Staggering in its breadth and quality, this beautiful collection is unquestionably one of the finest private collections of automobiles ever gathered by a single owner. Oscar Davis was a singular enthusiast that built a global reputation, known for acquiring some of the most impeccable examples of the world’s finest cars, beautifully maintained and presented, and with unmatched provenance.
The primary focus of the collection centers around the great Italian marques, with many of the finest examples of Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, and Maserati, all featured within his beautifully curated collection.
With its emphasis on fine European cars, you will find Maseratis, Alfa Romeos, and multiple historically significant Ferraris, including a 1953 Ferrari 375MM Spider. The Maserati marque is represented by its golden era of 1950s cars, including a 450S Spider and a A6G/54 2000 Spyder, both considered to be among the best cars of the era.
The Collection is not all about Italian pedigrees, though. One of the most significant cars to be offered, is the 1937 BMW 328 Mille Mille Bugelfalte, the Mille Miglia Class-Winning car with unique streamlined lightweight bodywork.
Highlights of the Oscar Davis Collection collection include:
1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300B $2,000,000 – $2,500,000
1937 BMW 328 Mille Mille Bugelfalte $9,000,000 – $10,000,000
1958 BMW 507 Roadster Series II $2,200,000 – $2,600,000
19XX Bugatti Type 57C Aravis $1,500,000 – $2,400,000
1953 Ferrari 375MM Spider $10,000,000 – $12,000,000
1936 Lancia Astura Cabriolet Series III $1,500,000 – $2,000,000
1955 Maserati A6G/54 2000 Spyder $4,000,000 – $5,000,000
1957 Maserati 450S Spider $10,000,000 – $13,000,000
1937 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS Teardrop Coupe $8,000,000 – $10,000,000
“We are proud and humbled that the estate of Oscar Davis has chosen RM Sotheby’s to manage one of the most prestigious automotive collections of our time. We are proud of our reputation in managing estate and large single-owner collections, and we are delighted to have been entrusted with such an iconic collection, comprising some of the finest cars to be offered to the market. We’re looking forward to continuing the success of 2022 at Monterey, where we will offer selected cars from The Oscar Davis Collection” – Gord Duff, Global Head of Auctions.
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