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:
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.
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.
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.
Bonhams Auction was held on March 8 with $13.5-million in total sales and a 87% sell-through rate.
Sale Prices are Hammer Prices, unless otherwise noted.
|For highlights of the 2018 Amelia Island Concours, click here.|