Automobilia and Collecting

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The department that deals with the organization of automobilia auctions and collectibles, is one of the most recent departments of the Maison Bibelot Auction House. Created to meet the needs of an ever-growing and curious clientele for collecting the world of automobiles, the department organizes an automobilia auction once a year, where enthusiasts can find objects ranging from posters, memorabilia, watches and photographs, from signs to key rings, to various collectible objects belonging to the world of classic and sports cars.

Giovanni Bossi

Giovanni Bossi

Head of Department
Giovanni Bossi, graduated in Geology at Pavia University, is a GIA Graduate Gemologist (Gemological Institute of America), the most important scientific organization worldwide for gems. Founder and Chairman of the Andergassen Foundation for gems, he is a member of the Executive Committee of the Borsa Diamanti d'Italia since 1995. He has managed development projects in the gem market which were financed by the World Bank and the European Union; he has also worked in countries such as Zambia, Namibia, Malawi, Tanzania, Fiji Islands, etc. He has written several articles and books on gems and has held courses on jewel appraisal. He works independently in Milan and is a member of the experts of the local Chamber of Commerce. His passion is his Automobilia Archive, among the widest in Italy, an important study point for students and fans. Il suo archivio privato, uno dei più importanti in Italia, è un punto di riferimento per studiosi ed appassionati.