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Dr. Richard Riddell was a fixture in the greater US Bugatti society for over 50 years. He attended countless Bugatti Club tours and events, and also served as a class judge at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® for over 35 years. Dr. Riddell was a great friend to Gooding & Company prior to his passing in 2020, and his wife Bobbie is pleased that his model collection, assembled over numerous decades, will now move on to appreciative new homes. Over his lifetime, Dr. Riddell had numerous Bugattis in his collection, including Types 13, 35, 40, and 57.
The models resided in Dr. Riddell’s private study, and are of various makes, of varied materials and sizes, and exist in different states of completeness and repair, but all represent the love he held for the Bugatti marque.
This lot comprises approximately 55 varied models of competition Bugattis. Includes a gas-powered Type 35 tether car which will require restoration, 17" long.