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USA: Oldest surviving Porsche auctioned at Monterey's 2019 Autoweek02:44

USA: Oldest surviving Porsche auctioned at Monterey's 2019 Autoweek

United States, Peblle Beach, Monterey
August 15, 2019 at 08:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

A 1933 Porsche Type 64 commissioned by the German Nazi government was showcased to be put up for auction over the weekend as part of Monterey's 2019 Autoweek in Pebble Beach, Wednesday..

RM Sotheby's COO, Alain Squindo, said "We expect a catalogue estimate in excess of $20 million [€17.94 million], and it's totally generated a lot of interest as you can imagine because it's offering is a very unrepeatable opportunity ... only two were ever built. They were intended for competition cars at the time, and this is the only one to exist," he added.

The 1939 Type 64 is the first to carry the iconic 'Porsche' script. It was developed when the company was still offering vehicle development work and consulting, 10 years before it launched its first official car, the 356.

USA: Oldest surviving Porsche auctioned at Monterey's 2019 Autoweek02:44
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A 1933 Porsche Type 64 commissioned by the German Nazi government was showcased to be put up for auction over the weekend as part of Monterey's 2019 Autoweek in Pebble Beach, Wednesday..

RM Sotheby's COO, Alain Squindo, said "We expect a catalogue estimate in excess of $20 million [€17.94 million], and it's totally generated a lot of interest as you can imagine because it's offering is a very unrepeatable opportunity ... only two were ever built. They were intended for competition cars at the time, and this is the only one to exist," he added.

The 1939 Type 64 is the first to carry the iconic 'Porsche' script. It was developed when the company was still offering vehicle development work and consulting, 10 years before it launched its first official car, the 356.

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