Gooding & Company to Auction Rare and Historic Cars at Hampton Court Palace August 31 and September 1, 2023
August 31 @ 8:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm$25
- A 1955 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder SWB, one of only 55 examples produced
- A 1962 Aston Martin DB5, made famous by its appearance in the James Bond film “Goldfinger”
- A 1963 Porsche 911, the first year of production for the iconic sports car
- A 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 KR, one of only 56 examples produced
- A 1971 Lamborghini Miura SV, one of the most desirable supercars of all time
HOW TO BID
The auction will take place within the Concours of Elegance event, hosted within The Great Fountain Garden at Hampton Court Palace.
Guests wishing to bid or view the auction in person will need to secure ticketed entry to the Concours for themselves and any guests at the Concours ticketing website.
If you’re interested in attending the auction, you can view all the lots available for auction at Base Court and Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace on Friday, 31 August from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM BST and on Saturday, 1 September from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM BST. You can also bid online by registering on their website.
ABOUT THE HAMPTON PALACE (THE VENUE)
The Great Fountain Garden, nestled within Hampton Court Palace, stands as a captivating piece of history in London, England. With origins dating back to the early 16th century, the palace was initially commissioned by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey.
However, it was soon claimed by King Henry VIII, becoming an enduring symbol of regal heritage. Today, both the palace and its splendid gardens have transformed into a beloved hotspot for tourists and visitors.
► Thursday, 31 August: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM BST
► Friday, 1 September: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM BST
For the auction lots available, you can view them at Base Court and Clock Court within Hampton Court Palace.
Entry with tickets to the viewing is open to the public at the West entrance ticket office of the Palace. Tickets can also be purchased in advance through the Palace’s website.
► Date: Friday, 1 September
► Time: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM BST
► Location: The Great Fountain Garden, Hampton Court Palace, 12A Hampton Ct Way, Molesey, England GB
The auction is set to occur as part of the Concours of Elegance event, held at The Great Fountain Garden in Hampton Court Palace.
For those who want to participate in the auction or simply observe in person, acquiring ticketed entry to the Concours is necessary.
This applies to both attendees and any accompanying guests. Tickets can be secured through the Concours ticketing website.
With a ticket for the Concours on 1 September, you’ll also have access to view the auction lots at Base Court and Clock Court.
The Concours of Elegance (Classic Car Show) at Hampton Court Palace brings together a selection of 60 of the rarest cars from around the world – many of which will never have been seen before in the UK.The Concours Of Elegance London takes place September 1-3, 2023.
In addition to the cars on display, the Concours of Elegance also features a number of other events, such as a Concours d’Elegance for pre-war cars, a car show for modern classics, and a live auction.The Concours of Elegance is a must-attend event for any classic car enthusiast. It is a celebration of the beauty and engineering of some of the world’s most iconic cars.
To streamline the registration process, we encourage all prospective bidders planning to attend the auction to pre-register online with their chosen bidding method ahead of the auction date.
Important: Bidders must also obtain separate admission to the Concours of Elegance for Friday, 1st September. This can be arranged by visiting concoursofelegance.co.uk/tickets/.
This option includes a catalog and two reserved auction seats (subject to availability). We kindly ask that you register in advance on our website: www.goodingco.com/register.
For a more personalized experience, our on-site Bidder Registration desk will be at Hampton Court Palace to assist you in person. You can complete the necessary paperwork and retrieve your auction credentials at these designated spots and times:
► Thursday, 31 August: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM BST (Base Court, Hampton Court Palace)
► Friday, 1 September: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM BST (Auction Tent in Great Fountain Garden, Hampton Court Palace)
THREE WAYS TO BID:
- Online Bidding: Registration must be completed online at goodingco.com/register or through our mobile apps available on iOS or Android.
- Telephone & Absentee Bidding: Registration for both methods is accessible via our website. Please submit the required information at least 24 hours before the sale. The necessary forms can also be downloaded for submission via email or fax.
- Bidding In-Person: Although prospective bidders can register in person prior to the auction and during the viewing hours, we recommend completing registration before arriving at the auction site for a smoother process.