During the sale at the Goodwood Members Meeting, there will be 24 cars on sale from the collection of the Key auto museum in Turkey. That’s only part of the museum’s collection, the sale has to do with a change in the direction of the museum, Bonhams says.
Part of the auction at the Goodwood Members Meeting on April 7 will consist of cars from the Turkish Key Museum. There will be 24 cars from the museum being put up for sale, reports the Classic Cars Journal. According to Bonhams, the sale is the result of a change of direction at the museum.
Among the cars from the Key Museum are a 1938 Delage D6-70 Coupé de Ville, a 1908 Columbia Electric Victoria Phaeton, a 1958 Abarth 750 GT Double Bubble Coupé, a 1948 Chrysler NewYorker, and a 1956 Mercedes 300 SC. A Mercedes 300 SL has been withdrawn from the sale.
The Key Museum has a collection of 130 classic cars, 40 motorcycles and lots of automobilia and model cars. It is located near the city of Izmir and was founded in 2015. It is a privately owned museum, brothers Murat and Selim Özgörkey started collecting cars after buying their first classic Jeep in 2002. The collection of the museum consists of classic luxury cars, the oldest around 1900.
The Özgörkey family own one of the largest businesses in Turkey, which performs mainly in food and beverages, but also in construction and tourism. Also Özgörkey owns several automotive businesses in Turkey.