Auction held in celebration of Scuderia Ferrari’s 1000th Grand Prix at
Mugello, Italy on 11-13 September 2020
- RM Sotheby’s and Scuderia Ferrari’s Online Only: Once in a Millennium sale achieves a staggering €1,680,840
- Sale headlined by Ferrari SF1000 show car, which made €1,272,000—five times the pre-sale high estimate
- All 16 lots were offered without reserve with most exceeding the pre-sale estimates and many doubling pre-sale estimates
- Complete results available at rmsothebys.com
BLENHEIM, ONTARIO, CANADA – December 14, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – RM Sotheby’s, in partnership with Ferrari, achieved a staggering €1,680,840 from only 16 lots in its Online Only: Once in a Millennium auction, which closed for bidding on rmsothebys.com today.
Held in celebration of Scuderia Ferrari’s milestone 1000th Grand Prix event, which took place at Mugello, Italy on 11-13 September of this year, the Online Only sale offered 16 exclusive motorsport lots, all without reserve, relating to the landmark 2020 race. All lots represented a unique opportunity for Ferrari and F1 enthusiasts, and it was the stunning full-scale Ferrari SF1000 show car that attracted much pre-sale publicity. The rare and desirable lot had a pre-sale high estimate of €200,000 and sold for an amazing€1,272,000.
A number of lots doubled their pre-sale estimates including a racing suit signed by Mick Schumacher which sold for €45,600; a Sebastian Vettel signed racing suit which sold for €36,000; racing gloves signed by Sebastian Vettel sold for €12,600; racing gloves signed by Charles Leclerc sold for €12,000; and a racing suit signed by Charles Leclerc which made an incredible €63,600 against its pre-sale high estimate of €15,000.
Also on offer were two Behind the Scenes Grand Prix Race Experiences, which sold for €42,000 apiece; a Charles Leclerc Replica Racing Helmet which sold for €31,200; a Sebastian Vettel Replica Racing Helmet which sold for €31,200; two signed Ferrari SF1000 Rear Wing Endplates which sold for €27,000 and €26,400 respectively; three 2021 Formula 1 Grand Prix Race Experiences at Ferrari Gestione Sportiva, Maranello, which sold for €12,000, €10,800 and €10,800 respectively; and Mick Schumacher Signed Racing Gloves which sold for €5,640.
Additional information, including the complete auction results, are available at rmsothebys.com. Results are listed in EURO and include buyer’s premium.
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