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RM Fall Carlisle posts $2.79M in sales

This 1959 De Soto Firedome convertible, 1 of 299 built, sold for $90,000 at the Auctions America by RM Fall Carlisle sale. (Ron Kowalke photo)

Auctions America by RM enjoyed a successful return to Carlisle, Pa., on Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, posting $2.79 million in sales with 50 percent of all lots sold at its debut Fall Carlisle sale. Held as part of Carlisle … More »

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Steam runabout headlines RM Hershey sale

This 1958 Packard hardtop, 1 of 675 built, sold for $45,000 at the RM Fall Hershey auction. (Ron Kowalke photo)

RM Auctions’ annual fall Hershey sale was held Oct. 6-7 at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pa. Headlined by the record sale of the 1884 De Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos steam runabout (pictured above), the auction generated over $10 … More »

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De Dion steamer sells for $4.2M

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It takes about one minute to pronounce the name of the oldest known operating motorcar: 1884 De Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos steam runabout, and it took about 19 more minutes on Oct. 7 for this historic car to reach a record selling price of $4,200,000. More »

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Contents of long-closed Wisconsin service station auctioned

Vintage metal die-cut Willard Battery Cables pronged display unit sold for $140.

Opportunities to travel back in time do not exist except in fiction books and TV shows and movies. But on Sept. 10, in Mosinee, Wis., old car enthusiasts got the chance to enter a time-warp combination service station and repair garage that had been shuttered for decades, to bid at auction on its vintage contents of shop equipment, tools and automobilia and petroliana items. More »

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Duesenberg, Ferrari make Pebble Beach history

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, sold more than $78 million in collector cars at its Pebble Beach Auctions on Aug. 20-21. A two-day sale of unprecedented results, Gooding … More »

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RM sets new world record for Mercedes-Benz sale

This stunning 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster set a new world record for a Mercedes-Benz sold at auction, selling for $9.68 million.

RM Auctions set a new world record Aug. 20 for a Mercedes-Benz sold at auction and sold 12 automobiles for individual million-dollar-plus results in Monterey, Calif. The star of the night, a spectacular 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster selling for an impressive $9.68 million. More »

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Million-dollar Packard tops RM at St. John’s

Formerly part of the late Frank Kleptz Collection and referred to as the “ghost car,” this auto show-display, plexiglas-bodied 1939-’40 Pontiac Deluxe Six sedan sold for $280,000 at the RM at St. John’s auction.   Story and photos by Angelo … More »

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WorldWide hits 10 years in Houston

Sale held in conjunction with Keels & Wheels a success More »

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’65 Corvette top lot at Mecum Kansas City

Spring Kansas City Auction was held March 11-12 in Kansas City, Mo More »

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RM bidders drop $24 million at Amelia Island

Taking the top-sale honors was an important 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico coupe More »

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