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1965 Aston Martin DB5 Shooting Brake / DB5/2273/L Vehicle Information

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1965 Aston Martin DB5 photograph

1965 Aston Martin DB5 photograph

1965 Aston Martin DB5 photograph

1965 Aston Martin DB5 photograph

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Sold for $1,765,000 at 2019 RM Sothebys : Monterey.
Aston Martin DB5 is a Shooting Brake conversion which, at the time, cost about twice the average price of a house in England. The work involved rebuilding the car from the windscreen back. The tubular structure of the roof was removed and extended with steel fabrications, and a single-piece rear hatchback. The inside had rear seats which could fold down, offering more than 40 cubic-feet of payload space.

This left-hand-drive shooting brake was sold new to Mr. Rainer Heumann of Switzerland and dispatched on December 1st of 1965. Along with the conversion, Mr. Heumann also requested optional extras of a power-operated radio aerial, two safety belts for the front seats, a detachable headrest for the passenger front seat, and the inscription of his initials on each door. The car remained with Mr. Heumann for three decades, having repainted it Cumberland Grey in the 1980s.

After Mr. Heumann passed away in 1996, the DB5 was in need of restoration, and five years later the car was sold from the family estate. In 2003, it was sold to its second Swiss owner, who undertook a complete body and chassis restoration by Aston Engineering. The body was refinished in Grigio Quartz. Additional work included re-enforcing the steel tubing in the roof structure, and the DB6 taillights were replaced by DB5 lights. The engine was upgraded to Aston Engineering's 4.2-liter specification, and the original automatic transmission was replaced with a five-speed ZF gearbox.

The current owner acquired in 2009, who immediately undertook a comprehensive overhaul and rectification. The engine was upgraded to 4.7 liters with triple SU HD8 carburetors. Suspension upgrades, including R.S. Williams springs and shock absorbers, were fitted, as were the correct 15-inch-diameter wheels. The exterior was repainted in the original Silver Birch. The Cavalry Grey carpets were swapped for Dark Blue to match the re-trimmed interior.


By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2019



Provenance *
* Please note, dates are approximate

2019 RM Sothebys : Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $1,000,000-USD $1,400,000 
Sale Price :
USD $1,765,000

1965 Aston Martin DB5 Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1965 sales)
1965 Aston Martin DB5
Chassis#: DB5/1847/L
Sold for USD$819,000
  2021 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours Auction
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5
Chassis#: DB5/2269/L
Sold for USD$874,000
  2021 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible
Chassis#: DB5C/2115/L
Sold for USD$3,195,000
  2021 RM Sothebys : Monterey
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5
Chassis#: DB5/2018/R
Sold for USD$527,091
  2020 RM Sothebys : London Online
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5
Chassis#: DB5/2028/L
Sold for USD$684,680
  2020 RM Sothebys : Paris
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5
Sold for USD$607,500
  2019 Silverstone - NEC Classic Motor Show
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Shooting Brake by Radford
Chassis#: DB5/2273/L
Sold for USD$1,765,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1965 Aston Martin DB5 image  1965 Aston Martin DB5 image  
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Sports Saloon
Chassis#: DB5/1839/L
Sold for USD$825,000
  2019 Bonhams : Quail Lodge Auction
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5 'Bond Car'
Chassis#: DB5/2008/R
Sold for USD$6,385,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Monterey
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1965 Aston Martin DB5
Sold for USD$879,534
  2019 Silverstone - Classic Cars & Competition Cars
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5
Chassis#: DB5/2202/L
Sold for USD$731,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1965 Aston Martin DB5 image  
1965 Aston Martin DB5
Chassis#: DB5/2072/L
Sold for USD$715,000
  2018 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Sports Saloon
Chassis#: DB5/1885/R
Sold for USD$2,592,348
  2018 Bonhams : Goodwood
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Coachwork by Touring
Chassis#: DB5C/1520L
Sold for USD$1,450,000
  2018 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5 4.2-Litre Convertible
Chassis#: DB5C/2122/R
Sold for USD$1,179,543
  2018 Bonhams : The Aston Martin Sale
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible
Chassis#: DB5C/1923/L
Sold for USD$2,700,000
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Icons
 
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage
Chassis#: DB5/2211/L
Sold for USD$1,100,000
  2017 Gooding & Company : Amelia Island
1965 Aston Martin DB5 image  
1965 Aston Martin DB5
Chassis#: DB5/2098/R
Sold for USD$990,000
  2017 RM Auctions : Amelia Island
1965 Aston Martin DB5 image  1965 Aston Martin DB5 image  
1965 Aston Martin DB5
Chassis#: DB5/1990/L
Sold for USD$1,045,000
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Arizona Auction
1965 Aston Martin DB5 image  1965 Aston Martin DB5 image  
1965 ASTON MARTIN DB5 VANTAGE SPORTS SALOON
Chassis#: DB5/2084/R
Sold for USD$1,187,613
  2016 Bonhams : The Aston Martin Works Sale
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1965 Aston Martin DB5's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1965 Aston Martin Short-Chassis VolanteDB5C/2305/R2021 RM Sothebys : Arizona $1,500,000$1,750,000
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Sports SaloonDB5/2026/R2019 Bonhams : The Bond Street Sale $470,000$550,000
1965 Aston Martin DB5 2019 Silverstone NEC Classic Motor Show $580,000$650,000
1965 Aston Martin DB52249/R2019 Silverstone The Sale of British Marques   
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage ConvertibleDB5C/1924/R2019 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island $1,400,000$1,600,000
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Sports SaloonDB5/1998/R2019 Bonhams : Scottsdale Arizona $700,000$800,000
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage ConvertibleDB5C/1924/R2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey $1,900,000$2,500,000
1965 Aston Martin Db5 2018 Mecum : Hershey$350,000  
1965 Aston Martin DB5DB5/2268/L2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey $1,200,000$1,400,000
1965 ASTON MARTIN DB5 SPORTS SALOONDB5/2264/R2016 Bonhams : The Aston Martin Works Sale $800,000$900,000
1965 Aston Martin DB5DB5/2058/R2015 Historics at Brookland $575,000$625,000
1965 Aston Martin Short Chassis VolanteDBVC/2330/r2013 Gooding and Company The Amelia Island Auction   
1965 Aston Martin DB5 4.2-Litre Sports SaloonDB5/1527/R2012 Bonhams Collectors' Motor cars and Automobilia at Goodwood $280,000$320,000
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Sports SaloonDB5/2234/R2012 Bonhams The Aston Martin Works Service Sale $240,000$280,000
1965 Aston Martin DB 5DB5/2055/L2012 Gooding & Company, Amelia Island, Fl $750,000$850,000
1965 Aston Martin DB5 VantageDB5/2204/R2011 H & H Pavilion Gardens   
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Sports SaloonDB5/2178R2011 Bonhams The December Sale $250,000$300,000
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Sports SaloonDB5/2058/R2009 Bonhams Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia $130,000$150,000
1965 Aston Martin DB5 ConvertibleDB5C/1911/R2009 RM Auctions Automobiles of London$355,000$375,000$425,000
1965 Aston Martin DB5DB5/1821/R2008 Automobiles of London$95,000$150,000$180,000
1965 Aston-Martin DB5 Drophead Coupe 2002 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction$190,000  

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Aston Martin DB5 Vehicle Profiles
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1963
Profile
Convertible Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5C/1253/L
Model Year: 1963
Profile
Convertible Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5C/1255/R
Engine Num: 400/1595
Model Year: 1963
Profile and Auction History

Convertible Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1964
Profile
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1964
Profile
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1964

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1964
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1964
Profile
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1964

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1964
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1964
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/1305/L
Engine Num: 400/1258
Model Year: 1964
Profile and Auction History

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/1469/L
Engine Num: 400/1446
Model Year: 1964
Profile and Auction History
Aston Martin DB5

Chassis Num: DB5/1486/R
Model Year: 1964
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/1499/R
Engine Num: 400/1489
Model Year: 1964
Profile and Auction History

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/1533/R
Engine Num: DB5/1533/R
Model Year: 1964
Profile
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/1612/L
Engine Num: 400/1621
Model Year: 1964
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB51395L
Model Year: 1964
Profile

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB51455L
Model Year: 1964
Profile
Convertible Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5C/1290/L
Model Year: 1964
Profile
Convertible Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Convertible Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5C/1295/R
Engine Num: 400/1560
Model Year: 1964
Profile and Auction History

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1965
Profile
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1965
Profile
Volante Convertible Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Volante Convertible Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1965
Profile

Volante Convertible Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Volante Convertible Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1965
Profile
Volante Convertible Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Volante Convertible Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Model Year: 1965
Profile
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 1871/L
Engine Num: 400/1878
Model Year: 1965

Vantage Convertible
Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 2116/R
Model Year: 1965
Profile
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: 2270/L
Model Year: 1965
Profile
Volante Convertible Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Volante Convertible Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5 1520L
Model Year: 1965

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/1941/R
Engine Num: 400/1896
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/1965/R
Engine Num: 400/1951
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/1990/L
Engine Num: 400/1099
Model Year: 1965

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/2008/R
Engine Num: 400/1995
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/2055/L
Engine Num: 400/2083
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/2071/L
Model Year: 1965
Profile

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/2098/R
Engine Num: 400/2204
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/2202/L
Engine Num: 400/2216
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/2207/R
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/2211/L
Engine Num: 400/2221/V
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5/2268/L
Engine Num: 400/2305
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History
Shooting Brake
Aston Martin DB5 Shooting Brake

Coachbuilder: Radford
Chassis Num: DB5/2273/L
Engine Num: 400/2241
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History

Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB52054L
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History
Coupe
Aston Martin DB5 Coupe

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB52269L
Model Year: 1965
Profile
Vantage Convertible
Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible

Coachbuilder: Touring
Chassis Num: DB5C/1924/R
Engine Num: 400/2111/V
Model Year: 1965
Profile and Auction History


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