“For the past number of years our London sale has been a highlight on RM’s calendar of events, and this year we are once again very pleased with the results,” said Max Girardo, Managing Director, RM Europe.
Top sale at the RM Auctions London sale went to the “Most Famous Car in the World” 1964 James Bond Aston Martin DB5 that sold for £2,912,000, followed by the 1938 Talbot-Lago T23 Teardrop Coupe at £1,792,000 and the 2010 Pagani Zonda R at £812,000.
The impressive results of RM’s 2010 Automobiles of London event were generated by bidders from 30 different countries on the telephone, over the Internet and assembled in the standing-room-only venue. RM welcomed a number of first-time clients, with new bidders representing 33% of all registrations.
RM Auctions offered 106 cars for sale, with 92 finding new owners, reflecting an 87% sale rate. The total sales volume was £19,147,790 and the average price per car sold was £208,128.
In 2009, RM Auctions offered 84 cars for sale, with 69 finding new owners, reflecting an 82% sale rate. The total sales volume was £10,979,090 and the average price per car sold was £159,117. Top sale went to the 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Roadster that sold for £616,000.
RM concludes its 2010 event schedule with The Milton Robson Collection, scheduled for November 13 in Gainesville, Georgia, USA. For event details, including a full car list and digital auction cataloge, visit www.rmauctions.com.
Automobiles of London 2010 Auction Results – RM Auctions (listed by lot number)
[Source: RM Auctions]