Auctionata’s ‘Motorworld Classics’ sale set for Thursday

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One of only 23 short-wheelbase Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Pininfarina cabriolets for 1950 headed to auction | Auctionata photos
One of only 23 short-wheelbase Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Pininfarina cabriolets for 1950 headed to auction | Auctionata photos

On the heels of its recent “Ferraris Only” sale, Germany auction house Auctionata has announced its “Motorworld Classics” sale to be held October 10 with 40 vehicles available for bidding.

The sale is being held in conjunction with the Motorworld Classics fair, which runs October 8-11 in Berlin.

Highlights of the docket include a 1950 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Pininfarina cabriolet. The car, with 1,602 kilometers on its odometer, is one of only 165 built and one of only 23 short-wheelbase versions, the auction house said.

1968 Citroen DS 21 Usine cabriolet
1968 Citroen DS 21 Usine cabriolet

Another star car is a 1968 Citroen DS 21 Cabriolet Usine that was “overhauled” in a process that preserved original components.”

For more information, visit the Auctionata website.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.