May 25, 2019, 2:00 pm GMT + 2 / CLASSIC CAR AUCTION

Image Lot Id Description Price Status
Volvo P 1800 ES, 1973
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Volvo P 1800 ES, 1973
This «Snow white’s coffin», as the cars are affectionally known in Switzerland and Germany, is a US delivered example equipped with the desirable and original air conditioning system, 4-speed manual gearbox and overdrive. The coachwork was restored a number of years ago and 15 inch “Volvo Virgo” rims installed at the same time. In 2011 the car was imported into Germany but never registered there. In 2015 a Swiss collector discovered the car and had it imported into Switzerland. A rare Volvo in good condition. US documents, with Swiss customs duties paid.

Seller's estimate : 18000 / 25000
Sold for $ 20
Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV Bertone, 1972
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Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV Bertone, 1972
This most desirable and sought after Coupé, one of Giugiaro’s all-time great designs, was first registered in Switzerland on the 1st July 1972. Bought by the vendor in 2008, the car saw only limited use in recent years. The most recent Swiss Veteran MOT was completed in August 2013.

Seller's estimate : 30000 / 35000
Sold for $ 10
Plymouth Fury Convertible, 1962
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Plymouth Fury Convertible, 1962
Rare Fury Convertible, initially supplied through Automontage Schinznach AG. With the same owner since 1999. Automatic gearbox (pushbutton operated) and, of course, an electrically operated convertible top. The body and the interior have been restored many years ago, with the engine and all the mechanical bits continuously and correctly maintained. The most recent Veteran MOT was completed in October 2012.

Seller's estimate : 34000 / 36000
Sold for $ 100
Ford Capri 2.3 S Turbo May, 1977
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Ford Capri 2.3 S Turbo May, 1977
Much cared-for, one-family-owned Capri. After the purchase by the uncle of the last owner, the car was equipped (and MOT’d) with a then popular May Turbo Kit, nearly doubling the power output to 180 hp. The total mileage of this chic Cologne Coupé now stands at only 60’000km with a carefully kept logbook since 1978. The Capri presents itself in a very good and original condition having enjoyed loving care. The original service booklet, the owner’s manual and even the Philips radio user manual is with the car. The last Swiss Veteran MOT was completed in April 2015.

Seller's estimate : 25000 / 30000
Sold for $ 10
Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans III, 1983
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Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans III, 1983
This beautiful Moto Guzzi, delivered new in Switzerland was purchased by the vendor in 2016. He had the bike completely restored, including an overhaul of the engine, suspension and the brakes. The frame, fuel tank and other ancillaries were repainted. There are 30’000 Francs worth of receipts for all the work done. Since completion of the restauration and successful passing of the Swiss Veteran MOT in June 2016 only about 3’000 km were driven. An absolute cult bike from one of the most charismatic Italian bike manufacturers in truly outstanding condition.

Seller's estimate : 14000 / 16000
Sold for $ 250
BMW 635 CSi, 1985
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BMW 635 CSi, 1985
This BMW was delivered on the 12th March 1985 through Allmend Garage in Wohlen/AG. It’s a 5-speeder with leather interior, electrically operated windows and a sliding roof. The 635 has been driven only 103’000 km, still has its service booklet and is in good to very good and well cared-for original condition. The last Swiss Veteran MOT was completed in August 2018.

Seller's estimate : 35000 / 40000
Sold for $ 20
Mercury Park Lane Convertible, 1960
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Mercury Park Lane Convertible, 1960
One of only 1‘525 Park Lane Convertibles built. The car is equipped with a 7-litre V8 engine, power steering, electrically operated top and windows. The car, which was bought and imported from the USA by a Swiss collector in 2013, was restored a number of years ago. The consignor bought the Mercury in 2018, for health reasons he decided now to separate again from the car. It still has its US-documents and Swiss customs duties have been paid.

Seller's estimate : 35000 / 50000
Sold for $ 10
Bristol 403, 1954
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Bristol 403, 1954
RHD. This is one of only 281 Fixedhead Coupés equipped with the legendary Bristol 2 litre straight six (of BMW 328 fame, of course). In the 1960-ies an Irish medical doctor literally abandoned the car after suffering a mechanical breakdown during a trip through Switzerland. Thirty years later it was discovered by a talented mechanic with a heart for old cars in need and brought back to life. He overhauled the intricate six cylinder engine in 2008, about 3’500 km ago. The aluminium coachwork was restored but the interior was allowed to keep its wonderful and irreplaceable patina. In 2014 the Bristol changed hands once again but has been driven only sparingly since. In 2016 the rear wheel bearings were replaced and a complete brake overhaul was completed. The most recent Swiss Veteran MOT dates from July 2014.

Seller's estimate : 45000 / 55000
Sold for $ 10
Mercedes 220 S Cabriolet, 1958
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Mercedes 220 S Cabriolet, 1958
This rare and elegant Cabriolet was imported from Germany by the vendor over 30 years ago. Three previous owners had left their mark though and the new owner had the coachwork restored and all necessary work on the mechanical bits completed in order to successfully pass the rigorous Swiss MOT. The Mercedes was subsequently used on long trips and in events throughout Europe. When the oil consumption started to climb, the owner had the engine overhauled by a company in Prague, specializing in Maserati and Bugatti engines. After all, what’s good enough for a Bugatti…. Since this overhaul only about 500 km have been driven, the engine therefore still requires careful running in. When the owner had the car MOT’d in June 2017, the all important Veteran Status was refused because of the somewhat patinated leather and chrome (!). As a result, the owner had the interior restored by Waibel GmbH in Winterthur for a total of 12’000 Swiss Francs, with the aim of enjoying the car for many more years. Unfortunately health issues intervened, and he decided to sell the Mercedes. The car is running reliably and without any problems now, showing its honest and patinated condition with pride. During our photo shoot the elegant two-tone paintwork, reflecting in the spring light, was even noticed by a group of schoolgirls who provided it with probably the ultimate compliment: “cool”!

Seller's estimate : 58000 / 68000
Sold for $ 200
Volvo P 1800 S, 1966
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Volvo P 1800 S, 1966
Lovely „Simon Templar aka The Saint“ Volvo with the B20 two-litre engine. The car on offer is an original P 1800 S, type certificated, Swiss delivery example which was first registered in July 1966. In 2008/2009 a stainless steel exhaust system, Koni shock absorbers and a set of new carpets were installed. The rear wheel bearings were replaced and the rear breaks overhauled. In 2013 the Alternator was overhauled and in 2016 the brake calipers were replaced. A very popular coupé in very good condition. After all, who wouldn’t want to be suave Roger Moore for a little while, eh? The last Swiss Veteran MOT was passed in May 2019.

Seller's estimate : 30000 / 35000
Sold for $ 50
Porsche 911 2.7 Targa, 1976
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Porsche 911 2.7 Targa, 1976
One of only 1'576 Targas built in 1976, this car, a European specification model in Viper-green with a light brown leather interior and 16 inch Fuchs rims was delivered through the Swiss main agent AMAG. The Porsche has had only two owners and shows a total mileage of 173’000 km. All service records are present and the car is in very good, well cared-for condition. The clutch has been replaced in 2018 and at the same time some slight engine oil leaks were repaired. A large amount of maintenance records from the last 20 years is available for this beautiful and classic 911 icon with a fresh Swiss Veteran MOT having been successfully completed in February 2019.

Seller's estimate : 75000 / 80000
Sold for $ 30
Aston Martin V8 Virage, 1990
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Aston Martin V8 Virage, 1990
Swiss delivery with only two previous owners and a total mileage of 44’000 km (guaranteed). Very rare example with only 92 FHC with left hand drive and 5-speed manual gearbox built. Very good and carefully maintained original condition with a service recently done and the Swiss MOT completed in May 2018.

Seller's estimate : 70000 / 75000
Sold for $ 10
Chevrolet Nomad Station Wagon, 1960
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Chevrolet Nomad Station Wagon, 1960
Rare station wagon with presumably only 43'500 miles driven in total. The car was partially repainted a number of years ago and is in a very well cared for original condition. The car, was bought and imported from the USA by a Swiss collector in 2013. In 2018, the consignor bought the beautiful Chevrolet, for health reasons he decided now to separate again from the car. The Nomad still has its US documents with the Swiss customs duties having been paid.

Seller's estimate : 25000 / 35000
Sold for $ 10
Jaguar Mk V 3.5-Litre Drophead Coupé, 1950
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Jaguar Mk V 3.5-Litre Drophead Coupé, 1950
Only 108 examples of this "most substantial motorcar" in RHD were ever built making this elegant Jaguar a rare sight indeed! The car was restored a number of years ago and, after a longer period of inactivity, was recently recommissioned by a specialist and, as a result, is now in good to very good condition. This imposing Mk V will be Swiss MOT'd for the new owner.

Seller's estimate : 75000 / 85000
Starting bid: 60000
BMW 326 Limousine, 1936
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BMW 326 Limousine, 1936
This saloon with its folding roof was delivered to Zurich on the 21st December 1936 and registered in 1937. A classic certificate from BMW accompanies the car. The cars history during the war is not known, but since 1946 the BMW has had only three owners until it was bought by the vendor in 2013. Over the years the BMW has been restored with the original black paint changed to a two-tone black with red. There are maintenance records starting in 1999 for maintenance and restoration work totaling 65’000 Swiss Francs. Among other things, the instruments, the brakes, the shock absorbers, radiator and carburetor were overhauled and the interior and the folding roof were replaced. This lovely saloon now is in very good condition with the most recent Swiss veteran MOT completed in May 2013.

Seller's estimate : 75000 / 95000
Starting bid: 55000
Ford Cortina Mk 1 Lotus, 1963
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Ford Cortina Mk 1 Lotus, 1963
This Cortina was registered in August 1963 as a standard „De Luxe“ model. Later on the car was used in rallying with, after an accident, the complete front eventually being replaced by a Mk 2 item. In around 1971 the then owner decided to have the car restored but unfortunately, he passed away before he could finish the task. In the following years, the car, now without its engine and gearbox, changed hands several times without the restoration ever being continued, let alone completed. In 1993 the then owner finally decided to return the car to the road. He installed an 1.6 litre Lotus DOHC engine with a matching gearbox and had the shell painted in the typical Cortina Lotus combination „Ermine White“ with „Sherwood Green“. In June 1996, after 29 years of inactivity, the Cortina was finally registered again and in 1998 it even had an appearance in the English TV-series “Heartbeat”. In 2012, the conversion continued with Atspeed Racing in Essex and the Cortina received Sparco racing seats, 4-point seatbelts, roll cage, rally-timer, fire extinguishing system etc., all to make it suitable for some serious historic rallying. After successful participation in the Winter Raid, Le Jog and other events, the engine was overhauled in 2014. Well documented car with its last Swiss MOT completed in May 2014.

Seller's estimate : 40000 / 50000
Sold for $ 10
Lancia Fulvia Coupé 1600 HF "Fanalino", 1971
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Lancia Fulvia Coupé 1600 HF "Fanalino", 1971
The Fulvia on offer was delivered new in Italy before being imported by an US collector in the mid 2000’s. The Lancia was brought into Switzerland in 2014 by a collector. In 2019 the master cylinder, the brake servo and all the brake hoses have been replaced. Rare and beautiful Fulvia 1600 HF of the second series in very good condition. Last Swiss MOT including veteran status completed in February 2019.

Seller's estimate : 60000 / 70000
Sold for $ 60
BMW Z1 Roadster, 1989
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BMW Z1 Roadster, 1989
One of only 1‘075 examples built painted in a special shade of green metallic (“urgrün”) with an anthracite interior. Delivered new in Germany, the car was imported into Switzerland by its second owner in November 1989. He kept the BMW until 1992 when it was sold into an important Swiss Collection. During those years, the car had never been registered. Since 2009 the Z1 is now with its third registered owner. With a total mileage of only 13’000 km, a complete service record (incl. cambelt change in May 2017) this intriguing and of course completely original little roadster is in virtually new condition visually as well as mechanically. The most recent Swiss MOT was completed in August 2017.

Seller's estimate : 65000 / 70000
Sold for $ 10
Maserati Ghibli 4700, 1969
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Maserati Ghibli 4700, 1969
Like so many Maserati Ghibli, this 1969 model was exported to the USA. After importation into Switzerland, the coachwork and the interior were restored at great expense roughly 20 years ago. This beautiful coupé (one of Giugiaro’s masterpieces) with its matching number engine, will be sold with the correct toolset and its original owner’s manual. The most recent Swiss MOT (with the all important Veteran Status) was completed in October 2014; for a Swiss buyer a fresh MOT will be completed after the sale.

Seller's estimate : 195000 / 225000
Starting bid: 150000
Mercedes 190 SL, 1957
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Mercedes 190 SL, 1957
This lovely 190 SL was first registered in Switzerland in 1958 and restored some 15 years ago. Bought by the vendor in 2008, the car is still in very good condition. The most recent Swiss Veteran MOT was completed in July 2014.

Seller's estimate : 115000 / 120500
Sold for $ 10
Chevrolet Corvette C1, 1961
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Chevrolet Corvette C1, 1961
This lovely Corvette with its 4-speed manual box and Hurst shifter was imported into Germany and consequently restored in early 1990. In 2003 the “Vette” found her way into Switzerland where it remained with the same owner until 2013. The new owner had the car partly restored between 2013/14 whereas the radiator was replaced, the brake system converted to a (safer!) two-circuit system and the brakes completely overhauled. The exhaust system was reverted to its original specification, the clutch and shock absorbers were replaced, the steering box and the complete suspension were overhauled and a new convertible top was installed. Because of thermal issues the original engine was replaced by a Chevrolet 5.7 litre unit, maintaining the original appearance by re-installing the original Edelbrock manifold, the Offenhauser venting system and the original aluminium valve covers. A photo-documentation and receipts for around 60’000 Francs for all the work done are available. Here’s a chance to purchase a trouble free early Corvette in very good condition. The last Swiss veteran MOT was passed in June 2011.

Seller's estimate : 95000 / 105000
Sold for $ 70
Bentley Azure, 1996
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Bentley Azure, 1996
This beautiful Azure in its rare livery "Aurora" was delivered in Holland on the 1st April 1996. In 1998, the car was imported into Switzerland and registered in Ticino where the local Bentley agent took care of all the maintenance requirements. In 2018, barely 500 km ago, Schmohl AG performed a servicing and made some repairs adding up to a total of 11’000 Francs. With only 41’000 km driven, a full service history and its impeccable original condition, this Bentley must be the ideal transport for the coming summer season! The latest MOT was completed on the 24th April 2019, the Bentley may therefore immediately be registered to its lucky new owner.

Seller's estimate : 95000 / 110000
Sold for $ 45
Opel Lotus Omega, 1992
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Opel Lotus Omega, 1992
With its 3.6-litre 6 cylinder Biturbo and 361hp, the Lotus Omega must be the most exclusive Opel of recent times. The asking price of 122’500 Francs was 1’000 Francs above that of a Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet! Only 907 examples were built. A six speed gearbox, air conditioning, leather, power steering, electrically operated windows and other amenities result not only in one of the fastest but also most comfortable sport saloons of the Nineties. This Lotus Omega has had three owners and has been driven a mere 22’000 km. It has a full service booklet and is in outstanding original condition. The last Swiss MOT was completed in March 2018. A proper Q-car and a must for any real Opel aficionado.

Seller's estimate : 70000 / 75000
Starting bid: 50000
Mercedes 190 E 2.5-16 EVO 2, 1990
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Mercedes 190 E 2.5-16 EVO 2, 1990
This is No. 140 of only 500 examples built and it was sold through the Mercedes-Benz agency in Bern to its first and only owner on the 5th September 1990. He initially used the car for long journeys throughout Europe. Around 40’000 km ago the cylinder head was overhauled. Today, this EVO 2, with 130’000 km covered, is in a well-cared-for, unmolested condition and comes with a complete service record. A second bootlid, with the Swiss Authority approved (smaller) rear wing, is supplied with the car. The last Swiss MOT was completed in July 2017.

Seller's estimate : 175000 / 195000
Starting bid: 140000
Citroën CX 25 Prestige Turbo 2, 1989
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Citroën CX 25 Prestige Turbo 2, 1989
With a 160 hp Turbo engine, long wheelbase, leather interior, air conditioning and ABS, the Prestige Turbo 2 is, with only 980 examples built, not only the rarest but also the most prestigious model of the CX-series. This example was first registered in Italy on the 10th August 1989 and imported into Switzerland a number of years ago. The CX has covered a guaranteed 17’000 km only with a complete service record and is in absolutely “as new” condition. For a Swiss buyer a fresh MOT will be completed after the sale. Surely a must and a unique opportunity for any serious Citroen enthusiast.

Seller's estimate : 65000 / 75000
Sold for $ 200
Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS 396, 1967
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Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS 396, 1967
One of only 4'003 examples delivered with the much sought after 396 engine. Matching numbers, automatic gearbox, limited slip differential, front disc brakes, power steering, the original 8-Track cassette player, deluxe interior with a folding rear seat, etc. A car which Americans would call “fully optioned”. The Camaro was restored a number of years ago and is still in outstanding condition. The last Swiss veteran MOT was passed in July 2017.

Seller's estimate : 80000 / 85000
Sold for $ 10
Facel Vega FV3, 1957
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Facel Vega FV3, 1957
Facel-Vega represents the last vestige of the classic French Routier, a gallant endeavor by Monsieur Jean Daninos to revive a long gone era. Of the FV3 only 46 examples were ever built, making this a rare (and welcome anywhere!) sight indeed. The beautiful Coupé, equipped with the classic push-button automatic gearbox, was restored a number of years ago and, at the same time, received the better performing disc brakes from an HK500 model. In 2012 the shock absorbers and tyres were replaced. During the inspection procedure to issue a FIVA card, the engine number was unfortunately misread, resulting in the authorities attesting a 5.8 litre engine, when in fact a correct Chrysler P29 engine with 4.5 litres and 200 hp is installed. This exceedingly rare French beauty presents itself in good to very good condition with its last Swiss Veteran MOT successfully passed in May 2019.

Seller's estimate : 145000 / 165000
Starting bid: 125000
Lancia Aurelia B20S GT 2.5-Litre Series VI, 1957
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Lancia Aurelia B20S GT 2.5-Litre Series VI, 1957
This desirable Pininfarina designed LHD Aurelia with floor mounted gear change is one of only 425 examples of the last, and most refined, sixth Series. The Mille Miglia eligible Lancia has been restored many years ago and acquired by the present owner in 1998. The car spent most of its time in the owners museum in Istanbul and was only exercised during special occasions. The Aurelia has Turkish registration, and is in good condition. A participation in the 2020 issue of the Mille Miglia retrospective is a very possible future prospect for this classic GT. For a Swiss buyer, a new MOT will be completed after the auction.

Seller's estimate : 125000 / 145000
Starting bid: 85000
Aston Martin V8 Volante Vantage Specification, 1981
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Aston Martin V8 Volante Vantage Specification, 1981
This magnificent Aston Martin Volante, in rare LHD form and equipped with the much sought after 5-speed manual box, was delivered in 1981 to its first owner, Oil magnate Fred C. Alcorn of Texas USA. The perfect shade of „British Racing Green“ completed the desirable specification of the car. Shortly after delivery, a Swiss financier bought the car from Alcorn and imported it into Switzerland. In 1989, he decided to have a “Vantage” conversion carried out by specialists Chapman Spooner Ltd of Aldridge in the UK. Together with a repaint in Blue and a new interior trimmed in Magnolia, the total cost of this project amounted to around 90’000 Swiss Francs. In 2013 the Aston Volante was acquired by the vendor. At the end of 2014, corrosion was found in the outer sills, necessitating a partial restoration, completed by Roos Engineering. Receipts for various tasks undertaken between 2013 and 2017, amounting to roughly 90’000 CHF, are available. In addition to the fitted original wheels, a complete set of Borrani wire wheels with central lock, corresponding adapters and tires comes with the car. With 77’000 kilometers driven in total and the last Swiss MOT completed in May 2018, this Aston Volante is guaranteed to provide many delightful miles to its new owner and a prime spot at future AMOC meetings.

Seller's estimate : 175000 / 195000
Sold for $ 10
Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 Spider, 1963
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Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 Spider, 1963
This Giulia was bought by the vendor some 15 years ago and was restored immediately after purchase. To increase the performance, a “Veloce” carburetor setup with two Weber 40 DCOE was installed, with the original Solex unit and manifold accompanying the car. This lovely Convertible is in excellent condition and ready for the coming summer fun. The most recent Swiss Veteran MOT was completed in April 2017.

Seller's estimate : 75000 / 85000
Sold for $ 10
Studebaker Champion Convertible, 1951
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Studebaker Champion Convertible, 1951
Only 4’742 cars built. This rare Champion convertible was restored a few years ago. After having been registered in France for a number of years, the car was sold to Holland in 2000 and finally imported into Switzerland in 2006. The "Studie" is powered by a smooth 6-cylinder engine and is equipped with a 3-speed manual gearbox as well as an electrically operated top. Last Swiss MOT (with approved Vetran status) completed in March 2019.

Seller's estimate : 55000 / 65000
Sold for $ 10
Range Rover Classic Convertible, 1981
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Range Rover Classic Convertible, 1981
Since Range Rover never offered a convertible version of this most iconic model, a number of (mostly British) coachbuilders found a ready market for well heeled customers seeking a bit of fresh air in their Range Rovers. The most famous appearance of such a drophead conversion must surely be the one in the James Bond flick “Octopussy” with ultra-cool Roger Moore at the helm. The car on offer does not have such an illustrious history, but was registered in the Canton St Gallen already on 3rd April 1981, a full two years before Bond got his turn. After over 30 years, with 140’000 km on the counter, painted light blue and having suffered the odd modification, the Range benefitted from major work at a cost of some 45’000 Francs in 2013/2015. An original interior was bought and reinstalled, the rims restored and shod with new tyres, a Webasto stationary heating system installed, the suspension overhauled and the coachwork prepared to qualify the car for a Veteran MOT. At the end of 2016, the car was bought by the vendor and he decided, in 2017, to have the car repainted in its original “arctic white” livery through Garage Ledi in Feutersoey. At the same time a new clutch including new master- and the slave-cylinders were installed. Another 40’000 Francs worth of receipts is available for all this work. The cabriolet, now with 151’000 km under its belt, is now in a very good general condition. The most recent Swiss Veteran MOT was completed in May 2015. It’s very unlikely to see another, Swiss registered Range convertible, making driving this example a unique experience with a discrete dose of secret agent, shaken not stirred!

Seller's estimate : 85000 / 125000
Sold for $ 10
Excalibur 35X, 1965
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Excalibur 35X, 1965
The 35X was built in cooperation with Excalibur Europe-Importer Guy Storr at Michelotti with Opel Commodore technical components. All in all, only 27 cars were built, mainly for the European market. This Roadster, Chassis No. 1, the 1965 prototype(!), was first registered in 1969. After being used as promotional (i.e. with Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin) and exhibition vehicle, the Excalibur spent many years in the Monaco Museum and was finally imported into Switzerland around 15 years ago. A very rare and exclusive roadster with steel coachwork and trouble-free maintenance thanks to the use of mainstream components. Good to very good original and unrestored condition with the last Swiss veteran MOT passed in Mai 2019.

Seller's estimate : 60000 / 70000
Starting bid: 40000
Jensen Interceptor Convertible, 1974
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Jensen Interceptor Convertible, 1974
One of only 456 Jensen Interceptor Dropheads made. The coachwork and the interior were restored a number of years ago and are still in impeccable condition. The trouble-free technical components, care of by Chrysler, are all in very good condition. Rare and rallye-proven classic. For a Swiss buyer, a new MOT will be completed after the auction.

Seller's estimate : 90000 / 110000
Starting bid: 70000
Bentley Continental Drophead, 1988
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Bentley Continental Drophead, 1988
Only 433 examples of the timelessly elegant Continental Drophead were built between 1984 and 1995. For the price of 303’000 Swiss francs the buyer received, in addition to the Bentley nimbus, an automatic gearbox, an interior made of finest Conolly leather, aircondition and a power operated convertible top. This car was delivered by Schmohl in “Fern Green”, had three owners since new, and has 96’500 km on the odometer which are proven by the service booklet. Very good and well maintained condition. The last Swiss Veteran MOT was completed in June 2018.

Seller's estimate : 55000 / 65000
Starting bid: 45000
Dodge D11 Cabriolet Graber, 1939
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Dodge D11 Cabriolet Graber, 1939
Hermann Graber with his bodyshop in Wichtrach near Berne, certainly the most famous and talented Swiss coachwork designer/builder, made about 12 Cabriolets on the Dodge D11 chassis, with the car presented here most probably the only example left. The chassis was imported into Switzerland on the 30th August 1939 and its owner Hans Glaus from Kilchberg near Zürich commissioned a convertible body with Graber. Glaus then owned the car until his death in April 1960. After the decease of his wife in 1961, the car was sold to Gossau where it spent the next nine years in a barn. In the early 70-ies it was sold once more and found its way back to Zurich where the new owner had the car repainted in 1973. In September 1976 the Dodge changed hands once again, being bought by a collector from Berlin. He died eight years later and another German collector became the new owner in 1984. He had the original engine and all other technical aspects overhauled in 1986/7 in order to enjoy this unique car for a few years. By the mid 90-ies the Dodge finally found its way back into Switzerland where it formed part of a collection in Biel/Bienne until 2002. Until January 2012 the car was on display at the „Musée de l’automobile“ in Muriaux, where it was regularly exercised and used in classic rallies. The last seven years the Dodge remained with another notable enthusiast and collector. Original oil-change tags from 1952 and 1973, as well as the original leather would indicate the shown mileage of 85’000 km in the last 70 years to be true. A fantastic piece of Swiss Automotive history in remarkable condition with its last Swiss veteran MOT passed in March 2002. Simply a must for any admirer and collector of Swiss coachwork.

Seller's estimate : 40000 / 50000
Sold for $ 10
Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II Convertible Mulliner, 1961
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Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II Convertible Mulliner, 1961
According to works-records this gorgeous and very substantial motorcar was ordered in 1961 by Peter Rogers, specifying a "Drophead Conversion", right hand drive and "Regal Red" paint with a white interior. After changing hands in England for a number of times the Rolls-Royce was eventually exported to Sweden, where it received a comprehensive restoration a few years ago. The owner at the time decided to have the car converted to left hand drive and chose the color combination in which the Rolls is presented here today. In 2015 this breathtakingly elegant car was purchased and imported into Switzerland by the vendor. As one of only 107 original Dropheads built, the car features an electrically operated top, automatic gearbox of course, and rear pick-nick tables. Original SC II Dropheads rarely come onto the market and this example offers the unique chance to own one of the most elegant open top touring cars thinkable, in excellent condition, and with a recent MOT (incl. veteran status) completed in May 2018.

Seller's estimate : 280000 / 320000
Starting bid: 225000
Maserati Ghibli 4700, 1968
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Maserati Ghibli 4700, 1968
This breathtakingly beautiful coupé was registered new in Switzerland on the 20th June 1968. Research on the Ghibli has found two owners before the vendor was able to buy the car in very poor state in 2006. A 10 year meticulous restoration was carried out with a view to maintain originality as much as possible. The (matching-number) engine, the gearbox, axle, suspension and brakes were all thoroughly overhauled. The body was restored and starting with the bare metal, it received a primer, two coats of paint as well as three coats of clear varnish in the original shade of “oro metallico”. The interior received a thorough cleaning and the seats, as well as the middle console and the instrument panel were covered in new Conolly hide. The giant effort was rewarded in May 2017 with a successful Veteran MOT. This Maserati offers a chance to buy a much sought after first series example (with the more beautiful and desirable instrument panel) in its absolute original specification and in outstanding condition.

Seller's estimate : 365000 / 385000
Sold for $ 20
Ferrari 365 GT 2+2, 1970
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Ferrari 365 GT 2+2, 1970
This splendid "Queen Mary" has been with the consignor for 10 years. About 1000 km ago, it was completely restored and overhauled by the specialists of the Sportgarage Leirer. The car benefits from Borrani wire wheels, a high performance radiator, a more powerful alternator, etc. The 365 GT 2+2 is Ferrari Classiche certified, in excellent condition and comes with a Swiss registration as veteran car.

Seller's estimate : 300000 / 350000
Sold for $ 20
Bentley 4 1/4-Litre Concealed Drophead Coupe, 1938
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Bentley 4 1/4-Litre Concealed Drophead Coupe, 1938
In 1934 H.J. Mulliner first showed his revolutionary «concealed drophead» design on a 3 ½ litre Bentley chassis at the London Motor Show. The lowered hood was completely concealed under a flap, leaving a most elegant and clean line, undisturbed by the bulk of the hood fabric. Even the spare wheel was hidden and the ponton wings without running boards provided an elegant line unequalled by any of the competition. With the arrival of the 4 ¼ litre chassis, the design received minor alterations such as the spare wheel now integrated into the boot cover, and discrete running boards fitted. Only six chassis received elements from both designs, namely the concealed spare wheel and small running boards to facilitate entry. One of the six, Chassis B 173 LE was imported through Basle customs on the 29th September 1938 and delivered through AMAG in Zurich to its lucky first owner, textile manufacturer Walter Schoeller. He was a rather prominent figure, being the president of “Grashopper” sports club from 1934 to 1976, resulting in his nickname “Mr. GC”. He must have been rather fond of his “silent Sportscar” because it remained registered in his name at least until 1960, when the trail went cold and the Bentley disappeared until 2005 when it was discovered by an enthusiast in the proverbial shed. The odometer showed a mere (and perfectly believable) 81’823 km and the car was in remarkably good original condition, still with largely original paint and original leather interior. Because of the extended period of inactivity, the original engine (No. E 2 BJ) received a complete (and well documented) overhaul between October 2005 and July 2006. After registering the car in August 2006, it formed part of the collection of its finder before being sold to the current owner 3 years ago. To prevent any damage on the four-wheeled piece of art, he recently had an automatic fire extinguishing system installed in the engine compartment for more than 10'000 Swiss Francs. This Bentley 4 ¼ litre (much more sought after than the 3 ½) not only represents a lovely piece of history it is also one of the most beautiful prewar designs anywhere and those Bentleys really are an absolute delight to drive. It will be a most welcome entrant at any Rolls-Royce or Bentley meeting and will find open doors to any Concours event the new owner wishes to enter. The most recent Swiss veteran MOT was completed in February 2017 and this delightful and most elegant Bentley is, in all respects, “on the button”.

Seller's estimate : 295000 / 325000
Sold for $ 10
Ford Custom Country Squire Station Wagon, 1951
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Ford Custom Country Squire Station Wagon, 1951
Rare Ford Station Wagon from the last year of those legendary «Woodies» with real wood members to reinforce the coachwork. A flathead V8 with 100 hp and a 3-speed gearbox are enough to have a ball with up to 6 buddies and a couple of surfboards. The Country Squire was restored about ten years ago and is still in impeccable condition. In January 2019, 9’000 Francs were invested in various jobs, including a complete break overhaul. In addition, the radiator was recently overhauled as well and the last Swiss Veteran MOT was completed in April 2019.

Seller's estimate : 60000 / 70000
Sold for $ 20
Alfa Romeo GT 1300 Junior, 1972
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Alfa Romeo GT 1300 Junior, 1972
Bought on the 30th November 1972, this GT Junior was registered by Carlo Lazzaroni from Brembio near Milano as its first owner, on the 1st of December 1972. It was his one and all and was only used on special occasions. When, by now 81 years old, he sold the Alfa to Holland in 2005, it had covered a mere 18’000 km. The following years saw the Alfa used enthusiastically by its new owner and in 2014 the GT, still in completely original, unrestored condition, was sold into Switzerland. With only three owners and 53’500 km driven, the Alfa, certainly one of Giugiaro’s all-time masterpieces, is in unbelievably wonderful condition, perfect for any serious collector. The original service booklet as well as a copy of the first registration are with the car. The most recent Swiss veteran MOT was completed in July 2014.

Seller's estimate : 40000 / 50000
Sold for $ 20
Citroën DS 23 i.e. Pallas, 1973
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Citroën DS 23 i.e. Pallas, 1973
Splendid DS equipped with 5-speed manual gearbox, leather and air conditioning. This Citroen was first registered in Italy on the 21st December 1973 and subsequently imported into Switzerland about ten years ago. In 2011 the current owner acquired the car and between 2011 and 2015 commissioned a complete and thorough restoration with the well known specialists “Crescia SA” in St. Blaise. The car was completely dismantled and restored in minute detail. Receipts totaling in excess of 160’000 Francs substantiate the tremendous effort. The perfect condition of the DS, combined with the most recent Swiss veteran MOT, passed in April 2015, enable the new and very lucky owner to immediately enjoy the legendary comfort and unsurpassed styling of “his Godess” .

Seller's estimate : 75000 / 100000
Starting bid: 50000
Buick Special Convertible, 1955
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Buick Special Convertible, 1955
This magnificent Buick was restored more than 20 years ago in the USA and formed part of an American collection from 2004 to 2013. It was then bought by a collector who imported it into Switzerland. Some restoration documentation is still available. With its automatic gearbox, a hydraulically operated convertible top, chrome wire wheels and a Continental-kit, this Buick represents the epitome of true 50-ies American way of drive. Last Swiss MOT including veteran status completed in February 2019.

Seller's estimate : 55000 / 65000
Sold for $ 70
Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 Sprint, 1963
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Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 Sprint, 1963
This lovely Giulia Sprint was restored a number of years ago and, in order to get a bit more power, was converted to a two carburettor setup with two Weber 40 DCOE units, just like a “Speciale” from 1963. With the vendor for the last ten years, this timeless Bertone beauty is in very good general condition and should raise any true Alfisti’s pulse! The most recent Swiss Veteran MOT was completed in November 2016.

Seller's estimate : 55000 / 65000
Sold for $ 160
Mercedes 280 SE Coupé, 1968
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Mercedes 280 SE Coupé, 1968
This luxurious Coupé, equipped with leather interior and a 4-speed manual gearbox was registered on the 10th December 1968 in Zurich and, since 1983, is with its only second owner. The car has been driven a mere 80’000 km and presents itself in a good to excellent original condition. The most recent Swiss MOT was completed in October 2015; for a Swiss buyer a fresh MOT will be completed after the sale.

Seller's estimate : 50000 / 60000
Sold for $ 20