AAR Gurney-Weslake Eagle at Gooding Pebble Beach 2013

Gooding Pebble Beach 2013 – Auction Preview

The Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auction 2013 will be held Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August, 18th at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. Gooding’s 10th annual auction, again held in association with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, will feature approximately 160 cars, including 35 estimated to reach bids in excess of $1,000,000.

The Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2013 sale has several major offerings, highlighted by the 1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante; 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione; 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra Competition Roadster; 1955 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione; 1957 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France 14-Louver Berlinetta; 1966 AAR Gurney-Weslake Eagle Mk 1; 1929 Bentley Speed Six Grafton Coupe; 1997 McLaren F1; 1959 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Coupe Speciale; 1967 Ferrari 365 California Spider; 1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix and 1956 Maserati 150S; among others.

A host of important Porsches will also feature prominently at the 2013 Gooding Pebble Beach auction, headlined by the 1964 904 Carrera GTS; 1956 356 A 1500 GS Carrera Coupe; 1956 Porsche 356 1500 GS Carrera Speedster; 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR; 1973 Porsche 911 2.7 Carrera RS; 1996 Porsche 993 GT2 and the 1972 Porsche 911 “STR II”, a bespoke creation from Porsche arch-enthusiast Magnus Walker.

“The same year that Gooding & Company celebrates its 10th Anniversary, the Porsche 911 commemorates its 50th Anniversary. We are excited to honor these milestones together by presenting some of the world’s most significant and unique Porsches during our auction,” says David Gooding, President and founder of Gooding & Company.

In 2012, Gooding & Company offered 123 automobiles for sale, with 110 finding a new owner, reflecting an 89.4% sales rate. Total sales volume was $113,736,600, inclusive of buyer’s premiums. The average price per car sold was $1,033,969. The top sale went to the 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K von Krieger Special Roadster at $11,770,000, followed by the 1960 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider Comp at $11,275,000 and 1957 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider Prototype at $6,600,000. (See 2012 Gooding & Co. Pebble Beach – Auction Report).

The Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction is staged at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center, located at the corner of Portola Road and Stevenson Drive. Auction preview days will be from Wednesday, August 14 through Sunday, August 18, 2013. The Saturday evening auction will start at 5:00 PM and the Sunday evening auction at 6:00 PM. Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auctions catalogues are available for $100 and admit two to the viewing and the auctions. Bidder registration is $200 and includes a catalogue, admission for two to the viewing and auction with two reserved seats, subject to availability. General admission tickets to the viewing and auctions may be purchased on-site for $40.

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

Gooding & Company Pebble Beach 2013 – Auction Preview

1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante

1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante – Estimate Unavailable. Chassis 57523; Surbaisse chassis with factory supercharger; participated in inaugural International Bugatti Meeting; original chassis, engine and coachwork; First in Class and the French Cup at Pebble Beach; documented by Bugatti historian Julius Kruta; formerly owned by Alphonse Gandon, Jean De Dobbeleer and George Huguely. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione

1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione – Estimate $2,800,000 – $3,500,000. Chassis number 920.002; one of two factory racing cars developed during the 1947-1948 racing seasons; driven consistently by driver Franco Rol for four straight years; Alfa Romeo raced 920.002 on the Mille Miglia on four separate occasions, Targa Florio three times and other important Italian events; Decades later was unearthed as part of the infamous French “Sleeping Beauties” collection; Equipped with a twin-cam six cylinder engine, triple Weber dual-throat carburetors and a dry sump oil system. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1997 McLaren F1 Chassis 066

1997 McLaren F1 – Estimate Unavailable. Chassis 066; original, two-owner example; EPA and DOT certified; less than 14,000 miles from new; complete with tools, fitted luggage, service records and more.(photo: Mike Maez)

1964 Shelby 289 Cobra Competition Roadster

1964 Shelby 289 Cobra Competition Roadster – Estimate $2,000,000 – 2,500,000. Raced in period by Tom Payne, a Ford dealership salesman given the moniker “Gentleman” Tom Payne after he arrived late to a race wearing a jacket and tie, leaving no time to change; ‘Team Specification’ competition roadster was a two-time entrant in the Bahamas Speed Week and campaigned for Shelby American by Payne at SCCA and USRRC events with several wins to his credit; restored by Bill Murray in 1985 and has been featured in the Shelby American Museum. (photo: Brian Henniker)

1967 Holman Moody Ford Honker II

1967 Holman Moody Ford Honker II – Estimate $240,000 – $280,000. Body was designed by Len Bailey, a member of the Ford Advanced Vehicles studio in England that developed the GT40; Raced in Can-Am by Mario Andretti and sponsored by Paul Newman; From the collection of Thomas Mittler. (photo: Alejandro Rodriguez)

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione – Estimate $6,500,000 – 7,500,000. Purchased new by Scuderia Ferrari driver Alfonso de Portago, 0415 GT was delivered as an all-alloy Pinin Farina Berlinetta Competizione on the new 250 GT chassis; finished in its original bianca with black leather interior and immediately sent to the Bahamas for de Portago’s participation in the Nassau races; Ferrari Classiche certified; participant in more than 10 contemporary Mille Miglias and numerous other historic events. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1990 Ferrari F40 LM

1990 Ferrari F40 LM – Estimate $2,000,000 – 2,500,000. Designed by Pininfarina with coachwork by Michelotti; racing history includes podium finishes at Mid-Ohio and Mosport at the hands of Hurley Haywood, Jacques Laffite, and Jean-Pierre Jabouille; only known Ecurie Pozzi Team Car in private hands with only three private owners since leaving Charles Pozzi SA; chassis 79891 has been refinished in its original 1990 racing livery, with the correct Team 0123 and Art Sports sponsorship graphics; Ferrari Classiche certified. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS

1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS – Estimate $1,750,000 – $2,250,000. Retains its original chassis, body (painted in the correct, as delivered Signal Red), four-cam engine and gearbox; consistent class and overall winner in period; offered with well-documented provenance, history file, tool kit and owner’s manual. (photo: Brian Henniker)

1956 Porsche 356 A 1500 GS Carrera Coupe

1956 Porsche 356 A 1500 GS Carrera Coupe – Estimate $650,000 – $850,000. Never offered for public sale; raced in 1956 at Pebble Beach, Palm Springs, and Arcata; presented in original, unrestored condition and with approximately 40,000 miles from new; earned five first-in-class racing awards in period; won a preservation class award at 2009 Pebble Beach Concours. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1956 Porsche 356 1500 GS Carrera Speedster

1956 Porsche 356 1500 GS Carrera Speedster – Estimate $800,000 – $1,000,000. Chassis 81072 has options that include beehive tail lights, small aluminum and glass indicator lamps on the dash and a push-button starter; period SCCA competition history; believed to have 20,000 miles from new. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR – Estimate $650,000 – $800,000. Driven in period by Al Holbert, Hurley Haywood, and Peter Gregg; four-time 24 Hours of Daytona entrant including a 2nd overall finish in 1976; four-time 12 Hours of Sebring entrant including winner in 1976; Haywood’s 1975 IMSA 2nd Place Camel GT Championship Car and was heavily campaigned through the 1978 Season. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1972 Porsche 911 STR II

1972 Porsche 911 STR II – Estimate $125,000 – $150,000. Customized and offered by Porsche personality Magnus Walker; equipped with period-correct and contemporary components; featured in many magazine articles, including cover of June 2013 Road & Track as part of a special issue celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Porsche 911. (photo: Magnus Walker)

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Long-Nose Alloy

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Long-Nose Alloy – Estimate $2,250,000 – $2,500,000. Chassis 07887 was among the first of 25 alloy-bodied, long nose 275 GTBs; show car for the Paris Auto Salon; original and matching-numbers, six-carburetor engine example; three platinum awards; Ferrari Classiche certified. (photo: Brian Henniker)

1957 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France 14-Louver Berlinetta

1957 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France 14-Louver Berlinetta – Estimate $9,000,000 – $11,000,000. One of nine examples built and eight remaining; matching-numbers, original-bodied car with coachwork by Scaglietti is constructed of lightweight aluminum, with Plexiglas windows and minimal trim; racing history includes 9th overall and 4th in Class at the 1957 Mille Miglia and 4th at 1957 Coppa Inter-Europa; later owned by Ferrari collectors Norman Silver and John Apen; participated in the inaugural Colorado Grand and countless historic races; restored by Dennison International; won a class award at 2010 Pebble Beach Concours. (Photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast

1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast – Estimate $1,750,000 – $2,250,000. Never publicly offered for sale; one owner since 1966 and approximately 13,500 original miles – possibly the lowest-mile example in existence; displayed at the 1965 Chicago Motor Show; Series 1 model was the sixth example built of 36 produced. (photo: Mike Maez)

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB-4 Daytona NART Spider

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona NART Spider – Estimate $700,000 – $1,000,000. Nicknamed ‘Marion’, this Michelotti-Bodied Daytona was commissioned by Luigi Chinetti for his wife Marion; 1980 Torino Motor Show; original condition with only 1,570 miles since 1976; complete with tool kit, hardtop and Ferrari Classiche attestation of historic interest; documented by Marcel Massini. (photo: Mike Maez)

1966 AAR Gurney-Weslake Eagle Mk 1

1966 AAR Gurney-Weslake Eagle Mk 1 – Estimate Unavailable. Raced in period by Dan Gurney, Bob Bondurant and Bruce McLaren; Driven by Gurney to win at the 1967 Brands Hatch Race of Champions, the first win for an Eagle and the first American car to win a Formula One race in decades; One of four Eagle Mk 1s built; Gurney-Weslake three-liter V-12 engine; restored under the ownership of collector Miles Collier; successfully campaigned in leading historic events and seven world championship races; offered with FIA paperwork and original AAR Blueprints. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1929 Bentley Speed Six Grafton Coupe

1929 Bentley Speed Six Grafton Coupe – Estimate $3,000,000 – 4,000,000. Chassis FR2630; numbers-matching, original-bodied example; finished in black and boasts original interior and woodwork; One of 182 Speed Six models built; Coachwork by Freestone & Webb; benefited from several long-term owners allowing for its original state. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1954 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback

1954 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback – Estimate $1,750,000 – $2,250,000. Chassis BC5LD was second of seven left-drive, center shift examples supplied from new with the big-bore 4.9-liter engine; complete and original car that includes a dark green interior with contrasting green and grey trim; restored by leading US marque specialist, Vantage Motorworks in Florida; since restored to original specification, this car has never received less than first place at any Concours –- winning its class at Amelia Island, Pebble Beach, Meadow Brook and Quail Motorsports Gathering; includes features and accessories such as a Continental Touring Spares Kit, Revelation suitcases, original owner’s handbooks and documentation. (photo: Mike Maez)

1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix

1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix – Estimate $2,500,000 – $3,000,000. Chassis 4613; matching-numbers, original-bodied example; period competition history including victory at its first race at Brooklands; known ownership from new; Formerly the property of Woolf Barnato; 1925 Olympia Motor Show. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1956 Maserati 150S

1956 Maserati 150S – Estimate $2,250,000 – 3,000,000. One of 27 examples built; raced in period at Zandvoort, Nurburgring and Bari, typically with Hans Tak behind the wheel; original bodied, matching-numbers example; successful Mille Miglia Storica participant; well documented by Maserati Historians Adolfo Orsi and Walter Baumer; restoration work recently carried out by Brazell Engineering Ltd. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

1935 Avions Voisin C25 Aerodyne

1935 Avions Voisin C25 Aerodyne – Estimate $2,000,000 – $3,000,000. Chassis 50023; one of eight built and four known to survive; part of Henry Browne de Kilmaine Collection for 45 years; displayed at Windsor Castle Concours. (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

[Source: Gooding & Company]

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