To the collection of rare and breathtakingly expensive vintage automobiles that will be offered at the series of auctions surrounding the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, RM has added three exceptional Mercedes from the Lyon Family Collection. Heading the pack will be a 1935 500K Roadster by Sindelfingen.
Estimated to be almost as valuable is a stunning black 1939 540K Spezial (sic) Roadster with a body also created by Sindelfingen, This car resided for a time outside Moscow, stored in a Soviet General’s summer house. When exportation proved a problem, its new owner drove it across the border to Finland. It’s expected to sell for $3.4m-$4.5m. The third Lyon Mercedes is a 1936 540 K Spezial Coupe, also by Sindelfingen. This car represented Mercedes at the 1936 Paris Salon. RM anticipates it will sell for $3.25-$4.5m.
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