The Porsches in the Gooding & Co Auction in Monterey 2018

I presume quite some Porsche collectors with deep wallets will be interested in some of the Porsches that will come on the block during the Gooding & Co Auction in the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center on August 24 – 25. The reason is obvious. Among the 30 Porsches that Gooding & Co has in the catalogue, Some of them are not the most common ones. Exactly as in the RM Sotheby’s Monterey Auction,

Gooding & Co has a Porsche 550 Spyder in the catalogue. But that’s not the only gem Gooding & Co has. The succesor of the Porsche 550 Spyder was the Porsche 718 RSK. The last few times a Porsche 718 RSK was sold, was during the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed Auction  where Stirling Moss‘s personal Porsche 718 RSK was sold. One year later, Jerry Seinfeld offered 16 Porsches for sale at Amelia Island, and a Porsche 718 RSK was one of them.  The 2007 Porsche RS Spyder is more modern but a car that does not change hands very often. It is not the car that all collectors are interested in. Nevertheless we are sure the Porsche RS Spyder will catch a high price.

Porsche 550 Spyder ( 550-0053)
Porsche 550 Spyder ( 550-0053)

The Porsche 550 Spyder

Porsche 550-0053 was delivered new by John von Neumann to first owner Eldon C. Beagle of Sacramento, California . Elon C. Beagle raced Porsche 550-0053 in 14 races between 1955 and 1956, according to a family book recording the race experiences of Eldon C. Beagle.  According to the book, Beagle finished on the podium in Porsche 550-0053 in 8 of the 14 races he entered, and retired only once.

Porsche 718-024 RSK Spyder
Porsche 718 RSK (718-024)

The Porsche 718 RSK 

March 1959, Porsche 718-024 RSK Spyder was sold new to American enthusiast and racer Ed Hugus. Hugus ran Porsche 718-024 in the 1959 Le Mans 24H in the legendary Lucybelle livery, with thin blue stripes running the length of the car and a small heart painted on the tail. By the 19th hour, the RSK was the best-placed Porsche, running 1st in Class and 4th Overall, but it was forced to retire in the 20th hour with a broken crankshaft. After Le Mans the car stayed in Europe for several months. The Porsche factory borrowed Porsche 718-024 for a ceremony celebrating Edgar Barth, who had recently captured the 1959 European Hill Climb Championship. After the return of the car to the USA it changed hands. It was used in the 1962 Pikes Peak Hill Climb and many other races.

All the Porsches in the Gooding & Co Monterey Auction

Lot 001 : 1965 Porsche 356 SC Cabriolet Estimation $225.000 – $275.000
Lot 003 : 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe 25th Anniversary Edition Estimation $100.000 – $140.000
Lot 004 : 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet 25th Anniversary Edition Estimation $90.000 – $120.000
Lot 014 : 2015 Porsche Weissach Spyder Estimation $1.600.000 – $2.000.000
Lot 028 : 1994 Porsche RS America Estimation $150.000 – $180.000
Lot 036 : 1994 Porsche 964 Turbo 3.6 Estimation $275.000 – $375.000
Lot 040 : 1998 Porsche 993 Targa Estimation $120.000 – $150.000
Lot 043 : 2007 Porsche 997 GT3 RSR Estimation $400.000 – $500.000
Lot 044 : 2007 Porsche RS Spyder Estimation available upon request
Lot 045 : 2014 Porsche 991 GT America Estimation $275.000 – $350.000
Lot 047 : 2003 Porsche 996 GT2 Estimation $150.000 – $200.000
Lot 051 : 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder Estimation $4.000.000 – $5.000.000
Lot 052 : 1994 Porsche 964 Speedster Estimation $175.000 – $225.000
Lot 058 : 1962 Porsche 356B Twin Grille Roadster Estimation $375.000 – $450.000
Lot 060 : 2004 Porsche Carrera GT Estimation $550.000 – $650.000
Lot 104 : 1965 Porsche 911 Estimation $250.000 – $350.000
Lot 109 : 2005 Porsche 996 GT3 Estimation $80.000 – $100.000
Lot 121 : 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Touring Estimation $700.000 – $800.000
Lot 127 : 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Estimation $175.000 – $250.000
Lot 128 : 1959 Porsche 718 RSK Estimatin $3.600.000 – $4.100.000
Lot 131 : 1957 Porsche 356A Speedster Estimation $475.000 – $550.000
Lot 144 : 1973 Porsche 911E Targa Estimation $150.000 – $200.000
Lot 154 : 1998 Porsche 993 Carrera S Estimation $140.000 – $180.000
Lot 158 : 1993 Porsche 964 Carrera RS 3.8 Estimation $1.100.000 – $1.400.000
Lot 161 : 1966 Porsche 911 Spyder Estimation $700.000 – $1.000.000
Lot 163 : 1991 Porsche 964 Turbo 3.3 Estimation $160.000 – $200.000
Lot 172 : 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo Estimation $80.000 – $120.000
Lot 176 : 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera Speedster Estimation $250.000 – $350.000
Lot 178 : 1977 Porsche 911 Targa Estimation $100.000 – $130.000
Lot 181 : 1995 Porsche 993 GT2 Estimation $400.000 – $600.000