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  • $1.7m vintage Duesenberg stars at Amelia Island
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$1.7m vintage Duesenberg stars at Amelia Island

RM Auction's Automobiles of Amelia Island sale lived up to high expectations over the weekend, featuring a plethora of classic and historic automobiles.

Top lot went to none other than the 1930 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Sport Berline, a truly magnificent antique motor from John O'Quinn's collection of superb automobiles.


The 1930 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Sport Berline ($1,705,000)

Boasting a singularly innovative design - including never-before-seen wrapping doors and a revolutionary all-aluminum construction - the Model J carried an estimate of $1.2m-$1.5m.

Paraded before the wealthiest and most dedicated car collectors and enthusiasts in the world, it rolled off the auction block at a final hammer price of $1,705,000.


The 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta ($1,650,000)

The second-highest lot was one of two exceptional Fly Yellow-sprayed Ferraris featured in the sale. Of the pair, the 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta commanded a final value of $1,650,000.

Watch this space for more news on the RM's incredible Amelia Island sale.

In the run-up to the auction, Peter Wallman, car specialist at RM Auctions, had an exclusive chat with Paul Fraser Collectibles about the future of car collecting, which you can read here.

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