- This event has passed.
RM Sotheby’s Auction at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on May 22, 2021
May 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0Free
RM Sotheby’s auction will take place during the Amelia Island Concours at The Ritz Carlton on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021. The Auction starts promptly at 11:00 AM and ends later in the day when all the items are spoked for. There is a short preview time on Saturday morning from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.
Cars can also be previewed on Thursday, May 20 (10:00 AM – 7:00 PM), Friday, May 21 (10:00 AM – 7:00 PM), and Saturday, May 22 (10:00 AM – 7:00 PM). All memorabilia can be viewed inside The Ritz-Carlton in the Ballroom according to the above schedule. Most all the cars are available roe preview at The Ritz-Carlton on the Front Lawn.
Last year’s auction total sales raised the bar again, as regards sell-through rate, percentage of cars sold within estimate range, and the number of lots sold above $1 million.
Since the inaugural Amelia Island auction in 1999, RM has been the principal sponsor and official auction house of the world-renowned Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. This event honors a significant automobile’s personality each year and showcases unique and historic automobiles of all eras on the show field.
The RM Sotheby’s Memorabilia action with start with auctioning a “FAST COMPANY BY STANLEY WANLASS” Bronze; mounted on a marble base Inscribed “S. Wanlass 89” and numbered 21/40 dated 1989 priced at $6,500 – $8,500 (Offered Without Reserve)
United States | Amelia Island, Florida. This size is 21 × 11 × 9 in..
The action will also include LOT #102 for a “Pur Sang by Stanley Wanlass”, (1992) priced at $8,000 – $12,000, LOT #103 a “Rolls-Royce “Spirit of Ecstasy” Showroom Bronze” in the style of Charles Sykes priced at $15,000 – $20,000 and LOT #104 for a” New York to Paris by Stanley Wanlass”, (1982) priced at $8,000 – $12,00. All lots are Offered Without Reserve.
Two other notable items for sale at the auction are LOT #105 for the Bentley “Flying B” Mascot Collection priced at $30,000 – $40,000 and LOT #106 is a “High Gear by Stanley Wanlass”, (1987) priced at $15,000 – $25,000 again without reserve.
RM Sotheby’s is the Official Auction Of The Amelia Island Concours D’elegance.
ABOUT RM SOTHEBY’S
RM Sotheby’s, the official auction company of the world-renowned Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, is moving its auction date to the 22 of May in support of the new dates of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. In light of current local and global developments, RM Sotheby’s is in full support of the Concours’s efforts and will likewise prioritize the safety of its clients, staff and attendees.
Celebrating our 23rd year, RM Sotheby’s 2021 Amelia Island auction will offer best-of-category examples across diverse segments of the collector car market.
RM SOTHEBY’S LIST OF CARS FOR SALE
- 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen Replica
- 2005 Ferrari Superamerica
- 2002 BMW Z8
- 1959 Fiat 1200 Tv Spider
- 1954 Swallow Doretti
- 1960 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
- 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black Series
- 1919 Pierce-Arrow Series 31 Four-Passenger Roadster
- 1959 Fiat-Abarth 750 GT ‘Double Bubble’ Coupe
- 1932 Chrysler Cl Imperial Dual-Windshield Phaeton
- 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham
- 1960 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Convertible
- 1968 Ferves Ranger
- 1910 Thomas Model M-6-40 Flyabout
- 2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG
- 1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS
- 1965 Shelby 427 S/C Cobra “Csx 4600”
- 1965 Porsche 356 C 1600 SC ‘Sunroof’ Coupe
NOTABLE SALES FROM PREVIOUS YEARS
2020 – 1970 Lola T165 Can-Am (sold for $665,000) – tripling expectations
2019 –1966 Shelby 427 Cobra (sold for $1,792,500)
Most valuable non-competition spec 427 Cobra ever sold at auction
2018 – 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.8 (sold for $1,655,000)
New Auction Record for the Type 964 Porsche 911 Carrera RS
2017 – 1929 Stutz Model M Supercharged Coupe (sold for $1,705,000)
New Record for a Stutz at Auction
2017 – The highest total in Amelia Island auction history: $70.9 million
The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
9:30 am – 4:30 pm The Golf Club Amelia Island 10th & 18th Fairways
2016 – 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica LWB Coupe Aerodinamico (sold for $4,400,000)
World Record Price for a 400 Superamerica Coupe at auction
IMPORTANT BIDDER INFORMATION
Bidder Registration Requirements:
NOTE – ADVANCE ONSITE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: If you plan to attend the sale as an onsite bidder, you must pre-register in advance of the auction due to capacity limitations.
You may register to bid in the Amelia Island sale as an onsite, telephone, online, or absentee bidder. The registration process is simple and only takes a few minutes. To register, you can either create an account on the RM Sotheby’s website and complete the registration process online, or you can contact Client Service for alternate registration options.
The following items will be required for you to submit your registration:
One of the following: Driver’s License, Passport Identification, or ID Card
Proof of funds (Proof of Funds or Bank Statement)
Credit Card (used for a pre-auction authorization)
If registering as a Company, Proof of Company (Incorporation documents, VAT/Tax Number)
If registering as a North American dealer, copy of Dealer and Resale Tax Certificate.
ADMISSION & LOCATION
The Ritz Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
United States 32034