Tuesday, May 4, 2010

RM Auctions Monaco "Birdcage" goes for over 3 million

1960 Maserati Tipo 61 ‘Birdcage’
Company: RM Auctions
Location: Monte Carlo, MCO
Date: May 1, 2010
Lot: 292
SOLD at: $3,343,648

Overall, 88 of the 105 pre- and post-war motor cars changed hands to produce an 86 percent sell-through rate, and the event achieved €33,235,917 ($45,101,139) in total sales, making Sporting Classics of Monaco’s debut one of the most successful automobile auctions ever held.