- Offered entirely without reserve on September 28 in Ohio.
- More than 30 rare and eclectic Porsche and Volkswagen cars.
- 356 lots of memorabilia and collectibles.
RM Sotheby’s is thrilled to release the complete catalogue for its offering of The Taj Ma Garaj Collection, set for 28 September in Dayton, Ohio, at the collection site. Offered entirely without reserve, the collection features more than 30 rare and eclectic Porsche and Volkswagen motor cars alongside 356 lots of memorabilia and collectibles from the late renowned collector, Mr. John Dixon.
Feature cars from the Taj Ma Garaj include a pair of legendary and extremely rare 356 models, including a beautifully restored, desirable “Four-Cam” 1957 Porsche 356 A Carrera GT Speedster by Reutter equipped with its original matching-numbers engine (Est. $1,500,000 – $2,000,000, without reserve) and a concours-quality 1952 Porsche 356 Cabriolet by Gläser, one of a believed two or three surviving in the U.S. (Est. $375,000 – $425,000, without reserve).
Modern examples of Porsche prowess are also represented, including a one-owner 2007 Porsche 911 GT3 RS special-ordered by John Dixon. John used the car infrequently, with total mileage at a mere 1,130 miles. The collectible high-performance Porsche comes to auction fully documented and accompanied by a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. It is as close to a new, just-off-the-assembly-line Porsche as one could imagine, ready to provide its next owner with both visual enjoyment and visceral excitement (Est. $225,000 – $275,000, without reserve).
Additional highlights include a matching-numbers 1967 Porsche 911 S Coupe, unquestionably among the finest, most original examples of the model in existence; an extensively optioned, one-of-a-kind 1997 Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe finished in paint-to-sample Pearl White Metallic (Est. $225,000 – $275,000, without reserve); a 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe showing fewer than 17,000 miles and claiming multiple concours awards; and an exceedingly original 1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTS Clubsport with a mere 47 km recorded (Est. $250,000 – $350,000, without reserve).
The motor car offering is complemented by an assortment of memorabilia including sought-after Porsche unobtainium, rare literature, collectibles, engines, and an assortment of arcade ephemera. Among particularly interesting and rare lots are a Porsche Helicopter Engine, a Rothmans Porsche 944 Challenge Billboard, an Arova-Porsche 212 Skibob, both a Porsche 356 Passenger Side and a Porsche 911 Driver Side Display cutaway, and a Porsche 356 Carrera Four-Cam Engine Block, no. 90869 (Est. $20,000 – $25,000, without reserve).
For further information on RM Sotheby’s Taj Ma Garaj Collection auction or to view all lots in the complete digital catalogue, please visit rmsothebys.com. Interested bidders are invited to call +1 310 559 4575 to register or to speak with a car specialist.
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