Bonhams, Goodings, and RM Sothebys: Top Auctions Leading Up to 2018 Amelia Island Concours

 

March 10, 2018 -- Of the 400+ vehicles sold at three of the top auction houses, Bonham, Gooding & Company, and RM Sotheby's, 20 vehicles sold for more than $1 million, with three of these cars exceeding $2 million. These were the top three sales during car week at Amelia Island:

  • 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/2 Alloy Longnose – sold for $2,530,000, including auction premium (Gooding & Company)
  • 2003 Ferrari Enzo - sold for $2,365,000, including auction premium (Gooding & Company)
  • 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Longnose – sold for $2,205,000, including auction premium (RM Sotheby’s)

Interestingly, the highest sale during the week, a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/2 Longnose, was part of a once-in-a-lifetime barn find pair that also included a 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra. Both cars had been parked and left untouched in the same garage since 1991. The 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra, also auctioned at Gooding & Company, sold for $1,045,000, including auction premium. Here is a summary of sales at three of the top auction houses.

9th Annual Gooding & Company Auction

Gooding & Company's auction, held March 9, garnered the two highest auction sales of the three top auction houses and achieved $35.9 million in total sales and a 95.4% sell-through rate.

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Long Nose Alloy (Barn Find) Sold for $2,530,000 (including auction premium) 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra (Barn Find) Sold for $1,045,000 (including auction premium) 2003 Ferrari Enzo Sold for $2,365,000 (including auction premium) 1956 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Seris 1 Coupe Sold for $390,000 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Sold for $1,050,000 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Sold for $145,000 1990 Porsche 962C Sold for $1,450,000 1967 Ford T40 MK IV Sold for $1,750,000 1974 Porsche 911 Carerra RSR 2.1 Reached High Bid of $5,400,000

 

20th Annual RM Sothebys Auction

RM Sotheby's, the official auction house for the Amelia Island Concours, held its auction on Friday, March 9. Total sales was $27.7 million, and they realized a 86% sell-through rate.

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Sold for $2,205,000 (including auction premium) 1928 Rolls-Royce Phantom I e'Toile Town Car Sold for $300,000 1932 Stutz DV-32 Convertible Coupe Sold for $490,000 1930 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S Boattail Cabriolet Sold for $1,250,000 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster Sold for $990,000 1930 Duesenberg Model J Imperial Cabriolet Sold for $900,000 1942 Packard Clipper One Eighty Convertible Victoria Sold for $360,000 1931 Marmon Sixteen Coupe Sold for $950,000 1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS Sold for $350,000 1931 Auburn Eight Custom Speedster Sold for $170,000 1947 Chrysler Town and Country Sedan Sold for $90,000 1964 Volkswagen 21-Window Microbus Sold for $112,500

 

4th Annual Bonhams Auction

Bonhams Auction was held on March 8 with $13.5-million in total sales and a 87% sell-through rate.

1957 Porsche 365A 1600 Sold for $400,000 2014 McLaren P1 Sold for $1,710,000 (including auction premium) 1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Carerra Sold for $570,000 1998 Viper GTS-R Sold for $81,000 1954 Hudson Hornet Convertible Brougham Sold for $56,000 1955 Jaguar XK140 MC Roadster Sold for $82,000 1956 Lotus Elven Le Mans Sold for Sold for $83,000 1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Carrera Sold for $570,000 1966 Shelby GT350H Fastback Sold for $82,000 1940 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe Sold for $78,000 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback Sold for $46,000 1970 Olds 442 W30 Sold for $66,000 1928 Minerva Model AK Town Car - Did Not Meet Reserve

 

 

Sale Prices are Hammer Prices, unless otherwise noted.

 

 

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