Here's Your Chance to Assemble a World-Class Car Collection in One Day

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At the upcoming sale from international auction house Bonhams near Geneva on Sep. 29, you have the opportunity to acquire a world-class car collection in one fell swoop. 

A great lineup of classic collector cars with reasonable estimates is set to cross the block, and the beautiful setting doesn't hurt either. 

From Italian to English and German the selection on offer is top-notch but not obscenely expensive. Here are our top picks:

1933 Aston Martin Le Mans 1 ½-litre Series II Tourer

One of only 17 long wheel-base Series II cars, previously ownedby a Greek shipping magnate and extensively restored in 2013 by a Swiss specialist,  it's eligible for the Mille Miglia. Its estimate is $350,000–$400,000.

1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport Cabriolet

A classic Alfa Romeo eligible for all the most important historic rallies, Concours d'Élégance events and other prestigious gatherings, this beauty features coachwork by Pinin Farina. Estimated at $380,000–$440,000.

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL ‘Gullwing’ Coupé

Restored to concours condition, this example of the "sports car of the century" and the fastest production car of its day was originally delivered new in Montreal, Canada. Estimated at $1.1 million–$1.4 million.

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

The successor to the 300 SL coupe, the roadster is equally rare and just as gorgeous; this very original example has a matching numbers engine. Estimate $780,000– $1.1 million.

 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE

The steal of the sale, this is a matching numbers example of Ferrari’s first factory-produced four-seater grand tourer, and a very solid investment. Estimated at $300,000–$350,000.