18th Jul, 2023 10:00

TWO DAY: Toys for the Collector Auction

  Lot 397


A 1:8 Bugatti Type 35 by Jean-Paul Fontenelle

Sold for £2,400
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500

A 1:8 Bugatti Type 35 by Jean-Paul Fontenelle, finely detailed, handbuilt limited edition model, constructed from steel, brass, and aluminium parts, finished in Bugatti blue, with opening bonnet revealing detailed engine, cockpit with black leather seats, aluminium fascia with instrument panel, working steering, aluminium wheels with treaded rubber tyres, 'P.Fontenelle' impressed to underside, approx 470mm in length, with curved perspex display case, E, slight flat spots to tyres, minor marks where leather bonnet strap has sat on edge of radiator, presumably could be polished off