RM Auctions previews Ferrari sale event at Retromobile

. February 5, 2008

LONDON, England (February 4, 2008) – RM Auctions, the world’s leading auction house and restoration facility for vintage motor cars, invites automotive press, discerning collectors and enthusiasts to join them at this year’s Retromobile exhibition, when it gets underway in Paris later this week..

Regarded as one of Europe’s most prestigious indoor automotive events, the annual 10-day Retromobile exhibition will commence this Friday 8th February and run through until Sunday 17th February at the Port de Versailles in Paris. The RM exhibit, will be located in Hall 4, Stand D10.

“With our recent success in Europe, RM Auctions is poised to return to Retromobile this year and welcome established and new clientele,” said Max Girardo, Managing Director of RM’s European Division.

“Our Retromobile exhibit will preview our first European sale of the year, our Ferrari Leggenda e Passione event in Maranello in May, and we welcome new consignment interest for this event and our fall sale in London,” he added.

RM’s Retromobile exhibit will showcase two star attractions of the upcoming May 18 sale in Maranello – a 1958 Ferrari 250GT LWB California Spyder (s/n 0923GT) and a 1960 Ferrari 246S Dino Sports racer (s/n 0778). The cars are estimated to achieve values in the region of €2.5 million – €4 million when they cross the block in May. Also on display at the exhibition will be a car offered for sale from RM Auctions’ extensive private treaty sales division.

In addition to previewing the upcoming sale, RM’s car specialists and principals will be on hand to offer collectors a resource for auction and restoration services.

About RM Auctions Inc.
Celebrating nearly 30 years in the collector car industry, North American-based RM Auctions Inc. and its associated companies are responsible for acquisitions, restorations and sales of the world’s rarest and most valuable vintage automobiles, including recordbreaking sales in Maranello, Italy and London, England. RM’s restoration division achieved unprecedented accolades in 2006, when they earned “Best of Show” honors at the world’s top three collector car events in a single year. www.rmauctions.com

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