Monterey Star Cars — Final Countdown

The Monterey auction action gets rolling in a matter of days. Here is our final star car roundup:

Bonhams has consigned a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Competizione Alloy Berlinetta for their Carmel sale, taking place August 14 (pictured above; Bonhams estimate: $9m–$12m). View all the current Bonhams consignments here.

RM Sothebys offers a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione with extensive period race history at their Monterey sale. (Contact RM Sothebys for estimate.) RM Sothebys’ sale takes place August 13–15. View all the current RM Sothebys consignments here.

Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach auction takes place August 15–16. Significant lots include a 1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series II coupe, formerly the property of Princess Soraya of Iran (Gooding estimate: $5m–$6m). View all the Gooding & Company consignments here.

A 2005 Porsche Carrera GT races to the block at Russo and Steele’s August 13–15 Monterey auction. View all the featured Russo and Steele consignments here.

A 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB crosses the block at Mecum’s August 13–15 Monterey sale. View all Mecum’s featured Monterey consignments here.

Rick Cole Auctions offers a 1947 Delahaye 135M Narval with Figoni et Falaschi coachwork in Monterey this year (Contact Rick Cole for estimate). Bidding is open August 13–15, and you can bid from your smart phone. View all the Rick Cole consignments here.

The JR Cannery Row Car & Yacht auction takes place August 12–15. Notable lots include a 1955 Facel Vega FV-1. View all the current JR consignments here.

Tony Piff

SCM Auctions Editor and Photographer

Tony has long trumpeted the virtues of collecting Japanese cars. His daily driver is a 1970 Toyota Hilux — the one with the turn signals on top of the fenders. His popular “Rising Sun” column keeps a pulse on the J-tin market.

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