2009 Pebble Beach Auction Results – Gooding & Company

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider – Sold for $5,115,000 Gooding & Company’s 2009 Pebble Beach Auction was held Saturday, August 15th and Sunday, August, 16th at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California.

Gooding & Company’s 5th annual auction, held in association with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, sold more than $50 million in sales and nine cars at more than $1 million.

The top five sales were the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder 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 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder at $2,750,000 and the 1953 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Drop Head Coupe at $1,650,000.

Other noteworthy sales included the 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series I at $1,540,000, Ettore Bugatti’s own 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Special Coupe (sold without reserve) at $1,375,000, the 1934 Mercedes-Benz 380 Sport Roadster at $1,078,000 and the 1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Competition Spider at $1,045,000.

Gooding offered 169 automobiles for sale, with 129 finding a new owner, reflecting a 76% sales rate. Total automotive sales volume was $50,753,850, inclusive of buyer’s premiums. The average price per car sold was $393,440.

Gooding’s 2008 Pebble Beach auction netted $64,790,300, boosted by the 1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante Coupe that sold for North American record $7.92 million. Last year, Gooding sold 115 of 141 cars offered (82% sales rate) and the average price per car sold was $563,393.

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2009 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction Highlights:

1935 Duesenberg SJ Roadster – Sold for $3,300,000

<strong>1935 Duesenberg SJ Roadster – Sold for $3,300,000 versus unavailable estimate.</strong> One-off body by Bohman & Schwartz; ex-Prince Serge M'Divani and Jerry Gebby.
1935 Duesenberg SJ Roadster – Sold for $3,300,000 versus unavailable estimate. One-off body by Bohman & Schwartz; ex-Prince Serge M'Divani and Jerry Gebby.

1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider – Sold for $5,115,000

<strong>1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider – Sold for $5,115,000 versus unavailable estimate.</strong> Ferrari Classiche Certified and restored by Paul Russell; award winner at Pebble and Amelia Concours; formerly the property of Mark Tuttle, Anthony Wang and Bud Lyon.
1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider – Sold for $5,115,000 versus unavailable estimate. Ferrari Classiche Certified and restored by Paul Russell; award winner at Pebble and Amelia Concours; formerly the property of Mark Tuttle, Anthony Wang and Bud Lyon.

1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 300 Drop Head Coupe – Sold for $4,180,000

<strong>1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 300 Drop Head Coupe – Sold for $4,180,000 versus unavailable estimate.</strong> Pebble Beach Best in Class.
1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 300 Drop Head Coupe – Sold for $4,180,000 versus unavailable estimate. Pebble Beach Best in Class.

1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider – Sold for $2,750,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $2,700,000 - $3,600,000.

<strong>1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder – Sold for $2,750,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $2,700,000 - $3,600,000.</strong> Ferrari Classiche Certified; 2008 Palm Beach Cavallino Classic Platinum and Judges Cup Award Winner; 2007 Pebble Beach Concours Award Winner; original covered headlight with factory hardtop.
1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder – Sold for $2,750,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $2,700,000 - $3,600,000. Ferrari Classiche Certified; 2008 Palm Beach Cavallino Classic Platinum and Judges Cup Award Winner; 2007 Pebble Beach Concours Award Winner; original covered headlight with factory hardtop.

1953 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Drop Head Coupe Sold for $1,650,000

<strong>1953 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Drop Head Coupe Sold for $1,650,000 versus unavailable estimate.</strong> Most Expensive Car In The World Circa 1953; two-time Pebble Beach Concours award winner.
1953 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Drop Head Coupe Sold for $1,650,000 versus unavailable estimate. Most Expensive Car In The World Circa 1953; two-time Pebble Beach Concours award winner.
<strong>1938 Bugatti Type 57C Special Coupe – Sold for $1,375,000 versus unavailable estimate.</strong> Formerly the property of Ettore Bugatti; one-off Jean Bugatti coachwork; cared for by the factory until its closing in 1959; sold without reserve.
1938 Bugatti Type 57C Special Coupe – Sold for $1,375,000 versus unavailable estimate. Formerly the property of Ettore Bugatti; one-off Jean Bugatti coachwork; cared for by the factory until its closing in 1959; sold without reserve.
<strong>1934 Mercedes-Benz 380 Sport Roadster – Sold for $1,078,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $1,200,000 - $1,700,000.</strong>
1934 Mercedes-Benz 380 Sport Roadster – Sold for $1,078,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $1,200,000 - $1,700,000.
1969 Ferrari 312 Formula One – Did not sell versus unavailable estimate. Ex-Chris Amon and Pedro Rodriguez. Formerly part of Jon Shirley Collection; class winner at the 2008 Monaco Historic Races.
1969 Ferrari 312 Formula One – Did not sell versus unavailable estimate. Ex-Chris Amon and Pedro Rodriguez. Formerly part of Jon Shirley Collection; class winner at the 2008 Monaco Historic Races.
1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Mille Miglia – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $1,500,000 - $2,000,000. Never restored Alfa would be perfect for Preservation Class at 2010 Pebble Beach Concours; spent 40 years with one owner.
1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Mille Miglia – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $1,500,000 – $2,000,000. Never restored Alfa would be perfect for Preservation Class at 2010 Pebble Beach Concours; spent 40 years with one owner.
<strong>1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series I – Sold for $1,540,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $1,500,000 - $1,700,000.</strong> Chassis 0418 MD was Scuderia Ferrari entry for 1954 Mille Miglia; Platinum award at Cavallino Classic; multiple Mille Mille Storica participant.
1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series I – Sold for $1,540,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $1,500,000 - $1,700,000. Chassis 0418 MD was Scuderia Ferrari entry for 1954 Mille Miglia; Platinum award at Cavallino Classic; multiple Mille Mille Storica participant.
<strong>1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Competition Spider – Sold for $1,045,000 versus unavailable estimate.</strong> One of three originally produced. From Michael Schudroff Collection.
1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Competition Spider – Sold for $1,045,000 versus unavailable estimate. One of three originally produced. From Michael Schudroff Collection.
<strong>1964 Dean Van Lines Special Roaster – Sold for $231,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $300,000 - $400,000. </strong>Launched Mario Andretti's career; had countless wins in its much documented history; featured In IMAX Movie <em>Super Speedway; </em>sold without reserve.
1964 Dean Van Lines Special Roaster – Sold for $231,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $300,000 - $400,000. Launched Mario Andretti's career; had countless wins in its much documented history; featured In IMAX Movie Super Speedway; sold without reserve.
1967 Gurney Eagle Mk III Indy Car – Sold for $220,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $350,000 - $450,000. Only six 1967 Gurney Eagles exist; this was tuned by Smokey Yunick; Dennis Hulme piloted to 4th place finish at 1967 Indianapolis 500; sold without reserve.
1967 Gurney Eagle Mk III Indy Car – Sold for $220,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $350,000 – $450,000. Only six 1967 Gurney Eagles exist; this was tuned by Smokey Yunick; Dennis Hulme piloted to 4th place finish at 1967 Indianapolis 500; sold without reserve.
1966 Gerhardt-Offy Indy Car – Sold for $115,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $200,000 - $275,000. Indy 500 veteran; powered by turbocharged Offenhauser; sold without reserve.
1966 Gerhardt-Offy Indy Car – Sold for $115,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $200,000 – $275,000. Indy 500 veteran; powered by turbocharged Offenhauser; sold without reserve.
1963 Chevrolet Corvette 'Rondine' – Did not sell versus unavailable estimate. Unique Pininfarina design was held in the PininFarina museum for 45 years; only 3,670 miles from new. Last sold at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale in 2008 for $1,760,000. From Michael Schudroff Collection.
1963 Chevrolet Corvette ‘Rondine’ – Did not sell versus unavailable estimate. Unique Pininfarina design was held in the PininFarina museum for 45 years; only 3,670 miles from new. Last sold at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale in 2008 for $1,760,000. From Michael Schudroff Collection.
1960 Chevrolet Corvette Race Rat – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $700,000 - $825,000. Class Winner and 16th overall at the 1960 Sebring 12 Hours driven by Bill Fritts and Chuck Hall for RRR Motors; Rare RPO 687, 276 And 1625 Optioned Big-Tank Version; 2009 NCRS American Heritage Award Recipient.
1960 Chevrolet Corvette Race Rat – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $700,000 – $825,000. Class Winner and 16th overall at the 1960 Sebring 12 Hours driven by Bill Fritts and Chuck Hall for RRR Motors; Rare RPO 687, 276 And 1625 Optioned Big-Tank Version; 2009 NCRS American Heritage Award Recipient.
<strong>1955 Ghia Streamline X 'Gilda' – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $1,000,000 - $1,300,000.</strong> One-off 1955 Turin Auto Show car powered by a 70 HP gas turbine engine.
1955 Ghia Streamline X 'Gilda' – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $1,000,000 - $1,300,000. One-off 1955 Turin Auto Show car powered by a 70 HP gas turbine engine.
1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 Super Sprint Cabriolet – Sold for $176,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $225,000 - $325,000.
1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 Super Sprint Cabriolet – Sold for $176,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $225,000 – $325,000.
1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Coupe – Sold for $170,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $225,000 - $310,000.
1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Coupe – Sold for $170,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $225,000 – $310,000.
<strong>1965 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada – Sold for $445,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $400,000 - $500,000.</strong>
1965 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada – Sold for $445,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $400,000 - $500,000.
1927 Packard 343 Convertible Sedan – Sold for $627,000 versus unavailable estimate. From the estate of racing legend Phil Hill; Best of Show at 1977 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
1927 Packard 343 Convertible Sedan – Sold for $627,000 versus unavailable estimate. From the estate of racing legend Phil Hill; Best of Show at 1977 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
1966 Shelby Cobra 427 – Sold for $572,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $550,000 - $750,000. Not seen in public for over 20 years; only two owners since 1973 and 26,000 documented miles from new.
1966 Shelby Cobra 427 – Sold for $572,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $550,000 – $750,000. Not seen in public for over 20 years; only two owners since 1973 and 26,000 documented miles from new.
<strong>1958 BMW 507 Series II – Sold for $935,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $750,000 - $900,000.</strong> Extensive documentation and only two owners and 27,000 miles from new.
1958 BMW 507 Series II – Sold for $935,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $750,000 - $900,000. Extensive documentation and only two owners and 27,000 miles from new.

[Source: Gooding & Co.]