Barn Yard Find Unlocks £12m Aladdins Cave of Vintage Supercars
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A decaying barn yard in France, owned by a local wealthy business man, has unearthed a collection of cars ranging from the 1950s to the 1970s estimated to be worth at least £12 million pounds. Car enthusiast Roger Baillon collected 60 cars with the idea of opening a museum, over 50 years later they were discovered by a French auction house and today it was announced the whole lot will be auctioned off. 12-million-GBP-Barn-Yard-Find-D Some of the cars are extremely rare, one such in Baillon’s collection includes the Ferrari 250 GT Spyder California, only 36 were ever made and in mint, restored condition could fetch up to £5 million pounds on the open market. Most of the collection of cars have taken a battering from the elements as their barn yard surrounds slowly yielded to the weather, the most valuable were stored in better conditions and have remained relativity untouched. 12-million-GBP-Barn-Yard-Find-A Roger Baillon’s business went into a decline and thus he was unable to proceed with his grand museum plan, the collection has remained in permanent storage for 50 years until now. Baillon died around 10 years ago after which the collection came into the possession of his son Jacques who passed away last year. Only a few people in the business knew about the “secrets” of the barn yard. Jacques Baillon’s children subsequently inherited the cars and didn’t know about the full extent nor the true value of the collection until they called in specialists. 12-million-GBP-Barn-Yard-Find-C The entire collection is expected to draw wealthy car enthusiasts from around the world, a Bugatti is one of the main draws and also a rare 1956 Maserati A6G Gran Sports one of only 3 ever made. Rarity has a value and when the auction commences next February in Paris, the bids are expected to go through the roof.

Roger Baillons Extraordinary Car Collection

Amilcar C6 Berline

Amilcar CGS

Ariès Coach

Auto Union Cabriolet

Avions Voisin C15

Avions Voisin Limousine C15

Avions Voisin C7 par Gallé

Ballot 8 Cyl Limousine

Barré Torpédo

Berliet Coupé Chauffeur

Berliet Type VIGB 10HP Taxi Landaulet

Bugatti 57 Ventoux

Citroën Trèfle

Delage D6

Delage D8 coach

Delahaye 135 Cabriolet Faget Varnet

Delahaye 135 Coach Chapron

Delahaye 235 Coach Chapron

Delahaye 235 Coach Chapron

Delahaye 235 Coupé Chapron 

Delahaye Type 43 Coupé Chauffeur

Delahaye GFA 148 L

Delahaye Type 43 Camionnette

Delaunay Belleville Limousine VL8

Facel Vega Excellence

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider

Ferrari 308 GTS i

Ferrari 400

Ferrari Mondial 3.2L Cabriolet

Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet Millon-Guiet

Hotchkiss Cabriolet

Innocenti S Cabriolet

Jaguar type S 3.4 L

La Buire 12 A

Lagonda LG45 Cabriolet

Lancia Thema 8.32

Lorraine Dietrich B3/6 Plateau

Lorraine Dietrich B3/6 Torpédo par Grumman

Lorraine-Dietrich Torpédo

Maserati A6G 2000 Gran Sport Frua

Mathis FOH

Packard cabriolet Super Eight

Panhard-Levassor Dynamic Berline X77

Panhard-Levassor Dynamic Coupé X76

Panhard-Levassor limousine X72

Porsche 356 SC ex-Sonauto

Renault AX Torpédo

Renault Vivastella Cabriolet

Sandford cyclecar 3 Roues

Singer Cabriolet

Talbot Lago 11/6 Cabriolet

Talbot Lago Baby Cabriolet

Talbot Lago Baby Cabriolet

Talbot Lago Cadette 11

Talbot Lago Coach

Talbot Lago T26 Coach

Talbot Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupé Saoutchik

Talbot Lago T26 Record Coupé Saoutchik

Talbot Lago T26 Cabriolet Saoutchik

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