Auction Recap: Worldwide Pacific Grove Auction

1940 BMW 328 Roadster

AUBURN, Ind. _  Worldwide Auctioneers presented its first ever auction out on the Monterey Peninsula on August 17. A total of 74 cars and motorcycles went under the hammer, with 70% finding new homes and a total sale of just under $7.5 million. High sale went to the one of a kind early production 1940 BMW 328 Roadster with Coachwork by Touring that realized $605,000. Other notable sales included a 1912 Fiat Tipo 56 Touring with original coachwork that brought $495,000 and a 1937 Packard 1507 Twelve Coupe Roadster, a former Pebble Beach Concours Award winner, that hammered sold for $467,500. The “Lieutenant’s Speedster” also went to a new home that night for $360,000, a ruby red 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster that had never been offered for public sale.

1912 Fiat Tipo 56 Touring

1958 Porsche 356A Speedster

1937 Packard 1507 Twelve Coupe Roadster

The Pacific Grove Auction also saw sale of selection of motorcycles from The Allen Smith Collection.

Full results from the sale are available online at

Next stop for the team at Worldwide Auctioneers is the tenth annual Labor Day Weekend sale, The Auburn Auction, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 2. Visit for details.



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