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170 Lotus 72The pick of a very fine selection is the 1929 Grand Prix Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 Super Sport, registration UV 819. In common with the 1750 SS (UU 79) that H&H sold for a record-breaking £503,000 in March, this much rarer 1500 SS was entered for the 1929 Irish Grand Prix by the UK concessionaire F W Stiles. Also in common with the 1750 SS, it won in the hands of former Russian Imperial Guard officer Boris Ivanowski, who took victory in the Saorstat Cup with it on the first day. The car finished a fine third overall for the meeting. £380,000-420,000. F1 filly The 1970 Lotus 72 chassis R1 made its debut at the Spanish Grand Prix in the hands of works driver John Miles. Despite lacking the suspension updates of the sister car of eventual 1970 World Champion Jochen Rindt, Miles achieved 7th place in the Dutch GP and 8th in the French round. The Lotus was then updated, renumbered R4 and provided to privateer Rob Walker to run for double World Champion Graham Hill. Once retired from works duty, it briefly passed to Swiss ace Jo Siffert before being purchased by double World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi for display purposes. £220,000-260,000. Established elegance A car of enormous stature and presence is the 1939 Lagonda V12 Le Mans Replica. Built by LMB Racing and finished in traditional British Racing Green, it carries an estimate of £140,000-160,000. Yet more imperious is the 1921 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost. First registered to Newfoundland businessman and philanthropist Sir Edgar Bowring, it was later bought to feature in the film Lawrence of Arabia, but never made the silver screen. £80,000-90,000. Once a Hooper-bodied two-door fixed Coupe that was proudly displayed on Hooper’s stand at the 1926 Olympia Motor Show, the Hispano Suiza H6B on offer was purchased by pioneer motorist and aviator Lt Commander Montague Graham White. After White’s death in 1961, the Hispano was acquired by Peter Hampton. It was he who fitted it with its genuine Brewster Landau carriage body that once belonged to the Woolworth family. Thereafter it has been known as ‘Peter’s Folly’. £70,000-80,000. The 1948 Bentley MK VI Supercharged Special was created for Victor Gauntlett by ‘Rusty’ Russ Turner. Clad with attractive two-seater bodywork by James Pearce, KMA 11 sports a 4.9-litre Bentley S1 engine and is said to be extremely rapid. £40,000-45,000. Sporting pedigree Lancia’s Ferrari-engined Stratos looks and sounds as amazing today as when it was introduced. The lovely green 1976 example being offered at Kempton was owned by historic rally competitor Don Pither for some 20 years. £90,000-100,000. The monster 1964 7-litre Ford Galaxie Racer was imported into the UK in 1988. Offered in HSCC/Historic Racing saloon spec., it carries an estimate of £40,000-45,000. The delightful 1951 LHD metallic green Allard K2 believed to have some Monte Carlo history. £35,000-40,000. Lacking any form of front wheel braking, though powered by a 7.2-litre engine, the 1924 Marmon Special Racecar Big 6 is doubtless quite a handful. £20,000-25,000. Stop press competition entries include: a 1961 F1 Coventry Climax-engined Cooper T53, a 1953 Tojeiro AJB with flat-four air-cooled engine and a 1935 Supercharged Single-Seat Racing MG PA. Model champions Among the many lots of automobilia is an amazing model collection celebrating all 28 F1 World Champions to date, together with the cars they drove – 160 altogether. £10,000-14,000.Tags: