Lot 18

1927 Bugatti Type 40 ‘Break de Chasse’

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SOLD $445,000


$100,000 - $150,000| Without Reserve




714 (see text)

Car Highlights

A Distinctive, One-of-a-Kind Example of the Popular Bugatti Type 40

Formerly Part of the Famed John Shakespeare and Schlumpf Reserve Collections

History Documented in the American Bugatti Register and Data Book

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that this vehicle is titled as 40826, which is the chassis number stamped on the vehicle’s replacement engine. While the vehicle’s chassis tag was removed at some point, according to factory records reproduced in the American Bugatti Register and Data Book entry on file, this vehicle’s chassis number is 40485, the number published in the online catalogue. Please contact a Gooding & Company specialist for more information regarding this Lot.

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