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The highlight of the day was when the exquisite, competition-designed 1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT Alloy, just
one of two built with Pinin Farina coachwork, was purchased by a European collector for $2,227,500. Other
highlights included the magnificent 1911 Pierce-Arrow Model 48 Touring, the epitome of Brass Era status,
that sold for $550,000, while the 1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster – one the earliest known examples,
made an impressive $326,700 after spirited bidding. The iconic and trend-setting 1986 Lamborghini Countach
500 S Quattrovalvole was bought for $335,500 by an American enthusiast, and the much talked-about 1954
Arnolt-Bristol Prototype Roadster achieved $324,500.
Additionally, some new world auction records were set by Bonhams for various marques and models,
including the 1904 Knox Tudor, 1913 Lancia Theta Runabout, 1987 BMW M6 Coupe, and 1953 Sunbeam
Talbot Alpine Roadster.
“Fernandina Beach has been very welcoming to us and we’re pleased to have raised funds once again for
local charitable causes,” said Rupert Banner, Group Motoring Director and one of the auctioneers for the sale.
“This year was an example of another good sale. We provided a strong offering of premium automobiles
across a broad spectrum of tastes and the results were very positive. What we saw was increased interest
and movement in the middle of the market and we feel this is a healthy indicator for our industry and for
Added Jakob Greisen, VP of US Motoring, “By the time we finish the first quarter of 2017 the Bonhams
Motoring Team will have conducted five auctions in four countries and our healthy sell-through rate to date
demonstrates Bonhams’ on-target position and an active market at all levels.”
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