Preliminary figures from Hagerty, the classic car insurance and valuation company, indicate that Bonhams’ auction Thursday at Amelia Island generated $27.3 million in sales with a 65 percent sell-through rate. The sales total was nearly double the figure for the same sale a year ago. The average sales price was more than double the 2015 standard.
A 1937 Bugatti Type 57SC sports tourer led the way, selling for $9.735 million, including buyer’s fees. Three other cars topped $1 million. Continue reading