Tag Archives: Bonhams

  • Lucky Strike Spy Camera: 1 of 2 in the World Going to Auction

    Lucky Strike Spy Camera: 1 of 2 in the World Going to Auction

    Back in the late 40s/early 50s, the United States Signal Corps commissioned the Quavas Corporation to build an espionage gadget right off of James Bond or Maxwell Smart’s playbook: A Lucky Strike Spy Camera. The prototypes weren’t up to snuff and the contract ended up going to another company, but now one of the two […]

  • 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Roadster Hitting Auction Block

    1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Roadster Hitting Auction Block

    One of the most coveted automobiles of the past quarter century (or more) would have to be the 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Roadster, in part because there were only a total of six of them made. Now, the very first one is set to hit the auction block later this month, where it’s expected to […]