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This 1939 Bentley Mark V 4.25 Litre from the JWR collection is up for bid in the June 11 Elegance at Hershey auction presented by The Finest Automobile Auctions. Bid online on Proxibid. (PRNewsFoto/Proxibid)

Finest Automobile Auctions will debut live auction at Elegance at Hershey

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. /PRNewswire/ — The Finest Automobile Auctions, a new auction house focused on delivering the finest experience for collector car enthusiasts, and Proxibid have partnered to bring together some of the most sought-after collector cars available at auction with the most sophisticated online bidding solution to ensure collectors from across the globe can bid...

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Mecum started 2016 in a big way

What started out as a relatively small Corvette-based sale in Kissimmee, Florida just a little over a decade ago, has grown by leaps and bounds to become the largest collector-car auction in Dana Mecum’s schedule. In fact, it is the largest collector-car auction in size, time and number of cars offered anywhere in the...

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A hybrid car made in America 100 years before the Prius

Bonhams to offer the one-and-only landmark 1896 Armstrong Phaeton Hybrid at its Amelia Island Auction on March 10th New York – With the dawn of the automobile America was among the vanguard in terms of innovation, and few places were more a hotbed of motoring development than New England. In 1896 the Armstrong Company...

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1937 Bugatti 576SC Sports tourer up for auction

Ultimate pre-war supercharged rarity will be offered at Bonhams’ Amelia Island Auction March 10 NEW YORK – Bonhams announced a noteworthy addition to its second annual Amelia Island Auction next month – a 1937 Bugatti 57SC Sports Tourer with one-off coachwork by Vanden Plas. Chassis number 57541 is regarded by many as one of the...

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Barn find Renaults

RANDERS, Denmark — Campen Auktioner’s recent discovery of more than 50 Renault automobiles in a barn on the Danish island of Funen in January this year reminded us that there are still undiscovered treasures lurking in attics, cellars and barns around the world. Although many of the cars are non-runners, they were carefully prepared...

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1961 Ferrari California Spider up for bids at Amelia

Gooding & Company has added a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider to its Amelia Island Auction on March 11.  This highly coveted Ferrari is the 22nd SWB California Spider built and one of only 37 covered-headlight examples produced. Ferrari’s leading US dealers, Luigi Chinetti and John von Neumann, requested from the factory...

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Amelia Island Schedule

March 10: Bonhams’ The Amelia Island Auction will be held at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Amelia Island. Early highlights include a 1924 Bentley 3-Liter Red Label Speed Model tourer, 1933 Maserati 8C 3000 Biposto, 1957 Ferrari 275GTB/4, 1960 Maserati 3500GT Spider and Bob Lutz’s 1935 Riley MPH Two-seater sports car. Learn more...

1970 Pontiac GTO Convertible (Lot S105)
Photo by Carol Duckworth, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions

Mecum in Kansas City March 11-12

Mecum Collector Car Auction at the Kansas City Convention Center March 11-12 For more than 20 years, Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction company, has regularly held auctions at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo. That history continues March 11-12 as an estimated 700 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes,...

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Reggie Jackson partners with Rick Cole Auctions

California-based Rick Cole Auctions has announced baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has acquired an ownership interest in the company. Jackson, a longtime car enthusiast and collector, joins company founder Rick Cole and Terry Price as a full partner in the firm. “I’ve enjoyed my relationship with Terry and Rick for decades and have...

RecordBreaking Ferarri

$35.7 million sale of Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti

Paris – Friday, February 5, 2016, shortly after 6:50 p.m., at the Retromobile Salon, Artcurial Motorcars, the collectors’ car department at Artcurial recorded one of the most expensive car sales at auction ever, under the gavel of Maitre Hervé Poulain. The iconic 1957 Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti, from the Pierre Bardinon Collection was bought by an international...