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RM Sotheby’s offers ‘no reserve’ Porsche collection

London – RM Sotheby’s announced that it will offer 42 Porsches from a Swiss collection ‘without reserve’ across a series of its global auctions in 2017. The first group of motor cars from the collection—a docket of 13 vehicles—are bound for RM’s Paris sale next month (February 8th). Spooling up the turbos amongst the collection...

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JLB Autocrib Porsche collection at Auctions America

Fort Lauderdale, Florida –  Auctions America will kick start its 2017 auction season in March by presenting the JLB Autocrib Collection—one of the nation’s preeminent Porsche collections— ‘without reserve’. Comprising a group of 25 Porsches along with an extensive groups of Porsche automobilia, the collection will be a highlight of Auctions America’s 15th annual Fort Lauderdale...

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Rétromobile 2017 offers up items of Johnny Hallyday

This year, as part of the Rétromobile 2017 by Artcurial Motorcars sale, the auction house joins rock star Johnny Hallyday to present an auction event in which all profits will go to the charity La Bonne Etoile. France’s favorite rock star has caused a stir by offering two lots from his personal collection : his famous...

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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...