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Multiple World Records Achieved at Bonhams’ 21st Annual Auction of Monterey Car Week


Lot 099 - 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione s/n  920002 Est. $3,000,000 - 3,500,000 €2,600,000 - 3,000,000 - Sold $3,525,000 €3,041,939

Lot 099 - 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione s/n 920002 Est. $3,000,000 - 3,500,000 €2,600,000 - 3,000,000 - Sold $3,525,000 €3,041,939

 

Carmel, Calif., 27 August 2018

Bonhams’ annual auction, held Friday at Quail Lodge during the largest collector car week in the world, was a thundering success. With 135 cars on offer, the garden party atmosphere in sunny Carmel Valley was the perfect setting for a sale that achieved a highly respectable sell-through rate of 82% with the collections of Walter & Emily Mead and Robert Koons being 100% sold, and a total of $37.7-million. 

A brisk pace set by auctioneers Malcolm Barber, James Knight and Rupert Banner resulted in a spirited event as bids were placed from around the globe – from the energetic audience, on the telephones and online.  

European sportscars dominated the sale and led to the smashing of several existing world auction records. New model benchmarks were set by the striking 1953 SIATA 208 S Spider – 1 of only 37 built – that sold for $1,655,000; the exquisite 1928 Bentley 6½-Liter Open Sports Tourer by Barker – the sole surviving example – that was bought by an American collector for $1,655,000; and the elegant 1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Record Sport Coupe de Ville – with one-off coachwork by Saoutchik – that achieved $962,000, to name but a few examples.




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Multiple world auction records were set for Porsche models as well. The 1996 911 GT2 Clubsport made $1,105,000; the 1997 993 Turbo S sold for $489,000; 1989 930 Turbo “Slantnose” Cabriolet was bought for $456,000; and the 1991 964 Carrera 4 achieved $516,800, among others. 

The incredible 1921 Stutz Series K Bearcat – a motorcar that’s been in the same family since new – was hotly contested among several bidders in the room and found a home with an American collector for $478,000, setting a new record. Perhaps most fun of all was the bidding match for the sprightly 1948 MG TC Midget. With a determined buyer in the audience and one on the telephone, the bids were lobbed as if it were a tennis match and quickly climbed into record territory. With a final sales price of $112,000, the audience erupted into applause.  

Many more impressive results were achieved, particularly with the illustrious 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione Berlinetta, which was bought by a private European collector for $3,525,000, the rare 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Sports Roadster that sold for $3,277,500, and the beautiful 1960 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet that achieved $1,682,500. 

“Our strength as an international business brought a carefully curated selection of cars together which was appreciated by an equally broad cross-section of buyers,” said Rupert Banner, Bonhams Group Motoring Director. Added Jakob Greisen, VP of US Motoring, “Fresh to market cars and especially cars with documented provenance were a key focus, and collectors responded enthusiastically.” 


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Lot

Description

Chassis #

Estimate

Result

001

1966 Ford Mustang GT 289 Hardtop

6F07A139237

$20,000 - 25,000
€17,000 - 21,000

$26,880 €23,196

002

c.1938 "Detroit Deluxe Special" Midget Racecar

 

$20,000 - 30,000
€17,000 - 26,000

$12,320 €10,631

003

1989 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL

WDBBA48D8KA
102744

$45,000 - 65,000
€38,000 - 56,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$44,800
€38,421

004

1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad Sport Wagon

VC56L091264

$55,000 - 75,000
€47,000 - 64,000

$62,720 €54,124

005

1969 Aston Martin DBS Vantage

DBS/5362/R

$150,000 - 200,000
€130,000 - 170,000

$154,000 €132,896

006

1966 Volkswagen Type-2 Samba 21 Window Bus

256015181

$140,000 - 180,000
€120,000 - 150,000

$100,800 €86,986

007

1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GT

03496

$275,000 - 350,000
€240,000 - 300,000

$373,500 €322,316

008

1983 Porsche 911 SC 3.0 Cabriolet

WPOZZZ91ZDS
151721

$60,000 - 80,000
€51,000 - 68,000

$53,200 €45,909

009

1965 Sunbeam Tiger

9472772HR0FE

$75,000 - 85,000
€64,000 - 73,000

$67,200 €57,991

010

1964 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8 Roadster

881329

$200,000 - 250,000
€170,000 - 210,000

$235,200 €202,968

011

2008 Ferrari F430 Scuderia

162090

$200,000 - 250,000
€170,000 - 210,000

$190,400 €164,307

012

1915 Simplex Crane Model 5 Tourer

2046

$175,000 - 225,000
€150,000 - 190,000

Not Sold

013

1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Super Convertible D

85720

$160,000 - 210,000
€140,000 - 180,000

$196,000 €169,140

014

1931 Packard Deluxe Eight Convertible Coupe

189776

$300,000 - 375,000
€260,000 - 320,000

$329,500 €284,345

015

1951 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

671514

$110,000 - 140,000
€94,000 - 120,000

$84,000 €72,488

016

1993 Ferrari 512 TR

96404

$175,000 - 225,000
€150,000 - 190,000

$179,200 €154,642

017

1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport PF Cabriolet

915749

$450,000 - 550,000
€380,000 - 470,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$423,000 €362,778

018

1999 Ferrari F355 Spider Serie Fiorano

116531

$125,000 - 175,000
€110,000 - 150,000

$95,200 €82,153

019

1990 Mercedes-Benz G 250 D

WDB461401170
66835

$75,000 - 95,000
€64,000 - 81,000

$81,200 €70,072

020

1928 Bentley 6½ Liter Open Sports Tourer

BR2354

$2,000,000 - 3,000,000
€1,700,000 - 2,600,000

$1,655,000 €1,428,201

021

1992 Lancia Delta Integrale HF Evo I

ZLA831AB
000581267

$75,000 - 95,000
€64,000 - 81,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$44,800 €38,421

022

1973 Triumph GT6

KF/21069-U

$30,000 - 40,000
€26,000 - 34,000

$25,200 €21,746

023

2005 Ferrari 575M Superamerica

142019

$350,000 - 450,000
€300,000 - 380,000

Not Sold

 

024

1936 Lagonda LG45 Tourer

12043

$350,000 - 450,000
€300,000 - 380,000

Not Sold

025

1958 Porsche 356A T2 1600 Speedster

84389

$500,000 - 600,000
€430,000 - 510,000

$516,500 €445,719

026

1967 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2 Roadster

1E15362

$175,000 - 225,000
€150,000 - 190,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$159,600 €136,878

027

1939 BMW 328 Roadster

85446

$650,000 - 850,000
€560,000 - 730,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$621,000 €532,590

028

1970 Porsche 911 E 2.2 Coupe

9110220628

$125,000 - 150,000
€110,000 - 130,000

$117,600 €101,484

029

1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Continental Cabriolet

60771

$300,000 - 375,000
€260,000 - 320,000

Not Sold

030

1969 Shelby GT500 Convertible

9F03R481878

$125,000 - 150,000
€110,000 - 130,000

$128,800 €111,149

031

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

CSX 2328

$1,100,000 - 1,300,000
€940,000 - 1,100,000

Not Sold

032

1950 Hudson Custom Commodore Six Convertible

50278280

$60,000 - 80,000
€51,000 - 68,000

$98,000 €84,570

033

1958 Lancia Aurelia B20 GT Series VI Coupe

B20S 1791

$150,000 - 200,000
€130,000 - 170,000

Not Sold

034

2009 Ferrari F430 Scuderia Spider 16M

166787

$300,000 - 400,000
€260,000 - 340,000

$268,800 €231,964

 

035

2015 Porsche 918 "WEISSACH" SPYDER

WP0CA2A18FS
800586

$1,350,000 - 1,750,000
€1,200,000 - 1,500,000

$1,407,500 €1,214,618

036

1985 Lancia Delta S4 Stradale

ZLA038AR
000000033

$450,000 - 550,000
€380,000 - 470,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$423,000 €362,778

037

1957 Ford Custom 300 Series Ranchero

C7KF174433

$55,000 - 75,000
€47,000 - 64,000

$70,000 €60,407

038

1996 Ferrari F355 Spider

104873

$100,000 - 125,000
€85,000 - 110,000

$78,400 €67,656

039

1956 Fina Sport Convertible
Coachwork by Vignale 

7543

$750,000 - 950,000
€640,000 - 810,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$775,000 €664,665

040

1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Record Sport Coupe de Ville
Coachwork by Carrosserie J. Saoutchik

100238

$1,200,000 - 1,600,000
€1,000,000 - 1,400,000

$962,000 €830,169

041

1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BT7

HBT7L14444

$75,000 - 85,000
€64,000 - 73,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$61,600 €52,830

042

1962 Oldsmobile Starfire Convertible

626L07471

$55,000 - 75,000
€47,000 - 64,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$35,840 €30,737

043

1973 Porsche 911 T 2.4 Coupe

9113102463

$80,000 - 120,000
€68,000 - 100,000

$58,800 €50,742

044

1953 Siata 208S Spider
Coachwork by Motto

BS518

$1,500,000 - 1,800,000
€1,300,000 - 1,500,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$1,655,000
€1,419,382

045

1959 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider

AR10204*00137

$90,000 - 110,000
€77,000 - 94,000

$95,200 €82,153

046

1961 Maserati 3500 GT Spyder

AM.101.1039

$650,000 - 800,000
€560,000 - 680,000

Not Sold

047

1916 Packard 1-25 Twin Six Runabout

82715

$250,000 - 325,000
€210,000 - 280,000

$390,000 €336,555

048

1957 Chevrolet Corvette Fuel Injected Roadster

E57S103654

$130,000 - 160,000
€110,000 - 140,000

$106,400 €91,819

049

1957 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider

AR149500647

$110,000 - 140,000
€94,000 - 120,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$88,480 €75,883

050

1931 Bentley 8 Liter 'Silent Bloc' Saloon
Coachwork by Vanden Plas

YX 5113

$1,000,000 - 1,600,000 €850,000 - 1,400,000

Not Sold

051

1958 Porsche 356A T2 1600 Speedster

84036

$450,000 - 550,000
€380,000 - 470,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$577,000 €494,854

052

1941 Packard One-Twenty Deluxe Station Wagon

1473-2075

$120,000 - 150,000
€100,000 - 130,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$134,400 €115,265

053

1936 Mercedes-Benz 500K Touring Phaeton

113696

$1,400,000 - 1,600,000
€1,200,000 - 1,400,000

$1,215,000 €1,048,498

054

1934 BMW 315/1 Roadster

47706

$125,000 - 175,000
€110,000 - 150,000

$134,400 €115,982

055

1955 Jaguar XK140 MC Roadster

S811495DN

$90,000 - 120,000
€77,000 - 100,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$112,000 €96,054

056

2009 RUF CTR3

W09BM03879PR
06002

$700,000 - 900,000
€600,000 - 770,000

$720,000 €621,332

057

1961 Facel Vega Excellence EX1

B104Z

$200,000 - 250,000
€170,000 - 210,000

Not Sold

058

1970 Plymouth Superbird

RM23U0A
160720

$150,000 - 200,000
€130,000 - 170,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$112,000 €96,054

059

1929 Minerva Type AM Convertible Sedan

57857

$300,000 - 450,000
€260,000 - 380,000

Not Sold

060

2018 Bugatti Chiron

VF9SP3V31JM
795073

$3,300,000 - 3,900,000
€2,800,000 - 3,300,000

Not Sold

061

1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce

149505181

$140,000 - 180,000
€120,000 - 150,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$140,000 €120,068

062

1960 Ferrari 250 GT PF Cabriolet Series II

2039GT

$1,500,000 - 1,800,000
€1,300,000 - 1,500,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$1,682,500 €1,442,967

063

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series II Sports Saloon
Coachwork by Touring

DB4/525/L

$425,000 - 475,000
€360,000 - 410,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$434,000 €372,212

064

1972 Porsche 911 RS Outlaw

9112101838

$130,000 - 180,000
€110,000 - 150,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$184,800 €158,490

065

1995 Ferrari F512 M

102932

$275,000 - 350,000
€230,000 - 300,000

$268,800 €231,964

066

1929 Bentley 4½ Liter Sports Tourer
Coachwork by Vanden Plas

RL3427

$1,250,000 - 1,500,000
€1,100,000 - 1,300,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$1,435,000
€1,230,703

067

1988 Ferrari Testarossa

76758

$ 80,000 - 110,000
€ 68,000 - 94,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$78,400 €67,238

068

1969 Jaguar E-Type Series II 4.2 Coupe

1R25369

$75,000 - 100,000
€64,000 - 85,000

$100,800 €86,986

069

1921 Stutz Series K Bearcat

10166

$250,000 - 350,000
€210,000 - 300,000

$478,000 €412,495

070

1962  Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta

3337GT

Upon request

Not Sold

071

1989 Porsche  930 Turbo RUF Cabriolet

WP0EB0937KS
070289

$110,000 - 140,000
€94,000 - 120,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$103,600
€ 88,850

072

1963 Porsche 356B Carrera 2 Coupe

123845

$500,000 - 600,000
€430,000 - 510,000

Not Sold

073

2006 Ford GT

1FAFP90S56Y
402009

$250,000 - 350,000
€210,000 - 300,000

Not Sold
Post Sale $335,000
€287,307

074

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Sports Roadster
Coachwork by Mayfair

154080

$3,500,000 - 4,500,000
€3,000,000 - 3,800,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$3,277,500 €2,828,356

075

1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Coupe

WP0AB2968LS
451977

$50,000 - 75,000
€43,000 - 64,000

Not Sold
Post Sold
$77,280 €66,277

076

1979 Porsche 930 3.3 Turbo Coupe

9309800718

$125,000 - 175,000
€110,000 - 150,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$162,400 €139,279

077

1997 Porsche 993 Turbo S

WP0AC2996VS
375847

$375,000 - 450,000
€320,000 - 380,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$489,000 €419,382

078

1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Speedster

WP0EB0910KS
173116

$225,000 - 275,000
€190,000 - 230,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$252,000 €216,123

079

1996 Porsche 993 Turbo

WP0AC2997TS
376227

$250,000 - 300,000
€210,000 - 260,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$302,000 €259,005

080

1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E

WDBEA36E4PB
949815

$40,000 - 50,000
€34,000 - 43,000

$100,800 €86,986

081

1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Coupe

WP0AB2965MS
411518

$50,000 - 75,000
€43,000 - 64,000

$156,800 €135,312

082

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Slant Nose Cabriolet

WP0EB0933JS
070093

$225,000 - 275,000
€190,000 - 230,000

$456,000 €393,510

083

1988 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabriolet

WP0EB0934JS
070507

$140,000 - 180,000
€120,000 - 150,000

$246,400 €212,633

084

1949 MG TC Midget

TC 5475

$25,000 - 35,000
€21,000 - 30,000

$31,360 €27,062

085

1948 Jaguar MK V Drophead Coupe

SL3046

$70,000 - 90,000
€60,000 - 77,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$50,400 €43,224

086

1974 Renault Alpine A110

BA0828

$75,000 - 95,000
€64,000 - 81,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$82,880 €71,080

087

1938 Lagonda V12 Brockman

16019

$160,000 - 220,000
€140,000 - 190,000

$173,600 €149,810

088

1967 Jaguar E-Type Series 1½ 4.2 Roadster

1E15925

$110,000 - 150,000
€94,000 - 130,000

$91,840 €79,254

089

1954 Arnolt-Bristol Roadster

404/X/3000

$375,000 - 450,000
€320,000 - 380,000

$368,000 €317,569

090

1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante

SCFCV81C8GTL
15449

$225,000 - 275,000
€190,000 - 230,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$175,000 €150,085

091

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 Spider America

B24 - 1047

$1,000,000 - 1,300,000
€850,000 - 1,100,000

Not Sold

092

1977 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0-Liter Targa

9117610595

$115,000 - 145,000
€98,000 - 120,000

$98,560 €85,053

093

1913 Rolls-Royce 40/50HP Silver Ghost

2371

$750,000 - 850,000
€640,000 - 730,000

Not Sold

094

1973 Porsche 911E 2.4 Coupe

9113200635

$125,000 - 150,000
€110,000 - 130,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$106,400 €91,252

095

1946 Delahaye 135M Coupe
Coachwork by Van Leersum

800311

$450,000 - 550,000
€380,000 - 470,000

Not Sold

096

1972 Volvo P1800 ES Sport Wagon

1836353-
002451

$60,000 - 80,000
€51,000 - 68,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$92,400 €79,245

097

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe

680278

$55,000 - 75,000
€47,000 - 64,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$50,400 €43,224

098

2016 Ferrari F12tdf

217723

$775,000 - 975,000
€660,000 - 830,000

Not Sold
Post Sale
$785,000 €673,241

099

1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione

920002

$3,000,000 - 3,500,000
€2,600,000 - 3,000,000

$3,525,000 €3,041,939

100

1955 Swallow Doretti

1292

$125,000 - 175,000
€110,000 - 150,000

$131,600 €113,565

101

1959 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

121.042.10.
015341

$125,000 - 150,000
€110,000 - 130,000

$128,800 €111,149

102

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

176914

$550,000 - 650,000
€470,000 - 560,000

Not Sold

103

2002 BMW Z8

WBAEJ13412AH
61379

$175,000 - 225,000
€150,000 - 190,000

$184,800 €159,475

104

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupe

198.040.55.
00543

$1,250,000 - 1,500,000
€1,100,000 - 1,300,000

$1,875,000 €1,618,053

105

1934 Horch 780 B Cabriolet
Coachwork by Glδser

78380

$600,000 - 775,000
€510,000 - 660,000

Not Sold

106

1956 Porsche 356A Carrera GS

56083

$450,000 - 600,000
€380,000 - 510,000

$436,750 €376,898

107

1977 Porsche 930 3.0 Turbo Coupe

9307800407

$120,000 - 160,000
€100,000 - 140,000

$106,400 €91,819

108

1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Drophead Coupe

203RY

$350,000 - 450,000
€300,000 - 380,000

Not Sold

109

1913 Mercedes 28/60HP Phaeton

16352

$800,000 - 1,000,000
€680,000 - 850,000

Not Sold

110

1996 Porsche  911 GT2 Club Sport

WP0ZZZ99ZTS
392151

$1,500,000 - 2,000,000
€1,300,000 - 1,700,000

$1,105,000 €953,572

111

1936 Alvis Silver Eagle SG Sport Tourer
Coachwork by Cross and Ellis

12720

$140,000 - 180,000
€120,000 - 150,000

Not Sold

112

1937 Lincoln Model K Convertible Sedan

K8222

$70,000 - 90,000
€60,000 - 77,000

$61,600 €53,158

113

1949 Cadillac Series 61 Club Coupe

496107358

$50,000 - 65,000
€43,000 - 56,000

$39,200 €33,828

114

1913 Pierce-Arrow Model 66 Seven-Passenger Touring

66667

$600,000 - 800,000
€510,000 - 680,000

Not Sold

115

1938 Lincoln Model K Coupe
Coachwork by LeBaron

K9314

$200,000 - 300,000
€170,000 - 260,000

$201,600 €173,973

116

1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

16519

$600,000 - 800,000
€510,000 - 680,000

Not Sold

117

1950 Veritas Scorpion Cabriolet

5095

$500,000 - 700,000
€430,000 - 600,000

Not Sold

118

1950 Delahaye 135 M Cabriolet Atlas
Coachwork by Carrosserie Guillorι

801636

$250,000 - 350,000
€210,000 - 300,000

Not Sold

119

1967 MG B Roadster

GHN3L/122653

$ 35,000 - 45,000
€ 30,000 - 38,000

Not Sold

120

1949 MG TC Kerrigan Special

TC/EXU/7514

$60,000 - 90,000
€51,000 - 77,000

$51,520 €44,459

121

1962 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe

886489

$150,000 - 200,000
€130,000 - 170,000

$190,400 €164,307

122

1949 MG TC Sports Racer

TC/9006

$ 40,000 - 55,000
€ 34,000 - 47,000

$44,800 €38,660

123

1960 MG A 1600 Roadster

GHNL/71203

$50,000 - 75,000
€43,000 - 64,000

$43,680 €37,694

124

1969 Jaguar E-Type Series II 4.2 Roadster

1R9068

$130,000 - 170,000
€110,000 - 150,000

Not Sold

125

1964 MG B Roadster

GHN3L/51533

$30,000 - 35,000
€26,000 - 30,000

Not Sold

126

1948 MG TC Midget

TC/5112

$30,000 - 40,000
€26,000 - 34,000

Not Sold

127

1962 MG A 1600 Mk II Roadster

GHNL2/108775

$45,000 - 65,000
€38,000 - 56,000

$42,560 €36,727

128

1961 Lotus 20/22 Formula Junior

22 J 901

$50,000 - 80,000
€43,000 - 68,000

Not Sold

129

1958 Facel Vega Typhoon

FVSNY258

$175,000 - 250,000
€150,000 - 210,000

Not Sold

130

1935 Lincoln K Convertible Roadster
Coachwork by LeBaron

K3991

$150,000 - 250,000
€130,000 - 210,000

$100,800 €86,986

131

1965 Maserati 3700 GTi Sebring II Coupe
Coachwork by Vignale

AM101/10*295*

$225,000 - 275,000
€190,000 - 230,000

$257,600 €222,298

132

1972 Citrφen SM

AC7200SB4954

$60,000 - 80,000
€51,000 - 68,000

$95,200 €82,153

133

1959 Chevrolet Corvette

J59S103828

$ 80,000 - 100,000
€ 68,000 - 85,000

Not Sold

134

1986 Porsche 944 Turbo

WP0AA0956GN
150062

$100,000 - 150,000
€85,000 - 130,000

Not Sold

135

1982 Ferrari 512 BBi

39527

$200,000 - 250,000
€170,000 - 210,000

Not Sold