So what will the headlines be saying on Sunday afternoon? There are 82 cars, one car transporter and one boat in the sale, and there are sure to be some shocks when the hammer falls – which is why we asked Bonhams’ Sholto Gilbertson for where he thinks the big surprises will lie. But first, here’s our selection of the likely top 10 big-ticket cars, with their guide prices – all £3 million worth of them…
1961 Aston Martin DP214 replica GT competition coupe, guide price £600-700,000.
1924 Bentley 3-Litre Red Label Speed tourer, £270-320,000.
1903 Clemont 12/16hp rear-entrance tonneau car, £250-300,000.
1965 ex-David Hobbs Lola T70 Spyder, £200-300,000.
2006 Ford GT, £250-300,000.
1968 ex-Alan Mann Racing Ford Escort Twin Cam, £200-250,000.
1964 Bentley S3 Continental Drophead, £190-220,000.
1966 Ferrari 330 GT Series 2 Berlinetta, £180-220,000.
2015 Alan Mann Racing Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe (engine extra!), £160-200,000.
1962 Jaguar E-Type 3.8-litre flat-floor roadster, £160-200,000.