Auction News

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John Lennon’s 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230S up for auction at Scottsdale

Auburn, Indiana – Worldwide Auctioneers confirmed that Beatle John Lennon’s personal 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230SL will go under the hammer at its Scottsdale sale on Wednesday, January 18th. “We are thrilled to announce the addition of this historic motorcar to our Scottsdale lineup, once the personal property of one of the most influential and celebrated music icons...

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Mecum Kansas City Auction recap

WALWORTH, Wis. – Winning bids totaled more than $8 million when Mecum Auctions returned to Kansas City last weekend for its biannual collector-car auction at the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri. Over the course of the three-day auction, bidders took home 357 vehicles and 124 pieces of Road Art.  Corvettes dominated the top-sellers...

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1963 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Competition coming to Scottsdale

Exceedingly well preserved and documented championship-winning example and one of the most original of the 12 built San Francisco – Bonhams announced that an exceptional competition racing car will be up for sale at its Scottsdale auction in January. Complimenting the German and Italian examples already consigned, this newest addition represents the very best of Britain.  The 1963...

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Auction Preview: Artcurial Motorcars Rétromobile 2017

PARIS _ The Salon Retromobile auction from Artcurial Motorcars will be held Feb. 10 and will offer a diverse selection of collectors’ cars, from automobiles dating back to the Golden Age of French coachbuilding, when France built some of the best cars in the world, to finely tuned competition machines with a successful racing...

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Strong lineup on tap for Raleigh Classic

RALEIGH, N.C _ The Raleigh Classic Auction will be held Dec. 2-3 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Around 300 collector vehicles, including pre-war classics, American muscle cars, 1950s favorites, trucks and customs will will be on offer. Among the highlights are a 1970 Chevelle SS 454 LS6; 1970 Plymouth Superbird; 1969 Pontiac GTO...

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‘Barn find’ Porsche 356 steals show at Hilton Head sale

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. _  A 1957 Porsche 356A 1600 Speedster stole the show at  Auctions America’s second annual sale at the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival. Recently surfacing after more than 40 years parked in a Chicago-area garage, the Aquamarine Blue speedster spurred a spirited bidding contest between collectors in the room and...

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Worldwide Auctioneers’ sets January Scottsdale sale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Worldwide Auctioneers has confirmed plans to kick off the year with the first catalogue sale of Arizona Auction week. The company’s inaugural Scottsdale Auction is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 18 th in Old Town Scottsdale, with a selection of 80 fine motorcars including some no-reserve collections. “My partner...

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Auction Preview: McCormick’s Palm Springs Collector Car Sale

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. _ McCormick’s Palm Springs Collector Car auction on Nov. 18 –20 will feature an exotic array of cars, trucks and other vehicles ranging from foreign to domestic, from very rare to very customized, all in a wide range of styles and prices. Nearly 600 vehicles, including classics and antiques, muscle cars and sport cars,...

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Collector Car Auction in Amarillo

AMARILLO, Texas, /PRNewswire/ — Spanky and Amy Assiter are doing what they’re best known for: Selling collector cars. On Saturday, Oct. 8, they and the rest of the Assiter Auctioneers team will take the platform at the Amarillo Tri-State Exposition Fairgrounds to auction more than 150 collector cars. “There’s nothing Amy and I love...

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Bonhams’ ‘Preserving the Automobile’ auction

New York –  On Monday, October 3rd Bonhams will host its fifth annual Preserving the Automobile Auction at Philadelphia’s Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Particularly noteworthy about this unique, forward-thinking sale is the depth and breadth of automobiles on offer. Characterizing just about every era and interest of motoring, the careful selection of vehicles also presents nearly...