Preview: RM Sotheby’s Aug. 15-17 Monterey Auction

Blenheim, Ontario, CANADA — Among the numerous highlights of RM Sotheby’s Aug. 15-17 sale at the Monterey Conference Center is the complete lineage of the Ford GT model, a lineup of four rare Ferrari sports and racing cars from the 1950s and 1960s, and the 1965 Aston Martin DB5 associated with the James Bond Thunderball film.

The Aston Martin, presented as part of RM Sotheby’s “Evening with Aston Martin” in Monterey, is one of just three surviving examples commissioned in period by Eon Productions and fitted with MI6 Q Brand specifications as featured in the iconic Bond films Thunderball and Goldfinger. Watch a special video about the car prepared by RM Sotheby’s.

Also on the docket is a 1939 Porsche Type 64, the oldest car to wear the Porsche badge and the only surviving Type 64. Watch video.

The digital catalog, including our top picks, is live and ready for perusing!

Courtney Cutchen ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

1974 BMW 3.5 CSL IMSA

Darin Schnabel ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

1962 Ferrari 250 California SWB Spider by Scaglietti

Auction Lot Photography by Deremer Studios LLC

1965 Shelby 427 Cobra

Darin Schnabel ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

1954 Maserati A6GCS by Fiandri & Malagoli