Bonham Features Cars of 60s Icons Kennedy and Lennon

The Bonham Important Motor Cars and Fine Automobilia at the Grand Palais in Paris this Saturday features two cars tied to ‘60s icons Jackie Kennedy Onassis and John Lennon.
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The Bonham auction features the 1961 Cadillac Eldorado Pinifarina Jacqueline that was designed in tribute to then-First Lady Jackie Kennedy, who was huge popular in Paris and Europe for her sense of style and elegance. It has a value of up to $375,000. The auction also features John Lennon’s 1965 Ferrari 330 GT. It has an estimated value of €120,000 - 160,000 (Euros) or approximately $160,000 to $212,000.

So, cars of ‘60s icons not your thing? Well, if you have the money, Bonham has some other significant cars, including a couple owned by royalty. Other fine automobiles included in the Bonham auction are:

  • 1939 Bentley 4¼-Litre Drophead Coupé
  • 1930 Bugatti Type 46
  • 1933 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix Two-Seater owned by the late Fitzroy John Somerset, the 5th Baron Raglan
  • 1930 Ex-Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS Spyder Zagato
  • 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet C
  • 1964 Aston Martin DB5
  • 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 3.0-Litre Sports Saloon, Formerly the property of His Majesty King Baudouin of Belgium
  • 1900 De Dion Bouton Type E Vis à Vis
  • 1953 Packard Carribean
  • 1990 Rolls-Royce Phantom 6 cream Landaulette

How does one purchase cars of ‘60s icons John Lennon and Jackie Kennedy? Just head over to The Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill, in Paris this Saturday, Feb. 5. The cars go on the auction block at 4 p.m. (10 a.m. EST). Be prepared to bring a little extra cash because there is a 15 percent buyer’s premium on the cars.

Photo courtesy of Bonham


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