More than £2.5 million ($3,289,500) changed hands in just three hours at the annual Porsche Sale organized by Silverstone Auctions in association with Porsche Club GB at Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, UK on October 21st.
In a packed sale room swelled by over 300 Porsche Club GB members, the Silverstone Auctions team achieved a respectable sales rate of 64 per cent for cars and 82 per cent for automobilia.
International interest was high with internet and phone bidders from Denmark, Poland and Indonesia among others, but the top cars sold in the room. The online and phone bidders were squeezed out early on in the battle for a very rare 1992 Porsche 911 (964) RS Touring by a heated two-way battle in the room. One of only six supplied to the UK, the car sold for £219,375 ($288,653) including premium.
Also beating its estimate was a 1955 Porsche Chamonix 500 Spyder recreation, which was hammered away at £43,875 ($57,730).g.
The top price paid on the day was for a 1998 Porsche 911 (993) Turbo S which sold on site for £253,125 ($333,061).
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