Outstanding Results from Amelia Island Auction

Amelia Island Auction Amelia Island Auction The 2011 Amelia Island sale, held last Saturday, March 12, was a record-breaking success, posting a remarkable $24.3 million in total sales, the highest tally achieved in the event’s 13-year history. In total, the single-day sale presented some 103 lots, including a selection of vintage motorcycles, before a packed house, with a strong 96% of all lots sold at its Amelia Island sale to claim the top results of the weekend. Top sales honors of the weekend went to a rare 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico Vignale Coupé, chassis number 0224 AT, offered from the private collection of Larry Nicklin. One of just three built and boasting a superlative racing pedigree, the hugely valuable competition coupé sparked a spirited bidding war in the room and on the phones, exceeding its pre-sale estimate to sell for an extraordinary $4,290,000. Also offered from the Nicklin Collection and exceeding its pre-sale estimate was a highly original 1953 Ferrari 212 Inter Vignale Coupé, chassis number 0267 EU, which realized $660,000. Both examples were offered for the first time in 30 years. Building on RM’s reputation as the specialists for private and estate collections, the distinguished collection of Jack and Marilyn Tallman, also garnered significant interest. Headlined by a handsome 1930 Cadillac Sixteen Roadster for $506,000, the collection generated over $2.3 million in total sales. Beyond the top-seller’s list, other notable highlights well-exceeding their pre-sale estimates included: a 1986 Ford RS200 Evolution, one of only 24 Evolutions built, for $159,500; and an exceptional, early 1964 Porsche 911 for $225,500.

1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico Easily Reached an Impressive $3.9 Million at Amelia Island

1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico RM`s Amelia Island Auction has been started today at 11 am EST in the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Amelia Island, Florida. As was expected there was a number of bidders at the auction, and also is noticed a large number of visitors. From hour to hour the atmosphere at the auction became more exciting. We present you some of the most interesting results from RM Amelia Island Auction: