A Märklin two-seater open roadster estimated at $30,000-40,000 at Morphy auctions in Denver, Pennsylvania.

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A stand-out attraction will be a group of three early German tinplate cars, part of a consignment of 40 vehicles that have a provenance to the well-known Donald Kaufman collection.

A Bing clockwork four-seater tourer carries an estimate of $15,000-20,000; a limousine and driver by Carette is guided at $12,000-18,000 and heading the bill at $30,000-40,000 is this Märklin two-seater open roadster.

Dating from 1905 in a hand-painted bluish-green finish, the clockwork powered car features an open rear tool compartment, a rubber spare tyre strapped down with leather and the original lamps.