Auction company Worldwide Auctioneers allowed the club to land a truly rare Bugatti at an auction in September.
The Bugatti Type 57S Atalante Coupéc, from 1938, got under the hammer in September, and it is certainly not uncommon for this rarity to be put up for sale. But now is the time, auction house
Auctions all over the world It holds its annual auction for the 14th time – a two-day event on September 3rd and 4th.
What stands out a lot about the beautiful 57S Atalante Coupé-38, with its beauty, originality, proportions and award-winning features. (Photo: Auctioneers Worldwide)
The model wears an early Atalante body signed by French automaker Jungleuf, which has a sporty look and classic proportions – a long hood, wide screens and a compact cabin seating. (Photo: Worldwide Auctioneers)
David Sewell I have documented this car, the chassis number is 57641, which belongs to many important French groups – for example Henry Novus The Schlumberger Art Collection in Paris.
After restoration and restoration, the car was awarded best in class at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2016. (Photo: Worldwide Auctioneers)
The Type 57 was built between 1934 and 1940 and was then a technologically impressive model for the manufacturer. Gene, son of founder Ettori Bugatti, designed the Type 57, which also includes the S and SC models – Surbaissé for “lowed” and Compresseur for “compressor”. (Photo: Auctioneers Worldwide)
Only 710 Type 57 cars were built in various styles.
The Type 57S and 57SC Atalante, which were made in only 17 copies, are two-door coupe bodies named after the Greek heroine Alatalnte. They are considered the most beautiful bugatti ever and express the graceful spirit of Art Deco style. (Photo: Auctioneers Worldwide)
Sold November 15 1938
The car to be auctioned was bought by French customer Monsieur Baptivaut with chassis number 57641, according to an invoice from November 15, 1938. In 1951, the car passed to the Josie family. In 1960, Henri Nouveau, the famous Bugatti collector, ended up in Paris. In 2012, collector Michel Seydoux commissioned the entire Bob Smith Coachworks restoration in Texas. (Photo: Auctioneers Worldwide)
– We have a great interest in the Bugatti, as it is an important specimen,
He says : Rod Egan, the largest auctioneer at Worldwide Auctions as reported by Rob and continues
– Do not be surprised by the attention, it is a winner in its category at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Now I’m curious to see where this amazing car ends up this time around.
The last time a Bugatti 57S Atalante Coupé was sold at auction, it sold for $10.4 million.
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