Talbot-Lago, Ferrari each sell for $4,620,000 at RM Monterey on final event night

An exquisite 1938 Talbot-Lago T150-C Lago Speciale Teardrop Coupe with coachwork by Figoni et Falaschi, and an exceptional 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Berlinetta, the fifth of only seven examples built, each sold for $4,620,000 at RM’s Sports & Classics of Monterey Saturday night, leading an impressive group of 14 individual million-dollar-plus sales.

TV personality and former racer Alain de Cadenet joined auctioneer Max Girardo onstage for the six-hour sale, which saw 84 motor cars cross the podium before a packed house.

Unofficial Million-Dollar Sales from Saturday, August 14:
Lot 359: 1938 Talbot-Lago T150-C Lago Speciale Teardrop Coupe (pictured) – $4,620,000
Lot 351: 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Berlinetta – $4,620,000
Lot 353: 1949 Delahaye Type 175 S Roadster by Saoutchik – $3,300,000
Lot 360: 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder – $2,612,500
Lot 347: 1955 Jaguar D-Type – $2,090,000
Lot 365: 2007 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione – $1,925,000
Lot 335: 1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series III Coupe – $1,760,000
Lot 345: 1933 Packard Twelve Coupe – $1,622,500
Lot 346: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Cabriolet – $1,622,500
Lot 342: 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Berlinetta – $1,567,500
Lot 341: 1933 Duesenberg SJ Riviera Phaeton – $1,430,000
Lot 349: 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy Berlinetta – $1,155,000
Lot 339: 1966 Ferrari 500 Superfast – $1,127,500
Lot 363: 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta – $1,045,000
 
The Saturday night sale marked the conclusion of RM’s 2010 Classics of Monterey event, which attracted record bidder registrations from 29 countries, including Monaco, Brazil, Japan, and the United Arab Emirates.

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