The car has been stored for most of 50 years. It has a racer's provenance. It is arguably one of the most beautiful body styles ever crafted on an English Wheel. It will fit nicely into the unrestored penchant the market has shown over the past few years.
I'd say this is a "Perfect Storm" car but Bonhams may well struggle to gavel it to a new record. This stunner sold at the Gooding Auction and brought the highest price ever paid for an automobile.
They are beautiful machinery.