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RM and Sotheby’s Offer a Century of Automotive History and Design in New York City

DELAHAYE TYPE 135 COMPETITION COURT TEARDROP COUPÉ, 1936

DELAHAYE TYPE 135 COMPETITION COURT TEARDROP COUPÉ, 1936

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Excitement is mounting for RM Auctions and Sotheby’s Art of the Automobile sale and exhibition, November 18–21, at Sotheby’s New York. This will be the first major collector car auction to be held in Manhattan in over a decade. The sale will lift the gavel on an elite roster of 34 of the world’s finest vehicles, 18 of which are expected to garner in excess of $1 million. The catalogue spans over a century of automotive design, from a Brewster-built Vanderbilt family carriage to a modern, one-off Bugatti Veyron supercar, and celebrates the automobile as a singular achievement at the crossroads of art, technology, and innovation.

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