Santa Monica, CA — Gooding & Firm achieved gross sales of greater than $1.15 million at its Feb. 8-19 Geared On-line Phil Hill Automobilia Assortment sale. The public sale bought all 306 tons for a 100% sell-through charge, with 64% of the choices promoting above their pre-auction estimates.
The Herbert Johnson Racing Helmet, worn by Phil Hill throughout his maiden victory on the 24 Hours of Le Mans, took house the highest prize of the public sale. Get all results past the highest 10:
— Herbert Johnson Racing Helmet: $193,750
— Rolex “Zenith” Daytona Watch: $100,000
— Unique Script for the 1966 movie Grand Prix: $63,750
— Ford/Shelby American Cobra Workforce Jacket, c.1963: $61,250
— Racing Helmet Worn by Phil Hill, c. 1963-1967: $45,000
— 1958 24 Hours of Le Mans Pilote Coin and Signed Letter from Enzo Ferrari to Phil Hill: $33,750
— 1962 24 Hours of Le Mans Distance Cup: $27,500
— Scuderia Ferrari Driver’s Settlement for Phil Hill to Take part in 1959 Targa Florio, Nürburgring 1000 Km, 24 Hours of Le Mans, 10 Hours of Messina, and Reims Sport Automotive Races: $26,875
— 1955 Elkhart Lake’s Highway America Highway Race Trophies, Driver Badge, Entrant Plaque, and Official Program: $20,625
— Important gadgets from Phil Hill’s Victory with Ferrari on the 1958 12 Hours of Sebring: $20,625
Gooding’s third and closing Phil Hill Automobilia Assortment sale, “Treasures from the Hill Garage,” will start at 9 a.m. PDT March 15 and run by March 26. The net catalog might be out there March 15.