RM sells 50 cars from Dingman Collection

The RM Auctions Dingman Collection sale included more than 1,000 signs and other pieces of automobilia. (Photo courtesy of RM Auctions)

RM Auctions rang up $9.88 million in sales with 100 percent of all lots sold at its Dingman Collection 2012 auction in Hamption, N.H., June 9-10.

The Dingman Collection represented many years of careful and meticulous acquisition by prominent businessman, investor and philanthropist, Michael Dingman, a former Ford Motor Co. director. The sale lifted the gavel on nearly 50 automobiles and more than 1,000 automotive signs and collectibles (offered in 845 individual lots).

The sale also featured 50 cars, including a 2011 Pebble Beach class-winning 1936 Ford Model 48 Cabriolet which brought $396,000 (below). The unique car features coachwork by Gläser and a 1935 model-year front end. Photo courtesy of RM Auctions

The sale also featured 50 cars, including a 2011 Pebble Beach class-winning 1936 Ford Model 48 Cabriolet which brought $396,000 (below). The unique car features coachwork by Gläser and a 1935 model-year front end. Photo courtesy of RM Auctions

Topping the automobile offerings was the 2011 Pebble Beach class-winning 1936 Ford Model 48 Cabriolet with coachwork by Gläser, which brought an impressive $396,000, including buyer’s premium.

A beautifully presented 1938 Lincoln-Zephyr coupe also garnered strong attention, achieving $330,000. Other top sales included a 1939 Lincoln-Zephyr convertible coupe for $269,500 and a 1938 Ford Deluxe Station Wagon for $209,000.

Other top 10 sellers included:

  • — 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Sportsman convertible, $253,000
  • — 1939 Ford Deluxe station wagon, $247,500
  • — 2005 Ford GT, $242,000
  • — 1938 Ford Deluxe Station Wagon, $209,000
  • —1940 Ford Deluxe station wagon, $203,500
  • —1940 Ford Standard station wagon, $192,500

The two-day sale featured one of the world’s most impressive automotive sign collections. Top sale honors went to a circa-1950s Ford “Jubilee” sign for $39,100  and a Lincoln-Mercury neon sign for $37,950.

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RM Dingman Collection Sale
Hampton, N.H.
50 Automobiles, plus 845 lots of automobilia
$9.88 million in sales, including 10 percent buyer’s premium on car (15 percent on automobilia).

Year   Make/Model                            Price

1934 Ford Deluxe Phaeton    $60,500
1935 Ford Deluxe Phaeton    $88,000
1935 Ford Deluxe Roadster    $132,000
1936 Ford Deluxe Cabriolet Custom Rod    $118,250
1936 Ford Deluxe Roadster    $181,500
1946 Ford Super Deluxe Station Wagon    $132,000
1937 Ford Deluxe Station Wagon    $143,000
1937 Ford Half-Ton Pickup    $55,000
1938 Ford Deluxe Phaeton    $104,500
1938 Ford Deluxe Station Wagon    $209,000
1938 Lincoln-Zephyr Convertible Sedan    $132,000
1938 Lincoln-Zephyr Coupe    $330,000
1939 Ford Deluxe Convertible Sedan    $129,250
1939 Ford Deluxe Station Wagon    $247,500
1939 Lincoln-Zephyr Convertible Coupe    $269,500
1939 Lincoln-Zephyr Convertible Sedan    $176,000

1940 Ford Deluxe Convertible Coupe    $165,000
1940 Ford Deluxe Station Wagon    $203,500
1940 Ford Standard Station Wagon    $192,500
1940 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet    $93,500
1940 Lincoln-Zephyr Convertible Coupe    $187,000
1941 Ford Super Deluxe Station Wagon    $145,750
1942 Ford Super Deluxe Station Wagon    $176,000
1942 Mercury Station Wagon    $187,000

1946 Ford Super Deluxe Convertible Coupe     $93,500
1936 Ford Custom Cabriolet Gläser body     $396,000
1947 Ford Super Deluxe Sportsman Convertible    $253,000
1947 Ford Super Deluxe Station Wagon    $192,500
1949 Ford Custom Convertible Coupe    $99,000

1950 Ford Custom Deluxe Convertible Coupe    $118,250
1950 Ford Custom Deluxe Country Squire Station Wagon    $154,000
1950 Mercury Convertible Coupe    $176,000
1950 Mercury Station Wagon    $165,000
1952 Mercury Custom 8-Passenger Station Wagon    $110,000

1962 Lincoln Continental Convertible    $88,000
1965 Lincoln Continental Convertible    $121,000

1986 AC Autokraft MkIV Cobra    $170,500
1986 Volkswagen Vanagon GL Syncro    $22,000
1989 Aston Martin Vantage Volante    $192,500
1989 Porsche 911 Speedster    $77,000

1996 TPD Kitchen Trailer    $12,100
1990 Prevost XL40 Conversion Motor Home    $51,700
1992 Porsche 911 Turbo America Roadster    $140,250
1995 Ford Mustang GT Coupe    $35,200

2005 Ford GT    $242,000
2008 Ford F-350 DRW 4X4 Super Cab XLT Styleside    $30,800
2006 Cargo Express Single Car Enclosed Trailer    $6,600
2007 Featherlite Two-Car Enclosed Trailer    $25,300

 

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