Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2015 – Auction Results

1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider sold for $16,830,000
1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider sold for $16,830,000

The Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2015 auction was held August 15-16 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California, resulting in total sales of $128 million and an 89% sell-through rate.

During the two-day Pebble Beach 2015 sale, Gooding sold 115 of 129 lots and their highest ever average price of $1,113,896 per car. A total of 26 automobiles sold for over $1 million, including three cars over $10 million.

The top result at Gooding’s 2015 Pebble Beach auction went to the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider that sparked a round of bidding resulting in a final sale of $16,830,000, a single lot record for Gooding & Company auctions.

In addition to the California Spider, further world records were set for Ferrari and Porsche, including Nuccio Bertone’s own 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale sold for $16,500,000; Le Mans-winning 1982 Porsche 956 sold for $10,120,000; 1960 Porsche RS60 sold for $5,400,000; 1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series II Coupe sold for $5,087,500 and a 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort sold for $1,732,500.

David Gooding, President of Gooding & Company, said, “New bench marks were set and our company hit a new record for highest two-day sale. We are incredibly grateful and proud for the support and patronage that made this such a successful auction. Our clients understand we selectively consign vehicles of quality and provenance, which is why we consistently have one of the highest sell-through percentages and prices realized in the industry. To hit $128 million in just two days with just 129 cars is a real achievement.”

Overall, Ferraris had the strongest showing with entries from the marque including 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 sold for $3,877,500; 1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast sold for $3,025,000; 1966 Ferrari 206 S Dino Spider sold for $2,310,000; 1965 Ferrari 275 GTS sold for $1,925,000; 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet sold for $1,842,500; 1992 Ferrari F40 sold for $1,375,000 and a 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE Series I sold for $797,500.

Further notable results at Gooding’s flagship Pebble Beach 2015 auction included a 1934 Packard Twelve 1108 Sport Sedan sold for $3,630,000; 2015 McLaren P1 sold for $1,925,000; 1967 Porsche 906E sold for $1,650,000; 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing sold for $1,650,000 and a 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible sold for $1,540,000.

Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2015 – Top 25 Auction Results

1. 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider – $16,830,000
2. 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale – $16,500,000
3. 1982 Porsche 956 – $10,120,000
4. 1960 Porsche RS60 – $5,400,000
5. 1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series II Coupe – $5,087,500
6. 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 – $3,877,500
7. 1934 Packard Twelve 1108 Sport Sedan – $3,630,000
8. 1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast – $3,025,000
9. 1966 Ferrari 206 S Dino Spider – $2,310,000
10. 1998 Ferrari 333 SP – $2,090,000
11. 1965 Ferrari 275 GTS – $1,925,000
11. 2015 McLaren P1 – $1,925,000
13. 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet – $1,842,500
14. 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort – $1,732,500
15. 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing – $1,650,000
15. 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Sedanca Drophead Coupe – $1,650,000
15. 1939 Lagonda V-12 Rapide – $1,650,000
15. 1967 Porsche 906E – $1,650,000
19. 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing – $1,595,000
20. 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible – $1,540,000
21. 1992 Ferrari F40 – $1,375,000
22. 1975 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR – $1,292,500
23. 1927 Bentley 6 1/2 Litre Le Mans Sports – $1,210,000
23. 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster – $1,210,000
25. 1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster – $1,100,000

For complete auction results, visit GoodingCo.com.

The next Gooding & Company auctions will take place on January 29-30, 2016 in Scottsdale and the Amelia Island Auction on March 11, 2016.

[Source: Gooding and Company]