Auction News

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The debut of the Saratoga Auto Auction

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – The Saratoga Auto Auction, presented by the Saratoga Auto Museum, announced a world-class classic car auction taking place on September 22 and 23rd, 2017. Up for bid will be 200 unique and vintage autos, classic boats and motorcycles, all scheduled to be auctioned from the stage at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center...

Grand Prix-winning Maserati 300 S at Carmel auction

Legendary, two-time GP race winner to join the “Year of the Race Cars” sale San Francisco – This is the year of the pedigree race cars. Following the recent stream of news of Bonhams’ competition cars, such as the Jaguar Le Mans, Ferrari F1, Ferrari Tour de France, Lotus Indianapolis, not to mention the incredible...

Duesenberg leads menu for Auctions America Auburn Fall sale

AUBURN, Ind. _ Auctions America announced the addition of a  1933 Duesenberg Model SJ ‘Sweep Panel’ Phaeton by LaGrande, engine no. J-510, to to its annual Auburn Fall Collector Car Weekend Aug 31 – Sept 3. A true American performance powerhouse, the Duesenberg is one of 11 LaGrande “sweep panel” phaetons produced for the...

RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale offers up Ferraris

BLENHEIM, Ontario – RM Sotheby’s announced that it will auction 13 of the most iconic road-going Ferraris as part of its flagship Monterey sale, August 18-19, during the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance motoring week. Spanning over 50 years of Ferrari’s rich heritage, all cars boast low-mileage, carefully maintained status, coming directly from a single-owner collection....

Bob Gabeline estate sale recap

By Jim Volgarino   The Midwest is full of tiny towns. Many of them boast not much more than a grain elevator, a place where farmers might gather for hot coffee in the morning and maybe a stop sign or two. Yarmouth, Iowa with a population of 78 (by last count) is not an...

McCormick’s 63rd Palm Springs Auction

The 2017 Palm Springs Auction will take place November 17-19th 2017 at McCormick’s in Palm Springs, Cali. This event is shaping up to be one of the most interesting auctions with quite rare and unusual early entries. The McCormick family known for running a very detailed event for the past 31 years are attracting...

Raleigh Classic report

By Charles Farley The Raleigh Classic was held June 23-24 at the NC State Fairgrounds. The turnout was good despite the constant threat of thunderstorms. If you were looking to sell your pickup truck, this was the place to be this weekend. The Agriculture industry must be prospering, as farm tractors joined in on the...

Mecum’s Portland auction recap

WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions was in Portland June 16-17 with an impressive lineup of 461 classic and collector cars. The two-day auction at the Portland Expo Center achieved $7.9 million in overall sales totals topped by a 1968 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro  that brought $395,000. The well-documented, four-speed Yenko certainly stole the show in its...

Vicari’s 7th Annual New Orleans Auction

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – The Vicari Auction Company is returning to the Big Easy for its’ 7th annual New Orleans Collector Car Auction on July 8th, 2017. Up to 150 classics are expected to cross the auction block during the July auction held at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans. Bidder’s will have the...

Auction recap: Bonham’s Greenwich Sale

NEW YORK CITY _ Bonhams 10th annual Greenwich auction held Sunday, June 4 sale brought in a total of $7,380,000 in sales. Leading the sale were classic European sporting cars and modern supercars. The excellent condition, highly optioned, Euro-spec 1990 Ferrari F40 sold for $880,000 while the expertly restored 1932 Bugatti Type 49 Roadster...