We’ve barely concluded Arizona Auction Week, and post-block deals are still coming together, but combined sales released so far total $231.5m. Although there were many million-dollar cars, the preliminary total represents a decline of 15% from last year’s $271.2m*.
The most expensive car of the week was a 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster (pictured), sold for $9,900,000 at RM Sotheby’s. Preliminary totals at RM Sotheby’s came to $62.8m, a 1% dip from last year’s $63.6m total. The sales rate was 85%. View all the sold prices here.
Barrett-Jackson sold 1,481 out of 1,490 cars (99%), and preliminary sales totaled $104m, down 21% from last year’s $131m. Three “Serial One” Corvettes — a 1955, a 1956 and a 1957 — took high-sale honors when they sold as a one-lot package for $1,815,000. View all the sold prices here.
A 1950 Ferrari 166 MM/195 S Berlinetta Le Mans was the top seller at Gooding & Company at $6,490,000. Gooding achieved an 86% sales rate, and combined sales totaled more than $43m, down 17% from $51.5m a year ago. View all the sold prices here.
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