Once Lost and Certainly Now Found: Spectacular Barn Find Ferrari Collection Shines at RM Sotheby’s Thursday Auction in Monterey, Realizing over $16.5M

230818 Spectacular Barn Find Ferrari Collection Shines at RM Sotheby's Thursday Auction in Monterey [678]

MONTEREY, CA – August 18, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – RM Sotheby’s electrified car enthusiasts at the Monterey Conference Center on Thursday evening with the remarkable barn find assembly of Ferraris, dubbed “The Lost & Found Collection.” The highly anticipated collection of blue-chip Ferraris in varying states of disrepair brought about by Hurricane Charley in 2004 commanded an impressive total result of over $16.5 million.

The event reaffirmed the allure of rare Ferraris remains undiminished, with collectors keen to own these rare artifacts lost to time. Notably, the 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Spider Series I, a battle-scarred gem, fetched an astonishing $1,875,000, with the legendary 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy commanding an eye-popping $3,305,000. Additionally, the 1956 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Coupe Series I, showcasing its timeless beauty beneath the wear and tear, changed hands for a substantial $2,810,000.

The Top 10 Lots of the Lost & Found Collection:

1. 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy by Scaglietti $3,305,000
2. 1956 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Coupe Series I by Pinin Farina $2,810,000
3. 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Spider Series I by Pinin Farina $1,875,000
4. 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Special by Pinin Farina $1,655,000
5. 1978 Ferrari 512 BB Competizione $1,490,000
6. 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS by Pinin Farina $1,116,000
7. 1965 Ferrari 275 GTS by Pinin Farina $1,017,000
8. 1964 Ferrari 250 GT/L Berlinetta Lusso $907,000
9. 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta by Scaglietti $500,000
10. 1968 Ferrari Dino 206 GT by Scaglietti $456,000

Stay tuned as RM Sotheby’s continues it’s Monterey auction on Friday and Saturday night at the Monterey Conference Center.

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