In order to commemorate the maiden flight of the Mirage III C, ARTCURIAL will auction 600 lots retracing the history of the Conquest of the Air.
This multi-faceted auction will fulfill the passion of every passionate collector with a wide range of objects such as rare manuscripts and books, comic strip, 18th century prints, turn of the 20th century historical photographs and 1920’s posters, scale models, watches, scientific and cockpit instruments, spare part of supersonics including a cockpit, wings, and Concorde souvenirs.
The high-light of the sale is a full-size Mirage V-BR 21 plane exhibited in October in
front of the Hotel Marcel Dassault on the Champs Elysees in Paris.
The 600 lots mainly do come from three major French collections: the famous Perier Collection, the collection of a French gentleman, the Mirage III C.
To be auctioned on October 29th 2010, in Paris at the Hotel Marcel Dassault