Gooding Tops $16M in Geared Online May Sale

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Santa Monica, CA — When Gooding & Company’s May 3-7 Geared Online sale closed Friday, the company tallied more than $16.202 million on 84 of 87 lots for a 97% sell-through rate. Five cars sold for more than $1 million each.

The top sale was a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Alloy, which achieved a total price of over $3.5 million. A rare garage find, the 1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT also proved impressive, achieving a selling price of $2.22 million. The company achieved exceptional numbers with a 1968 Meyers Manx, selling at $59,400, and a stunning 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder that sold for $1.144 million.

A beautifully restored 1957 BMW 507 Series II sold for a high value at $2.2 million, along with a stunning 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster that sold for $1.232 million. One of the best performers of the sale was a 1966 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2-Litre Fixed Head Coupe, which kept bidders enticed up until the last moment and sold well over its high estimate at $253,000. Get all results.

Gooding also sold 100% of its automobilia lots. One highlight was a Jaguar D-Type Child’s Car, which sold for $25,625. Other items sold included International Mutoscope coin-operated driving games from the 1940s and 1950s, as well as assorted Ferrari brochures, manuals and press kits.