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World's Most Expensive Car Collection Discovered In A Barn Which Are Exposed For Five Decades

A collection of car found hidden beneath a pile of old car magazines, with a number of 13 of the 100 most expensive cars ever sold which are now  broken-down, rusty, some of which date back to before the Second World War.

The cars were mostly collected by the entrepreneur, inventor and car enthusiast Roger Baillon between 1955 and 1965.


These car’s are no ordinary cars. The collection of cars includes the  famous brand of cars are Ferrari, Maserati, Delage, Bugatti,  Delahaye, Panhard-Levassor Hispano-Suiza, and Talbot-Lago.

The crown jewel was the Ferrari 250 GT California Spider with covered headlights,is one of only 37 cars ever made, which is valued at up to €12 million or $13.7 million.

When car enthusiast Roger Baillon, business was struggled, he solve almost  50 of his cars and The remainder of his other collection lay dormant in a shelters which are exposed to the elements for five decades.

His son, Jacques, who passed away last year, inherited the collection of cars 10 years ago after car enthusiast Roger Baillon died.

A Managing Director of Artcurial Matthiu Lamoure, with senior specialist Pierre Novikoff, received the call when they were on a field trip searching for rare finds.

As they were arrived, they were amazed to discover a whole fleet of valuable and expensive cars. Some of them were overgrown with vines, and others had sheets of metal piled on top of them.

After  many years of neglect and derelict of the cars which were weather-worn and rusted, and will require a much more loving restoration to bring them back to their former glory and they are being sold exactly as they were found.

This is a once in a lifetime discovery, no doubt this car’s is a collection like this can't fail to arouse the passions of those who love automobiles, as well as art and history enthusiasts.
"Never again, anywhere in the world, will such a treasure be unearthed."
source: cnn

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