As with all issues Monterey Automobile Week 2020, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Carmel, California, has been canceled for this 12 months due to COVID-19, and with it, Bonhams’ common collector automotive public sale on the adjoining Quail Lodge Farm Discipline.
However Bonhams could have a 23rd annual Quail Public sale on August 14, the corporate says,
solely it is going to be held as a reside/on-line sale based mostly on the firm’s Los Angeles
salesroom. Quite a lot of East Coast-based
automobiles additionally will probably be housed in Bedford Hills, New York, the place potential bidders
can schedule in-person or digital viewings.
Whereas the public sale enviornment will probably be scaled again, and pandemic protocols will probably be enforced, on-line bidders will be capable of use Bonhams “digital viewing” platform “for situation studies and a one-to-one bespoke ‘walkaround’ inspection with a specialist to look at a particular automotive intimately from entrance to again,” Bonhams says in a information launch.
The rejiggered Quail Public sale, now part of Petersen Car Week, will supply the identical kind of spectacular vehicles as common, together with some distinctive pre-war sports activities automobiles and trendy supercars.
Quite a lot of “most vital” Aston Martin fashions from the property of David L. Van Schaick, who was obsessive about the British marque, are on the docket, Bonhams notes, corresponding to a completely iconic 1935 Aston Martin Ulster with an estimated worth of $1.2 million and $1.four million.
Additionally from the Van Schaick assortment is a uncommon 1966
Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Capturing Brake, one among solely six constructed, bought by
the collector in 1976 and provided publicly for the primary time. Its estimated
worth is $1 million to $1.2 million.
One of many loftiest automobiles on the public sale is a 1934 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Cabriolet DeCapotable, valued at $6.5 million to $7.5 million.
Mercedes-Benz is nicely represented within the sale, with various 300 SL fashions, in addition to a “uncommon and supremely elegant” 1936 Mercedes-Benz 500okay Offener Tourenwagen, one among simply 16 constructed on the 500Okay chassis, “and the top of 1930s motoring.” Its estimated worth is $2 million to $2.5 million.
One other spotlight is a 1959 Porsche 718 RSK Spyder sport racer, one among simply 34 of those famed giant-killer machines constructed, which cemented Porsche’s place in worldwide motorsports. This one, valued at $2.eight million to $3.2 million, has a well known racing historical past.
“The motorcar – chassis no. 718-031– was ordered new by famous New Jersey motorsport
fanatic Bernie Vihl and extensively campaigned by legendary driver Bob
Holbert at quite a few SCCA and worldwide occasions, together with the 1959 Bahamas
Pace Week, and has been in the identical possession since 1974,” in response to
Trendy supercars will probably be provided from such European
manufacturers as Bugatti, Ferrari and Lamborghini.
The Bonhams public sale is linked up with the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles in affiliation with Petersen Automobile Week, which is internet hosting various in any other case canceled Monterey occasions, and features a concours d’class on August 16. as its finale.
For extra data on Bonhams sale, go to the auction website.