The Market

100.0

Bonhams’ 10.3m Swiss francs 2021 Bonmont auction

The comment from an experienced European dealer walking out of the auction tent summed up Bonhams’ third auction at the picturesque Bonmont Golf & Country Club outside Geneva: “They did very well, considering the quality of the cars”.   Over a third of the catalogue came from a familia...

RM sells Liechtenstein Rolls-Royce and Bentley collection for 11.1m Swiss francs

The tiny low-tax Principality of Liechtenstein with a population of just 38,750 probably has more than the average number of Rolls-Royce owners. Until yesterday, one was passionate marque enthusiast Norbert Seeger, whose almost unrivalled collecti...

Gooding’s latest online UK auction grosses £5.26m

The Californians’ second catalogue of cars based in the UK offered in an online-only sale saw nearly nine out of ten entries finding new owners. Once again, the cars were based in a storage facility just north of London, and the serious bidding ...

Gooding to offer McLaren F1 at Pebble Beach for $15m+

First it was RM with an ex-Gulf Porsche 917. Now arch-rival Gooding and Co has revealed another potential headliner for this year’s Monterey Week sales. The 1995 McLaren F1 road car that will cross the block in the big white tent next to th...
View

RM Sotheby’s in Milan, June 2021

Although most cars went to bidders over the telephone or via the internet, RM’s latest venture in Milan during the week of the Mille Miglia was a success. Working from on-the-day figures, nearly three-quarters of cars found new owners. The ...
View

The great reopening: the 2021 London Concours

“If you build it” and all that... Over three days this week a capacity crowd, limited to 2,500 per day, came to the first big UK classic car event to be held after lockdown restrictions were partially lifted last month. The London Concour...
View

Ferrari Dinos lead the way at Silverstone’s June Owners’ Club sale

Out of a small catalogue of 25 cars, Midlands specialist Silverstone sold 14 – a just about respectable sell-through-by-number percentage of 56%. Top of the charts was the Japanese-market 2011 Ferrari 599 GTO, unsold earlier this year, that...
View