Miura betters $1million as Bonhams doubles its takings from last year

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A highly original 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV smashed its estimate of $1.1million on its way to $1,215,000 at Bonhams’ Scottsdale sale yesterday.

The Lambo headed a glamorous list of cars from the Oldenburg collection, which included a 1968 Ferrari 330GTS that made $912,500.

Surprise of the day was a 1967 Ferrari 365GTC Speciale that belonged to Pirelli President Leopoldo Pirelli – it nearly doubled its estimate at $885,000.

A 1972 Daytona came in on the money for $384,500.

The Oldenburg collection helped Bonhams net nearly $13million, more than doubling its takings from last year’s inaugural Arizona sale.

Other highlights included a 1930 Bugatti Type 46 Faux Cabriolet ($951,000) and a Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing ($896,000).

A 1941 Lincoln Continental Coupe and a Custom Limousine from the same year, which had featured in blockbuster movie The Godfather, made $69,000 and $51,750 respectively.

With the big-money sales from Gooding and RM yet to kick off, and Barrett-Jackson’s bonanza still underway, there’s plenty more still to come from Scottsdale. We will bring you the news as it happens.

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