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Vintage Lagonda To Make £1 Million Under The Hammer

A fascinating vintage Lagonda racing car, dating back to the 1930s, is set to fetch a staggering minimum of £1 million this Autumn when it goes up for auction in September of this year.

The 1939 Lagonda V12 Team Car, which competed in the prestigious Le Mans racing tournament that same year, was originally owned aristocratic Lord Selsdon and Oxford and Eton graduate Lord Waleran.

Back in the pre-World War II era racing days, it didn’t matter how inexperienced you were at racing or even driving – those with the cash to back up their enthusiasm had a chance to compete in renowned racing events like Le Mans. And these two Lords certainly had the cash to back it up!

Lord Selsdon was persuaded by his aristocratic partner to put up his £65,000 inheritance (nearly £3.5 Million in today’s money) to fund the project, and in 1939 the pair competed in the illustrious Le Mans racing competition – placing fourth, amongst professional drivers.

Now this prestigious vehicle, one of only two like it in the world, is set to go under the hammer at Bonhams – one of the world’s largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques.

It is due to go on display at Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed sale on 29 June and will finally go up for auction at the Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale on 15 September where it is expected to fetch well in excess of Bonhams’ £1 Million estimate.

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