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Retromobile preview: The barnfind of the century finally goes to auction

Retromobile preview: The barnf...
This article is designed to highlight all of the major cars and motorcycles and selected automobilia on offer this week in Paris. If you flick through the image gallery, you can click directly through from the high resolution image to the auction description for any items that may interest you.
This article is designed to highlight all of the major cars and motorcycles and selected automobilia on offer this week in Paris. If you flick through the image gallery, you can click directly through from the high resolution image to the auction description for any items that may interest you.
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One of the highest priced of the Alfa sales is likely to be this 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 5E Serie a Compresseur Spider Gran Sport which has a wonderful back story and an equally impressive estimate of €1.8 - €2.4 million (US$2,000,000 - US$2,700,000). An ex-works race formerly owned by prominent Grand Prix racer Giuseppe Campari and subsequently raced by exiled Russian Imperial Guardsman, Boris Ivanowski, this car has an impeccable and unbroken history.
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One of the highest priced of the Alfa sales is likely to be this 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 5E Serie a Compresseur Spider Gran Sport which has a wonderful back story and an equally impressive estimate of €1.8 - €2.4 million (US$2,000,000 - US$2,700,000). An ex-works race formerly owned by prominent Grand Prix racer Giuseppe Campari and subsequently raced by exiled Russian Imperial Guardsman, Boris Ivanowski, this car has an impeccable and unbroken history.
One of the highest priced of the Alfa sales is likely to be this 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 5E Serie a Compresseur Spider Gran Sport which has a wonderful back story and an equally impressive estimate of €1.8 - €2.4 million (US$2,000,000 - US$2,700,000). An ex-works race formerly owned by prominent Grand Prix racer Giuseppe Campari and subsequently raced by exiled Russian Imperial Guardsman, Boris Ivanowski, this car has an impeccable and unbroken history.
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One of the highest priced of the Alfa sales is likely to be this 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 5E Serie a Compresseur Spider Gran Sport which has a wonderful back story and an equally impressive estimate of €1.8 - €2.4 million (US$2,000,000 - US$2,700,000). An ex-works race formerly owned by prominent Grand Prix racer Giuseppe Campari and subsequently raced by exiled Russian Imperial Guardsman, Boris Ivanowski, this car has an impeccable and unbroken history.
The highest priced of those Alfa sales is likely to be the 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 5E Serie a Compresseur Spider Gran Sport above, which has a wonderful back story and an equally impressive estimate of €1.8 - €2.4 million (US$2,000,000 - US$2,700,000). An ex-works race formerly owned by prominent Grand Prix racer Giuseppe Campari and subsequently raced by exiled Russian Imperial Guardsman, Boris Ivanowski, this car has an impeccable and unbroken history.
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The highest priced of those Alfa sales is likely to be the 1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 5E Serie a Compresseur Spider Gran Sport above, which has a wonderful back story and an equally impressive estimate of €1.8 - €2.4 million (US$2,000,000 - US$2,700,000). An ex-works race formerly owned by prominent Grand Prix racer Giuseppe Campari and subsequently raced by exiled Russian Imperial Guardsman, Boris Ivanowski, this car has an impeccable and unbroken history.
This Benelli Sei Prototype (€32,000 - €38,000) is pictured far right.
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1965 Iso Grifo A3 / C Stradale (€1,000,000 - €1,500,000) (Photo: Simon Clay/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS (€1,400,000 - €1,800,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1990 Ferrari F40 (€900,000 - €1,300,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)
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1990 Ferrari F40 (€900,000 - €1,300,000) (Photo: Cymon Taylor/RM Auctions)