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Rare and unique rides anchor Carlisle Auctions’ Fall Carlisle offering

CARLISLE, PA – After a successful three-day offering as part of Spring Carlisle earlier in 2017, the Carlisle Auctions team returns to action for its second three-day event of the year; this time at Fall Carlisle. The weekend auction excitement commences September 28 at the Carlisle Expo Center and includes 450+ lots, including rare muscle, elegant...

Silverstone Auctions Porsche Sale

Rare Porsche is early entry in Silverstone Auctions’ Porsche Sale   One of only 11 examples ever made, a stunning 1992 Porsche 911 (964) RS Touring is one of the first cars consigned for the Silverstone Auctions Porsche Sale taking place at the Wing- Northamptonshire, UK on October 21st. The homologation special is one of only six UK right-hand drive versions, making...

Auction Recap: RM Auburn Labor Day sale

By Phil Skinner with reporting assist by Amanda Wheatley and Roy Velander AUBURN, Ind. _ When Rob Myers, founder of RM Auctions announced in June 2010, that his company was taking over the ownership of the former Kruse Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana, it was well received in both the local...

Silverstone Auctions’ Salon Privé Sale recap

Warwick, UK – An extremely rare 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo SE ‘Flat Nose’ Cabriolet broke UK auction records when it sold for £245,250 ($319,121) including premium at the Salon Privé Sale organized by Silverstone Auctions at Blenheim Palace on September 2,  2017. One of only 10 made, the UK specification Minerva blue ‘Flat Nose’ is...

Auction Preview: Worldwide Auburn sale

AUBURN, Ind. _ Worldwide Auctioneers’ 10th annual Labor Day Weekend sale is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 2.  A diverse selection of pre-and post-war classic vehicles is slated to go under the hammer, with the sale once again taking place at the National Auto & Truck Museum L29 Cord Building, a National Historic landmark within...

Auction Preview: McCormicks’s Palm Springs Auction

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. _ Stunning cars ranging from Hollywood’s silent movie era to the Rat Pack will be featured at McCormick’s Palm Springs Collector Car Auction on Nov. 17 -19. Nearly 600 vehicles, including classics and antiques, muscle cars and sport cars, trucks and motorcycles, will draw thousands of lookers and buyers...

Bonhams’ to sell fleet from Bothwell Collection

LOS ANGELES _ Bonhams will be auctioning a 50-car group of vehicles from noted collectors Lindley and Ann Bothwell of Southern California. The Bothwell Collection will be auctioned on site, at the Bothwell Ranch in Woodland Hills, Nov. 11. Lindley Bothwell was a charter member of the Horseless Carriage Club of...

Auction Recap: Worldwide Pacific Grove Auction

AUBURN, Ind. _  Worldwide Auctioneers presented its first ever auction out on the Monterey Peninsula on August 17. A total of 74 cars and motorcycles went under the hammer, with 70% finding new homes and a total sale of just under $7.5 million. High sale went to the one of a...

Modern, prewar and Street Rods at Mecum’s Dallas auction

The car-collecting hobby is one of varying ideals and motivations. There are those who procure classic cars as potential monetary investments. Collectors will fill their garages with examples that are essentially viewed as stocks ready to be sold at peak market maturity. There are others who take a more reverent approach...

Auction Recap: Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction

MONTEREY, Calif. _ Gooding & Company realized more than $91.5 million at the annual Pebble Beach Auctions, August 18-19. New owners were found for 110 of 135 lots, an 81% sales rate, with an average price of $832,670 per car. Twenty-two lots sold at or above the $1 million mark. The star...