For eleven years now, Bonhams has been gathering the most remarkable and historically significant vintage Aston Martins available and offering them at its annual sale at the automaker’s Works Service in Newport Pagnell. This year’s sale was its most successful, with record prices, bidders from five continents, and a final tally of $6.8 million.
Top sellers were a 1950 Aston Martin DB2 raced by Sir Stirling Moss, which fetched almost $750,000, followed by a rare DB5 convertible, which sold for $523,000. Among the other notable offerings were a 1968 DB6 Sports Saloon, described as “garaged and untouched for 30 years,” which fetched $181,000 and the event’s crowd pleaser, Â the so-called “Goldfinger “DB4, used in preparation for the film. It sold for almost double its pre-sale estimate, or $121,000.
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