British Motor Museums

12th December 2014

FANTASTIC BARN FIND Over 60 rare cars have been discovered in a barn in France. Estimated to have a value of some £10 million it includes cars from the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. A Ferrari California SWB was semi submerged under bundles of old magazines. Four Maserati A6G Berlinettas were in the find, they have coachwork by Frua and date from 1956. There are many great coach built cars including three Talbot Lago T26’s with coachwork by Saotchik and an extravagant cabriolet once owned by King Farouk of Egypt. Three Voisins, a Bugatti Type 57 Ventoux, eight Delahayes, a Facel Vega Excellence, Hispano Suiza H6B and a Lagonda Cabriolet are amongst other rarities. The collection is being auctioned at the Articurial sale in Paris, France, on Friday 6th February during the Retromobile classic car show. For further information go to the website: http://www.artcurial.com/pdf/presse/2015/cp-Collection-Baillon-en.pdf END 12.12.14

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