A 2005 Aston Martin DB9 Volante in need of some TLC smashed its estimate to make £26,620 - the top price of the day at Barons’ Summer Classic sale.

The car, which went under the hammer at Sandown Park racecourse on July 16, was a stylish but worn example of an up and coming modern classic.

Second highest price of the day went to a 1930 Nash Ambassador 8 4-door sedan that sold for £26,400.

Third past the post was a an ochre-coloured 1973 Alfa Romeo GT Junior 1600, which exceeded top estimate to sell for £22,000. The car had been de-bumpered, fitted with an Alfa Romeo 2.0 litre Twin Spark engine, and an Alfaholics fast road suspension set-up and road-legal semi-slick tyres. 

Alfa Romeo GT Junior

In fourth and fifth places were a pair of Bentleys - an ex-press car 2003 Continental GT, and a 1962 Bentley S2. They achieved £21,450 and £19,800, respectively.

An 1970 Rover 3.5-litre P5B that was said to be immaculate exceeded its top estimate, selling for £16,940. We had our eye on the 1998 Mercedes C43 AMG estate, which was estimated at £2500-£4000 but which eventually sold for £6050. 

Barons next sale is its annual Jaguar Heritage, Classic and Sports Cars auction on 21 September at Sandown Park.

Click here to see the full list of results from Barons' Summer Sale.

Barons Auctions: Connoisseurs Classic Car Collection


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