In addition to a venerable Bentley, in August Gooding & Company is offering a flotilla of rare ’50s coachbuilt Ferraris at its Pebble Beach sale.

Spanning the first 15 years of Ferrari’s production history, each of the examples on offer premiered as show models at Europe’s leading motor shows:

A 1957 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series II Coupe by Pinin Farina, a 1953 Ferrari 375 America by Vignale, a 1950 Ferrari 195 Inter by Touring, a 1963 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Coupe Aerodinamica by Pininfarina and a 1955 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta by Pinin Farina.

A flotilla of rare ’50s coachbuilt Ferraris at Gooding & Co.’s Pebble Beach sale

The 1957 Ferrari 410  Coupe (above) is one of only eight Series II 410 Superamericas built, and was first introduced at the 1957 Paris Auto Show.

Handsomely finished in black with natural leather interior, it was later acquired by the famous oil magnate H.L. Hunt.

Mathieu Heurtault © 2011 Courtesy of Gooding & Company; click to enlarge

The 1953 Ferrari 375 America (above), one of the last Vignale bodies commissioned by Ferrari, was originally displayed at the 1953 Torino Motor Show.

Restored to the highest possible standard and finished in the same pale yellow over cream with green interior that Vignale intended, its estimate is $2 million – $2.4 million.

A 1953 Ferrari 375 America originally displayed at the Torino Motor Show

The 1950 Ferrari 195 Inter (below), the Torino Motor Show Car was the first example built and one of only three bodied by Touring of Milan, estimated at $900,000 – $1.2 million.

Pawel Litwinski © 2011 Courtesy of Gooding & Company; click to enlarge

Rounding off the enviable offerings, the 1963 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Coupe Aerodinamica, the 1963 Geneva Motor Show car, is estimated at $1.2 million – $1.5 million.

A 1963 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Coupe Aerodinamica for up to $1.5 million

The 1955 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta (below), Pinin Farina’s 1956 Geneva Motor Show Car, is estimate is estimated at $650,000 – $800,000.

Pawel Litwinski © 2011 Courtesy of Gooding & Company; click to enlarge

Yes, we know – impossible to choose. Good thing you built that three-car garage….