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Iconic Jaguars, Mustangs, and Ferrari up for auction in Ian Cummins lot

By Cameron Kirby, 12 Oct 2017 News

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Classic car collector’s estate puts 22 cars up for auction

IAN Cummins could have lived with the motto: “He who dies with the most toys wins.” Now it’s your chance to nab a few toys, with Shannons auctioning 22 cars from Cummins’ collection on behalf of his estate.

For those who didn’t know Cummins, he was a historian and car collector with a fantastic taste in automobiles. He died last year, aged 77.

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A selection of the vehicles from his collection that are due to go under the hammer include a pair of racing Jaguar re-creations – a 1955-style D Type and 1953-style C Type – as well as four Shelby Mustangs from sequential years (1965-68), and a 1987 Ferrari Testarossa.

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Those cars are just part of his collection, which will be the centrepiece of a Shannons auction in Melbourne in November.

Other highlights from the auction include a 1951 Jaguar XK150S, 1966 Jag E-Type, a left-hand-drive 1969 Ford Boss 302 Mustang fastback, and a Ford Mustang Boss 429 Mustang Fastback.

Ian Cummins shannons auction auction JaguarIn total, 50 classic cars, and more than 40 pieces of memorabilia will go under the hammer during the auction, including a 1996 HSV VS GTS-R “Atomic Banana” with no reserve.

The Melbourne Summer Classic Auction will take place on November 27 at Cheltenham, Victoria.

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