Bond Creator Ian Fleming’s Rare Sports Car Sells for Record at Bonhams

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LONDON.- A 1962 AC Aceca once owned by the creator of Bond, Ian Fleming, sold for a record Ј80,000 on Friday 17 at Bonhams #146; Goodwood sale. Dark blue a red leather interior, the car is one of only six Ford-powered Acecas in the world.

The Revival sale, which over Ј3 million with 70% by lot, was the culmination of an excellent for Bonhams UK Motoring Department. the space of six days, it has sold worth of motor cars, and automobilia. (Beaulieu Autojumble on 11 September totalled Ј2 million).

Another motor car once by a high-profile figure, a 1988 XJ-S V12 Convertible that to Sarah, Duchess of York, featured in the Goodwood Revival and sold for Ј23,000.

Meanwhile top prices were for a 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C Super Sport Cabriolet, at a 1938 Lagonda V12 Drophead which sold for Ј186,300; and a Aston Martin DB4 Series 1 Saloon, the 26th ever which made Ј145,600.

A of motor cars, the property of a gentleman, performed exceptionally A 1956 Jaguar XK140 Coupй sold for Ј131,300, an estimate of Ј80,000 #150; and #146;67 ARX#146; an ex-works Austin-Healey 3000 MKII car fetched Ј113,700 having estimated at Ј70,000 #150;

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In the automobilia sale, children#146;s proved extremely popular: a Mercedes-Benz W125 smashed its estimate of Ј3,000 — selling for a remarkable Ј23,000, and a D-Type children#146;s car sold for against an estimate of Ј10,000 12,000.

Although bidding for the top lot in the a 1953 Jaguar C-Type, short of its reserve on Friday, is currently involved in on-going to conclude a sale.

The replica Supermarine Spitfire by The Royal British Legion, was due to be sold at Goodwood Revival, ahead of the auction #150; to a who magnanimously will continue to the aircraft available to the charity in excess of its estimate (Ј50,000 60,000).

James Knight, the Head and Managing Director of Motoring Department, comments: UK motoring team have an incredibly busy period and with very positive Only Bonhams could this type of sale and it is a testament to the calibre and enthusiasm of my and our support departments to deliver results.#148;

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