Past weekend RM Auction broke the record with Don Davis Collection in Fort Worth. Auction was held at Mr. Davis’s estate and 64 automobiles were sold for more than $21.2 million.
Bidders from 14 countries around the world were participate on this auction. Top sale was 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS who was sold for $1,936,000, setting a new world record for a Ferrari 330 GTS sold at auction. Spot number two was another dream car, the 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spider, which garnered a remarkable $1,650,000.
The 1967 Toyota 2000GT was sold for an amazing $1,155,000, which exceeds the previous world record for a Toyota 2000GT sold at auction. Also entering the history books and setting new auction records for their class were the highly sought-after 1988 Porsche 959 ‘Komfort’, which sold for an outstanding $770,000. The 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III Mulliner Park Ward Drophead Coupe for $577,500, and the 1965 Lamborghini 350 GT Coupe for $550,000.
The Don Davis Collection sale is the latest on a list of highly successful single-vendor auctions presented by RM Auctions. The fantastic results reflect not only the truly exceptional quality of the cars, but also the continued health of the collector car market and Mr. Davis’s reputation for collecting the best of the best. From the Toyota 2000GT to the Ferrari 330 GTS, this was certainly a record-setting sale of private collection auctions.
RM continues its busy 2013 auction season with the return of its highly anticipated biennial sale held during the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este weekend, May 25, on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. This will be closely followed by RM’s established U.S. summer sales, including its annual sale in Plymouth, Michigan, held in conjunction with the respected Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, July 27, as well as RM’s flagship Monterey, California, sale, held during the same weekend as the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, August 16–17.