Quail Lodge Auction Results – Bonhams

Update, 8/26/09: Bonhams reported four additional sales post-block, highlighted by the 1938 Peugeot 402 Darl’mat Legere ‘Special Sport’ Roadster that sold for $777,000.

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Sold for $804,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $550,000 - $650,000.The 2009 Bonhams & Butterfields “Quail Lodge, Exceptional Motorcars and Automobilia featuring the Sidney H. Craig Collection and property from the Reggie Jackson Collection” was held Friday, August 14th at the Quail Lodge Resort in Carmel, California.

Bonhams & Butterfields’ 12th annual auction, held in connection with The Quail, A Motorsport Gathering, featured more than 100 cars highlighted by the 1939 Auto Union D-Type V12 Grand Prix Racing Car that did not sell at a high bid of $6,000,000.

Bonhams offered 102 automobiles for sale, with 62 finding new owners, reflecting a 60.7% sales rate. The total automotive sales volume was $14,284,288, inclusive of buyer’s premiums. The average price per car sold was $230,391.

Bonhams’ 2008 Quail Lodge auction sold 44 of 77 cars (57%) for total sales of $21,004,800, assisted by the 1960 Jaguar E2A Prototype that hammered for $4,957,000 and the 1939 Talbot-Lago T150C SS Teardrop Coupe that sold for $4,847,000. The average price per car sold was $477,381.

“This auction perfectly illustrates the strength of the Bonhams’ motoring team worldwide – our specialists working in harmony throughout the year to assemble a well tailored sale to appeal to this particular market and achieving strong results”, said Malcolm Barber, CEO Bonhams Group. Adds Motoring Department Head Mark Osborne, “Our international clientele have come to expect the very best and the annual sale at Quail Lodge offered just that.”

For full auction results, visit www.bonhams.com/quail.

2009 Quail Lodge Auction Result Highlights:

<strong>1939 Auto Union 3-liter 'D-Type' V12 Grand Prix Racing Single Seater – Did not sell at high bid of $6,000,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $8,000,000 - $10,000,000.  </strong>Ex-works, Hans Stuck and Rudolf Hasse; finished fifth in the 1939 German EifelRennen event on the North Circuit of the Nürburgring and sixth in the Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France around the superfast public road course at Reims-Gueux.
1939 Auto Union 3-liter 'D-Type' V12 Grand Prix Racing Single Seater – Did not sell at high bid of $6,000,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $8,000,000 - $10,000,000. Ex-works, Hans Stuck and Rudolf Hasse; finished fifth in the 1939 German EifelRennen event on the North Circuit of the Nürburgring and sixth in the Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France around the superfast public road course at Reims-Gueux.
<strong>1949 Talbot-Lago Type 26 Course Formula 1 Racing Car – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $1,000,000 - $1,300,000. </strong>Georges Grinard drove to victory at 1950 Paris Grand Prix. Ex-Jacques Swaters and Ecurie Belgique.
1949 Talbot-Lago Type 26 Course Formula 1 Racing Car – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $1,000,000 - $1,300,000. Georges Grinard drove to victory at 1950 Paris Grand Prix. Ex-Jacques Swaters and Ecurie Belgique.
<strong>1952 Siata 208CS Berlinetta – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $1,600,000 - $1,900,000. </strong>Chassis number CS052 was built for 1952 Turin Auto Show and Mille Miglia, where Tullini and Rossi failed to finish.
1952 Siata 208CS Berlinetta – Did not sell at high bid of $1,200,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $1,600,000 - $1,900,000. Chassis number CS052 was built for 1952 Turin Auto Show and Mille Miglia, where Tullini and Rossi failed to finish.
<strong>1937 Bugatti Type 57S Coupe – Did not sell versus unavailable pre-sale estimate. </strong>Coachwork by Gangloff of Colmar and equipped with supercharger; won Trofeo Girard-Perregaux – the special prize of the jury at 2008 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este.
1937 Bugatti Type 57S Coupe – Did not sell at high bid of $5,200,000 versus unavailable pre-sale estimate. Coachwork by Gangloff of Colmar and equipped with supercharger; won Trofeo Girard-Perregaux – the special prize of the jury at 2008 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este.
<strong>1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Vignale Coupe – Sold for $804,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $1,000,000 - $1,300,000. </strong>
1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Vignale Coupe – Sold for $804,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $1,000,000 - $1,300,000.
<strong>1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Series I Coupe Aerodinamico – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $1,250,000 - $1,500,000.</strong>
1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Series I Coupe Aerodinamico – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $1,250,000 - $1,500,000.
<strong>1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Sold for $804,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $550,000 - $650,000.</strong> Ex-Otis Chandler, very original with only 7,600 miles from new.
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Sold for $804,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $550,000 - $650,000. Ex-Otis Chandler, very original with only 7,600 miles from new.

1933 Duesenberg Model J Torpedo Victoria Convertible – Sold for $1,437,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $1,200,000 – $1,600,000. Chassis 2535, engine J-384 was first owned by cinema cowboy William Boyd a.k.a. Hopalong Cassidy. Sold without reserve.

1962 Ghia 6.4L Coupe – Sold for $117,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $185,000 – $225,000. Owned by Gary Morton (Lucille Ball’s second husband) and later modified for its second owner Dean Martin by the King of the Kustomizers, George Barris. Sold without reserve.

1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham – Sold for $117,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $275,000 – $325,000. Previously owned by Frank Sinatra. Sold without reserve.

1930 Cadillac 452 V-16 Sedan – Sold for $309,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $250,000 $300,000. Attributed to Al Capone, outfitted with 1/4″ steel armor plating and five-ply bullet-resistant glass. Sold without reserve.

1935 Lincoln Model K V-12 Phaeton – Sold for $348,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $300,000 – $350,000. Ex-Franklin Delano Roosevelt California Campaign Parade Car. Sold without reserve.

<strong>1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing – Sold for $546,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $500,000 - $600,000.</strong> Formerly owned by Clark Gable. Sold without reserve.
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing – Sold for $546,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $500,000 - $600,000. Formerly owned by Clark Gable. Sold without reserve.
<strong>1961 Cooper Climax 1.5-2.5-liter T55 – Sold for $216,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $250,000 - $350,000. </strong>Ex-works, Sir Jack Brabham, Aintree 200, Levin, Lakeside and Sandown Park-winning.
1961 Cooper Climax 1.5-2.5-liter T55 – Sold for $216,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $250,000 - $350,000. Ex-works, Sir Jack Brabham, Aintree 200, Levin, Lakeside and Sandown Park-winning.
<strong>1970 March-Cosworth Formula 1 – Sold for $152,200 versus pre-sale estimate of $100,000 - $125,000. </strong>Campaigned by Tyrrell, Jackie Stewart drove chassis 701-2 to victory at Spanish Grand Prix, plus pole position at three races.
1970 March-Cosworth Formula 1 – Sold for $152,200 versus pre-sale estimate of $100,000 - $125,000. Campaigned by Tyrrell, Jackie Stewart drove chassis 701-2 to victory at Spanish Grand Prix, plus pole position at three races.

1931 Bentley 4½ Liter ‘Birkin Style’ Tourer with original Supercharger – Sold for $804,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $900,000 – $1,000,000.

<strong>1967 Vollstedt-Ford Indianapolis Racer – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $130,000 - $150,000. </strong>Jim Clark led 1967 'Rex Mays 300' at Riverside in Vollstedt, but left with blown engine. Competed in 1968/69 Indy 500.
1967 Vollstedt-Ford Indianapolis Racer – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $130,000 - $150,000. Jim Clark led 1967 'Rex Mays 300' at Riverside in Vollstedt, but left with blown engine. Competed in 1968/69 Indy 500.
<strong>1953 Porsche Roadster Typ 540 K/9-1 – Sold for $529,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $500,000 - $650,000. </strong>Steel Sport Roadster, Ex-Brundage Motors Inc. (Brumos Porsche); finished 7th in Class and 15th Overall at 1954 Sebring 12 Hours.
1953 Porsche Roadster Typ 540 K/9-1 – Sold for $529,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $500,000 - $650,000. Steel Sport Roadster, Ex-Brundage Motors Inc. (Brumos Porsche); finished 7th in Class and 15th Overall at 1954 Sebring 12 Hours.
<strong>1975 Porsche 911 RSR – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $425,000 - $495,000. </strong>Ex-Jim Busby and Beverly Porsche and Audi; extensive race history.
1975 Porsche 911 RSR – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $425,000 - $495,000. Ex-Jim Busby and Beverly Porsche and Audi; extensive race history.

1973 Porsche 911 RS Touring Sold for $232,500 versus pre-sale estimate of $180,000 – $240,000.

<strong>1938 Peugeot 402 Darl'mat Legere 'Special Sport' Roadster – Sold post-sale for $777,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $800,000 - $1,000,000.</strong>
1938 Peugeot 402 Darl'mat Legere 'Special Sport' Roadster – Sold post-sale for $777,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $800,000 - $1,000,000.
<strong>1971 Lola T260 Can-Am – Sold for $304,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $300,000 - $355,000. </strong>Chassis T260-HU02 was back-up car for Carl Haas/L&M and Jackie Stewart 1972 Can-Am racing program; competed in 1972 Can-Am by Tom Heyser and Reine Wisell and 1974 season by John Gunn; ex-Rosso Bianco Collection.
1971 Lola T260 Can-Am – Sold for $304,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $300,000 - $355,000. Chassis T260-HU02 was back-up car for Carl Haas/L&M and Jackie Stewart 1972 Can-Am racing program; competed in 1972 Can-Am by Tom Heyser and Reine Wisell and 1974 season by John Gunn; ex-Rosso Bianco Collection.
<strong>1965 McLaren-Elva M1A Chevrolet Sports Racer – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $250,000 - $350,000. </strong>Ex-Ralph Salyer 'Cro-Sal' Special.
1965 McLaren-Elva M1A Chevrolet Sports Racer – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $250,000 - $350,000. Ex-Ralph Salyer 'Cro-Sal' Special.
<strong>1975 BMW 3.0 CSL Batmobile – Sold for $150,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $180,000 - $220,000.</strong>
1975 BMW 3.0 CSL Batmobile – Sold for $150,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $180,000 - $220,000.
<strong>1981 BMW M1 Coupe Sold for $147,800 versus pre-sale estimate of $100,000 - $140,000.</strong>
1981 BMW M1 Coupe Sold for $147,800 versus pre-sale estimate of $100,000 - $140,000.
<strong>1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C Super Sprint Berlinetta – Sold for $557,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $400,000 - $500,000.</strong> Coachwork by Zagato.
1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C Super Sprint Berlinetta – Sold for $557,000 versus pre-sale estimate of $400,000 - $500,000. Coachwork by Zagato.
<strong>1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato Berlinetta – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $240,000 - $270,000.</strong> Coachwork by Zagato.
1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato Berlinetta – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $240,000 - $270,000. Coachwork by Zagato.

1963 Fiat 1600S O.S.C.A. Fissore Coupe – Sold post-sale for $42,705 versus pre-sale estimate of $60,000 – $90,000.

1964 Jaguar E-Type Factory Racer – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $300,000 – $325,000. Factory ordered Lightweight did not compete in period due to lack of sponsorship. Chassis no. 880115.

1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO ZL-1 – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $675,000 – $725,000. From Reggie Jackson Collection.

1973 Ferrari 368 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder – Did not sell versus pre-sale estimate of $800,000 – $1,000,000. From Reggie Jackson Collection; ex-Evil Knievel and DJ Frankie Crocker.

[Source: Bonhams]