Bonhams will hold its 14th annual Monterey Week auction at the Quail Lodge in Carmel, California. The two-day sale will take place on Thursday and Friday, August 18-19, 2011.
The 2011 Bonhams Quail Lodge auction, held in connection with The Quail, A Motorsport Gathering, will feature approximately 130 cars and motorcycles, highlighted by the 1927 Bentley 6 1/2 Litre Sports Tourer, 1930 Bugatti Type 43 Supercharged Sports 2/4 Seater, 1954 AJS E95 Porcupine motorcycle and 1953 Ferrari 212 Inter Coupe by Vignale.
Bonhams also features many significant race cars, including the 1987 and 1988 12 Hours of Sebring-winning Porsche 962, 1966 Porsche 906, 1987 Porsche 962 Group C, 1979 Porsche 935 and the 1959 Sadler-Meyer Special.
“Throughout its 14-year history during the Pebble Beach Car Week, our annual automotive sale has always been renowned for its focus on competition cars,” said Mark Osborne, Head of the Motoring at Bonhams. “Some of the most legendary and awarded racing cars in history have been represented by Bonhams and this year we’re proud to continue that tradition.”
In 2010, Bonhams offered 102 automobiles for sale, with 79 finding a new owner, reflecting an 77.5% sales rate. Total sales volume was $18,029,690, inclusive of buyer’s premiums. The average price per car sold was $228,224. Top sale went to a 1972 Porsche 917 Interserie Spyder at $3,967,000. (See 2010 Bonhams Quail Lodge Report).
Admission to the 2011 Bonhams Quail Lodge auction comes with purchase of a catalog for $75, which admits two people. Previews for the motorcars and automobilia will take place on Wednesday, August 17th and Thursday, August, 18th from 10:00am – 5:00pm. Please note that entry to Bonhams’ previews and auctions does not require a ticket to The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, which is a separate event held by Quail Lodge on Friday, August 19th.
For more information, visit www.bonhams.com/quail or phone +1-415-391-4000.
Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction 2011 – Preview