Auctions and Brokerage
Gooding & Company closed out yet another successful installment of its Geared Online sales which took place from May 3 to May 7. The company realized $16,202,500 from 84 of 87 lots, resulting in a 97% sell-through rate and an average price of $192,886 per lot sold. Five cars were sold for prices well over $1,000,000 each.
Monday, May 3
Lots open at 9am PT
Friday, May 7
Lots begin closing at 9am PT
The Geared Online auction series offers a selection of lots with and without reserve, providing a brilliant selection of automotive history for every level of collector. Gooding & Company houses all available lots at the company’s Southern California facility, providing a unique opportunity for interested bidders to conduct on-site inspections of the online offerings and for specialists to engage with the lots on behalf of clients. The auction house invites you to speak with a Gooding & Company staff member for more information on viewing and inspection, as well as on how to consign for upcoming Geared Online sales.
The complete online catalogue will be available on Monday, April 26.
All Geared Online lots are available for viewing and inspection, by appointment only, at Gooding & Company’s Southern California facility. Appointments are available weekdays 9am to 5pm from Monday, April 26, through Friday, May 7. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 310.899.1960 to make arrangements.
Please note that due to COVID-19 safety measures, all Gooding & Company visitors will be required to comply with all posted guidelines and directives received from Gooding & Company staff during their visit.
10% of the final bid price for vehicle lots
25% of the final bid price for automobilia lots
The Buyer’s Premium is in addition to the final bid price that is displayed after “Purchased For.”
Please read the Conditions of Sale for the full terms and conditions of sale. Each capitalized term used but not defined below will have the meaning assigned in the Conditions of Sale.
HOW TO REGISTER
Online bidder registration is available through Gooding & Company’s website and through Gooding & Company’s mobile apps for iOS and Android. After the submission of your application, a Gooding & Company representative will contact you to finalize your registration.
For more information about bidding or registration please email email@example.com
Prospective bidders will be required to complete and execute the applicable registration application forms and provide identification (Driver’s License or Passport for individuals and corporate documentation for companies); and provide an original Bank Letter of Guarantee or other form of proof of ability to pay for purchases, in either case, in an amount and in a form acceptable to Gooding in its sole discretion (the “Guarantee”).
Prospective bidders authorize the release of financial information to Gooding for the purposes of verifying ability to pay for purchases.
Please ensure that Gooding & Company receives your completed bidder registration form and Guarantee no later than 24 hours before the close of the Geared Online Auction in which you wish to bid.
WAYS TO BID
Registered bidders may participate in the Geared Online Auction via Gooding & Company’s website and/or mobile app. Please first download Gooding & Company’s bidding app through the iTunes store or Google Play store by searching “Gooding & Company”. For more information about bidding or registration please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For lots offered “without reserve,” bidding will start at $25. For lots with a reserve, bidding will start at half (50%) of the published low estimate. Bidding will then proceed according to the increment table below.
Each bid is final, binding, and irrevocable, and bidders may not change, retract or rescind any bid once made.
In addition to the final bid price (which is the amount displayed after "Purchased For"), the Buyer is required to pay Gooding a percentage of the final bid price, the Buyer’s Premium. This Geared Online Auction will have the following Buyer’s Premium:
The Buyer is responsible for all applicable state and local sales and/or use tax on any lot purchased. Exemptions will only be allowed upon receipt of documentation acceptable to Gooding in its sole discretion.
Payment of the full Purchase Price (as defined in the Conditions of Sale) must be received by Gooding by 5:00 pm PDT on Wednesday, May 12, 2021.
Lot Removal and Storage
The Buyer must make immediate arrangements for the collection and transport of all purchased lots. All lots must be removed from Gooding & Company’s Southern California storage facility at Buyer’s risk and expense by 5:00 pm PDT no later than Friday, May 14, 2021. Please contact email@example.com for assistance in making removal arrangements.
The Buyer is solely responsible for making arrangements for the collection and transport of any purchased lot, but Gooding & Company offers Buyers the following referral for domestic vehicle transportation:
Any lot not removed by Friday, May 14, 2021, will be assessed a storage fee of up to $50 per day. Buyer hereby grants Gooding an irrevocable power of attorney to remove and store purchased lots at a third-party warehouse at Buyer’s risk and expense.
For additional answers to your questions regarding online bidding and Geared Online, please see the FAQ page.