Over the final weeks of 2017, we will be looking back on our highlights as chosen by our team. ➖➖➖
The first in the series was chosen by no fewer than 3 of them, and it is easy to see why. The 1914 Peugeot L45 Grand-Prix Two Seater sold at our Bothwell Sale for a world record-breaking US$ 7,260,000.
Mark Osborne, Specialist SF: 'This is a direct bloodline to today’s racing machinery - arguably the most historically important motor car sold at auction since the Mercedes Benz W196R'
John Polson, Specialist UK: 'The ultimate pre-WWI racing car - in fantastically original condition to boot.’ ➖➖➖
Jared Zaugg, Press Co-ordinator US: ‘The father of all race cars…it is a jewel. Evocative and sensual lines, form complimenting function. An utter masterpiece.’ @jaredzaugg