Monterey Car Week: day two auction results

With RM Sotheby's, Bonhams, and Gooding joining Worldwide, Mecum and Russo & Steele for their Friday auctions, total sales for the week to date surpassed $190-million.

The two stand out results were the world record price set for an American car at auction($22million for a 1936 Duesenberg SSJ) and the sale, at $21,455,000, of the historically important 1963 Aston Martin DP215 Competition Prototype .

905 cars have now crossed the block in the first two days of auctions, and with a sell through rate of 60% and an average price of $350,065, results now compare well against 2017. For day one's results, click here, and for the remarkable day three (the final day) results, click here.

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Dependent on which criteria you use to view success, both RM Sotheby's and Gooding & Co can claim to be the pre-eminent auction house so far. Average sales price was higher at Gooding, but RM Sotheby's had a higher grossing auction. Sell-through rates were near-identical, so honours are probably even at halfway through the week.

Sales results are courtesy of Hagerty Insurance.

Overall through Friday from all auction companies

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26 Aug 2018

By David Lillywhite