AC Top 10

The AC Top 10 is a list of the ten most expensive items to ever sell in the categories of Collector Cars, Watches, Artwork, Wine, Whiskey, Sports Cards and Rare Books.

Each item is ranked by the amount of the last sale along with a link to details on previous owners, valuation estimates and historical significance.

Collector Cars
Sale Price
11962 Ferrari 250 GTO$48,115,000
21957 Ferrari 335 S$35,711,359
31954 Mercedes-Benz W196 $29,650,095
4 1956 Ferrari 290 MM $28,000,000
51967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 S NART Spider $27,500,000
61964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale $26,400,000
71956 Aston Martin DBR1 $22,550,000
81955 Jaguar D-Type $21,780,000
91939 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B Lungo Spider $19,800,000
101961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider $18,500,000
Watches
1Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication $23,930,000
2Rolex Paul Newman Daytona #6239 $17,750,000
3Patek Philippe Stainless Steel #1518 $11,627,000
4Patek Philippe Stainless Steel #5016A-010 $7,259,000
5Patek Philippe Titanium #5208T-010 $6,226,000
6Rolex Daytona Unicorn #6265 $5,937,000
7Patek Philippe Gold Chronograph #1527 $5,709,000
8Rolex Bao Dai #6062 $5,060,000
9Patek Philippe Yellow Gold Calibre 89 $5,042,000
10Patek Philippe White Gold Calibre 89 $5,003,000
Artwork
1Salvator Mundi $450,300,000
2Interchange $300,000,000
3The Card Players$250,000,000
4Nafea Faa Ipoipo $210,000,000
5Number 17A $200,000,000
6Wasserschlangen II $183,800,000
7No. 6 (Violet, Green and Red) $186,000,000
8Pendant portraits of Maerten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit$180,000,000
9Les Femmes d’Alger (“Version O”) $179,400,000
10Nu couche $170,400,000
Wine
1Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1992 $500,000
2Jeroboam of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945 $310,700
3Cheval Blanc 1947 $304,000
4Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck$275,000
5Chateau Lafite 1869$230,000
6Chateau Margaux 1787 $225,000
7Ampoule from Penfolds $168,000
8Chateau Lafite 1787 $156,450
9Romanee Conti 1945 $123,900
101811 Chateau D’yquem $117,000
Whiskey
1Isabella’s Islay$6,200,000
2The Macallan M $628,205
3The Macallan 64 IN Lalique Cire Perdue $464,000
4Dalmore 62 $250,000
5Dalmore 64 Trinitas $160,000
6Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve 1955 $94,000
7Springbank 1919 $78,000
8The Macallan 1926 Fine & Rare$75,000
9Glenfiddich 1937 $71,700
10Dalmore 62 Single Highland Malt Scotch (Matheson 1942) $58,000
Sports Cards
1Honus Wagner T206 $3,120,000
2Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps $1,130,000
3Babe Ruth 1916 Sporting News $717,000
4Pete Rose/Pedro Gonzalez 1963 Topps $700,000
5“Shoeless” Joe Jackson 1909 American Caramel $667,149
6Nolan Ryan/Jerry Koosman 1968 Topps $612,359
7Babe Ruth 1914 Baltimore News $575,000
8Willie Mays 1952 Topps $478,000
9Roberto Clemente 1955 Topps $478,000
10Joe Doyle 1909-1911 ATC T206 $414,750
Rare Books
1The Codex Leicester $30,800,000
2The Book of Mormon (Printer’s Manuscript) $35,000,000
3The Gospels of Henry the Lion $11,700,000
4The Magna Carta $21,300,000
5The St. Cuthbert Gospel $14,000,000
6The Bay Psalm Book $14,165,000
7The Rothschild Prayerbook $13,600,000
8Birds of America’ $11,500,000
9The Gutenberg Bible $5,400,000
10The Canterbury Tales’ $7,500,000