|Bonhams breaks world record price for Aston Martin DB5 Convertible. A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible, one of only nine produced, sold for a remarkable £551,500 on 2 July at Bonhams annual Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia auction at Goodwood Festival of Speed. The sale fetched a magnificent £3,707,687 in total with a 75% sale rate.|
|There is always a lot of interest in the Automobilia Sale.||The 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible sold for £551,500.|
|Ex-James Bond '007' 1937 Bentley 4-1/4-litre Drophead Coupé
with coachwork by Gurney Nutting sold for £221,500.
|1958 model/1980s assembled 3.8-litre Lister-Jaguar 'Knobbly' Competition Sports Two-Seater sold for £232,500.|
|A 1962 Porsche 356B 1600 Cabriolet sold for £56,500. The ex-George Snively, 1956 Austin-Healey 100M Roadster went for £45,500.|
|Photos: Ian Burt|