Where one of the most prestigious Grand Prix races in the world is held, there is no doubt that an automated auction will cause quite a stir.
In keeping with Grand Prix history, an auction of RM Sotheby’s was held in Monaco and was very popular. In keeping with the Monegasque motorsport theme of the time, many racing legends at auction were among its top ten sales. Among them were two iconic Formula 1 cars owned by Nigel Mansell. The excitement led to a record-breaking gross of about € 31 million, with 9 of the top 10 sales exceeding € 1 million.
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The top two places were Mansell’s Formula One car, valued at € 4,055,000, his 1991 Williams FW14, famous for carrying the Ayrton Army when it ran out of fuel, and his 1989 Ferrari sold for 40 640,3605,000. An incredible 1973 Ferrari 365 GTS / 4 sold for ডে 2,592,500 by the Daytona Spider Scaglietti because it is one of 16 U.S. examples for specific configurations. This was followed by a € 2,480,000 1971 Lamborghini Miura, a € 2,030,000 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Scagglity, and another € 2,030,000 1958 BMW 507 Roadstar Series II. Another racing legend, a 1988 Jaguar XJR-9, sold for 1,917,500 euros, followed by a 1969 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 sports racer that sold for 1,636,250 euros. A 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 lightweight sold for € 1,287,500, and the top 10 was the 1988 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante ‘X-Pack’, which sold for € 680,000. With this incredible Monaco auction behind them, RM Sotheby’s is looking forward to an incredible sale in Monterey.
Source: RM Sotheby’s