When the nephew opened the doors to the garage, he found a dusty but special car. A car with a well-known brand name: an old Bugatti. No one had ever noticed the old man had this rare car in his garage since he led such a secluded life. The model in his garage, a Bugatti type 57 SC Atalante #57502 from 1937, was one of just 43 cars of its type ever made by the French car manufacturer.
Further research revealed that the rare Bugatti had had multiple owners, one of which was racing driver Francis Curzon. The Bugatti was sold to Dr Carr in 1955. However, since the license for the car had expired, the car had stayed hidden in the garage ever since 1960. Carr bought the car for 985 pounds, which was quite the sum of money in the 50s. After the family found it, the car was refurbished and eventually sold at an auction for a whopping 4 million dollars (which is about 3.5 million euros). The money was divided among the family members, who had never expected to become millionaires!
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