Artcurial to sell Hispanos

| 24 Mar 2011

A collection of Hispano-Suizas - being sold at no reserve - will be the highlight of French auction house Artcurial's Automobiles sur les Champs Elysées 2 sale at Rond-Point des Champs Elysées on 13 June. From the Serre estate, the cars include a 1935 Letourneur et Marchand-bodied K6 Cabriolet (est €200-300,000 and a 1937 J12 Chauffeur coupé by Franay carrying an estimate of €100-200,000. Also being sold from the collection are a Vanvooren Bugatti T46 (€250-400,000), a Ferrari 275 GTB/4 (€500-700k) and a brace of Maseratis (Mistral and Ghibli).

Other early consignments come from an Italian collection, the highlights being an ex-Villa d'Este Delage D8-120 Cabriolet and an Aston Martin DBIII, while a fully restored Citroën DS21 Decapotable looks set to continue the huge prices being achieved by the Chapron-converted cars.