Six Nations of Luxury Assets 2016

With the Six Nations getting underway, I thought it would be fun to put together some of the most famous luxury assets from each nation. Without further ado, here they are:

England

Land Rover 2000000
Land Rover 2,000,000

This Land Rover features contributions from a host of celebrities including Bear Grylls and Virginia McKenna. Made in celebration of the Defender’s history, this model sold at a Bonham’s charity auction for a record £400,000 in December 2016.

France

Dom Perignon 1959 Vintage Rose Champagne
Dom Perignon 1959 Vintage Rose Champagne 

This champagne is so exclusive that two bottles of it sold for an astounding $84,700 at a New York City auction in 2008 – that’s almost £57,000! Up until then, this year had never been available to the public.

Ireland

Dragon’s Chair – Eileen Gray
Dragon’s Chair – Eileen Gray

Eileen Gray’s chair sold at Christie’s for roughly £19,000,000 in 2009 in a sale dedicated to the collection of Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Berge.

Italy

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Berlinette
1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Berlinette

A classic amongst classics, it is considered one of the best sports cars of the 1960’s. One of these Ferraris is coming up for sale at Retromobile in Paris on the 4th of February, with estimates of £1.4m – £2.5m.

Scotland

Macallan M Whiskey
Macallan M Whiskey

This is the most expensive whisky in the world selling for £381,620 in January of 2014. Only four of the special Lalique decanters were produced, and this was the only one offered to the public.

Wales

Above Carneddi, No.2, Kiffyn Williams
Above Carneddi, No.2, Kiffyn Williams

Kiffyn Williams is one of Wales’ most famous artists, known for his immediately recognisable paintings of Welsh landscapes. Williams joined the RA in 1975, in the middle of Welsh rugby’s second Golden Age.

Related Posts:

Top 5 Rarest Porsche Models

1960s Classic Cars – Our Top Five Countdown

What a luxury watch can say about you?

Who is the greatest art forger of all time?

About the Author:

Anthony writes about luxury asset trends for Borro Private Finance.