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Sir Peter Ustinov Aston Martin fetches £1.5m in Bonhams auction

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image captionThis 1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV Vantage Convertible originally owned by Sir Peter Ustinov was sold for £1,513,500
Auction house Bonhams' biggest ever Aston Martin sale - which included a 1962 model once owned by Sir Peter Ustinov - has made more than £10m.
More than 50 cars and 170 lots of automobilia were auctioned on Saturday at Aston Martin Works at Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire.
A 1962 DB4 Series IV Vantage Convertible, originally owned by Sir Peter Ustinov, sold for £1,513,500.
Sir Peter was an actor, writer and dramatist who died in 2004.
The highest priced car sold was a 1966 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible in Vantage specification which made £1,524,700.
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image captionInside the 1962 DB4 Series IV Vantage Convertible which sold for £1.5m
Tim Schofield, Bonhams' UK head of motor cars, said: "The quintessentially British marque of Aston Martin attracts interest from enthusiasts across the world, a fact demonstrated here as we took bids from all corners of the globe.
"This year's sale attracted a larger and more cosmopolitan interest than ever before..."

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