A 1931 Bugatti Sort 51 Thousand Prix auto has been uncovered as the most recent feature closeout part at Bonhams' Quail Lodge deal, which will occur in Carmel, California on 19 August.
Frame 51121 will be offered interestingly at open closeout, having been in the stewardship of its present proprietor for over 30 years.
The auto, which was purchased new by English privateer Master Howe, is one of just a modest bunch of Sort 51s with twofold overhead cam sets out arranged toward the 1931 season.
The auto brags a broad early race history, having been battled at the Nürburgring, Donington, Reims, Monza and Shelsley Walsh, and additionally being entered four times in the Monaco Fabulous Prix, where it completed fourth in 1932.
It was additionally determined at Brooklands by the colossal Tazio Nuvolari.
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