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Press Release

Gooding & Company Totals $9 Million 
in Sales at Its October 2020 Geared Online Auction

A factory prototype 1956 Maserati A6G/54 Spider became 
the top sale of the auction house’s online event.

Santa Monica, Calif. (November 3, 2020) – Gooding & Company, the auction house revered for selling the world’s most desirable and prized collector cars, achieved $9,284,031 at its October 2020 Geared Online auction. The company achieved an overall 77% sales rate from 51 of 66 lots sold, with three vehicles selling over $1 million.

Gooding & Company delivered a diverse lineup of collector cars, from early classics to modern supercars, as well as a carefully curated selection of automobilia for the five-day online only sale. The 1956 Maserati A6G/54 Spider garnered $1,892,000, becoming the most valuable car sold at the five-day sale. Mercedes-Benz and Ferraris rounded out the highest sales with the 1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso selling for $1,430,000, and a flawless 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing saw bidding placed up until the very last seconds, before ultimately selling for $1,254,000.

The company’s offering of automobilia saw an exceptional 100% sell-through rate. The 1990 Claude Botin 250 Testa Rossa Child’s Car sparked a thrilling bidding war before ultimately selling for $30,625.

“Our Geared Online sales have proven to be incredibly successful thanks to our team of specialists and their expertise in consigning unrestored gems and top of the category collectibles,” states David Gooding, President and Founder of Gooding & Company. “These sales have offered a distinguished array of cars and automobilia that are trending among collectors and blue chip marques, encouraging continued confidence among our buyers in the quality consignments.”

Top Five Sales

  • 1956 Maserati A6G/54 Spider, sold for $1,892,000

  • 1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, sold for $1,430,000

  • 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, sold for $1,254,000

  • 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Cabriolet, sold for $748,000

  • 1975 Lancia Stratos HF Stradale, sold for $451,000

About Gooding & Company Gooding & Company is celebrated for its world-class automotive auctions and unparalleled service in the international collector car market, achieving over $2 billion in sales since the company’s inception. The auction house continues to deliver market-leading results, while setting new trends and selling best-of-category cars across numerous collector car verticals. Gooding & Company consistently presents the highest-quality consignments while operating with openness and integrity, which have earned the company a reputation of trust and respect unmatched in the industry. Offering a wide range of services including private and estate sales, appraisals and collection management, the auction house is ready to assist you with numerous collector car services.