Other Ferraris on offer at the Scottsdale sale include a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 estimated at up to $1.6 million, and a 1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast estimated at up to $1.25 million. Also featured at the event will be an extremely rare, matching-numbers 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing (right), one of only 29 light-weight, alloy-bodied versions of the iconic car built for owners who wanted to race their vehicles, estimated at up to $3 million. The alloy Gullwings were equipped with a high- performance NSL motor, Rudge wheels and stiff suspension.
"The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing and Ferrari LWB California Spider weíre offering are extraordinary automobiles, fantastic examples of two of the most iconic collectible cars of their era, which have become must-have inclusions in many top collections," notes David Gooding, president and founder of Gooding & Company.†"Itís been nearly five years since an Alloy Gullwing has surfaced for public sale and this desirable, late-production California Spider equally represents an exciting opportunity for those in the market." For more information, visit GoodingCo.com.
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Jared Paul Stern
Jared Paul Stern has written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the New York Times' T magazine, GQ, WWD, Vogue, New York magazine, Details, Hamptons magazine, Playboy, BlackBook, the New York Post, Bergdorf Goodman magazine and Luxist among others. The founding editor of the Page Six magazine, he has also served as a judge for everything from the International Best Dressed List to the F...(Read More)