Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, sold 129 total lots over both Saturday and Sunday auction events, collectively earning more than $ 50m in sales. Continuing its successful presence at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and as the leading auction house in Monterey, Gooding & Company attracted thousands of collectors and enthusiasts from around the world.
Sunday’s totals were north of the competition with $ 29+ million for 55 lots sold out of 70 offered. Nine exceptional cars sold for more than Million each. The evening’s top five sales were the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider at $ 5,115,000, the 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Drop Head Coupe at $ 4,180,000, the 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Roadster at $ 3,300,000, the 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series I at $ 1,540,000 and the 1934 Mercedes-Benz 380 Sport Roadster at $ 1,078,000.
In contrast with many of the evening’s award-winning classics, guests at Sunday night’s auction event witnessed the historical sale of “Chassis Number One” of Bentley Motors’ Mulsanne, the new flagship grand tourer model that was conceived, styled and engineered entirely at Bentley’s headquarters in Crewe, England. Selling for $ 550,000, proceeds are being donated to the Pebble Beach Phil Hill Scholarship.