The preliminary numbers are in from Amelia Island, and they are impressive.
RM sales broke $23m between 92 cars, with pre-war heavy iron selling strongly. The high sale there—and the most expensive American car for the week overall—was a 1929 Cord L-29 Special Coupe, sold for $2.42m. Signicant post-war sales included a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz convertible, which brought $157k, and a 2002 Chevrolet Corvette race car, sold for $275k. See the rest of the results at RMauctions.com
At Gooding, 70 cars sold for a total of $36m. A 1948 Tucker 48 brought $1.32m, the 1960 Chevrolet Corvette “Race Rat” approached the half-million dollar mark, selling for $440k, and a 1965 Shelby GT350 made $193k. See the rest of the results at GoodingCo.com