HERSHEY, Pa. – The 1884-built four-wheeled De Dion-Bouton et Trepardoux, nicknamed "La Marquise," claimed to be the oldest running car had gone under the hammer on Friday at RM Auctions and amazingly it fetched whooping $4.6 million (including 10% commission of auction company).
|At RM Auction: $4.6 million fetched by the 1884-built world's oldest running car |
This 6-minute video, shared below, records the sale of the 1884 De Dion Bouton Trepardoux Dos-A-Dos Steam Runabout at the RM Auction at Hershey, Pennsylvania on October 7, 2011.
Reportedly, RM Auctions, had estimated that the car would sell for $2.2 million to $2.5 million but astonishing $4.6 million was the last bid by a buyer, whose name was not made public.
Follow the link below for continue reading and watching the video of auction process: