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Preperations Underway for RM Auction’s Highly-Anticipated Battersea Sale

LONDON.- The focus of the collector car world returns to Central London, 26th October as RM Auctions lifts the gavel on a magnificent selection of 80 of the world’s finest automobiles at Battersea Evolution. Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2011, RM’s flagship UK sale is regarded as the UK’s most consistently successful, highest grossing collector car auction, a reputation earned over the years for its stunning consignments, record prices and strong international clientele. Last year’s auction, headlined by the famous 1964 Aston Martin DB5 James Bond movie car, achieved in excess of £19 million in sales with a strong 87% sell-through; bidders represented over 30 countries around the world. The 2011 auction promises to continue the momentum, presenting yet another exceptional roster of blue-chip automotive marques for the savvy collector. “The collector car market is vibrant,” says Max Gi