On Thursday 6 July, the Artcurial Motorcars team presented the 1964 Ferrari 250 LM for auction. After a lively battle between telephone bidders, the car sold for
15 771 200M € /17 164 664M $ including premium, with Maître Stéphane Aubert on the rostrum, alongside Matthieu Lamoure and Pierre Novikoff!
This work of art is one of two to have been preserved from the attrition of racing of the 32 examples built at Maranello. It is the model that won the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1965, 58 years before Ferrari’s magnificent victory in the race this year.
Founded in 2002, Artcurial, France’s leading auction house based in Paris, consolidated its leading position on the international art market in 2022.
With 3 sales locations in Paris, Monaco and Marrakech, the auction house achieved a sales total of 216.5 million euros in 2022. Artcurial covers all the major specialties including Fine Arts, Decorative Arts, Collectors’ Cars, Jewellery, Watches, Fine Wines and Spirits.
With a strong international bias, Artcurial maintains its presence abroad with offices in Brussels, Milan, Monte-Carlo, Munich and Marrakech, as well as a presence in Austria and Spain.
In April 2023, Artcurial established a presence in Switzerland by acquiring the auction house Beurret Bailly Widmer Auktionen with the aim of developing its network within this European zone.