The collectible automobile auctions marketplace continued to surprise everyone in Amelia Island this week, with the weather playing the final wildcard to prevent any analysis of the results having much meaning. Total sales were US$121.3 million, down from $140 million last year, but that doesn't mean much when the crowds headed for the auctions decided to go elsewhere when they had looked at the weather map.

Hagerty reports that the the average sale price was $332,345, which was down from an average sale price of $420,551 in 2016. It doesn't mean much because of all the disparate factors that influenced the weekend and the sale.

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Apart from the weather, this year's sale didn't include a Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder. Last year, one such car sold for $17.2 million, which just about covers the entire 2017 auction cluster shortfall compared to 2016. Nor did the 2017 sales have a collection as significant as the Jerry Seinfeld Porsche Collection, which sold for $22.2 million last year.

The average sale price was down in 2017 for myriad reasons but mainly because of lack of sales in the $10 million plus premium area, many of the hero cars failing to sell, and cars sold above $2 million being hence notably scarce.

Rather than attempt to unravel the auction, we've pulled together the most notable sales and non-sales, and thrown in a dozen outliers we liked.

No sale | 1957 Jaguar XKSS

We covered this car extensively in a pre-auction article. One of just 16 built, plus nine "continuation models", the car was expected to sell for between $13,000,000 and $16,000,000, but apparently missed reserve by just $100,000. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

No sale | 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta

Expected to potentially sell over the $10 million mark, this 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta by Scaglietti failed to make reserve | Official auction page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

No sale | 1950 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta by Touring

The 27th of 32 Ferrari 166 MM examples built and the 23rd of 25 Touring Barchettas, this 1950 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta was owned and raced by future Scuderia Ferrari driver Eugenio Castellotti in period and was expected to fetch between $8,000,000 and $10,000,000, but failed to meet reserve. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$7,700,000 | 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Cabriolet by Vanvooren

This 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Cabriolet by Vanvooren was the surprise top seller of the auctions, fetching $7.7 million. A highly original, unrestored example of the 42 Type 57S chassis produced, and one of just three extant by Vanvooren. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Darin Schnabel | RM-Sothebys)

No sale | 1928 Bentley 4½-Litre Le Mans Sports "Bobtail"

This Bobtail, is one of the most significant and correct 'works' Bentleys extant, being built for the factory team for the 1928 season. A two-time factory Le Mans entrant, including third place in 1929. | Expected to fetch between $6,500,000 and $7,500,000, it failed to meet reserve.| Official auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$5,665,000 | 1998 Porsche 911 GT1 Strassenversion

One of only 20 examples built, the 1998 Porsche 911 GT1 Strassenversion is the street version of the Le Mans-Winning 911 GT1. This highly original example has covered just 7,900 km from new | Sold for $5,665,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Jensen Suta / Gooding & Co)

No sale | 2015 Ferrari La Ferrari

This 2015 LaFerrari has less than 130 miles on the odometer, and was ordered with $124,000 of options, including carbon fiber fog lamps, mirrors, dashboard, upper and lower body portions, wheel caps and the rare carbon fiber roof panel. Offered with an estimate of $3,800,000 to $4,500,000, bidding must have gone very close to the reserve price, but didn't reach it. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$2,640,000 | 1995 Ferrari F50

Delivered new to boxer Mike Tyson, this 1995 Ferrari F50 still sold for $2,640,000. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Kevin Uy, RM-Sothebys)

$2,392,500 | 2015 McLaren P1

Offered for charity, this 2015 McLaren P1 was estimated to sell for between $2,000,000 and $2,300,000 and ultimately fetched $2,392,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$2,365,000 | 1956 Maserati A6G/54 Coupe Series III by Frua

This 1956 Maserati A6G/54 Coupe Series III by Frua is the only surviving example of two coupes built by Frua on the series III chassis and was displayed at the 1956 Turin Auto Salon. One of 22 Frua-bodied cars overall, and 65 total examples built, it was a class winner at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The car sold for $2,365,000. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$2,250,000 | 1949 Aston Martin DB Mk II

Expected to sell for between $1,500,000 and $2,250,000, this car marked the birth of the DB lineage, was raced by Lance Macklin, and became David Brown's personal car. It fetched $1,540,000. Official Auction Page (Credit: Jensen Suta / Gooding & Co)

$2,145,000 | 1936 Lancia Astura Cabriolet Series III "Tipo Bocca"

This 1936 Lancia Astura Cabriolet Series III "Tipo Bocca" by Pinin Farina sold for $2,145,000 was Pininfarina’s 1936 Milano Motor Show car and displayed at the inaugural Concorso d’Eleganza, in San Remo in May 1937. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Darin Schnabel, RM Sothebys)

$2,227,500 | 1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT Alloy

One of just two examples built with factory competition features, this 1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT Alloy with coachwork by Pinin Farina, sold for $2,227,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$1,842,500 | 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB

$1,842,500 | 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM-Sothebys)

$1,750,000 | 1989 Mazda 767B

This 1989 Mazda 767B is just one of three 767B Endurance Racers built, twice entering Le Mans and winning it's class in 1990. A seriously potent performer capable of winning vintage racing, it is elegible for Le Mans Classique. As the official auction page dubs it, "a well-prepared and historic example of Mazda’s Group C masterpiece." The car sold for $1,750,000 (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$1,705,000 | 1929 Stutz Model M Supercharged Coupe by Lancefield

One of three extant, this 1929 Stutz Model M Supercharged Coupe by Lancefield sold for $1,705,000, a new record for a Stutz at auction |  Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$1,705,000 |1966 Aston Martin Short-Chassis Volante

$1,705,000 |  1966 Aston Martin Short-Chassis Volante | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM-Sothebys)

$1,683,000 | 1956 Bentley S1 Continental Drophead Coupe

1956 Bentley S1 Continental Drophead Coupe by Park Ward | Sold for $1,683,000 to set a new record for the model | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM-Sothebys)

$1,650,000 | 2012 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport

This 2012 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport sold for $1,650,000 |  Official Auction Page<h3></h3> (Credit: RM-Sothebys)

$1,540,000 | 1949 Aston Martin DB Mk II

Expected to sell for between $1,500,000 and $2,250,000, this car marked the birth of the DB lineage, was raced by Lance Macklin, and became David Brown's personal car. It fetched $1,540,000. Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$1,540,000 | 1993 Porsche 964 Turbo S Leichtbau

One of only 67 built of Porsche’s first lightweight turbo production car, this 1993 Porsche 964 Turbo S Leichtbau had traveled less than 2,500 km when it sold for $1,540,000. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Jensen Suta / Gooding & Co)

$1,485,000 | 1990 Ferrari F40

The 77th of 213 F40s built for the US market, this 1990 Ferrari F40 has traveled just 1,600 miles in 27 years. Estimated to sell between $1,300,000 and $1,600,000, it fetched $1,485,000. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$1,375,000 | 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0

This 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0 sold well above the estimate of $900,000 to $1,100,000 to fetch $1,375,000, which is a record at auction for the model. | $1,375,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM-Sothebys)

$1,375,000 | 1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic by Ghia

1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic by Ghia | sold for $1,375,000 |  Official Auction Page (Credit: Darin Schnabel, RM Sothebys)

$1,375,000 | 1977 Porsche 934/5

This 1977 Porsche 934/5 is one of just 10 examples produced and raced with success in-period, including a class win at the 1979 Nürburgring ADAC 1,000 km and the 1981 Australian National Sports Car Championship. It fetched $1,375,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$1,358,500 | 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing | Sold for $1,358,500 |  Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$1,347,500 | 1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I Drophead Coupe "Honeymoon Express" by Freestone & Webb

1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I Drophead Coupe "Honeymoon Express" by Freestone & Webb | Sold for $1.347,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Darin Schnabel, RM Sothebys)

$1,347,500 | 1952 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback Sports Saloon by H.J. Mulliner

1952 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback Sports Saloon by H.J. Mulliner | Sold for $1,347,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Darin Schnabel, RM Sothebys)

$1,320,000 | 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America by Pinin Farina | sold for $1,320,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$1,300,000 | 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America

Believed to be the second-oldest remaining Spider America, this 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America is one of only 181 LHD examples built. It fetched $1.3 million | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$1,248,500 | 1953 Lancia Aurelia PF200 C Spider by Pinin Farina

The 1953 Geneva and Turin Motor Show car, this 1953 Lancia Aurelia PF200 C Spider is a Pinin Farina concept on the rare Aurelia B52 chassis. A ten year restoration, with a class win at the 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. | Sold for $1,248,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

No sale | 1938 Talbot-Lago T150C 'Lago Speciale' Cabriolet

This 1938 Talbot-Lago T150C 'Lago Speciale' Cabriolet  with coachwork to a design by Figoni , was expected to sell for between $1,200,000  and $1,500,000 but failed to meet reserve | Official Auction Page (Credit: Bonhams)

$1,237,500 | 1933 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Special Newmarket Permanent Sedan by Brewster

1933 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Special Newmarket Permanent Sedan by Brewster | Sold for $1,237,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Darin Schnabel, RM Sothebys)

$1,144,000 | 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing | Sold for $1,144,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Darin Schnabel /RM Sothebys)

$1,100,00 | 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C SS Coupe Zagato

One of  39  built, this 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C SS Coupe Zagato was a participant in the 1955 and 1956 Mille Miglia, has been repainted in its original color, but is otherwise completely original. It fecthed $1.1 million. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$990,000 | 1965 Aston Martin DB5

1965 Aston Martin DB5 | Sold for $990,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$957,000 | 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster | Sold for $957,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM Sothebys)

$902,000 | 1933 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Dual Cowl Sports Tourer by Castagna

1933 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Dual Cowl Sports Tourer by Castagna  | sold for $902,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM Sothebys)

$880,000 | 1950 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Coupe by Touring

1950 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Coupe by Touring | $880,000 | Official auction page (Credit: Darin Schnabel / RM Sothebys)

$770,000 | 2005 Porsche Carrera GT

2005 Porsche Carrera GT | Sold for $770,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM Sothebys)

$770,000 | 1938 Graham 97 Supercharged Cabriolet

1938 Graham 97 Supercharged Cabriolet by Saoutchik | Sold for $770,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM Sothebys)

$748,000 | 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC by Pininfarina

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC by Pininfarina | Sold for $748,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM Sothebys)

$726,000 | 1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Tourer by Hemmings

1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Tourer by Hemmings | Sold for $726,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM Sothebys)

$698,000 | 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet B by Sindelfingen

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet B by Sindelfingen | Sold for $698,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM Sothebys )

$632,000 | 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Drophead Sedanca Coupe by Gurney Nutting

1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Drophead Sedanca Coupe by Gurney Nutting | Sold for $632,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM Sothebys)

$550,000 | 1947 Cisitalia 202 SC Cabriolet

This 1947 Cisitalia 202 SC Cabriolet by Vignale sold within estimate ($525,000 to $625,000) at $550,000. One of around 60 202 SC Cabriolets produced, ther car was subject to a meticulous and photo-documented restoration. | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$550,000 | 1911 Pierce-Arrow Model 48 Touring

1911 Pierce-Arrow Model 48 Touring | Sold for $550,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$522,500 | 1933 Packard Twelve Convertible Victoria

This 1933 Packard Twelve Convertible Victoria sold with just four owners from new, having originally been delivered to Alfred G. Vanderbilt II | Sold for $522,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM Sothebys)

$517,000 | 1964 Porsche 356 Carrera 2 Coupe

This 1964 Porsche 356 Carrera 2 Coupe is one of just over 100 356 C Series Carrera 2s produced. It sold for $517,000 | Porsche 911 prices have been rising over the last five years and the market for the 356 is now beginning to follow the 911 upwards. This was the highest priced 356 of over 20 which crossed the black in Amelia Island |  Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$506,000 | 1953 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster

1953 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster | Sold for $506,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: RM Sothebys)

$478,500 | 1967 Maserati Mistral 4000 Spider

Presented in untouched, as-found condition after 34 years in storage, this 1967 Maserati Mistral 4000 Spider with coachwork by Frua sold over the estimate ($350,000 - $450,000), fetching $478,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$473,000 | 1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter

1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster with coachwork by Reutter. | Estimate: $475,000 - $550,000 | Sold for $473,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$467,500 | 1969 Ferrari Dino 206 GT

This 1969 Ferrari Dino 206 GT sold for $467,500 against an estimate of $500,000 to $600,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$335,500 | 1986 Lamborghini Countach 5000S

This Euro-specification 1986 Lamborghini Countach 5000S sold for $335,500 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Bonhams)

$330,000 | 2008 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione was produced as a hero car for Alfa's return to the American marketplace, first appearing at the 2003 Frankfurt Auto Show, and eventually appearing in 2007 as a limited run of 500 units. Of those, just 84 were destined for US shores, and most were pre-sold through Maserati dealerships well in advance of the cars’ delivery.This 2008 model sold for $330,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Gooding & Co)

$324,500 | 1954 Arnolt Bristol Prototype Roadster

$324,500 | 1954 Arnolt Bristol Prototype Roadster | Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$292,600 | 1904 Knox 16/18HP "Tudor" Five-Passenger Touring

1904 Knox 16/18HP "Tudor" Five-Passenger Touring | Sold for $292,600 |  Official Auction Page (Credit: Bonhams)

$275,000 | 1951 Allard J2

1951 Allard J2 | Sold for $275,000 |  Official Auction Page (Credit: Somer Hooker)

$242,000 | 1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Cabriolet

This 1947 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Cabriolet with coachwork by Franay was the 1947 Paris Auto Salon and Concours d'Elegnace de Deauville show car. It is one of just 11 Franay-bodied Silver Wraiths and one of only two bodied as a cabriolet. | Sold for $242,000 | Official Auction Page (Credit: Bonhams)

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