Media Release


RM SOTHEBY'S MONTEREY 2017 – MILLION-DOLLAR-PLUS SALES

Monterey

RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale, August 18 – 19, was another resounding success, achieving a remarkable $133 million in auction and post-auction private sales with 88 percent of all lots sold. The two-evening sale saw a number of motor cars establish new world auction records and a tremendous 32 lots achieve individual million-dollar-plus results. See a complete list of these lots below:

 

Lot

Car

Final Price

148

1956 Aston Martin DBR1 (CHASSIS NO. DBR1/1) - World record for a British car sold at auction

$22,550,000

220

1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta (CHASSIS NO. 2985)

$8,305,000

147

1959 Aston Martin DB4GT Prototype (CHASSIS NO. DP199/1)

$6,765,000

140

1955 Ferrari 121 LM Spider (CHASSIS NO. 0546 LM) - World record for the model at auction

$5,720,000

249

1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series III Coupe (CHASSIS NO. 1305 SA) - World record for the model at auction

$5,335,000

152

1950 Ferrari 166 MM/212 Export "Uovo" (CHASSIS NO. 024 MB)

$4,510,000

252

1954 Ferrari 500/735 Mondial Spider (CHASSIS NO. 0448 MD) - World record for the model at auction

$3,850,000

256

1970 Porsche 908/03 (CHASSIS NO. 908/03-003)

$3,575,000

241

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy (CHASSIS NO. 07933)

$3,575,000

227

2015 Ferrari LaFerrari (CHASSIS NO. ZFF76ZFA9F0211998)

$3,410,000

133

1930 Bentley 6½-Litre Speed Six Sportsman’s Saloon (CHASSIS NO. HM2861)

$3,410,000

218

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 (CHASSIS NO. 10147)

$3,025,000

245

1969 Ferrari 365 GTS (CHASSIS NO. 12163)

$2,722,500

257

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Cabriolet A (CHASSIS NO. 154146)

$2,585,000

229

2014 Pagani Huayra Tempesta (CHASSIS NO. ZA9H11UAXESF76059) - World record for a Pagani at auction

$2,420,000

142

1952 Ferrari 342 America Cabriolet (CHASSIS NO. 0232 AL) - World record for the model at auction

$2,255,000

234

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spider (CHASSIS NO. 15007)

$2,172,500

150

1935 Aston Martin Ulster Competition Sports (CHASSIS NO. B5/549/U)

$2,172,500

230

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder (CHASSIS NO. WP0CA2A15FS800089) - World record for the model at auction

$1,842,500

246

1936 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Offener Tourenwagen (CHASSIS NO. 123724)

$1,540,000

222

1991 Ferrari F40 (CHASSIS NO. ZFFMN34A9M0087895)

$1,540,000

239

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing (CHASSIS NO. 198.040.7500069)

$1,485,000

248

1929 Duesenberg Model J Convertible Coupe (CHASSIS NO. 2168)

$1,430,000

251

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster (CHASSIS NO. 198.042.10.002607)

$1,375,000

233

2006 Lamborghini Concept S (CHASSIS NO.ZHWGE32T86LA00001)

$1,320,000

243

1925 Bugatti Type 35C Grand Prix (CHASSIS NO. 4572)

$1,155,000

244

1953 Cunningham C-3 Coupe (CHASSIS NO. 5223)

$1,100,000

154

1964 Shelby 289 "Lindauer Cobra" (CHASSIS NO. CSX 2344)

$1,100,000

261

1976 Lamborghini Countach LP 400 'Periscopio' (CHASSIS NO. 1120172)

$1,034,000

117

1964 Maserati 5000 GT Coupe (CHASSIS NO. AM103 016)

$1,017,500

124

1936 Auburn Eight Supercharged Speedster

$1,017,500

247

1951 Porsche 356 1500 Coupe (CHASSIS NO. 11111) - World record for a Pre-A Porsche 356

$1,017,500

 

*Please note that results are listed in USD and are inclusive of a 10 percent buyer’s premium. Results include auction and post-auction private sales.

Alexander Weaver

aweaver@rmsothebys.com

+1 864 313 6844
California, United States

Alexander Weaver joined RM Sotheby’s in 2011 as a Car Specialist after graduating from Furman University in South Carolina. Born... read more

Augustin Sabatié-Garat

asabatie-garat@rmsothebys.com

+44 (0) 74 1511 4179
United Kingdom

Augustin Sabatié-Garat joined RM Europe in 2012 as a Car Specialist after more than a decade in the collector car hobby. Gradua... read more

Barney Ruprecht

bruprecht@rmsothebys.com

+1 203 912 7168
Ontario, Canada

Barney’s interest in classic cars began at an early age after being introduced to his father’s all-original 1965 Porsche 911. Barney l... read more

David Swig

dswig@rmsothebys.com

+1 415 302 2247
California, United States

David Swig joined RM Sotheby’s West Coast division as a Car Specialist in May 2015. David is a life-long automobile enthusi... read more

Don Rose

drose@rmsothebys.com

+1 617 513 0388
United States

Don joined RM in 2006 after several years of professionally trading sports and classic cars, and after earning a reputation as a noted... read more

Donnie Gould

dgould@rmsothebys.com

+1 954 566 2209
Florida, United States

Donnie Gould joined the RM team in 2002 as a partner and Car Specialist after more than two decades in the vintage automobile auction ... read more

Gord Duff

gduff@rmsothebys.com

+1 519 352 4575
Ontario, Canada

Gord Duff began his journey with RM Sotheby’s in 1998. Since then, he has gained an intimate knowledge of a variety of marques a... read more

Jake Auerbach

jauerbach@rmsothebys.com

+1 310 559 4575
California, United States

Jake Auerbach got his start in the automotive industry at an early age, spending his summers during high school working at a classic c... read more

Kurt Forry

kforry@rmsothebys.com

+1 717 623 1638
California, United States

Having worked for Bonhams’ Automobilia department for over 10 years, Kurt Forry joined RM Sotheby’s with more than a decad... read more

Matt Malamut

mmalamut@rmsothebys.com

+1 805 231 6410
California, United States

A long-time car enthusiast and Southern California native, Matt studied Automotive Technology at San Diego Miramar College and complet... read more

Michael Squire

msquire@rmsothebys.com

+44 (0) 20 7851 7070
United Kingdom

Michael Squire joined RM Sotheby’s European Division in the summer of 2016. He comes to RM with a prestigious racing background ... read more

Mike Fairbairn

mfairbairn@rmsothebys.com

+1 519 352 4575
Ontario, Canada

As one of the three founding partners of RM Sotheby’s, Mike has a long-standing interest in the classic car industry. Graduating... read more

Oliver Camelin

ocamelin@rmsothebys.com

+44 (0) 75 0110 7447
United Kingdom

With an extensive background in exotic sports car history and sales, a particular passion for American curves, and fluency in three la... read more

Paul Darvill

pdarvill@rmsothebys.com

+44 (0) 20 7851 7070
United Kingdom

Paul Darvill joined the RM Sotheby’s European team at the beginning of 2015. Paul holds a degree in French and Politics from the... read more

Pete Fisher

pfisher@rmsothebys.com

+1 519 784 9300
Ontario, Canada

Pete Fisher was first introduced to antique cars in high school, working for Classic Coachworks in his hometown of Blenheim, Ontario. ... read more

Shelby Myers

smyers@rmsothebys.com

+1 310 559 4575
California, United States

Shelby Myers grew up with the classic car industry infused into every aspect of his life. He had the unique opportunity to watch the R... read more

Tonnie Van der Velden

tvandervelden@rmsothebys.com

+31 653 84 19 60
United Kingdom

Tonnie Van der Velden joined RM Sotheby’s European division in September 2015 as a Car Specialist. A lifelong enthusiast, Tonnie... read more