Ferrari sold for 19.3 million euros

After a bidding dispute between three collectors, the Ferrari 290 MM from 1956 was auctioned last Saturday for 19.3 million euros. The sale price is in line with the expectations revealed by the auctioneer when the sale was announced back in November. The 290 MM led the first RM Sotheby's auction at the recently renovated Petersen Museum. During the seasons of 1956 and 1957, the 290 MM was driven by an incredible array of Scuderia Ferrari riders including Juan Manuel Fangio, Phil Hill, Peter Collins, Wolfgang von Trips, Olivier Gendebien, Eugenio Castellotti and later Stirling Moss, in [...]