February sales at Paris/Retromobile 2017

by | Mar,2017

1964 Typ 901 Cabriolet Prototype by Karmann did not sell at $598,080; Photo by Tim Scott © 2016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.

 

February sales at Paris/Retromobile 2017

Written by Randy Leffingwell

Photos courtesy of RM Sotheby’s and Bonhams


RM Sotheby’s

Place Vauban

Paris 75007 France

 

Sale: 6pm, Wednesday, 8 February

 

The auction was conducted in English (mostly,) and French with occasional quick forays into Italian, German, and other languages. On the day of the auction, the exchange rate was €1.00 = $1.06.8. We covered the auction by R. M. Sotheby’s live feed and www.Hammer Price.com. Prices listed here do not include the 12% buyer’s fee plus 20% Value Added Tax in France.  Phone bidders made up a substantial percentage of successful sales. Auctioneers dispatched 77 lots in just three hours 30 minutes. For those bidders and sellers who booked dinner tables for 10 p.m., they made it!

 

  • Lot 121 – 1955 Porsche Typ 356 Pre-A 1600 Speedster – Without reserve – Estimate: €300,000-400,000Sold for €330,000 ($352,440) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 122 – 1976 Porsche Typ 912 E – Without reserve – Estimate: €20,000-30,000Sold for €30,000 ($32,040) to a commission bid at the desk.
  • Lot 123 – 1981 Porsche Typ 924 Carrera GT – Without reserve – Estimate: €70,000-90,000Sold for €82,000 ($85,576) to a phone bidder.

 

Photo by Remi Dargegon © 2016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.

 

  • Lot 124 – 2004 Porsche Typ 996 GT2 Clubsport – Without reserve – Estimate: €175,000-225,000 – Sold for €220,000 ($234,960) to a buyer in the room.
  • Lot 125 – 1994 Porsche Typ 964 Turbo S 3.6 – Without reserve – Estimate: €650,000-750,000 – Sold for €805,000 (859,740) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 126 – 1970 Porsche Typ 914/6 – Without reserve – Estimate: €40,000-60,000 – Sold for €52,000 ($55,536) to a buyer in the room.
  • Lot 127 – 1993 Porsche Typ 928 GTS – Without reserve – Estimate: €50,000-70,000 – Sold for €75,000 ($80,100) to a buyer in the room.
  • Lot 128 – 2004 Porsche Typ 996 GT3 RS – Without reserve – Estimate: €200,000-250,000 – Sold for €350,000 ($373,800) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 129 – 2000 Porsche Typ 996 GT3 Clubsport – Without reserve – Estimate: €100,000-130,000 – Sold for €100,000 ($106,800) to a buyer in the room.
  • Lot 130 – 1986 Porsche Typ 930 Turbo “Flat Nose” – Without reserve – Estimate: €100,000-130,000 – Sold for €125,000 ($133,500) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 131 – 1988 Porsche Typ 959 Sport – Without reserve (!) – Estimate: €1,500,000-2,000,000Sold for €1,750,000 ($1,869,000) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 132 – 2014 Porsche Typ 991 Carrera S Martini Racing EditionWithout reserve – Estimate: €150,000-180,000 – Sold for €110,000 ($117,480) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 133 – 2005 Porsche Typ 996 Turbo S Cabriolet – Without reserve – Estimate: €75,000-100,000 – Sold for €75,000 ($80,100) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 136 – 2016 Porsche Typ 991 911REstimate: €450,000-650,000Sold for €460,000 ($491,280) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 139 – 1998 RUF CTR2 Sport – Without reserve – Estimate: €450,000-550,000Sold for €470,000 ($501,950) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 143 – 2010 Porsche Typ 997 GT3 RSR – Without reserve – Estimate €200,000-300,000 – Sold for €420,000 ($448,560) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 147 – 1970 Porsche Typ 917/10 PrototypeEstimate: €4,600,000-5,500,000Did not sell at €3,900,000 ($4,165,200).

 

Photo by Remi Dargegon © 2016 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.

 

  • Lot 150 – 1995 Porsche Typ 993 Turbo CabrioletEstimate: €850,000-1,000,000 – Sold for €1,200,000 ($1,281,600) to a phone bidder. Bidding stalled around €820,000, then resumed steady climb, earning applause at €1,000,000 and again at its final sales price.
  • Lot 155 – 1991 Porsche Typ 964 Carrera CupEstimate: €225,000-275,000 – Sold for €200,000 ($213,600) to a bidder in the room.

Photo by Tim Scott © 2016 Courtesy RM Sotheby’s.

 

  • Lot 159 – 1964 Porsche Typ 901 Cabriolet PrototypeEstimate: €850,000-1,000,000 – Did not sell at €560,000 ($598,080).
  • Lot 162 – 1975 Porsche Typ 911 Carrera 2.7 MFIEstimate: €170,000-200,000 – Did not sell for €120,000 (128,160).
  • Lot 164 – 1973 Porsche Typ 911 Carrera RS 2.7 TouringEstimate: €495,000-545,000 – Sold for €480,000 ($512,640) to a bidder in the room.
  • Lot 167 – 2010 Porsche Typ 997 SpeedsterEstimate: €200,000-250,000 – Sold for 210,000 ($224,280) to a phone bidder.
  • Lot 170 – 1977 Porsche Typ 911 Carrera 3.0 “Turbo Look” TargaEstimate: €175,000-225,000 – Sold for €140,000 ($149,520) to a bidder in the room.
  • Lot 173 – 1958 Porsche Typ 356 A 1600 Super coupeEstimate: €120,000-140,000 – Sold for $110,000 ($117,480) to a buyer in the room.
  • Lot 177 – 1992 Porsche Typ 964 Carrera RSEstimate: €175,000-250,000 – Sold for €200,000 ($213,600) to a phone bidder.

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Other interesting automobiles:

  • Lot 157 – 1965 Ferrari 275 GTBEstimate: €1,800,000-2,200,000 – Sold for €1,725,000 ($1,842,300) to a bidder in the room.

 

Photo by Tim Scott © 2016 Courtesy RM Sotheby’s.

 

  • Lot 161 – 1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 Grand Prix carEstimate: €3,800,000-5,000,000 – Sold for €3,500,000 ($3,738,000) to a bidder in the room.

 


 

Bonhams

Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais

9 February 2017

12:00 Central European Time

Bonhams assesses an after-sale 15% buyer’s premium. Cars remaining in Europe are subject to varying Value Added Taxes.

 

  • Lot 065 – 1981 Porsche 936 scale 1:2 child’s car – Estimate: $15,000 – 17,000.
  • Lot 322 – 1993 Porsche Typ 964 Turbo 3.6Estimate: 190,000-260,000 – Sold for $204,117.
  • Lot 334 – 1959 Porsche Typ 356A 1600 T2 Sunroof coupeEstimate: $80,000-100,000 – Sold for $80,572.
  • Lot 342 – 1970 Porsche Typ 914/6 with competition history with Kremer racingEstimate $190,000-260,000 – Sold for 171,888.
  • Lot 344 – 1991 Porsche Typ 964 RS N-GT coupeEstimate: $160,000-180,000 Sold for $141,807.
  • Lot 347 – 1955 Porsche Typ 356 Pre-A 1500 Super SpeedsterEstimate: $370,000-590,000 – Sold for $343,776.
  • Lot 362 – 1970 Porsche Typ 911E 2.2 coupeEstimate: $75,000-96,000 – Sold for $64,458.

 

Photo © 2106 courtesy of Bonhams.

 

  • Lot 373 – 1955 Porsche Typ 356 Pre-A Continental coupeEstimate: 290,000-510,000 (!) – Sold for $268,631.
  • Lot 376 – 1957 Porsche Typ 356A SpeedsterEstimate: $350,000-430,000Sod for $316,918.
  • Lot 380 – 1989 Porsche Typ 911 Carrera 3.2 SpeedsterEstimate: $180,000- 260,000 – Sold for $182,631.

 

Photo © 2016 Courtesy of Bonhams.

 

  • Lot 383 – 1996 Porsche Typ 993 Turbo X50 coupeEstimate $110,000-160,000 – Sold for $225,603.
  • Lot 388 – 2003 Porsche Typ 996 GT3 RSEstimate: $130,000-180,000Did not sell at $112,801.
  • Lot 393 – 1973 Porsche Typ 911 Carrera 2.7 MFI coupeEstimate: $130,000 – 170,000 – Did not sell at $102,058.
  • Lot 398 – 1992 Porsche Typ 964 Carrera RS RCTEstimate: $160,000 – 180,000 – Did not sell at $128,916.
  • Lot 412 – 1994 Porsche Typ 930  – Estimate: $80,000-120,000 – Sold for $83,795.
  • Lot 415 – 1977 Porsche Typ 911S 2.7Estimate: $48,000 – 69,000 – Sold for $52,641.
  • Lot 422 – 1985 Porsche 828 S3Estimate: $27,000-37,000 – Sold for $24,709.

 

Photo © 2016 courtesy of Bonhams.

 


Artcurial Motorcars

Salon Rétromobile – Hall 2.1

Parc des Expositions

Porte de Versailles

Paris 75015 France

 

Sale: 2pm, Friday 10 February

  • Lot 017 – 1963 Porsche Typ 356 Carrera 2 GSEstimate: €400,000-600,000 – Sold for $479,272.
  • Lot 018 – 1955 Porsche Typ 356 Pre-A 1600 SpeedsterEstimate: €380,000-520,000 – Sold for $342,825.
  • Lot 089 – 1970 Porsche Typ 911 E 2.2 – Without reserve – Estimate: €80,000-120,000 – Sold for $75,016.
  • Lot 110 – 1961 Porsche Typ 329 Diesel Super Export tractor – Without reserve – Estimate: €20,000-30,000 – Sold for $38,550.
  • Lot 111 – 1987 Porsche Typ 911 Carrera 3.2 Club Sport M637Estimate: €250,000-300,000 – Did not sell at $197,960.
  • Lot 115 – 1988 Porsche Typ 930 3.3 (ex-Sebastion Loeb) Estimate: €170,000-200,000 – Sold for $229,217.
  • Lot 117 – 1973 Porsche Typ 911 Carrera RS 2.7Estimate: €400,000-600,000 – Did not sell for $354,244.
  • Lot 118 – 1988 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.4 RUFEstimate: €140,000-160,000 – Sold for $133,363.
  • Lot 119 – 1987 Porsche Typ 959 KomfortEstimate: €950,000-1,200,000 – Sold for $989,800.
  • Lot 138 – 1974 Porsche Typ 911 Carrera 2.7 TargaEstimate: €120,000-160,000 – Sold for $109,399.

 

Other interesting automobiles:

 

  • Lot 075 – 1972 Lamborghini Miura SVEstimate: €2,200,000-2,600,000 – Sold for $2,135,884.
  • Lot 087 – 1965 Dino Berlinetta-Speciale by PininfarinaEstimate: €4,000,000-8,000,000 – Sold for $3,959,199.
  • Lot 125 – 1948 Ferrari 166 Spyder Corse Scaglietti – Without reserve(!) – Estimate not published – Sold for $2,656,831.

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