Gooding & Company Pebble Beach 2010 – Auction Results

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider CompetizioneGooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction 2010 was held Saturday, August 14th and Sunday, August, 15th at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. Gooding & Company’s 6th annual auction, held in association with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, sold $64.59 million in collector cars.

“We went into this year’s Pebble Beach Auctions with high expectations because of the sheer number of extraordinary cars we had consigned,” says David Gooding, President and founder of Gooding & Company. “In addition to a packed auction tent brimming with new guests and enthusiasts from around the world, our highest-ever Pebble Beach weekend results at $64.59 Million speak for themselves and I couldn’t be happier.”

Top sale at the Gooding & Company Pebble Beach 2010 auction went to the 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione at $7,260,000, followed by the 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza at $6,710,000 and the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta SEFAC Hot Rod at $6,105,000. All three represent world record prices for auctions.

Gooding & Company’s top ten automobiles sold during the Pebble Beach 2010 sale:

* Lot 46 – 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione at $7,260,000
* Lot 117 – 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza at $6,710,000
* Lot 133 – 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta SEFAC Hot Rod at $6,105,000
* Lot 127 – 1928 Mercedes-Benz S 26/180 Boattail Speedster at $3,740,000
* Lot 146 – 1995 McLaren F1 at $3,575,000
* Lot 138 – 1956 Maserati 200SI at $2,640,000
* Lot 19 – 1951 Ferrari 340 America Spider at $2,530,000
* Lot 122 – 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Sport Cabriolet A at $2,145,000
* Lot 57 – 1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Speciale at $1,870,000
* Lot 54 – 1966 Ford GT40 Mk I at $1,650,000

Gooding & Company offered 135 automobiles for sale, with 106 finding a new owner, reflecting a 79% sales rate. Total sales volume was $64,592,250, inclusive of buyer’s premiums. The average price per car sold was $609,360.

Gooding’s 2009 Pebble Beach auction netted $50,753,850, with top sale going to the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder at $5,115,000. In total, Gooding offered 159 cars for sale last year, with 92 finding new owners, reflecting an 81% sale rate. The average price per car sold was $396,514.

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For more information, contact Gooding & Company at (310) 899-1960 or visit www.goodingco.com.

Please check back for Auction Editor Rick Carey’s full report from Gooding’s Pebble Beach 2010 sale.

Gooding & Company Pebble Beach 2010 – Auction Results

1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza

1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza - Sold for $6,710,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $6,500,000 - $8,500,000. Genuine factory-built third-series Monza; driven by Renato Balestrero to the 1947 Italian Sports Car Championship, competing at such venues as San Remo, Gran Prix of Bari, Circuito di Senigallia, Circuito di Modena and Circuito di Voghera; coachwork by Brianza; unbroken ownership history from new.

1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta SEFAC Hot Rod

1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta SEFAC Hot Rod - Sold for $6,105,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $6,000,000 - $8,000,000. Ferrari classiche-certified, matching-numbers example is one of 20 SEFAC Hot Rods built; Scuderia Serenissima team car; finished 3rd overall at 1961 Tour de France; raced in period by Trintignant, Hill, Bonnier and Gendebien; recent recipient of two-year Ferrari Classiche restoration.

1928 Mercedes-Benz S 26/180 Boattail Speedster

1928 Mercedes-Benz S 26/180 Boattail Speedster - Sold for $3,740,000 versus unavailable pre-sale estimate. One-off aluminum coachwork by Murphy; owned by Zeppo and Chico Marx; participant in the famous 1932 Muroc match race; featured in the 1935 film Sylvia Scarlett with Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant; offered via public sale for the first time.

1956 Maserati 200SI

1956 Maserati 200SI - Sold for $2,640,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $2,400,000 - $2,700,000. Chassis 2401 was the factory works team and development car for many years; captured podium finishes at Nurburgring, Napoli, Caraccas and Bari at the hands of Stirling Moss, Jean Behra and Piero Taruffi; competed in the Cuban Grand Prix, Mille Miglia, Monza, Targa Florio and at that the Grand Prix of Rome; retains factory-delivered engine, chassis and bodywork.

1955 Maserati A6G/54 Berlinetta

1955 Maserati A6G/54 Berlinetta - Sold for $1,595,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $1,400,000 - $1,800,000. Coachwork by Zagato; chassis number 2105; eligible for top events worldwide.

1951 Ferrari 340 America Spider

1951 Ferrari 340 America Spider - Sold for $2,530,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $2,000,000 - $2,600,000. One of five 340 America Vignale Spiders produced; retains original chassis, engine and coachwork; chassis number 0140 A; from estate of Gil Nickel.

1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Specialé

1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Specialé - Sold for $1,870,000 versus unavailable pre-sale estimate. One-off 1969 Paris Auto Salon; first of six custom-bodied Daytonas; formerly owned by Yoshiho Matsuda.

1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT

1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT - Sold for $1,155,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $850,000 - $1,100,000.

1966 Ford GT40 Mk I

1966 Ford GT40 Mk I - Sold for $1,650,000 versus unavailable pre-sale estimate. Chassis P/1065; one of 31 original road coupes; fully documented history from new; formerly owned by John McCaw and Frank Sytner.

1995 McLaren F1

1995 McLaren F1 - Sold for $3,575,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $2,500,000 - $3,500,000. California registered, US delivery car; less than 3,500 miles.

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione - Sold for $7,260,000 versus unavailable pre-sale estimate. Chassis 1603 GT finished 5th overall at the 1960 12 Hours of Sebring and 3rd overall at the 1960 Nassau TT; only LWB California with an alloy body, covered headlights, disc brakes, Tipo 168 competition engine, outside filler, velocity stacks and long range fuel tank; Ferrari Classiche certification; finished in its original 1959 racing livery.

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Sport Cabriolet A

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Sport Cabriolet A - Sold for $2,145,000 versus unavailable pre-sale estimate.

1921 Mercer Series 5 Raceabout

1921 Mercer Series 5 Raceabout - Sold for $308,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $250,000 - $300,000.

1950 Ferrari 166 Inter Barchetta

1950 Ferrari 166 Inter Barchetta - Sold for $753,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $750,000 - $1,000,000.

[Source: Gooding and Company]

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