The unofficial tally from RM Sotheby’s 2015 Monterey auctions from this past weekend sits at a cool $172.7 million.
If the total stands, it’ll officially be a record for the highest grossing collector car auction of all time and marks a 20 percent jump on the company’s 2014 performance.
At least 35 vehicles sold for over $1 million and four lots exceeded $10 million with the 1964 Ferrari 250 LM seen above getting $17.6 million. Other vehicles that broke the $10-million mark include a 1998 McLaren F1 “LM-Specification” that netted $13.75 million, a 1953 Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight for $13.2 million and a 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione “Tour de France” for $13.2 million.
The three-day event saw numerous collector Ferrari models cross the block with over half of the top 10 vehicles sold sporting the Prancing Horse moniker. The first day of the RM Sotheby’s Monterey auction also set a new record for a private automobile collection sold during a single-day sale, with the Pinnacle Portfolio netting $75.4 million on Thursday evevning.
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