RM Sotheby’s, in partnership with Ferrari, achieved a staggering €1.7M from only 16 lots in its Online Only: Once in a Millennium auction, which closed for bidding on rmsothebys.com.
Held in celebration of Scuderia Ferrari’s milestone 1000th Grand Prix event, which took place at Mugello, Italy on 11-13 September of this year, the Online Only sale offered 16 exclusive motorsport lots, all without reserve, relating to the landmark 2020 race. All lots represented a unique opportunity for Ferrari and F1 enthusiasts, and it was the stunning SF1000 Formula full-scale show car that attracted most pre-sale publicity. The rare and desirable lot had a pre-sale high estimate of €200,000 and sold for an amazing €1,272,000.
A number of lots doubled their pre-sale estimates including a racing suit signed by Mick Schumacher which sold for €45,600; a Sebastian Vettel signed racing suit which sold for €36,000; racing gloves signed by Sebastian Vettel sold for €12,600; racing gloves signed by Charles Leclerc sold for €12,000; and a racing signed by Charles Leclerc which made an incredible €63,600 against its pre-sale high estimate of €15,000.
Also on offer were two Behind the Scenes Grand Prix Race Experiences, which sold for €42,000 apiece; a Charles Leclerc Replica Racing Helmet which sold for €31,200; a Sebastian Vettel Replica Racing Helmet which sold for €31,200; two signed Ferrari SF1000 Rear Wing Endplates which sold for €27,000 and €26,400 respectively; three 2021 Formula 1 Grand Prix Race Experiences at Ferrari Gestione Sportiva, Maranello, which sold for €12,000, €10,800 and €10,800 respectively; and Mick Schumacher Signed Racing Gloves which sold for €5,640.