After a couple of months of build-up, the Gosford Classic Car Museum auction has finally wrapped up, with final bidding taking place on location this weekend.
With a massive number of cars being shuffled off to new homes, and a finite number of buyers, it was the perfect storm for some strange results.
But spokesperson for the auction, and former F1 world champ, Alan Jones sees the results in a positive light.
“Proof that the Australian market is really strong came with only two international bidders successfully winning cars. It proves that Aussie car collectors value their classic cars and heritage,” says Jones.
“I am not surprised at the prices achieved in this world-class auction over the weekend attracting international attention.
”The cars got what they deserve, in a fantastic event which served as a true send-off in what was an emotional day of mixed feelings for both Lloyds Auctions and the Gosford Museum.”
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Gosford auction results
1964 Aston Martin DB5 - $1,550,000
2006 Aston Martin DBRS9 - $225,000
1997 Aussie Invader III LSR Jet - $455,000
1959 Ferrari 250 Testarossa – $275,000 (final known bid)
1962 Ferrari 250 GTE - $400,000 (final known bid)
1976 Ferrari 365 GT4 BB - $520,000
2006 Ferrari Superamerica $510,000
1992 Ferrari Testarossa 512TR - $270,000
1980 Holden/HDT VC Brock Commodore - $94,000
2015 HSV GTS Maloo - $79,000
1985 Lamborghini Countach 5000 QV - $500,000
1999 Lamborghini Diablo SV - $340,000
2017 Nissan R35 GT-R Nismo - $237,500
2002 Porsche 911 GT2 - $195,000 (final known bid)
2016 Porsche 911 R - $650,000
1993 Porsche 928 GTS - $90,000
1997 TVR Cerbera - $77,000
The Gosford Museum leaves a final note after the auction, posting on Facebook the following:
“A massive thank you to all our staff, the community for the support over the past few years and of course Lloyds Auctions for the amazing work they have done in getting these incredible results for our beautiful cars.”