12 August 2012
Aalholm Automobile Collection
Aalholm Collection, Nysted, Denmark
RM'S AALHOLM COLLECTION SALE ATTRACTS RECORD CROWDS, ACHIEVES IN EXCESS OF €10 MILLION
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RM Auctions continued its busy summer calendar of events, posting a spectacular €10.4 million (DKK 77,670,880) with 100 percent of all lots sold at its Aalholm Automobil Museum sale in Denmark.
Attracting unprecedented interest from around the world, thousands of enthusiasts descended on the historic Aalholm Automobil Museum on the southern Danish island of Lolland for the single-day sale to secure a piece of Danish history. In total, the five-hour auction presented 181 lots before an enthusiastic packed house, with multiple bidding wars erupting throughout the day between bidders in the room, on the phones, and over the Internet. Reflecting the strong international interest in the sale, bidders represented 34 countries from around the world, with bids coming in from as far afield as Russia, Japan, Malaysia, and the United States. Significantly, Denmark represented in excess of 30 percent of registered bidders, demonstrating fierce national interest in the Aalholm Collection.