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swedish museum to auction exhibits in paris

The world-renowned MC Collection Motorcycle Museum will offer 18 of its exhibits at auction. The Italian machines will be sold by Bonhams at the Grand Palais Sale, taking place 4 February, 2016, in Paris.

The Stockholm-based museum was founded in 1999 by enthusiast Christer R Christensson, who, together with motorcycle historian Ove Johansson, assembled a world-class collection of motorcycle masterpieces.

The selection features a trio of Ducati motorcycles, including a 1983 Ducati 900 S2, estimated at €7000-€9700, a 1972 Ducati Scrambler 450 (pictured), estimated at €9800-€14,000, and a 1969 Ducati Scrambler 250, estimated at €5600-€7000.

Further highlights include a 1980 Bimota SB2 (pictured), estimated at €21,000-€25,000, a 1954 MV Agusta Disco Volante (pictured), estimated at €11,000-€17,000, and a 1948 Gilera Saturno, estimated at €11,000-16,000.

www.bonhams.com

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