Sunday, July 26, 2015

Bonhams to auction $40m Frederiksen Collection

The Frederiksen Collection consists of 48 rare and iconic motor cars, offered at an auction taking place at the home of owner, Henrik Frederiksen, Lyngsbækgård Manor, on Saturday 26 September.

The sale features predominantly pre-war motor cars, built by some of the worlds most exclusive manufacturers, including Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, Lagonda and Maybach. The cars, which are all in running condition, are estimated to be worth around $40 million

Isotta-Fraschini Tipo 8A Torpedo
1933 Maybach DS8 which is expected to sell for £2.3m.

Also in the collection are thirteen Rolls-Royces (including a 1914 Silver Ghost expected to make £1 million), two Bentleys (one of which is a S1 Drophead Coupe also expected to fetch £1 million), a 1913 Sunbeam 25/30 Tornado, a Jaguar SS100 3 1/2 and a Lagonda LG6 Rapide Drophead Coupe.

The 1939 Lagonda LG6 Rapide Drophead

1914 Mercedes 28-95 Phaeton

1914 Silver Ghost

Jaguar SS100 3 1/2

Duesenberg Model J, the Hispano-Suiza H6C

A 1914 Mercedes 28-95 Phaeton stands out at the front of the collection.