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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...

Auction Recap: RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale

MONTEREY, Calif. _ RM Sotheby’s celebrated one of its most successful results to dateat its flagship Monterey sale, generating nearly $133 million with 88 percent of all lots sold. The two-day total was led by 32 individual million-dollar-plus results. The event was highlighted by the top sale on the Monterey Peninsula this...

Mecum to offer Henry Ford’s custom runabout ‘Evangeline’ in Monterey

Ford’s One-Of-A-Kind Build Among Several Boats to be Offered at Daytime Auction WALWORTH, Wis. – Five boats are set to cross the block at Mecum’s Daytime Auction slated for Aug. 16-19 in Monterey, California, including Henry Ford’s one-of-a-kind custom runabout named “Evangeline.” A lifelong friend of renowned naval architect John L. Hacker, Henry...

Auctions America’s Auburn Fall Auction

More than 850 of the world’s finest automobiles will cross the legendary Auburn Fall auction block over Labor Day weekend (August 31-September 3) at the Auburn Auction Park, Auburn, IN. Of those, over 170 automobiles and 200 automobilia lots are guaranteed to sell without reserve. From the noteworthy 1974 AMC Hornet Hatchback “Astro Spiral” – James Bond Stunt...

Bonham’s Monterey Car Week 2017 line-up

Bonhams’ 20th annual Monterey Car Week auction line-up 2017 SCHEDULE Event:  Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction – hosted in conjunction with The Quail Motorsports Gathering Venue:  Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel Valley, California Location:  western lawns at corner of Rancho San Carlos Road and Valley Greens Drive Sale Day:  Friday, August 18, 10am Preview Days:  Wednesday-Thursday, August...