Articles tagged Artcurial

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I love Paris in the Winter

It’s an exhibition, a shop-front and an automotive party. That’s why Retromobile is a February must In its new hall the annual winter Paris auto-exposition had a higher-quality feel this time, perhaps because the parts and models were in a separate section leaving the displays, dealers and automobilia in the spotlight. The show seethed with fine machinery, spearheaded by a selection from the...

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Matra magnet

The first MS650 is sure to draw buyers to France next month, while online auctions are also a big pull Every year Porte de Versailles in Paris fills with thousands of classic car enthusiasts for Rétromobile. If an auction house was looking for the right market, this is it – something that Bonhams proved last year by selling a 1929 Bugatti Type 43 Grand Sport for £1.2 million and a 1928 Mercedes-...

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Retro proves theres nothing new

Today’s manufacturers are working furiously on ‘new’ technologies – but we’ve been here before, as Rétromobile’s main theme proved The Paris Exposition Centre at Porte de Versailles opened its doors once again to the Rétromobile show in February. Famed for its diverse display of rare and interesting motor vehicles, many rarely seen outside France, and combined with the stylish Parisian backdrop,...

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Around the houses

News from the main auction houses around the world Gooding & Company When you sell 98 per cent of 118 lots up for auction it's safe to say that it was a successful event. That's exactly what Gooding and Company managed on January 20/21 at its Scottsdale sale, along with breaking 13 world sales records and knocking down two cars for more than $3 million (£1.9m). Sadly one of the lots that didn...

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